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Bike brings back a lively band

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:54AM

Publish the Quest, a band known for its danceable sound, will hold a party for the release of its first CD, “The Threads,” at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.

'Accordion chaos' hits the Blue Heron

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:55AM

A Seattle-based accordion quartet, Hell’s Bellows!, will take the Blue Heron stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. This is the group’s first Vashon appearance.

Youth football teams show sportsmanship in bowl

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:49AM

Youth Pirates play Sportsmanship Bowl.

Soccer teams to President’s Cup

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:46AM

The Blazers will play in the President’s Cup District Final on Sunday, Nov. 23, at Starfire Soccer Stadium in Tukwila.

Master rowers medal in Canada

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:42AM

With the sun shining on both venues, VIRC’s masters rowers shined on the water as well, highlighted by the club’s first-ever gold medal at Elk Lake on Sunday, Oct. 26.

Montesano squeaks past Vashon, 14-7

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 12:03PM

The curtain fell on the Vashon High School football season last Saturday night, when the Pirates suffered a heartbreaking 14-7 loss to the third-ranked Montesano Bulldogs.

Feeling the pinch, a music store diversifies

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Nov 13, 2008 at 10:32AM

Vashon Island Music, which will celebrate its four-year anniversary on Thanksgiving, is “definitely feeling the economic downturn,” said owner Karen Eliasen.

Yoga studio struggles with need to raise fees.

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Nov 13, 2008 at 10:29AM

At Island Yoga Center, owners Kathryn Payne and Elizabeth Freeman are facing a conundrum at the small studio they’ve owned for nearly six years.

Has the recession hit Vashon?

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Nov 13, 2008 at 10:27AM

Since September, when the stock market crashed and major financial institutions faltered, the country has been in an economic tailspin. Islanders, it appears, are also struggling.

Pirates beat Trojans in a playoff nailbiter; next game on Saturday

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 8:39PM

This victory moves them into another playoff game, against unbeaten Montesano (10-0) at Tumwater at 7 p.m Saturday, November 15.

Editorial: Economic turmoil

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM updated at 11:25AM

Newspapers are inherently flawed mediums. They take snapshots in the moment, without the benefit of hindsight or the polish of analysis and try mightily to make sense of them. The “rough draft of history” — delivered to your home. And yet these snapshots are invaluable because they can — especially when pieced together into a bigger whole — offer a window into our lives and our community.

Arts briefs: Nov. 12

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 6:40PM

Radio theater returns to Ober

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 6:38PM

Radio theater will return to the Island at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, when Voice of Vashon Radio Theater’s Ten-Minute Play Festival makes its debut at the Ober Park performance space.

Hans York in rare Island concert

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 6:37PM

Hans York, an award-winning songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist, will play a rare Vashon concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Havurat Ee Shalom at 115401 Westside Hwy.

Kid rocker plays high-octane music

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 6:35PM

Justin Roberts and his Not Ready for Naptime Players will serve up some memorable music for the whole family during a special concert slated for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Vashon Theatre.

Zap it!

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 6:33PM

Zap. I thought it was an electric car. It’s a play, bits and pieces that are braided together with audience participation.


  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:15PM

Club and organization news

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:11PM

Stock up on good books at book fair

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:18PM

Chautauqua Elementary School and the Vashon PTSA will host the annnual Book Fair Nov. 17 to 25.

Buds’ Bombers beat Orting Animals

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:39PM

Sophomores run in Pasco

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:36PM

Sophomore cross-country runners Savannah Krug, at left, and Leigh Sheridan participated in the state meet in Pasco, placing 41st and 54th out of the 131 runners on the 1A course.

Pirates fell to Cougars last week, but beat Meridian Trojans 22-21 on Tuesday night

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:32PM

The Pirates will have their next playoff game — time, place and opponent TBA. Check this Web site tomorrow for a complete story on the game, and upcoming game information.

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