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Let’s work to keep the words of MLK alive | Commentary
Jan 08 2013, 10:44 AM
I have been sponsoring and organizing a Martin Luther King, Jr., commemoration on the island for 23 years, always held on Jan. 15, his birthday. We’ve had some wonderful guest speakers and local musicians involved over the years, as well as many of our local clergy. It’s been one of my missions in life to keep the memory of Dr. King alive.
Movie and a live video shoot come to the theater
Jan 08 2013, 10:46 AM
Islanders can escape the rain to watch a vibrant dance movie, “Step Up 2 the Streets,” and then appear in a new music video being shot at the Vashon Theatre at 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Ensemble to play music inspired by a legendary guitarist
Jan 08 2013, 10:49 AM
The Greg Ruby Quartet, an ensemble that plays music inspired by virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt, is coming to town on Saturday for a concert at the Blue Heron Arts Center.
County, conservation groups to discuss status of 13 projects
Jan 08 2013, 10:56 AM
Calling it a “habitat stewardship whirlwind,” King County’s Vashon basin steward is organizing an evening event where islanders can learn the status of a number of conservation efforts currently under way on Vashon.
Former VHS student, now Harvard prof, to speak to students, public about her work
Jan 08 2013, 10:58 AM
A Harvard professor with deep roots on the island will visit Vashon High School next week, speak to students at a lunch gathering and offer a presentation to the public about her area of expertise.
Tech prognosticator to give lecture on trends and the job market
Jan 08 2013, 10:58 AM
An internationally known expert in technology and economics will visit Vashon next week to give students and their families insights about the world they will enter after graduation.
Store owners purchase vacant land
Jan 09 2013, 9:56 AM
The owners of Vashon Thriftway have purchased a 4.5-acre parcel in Vashon town, considered the largest piece of vacant, developable land in the town core and zoned for both commercial and multi-family residential development.
Park district board considers proposal to privatize kayak center
Jan 08 2013, 1:43 PM
An islander with a passion for kayaking would like to take ownership of the Vashon Park District’s kayak center and run it as a private, for-profit enterprise.
The park district and the power of the spoken word | Editorial
Jan 09 2013, 9:34 AM
It’s time for the commissioners who run the Vashon Park District to comport themselves professionally and honorably. To use words thoughtfully. To show they get it.
Yacht club plans to replace its aging dock
Jan 09 2013, 9:40 AM
The Quartermaster Yacht Club’s docks have long been a labor of love. The small, nonprofit club built its first docks in Burton by hand decades ago, added onto them as club numbers grew and in recent years have painstakingly maintained and repaired the aging, 100-slip structure.