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Moorage plan will improve Quartermaster
Feb 20 2013, 9:35 AM
As steward and manager of 2.6 million acres of state-owned aquatic lands, including Quartermaster Harbor, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) ensures public access, protects the state’s marine waters and issues leases for water-related activities — such as mooring buoys.
A ferry worker celebrates life’s daily joys
Feb 20 2013, 5:13 PM
Four mornings a week, the fleet of daily commuters heading to the mainland from Vashon’s north-end ferry dock roll past Bruce Brown, a ferry worker who directs them onto the waiting boat.
A family vacation: OK, so it wasn’t Hawaii | Humor
Feb 26 2013, 10:52 AM
February is brutal. February is a test of character, so buck up! February is just same as it ever was. February is glorious! Which kind of Vashonite are you?
VIGA board hires new farmers market manager
Feb 28 2013, 2:42 PM
Johanna Guevin, a Georgia native who recently moved to the area from Sitka, Alaska, has been named the new manager for Vashon’s thriving weekly farmers market.
Island Lumber applies for a license to sell liquor
Feb 26 2013, 10:23 AM
Island Home Center & Lumber has applied for a license to sell beer, wine and liquor in its store — a move that would make it the second retail space on Vashon to do so in the wake of a ballot measure privatizing the sale of spirits.
Same-sex marriage event was a celebratory affair | Letter to the Editor
Feb 26 2013, 10:59 AM
The bells of democracy rang out loud and clear the night of Feb. 14, when the Burton Community Church joined with the Vashon Unitarian Fellowship to celebrate same-sex marriage. The minister of each church stood side by side to perform the ceremonies in front of a sanctuary full of islanders clapping and smiling.
A tapestry of art from near and far | First Friday
Feb 26 2013, 10:37 AM
This month, Vashon Allied Arts Gallery (formerly called the Blue Heron Gallery) will open “Reflections in Glass,” a exhibition by internationally known Northwest artists Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles. The exhibit will also include regional artists Armelle Bouchet O’Neill, Amy Pruzan and Rachel Rader.
The costs of the fields: An equation that raises concerns | Editorial
Feb 26 2013, 11:06 AM
What’s troubling about the Vashon Park District’s budget for its fields project north of town is the relationship between two key numbers — the overall cost, which has gone up considerably since the project was announced four years ago, and the amount raised in community contributions, which has fallen far short of the promised goal.
Posthumous exhibit showcases a legacy of art
Feb 26 2013, 11:31 AM
An upcoming exhibition at VALISE has a special significance: It’s the final curatorial effort of Mia McEldowney, a force in the Seattle art scene who made Vashon her home for the past nine years.
Users need to do more to complete fields project, some contend
Feb 26 2013, 11:21 AM
Several islanders voiced concern on Saturday about the mounting costs of the Vashon Park District’s fields project and urged island sports groups to play a larger role in shouldering the financial burden.