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Anti-Semitism on Vashon: Not on our watch

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

When members of the Island Jewish community arrived at the Havurat Ee Shalom for their Shabbat Torah study, they found their place of worship desecrated. Graffiti was scrawled on the wall of their small synagogue on the Westside Highway. It was a hateful act — directed towards one of our Island’s minority groups.

A winning photo

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Mark Wells’ solo work at Luna

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Mark Wells’ solo work at Luna

Urban soul in Ober Park

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Keyboardist Darrius Willrich will play urban soul at a free, all-ages Ober Park concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7.

A rare hometown concert for O’Keefe at winery

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Danny O’Keefe, an acclaimed songwriter and singer who lives on the Island, will play a rare hometown concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at Vashon Winery.

Unusual media at 070

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Gallery 070 will present “Kenneth Adkins: New Work” with an opening from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1.

Ian McFeron brings his ‘earthy yet sophisticated’ sound to the Bike

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ian McFeron will bring his band to the Island to play a show at the Red Bicycle Bistro at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2.

Take time for tile clocks at The Little House

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Irene Otis will exhibit ceramic tiles and “timeless” clocks at The Little House, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1.

Music festival will open with Brazilian beat

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Allied Arts hosts its annual world music and dance festival at Camp Burton’s outdoor amphitheater Saturday, Aug. 9. Four groups will take the stage, beginning at 5 p.m.

Blue Heron shows contrasting works

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Blue Heron Gallery will present the work of artists Joey Katzer and Jennifer McNeely in an exhibition opening from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1. The reception will feature live jazz music by horn player Richard Person, pianist Jim Hobson and bassist George Heidorn.

Arts briefs

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Unusual views

SCENE & HEARD

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Permaculture: making choices for a sustainable world

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

As the costs of petroleum increase, many people are contemplating the long-term sustainability of our way of life. Are you interested in learning how to create a sustainable world? Permaculture — a combination of the words “permanent” and “culture”— is an exploration of how humans can make choices that support their lives while respecting the rights of all beings to meet their needs to exist indefinitely on this planet. 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Chamber hosts party

CALENDAR

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

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No change in PO boat fares

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

No change in PO boat fares

Rock Riders shine at King County Fair

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

t Three qualified to compete in state fair in September.

No injuries in Thursday’s fires

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Some Islanders expressed concern after hearing two series of sirens in the evening of Thursday, July 24, requiring much of Vashon Island Fire & Rescue’s firefighting force.

Vashon seals the deal for new fire chief

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Hank Lipe, a veteran firefighter who currently serves as the chief of a department in Hampton, N.H., has decided to accept an offer extended last week to become Vashon’s new fire chief.

Divers discover safe on sea floor off the end of Tramp Harbor dock

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

On Saturday, July 26, four divers were delving into the waters just off Tramp Harbor dock, looking for marine life to share with Islanders above as part of the “Who lives under the end of the dock?”’ event.

Move to Chautauqua could save district much-needed funds

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

In an effort to save tens of thousands of dollars, the Vashon Island School District board of directors voted last week to relocate the district’s offices from their current location — in the J.T. Sheffield Building on 103rd Avenue S.W. behind Sawbones — into three empty classrooms on the first floor of Chautauqua Elementary School.

VYFS to offer drug and alcohol counseling

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Youth & Family Ser-vices (VYFS), in an effort to fill what some say is a critical need on the Island, will begin offering drug and alcohol counseling to Islanders, including those on limited incomes.

County exec proposes Metro fare hike

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM

King County Executive Ron Sims wants a 25-cent fare increase on Metro buses to help offset rising fuel costs and avoid having to cut any service.

Dockton’s history is a story worth telling — Vashon group now has funds to tell it

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 24, 2008 at 9:09AM

Dockton once had the largest dry dock north of San Francisco, a booming shipbuilding industry and a thriving maritime economy. But to the casual eye, there’s not a trace of the town’s past. “There are no signs at all that indicate the heritage of Dockton,” said Anita Halstead, a founding member of the Dockton Historical Committee. “There’s not even a ‘welcome to Dockton’ sign — there’s only a Dockton Park sign.”

Lavender fields forever

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:16PM

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