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Soggy weather cancels baseball, softball games over the weekend

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 8:00PM

Due to the whims of Mother Nature and the vagaries of Pacific Northwest weather conditions in March, the Vashon High School Pirate baseball and softball teams were kept off the fields last week.

What's Happening - Arts & Entertainment this week

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

A round up musical, theatrical and artistic events for the week of March 16 to 23

Music program for seniors and dementia patients is growing

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

Music Mends Minds, a music program for seniors and those with dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease that started on the island last fall, is picking up steam in a new location while its local organizer, Amy Huggins, works with the program’s founder to expand its reach nationally.

County launches planning process, public meeting set for Thursday

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

King County officials who will work with islanders to update Vashon’s town and community plans this year will kick off the process with a public meeting Thursday evening.

High school seeks volunteers from tech field to co-teach computer science courses

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

Program aims to bring tech professionals into classrooms

Unofficial bond survey results expected to be presented to school board

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

A former school board chair is expected to present the results of a survey conducted to gather feedback on why the school district’s bond did not pass.

Ferry officials to host public meeting on island next Wednesday

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

Washington State Ferries officials will come to Vashon next week and discuss a range of topics relevant to island ferry passengers.

Changing times call for public input at the fire district | EDITORIAL

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 4:00AM

In recent weeks, Vashon Island Fire & Rescue has announced big news that means change for the fire district and, quite possibly, the wider community.

Learning from the failed school bond

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 4:00PM

Suppose you have 10 people at a party. You ask them to pay several hundred dollars for a project that will directly benefit three of them. Others will only benefit by knowing they have contributed to a “greater good.”

There are two good choices for president

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 3:00PM

I’m going to vote for the man who’s name begins with a “T.”

Modern guns raise concerns

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 3:00PM

I’m sure there are some things that gun enthusiasts and I could agree on: our mutual respect for the Constitution, for example.

Too many deaths to say guns make us safer

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 3:00PM

I have never owned a gun, nor will I ever. People I know killed by guns were shot by friends, neighbors or relatives.

Chautauqua principal search narrowed to two finalists

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 3:37PM

The Vashon community is invited to an open forum Monday night to meet the two finalists being considered for the position of Chautauqua Elementary School principal.

Leadership changes lie ahead at Vashon’s fire department

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 5:00AM

Vashon’s fire department is facing a leadership transition

Domestic violence prevention campaign comes to island

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 5:00AM

NO MORE campaign aims for awareness with local twist

Spring has sprung: Rowing season starts with scrimmage between masters, juniors

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00AM

In handing the One Guinea Pig cup to junior captains Patrick Hanson and Maddie McEachern, Bruce Morser, who stroked the masters mixed eight to a respectable second place finish, said “a famous definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result.”

Youth dancers and musicians perform original works

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 5:00AM

Creativity flourishes on Vashon, and dedicated professionals work hard to encourage island youth to develop their own artistic expression.

What's Happening - Arts & Entertainment this week

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 8:00PM

JD Hobson will bring his blues roots Americana and rock sound to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

High school baseball, softball teams gear up

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 8:00PM

Vashon’s Pirates teams head into seasons with strong, longtime players

Couple with island ties to open restaurant in former Isola space this month

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:01PM

After a few weeks on the market, Vashon’s Isola restaurant is under new ownership.

County now accepting grant applications for barn preservation, sports facilities

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 8:00PM

King County is now taking applications for two different grant programs that could benefit islanders

Work at affordable housing project on Bank Road set to begin soon

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00AM

Vashon HouseHold, the island’s affordable housing developer, will begin preliminary work at a site on Bank Road this week

NEWS BRIEFS

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 4:00PM

King County officials will work with islanders to update Vashon’s town and community plans this year

Stepping up at the stair climb

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 4:00PM

ashon Island Fire & Rescue paramedic and firefighter Andy Johnson was one of five members of Vashon’s fire department to compete in the annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb

Healthy relationship education important in schools | EDITORIAL

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00AM

Vashon’s DoVE Project identifies domestic violence as the island’s second most critical community issue.

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