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- Mar 24, 2015 at 1:31PM
After a stellar start to practices with two straight weeks of fair weather, the Vashon Pirates baseball team fell victim to Mother Nature’s whims last week.
- Mar 24, 2015 at 1:25PM
The Vashon High School track and field team set sail on its inaugural meet of the season last Thursday at Charles Wright Academy.
- Mar 24, 2015 at 1:19PM
Nearly a dozen responders from Vashon’s fire department put their legs to the test and raised money to fight cancer when they climbed the Columbia Tower in Seattle earlier this month.
- Mar 25, 2015 at 5:00AM
Vashon’s new water taxi, the Sally Fox, will sail to the island this weekend for a dedication ceremony and is expected to begin service on the Vashon to downtown Seattle route in early April.
- Mar 24, 2015 at 7:00PM
At a recent meeting, Vashon Park District’s board of commissioners voted to allocate $10,000 to help fund improvements at Paradise Ridge Park.
- Mar 24, 2015 at 10:56AM
Washington State Medical Association says opportunity to boost vaccination rates and protect children was lost
- Mar 18, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Mar 19, 2015 at 2:57PM
It started out innocently enough. After a day of playing in the snow at Snoqualmie a few winters back, my partner Richard Parr and I stopped for a quick turn through the gift shop at the Salish Lodge to find presents for some far-away family members.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Mar 19, 2015 at 2:57PM
In a contest to determine Vashon’s dirtiest jobs, a leading contender for the grand prize would have to be the work done by one local business called The Rat Detective.
- Mar 19, 2015 at 2:54PM
My mother always said laughter is good for digestion. If that’s true, then my turkey burger last Friday went to all the right places as I watched the opening night of Drama Dock’s production of “The Curious Savage.”
- Mar 19, 2015 at 2:44PM
Former poet laureate Billy Collins once said that poetry tells the story of the human heart. For poet Yvonne Higgins Leach, that truth runs throughout her new book of poems “Another Autumn,” which Leach will read from and discuss at 6 p.m. Friday at Vashon Bookshop.
- Mar 19, 2015 at 2:39PM
There’s a new dance band in town that takes its name from the controversial sleeper lines along Vashon Highway. The Rumble Strips will perform world dance music at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 4:22PM
Just a few years ago, the former Vashon Island Realty building at the north end of the island was a tidy, well-maintained structure.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 4:17PM
Next time you visit Point Robinson, don’t be surprised if a little girl with dark curls and as many answers as she has questions greets you and gives you the rundown on Vashon’s most iconic landmark.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 4:13PM
The Vashon Park District board is expected to vote next week to keep the Tramp Harbor dock open to the public, after obtaining advice from the district’s attorney and listening to public comment.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 4:02PM
On a recent sunny afternoon, balls could be heard clinking at Vashon High School as baseball players began practice for the spring season.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:47PM
We have two girls involved in scouts. Our youngest daughter is a real green-sashed Girl Scout. Her older sister attends an alternative girl scout-type thingy on Saturday afternoons. The Girl Scouts have better cookies.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:45PM
Along with so many others, I’m saddened at the plans for the current Island Quilter space. Island Quilter offers a destination for quilters and stichers, a glorious burst of color on gray winter days and a perpetual source of visual inspiration.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:44PM
Like so many people, I was disappointed when I first read that the Vashon quilt shop was leaving the Robinson Building on Vashon Highway.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:43PM
Seeing accomplished debater Callan Foster acknowledged as team captain in the paper this morning, alongside news of our beloved Vashon High School Basketball team placing at State gives me pause to share a parent’s reflection on the value of competition, specifically in debate.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:41PM
Sadly, the Vashon Island Cemetery gravesite of Ryan Krug was vandalized sometime between late afternoon March 13 and early afternoon March 14.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:39PM
When Vashon’s school district applied for and received a CDC grant to redo its sex education program, it wasn’t because our young people have gone astray in this area.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 3:37PM
I was the youngest child in my family, by a long shot. My closest sibling was almost a decade older than me. Yeah, I’m one of those.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 2:02PM
If the dreams of some of Vashon’s garden visionaries come true, soon they will begin creating a garden at Vashon Community Care (VCC) that would include the most nutritious fruits and vegetables as well as space for recreation, quiet reflection and community gatherings
- Mar 18, 2015 at 1:47PM
“Beware the Ides of March” proved to be a fateful message to Julius Caesar over 2,000 years ago and was no less an apt warning for this past Sunday. There are those that believe in a karmic bank account as far as weather goes, with nice days being withdrawals to be paid back in full (and with interest) on days like Sunday, where the rain poured down, the wind whipped and junior rowers from Bainbridge and Vashon joined host Olympia in a contest of shivering and teeth chattering, comprising this year’s Saltwater Scrimmage.
- Mar 18, 2015 at 1:34PM
Eight wrestlers from Vashon competed in the South Sound Scuffle, a freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling tournament at Mount Tahoma High School on Saturday, and several returned with medals. There were 650 participants on the freestyle side and 400 in Greco.
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