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Cougars overwhelm in girls basketball
Dec 18 2012, 11:32 AM
The Vashon girls basketball team dropped a home game against the state number-four ranked Cascade Christian Cougars on Friday.
Vashon basketball takes down top-ranked Cascade Christian
Dec 18 2012, 11:34 AM
This week the Pirate boys basketball team, after dropping two league games in a row, turned the season around when it took down the Cascade Christian Cougars, 57-44. The Friday win was a significant one for the Pirates, as the Cougars were ranked number one in class 1A in the latest Tacoma News Tribune poll.
Wings Birdseed to shutter its doors by Christmas
Dec 18 2012, 11:36 AM
Anne Theiss and Sandy Blake announced last week that after more than two years on the Vashon business scene, Wings Birdseed Company would shutter its doors.
Curtain's up on these holiday shows | Entertainment Briefs
Dec 18 2012, 1:25 PM
An annual show based on the Dr. Seuss classic will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Vashon Theatre. “The Grinch Takes a Wholiday” stars Island performer Steffon Moody in what has become a yearly opportunity for the actor to don an elaborate Grinch costume and deliver his own comic spin on the beloved character.
It's A Wonderful Life: Thespians present a new version of the classic tale
Dec 18 2012, 1:34 PM
For many, it’s a holiday tradition — to gather the family in front of the tube and fall into the flickering, black-and-white magic spell that is Frank Capra’s great American film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Light up the night: Local stars shine in an all-ages solstice celebration
Dec 18 2012, 1:37 PM
Islanders who have been watching the ancient Mayan calendar wind down and shivering in anticipation that it might mean the end of the world won’t want to miss a big event coming up on Friday.
Islanders, prepare for the final days | Humor
Dec 18 2012, 1:41 PM
I’m on the plane ride home from visiting my folks, and it’s exactly two weeks before Dec. 21, 2012, the total end of the world. Yes, here, too.
It’s time to confront a gun lobby that’s out of control | Editorial
Dec 18 2012, 1:43 PM
Five months ago, an editorial about the mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., appeared on these pages. We noted the madness of a legal system that allowed a young man to purchase 6,000 rounds of ammunition by mail order, that the United States is first in the world, followed by Yemen, in our per capita ownership of guns and, most noteworthy, the seeming lack of a collective sense of outrage over this sorry state of affairs.
Connecticut events bring both gratitude, sadness | Letter to the Editor
Dec 18 2012, 1:45 PM
As the horrendous news of Sandy Hook Elementary unfolded and tales of heroism and sacrifice were told, I took time to reflect on our teachers and administrators here on Vashon.
Peace begins with each one of us | Letter to the Editor
Dec 18 2012, 1:47 PM
The mass shootings in the last week have horrified me again. It’s not enough to ask why we allow automatic weapons to be sold or other legitimate issues about gun control. We have an epidemic of gun deaths, but the issue goes deeper. Our culture is steeped in violence.