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Certain truths linger from one generation to the next
Feb 19 2013, 12:18 PM
On the kitchen counter on a recent Saturday morning, buried under drifts of schoolwork, grocery store circulars, sports bottles and two crude ceramic objets d’ art that have occupied the same spot on the counter for two years without explanation, I uncovered a large watercolor on an oversized sheet of white paper, pasted to an even larger black construction paper backing.
Key user groups need to pay for the fields project | Letter to the Editor
Feb 19 2013, 12:20 PM
Historically, the Vashon Park District’s commissioners worked cooperatively with special interest groups to enhance and improve park property for the benefit of the sponsoring group and the greater island community. Projects that have followed this model to a good outcome include the equestrian course and covered arena at Paradise Ridge Park, the boathouse at Jenson Point, the renovation of many structures at Point Robinson Park and much work done successfully at BARC.
Our local laundromat does a great job | Letter to the Editor
Feb 19 2013, 12:30 PM
We have taken our dry cleaning to Joy since we moved here in 2005. She does an excellent job. The two gentlemen who work for her are polite and efficient. We also use the big washing machine and dryers in the laundromat for quilts, cushions and other large items.
Attend Saturday’s meeting on the fields project | Editorial
Feb 19 2013, 12:35 PM
Members of the Vashon Park District board have sounded the right note: It’s time to figure out a plan for completing the fields project north of town. And then to execute it.
New pizza restaurant slated to open in April
Feb 19 2013, 1:03 PM
A pizzeria that will fire made-to-order pies in a brick oven in 60 to 90 seconds is slated to open in April at the former site of Movie Magic.
Girls on Vashon work to help improve lives of girls in Kenya
Feb 19 2013, 1:14 PM
Several girls on Vashon have banded together, set their sights on Africa and are raising money to improve the lives of girls who belong to the Maasai tribe in Kenya.
Ferry district could be folded into the county
Feb 19 2013, 1:16 PM
A bill pending before the state Legislature would make the free-standing King County Ferry District a part of county government.
Permitting agency to offer weekly service
Feb 19 2013, 1:19 PM
King County’s Depart-ment of Permitting and Environmental Review (DPER) will begin holding weekly office hours on Vashon, where officials will be on hand to take permit applications and answer questions.
Unitarians embrace social justice, spiritual openness | Finding Faith Series
Feb 20 2013, 9:23 AM
On a recent Sunday morning in Burton, a group of Islanders crammed into the small, whitewashed fellowship hall behind Burton Community Church and sang hymn number 361, their cacophonous but spirited strains nearly drowning out the harp player at the front of the room.
Park district erred in its handling of finances, fields project, auditors say
Feb 19 2013, 1:30 PM
The Vashon Park District failed to curb expenses when revenues fell, kept itself afloat by borrowing money and did not comply with state laws governing the administration of a public construction project, state auditors have found.