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Capt. Wubbold to share Antarctic tale

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:49PM

Islander Capt. Joe Wubbold will share the inspiring maritime tale of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton in an intimate benefit event on Sunday for Vashon Community Care.

A café with an eye on health opens

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:48PM

Pure, Vashon’s newest café, opened last weekend, giving Islanders a venue for vegetable juices, smoothies and small bites for breakfast and lunch.

Vashon lacrosse falls to state champion Issaquah

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:41PM

The Vashon High School boys’ lacrosse club played defending state champion Issaquah on May 5. For Vashon, it was a different team but similar story to one that has played out through the entire season.

Spinners and storytellers will weave a spell at Village Green

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:32PM

The homespun arts of weaving and spinning fibers will be combined with the ancient tradition of oral storytelling at a family-friendly event this weekend at Vashon Farmers Market.

Chamber music is the focus of a brand new festival

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:30PM

Vashon Allied Arts is gearing up to present a weekend full of chamber music during an ambitious festival spearheaded by two well-known Island cellists.

Author Karen Cushman reads from 'Alchemy and Meggy Swan'

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:30PM

Karen Cushman, a Newbery Award-winning Island author, will read from her latest book, “Alchemy and Meggy Swan,” at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Books by the Way. The bookstore event will also include special snacks and activities for kids.

More arts events

  • May 11, 2010 at 12:29PM

”A Sea Change,” a documentary film by Barbara Ettinger, will have a free screening at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at Café Luna. The film follows the journey of a retired history teacher who becomes obsessed with the rising acidity of the oceans and embarks on a quest to find out what this “sea change” bodes for humankind. ”A Sea Change,” a documentary film by Barbara Ettinger, will have a free screening at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at Café Luna. The film follows the journey of a retired history teacher who becomes obsessed with the rising acidity of the oceans and embarks on a quest to find out what this “sea change” bodes for humankind.

Vashon woman arrested after scratching police officer's face

  • May 10, 2010 at 2:00PM updated May 11, 2010 at 9:11AM

A Vashon Island woman was arrested Friday night for assaulting a police officer after she scratched him in the face while a crowd of onlookers gathered in the core of town.

2010 Vashon High School prom cancelled due to low ticket sales; 'grinding' also partly to blame

  • May 7, 2010 at 11:00AM updated May 10, 2010 at 12:01PM

The Vashon High School Class of 2010 Associated Student Body cabinet voted Thursday to cancel the school's 2010 prom, which had been scheduled to take place in Seattle tomorrow.

O'Neils' hat tricks put Vashon soccer in second place

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:35PM

You don’t need two heads to score two hat tricks, but Vashon’s opponents last week can be excused if they thought there were two Will O’Neils.

Seattle Christian walk-off home run spells defeat for Vashon baseball

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:33PM

The Pirates varsity baseball team lost a heartbreaker to Seattle Christian 8-7 on the Warriors’ home field on April 27.

Officials seek to raise $200,000 for Vashon schools in two months

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:45PM

Facing a gaping budget shortfall, Vashon school officials plan to embark on an aggressive fundraising campaign this month, hoping to raise $200,000 to reduce the cuts they’ll have to make to next year’s budget.

New septic systems to be displayed at second annual Sludgefest

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:43PM

New septic system designs that could work on the small lots that line Vashon’s waterfront will be on display at a daylong gathering this weekend geared towards helping Islanders find solutions to their vexing septic problems.

Cheetah expert visits Vashon

  • May 5, 2010 at 7:00AM

Cheetahs are the world’s fastest animal, traveling up to 68 miles per hour in pursuit of their prey. But without humans’ help, the big cats could be running out of time.

Newburg, much-loved library dog at Chautauqua, dies

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:41PM

Chautauqua Elementary School students were greeted with sad news last week: Newburg, the beloved library dog, had died unexpectedly the weekend before.

Lacrosse club to face state champion at home tonight

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:33PM

On Tuesday, April 27, the Vashon High School boys’ lacrosse club traveled to Bainbridge Island for the team’s only game this past week.

Vashon’s junior rowers excel at Brentwood Regatta in Canada

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:32PM

On Thursday, April 22, Vashon Island Junior Crew traveled to Brentwood College in Mill Bay, British Columbia. The VIJC rowing team did so well that two of their boats were invited to row Windermere Cup Opening Day regatta, an invitation-only regatta, held annually at the University of Washington. This year’s Opening Day was held May 1.

The gallery cruise beckons with art for everyone

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:27PM

It’s time for art lovers to put on their walking shoes and check out what’s on tap at the Island’s galleries in May. Artists will be on hand at many of the First Friday Gallery Cruise openings, scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, May 7.

UMO will clown around this weekend

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:26PM

UMO Ensemble, Vashon’s acclaimed physical theater company, will bring its irreverent approach to ancient tales of wonder in “Zen Tales,” to be presented at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Open Space for Arts & Community.

Blue Heron dancers will leap in ‘Rodeo’

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:25PM

Rodeo, a ballet composed by Aaron Copland, will be performed by Blue Heron dancers at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8, and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9, at Vashon High School Theater.

An all-acoustic show brings some of Vashon’s best female players to one stage

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:25PM

Six accomplished Vashon female musicians will fill the Red Bicycle with their melodies from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 7, in a free, all-ages show.

Performers sought for Strawberry Fest youth stage

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:24PM

For the first time, the Strawberry Festival will have a musical stage dedicated to Vashon’s youth performers.

More gallery openings

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:17PM

The First Friday Gallery Cruise takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 7. Other gallery openings are listed on page 14.

More arts events

  • May 4, 2010 at 12:16PM

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