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‘Vashon’s Butterfly Lady’ leads insect safari

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Please promise us, August, a run of sunny days — days with heat soaking into dry meadows and butterflies browsing the shrubs and flowers despite the notoriously temperate, moist climate of Puget Sound.

A summer ceili on the Village Green

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Celtic Dance Society and the Vashon Park District are hosting a free summer Irish Ceili Dance on the grass of the Village Green from 6 p.m. to dark Saturday, Aug. 16. The dance will will feature live music by the Vashon Ceili Band (Martin Nyberg, Marilyn Kleyn and Steve Austin).

Quintet will jazz up Ober Park

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Island Jazz Quintet will play its brand of smooth, cool jazz at Ober Park, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, as part of the free Concerts in the Park series. The quintet’s full cabaret sound has been heard in venues throughout the region and internationally for a decade.

Have a slice of Trombone Cake at the Bike

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Seattle band Trombone Cake will glide across the Sound to Vashon on Saturday to perform at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

The weekend’s packed with tunes at Luna

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Café Luna will host a slew of free musical events this weekend, beginning with a concert by 5:01, “the best country rock on this Rock,” organizers said.

youth football

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 3:00PM

Fire scorches grass

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Maury park pier dismantled

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Wolf appointed fire district secretary

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Susan Wolf, formerly the volunteer liaison and training secretary for Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR), was appointed district secretary by the fire department’s commissioners on Tuesday, Aug. 5. She was sworn in by state Rep. Sharon Nelson (D-Maury Island).

Juvenile arrested for stealing safe

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

A 16-year-old Vashon boy has been arrested for stealing the safe from St. John Vianney Catholic Church, which disappeared July 19 and is now presumed to be under water off the end of the Tramp Harbor dock.

FYI

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bob Childs

CLASSES

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Paradise Ridge Acupuncture, Herbs and Massage offers qi gong classes at 9 a.m. Fridays. Qi gong, a set of Chinese exercises, includes physical and meditative movements.

CALENDAR

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 pm. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Note that the hours have been extended to 6 p.m.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Quilt guild meets

Nattrass aims high, but misses Olympic target

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Islander Sue Nattrass missed her mark and her shot at an Olympic medal on Monday, missing her clay target four times in a row in the third qualifying round of the women’s trapshooting event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Parks to spend $8,000 on product branding

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Park District will sink up to $8,000 into a marketing endeavor — a branding campaign that will hopefully procure standardized viusal products for the district, in order to make the district more recognizable to Islanders.

Onion dome tops Orthodox temple after a ten-year wait

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Father Tryphon is nervous. A crane hovers above the temple at the All-Merciful Saviour Russian Orthodox Monastery in Dockton, and at its feet is the cobalt-blue onion dome for which the abbot has been waiting a decade.

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the tra

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the transmitter at KVI Beach does something else for the Seattle-based company that owns KVI: He picks up trash strewn by people over the weekend.

A winning photo

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Community council members will vote on the following p

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Community council members will vote on the following proposal at the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Courthouse Square.

Monastery temple crowned

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

HAPPENING

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Part of S.W. 204th closed

Task force crafts VMICC voting proposal

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

A community task force, concerned about the degree to which the Vashon Maury Island Community Council (VMICC) board represents the diverse interests of the Island, has crafted a proposal on how voting should occur for the nine board seats this fall.

Vashon Island: The meaning of our synagogue’s desecration

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 9:13AM

As many of us now know, the Island’s synagogue was broken into and defaced. Written on the west-facing wall, near the ark where the Torah is kept, were the words “God Hates Jews,” accompanied by a Nazi swastika.

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