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On Election Day, young Islanders remind us of their wisdom

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM

Listening to the deep caring and thoughtfulness of my own daughters led me to plan a celebration for the young citizens of Vashon Island on Nov. 4, at the Backbone Campaign’s election night party.

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 12

  • Nov 11, 2008 at 7:05PM

The anatomy of home: The need for comfort is ancient and primitive

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM

Why is that? Why do some places grab us by the throat, the way a good detective mystery does right from the first paragraph, so we can’t let go? What is it about them that makes us feel so comfortable?

Two gramps in hard times

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM

Sinus Block sounds like a nasal problem, but it was also the name of my maternal grandfather.

La Boucherie brings Sea Breeze Farm’s field-fresh wares to the plate

  • Nov 12, 2008 at 7:00AM

Since its inception eight years ago, Sea Breeze Farm has filled a niche on Vashon, producing farm-fresh meat, dairy and eggs that go “beyond organic” and sell out week after week. Opening a retail market and restaurant on Vashon in August was a natural progression for the north-end operation, said Sea Breeze owner George Page, 39. La Boucherie, or butcher shop in French, occupies the building on S.W. 100th Street that once housed Splash.

Pirates to play Meridian Trojans on Nov. 11

  • Nov 7, 2008 at 11:16AM

The Pirates fell to the Cougars 34-17, but will have a chance to redeem itself on Tuesday, when it faces the Meridian Trojans in a "loser-out" playoff game. The 4:30 p.m. game is at Civic Stadium in Bellingham.

Vashon voters turn out in droves

  • Nov 6, 2008 at 3:13PM

Voter turnout was strong on Vashon on Tuesday, according to poll workers at Ober Park, where people were waiting to come in when the doors opened at 7 a.m. and small crowds and in some cases lines persisted throughout the day.

Islanders celebrate Obama's win at Backbone Campaign benefit

  • Nov 6, 2008 at 1:44PM

A crowd of 400 Islanders came together for a raucous election night party held in the cavernous warehouse now housing the "O" performance space.

Another face of Halloween

  • Nov 6, 2008 at 11:03AM

The faces and fun of Halloween

  • Nov 6, 2008 at 11:00AM

Vashon community council urges state to charge less for small cars, walk-ons

  • Nov 5, 2008 at 7:00AM updated at 2:44PM

Following the results of a comprehensive survey of Islanders, Vashon’s community council is urging state ferry officials to reject the idea of higher fares for peak commute hours and offer discounts for walk-on passengers or those driving compact cars. The 10-page position paper, submitted to state officials last month, also calls on the state to develop an “integrated transportation network,” coordinating schedules and fares for ferries, buses, carpools and other transit options.

Vashon residents wary of proposed ferry reservation system

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 11:44AM

Rachel and Fred Miles have struggled for years with the vagaries of running a towing service on a ferry-dependent island. They’ve faced long lines, late boats, even ferries unexpectedly out of service. Now, they shudder at the thought of what might lie ahead: A reservation system that could require them to call an hour or more in advance of catching a boat to secure themselves a space.

Vashon businessman arrested after drug bust

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 2:46PM

A special team of law enforcement officers recovered a semi-automatic pistol, a shotgun and more than three ounces of cocaine from a Vashon businessman last Wednesday.

Trundle show illuminates Vashon’s nature

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:52PM

Vashon artist Allison Trundle will show her recent paintings at Glendale Gallery for the month of November.

A show of icon art at Kronos

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:51PM

Kronos will feature the historic icon reproductions of Israeli artist Katrin Schwarz in November.

Kochan brings politics and portraits to Silverwood

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:49PM

Alexander Kochan, a multimedia artist known for his captivating portraits, will return to the Silverwood Gallery in Burton for a one-man show in November.

American flag hands at Two Wall

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:47PM

Two Wall Gallery’s November show will be a group exhibition of artworks incorporating the American flag.

Gallery 070 features Curtis Bathurst

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:46PM

Curtis Bathurst will step out from behind the desk of Gallery 070, where he has greeted visitors for the past couple of years, and have an art exhibition of his own on the gallery walls, opening from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7.

Two Vashon artists exhibit new work at Blue Heron

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:43PM

VAA will show the work of two Island artists in November at the Blue Heron Art Gallery.

Actors get zapped in a high school play

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:43PM

Vashon High School theater students are gearing up for an unusual production that combines scenes inspired by theater classics with an audience participation gimmick that determines the course of the play.

Picturing Peace

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:42PM

A new film series brings international classics to Vashon’s silver screens.

Club and organization news

  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:28PM


  • Nov 4, 2008 at 12:10PM

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