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A festival as vibrant as Vashon

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Fundraising effort launched for Fern Cove ed center

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

Fern Cove, one of the Island’s most significant parks ecologically and historically, could soon have a hub for environmental education, thanks to a seed grant and a fundraising effort just getting under way.

Vashon Theatre, Film Society to screen outdoor film Thursday

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:35PM

A free family outdoor movie, presented by the Vashon Theatre and Vashon Film Society, will kick off Strawberry Festival fun at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, July 10. “Strictly Ballroom,” the colorful, kitschy Australian crowd-pleaser about a boy, a dream and a dance competition, will be shown on an outdoor screen at the theater.

Vashon Allied Arts offers chance to enjoy sounds of the world at August music festival

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:34PM

Islanders can take a whirlwind musical trip around the world this summer by attending Vashon Allied Arts’ annual World Music and Dance Festival. This year’s festival, scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Camp Burton’s outdoor amphitheater, will include taiko drumming, Brazilian music, reggae/roots groove and music and dance from Ghana and West Africa.

Vashon's Drama Dock brings 'Importance of Being Earnest' to island

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:30PM

Drama Dock is gearing up to present Oscar Wilde’s elegant farce, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” with performances scheduled for the last two weekends of July at Vashon High School Theater.

Vashon Allied Arts weaves 'Community Quilt' to raise funds

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:29PM

The 23rd annual Vashon Allied Arts Community Quilt is a tribute to the postcard-perfect views of Vashon Island.

Vashon Islander Richard Cromwell, Bethany Weir announce engagement

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:27PM

Bethany Weir and Richard Cromwell announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Colleen and Dan Weir of Moorhead, Minn., and Sharon and Cecil Cromwell of Vashon.

Tall Ships find safe waters, many fans on Vashon

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:25PM

Vashon resident Macready hosts swim across Colvos Passage

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:24PM

Vashon-Maury Clubs and Organizations | July 9

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:17PM

A listing of clubs and organizations offering things for Vashon-Maury residents to do.

Vashon's Strawberry Festival gives islanders chance to have jam judged

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:16PM

With an eye toward the traditions and legacy of fruit production on these islands, the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum will sponsor two events during Strawberry Festival, a Heritage Jam Contest and a “Tractor Jam,” both slated to take place after the Saturday parade.

Vashon actors give Moliére’s ‘Tartuffe’ a modern spin | Photo

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:14PM

Vashon-Maury Classes | July 9

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:11PM

A Transformational Breath workshop will meet from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, at the Hanna Barn on Point Robinson Road.

Vashon-Maury Community Calendar | July 9

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:10PM

“Walk on the Wild Side: Incredible Mini-Beasts” presented by Barbara Gustafson will meet at the Vashon Library during the next few weeks.

Vashon Beachcomber offers theatre tickets for photos

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:04PM

We hear a lot about how boring Vashon Island can be in the summer months for young people. Well, here’s something we’d like to ask those young people with access to a camera to do.

Kitt Selig wins his third Vashon hydroplane race

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:02PM

Vashon's Linda Sferra places 2nd in Calif. Oaks Blenheim Spring Series tournaments

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 3:00PM

Vashon Islander Amanda Ohmert, 12, heads to Europe for elite swim competition

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 2:57PM

Islander Amanda Ohmert, 12, will travel to Haarlem, Holland, in 10 days to compete in the elite Youth Friendship Games for athletes ages 11 to 19, an international event sponsored by People to People Sports Ambassador Programs.

Quartermaster Harbor hosts night of the shooting stars | Photo

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 2:51PM

Vashon High School tour, critique offered to residents | Briefs

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 2:50PM

Tour the Vashon High School campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. Before the tour, Eric Gill, the school district’s capital projects manager, will briefly explain the two campus overhaul options the school board would like Islanders to consider.

Kat Eggleston comes home to Vashon Island

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 2:47PM

For singer-songwriter Kat Eggleston, there is truly no place like home. The golden-haired, clear-voiced troubadour is known internationally not only for her virtuoso skills on guitar and hammered dulcimer, but also for her heart-felt songs about her childhood spent on Vashon Island.

Glacier gets OK for Maury Island dock, opponents vow to keep fighting

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 10, 2008 at 2:44PM

Glacier Northwest received its final permit from a government agency last week for its dock-building project on Maury Island and says it could begin constructing the 400-foot pier that would open the door to its 192-acre gravel mine as early as mid-August.

Rep. Nelson: Army Corps’ decision on Vashon dock was a failure of political will

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 2:42PM

This past week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined it would permit Glacier’s proposed barge-loading facility within Maury’s sensitive shoreline. The agency refused to require a federal environmental impact statement. With the federal government having listed the chinook as a threatened species and our beloved orcas as endangered, this decision casts a major shadow over efforts to recover these species and Puget Sound.

Vashon Library offers way for teens to keep out of trouble

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 2:42PM

The Vashon Library was teeming with teens at 7 p.m. on the last Saturday in June. They polished their Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution skills while snacking on Red Vines, updated their Facebook accounts online and drank soda or enjoyed a lively battle of Magic cards.

Just Fiddlin’ ’Round to host CD release party on Vashon

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 2:41PM

Since they were 7 years old, the girls of Just Fiddlin’ ’Round have grown up while their music grew with them. Seeing “old music through young eyes,” the girls have ventured from strict instrumentals and rudimentary improvisation to complex vocal harmonies, fancy fiddling and country rock.

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