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Comfort food is the fare at Heather’s Homegrown Grill

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Jul 27, 2009 at 9:37AM

Heather Sanders has spent the last 12 years cooking at Vashon restaurants, and with the opening last Tuesday of Heather’s Homegrown Grill, she now is cooking at her own.

Stolen truck taken on a long joyride through Vashon

  • Jul 24, 2009 at 5:16PM

During Strawberry Festival weekend, someone took an Islander's flatbed pickup truck for an extensive joyride, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake and causing thousands of dollars of damage to the truck.

County exec candidates call into question Vashon foot ferry

  • Jul 23, 2009 at 6:00PM updated Jul 24, 2009 at 7:03AM

King County Councilmember Larry Phillips on Thursday called for redirecting money from the county's newly created ferry district and putting those funds instead into the county's cash-strapped regional bus service.

Colorful Islander Gene Amondson dies

  • Jul 22, 2009 at 5:00PM updated Jul 23, 2009 at 2:13PM

Islander Gene Amondson, 65, an artist, preacher and two-time presidential candidate, died at Harborview Medical Center on Monday, July 20, two days after officiating the marriage of a couple at Fern Cove and spending time at Strawberry Festival.

The weekend boasts more than a dozen bands

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Jul 23, 2009 at 2:12PM

The Island will be jumping this weekend with a wealth of bands storming the stages all over Vashon.

Island writer brings a poet’s ‘big joy’ to life

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Jul 23, 2009 at 8:25AM

James Broughton’s words seem to adorn Stephen Silha’s life.

Real estate market remains soft on Vashon

  • Jul 22, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 5:44PM

Though real estate activity has picked up in the last month, Vashon-based real estate agents remain braced for another tough year.

Vashon cage fights draw a big crowd and lots of attention

  • Jul 22, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 5:44PM

Cage fighting, a fast-growing and controversial sport, made its first appearance on Vashon during Strawberry Festival, drawing a huge crowd but also triggering complaints, a brawl and visits by authorities.

Photos tell the story of a successful Strawberry Festival

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 2:00PM updated Jul 22, 2009 at 2:48PM

New members join council board

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 1:41PM

Two Islanders joined the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council executive board last week, filling seats vacated by departing board members in the past two months.

Islanders have a chance to learn about deferred home improvement loans

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 1:02PM

Island organizations have partnered with the county to help people fix up their houses.

County Council candidates debate today’s tough issues

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 1:00PM

The main candidates for King County executive debated in Bellevue on Thursday with the primary election just more than a month away.

Vashon Island Travel reinvents itself to fit the changing times

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:59PM

After serving Vashon travelers in the same location since 1994, Vashon Island Travel has moved as well as changed the way it does business.

Goldmark’s move shows much-needed leadership

  • Jul 22, 2009 at 7:00AM

The fight to protect Maury Island from Glacier Northwest’s efforts to construct a massive barge loading facility in publicly owned tidelands and enormously expand a gravel mine to within 15 feet of the Islands’ sole-source aquifer started more than a decade ago.

Letter to the Editor: July 22

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:55PM

I could not help but be flattered by the article about me in last week’s Beachcomber. Now I really do have to leave town, otherwise I’d have to live up to this description.

The Havurah brings nice Jewish girls to town

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:54PM

A comedy troupe named Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad has a Vashon stop planned for July 31, with a show hosted, appropriately enough, by Vashon Havurah.

An L.A. chanteuse sings her songs at Ober Park and Café Luna

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:53PM

Two opportunities are coming up for Island audiences to enjoy an evening of music by Lindsay Tomasic, an accomplished singer and songwriter from Los Angeles.

Plenty of fun was had at Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run and Walk

  • Jul 21, 2009 at 12:18PM

Aaron Burby defended his title by crossing the finish line first for the second year in a row at the Bill Burby Inspirational Run/Walk on July 18, the annual Strawberry Festival competition named in honor of his father. Vashon High's John Gage verbally commits to Stanford

  • Jul 20, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 9:52AM reports that Vashon High School boys basketball star John Gage has verbally committed to playing at Stanford University next season.

Strawberry Fest aims to promote Vashon’s own

  • Jul 15, 2009 at 7:00AM updated Jul 17, 2009 at 1:27PM

One hundred years after the Strawberry Festival first began on Vashon, the event seems to be coming full circle, with an increased focus on Island artists, groups and businesses.

Fire department names assistant chief finalists

  • Jul 17, 2009 at 8:33AM

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue officials hope Islanders will turn out to meet the finalists in the department's search for an assistant chief.

Editorial: Goldmark’s bold move against Glacier is a step in the right direction

  • Jul 14, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Jul 15, 2009 at 2:31PM

Peter Goldmark has taken a bold step. Seven months onto the job as the head of the state Department of Natural Resources, he has issued an edict no other government leader has: He’s told Glacier Northwest to prove that its industrial operations along an ecologically fragile — and state-owned — stretch of Puget Sound won’t further erode our imperiled inland sea.

Times are tough as Kathy’s Corner waits for spring to arrive

  • Jan 23, 2009 at 8:00AM updated Jul 15, 2009 at 2:16PM

Oddly enough, Kathy’s Corner is nowhere near a corner. The roadside nursery boasts more than 100,000 plants on a straightaway south of town.

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