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Ivonne Escobar de Kommer

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ivonne Escobar de Kommer

Portage Fill swings at Ober

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Summer Concerts in the Park will end with a blast from the past when the Island’s own big band, Portage Fill, takes the stage at Ober Park from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4.

Jenn Reidel

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jenn Reidel

VAA’s art auction — slated for Friday and Saturday

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

VAA’s art auction — slated for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, at Blue Heron Art Center — will include nearly 150 works of art.

Art on Friday Artists and musicians spice up Café Luna

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Debbie Dawn Numoto will exhibit watercolor paintings at Café Luna, with an opening reception slated for 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5.

Broken window makes a point

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Tomatoes take the prize

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Arts briefs

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Chase away the blues

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Foster parents gather

CLASSES

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

A Transformational Breath Workshop will meet from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, at the Hanna Barn, 7712 Pt. Robinson Rd.

CALENDAR

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 p.m. today, Sept. 3. Farmers will sell Island-grown fruits and vegetables, including fresh corn, tomatoes, salad mix, sweet peppers, basil, pumpkins and more. There will also be fresh flower bouquets.

Summer ends, school begins HAPPENING

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Official Heart of the Sound results are below

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Name age gender time place place

Youth Pirates open season with jamboree in Lakewood

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Pirate Pride rose with the sun during the Northwest Youth Football League Jamboree Saturday, Aug. 23, at Harry E. Lang Stadium in Lakewood.

Panel seeks Islanders’ input on range of transportation issues

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

A Vashon citizens’ committee is mailing a survey to all Vashon households this week in the hope that it will help Islanders influence a range of state and county decisions on both ferry and bus service on Vashon.

Petition drive launched to ask state to deny Glacier a lease

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Opponents of Glacier Northwest’s plans to expand its mining operation on Maury Island are gathering signatures in an effort to dissuade Public Lands Commissioner Doug Sutherland from granting the mining giant a lease to state-owned tidelands at the site.

Forum to offer voters a glimpse at school district’s renovation options

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Island School District and its five-member board will hold a community-wide forum Tuesday, Sept. 9, in an attempt to gauge Islanders’ potential support for a multi-million dollar bond measure to rebuild parts of the district’s aging infrastructure.

Driver dives into water after collision on dock

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Just before 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, a pickup truck and trailer slammed into a dumpster, a small tractor and a guardrail at Vashon’s north-end ferry dock, knocking the tractor into the water and reducing service at the terminal from two ferry slips to one for four hours.

Vashon’s WASL scores offer mixed picture

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Island School District’s standardized test results came in last week, revealing strong gains as well as losses across the board, a mixed picture for a district that prides itself for its strong academic achievements.

Glacier foes find gold on Maury site

  • Sep 3, 2008 at 12:00AM

For months, opponents of Glacier Northwest’s massive sand and gravel mine on Maury Island have insisted the state owns the mineral rights to that sand and gravel and can’t hand them over to a corporation without receiving compensation.

PO boat captain Marsha Morse stands out in a field dominated by men

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 29, 2008 at 3:03PM

Fewer than 1 percent of state ferry workers are women who become first mate, second mate or captain.

Energy efficiency can save Vashon schools a bundle

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 2:47PM

Remember the good old days, just a year or two ago, when $20 would fill up your car’s gas tank? Remember when the gas pumps at Engels could keep track of the cost of gas? Remember when buying heating oil didn’t require a second mortgage? Who thinks our natural gas or electric rates are going down? Our school district is facing these same dilemmas.

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