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Island mentor-referee program opens up doors for ref trainees

  • Nov 10, 2009 at 1:05PM

This fall, Vashon Island Soccer Club officials incorporated a mentor-referee program, which trains Islanders to become certified referees, into the 2009 season.

Pirates lose two tough games, but advance to play-in

  • Nov 10, 2009 at 12:38PM

The Vashon High School football team will have to dig deep to uncover the grit and determination needed to lift them above the dark disappointment of the past week into the light of playoff glory.

Vashon's two levies pass by wide margins

  • Nov 4, 2009 at 9:00AM updated Nov 5, 2009 at 11:15AM

With more than 70 percent of the Island ballots tallied from the Nov. 3 mail-in election, Vashon's two levies — one supporting the Vashon Park District, the other Vashon Island School District — have won solid majorities.

H1N1 vaccine in short supply

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 4, 2009 at 2:32PM

Most Islanders hoping to receive an H1N1 shot at their physician's offices and avoid the flu will have to find the shot elsewhere or continue practicing patience — and a lot of hand washing.

Island team preps for a night of high-octane ball

  • Nov 4, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 9:19AM

Eight Islanders executed jump shots, brushed up on blocking skills and worked up a sweat in the McMurray gym last week, practicing for what may be the biggest basketball game of their lives.

Study: Vashon may have enough water, but some wells could run dry

  • Nov 4, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 9:19AM

Vashon appears to have enough water to meet Islanders’ needs over the next several years, but bigger questions remain about both the quality of that water and whether there’s enough to fully support salmon, birds and other wildlife, a far-reaching report by King County shows.

Scientists to study nitrogen levels in Quartermaster Harbor

  • Oct 30, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Nov 3, 2009 at 4:43PM

King County, the state Department of Ecology and the University of Washington are about to begin a four-year research project examining the health of Quartermaster Harbor and the impact nitrogen is having on the stressed bay.

Vashon artist finds inspiration from the seniors in her life

  • Nov 4, 2009 at 7:00AM

Nannette Cotton Pawlowski spent a day hanging more than 60 colorful drawings and five large quilts at Vashon Community Care Center last week, stopping to chat and dispense hugs to the people who served as muses for her artwork.

Halloween 2009 in photos

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 12:18PM

KeepVashon weird: Where do we start?

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 12:11PM

One of the first things you notice when you come to Vashon Island — especially if you’re tailing behind some native in the traffic crawling up the long hill from the ferry — is the car decal that warns: “Keep Vashon weird.”

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 4

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 12:08PM

VYFS to take on Chautauqua child care program

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:58AM

Vashon Youth & Family Services, in a move that will lead the agency in a new direction, plans to take over operation of the YMCA’s popular child care program at Chautauqua Elementary School beginning Jan. 1.

Pirates punish Cedar Park Christian at home

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:57AM

Vashon overwhelmed Cedar Park Christian on Friday, 59-6, and the Pirates’ game today against number-one ranked Cascade Christian will determine the Nisqually League champion. The Pirates play at 7:15 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at Franklin Pierce High in Tacoma.

Girls soccer team nears state competition

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:54AM

If the Pirate girls didn’t play another soccer game this season, last week would have been a fitting end. But they have a game today, Nov. 4, and are close to a spot in the state tournament.

Rowers race twice

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:53AM

Gift shop Island Thyme to close its doors at the end of November

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:48AM

Island Thyme, which has sold specialty gifts and tea for the past five years near the heart of town, will close Nov. 30.

Two renowned musicians to dazzle Island crowds

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:47AM

Music aficionados will have a tough choice this weekend, with two acclaimed guitar players coming to town for concerts on the same night.

More gallery openings

  • Nov 3, 2009 at 11:42AM

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