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Vashon Beachcomber Letters to the Editor | Aug. 13

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Sep 10, 2008 at 2:57PM

As a Jew and a member of the Vashon Havurah, I want to thank The Beachcomber for its kind, graceful and inspired coverage of the recent break-in and desecration of our holy space. I want to thank Father Tryphon and other religious leaders on the Island who immediately saw the universal degradation that comes from allowing such intolerance to go unnoticed.

Vashon's Mark A. Goldman is honest and loyal

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:55PM

Andrew Schwarz’s meaningful comments about solidarity (Beachcomber, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 13) were well taken.

Vashon Pirates defeat Sultan Turks 24-21 in home opener | HS Football

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 4:00PM

Vashon High School’s Pirate football team defeated the Sultan Turks last Friday 24-21 in a tense duel that was not decided until the final seconds.

The Democratic National Convention had spectacle, but substance too

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon’s 18-year-old delegate reflects on his whirlwind experience with the democratic process

Restorative justice is a much more forgiving way to balance the scales

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

In a letter to The Beachcomber, Rev. Dan Houston of the Vashon Presbyterian Church asks us Islanders to consider the issues of forgiveness and justice, having worked with his congregation through the pain of vandalism at the church.

In our opinion A library in town

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

There are many reasons a new library at K2 Commons makes sense. It would “repurpose” an existing structure, sit right on the highway and give Islanders what we were promised ­when we voted in favor of a multi-million bond measure — a bigger space.

Ferry dock is a dangerous spot

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ferry dock is a dangerous spot

girls soccer team

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

Vashon High School girls soccer coach Paul Beytebiere didn’t seem too perturbed by his team’s 6-1 loss last Saturday to Port Townsend’s Redskins.

The rules of the game: Writing for The Beachcomber

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

A lot of people write for The Beachcomber. They submit columns, letters to the editor, articles for our community page. Their voices are varied and genuine, and we welcome —even encourage — their contributions.

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s Ball,” will take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Blue Heron Art Center.

A First Friday to remember

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Last week, on a still summery evening, Vashon dressed up for First Friday festivities and launched the fall art season.

cross country boys

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

The Vashon Pirates cross-country team is off and running in 2008, according to boys coach Kevin Ross. Ross said that 20 athletes turned out, which will supply a solid core of performers for both varsity and junior varsity.

Picoso’s pulse is coming to the Bike

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The rhythms of Afro-Cuban music will be heard at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, when the Seattle-based band Picoso takes the stage at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

Jeanne Snell brings passion to paintings

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

An exhibit of watercolors by Islander Jeanne Snell is on display at the Back Bay Inn in September.

Pirate Team

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

Vashon High School football head coach Clay Eastly seemed very happy with the outcome of last Friday night’s game, the opener for the season against the Sultan Turks, a non-league opponent.

JiJi Saunders

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

JiJi Saunders

Jerry Balcom

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jerry Balcom

Arts briefs

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Learn to play the uke and squeezebox

CLASSES

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Enjoyment of Birds, a series of evening classes for beginning and more experienced birders, starts at 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 10, at the Land Trust Building.

CALENDAR

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10. Farmers will be selling Island-grown flowers, fruits and vegetables including fresh corn, tomatoes, salad mix, sweet peppers, basil, pumpkins and more. For more information, see www.vigavashon.org or call Market Manager Joanne Jewell at 267-8146.

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

SCENE & HEARD

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Live Zen at annual Buddhist seminar

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

While tree branches fell, along with the occasional whole tree, and without electricity due to Hurricane Gustav, Dr. Paula Arai, keynote speaker of the fifth annual Vashon Island Buddhist Seminar, talked of her keen interest in the realm of what she calls domestic Zen, which, she adds, is very different from monastic Zen.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Garden program still open

HAPPENING

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Late arrival tomorrow

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