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Accident closes highway for an hour

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

An accident occurred on Vashon Highway just outside of the building that houses The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, Minglement and Chilkat Trader shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday.

Islander’s car gets a boost from hydrogen

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

The high cost of gas led to a creative solution to save money.

VHS snags national award for high academic achievement

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

Students cheered wildly on Friday as Vashon High School Principal Susan Hanson delivered the news: Their school had just won a prestigious, national award because of their high performances last year on standardized tests.

Islanders express support for high school makeover

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

Nearly 70 people turned out for a forum on the proposed Vashon High School rebuilding plan last Tuesday night, using hand-held devices to let the school board know where they stood on the multimillion-dollar plan and its various iterations.

Environmental groups sue agencies over Glacier’s project

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:52PM

Preserve Our Islands (POI) has taken its decade-long battle against Glacier Northwest to federal court, claiming the agencies overseeing the corporation’s expansion plans are failing to safeguard the region’s imperiled killer whales and other animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.

New chief says he’s here to stay

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:09PM

Hank Lipe plans to call the Rock home for years to come.

Hop down the rabbit hole to an artsy affair

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:58PM

Vashon Allied Arts' annual art auction is this weekend.

Fields of flowers arrive fresh at market

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:59PM

On a quarter acre of land on S.W. 156th Street just behind the Vashon Winery, Richard Odell tends Fieldstone Flowers’ rambunctious rows of hundreds of dahlia blooms.

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in t

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in the year. There’s autumn, my absolutely favorite season.

When school’s out, boredom sets in for many Island teens

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

As children, our imaginations had no limit.

Educating oneself on beliefs of others creates a better environment for all

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Opinions can be dangerous things. Wars have been started because of them, people have died because of them, the fates of entire races and the destinies of whole countries have been permanently altered just because a difference in belief escalated into a conflict due to a lack of understanding and empathy.

In our opinion Respecting differences

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

With the political season in full swing, we’re likely to see political signs start popping up in fields and yards like fall mushrooms.

Pirates volleyball

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

— Michelle Stearns is a volleyball mom.

More funding is needed for the Island’s youngest residents

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Last week my wife and I experienced a parental rite of passage — our daughter climbed on board a school bus for the first time. We were worried that she would get cold feet at the last moment — but no, off she went, happily heading toward her first day of school.

X-country teams

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

— This article was compiled and edited by sports editor Eric Horsting with information from coaches Kevin Ross and Laura Johnson.

Learn clay and charcoal from the pros at VAA

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Clay and charcoal drawing classes are about to get underway at Vashon Allied Arts.

Arts briefs

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

All-American duo plays free show at Luna

Red Bike brings local heroes and a honky-tonker to its mix of shows

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi continues to present live music each weekend, drawing from a talent pool culled from Vashon, Seattle and the national scene.

Giving birth to bold ideas about having babies

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

The agony and the ecstasy of childbirth will be celebrated on Vashon during several arts and community events coming to the Island Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21.

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

Sports briefs

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

U14 Eagles victorious in Labor Day tournament

One woman's lifetime of work: Emma Kukors finds joy and friendship at her job at Sawbones

  • Sep 12, 2008 at 10:30AM

Sawbones' oldest employee makes her mark at company in more ways than one.

King County nixes raw milk at Vashon cafés

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 5:23PM

Until last Wednesday, Islander Kirsten Gagnaire frequently stopped by Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie or Café Luna for a cappuccino made with raw cow’s milk, but now she and other Islanders who prefer beverages with milk that is straight from the cow have to make other choices.

Driver of pickup jumped because he was on fire, mother says

  • Sep 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 4:31PM

Kenneth Sudduth, the Islander who crashed into a Dumpster at the north-end ferry dock on Aug. 28, jumped into the water immediately following the accident because his shirt was on fire, according to his mother Rebecca Parks — not to elude arrest for an outstanding warrant, as deputies believed.

Vashon Beachcomber Letters to the Editor | Aug. 13

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Sep 10, 2008 at 2:57PM

As a Jew and a member of the Vashon Havurah, I want to thank The Beachcomber for its kind, graceful and inspired coverage of the recent break-in and desecration of our holy space. I want to thank Father Tryphon and other religious leaders on the Island who immediately saw the universal degradation that comes from allowing such intolerance to go unnoticed.

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