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Vashon farmer learns the fine art of cheesemaking

  • Dec 21, 2009 at 2:33PM

Take a turn on Beall Road and you may stumble upon a small Vashon dairy farm with an old-world charm.

Granny's Attic suffers break-in, loses valuable items

  • Dec 19, 2009 at 9:41AM

Thieves made off with collectibles, antiques and technology worth thousands of dollars on Thursday night, when a basement storage area used by Granny's Attic was robbed.

Feds decide not to appeal ruling halting Glacier's construction project on Maury

  • Dec 18, 2009 at 10:46AM

In a significant move, the federal government has decided not to appeal a U.S. District Court decision last August that temporarily halted Glacier Northwest's plans to dramatically increase its mining operations on Maury Island.

Vashon Pirates get back to their winning ways

  • Dec 17, 2009 at 2:21PM

Coming off a close, tough loss to Squalicum, last years state 2A champion team, the Pirates said, “enough of that,” and dominated the Chimacum Cowboys on Dec. 15.

Island Lumber sign brings up Vashon values

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Dec 16, 2009 at 11:40AM

I don’t have one of those newfangled wide-screen televisions. That’s why, lately, you’ll find me sitting on a folding chair on the sidewalk on the south side of Bank Road, opposite Thriftway, taking in the entertainment (FREE!) from that snazzy, new, towering, gi-normous, active video display sign Island Lumber has thoughtfully situated for my viewing pleasure right at the edge of the road. I don’t think I’ve seen anything more spectacular since Cinerama came to my hometown when I was a kid, back in the mid-1800s.

Vashon’s history goes online

  • Dec 16, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 10:53AM

With the click of a mouse, Islanders can view sepia-toned photographs of Paradise Cove in the 1920s, when a little girl named Tad made seaweed pies on the beach with her dog Snooks.

Vashon should become weekend destination, report says

  • Dec 16, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 10:45AM

Vashon should market itself as an “events and activities-driven getaway,” offering up quilting retreats, adult art camps and Valentines’ packages to draw tourists to the Island in the fall and winter, a report commissioned by the Vashon Chamber of Commerce says.

U12 Soccer: Vashon Raptors head to post-season

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 3:27PM

Vashon’s Raptors U12 boys soccer team clinched the number-one spot in the Gold Division on Saturday by beating the second-place team 1-0. The opposing team, the Gig Harbor Whitecaps, had beaten the Raptors with a fluke goal at the beginning of the season, said coach Mark Scheer.

Vashon wrestlers finish second at Port Townsend tournament

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 3:26PM

On Saturday, Vashon returned home with a second place finish in the Port Townsend tournament against 1A Port Townsend, 2A Tenino and 2A South Whidbey.

Squalicum deals Vashon a rare loss | Boys Basketball

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 3:26PM

The Vashon Pirates boys’ basketball team suffered their first defeat in nearly a year, as they lost 49-45 to the defending 2A state champion Squalicum Storm last Saturday in Bellevue. Earlier in the week, a fourth-quarter Pirate surge put away the visiting Fife Trojans, 58-43.

Vashon beats Fife and Eatonville | Girls Basketball

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 3:24PM

The Vashon Pirates girls’ hoopsters notched wins over Nisqually league 2A foes Fife and Eatonville last week.

A pond is transformed, and gifts abound

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 12:14PM

Fisher Pond beckoned last week.

Council deadlocks on Constantine’s seat

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 12:02PM

After nearly seven hours of discussion and debate Monday, the King County Council deadlocked on whom to choose to replace Dow Constantine on the nine-member council.

Editorial: Letters to the editor pose tricky issues

  • Dec 16, 2009 at 7:00AM

We’re sometimes asked at The Beachcomber why we do what we do, and one of the categories that seems to particularly befuddle readers is our letters to the editor column.

Island benefits when the generations converse

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:48AM

For weeks now I have been following the debate about high school dances and thinking about the issue.

Seasonal anomalies make for delicious, nutritious winter treats

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:47AM

Catching a glimpse of a hummingbird zipping away from a salal bush, I had to investigate what had attracted it. Much to my surprise, the bush was fully flowering — in December.

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 16

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:45AM

Land trust opens new Shinglemill trail

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:42AM

The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust has completed the construction of a new trail, a topographically diverse two-mile trek that extends from behind the Vashon Community Care Center and along Shinglemill Creek to the stream’s terminus at Fern Cove.

Families, kids collect clothes for homeless

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:41AM

Two Island efforts are under way to collect warm clothes for the homeless this month.

Drama Dock pokes fun at the foibles of cut-rate theater

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:40AM

Drama Dock is putting the final touches on a holiday treat for the Island — a boisterous comedy the show’s promoters hope will have audiences rolling in the aisles.

Robbie Fulks ferries back to Vashon, with a fiddler in tow

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:39AM

Robbie Fulks, the gangly singer, songwriter and flat-pick guitarist who became well known to Island audiences during a series of rollicking shows he played here a few years ago, will return to Vashon this weekend with a new duet partner in tow.

A duo brings world sounds to Café Luna

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:35AM

More arts on the Rock

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:34AM

Hobsen/Person will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Sound Food.

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