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Voice of Vashon airs special 200th ‘Jazz Guy’ episode

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:26PM

What started out as an exasperated wife’s clever trick to keep her retiree husband occupied has turned into an opus for Bill Wood — Voice of Vashon’s “Jazz Guy” — and a body of work that, this week, celebrates 200 hours of entertainment on voiceofvashon.org and VoV TV.

Community council strives to make meetings more relevant to Islanders

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:21PM

Board members of the Vashon-Maury Island Com-munity Council say they’re going to work to make its town-hall-style meetings more responsive to residents’ needs and more relevant to a larger number of Islanders.

Fire district plans to repair newly acquired association building

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:20PM

At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Vashon Island Fire & Rescue board authorized spending $10,000 for a new roof and other repairs at the Firefighters’ Association Building.

Vashon dominates 3A Bainbridge Spartans, 28-7

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:16PM

There were some on Bainbridge Island who believed the Spartans had too much strength on both sides of the ball for the Vashon Pirates to be much of a threat.

Cross-country wins at home

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:14PM

On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Pirates hosted the first cross-country meet of the season — the inaugural race on a new course around the high school campus.

Soccer opens season at Port Townsend

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:12PM

Opening day of the Pirate girls’ soccer season could almost have been a metaphor of life on Vashon Island.

Olympic swimmers visit Vashon

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:06PM

Josh Davis, a veteran of the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, and Kim Vandenburg, veteran of the 2008 Olympics, came to Vashon on a near perfect, summer Sunday in August to teach, motivate and inspire young swimmers.

Artists create for 'All that Jazz'

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 1:01PM

Oil painter Mary Rothermel is not only an artist, she’s also an avid rower and environmentalist whose piece for VAA’s auction represents a confluence of those three passions.

A well-known comic comes to the Island

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 12:57PM

A big name in comedy is coming to Vashon Theatre this week, to perform in a live show that will also feature a classic car show and lively music by a local band.

Arts briefs: Sept. 16

  • Sep 15, 2009 at 12:54PM

Photo | Spartans face Pirates

  • Sep 11, 2009 at 10:23PM

Transportation commission votes against summer surcharge after holding hearing on Vashon

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Sep 9, 2009 at 10:36AM

The state Transportation Board — after a spate of public hearings where people complained about its proposal to raise ferry fares during the height of summer — decided not to impose a new "super summer surcharge" at its meeting Tuesday.

Tahlequah ferry service won’t be reduced

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:40AM

The Tahlequah ferry route will not lose its 10 p.m. sailing, thanks to an 11th-hour agreement forged between state and union officials last week.

Backbone Campaign strives to find greater financial health

  • Sep 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

The Backbone Campaign, a homegrown entity with a national following and a flair for spectacle, is facing one of its most serious financial hurdles since it was founded in 2003.

School board readies measure for voter input

  • Sep 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

Vashon school district officials plan to ask for community input on a proposed bond measure that would likely weigh in at around $50 million — $25 million less than the proposal that failed at the ballot box earlier this year.

Contractors wrap up Vashon road resurfacing project

  • Sep 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

Twenty-six miles of road were resurfaced on Vashon in the last few weeks, and while some loose gravel and unstriped roads remain, county workers said the project went without a hitch.

Vashon's King of Corn

  • Sep 9, 2009 at 7:00AM

One Islander has dominated a show category at the Puyallup Fair for so many years that other people often don’t bother to compete against him.

Roasterie enters the Twilight zone with new coffee blends

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:50AM

A mysterious new beverage was recently launched on Vashon, and those who drink it may find themselves transformed.

Take tomato tips from the pros and produce terrific fruit

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:39AM

I have this early memory of my Uncle Chuck. He’s standing in the garden of our favorite farmstand, haloed by morning sun. He bites into a tomato. Juice squirts into the light, runs down his chin. He tips his head back, grins and says through a cheekful, “Now that’s a good tomato.”

Note by glorious note, opera arrives on Vashon

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:36AM

Island music aficionados will be transported to the streets, garrets and cafés of Paris this month, when Giacomo Puccini’s beloved opera, La Bohème, springs to life on the stage of Vashon High School on Sept. 18 and 20.

Events fill the stages of local venues

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:33AM

This weekend will boast a wide range of live music on the Island, with events running the gamut from Bosnian blues to an appearance by a well-known name on the national club and festival circuit.

Hans York returns to Vashon

  • Sep 8, 2009 at 11:31AM

Hans York, a 2008 winner at the Kerrville Folk Festival, will return to Vashon for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at the Land Trust Building.

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