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CALENDAR

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:19AM

Vashon Audubon will welcome University of Washington atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22. His topic will be “The Great Windstorms of the Pacific Northwest.”

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:19AM

Pool is open at VIGCC

Track 19 releases ‘Two Drink Minimum’

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:18AM

Vashon Island-based trio Track 19 has released its first CD. Take a big dose of rock and roll. Pour in some Texas blues, some Gypsy jazz and some Muscle Shoals R&B. Wash it down with a slammin’ drummer, a wildly inventive guitarist and an in-the-pocket bassist.

Blue Heron hosts collectors’ sale

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:18AM

The Blue Heron Gallery will host an art sale next week. Reminiscent of last year’s Archives Art Sale, which featured works by Island artists, this year’s sale offers works donated by passionate Island art collectors.

Hear music at Café Luna

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:17AM

Just Fiddlin ’Round

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:17AM

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

Island-made film vies for spot at Seattle film festival

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:16AM

tWatch it online and vote from home to help the film succeed.

Pirates succeed at districts, Jewell qualifies for state

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:14AM

On Thursday, May 15, and Saturday, May 17, the Tri-District 1A Championships were held at King’s High School in Shoreline. The lone state meet participant will be Jacqueline Jewell, who is a senior.

Three boats medal at crew regionals and go to nationals

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:14AM

With temperatures soaring into the high 90’s and Vashon Island Junior Crew racing five boats into the finals, the USRowing NW Junior Regionals held on Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Wash., this past weekend were hot. Three Vashon boards are heading to Nationals in New Jersey June 26 to 29.

Vashon Pool to open June 15

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:13AM

The Vashon Pool, operated by King County Parks and Recreation Division, will open Sunday, June 15, Father’s Day.

Sixth graders earn second place at state Math is Cool competition

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:13AM

McMurray Middle School “mathmagicians” did it again.

VHS newspaper ‘Riptide’ takes top honor

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:12AM

GREG MCELROY: The Riptide staff this year works exceptionally well together.

Learning’s fun when mice are involved

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:12AM

Students at Carpe Diem Primary School just finished a month-long exploration of simple machines with a bang — they built an amusement park for stuffed mice.

A landfill in the making? County health department is taking a look

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:11AM

The Seattle-King County Health Department is reviewing Glacier Northwest’s expansion plans on Maury Island to determine if the mining corporation will need to establish a landfill for the arsenic-laced soil it plans to remove.

Remembering those who have fallen

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:47AM

It didn’t start out being a story. It was a family first — a Vashon family. There were four boys, Vashon High School graduates. But it was the war that turned it into a story.

Seals snag new head coach

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:45AM

Pirates baseball season concludes

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:45AM

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team lost 8-3 to the Kalama Chinooks at the Castle Rock regional tournament on Saturday, ending their bid for a state finals appearance. The Pirates ended their season with a 10-7 record.

Talent shines at VHS

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:42AM

The annual performance of the Best of Open Mic, also known as B.O.O.M., will take place at 7 p.m. tonight, May 21, in the Vashon High School (VHS) theater.

Free water safety classes to be offered to Island children this summer

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:41AM

King County, the Vashon Park District, the Vashon Aquatic Club and the USA Swimming Foundation are teaming up to make water safety classes available to third and fourth graders at the county pool this summer.

Vashon College to give Island kids the gift of reading

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:41AM

Every Island child from birth to age 5 is eligible for a free book each month thanks to Imagination Library, a nationwide program new to Vashon and sponsored by Vashon College.

Vashon youth is headed to National Convention

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:41AM

Nick Bordner, 17 and yet to cast his first vote, is headed to the National Democratic Convention in Denver this August to help choose the Democratic nominee for the U.S. presidency.

Sleeping Beauty Ballet

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

Vashon wins thriller against Garfield Vashon High School Varsity Lacrosse Club finished its season with three games

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

— This article was edited by sports editor Eric Horsting from information supplied by coach Charley Rosenberry.

HELP GETTING PREPARED

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

Members of the Vashon Rotary gather with members of Voice of Vashon (VoV) to hand over a $10,000 check for VoV’s second tower. From left they are Jeff Hoyt, Voice of Vashon; Joe Ulatoski, Vashon Rotary and father of VashonBePrepared; Dick Bianchi, Vashon Rotary president-elect; Susan Hanson, Vashon Rotary president and Rex Stratton, Vashon Rotary. Not pictured is Rick Wallace of VashonBePrepared. He took the photo.

HAPPENING

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

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