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Why do we need a new pizza joint? | Letter to the Editor
Feb 26 2013, 11:00 AM
I was disappointed to read about the coming of yet a third pizzeria to Vashon (“New pizza restaurant slated to open in April,” Feb. 20). Establishments on Vashon have plenty of competition from off-island businesses already. I wasn’t aware that the current two pizzerias were not adequately serving the needs of our population.
One man’s effort at solidarity, from the sidelines | Humor
Feb 26 2013, 10:58 AM
“Join the rising,” read the invitation. So my wife Sheila and I did.
Fields project needs a well-qualified manager | Letter to the Editor
Feb 26 2013, 11:04 AM
I am in agreement with CC Stone’s call in last week’s Beachcomber (“Key user groups need to pay for the project”) for user groups to pick up the tab for the capital costs of the new playing fields. This was the consensus of most of the people at the community meeting on the project Saturday.
County reveals plan for developing former Glacier site
Feb 28 2013, 11:38 AM
The former Glacier mining site on Maury Island will one day boast a maintained trail system, a parking lot, picnic areas, viewpoints and interpretive signs, if a plan proposed by King County this month moves forward.
When body washed ashore, a woman came back home, daughter says
Feb 27 2013, 4:45 PM
Margaret Paterson, a Tacoma middle school math teacher, knows that it was tides and currents that carried her mother’s body to an empty stretch of beach on Vashon’s west side.
Nights light up with concerts around town | Entertainment Briefs
Feb 26 2013, 10:47 AM
Delilah Pearl and The Mant-arays will perform sultry ballads, swinging standards and more rousing songs from the era of the divas — Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald — at 7 p.m. Friday, at Café Luna.
New Jersey-based fisheries company buys the Rhody
Feb 28 2013, 9:24 AM
The Rhododendron, a 65-year-old ferry that was retired from the state fleet last year, has found a new home.
Middle schoolers bring drug prosecutor to speak on Vashon
Feb 26 2013, 11:13 AM
A group of McMurray students is bringing a former federal drug prosecutor from Idaho to Vashon next week to speak about preventing youth substance abuse.
Meteor near-miss gives rise to big questions
Feb 26 2013, 11:05 AM
After I watched the videos of a meteor streaking over the Ural Mountains a couple of weeks ago, I snarkily tweeted: “Meteor explodes over Russia. Asteroid misses Earth by 15 minutes. All part of the prophecy foretold by noted philosopher & sage Jerry Bruckheimer.”
Family Series singer pokes fun at life
Feb 28 2013, 1:29 PM
Two-time Grammy winner Bill Harley will perform songs and tell stories during a special show for Vashon Allied Arts’ Family Series at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Heron Arts Center.