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Concussion: An island athlete’s long road to recovery

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 12:01PM

A mother recounts her family’s experience with the complex injury

Huge thanks to community for Storefront Studio

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 11:34AM

For more than a decade, it’s been number one with a bullet on Voice of Vashon’s Wouldn’t-It-Be-Nice-But-Let’s-Not-Hold-Our-Breath Wish List:

County awards more than $1.5 million for conservation projects

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:46AM

Three county-owned island conservation projects are set to receive more than $1.5 million to go toward land purchases as part of a King County conservation fund program.

Boys’ basketball ends the season with a loss to King’s at Regionals

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

On Saturday evening, the Vashon High School boys' varsity basketball team played its final game of the 2015-2016 season, losing 51-41 in the regional playoffs of the Washington State tournament to the King's Knights from Mountlake Terrace.

March into galleries for a look at this month’s artwork on display

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

Island artist Wendra Lynne will hold a class called "Wine and Watercolors" from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Café Luna. Lynne will guide participants through easy techniques to unleash creativity. Each student will complete a matted watercolor painting. Art materials and a glass of Vashon Winery wine are included in the $35 class fee. Pre-registration at Café Luna is required.

Youth musician opens for Vashon acoustic duo

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

Singer-songwriters Gus Reeves and Camille Coldeen from the band Cherrywood Station will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday with Vashon Events' Youth opener, Mallory Breen.

Islanders share an evening of sacred music

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

A group of talented island musicians will perform Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater" and other sacred music at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church.

Concert celebrates musical legend

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

In celebration of legendary singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt and in support of Vashon Youth & Family Services (VYFS), local musicians Ian Moore, Star Anna, Loren Sinner, Jeff Kanzler, Gregg Curry, Kat Eggleston, Roger Taylor and Mike Nichols will play a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Heron.

Transcontinental dialogue becomes new book

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

In our 21st century world, where volatile change seems to be the norm, an artist from India, C.F. John, and a poet from Vashon, Tom Pruiksma, have carried on a 12-year transcontinental conversation, both spoken and written, that aims at the heart of the world's upheaval.

Participate in Vashon caucus

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

With the great turnout in Iowa's caucuses, Bernie Sanders has now become a viable candidate for the Presidency of the U.S.A. I have been politically active for my entire adult life and feel that our country now has hope for reform. I have been a Bernie supporter from the get-go and am grateful that the media is finally paying attention to him.

Don’t let sensationalism about gun deaths replace facts

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

Mike Pankratz placed a letter to the editor that included the claim that 30,000 people were killed by guns in a year ("Human lives worth more than Second Amendment rights," Feb. 17). I want to enter the fray by stating some facts and providing some perspective.

Point of Second Amendment rights lost in recent letter

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

In the letter by Mike Pankratz in the Feb. 17 issue of The Beachcomber, he again loses the purpose of the Second Amendment , ("Human lives worth more than Second Amendment rights," Feb. 17). How many lives do you suppose were lost in support of our Second Amendment and why? I'll skip over the wars fought defending our Constitution and Republic because I fail to see the connection between military and U.S. civilian deaths, so I'll just stay on U.S. deaths.

Thanks to those who voted ‘no’

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

I would like to thank the people that said "no" to the school bond.

EDITORIAL: Conservation Futures tax program proves successful

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

Three island nature conservation projects received more than $1.5 million recently, all from a 34-year-old property tax program that collects 4 cents per $1,000 of assessed home value.

Architecture firm responsible for high school was best choice

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

I just wanted to write a quick note regarding Integrus Architecture. Ms. Kallsen's Feb. 24 letter could not be more misinformed ("Architecture firm should not be trusted with gym," Feb. 24). Integrus was absolutely the best choice of firms to serve our community and would continue to be if they were selected again in the future.

News Briefs

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

Health and beauty fair set for Saturday

County considers fees for septic system owners

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 1:30AM

King County may begin charging a fee to homeowners with septic systems in an effort to fund an oversight program and improve water quality in Puget Sound.

Buds of Vashon: Eco-friendly, island marijuana hits pot shop shelves

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 9:49AM

Just a couple of farmers trying to get by is how islander Steve Van Dyke described the roots of his and his friends’ fledgling marijuana business, Buds of Vashon.

Study finds warmer water plays role in sea star disease

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

A gruesome disease has decimated sea star populations between Alaska and Mexico in recent years, and a new study has confirmed suspicions

State champions: Vashon High School senior, freshman clinch state wrestling titles after injury-riddled season

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

After a season marked by extreme highs and lows, the Vashon Island High School Pirate wrestlers showed remarkable resilience in the face of adversity, pulling together at the state championships last weekend in the Tacoma Dome.

Boys’ basketball team earns spot in regionals

  • Feb 23, 2016 at 8:00PM

The Vashon High school boys’ basketball team played two District 3 playoff games this past week, with one loss against Nisqually League’s Seattle Christian Warriors and one win against Olympic League’s Chimacum Cowboys.

Ride your ride: Kick off cycling season with Willy Nilly on Vashon

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

What do you do if you and your friends love to cycle and feel the need to celebrate the beginning of cycling season with a ride, but don’t want to be bound by the constraints of the “official” ride put on by the area’s largest cycling club?

Youth theater presents Tony award-winning musical

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

Vashon Youth Theatre will hold its first fundraiser with two performances of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning musical “Company,” directed by Elizabeth Ripley and slated for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Vashon High School theater.

Island youth musicians share the stage with Seattle band

  • Feb 24, 2016 at 4:00AM

A perfect dozen: That’s the number of shows Sharing the Stage will have under its musical belt after Friday’s performance, which begins at 8 p.m. at the Red Bike.

What's Happening — Arts and Entertainment

  • Feb 23, 2016 at 8:00PM

Don your boas and bow ties, Sunday is Oscar Night at the Vashon Theatre, and all islanders are invited to the watch Hollywood’s Academy Awards ceremony on the silver screen, with special events beginning at 4 p.m.

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