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Boys’ soccer tastes defeat twice

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 8:00PM

After starting the season with two very strong games, the Vashon High School boys’ soccer team hit a bit of a speed bump last week.

HOME & GARDEN: Garden club, island students will sell plants at annual sale

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 2:00AM

With a new location and a new push for “fluffy, flowering plants,” this year’s Vashon Maury Island Garden Club sale at 9 a.m. May 7 will offer everything for a summer garden.

HOME & GARDEN: When a tiny house solves a big problem

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

Vashon’s volatile and expensive rental market is the undoing of many an island family who wishes to live on this rural island that 11,000 call home, but the tiny house movement that is sweeping the nation is helping a few islanders combat the problem.

HOME & GARDEN: From taxing to relaxing — islander's change in perspective leads to garden overhaul

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

For many people, the form and function of a home’s outside spaces are just as important as the inside spaces.

HOME & GARDEN: Sweet Meat Squash: Stores well, tastes great

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

If I only had one culinary pumpkin or winter squash to grow, Sweet Meat would be it.

HOME & GARDEN: Air plants are fun and easy-to-grow, require only water to thrive inside

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Kokedama and Tillandsias — aka, air plants.

HOME & GARDEN: From Vashon farmers

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

Favorite recipes to tempt the taste buds from two island farmers

Step out for spring gallery cruise on Friday

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 3:00AM

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

What's Happening - Arts & Entertainment this week

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 8:00PM

Vashon Film Society presents the Academy Award-nominated film “Anomalisa”

The Poetry Well: A monthly column

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 6:00PM

For an island with a small population, Vashon boasts a large number of poets. According to island poet laureate Cal Kinnear, the number is upwards of 80.

Ferry officials speak to challenges, changes ahead

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 4:00AM

Last week in a public meeting on Vashon, representatives from the state’s ferry system addressed both improvements and challenges ahead for the system as a whole and for Vashon in particular.

Farmers Market opens Saturday

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Vashon Farmers Market will launch its 2016 season this Saturday with an expanded food access program, continued work on plans to update its space and more fresh produce than ever before.

Crew cleans up aquatic preserve

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 4:00PM

A team of Conservation Corps members and officials from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources are continuing their efforts this week to remove creosote-soaked pilings and trash from the Maury Island Aquatic Preserve.

Lawmakers need to understand ferry system | Editorial

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 4:00AM

Ferry commuters on Friday were in for a surprise when the aging Issaquah broke down at the Fauntleroy ferry dock around 7:30 a.m.

Highway 99 tunnel project could be easier, quicker with criminal group of borers

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 3:00PM

While we await the liberation of Big Bertha — the world’s largest boring machine — from Seattle’s soft sand and sinkholes, I would like to propose a radical shift in strategy made possible by the imprisonment of the Mexican drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, aka, El Chapo.

Blue Heron’s history is something that cannot be replaced

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 3:00PM

The recent Beachcomber article about Vashon Allied Arts’ curator Janice Malman’s heartfelt, impromptu words at the final gallery show in the “old” Blue Heron struck me as a partial benediction for a space that holds as many memories as the intricate time lines of an ancient, venerable tree (“Curator marks transition from old to new,” March 23).

The caucus: Why my vote is with Sanders

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 3:00PM

My favorite Clinton supporter makes our bar table a caucus of two, and we’re deadlocked. Saturday’s Democratic Caucus offered the hope of changing his mind.

A Vashon moment: The show must go on

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 4:00AM updated Mar 24, 2016 at 11:18AM

The show must go on. And on it went despite a widespread power outages on Sunday, March 13, the date of the final performance of “Original Works,” performed by Vashon Allied Arts Center for Dance.

Democratic caucus on Saturday gives islanders a say in politics

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 5:00AM

Islanders will have a chance to help select the Democratic nominee for president when the precinct caucuses convene this Saturday across the state.

Poor salmon return predictions cause some to worry about island numbers

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 5:00AM

Officials consider closing fishing off Washington’s coast

VARSA speaker to focus on digital safety for teens

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 5:00AM

A Seattle-area expert on teen sex education and counseling will be on the island tonight

Vashon crews say goodbye to winter at Green Lake Spring Regatta

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 4:00AM

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Green Lake Crew hosted its 54th annual Spring Regatta on Saturday.

Amid rain, Pirate baseball teams get first games of the season in

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 3:00AM

After another week of inclement weather, the Vashon Pirate baseball team managed to get one game in.

Boys’ soccer begins season with victories

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 3:00AM

The Vashon High School soccer team opened up the season last Tuesday with a lopsided 9-0 win against an outmatched, outpaced, outplayed Eatonville side.

School district officials, parents, teachers discuss strategic plan

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 3:00AM

Two and a half years ago, Vashon Island School District officials drafted a strategic plan to guide the district in achieving its mission of preparing students for life in an “ever-changing world.”

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