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Lelavision heads south to help out

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 1:30PM

Leah Mann and Ela Lamblin, founders of Lelavision Physical Music, usually get hired to work at theaters and festivals, performing a unique blend of dance and physical comedy that revolves around Lamblin’s musical sculptures.

Music events coming up on the Rock

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 1:29PM

Scattergun and Stoney Beach will perform at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

Zen center hopes to purchase historic Mukai farmhouse and garden

  • Nov 22, 2009 at 3:22PM

After weeks of internal discussion, the Puget Sound Zen Center has decided it would like to buy the Mukai House and Garden, a property it hopes to steward as both a historic site and a regional center for Zen Buddhism.

Popular Express Cuisine to return to its former digs on Vashon

  • Nov 20, 2009 at 4:48PM

A beloved Island eatery that flourished for 15 years before closing in 2006 will soon reopen in its former space in town.

County: Traffic deaths lowest in ten years, homicides up

  • Nov 20, 2009 at 1:00PM updated at 3:45PM

County deaths caused by traffic accidents and suicides reached decade-lows last year while homicides were higher, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s 2008 annual report.

Seawall repairs to close Dockton Road at Tramp Harbor

  • Nov 19, 2009 at 10:33AM

Dockton Road will be closed weeknights beginning Nov. 30, as crews attach steel anchors to rotting portions of the seawall in an effort to prevent the road from failing.

Stands offer glimpses of local bounty

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:53PM

You don’t have to wait for the Island Art Studio Tour next month to visit some of Vashon’s artists in their “studios” all winter long.

Fire budget seeks to add firefighter

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue, which hasn’t seen an increase in its paid firefighting ranks since it hired its first firefighters in 2001, will add a ninth firefighter in 2010 if the commissioners approve Chief Hank Lipe’s proposed budget.

Islanders voice passion in debate about tourism on Vashon

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 5:00AM updated at 1:00PM

More than 50 Islanders gathered last Wednesday to vet the issue of tourism on Vashon, asserting, sometimes hotly, their feelings about the contentious issue.

Coast Guard probes Island mariner’s account of fiasco at sea

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:28PM

An Islander who captained a Korean-operated fishing vessel in the South Pacific this summer returned from his three-month odyssey armed with accusations that his crew had broken international law.

StudentLink serves self-guided Island students

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

Senior Connor Barnes doesn’t have to catch a bus at 7 a.m. to get to school by 7:45. His earliest class is at 12:10 p.m., and he can do most of his schoolwork from home.

Island family contends school district is failing to honor old easement

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

For decades, the Rosser family has lived next door to property owned by the Vashon Island School District — and for decades, the relationship between the two neighbors has been amicable.

Pirates end football season with heartbreaker loss

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:37PM

The football season came to an abrupt end for Vashon High School last Tuesday night as the exhausted Pirates could not keep pace with Nooksack Valley High School, its state tournament qualifying round contest at Civic Stadium in Bellingham.

Crew team takes on tough weather at Greenlake’s Frostbite Regatta

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:37PM

On Nov. 7, the Vashon Island Junior Rowing Club traveled to Greenlake in Seattle to race in the 2009 Frostbite Regatta, a 1,000-meter sprint race from the north end of the lake to the south end.

Islander competes at shooting event

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:35PM

Islander Mikie Hoffmann traveled to San Antonio Oct. 28 to compete in the 21st Annual Sporting Clays National Championship at the 630-acre National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Tex.

Seals win landmark swim meet

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:34PM

The Vashon Seals Swim Team won its first swim meet in recent memory two weeks ago at the Second Honu Gathering at Mount Tahoma High School.

Editorial: School board’s consensus on bond measure is a good sign

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

When the Vashon Island School District came to voters earlier this year asking them to approve a $75.5 million bond measure, it lacked one critical piece in the political equation: a unified board.

We must be good stewards of our harbor

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:19PM

Quartermaster Harbor seems to be on everybody’s priority list.

Grinding is unhealthy and exploitative

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:17PM

Yes, it’s true. Parents in the Vashon community showed up at their teenagers’ dances, found them disturbing and went to school and district administrators to insist on enforcement of the school’s policy against sexually explicit dancing.

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 18

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:16PM

We’ve heard a lot of talk lately about green jobs — that they’re coming any day now, that they offer new hope for the future, that they’ll simultaneously turn the economy around and save the planet. Collective reaction is often one of callous cynicism.

Chocolate is the star of a high-flying night of fun

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:12PM

The Backbone Campaign will hold an unusual benefit this Saturday designed not only to raise money, but also to boost the Island’s endorphins and appetite for social change as well.

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