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Fields of flowers arrive fresh at market

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:59PM

On a quarter acre of land on S.W. 156th Street just behind the Vashon Winery, Richard Odell tends Fieldstone Flowers’ rambunctious rows of hundreds of dahlia blooms.

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in t

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in the year. There’s autumn, my absolutely favorite season.

When school’s out, boredom sets in for many Island teens

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

As children, our imaginations had no limit.

Educating oneself on beliefs of others creates a better environment for all

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Opinions can be dangerous things. Wars have been started because of them, people have died because of them, the fates of entire races and the destinies of whole countries have been permanently altered just because a difference in belief escalated into a conflict due to a lack of understanding and empathy.

In our opinion Respecting differences

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

With the political season in full swing, we’re likely to see political signs start popping up in fields and yards like fall mushrooms.

Pirates volleyball

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

— Michelle Stearns is a volleyball mom.

More funding is needed for the Island’s youngest residents

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Last week my wife and I experienced a parental rite of passage — our daughter climbed on board a school bus for the first time. We were worried that she would get cold feet at the last moment — but no, off she went, happily heading toward her first day of school.

X-country teams

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

— This article was compiled and edited by sports editor Eric Horsting with information from coaches Kevin Ross and Laura Johnson.

Learn clay and charcoal from the pros at VAA

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Clay and charcoal drawing classes are about to get underway at Vashon Allied Arts.

Arts briefs

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

All-American duo plays free show at Luna

Red Bike brings local heroes and a honky-tonker to its mix of shows

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi continues to present live music each weekend, drawing from a talent pool culled from Vashon, Seattle and the national scene.

Giving birth to bold ideas about having babies

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

The agony and the ecstasy of childbirth will be celebrated on Vashon during several arts and community events coming to the Island Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21.

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

U14 Eagles victorious in Labor Day tournament

One woman's lifetime of work: Emma Kukors finds joy and friendship at her job at Sawbones

  • Sep 12, 2008 at 10:30AM

Sawbones' oldest employee makes her mark at company in more ways than one.

King County nixes raw milk at Vashon cafés

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 5:23PM

Until last Wednesday, Islander Kirsten Gagnaire frequently stopped by Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie or Café Luna for a cappuccino made with raw cow’s milk, but now she and other Islanders who prefer beverages with milk that is straight from the cow have to make other choices.

Driver of pickup jumped because he was on fire, mother says

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 4:31PM

Kenneth Sudduth, the Islander who crashed into a Dumpster at the north-end ferry dock on Aug. 28, jumped into the water immediately following the accident because his shirt was on fire, according to his mother Rebecca Parks — not to elude arrest for an outstanding warrant, as deputies believed.

Vashon Beachcomber Letters to the Editor | Aug. 13

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Sep 10, 2008 at 2:57PM

As a Jew and a member of the Vashon Havurah, I want to thank The Beachcomber for its kind, graceful and inspired coverage of the recent break-in and desecration of our holy space. I want to thank Father Tryphon and other religious leaders on the Island who immediately saw the universal degradation that comes from allowing such intolerance to go unnoticed.

Vashon's Mark A. Goldman is honest and loyal

  • Sep 9, 2008 at 2:55PM

Andrew Schwarz’s meaningful comments about solidarity (Beachcomber, Letters to the Editor, Aug. 13) were well taken.

Vashon Pirates defeat Sultan Turks 24-21 in home opener | HS Football

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 4:00PM

Vashon High School’s Pirate football team defeated the Sultan Turks last Friday 24-21 in a tense duel that was not decided until the final seconds.

The Democratic National Convention had spectacle, but substance too

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon’s 18-year-old delegate reflects on his whirlwind experience with the democratic process

Restorative justice is a much more forgiving way to balance the scales

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

In a letter to The Beachcomber, Rev. Dan Houston of the Vashon Presbyterian Church asks us Islanders to consider the issues of forgiveness and justice, having worked with his congregation through the pain of vandalism at the church.

In our opinion A library in town

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

There are many reasons a new library at K2 Commons makes sense. It would “repurpose” an existing structure, sit right on the highway and give Islanders what we were promised ­when we voted in favor of a multi-million bond measure — a bigger space.

Ferry dock is a dangerous spot

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ferry dock is a dangerous spot

girls soccer team

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 2:00PM

Vashon High School girls soccer coach Paul Beytebiere didn’t seem too perturbed by his team’s 6-1 loss last Saturday to Port Townsend’s Redskins.

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