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Boys capture basketball state championship title

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 3:04PM

The Vashon High School boys Pirates basketball team achieved their goal of the season — bringing the big gold ball back to the Island, and with it the 1A state high school basketball championship title on Saturday.

Girls basketball team loses two tough games at state tournament

  • Mar 5, 2009 at 5:33PM

The Pirates played two tough games at this year’s state tournament, losing to Onalaska 46-36 on Wednesday, March 4, and being knocked out of the tournament by Chelan 49-33 on the following day.

Lifting voices, lifting spirits

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:58PM

Shane Jewell and his wife Emily Pruiksma were on a bike ride on Vancouver Island last summer when inspiration struck.

‘Rubble Women’ ensemble shows the primal power of women moving mountains together

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:54PM

“Rubble Women,” the new piece by Vashon’s internationally acclaimed UMO Ensemble, focuses on Berlin in the immediate aftermath of the second World War, with scarce food, continuing gunfire, graves being dug in front of homes and residential buildings demolished.

Musical offerings fill Island stages

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:52PM

Kat Eggleston, Wally Bell and John Dally will play music from the Border region of Scotland and Northern England at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Blue Heron Art Center.

Los Angeles writer brings a play ‘from the heart’ to Vashon

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:49PM

Vashon Allied Arts will honor National Women’s History Month by bringing award-winning Los Angeles playwright Jude Narita to Vashon.

Arts briefs: March 11

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:35PM

Few know about ‘Murph,’ the tugboat sunken off Vashon’s shore

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:25PM

Although no one knows precisely when it occurred, a former Navy tugboat named the “Murph” was scuttled and sank 200 feet off of Vashon Island in Quartermaster Harbor in the winter of 2007.

Editorial: A sweet victory

  • Mar 11, 2009 at 7:00AM

Something magical happened Saturday night. The Pirate hoopsters swept the state Class 1A tournament, and Vashon got swept up in the jubilance of their victory.

Concern is mounting over the size of the new PO boats

  • Mar 11, 2009 at 7:00AM

A focus group comprised of interested passenger-only (PO) ferry riders gathered on Saturday, Feb. 21, to meet with a number of King County Ferry District representatives.

When the pickings are slim, look to Vashon’s forests for lichens

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 2:14PM

This time of year the foraging selection is slim.

Letters to the Editor: March 11

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 1:08PM

Hackett lawsuit shines a bright light on employment practices

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 8:00AM updated Mar 6, 2009 at 1:56PM

I was in the middle of updating a client’s harassment in the workplace policy and customizing my over 100th training on the topic when I heard the news of Lanora Hackett’s win in her lawsuit against Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR).

Pirates claim second victory at State tournament

  • Mar 6, 2009 at 11:39AM

The Vashon High School Pirate boys’ basketball team continued to display their dominance in day two of the 1-A State Basketball Championships at the SunDome in Yakima. Taking to fresh water for a change, they set sail on Lake Roosevelt to defeat the Raiders, 73-50, their second win in the state championship games.

Boys basketball team starts out strong

  • Mar 5, 2009 at 5:36PM

The Vashon High School Pirate boys’ basketball team opened their state tournament bid with a convincing win at the Yakima SunDome on Wednesday.

Vashon fire department to implement anti-harassment training

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 8:00AM updated Mar 5, 2009 at 1:13PM

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue will implement a nine-month anti-harassment and anti-bullying program that fire chief Hank Lipe said will enable the department "to make wholesale changes in the way we do business with our employees."

Island Lumber now sells auto parts

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 1:02PM

Island Lumber and Hardware has stepped into the void left by Vashon Auto Parts’ closing and is stocking automotive essentials, including batteries, fluids, filters, light bulbs, wiper blades and an assortment of other accessories, according to a news release.

Bob's Bakery starts serving dinner

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 1:00PM

Bob’s Bakery is now open until 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for take-out dinner and dessert.

Café Luna to offer wine

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 12:58PM

Café Luna should be able to sell wine by the bottle — as soon as its liquor license application to do so goes through, said café owner Natalie Sheard.


  • Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49PM

Events for the week of March 5 to 9

Girls basketball team advances to State

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 12:38PM

The Vashon Pirates beat the Nooksack Valley Pioneers 45 to 42 in a thrilling come-from-behind overtime victory on Feb. 28

Boys basketball team captures TriDistrict Tournament title

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 12:40PM

The Pirate boys’ basketball team cut down the nets at the Mountlake Terrace High School gym on Saturday after winning the 1-A TriDistrict Tournament title. They begin play today at the 1-A State Tournament in the Yakima SunDome, as the number one seed out of the Northwest region.

Flea markets come to Vashon

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 12:16PM

Bargain-hunting Islanders may hit the jackpot in March, when Vashon will be home to a flea market each weekend, rain or shine, indoors and out.

From Uganda to Vashon, a priest finds his way

  • Mar 4, 2009 at 8:00AM updated at 12:18PM

On a recent Saturday evening at Vashon's St. John Vianney Church, the Rev. Sylvester Ssemanda stood in the church’s narthex, quietly greeting parishioners who were leaving the 5 p.m. Mass.

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