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Registration ends Friday for Ski School 2009

  • Dec 2, 2008 at 2:24PM

Registration can be done in person only at Vashon Park District’s Ober Park office. The deadline to sign up is this Friday, Dec. 5.

U11 soccer teams in championship tournament

  • Dec 2, 2008 at 2:16PM

Both Vashon U11 boys soccer teams have qualified for the Tacoma-Pierce County Junior Soccer Association post-season championship tournament.

Boys basketball team looks ahead to perhaps its best season yet

  • Dec 2, 2008 at 2:15PM

The Vashon High School Pirate boys basketball team kick off their season at 7 p.m. tonight in a home opener against the Seattle Academy Cardinals at the Vashon High School gym.

Wrestlers ready to rumble

  • Dec 2, 2008 at 2:13PM

Islanders respond to food bank's plight

  • Nov 28, 2008 at 9:16AM

Islanders have been responding in strong numbers to news that the Vashon Maury Community Food Bank is witnessing a significant rise in customers and a decrease in food supplies, the director of the food bank reports.

Jasper Forrester's ricotta pumpkin pie takes top honors

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 4:00PM

Jasper Forrester, owner of Green Man Farm, was this year's winner of the Vashon Island Growers Association's Pumpkin Pie Contest, now in its third year.

Chautauqua turns to dogs to help kids read and thrive

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 1:23PM

Visitors to Chautauqua Elementary School who walk past room 307 might hear the voices of one or two children reading — a common occurrence at an elementary school — but on venturing in, they may find an unexpected scene: soft blankets spread on the floor, an adult on each one resting against the wall and a child sitting on each blanket, too, reading to a dog.

Calendar: holiday events

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 1:20PM

CALENDAR

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 1:19PM

Club and organization news

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 1:15PM

Lorraine Kimmel, 88, a quilter and businesswoman

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 1:21PM

Lorraine McCrory Kimmel died unexpectedly at home on Vashon Island on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008. She was born in Seattle on October 5, 1920. She was 88.

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 26

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 1:10PM

DAWN is still available to Island residents

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 12:24PM

As you may have heard, King County faced a $90 million shortfall in the general fund this year, and funding for human services was drastically reduced. Human services agencies have been on the offense working to maintain needed funding, and we continue to work to have money restored to human services agencies across the board.

Editorial: Shop locally

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 12:33PM

Editorial: A painful budget

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 12:34PM

Arts briefs: Nov. 26

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:38PM

Island favorites bring flavor to Luna

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:38PM

Two local bands will play shows at Café Luna over Thanksgiving weekend. Both performances are free.

‘Nutcracker’ comes to life

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:37PM

Blue Heron Dance Company, with more than 50 dancers ages 6 to 18, will present their “Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Vashon High School theater.

Vashon Island Chorale presents ‘Celebration of Carols’

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:37PM

Vashon Island Chorale will continue the tradition of kicking off the Island’s holiday season with its annual presentation of “A Celebration of Carols.”

Backbone benefit salutes the Stones

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:37PM

The Backbone Campaign and VashonMusic.com will present “Start Me Up!” — another musical extravaganza of Vashon Island talent, this time featuring the music of The Rolling Stones. The fundraiser will kick off at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

Something for everyone

  • Nov 26, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:37PM

The 2008 Vashon Island Holiday Art Studio Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec 6, 7, 13 and 14, at 32 art studios located all over the Island.

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