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A ‘Winter Feast for the Soul’ returns to Vashon

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Jan 15, 2010 at 4:21PM

County to work with District 19 in effort to determine water availability

  • Jan 14, 2010 at 3:53PM

The King County Council approved Water District 19's comprehensive plan last month, but with a caveat: Because of its 14-year moratorium on new water shares, the agency needs to work with the county to explore ways to end the water shortage.

Top-ranked Pirates stretch their winning streak to seven

  • Jan 14, 2010 at 2:30PM

The Vashon High School Pirate boys’ basketball team notched two wins last week in Nisqually 1A/2B League play. On Tuesday, they swallowed the Orting Cardinals whole, 75-43, and on Friday they chewed chunks off the Seattle Christian Warriors, to win 65-41.

‘After the Storm’ tells a story that inspires others to act

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:54PM

New Orleans was ravaged by hurricane-driven floods in the late summer of 2005. While much of the city has recovered a semblance of its former vitality, thousands upon thousands of residents are still struggling to rebuild their lives.

Two singers come to Café Luna

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:47PM

Arts briefs: Jan. 13

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:44PM

VHS crafts new rules for school dances

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 7:00AM

After weeks of discussion with student leaders, Vashon High School Principal Susan Hanson on Monday issued new rules for school-sponsored dances, including a requirement that dance partners leave at least three fingers of space between each other.

Islander hailed as a quiet force for nature

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 7:00AM

Each month, Yvonne Kuperberg puts on her walking shoes and treks miles down the Vashon coast with a walking partner, observing birds and taking note of the local conditions, which she reports to the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

Ferry system pushes for fuel surcharge on tickets

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 7:00AM

Washington State Ferries, citing the unpredictability of fuel prices, presented a plan to the State Transportation Commission last month that would allow the ferry system to add a fuel surcharge to each ticket if fuel prices rise enough.

Music and science collide at new after-school program for youth

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 7:00AM

Walk into the School of Rock and Rockets, and you’ll be greeted by a drum set, a bass guitar, an inflatable brain and loads of games and books aimed at young minds.

Good deeds for good causes

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:26PM

Vashon Community Care (VCC) is getting ready for its annual Labor of Love online auction, which will start at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 27, and will run for two weeks, ending at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Time&Again: Portage Dock was landing place of Vashon’s first car ferry

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 1:17PM

The photograph in the University of Washington Digital Collection is a bit of a misnomer: It is incorrectly labeled, “Portage Bridge, 1908.”

Five Pirates crowned champions at Everett Wrestling Tournament

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:56PM

No one on the Vashon wrestling team has worked harder during the past two weeks than senior Geran Webb as he prepared for a rematch against Everett’s star wrestler, Alec Bird.

Hoopsters win one, lose one

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:53PM

Pirates split games last week with Nisqually league foes Orting and Seattle Christian, beating the Cardinals 71-30 but falling to the Warriors 53-37.

Tough budget hangs over state, lawmakers

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:46PM

As we prepare for the 2010 legislative session, the deep recession we entered in 2008 continues to cloud the futures of many families as well as the state’s budget forecasts.

Another ferry survey is in the works

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:44PM

Remember that 12-page ferry customer survey two years ago? Many people were unable to participate in it because it was done on a hit-or-miss basis while people waited for the ferry.

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 13

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:42PM

It’s levy time again.

Vashon teachers earn national certification after months of work

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 12:33PM

Two Vashon teachers earned national certification recently, after an intensive year-long process that pushed them to examine their work and meet national standards by creating a work portfolio and completing a comprehensive exam.

Vashon Lacrosse registration now open

  • Jan 12, 2010 at 11:09AM

Authorities investigate meth lab explosion on Vashon

  • Jan 7, 2010 at 12:00PM updated Jan 11, 2010 at 5:13PM

Authorities are still investigating the Vashon property that was rocked last week by an explosion to determine whether they'll file charges against the man who lived there for manufacturing methamphetamine on the property.

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