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Don’t specialize, enjoy a few sports | Column

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 2:40PM

Specialization in sports is a function of logic: to play any sport well, one must practice; to be competitive, one must practice often; to practice often enough to be competitive today, one must practice all year long.

Tahoma View Farm: A passion for fruit takes root on Maury Island

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 2:46PM

When Carolina Nurik and her family moved to Maury Island from Central Florida 10 years ago, the only plants growing around their new home were grass, two red maples and a hedge. As she researched a landscaping plan, one person advised she grow only evergreens on her five acres, and a garden designer wasn’t any more inspirational.

Letters to the editor

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

I want to thank and commend The Beachcomber for the excellent coverage of the desecration of Havurat Ee Shalom and the stories about the wonderful support of the community. The paper took a bold step to speak out on this sad event and its implications for our community.

Is Vashon's lice problem growing?

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 2:00PM

Beth Tuttle and Henry Hazleton’s long-haired daughters have brought lice home twice. The first time, the girls and their mom — who’s head had also begun to itch — doused their hair in olive oil and covered it in plastic for a few hours to begin the process of getting rid of the bugs.

With Beijing behind us, Islanders should prepare for the Vashon Olympics

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Well, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing just wrapped up Sunday. The closing ceremony dazzled viewers with an oversized and fiery pyrotechnic finale.

In our opinion Affordable housing on Vashon

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Jean Bosch, real estate agent and housing advocate, captured the dilemma well when she talked to The Beachcomber this week about Vashon HouseHold’s newest project.

Fiddlin’ ’Round for Farmers Market

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Just Fiddlin’ ’Round will play a benefit concert for Vashon Island Growers Association (VIGA) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Café Luna. All proceeds will benefit the Vashon Farmers Market.

Karen Dale

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Karen Dale

VAA teaches an Island to dance, sing and perform

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Registration is now open for the next round of Vashon Allied Arts classes.

The Bike shows off a secret star

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

In an intriguing move, Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi is spreading the word that a well-known “mystery guest” will will take its stage with the band “The Lassy Coils” at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28.

John Anderson

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

John Anderson

Unraveling the mystery of Butoh dance

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Indonesian pagoda on David Smith’s Vashon property will be the setting for “3 Ways to Change,” an evening of Butoh dance performed by Shinjo Brewer, Maureen Freehill and Bridget Scott at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied Arts’ 2008 Art Auction — is slated for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, at Blue Heron Art Center.

Callng first-time voters to rock UMO performance piece

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Calling all student thespians: UMO Ensemble is creating a new feature work called “First Vote” that combines inner city students from an alternative high school in South Seattle with Vashon students.

Arts briefs

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dr. Sputnik lands at Luna

Auditions set for new teen troupe production of ‘Little Women’

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

A fresh opportunity for Island teenagers to raise their voices is coming to Vashon.

A legendary sailor visits Vashon, where she’ll find the boat that carried her across the Pacific

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

A remarkable reunion is about to take place on Vashon.

From the community Two silent films touch upon one thing that matters hugely in life: It’s who you love that counts

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

I’ve read that Buster Keaton’s stated goal was to get the audience to laugh, which is no small undertaking.

SCENE & HEARD

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Walkers hold ‘charity ball’ dinner

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Road Crew, a group of Island walkers, held a dress-up, potluck dinner to celebrate the first anniversary of the establishment of “United Walkers’ Way” — a fund to which they contribute and which will benefit Island human-need-based nonprofit organizations.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Nursing moms meet

CLASSES

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The class “Eating for Health and Weight Loss” will offer three new sessions, and each will run for five weeks. They start at 7 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, Aug. 27 (for men only), Monday, Sept. 1 and Thursday, Sept. 18.

CALENDAR

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.

HAPPENING

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Transportation poll seeks input

Seals take on the lake

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

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