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Hoopsters grab another win but miss playoffs by one loss
Feb 05 2013, 10:59 AM
The Pirates basketball team, hoping to qualify for state playoffs, played two must-win games last week. They started off well with a dominant win over Chimacum, but then took a road loss to a tough Eatonville team over the weekend.
Vashon wrestlers do it again
Feb 05 2013, 11:07 AM
Twenty-two Pirate wrestlers entered the Nisqually League sub-regional tournament hosted by Vashon on Saturday. By the end of the day, an impressive 17 were in the hunt for medals and a berth to the regional tournament this weekend in Castle Rock. Last year the team sent 13 to regionals.
Pirates take down Cowboys again in rematch
Feb 05 2013, 11:11 AM
The Vashon girls basketball team played two games last week, defeating the Chimacum Cowboys at home on Tuesday, Jan. 29, before dropping a game at Eatonville on Saturday.
Music and art on the Rock | Entertainment Briefs
Feb 05 2013, 11:13 AM
If you fancy rock, folk and blues with a dose of mischief, be sure to catch Asa Broomhall at The Bike at 9 p.m. Friday.
Save the date for hot Valentine’s shows
Feb 05 2013, 11:19 AM
Last spring, hundreds on Vashon were transported to the land of aloha by Makana’s slack-key magic. Now he’s returning to island for a special Valentine’s Day event.
The creative process on display: Painter, musician put on unique performance
Feb 07 2013, 3:57 PM
The Open Space for Arts & Community is bringing back what they call the riskiest show they’ve ever put on. On Saturday, Feb. 9, two of the island art scene’s finest — painter Pam Ingalls and musician Daryl Redeker — will bare it all in a joint improvisational performance billed as Brush Notes II.
Maybe Islanders should buy the Rhody | Letter to the Editor
Feb 05 2013, 12:27 PM
Perhaps we (Vashon Island residents) could form a group to purchase the Rhododendron and run it back and forth between Vashon and Fauntleroy to take up the slack when the state does cut back on service.
Stalemate over Mukai farmhouse has gone on long enough | Letter to the Editor
Feb 05 2013, 12:29 PM
I wonder how long Island Landmarks board members J. Nelson Happy and Mary Matthews are going to keep moving chess pieces around in order to avoid giving up their puzzling hold on the Mukai property. For those interested in getting a fuller picture of the prolonged stalemate, go to the search function at vashonbeachcomber.com and type in “Mukai farmhouse.”
Second Amendment framers were concerned about power of government
Feb 05 2013, 12:33 PM
The Jan. 30 issue of The Beachcomber included two letters to the editor that disagreed with an earlier letter by Jim Plihal, regarding interpretation of the Second Amendment, specifically the ability of the people to defend against tyranny. For clarification, John Williams (“Interpretation of amendment has strayed from its roots”) mistakenly claimed that Article II of the constitution is “also called the Second Amendment,” when, in fact, Article II creates the executive branch and is not an amendment at all.
Second Amendment needs to be seen in its historical context | Letter to the Editor
Feb 05 2013, 12:33 PM
In rebuttal to John Williams’ recent letter to the editor (“Interpretation of amendment has strayed far from its roots,” Jan. 30), his literal and narrow interpretation of our Second Amendment is both misleading and uninformed.