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Real estate analysis suggests park district rentals are under-occupied
Mar 12 2013, 10:39 AM
The Vashon Park District’s historic Belle Baldwin House at Fern Cove was occupied only 35 percent of the time in 2012, according to an analysis undertaken by a real estate agent.
Beachcomber editor to step down for position with the county
Mar 13 2013, 3:41 PM
Leslie Brown, editor of The Beachcomber since November 2006, will step down at the end of the month to take a position as a communications specialist at King County.
Lumber and liquor don’t mix in one store | Letter to the Editor
Mar 12 2013, 11:04 AM
I was very disappointed to read that Island Lumber is planning sales of alcoholic beverages. When our two grocery stores had the option just over a year ago to add hard liquor to wine and beer sales, they passed, and the small Vashon Liquor Store was able to continue in business. Now I understand that the Vashon IGA is going to add hard liquor. That is, at least, an appropriate place. In my opinion, a large lumber and hardware store is not an appropriate place.
Bookstore owner was remarkable person | Letter to the Editor
Mar 12 2013, 11:09 AM
Reflecting on years past and my friendship with Martha Scharpf brought many warm memories. As detailed in a recent article (“When body washed ashore, a woman came back home, daughter says,” Feb. 27), health developments had clearly been difficult for her, and her passing quite poignant.
Gov. Booth Gardner, part-time islander, dies
Mar 19 2013, 10:53 AM
Booth Gardner, the charismatic Democrat who ousted Washington’s last Republican governor in 1984, launched the Basic Health Care program and later used his long personal battle with Parkinson’s disease to spearhead the state’s “death with dignity” law, has died. Gardner was 76.
Rowers get ahead on Green Lake
Mar 19 2013, 11:06 AM
For the second year in a row, the spring regatta at Green Lake was hampered by poor weather and called off early. But not too early for Vashon crews to row in eight juniors and three masters events, medalling in all 11 races.
Park district establishes citizens’ committee to review fields project
Mar 19 2013, 12:56 PM
The Vashon Park Dis-trict’s new general manager, in what she called an effort to rebuild the agency’s credibility, has empaneled a citizens’ committee to oversee construction of the fields project north of town.
Islanders offer a ‘Celebration of Life’ for teens
Mar 19 2013, 12:21 PM
A group of Islanders, led by Jessica Bolding, has organized a free “Celebration of Life” party for Island teens, set to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
Scores of shows on Vashon | Arts & Entertainment Briefs
Mar 19 2013, 11:39 AM
Local singer/songwriter Cami Lundeen will perform a free show at 7 p.m. Friday at Nirvana. Lundeen, who is currently raising funds for a debut album through a Kickstarter campaign, has an alternative style with a folk-pop sound.
The Walk-in Life: Beauty and peace make the hassle worth it
Mar 19 2013, 1:21 PM
When Susy Roberts steps outside in the morning, it takes her about eight minutes to reach her car.