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A sense of refuge, a view and the grapevine create a home

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

My first home on Vashon was a nine-month winter rental.

More than our fair share of vandalism — and trash

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

While it’s wonderful to hear that the Island has seen a slight decline in assaults and other serious crimes in the last year, a contrasting yet unsurprising crime statistic is disheartening: “Quality of life” crimes on Vashon have seen a 20 percent spike since 2007.

The incident at the synagogue is a lesson in the power of words

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

I love you. You’re terrific. Great job. Congratulations. I’m so proud of you.

The Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association still has

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association still has a few tickets available for a cruise around the Island on Sunday, Aug. 17, aboard the Virginia V. Boarding will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the north-end passenger ferry dock. It will cruise south around Point Robinson, into Quartermaster Harbor and north along Colvos Passage past Camp Sealth and other historic sites, returning to the dock around 5:30 p.m.

Circumnavigate Vashon on the ‘Virginia V’

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Islanders will have an opportunity to see a maritime treasure when the steamer “Virginia V” visits Vashon and Maury’s waters on Sunday, Aug. 17.

‘Vashon’s Butterfly Lady’ leads insect safari

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Please promise us, August, a run of sunny days — days with heat soaking into dry meadows and butterflies browsing the shrubs and flowers despite the notoriously temperate, moist climate of Puget Sound.

A summer ceili on the Village Green

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Celtic Dance Society and the Vashon Park District are hosting a free summer Irish Ceili Dance on the grass of the Village Green from 6 p.m. to dark Saturday, Aug. 16. The dance will will feature live music by the Vashon Ceili Band (Martin Nyberg, Marilyn Kleyn and Steve Austin).

Quintet will jazz up Ober Park

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Island Jazz Quintet will play its brand of smooth, cool jazz at Ober Park, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, as part of the free Concerts in the Park series. The quintet’s full cabaret sound has been heard in venues throughout the region and internationally for a decade.

Have a slice of Trombone Cake at the Bike

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Seattle band Trombone Cake will glide across the Sound to Vashon on Saturday to perform at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

The weekend’s packed with tunes at Luna

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Café Luna will host a slew of free musical events this weekend, beginning with a concert by 5:01, “the best country rock on this Rock,” organizers said.

youth football

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 3:00PM

Fire scorches grass

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Maury park pier dismantled

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Wolf appointed fire district secretary

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Susan Wolf, formerly the volunteer liaison and training secretary for Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR), was appointed district secretary by the fire department’s commissioners on Tuesday, Aug. 5. She was sworn in by state Rep. Sharon Nelson (D-Maury Island).

Juvenile arrested for stealing safe

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

A 16-year-old Vashon boy has been arrested for stealing the safe from St. John Vianney Catholic Church, which disappeared July 19 and is now presumed to be under water off the end of the Tramp Harbor dock.

FYI

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Bob Childs

CLASSES

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Paradise Ridge Acupuncture, Herbs and Massage offers qi gong classes at 9 a.m. Fridays. Qi gong, a set of Chinese exercises, includes physical and meditative movements.

CALENDAR

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 pm. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Note that the hours have been extended to 6 p.m.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Quilt guild meets

Nattrass aims high, but misses Olympic target

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Islander Sue Nattrass missed her mark and her shot at an Olympic medal on Monday, missing her clay target four times in a row in the third qualifying round of the women’s trapshooting event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Parks to spend $8,000 on product branding

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Park District will sink up to $8,000 into a marketing endeavor — a branding campaign that will hopefully procure standardized viusal products for the district, in order to make the district more recognizable to Islanders.

Onion dome tops Orthodox temple after a ten-year wait

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Father Tryphon is nervous. A crane hovers above the temple at the All-Merciful Saviour Russian Orthodox Monastery in Dockton, and at its feet is the cobalt-blue onion dome for which the abbot has been waiting a decade.

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the tra

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the transmitter at KVI Beach does something else for the Seattle-based company that owns KVI: He picks up trash strewn by people over the weekend.

A winning photo

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

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