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First Friday art gallery openings

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:20PM

Music on the Rock

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:19PM

Arts events coming up

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:14PM

Pirate wrestlers prepare for the upcoming season

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 12:58PM

With the falling leaves comes wrestling season, and the Vashon High School grapplers are preparing themselves for the challenge.

Soccer teams qualify for championship tourney

  • Nov 24, 2009 at 9:00AM updated Dec 1, 2009 at 12:54PM

Two Vashon Island Soccer Club teams qualified for the Tacoma-Pierce County Junior Soccer Association post-season championship tournament — the Vashon Pirates FC, an under-11 girls team, and the Vashon Raptors, an under-12 boys team.

A Vashon crew hopes to see electric vehicles take off

  • Nov 25, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 1:49PM

Vashon fire agency to pay less than expected in gender discrimination lawsuit

  • Nov 25, 2009 at 1:48PM

After a round of negotiations with its insurance pool, Vashon Island Fire & Rescue is expected to pay $250,000 — rather than $751,000 — to cover the costs of a judgment from a gender discrimination lawsuit the department lost last year.

Wet Whiskers suffers break-in and burglary

  • Nov 24, 2009 at 4:06PM

Wet Whiskers, a pet grooming business located inside Pandora's Box, was burglarized last week.

Vashon movie house gets burglarized, loses critical equipment

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 24, 2009 at 4:07PM

Vashon Theatre was burglarized over the weekend, losing nearly $10,000 worth of equipment — including a projector and two high-definition DVD players.

Seals compete at aquatic center

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 2:00PM updated Nov 24, 2009 at 9:25AM

The Vashon Seals Swim Team swam against some of the best teams in the Pacific Northwest Region Nov. 14 and 15 at the Q-Meet at the King County Aquatic Center. The team and coaches said they are proud of their showing after two back-to-back meets in as many weeks.

State champion hoopsters get ready for a big season

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 2:00PM updated Nov 24, 2009 at 9:24AM

The Vashon High School boys started what promises to be another exciting season of basketball last week. They hit the courts ready to work hard to defend their state title.

Vashon Island Soccer Club looks ahead to another successful season

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Nov 24, 2009 at 8:59AM

The Vashon Island Soccer Club (VISC) offered four distinct soccer programs to a fast-growing number of Island futbol players this year.

Island artist offers up a message of hope

  • Nov 24, 2009 at 7:00AM

For years, Irene Otis has created colorful tiles that offered up encouraging and playful aphorisms — statements of hope about life, love, home, family.

A pumpkin pie takes the prize

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 2:12PM

Despite an autumn chill, some 200 Islanders gathered Saturday to sample 16 pumpkin pies and desserts at the Village Green.

UTC staff urge commission to reject PSE’s rate hike request

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 2:02PM

Staff to the state Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) have urged the three-person panel to reject most of a proposed rate increase for Puget Sound Energy’s electric and natural-gas customers.

Benefit raises $10,000 for quilt project

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 2:03PM

Operation Quilt Drop, a recent benefit for American Hero Quilts, which sends quilts to wounded military personnel and their bereaved loved ones, netted more than $10,000, according to Sue Nebeker, who began the project when the Iraq war started.

Editorial: Finding light as the nights grow longer

  • Nov 25, 2009 at 7:00AM

It’s easy to take what we have for granted until one reads that there are children on Vashon who have so little that a coat and pair of gloves top their Christmas list.

There’s no such thing as Northwest humor

  • Nov 23, 2009 at 1:43PM

“They just don’t get Northeast humor,” my friend and fellow New Yorker, Bad Michael, was saying. I’d been grumbling at the coffee stand about the starchiness of a couple of recent letters to the editor about my humor column — the one on road paving.

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