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A grandfather’s many responsibilities

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 12:12PM

It was at the moment that the brakes failed on my elderly but beloved VW-GTI that I finally and rather suddenly understood, with the sort of clarity born not of fear but utter exhilaration, what my fundamental responsibility is to my 6-year-old grandson, who was riding behind me in his car seat: To provide excitement.

Letters to the Editor: March 3

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 12:11PM

Pirates beat King’s to move on to state tournament

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:49AM

Having won two big games, the Pirate basketball team qualified to compete in the 1A state tournament, with its first game this evening.

Boys basketball starters have deep Island roots

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:48AM

Four years ago, from the bleachers of Yakima’s Sundome, four young boys watched the 2006 Vashon Pirates take third in the 2A state basketball championship. It was the best season finish of any Vashon High School boys’ team.

Hoopsters qualify for Yakima tourney

  • Mar 1, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Mar 2, 2010 at 11:47AM

The Pirate girls basketball team secured a spot at the state tournament with three consecutive wins, the third a nailbiter that wasn't won until the final moments of the game Feb. 27. The team plays its first state game on Wednesday, March 3, in Yakima.

Wrestlers end the season successfully

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:47AM

There are several things one could say about Vashon wrestlers: They wear green singlets, they’re scrappy, and you’ll never catch them breathing hard on the mat.

Business briefs

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:44AM

Take a gallery cruise to discover a treasure trove of Island art

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:36AM

Artists will be on hand at several of the First Friday Gallery Cruise openings between 6 and 9 p.m. Friday, March 5. See page 14 for additional First Friday listings.

A hometown hero returns to the Island

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:34AM

The Blue Heron will be the site of a homecoming this Saturday, when singer/songwriter Max Gabriel and a full band take the stage for a concert.

It’s time for Oscar Night again

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:32AM

Vashon Film Society will roll out the red carpet this Sunday for a gala, all-ages Oscar Night celebration at Vashon Theatre, featuring paparazzi, limo rides, contests and a live broadcast of the Academy Awards Ceremony.

More gallery openings

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:31AM

Music on the Rock

  • Mar 2, 2010 at 11:23AM

Stretch of Vashon Highway to close for a month

  • Feb 26, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Mar 1, 2010 at 8:36AM

A stretch of Vashon Highway just south of Burton will be closed for a month starting next week so that King County road crews can replace eight aging culverts, county officials announced Friday.

Vashon Pirates head to State

  • Feb 27, 2010 at 12:02PM

Vashon Fire & Rescue revamps volunteer response

  • Feb 24, 2010 at 7:00AM updated Feb 26, 2010 at 9:05AM

Flames engulfed a small Vashon cottage in the early hours of Feb. 7. Firefighters rolled hose down the 1,000-foot driveway, while tenders full of water pulled up to the scene and prepared to distribute their liquid cargo to the blazing structure.

Vashon food summit aims to change the way people buy and make their food

  • Feb 24, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 12:55PM

Cathy Fulton’s kitchen table looks out over a front yard that’s been given over to food raising. Chickens roam among fruit trees and vegetable beds. Leeks poke out of the ground, and kale is ready for harvest, not far from a greenhouse sheltering seed starts.

Chautauqua Elementary volunteer helps kids understand spina bifida

  • Feb 24, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 10:21AM

Islander Alisa Church made her way through the crowded, bustling halls of Chautauqua Elementary School on a recent afternoon, moving slowly and methodically as she sang out greetings to pint-sized students. It’s a scene that has repeated itself five days a week, for close to five years now, as Church has become one of Chautauqua’s most reliable, well-known and devoted classroom volunteers. During that time, she has watched hundreds of children pass through the corridors of the elementary school. But the children have also watched Church, learning, along the way, a lot from her about the realities and challenges of living with a disability.

Beloved pet sheep at Dilworth Loop farm is put down after a vicious dog attack

  • Feb 23, 2010 at 12:00PM updated Feb 24, 2010 at 8:51AM

One of Annie Miksch’s sheep at her Dilworth Loop farm was euthanized after a dog slipped into her barn and attacked it earlier this month, raising concerns among Miksch and her neighbors about the safety of other livestock in their north-end neighborhood.

A drum circle widens to welcome all to a film screening

  • Feb 23, 2010 at 12:22PM

An enormous community drum named Buffalo Heart will keep the beat as Islanders file into the Vashon Theatre on Saturday afternoon.

The Cody Rivers Show promises fun for families

  • Feb 23, 2010 at 12:21PM

The Cody Rivers Show, an acclaimed two-person performance group, will bring physical comedy and more to the Blue Heron stage this Sunday.

Arts Briefs

  • Feb 23, 2010 at 12:20PM

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