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McMurray athletes finish track season

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 2:39PM

The McMurray track and field team closed its season on May 25 at North Kitsap High School in the West Sound League Meet.

Vashon man charged with raping two teenagers, including an assault in 2003

  • May 26, 2010 at 5:00PM updated May 31, 2010 at 8:52PM

A longtime Islander has been charged with two counts of first-degree rape for assaulting two teen girls — one last January and another in 2003 — both times by allegedly sneaking into the girls’ home while their parents were asleep in another room.

Longboard crash leaves Vashon man in critical condition

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:00PM updated May 27, 2010 at 4:13PM

An Islander who was often seen longboarding down Vashon’s streets, his black dreadlocks flying behind him, was seriously injured on May 15 when he fell off his board during a fluke accident near Port Orchard.

Vashon Islanders give their all to save Puget Sound orcas

  • May 26, 2010 at 7:00AM updated May 27, 2010 at 3:01PM

When a lost orphan killer whale found Vashon’s north end in 2002, Ann Stateler and Odin Lonning became the 2-year-old’s self-appointed honorary nannies.

As county rethinks Vashon’s recycling, Islanders hatch an innovative plan

  • May 26, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 5:19PM

In a week or two, Islanders will receive a survey from King County, asking Vashon residents if they’d like a service already offered in nearly every other community in the county — curbside yard waste and food waste recycling.

A festival offers a full plate of literary thrills

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:44PM

Islanders will be able to slip into a world of imagination when a brand new festival of books, readers and writers has its debut this weekend.

Arts briefs

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:43PM

Time&Again: First a library, a 1946 building houses senior center today

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:38PM

After King County taxpayers passed a levy in 1942 that formed the King County Rural Library District to provide library services to rural areas, Vashon requested a branch library. The county agreed to supply the books and librarians if the community would build the building.

Whither spring, a thing of the past

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:30PM

I’ve been thinking lately about spring.

Learning to forage for wild treats is rewarding; it’s also a valuable talent

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:28PM

From a forager’s perspective, our Vashon forests are more bountiful now than any other time of year, and the other day I was able to prepare a lunch exclusively with ingredients I collected myself.

VHS students win video contest

  • May 25, 2010 at 3:19PM

Vashon human services agency selects a new director

  • May 20, 2010 at 2:07PM

Ken Maaz, a former Vashon resident with several years of experience running human service agencies in Tacoma and Seattle, has been hired to head Vashon Youth & Family Services.

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