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Jewell earns two state track medals

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

The W.I.A.A. State Track and Field meet was held May 23 and 24, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Vashon Rotary works to address health issues in Guatemala and Nepal

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

A dozen of Rotary’s most prestigious grants were given out around the world this year, and Vashon Island Rotary Club is a partner in two of the 12 projects that were approved.

The power of youth

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:32AM

It’s easy, it seems, for adults — especially those of a progressive stripe who are in despair about the state of the world — to rob youth of what they need most: A sense of hope and optimism about what lies ahead. It’s refreshing to see we haven’t completely succeeded.

A resilient community means a stronger future

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:32AM

April brought amazing events to Seattle: a conference called Healing Our Planet Earth, the Seeds of Compassion events with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu and a talk on Vashon by Joanna Macy. I participated in each of these, looking for inspiration about restoring Creation.

Heros behind the scene made auction a success

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:31AM

The Vashon PTSA hosted its seventh annual auction, “Memories of Tomorrow,” on May 3 at K2 Commons.

You never know when disaster will strike

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:31AM

We read and hear about tragedies caused by earthquakes, hurricanes, cyclones, tornados and wildfires almost daily. Tens of thousands have died, hundreds of thousands have been injured and millions are homeless worldwide.

Demonstration at high school outshines the political awareness of many Americans

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:31AM

Given the United States’ extensive international influence, every American citizen should be politically and socially aware.

Joy Goldstein: A life of protest

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:21AM

Joy Goldstein and her son Michael celebrated Mother’s Day in an unconventional way this year — they went to the Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Bremerton to protest the presence of nuclear weapons there.

SCENE & HEARD

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:20AM

HAPPENING

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:20AM

Memorial service on Monday

Students serve the community

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:19AM

 High school to create volunteer directory.

CALENDAR

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:19AM

Vashon Audubon will welcome University of Washington atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22. His topic will be “The Great Windstorms of the Pacific Northwest.”

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:19AM

Pool is open at VIGCC

Track 19 releases ‘Two Drink Minimum’

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:18AM

Vashon Island-based trio Track 19 has released its first CD. Take a big dose of rock and roll. Pour in some Texas blues, some Gypsy jazz and some Muscle Shoals R&B. Wash it down with a slammin’ drummer, a wildly inventive guitarist and an in-the-pocket bassist.

Blue Heron hosts collectors’ sale

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:18AM

The Blue Heron Gallery will host an art sale next week. Reminiscent of last year’s Archives Art Sale, which featured works by Island artists, this year’s sale offers works donated by passionate Island art collectors.

Hear music at Café Luna

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:17AM

Just Fiddlin ’Round

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:17AM

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

Island-made film vies for spot at Seattle film festival

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:16AM

tWatch it online and vote from home to help the film succeed.

Pirates succeed at districts, Jewell qualifies for state

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:14AM

On Thursday, May 15, and Saturday, May 17, the Tri-District 1A Championships were held at King’s High School in Shoreline. The lone state meet participant will be Jacqueline Jewell, who is a senior.

Three boats medal at crew regionals and go to nationals

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:14AM

With temperatures soaring into the high 90’s and Vashon Island Junior Crew racing five boats into the finals, the USRowing NW Junior Regionals held on Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Wash., this past weekend were hot. Three Vashon boards are heading to Nationals in New Jersey June 26 to 29.

Vashon Pool to open June 15

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:13AM

The Vashon Pool, operated by King County Parks and Recreation Division, will open Sunday, June 15, Father’s Day.

Sixth graders earn second place at state Math is Cool competition

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:13AM

McMurray Middle School “mathmagicians” did it again.

VHS newspaper ‘Riptide’ takes top honor

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:12AM

GREG MCELROY: The Riptide staff this year works exceptionally well together.

Learning’s fun when mice are involved

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:12AM

Students at Carpe Diem Primary School just finished a month-long exploration of simple machines with a bang — they built an amusement park for stuffed mice.

A landfill in the making? County health department is taking a look

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:11AM

The Seattle-King County Health Department is reviewing Glacier Northwest’s expansion plans on Maury Island to determine if the mining corporation will need to establish a landfill for the arsenic-laced soil it plans to remove.

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