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Drama Dock pokes fun at the foibles of cut-rate theater

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:40AM

Drama Dock is putting the final touches on a holiday treat for the Island — a boisterous comedy the show’s promoters hope will have audiences rolling in the aisles.

Robbie Fulks ferries back to Vashon, with a fiddler in tow

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:39AM

Robbie Fulks, the gangly singer, songwriter and flat-pick guitarist who became well known to Island audiences during a series of rollicking shows he played here a few years ago, will return to Vashon this weekend with a new duet partner in tow.

A duo brings world sounds to Café Luna

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:35AM

More arts on the Rock

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 11:34AM

Hobsen/Person will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Sound Food.

Dockton Road repair project completed

  • Dec 11, 2009 at 5:23PM

King County roads workers completed major repairs on Dockton Road last week, affixing 120 anchors to the outside of its wooden seawall to keep it from failing.

Chamber to move its office to Vashon town

  • Dec 11, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 5:23PM

The Vashon Chamber of Commerce plans to leave Courthouse Square and lease an office in town — a move, chamber officials say, that will enable it to better serve both visitors and chamber members.

Two Pirates to travel to D.C. for youth summit

  • Dec 11, 2009 at 1:30PM

When Vashon High School juniors Emily Gripp and Max Westerman heard the news this week, they were ecstatic.

Vashon Senior Center: Supporting the Island’s senior citizens

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 2:20PM

For more than 20 years, Island seniors have gone to the senior center for classes, a hot lunch, various health care needs and a good game of cards.

Vashon Green Map lists island's 'sustainable living resources'

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Dec 9, 2009 at 11:37AM

A community-created map that captures the Island’s efforts at sustainability while putting forth a vision for an even greener Vashon will be released at a celebration on Saturday.

VINES forms to support Islanders

  • Dec 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

If a band of Island women has its way, one of Vashon’s smallest but most effective organizations serving Islanders in need will see its budget nearly double next year.

Though tenor of the music world has changed, Vashon shop finds its way

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:50PM

Guitars, clarinets and ukuleles jazz up the walls of Vashon Island Music. A disco ball glamorously glitters in one corner. And displays are stuffed with rows of new and used CDs and records from artists new and classic, eclectic and top 40.

Park district gets grant to restore Point Robinson lighthouse windows

  • Dec 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

The Point Robinson lighthouse will have its windows restored next year, thanks to a hefty grant from 4Culture, King County’s cultural services agency.

Resilience is evident in people of El Salvador

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:36PM

Saludos from El Salvador, where they call me Señorita Carlota. I’m currently in my eighth month of service as a Peace Corps volunteer in a rural health and sanitation program.

Possibilities are endless for attracting tourists

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:32PM

Well, the question remains: “How would we brand ourselves?”

Tourism? Bring it on; we’re ready for it

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:33PM

I have followed the tourism issue with great interest and believe I have a sure-fire way to bring in those big beautiful tourist dollars Vashon Island so desperately wants right now. The economy has gone south faster than songbirds in a snowstorm, and times are tougher than two-week old leftover turkey so we need a great marketing plan to save Vashon.

Editorial: County political reshuffle could benefit Vashon

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:34PM

During the recent campaign for King County executive, Larry Phillips, one of the candidates, expressed his opposition to a countywide tax to fund a ferry district that served only Vashon and West Seattle.

Letters to the editor: Dec. 9

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 1:31PM

A master carver opens his studio this weekend

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 12:17PM

For the past 12 years, Tlingit artist Israel Shotridge has lived and worked on the Island, quite literally carving out a place for himself as one of the world’s most prolific and sought-after Native artists.

Talented kids make a Dickens classic rock

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 12:15PM

For the past three months, 30 eager young thespians have been preparing a special holiday treat for Island audiences.

Music on the Rock

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 12:01PM

Hobsen/Person will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Sound Food.

An art tour with 38 stops continues

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 12:00PM

For years, Barnworks members have donated to the Vashon High School scholarship fund from the sales of their artwork. And for the last five years, the members have found a unique way to do so — they’ve joined together to make a collage, and then raffled it during their holiday show. This year’s collage is a view of the marina in Burton.

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