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The rules of the game: Writing for The Beachcomber

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

A lot of people write for The Beachcomber. They submit columns, letters to the editor, articles for our community page. Their voices are varied and genuine, and we welcome —even encourage — their contributions.

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s Ball,” will take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Blue Heron Art Center.

A First Friday to remember

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Last week, on a still summery evening, Vashon dressed up for First Friday festivities and launched the fall art season.

cross country boys

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Vashon Pirates cross-country team is off and running in 2008, according to boys coach Kevin Ross. Ross said that 20 athletes turned out, which will supply a solid core of performers for both varsity and junior varsity.

Picoso’s pulse is coming to the Bike

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The rhythms of Afro-Cuban music will be heard at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, when the Seattle-based band Picoso takes the stage at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

Jeanne Snell brings passion to paintings

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

An exhibit of watercolors by Islander Jeanne Snell is on display at the Back Bay Inn in September.

Pirate Team

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

Vashon High School football head coach Clay Eastly seemed very happy with the outcome of last Friday night’s game, the opener for the season against the Sultan Turks, a non-league opponent.

JiJi Saunders

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

JiJi Saunders

Jerry Balcom

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jerry Balcom

Arts briefs

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Learn to play the uke and squeezebox

CLASSES

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Enjoyment of Birds, a series of evening classes for beginning and more experienced birders, starts at 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 10, at the Land Trust Building.

CALENDAR

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10. Farmers will be selling Island-grown flowers, fruits and vegetables including fresh corn, tomatoes, salad mix, sweet peppers, basil, pumpkins and more. For more information, see www.vigavashon.org or call Market Manager Joanne Jewell at 267-8146.

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Live Zen at annual Buddhist seminar

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

While tree branches fell, along with the occasional whole tree, and without electricity due to Hurricane Gustav, Dr. Paula Arai, keynote speaker of the fifth annual Vashon Island Buddhist Seminar, talked of her keen interest in the realm of what she calls domestic Zen, which, she adds, is very different from monastic Zen.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Garden program still open

HAPPENING

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Late arrival tomorrow

Pirate seven-player tennis team hopes to rule the court

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon High School varsity tennis head coach Jake Dillon said last week after a Friday practice on a balmy afternoon at the Pirate courts that he will use a team of seven including lone senior Max Burnham, who is also a basketball player.

Volleyball takes off again Volleyball takes off again

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Coach Dave Plypick said the volleyball team is younger this year. He’s looking for an on-the-floor leader to replace Shannon McGowan, who graduated last year.

Girls soccer vs. port townsend

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

It takes a village to make a sports page.

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

It takes a village to make a sports page.

Hunting season

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Heavy population density can and often does have a negative effect on the health of the deer population. When populations reach a certain level, the incidence of disease and parasitical infection increases, and dietary restrictions negatively affect size and health. As a result, growth potential is not fully realized. Many of us who are concerned about the wildlife on our islands have observed this to be true of our deer population. Proper herd management is the answer to the problem.

The King County Cemetery District #1 monthly meeting w

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The King County Cemetery District #1 monthly meeting will be held at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Vashon Cemetery located at 19631 S.W. Singer Rd.

Community briefs Land trust purchases Piner Point property

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

King County has purchased a little more than an acre of waterfront on the southern tip of Maury Island as part of its ongoing Maury Island Conservation Initiative, an attempt to protect important marine habitat on both Maury and Vashon islands.

Library signs pledge to move to K2

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Saying it was the only way he could fulfill his promise to Island voters, the head of the King County Library System (KCLS) has pledged to move the Vashon Library to the proposed K2 Commons — should the ambitious redevelopment project come to fruition.

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