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Experienced boys’ tennis team reaches season midpoint

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:44PM

The Vashon High School boys’ tennis team reached the midpoint of its season last week with away wins at Cascade Christian and Eatonville.

Cross-country runners unfazed by windy meet

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:43PM

VHS junior sets personal best with time of 18:47

Pirates up 3-2 in season after home victory

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Vashon continues to show offensive power with six touchdowns

Acclaimed Northwest poet returns to Vashon

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 5:00AM

Acclaimed poet Sam Hamill once said that poetry teaches us things that cannot be learned in prose. He spoke about the part of a poem that is left unsaid and how poetry frames experiences that lie beyond naming.

KVSH-FM celebrates one year

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 5:00AM

Voice of Vashon’s community radio station KVSH 101.9 will celebrate its first anniversary with a special show — “Xtravaganza” — on Saturday and Sunday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ takes the stage

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:37PM

Drama Dock will present its second weekend of the classic comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” this weekend.

String quartet performs Beethoven

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:35PM

Vashon Chamber Music will open its new season with the presentation of the Vashon Beethoven Quartet Project at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Havurat building.

Northwest band plays at the Red Bike

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:31PM

Swindler will bring their signature innovative fusion of funk, groove, jazz and rock to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Epidemiologist talks about vaccines

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:30PM

Though immunization programs have reduced childhood mortality rates, vaccines have been a controversial issues in recent years.

Author and artist presents new book and trunk show

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:29PM

Marilyn Stablein, an award-winning poet, essayist and book artist will sign and read from her new book

Beware of phone scammers claiming to be law enforcement

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:19PM

Authorities are warning the public about a phone scam making the rounds locally

Two local students semifinalists in national scholarship competition

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:18PM

Vashon High School seniors Elliot Carleton and Alden Rogers are two of 16,000 semifinalists throughout the nation competing in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Vashon to see increase in traffic patrols

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:17PM

King County Sheriff’s deputies will perform more traffic patrols on Vashon and in other unincorporated areas of the county in the coming months after a recent decision by the county council approved funds for an additional 1,100 hours of traffic-related enforcment.

Previous letter on immigration revised history

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:16PM

Lawrence Dean’s letter (“Mexican immigrants are returning to country taken from them,” Sept. 23) is just another example of using revisionist history to make a point.

Support local talent by seeing “Arsenic and Old Lace”

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:14PM

Vashon theater lovers should know “Arsenic and Old Lace” is a smash.

Emma Amiad provides sound advice on real estate and more

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:14PM

At our house Emma Amiad’s real estate column is one of the highlights of The Beachcomber.

New composting program a move in the right direction | Editorial

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 12:12PM

As of Monday, islanders can take yard and food waste to the transfer station to be composted. The new program is a pilot to test whether the island can support its own composting program and take a step to reduce the costs of transporting some of the island’s waste off-island.

Pharmacy begins offering vaccines

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 2:00PM

Across the country, many pharmacies provide immunizations to customers, and Vashon Pharmacy has recently joined their ranks.

New Safe Place program launches on Vashon

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 2:00PM

Seven island businesses signed up last week for the Safe Place program designed to reduce LGBTQ hate crimes and increase reporting of them, and several more are expected to sign on soon, according to Seattle police officer Jim Ritter.

Soltman: Opt outs make it ‘hard to draw conclusions’ from test scores

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 2:00PM

Nearly 32 percent of VHS juniors opted out of math test

Composting program begins on island

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 5:00PM

Residents urged to bring food, yard waste to transfer station

Family sues insurance company after 2010 fire

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

On a November night in 2010, a three-story waterfront home on Vashon’s west side burned in a blaze so dramatic it prompted residents on the other side of Colvos Passage to dial 911.

Initial details revealed for upcoming paramedic program change

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 11:41AM

Two paramedics and two aid cars will serve the island around the clock when the proposed paramedic program change is implemented, according to fire commissioner Rex Stratton.

Girls Soccer records first league win

  • Oct 5, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Oct 6, 2015 at 11:30AM

Vashon Island High School's girls soccer team took on Seattle Christian at home Tuesday, Sept. 29, in what turned out to be the best game of the season.

Update: Dockton home nearly total loss after fire

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Oct 1, 2015 at 2:25PM

The cause of a blaze that left a home near the intersection of 97th Avenue SW and SW 270th Street nearly a total loss has been ruled accidental, and was likely an electrical issue, King County Sheriff fire investigator Tom Devine said Friday.

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