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Championship hoopsters take two decisive wins

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 11:48AM

The Vashon High School Pirates boys’ basketball team began the quest to defend its state championship gold ball with two convincing wins this past week. On Wednesday, the Pirates suffocated the Seattle Academy Cardinals, 66-23. On Saturday, they defeated the Port Townsend Redskins, 70-32.

Seals season ends with invite meet

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 11:47AM

Grapplers face tough 3A and 4A opponents

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 11:41AM

The 2009-10 Vashon High School wrestling team launched its preseason with grueling back-to-back events. Each wrestler competed in five matches in two days against some of the premiere 3A and 4A wrestling programs in the state.

Local photographers make the grade in a Convention Center juried exhibit

  • Nov 18, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Dec 7, 2009 at 9:35AM

Works by Vashon photographers Michelle Bates, Debra Paulsen, Ray Pfortner and Andie Styner are included in “Only in Washington.”

Blue Heron's bursting with color and texture

  • Feb 3, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Dec 7, 2009 at 9:34AM

Blue Heron Gallery will feature three women artists during February: Crista Matteson, mixed media sculpture; Megan Frazer, gouache on wood panel, and Heidi Klippert Lindberg, colored pencil.

Get ready for a glamorous affair

  • Feb 18, 2009 at 7:00AM updated Dec 7, 2009 at 9:34AM

Island cinephiles are gearing up for their annual chance to strut the red carpet, dodge paparazzi and see the Academy Awards on the silver screen at Vashon Film Society’s annual Oscar Night at Vashon Theatre.

A Grammy-winning duo will make music at the Blue Heron

  • Feb 17, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Dec 7, 2009 at 9:34AM

An acclaimed musical duo, Tingstad and Rumbel, will take the stage at Blue Heron Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.

The Red Bike offers up 4 nights of free music: Ian McFeron, Handful of Luvin' & more

  • Feb 24, 2009 at 10:00AM updated Dec 7, 2009 at 9:34AM

The Red Bike has scheduled four straight evenings of free musical entertainment, with several club favorites set to return to the stage.

Nelson on the short list for Constantine's vacated council seat

  • Dec 4, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 3:35PM

An advisory committee appointed by the King County Council recommended Islander Sharon Nelson and three others as candidates to fill the county council seat left empty by the election of now-County Executive Dow Constantine.

Vashon's community council will have to pay to use Courthouse Square

  • Dec 3, 2009 at 11:47AM

The Vashon-Maury Island Community Council is looking for a new place to hold its meetings after learning from Courthouse Square manager Tom Bangasser that the group will have to begin paying a fee to meet at the popular building on Vashon Highway.

Two Islanders file to fill Constantine's seat on King County Council

  • Nov 24, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Dec 3, 2009 at 12:00PM

Eleven King County residents — including two Vashon Islanders — have filed to take newly elected County Executive Dow Constantine's seat on the nine-member county council.

Basketball team splits two games against 3A teams at jamboree

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Dec 2, 2009 at 5:28PM

The Pirate varsity boys basketball team played in the Rainier Beach Jamboree on Saturday, beating one 3A opponent and falling to the other in 10-minute showcase games before beginning their regular season this week.

Vashon Road Crew walks for charity

  • Dec 2, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 9:53AM

The Vashon Road Crew doesn’t fill potholes or restripe roads. They pound the pavement for dozens, sometimes hundreds, of miles each week in an effort to stay fit and stay connected. The group, 50 middle-aged Island women, are a congenial network of friends with a common interest — walking. They also began raising money two years ago for Island nonprofits because, they say, a walk together can be as good as therapy — and a whole lot cheaper.

Island forest gets some attention

  • Dec 2, 2009 at 7:00AM

Stephen Holtz got so lost the first time he rode his horse in Island Center Forest that he didn’t know where he was, he said, “until I hit the chain-link fence around the dump.”

New county budget funds Vashon projects

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:50PM

King County’s newly approved budget contains $75,000 to facilitate the transfer of the county-owned Vashon pool to the Vashon Park District and nearly $1 million to support ongoing conservation work along Vashon’s eastern shore and Judd Creek.

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 2

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:46PM

Longtime jeweler to close shop

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:34PM

Berkeley Breathed returns to Vashon for ‘Red Ranger’ reading

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1:32PM

Renowned cartoonist, author and illustrator Berkeley Breathed will bring his most famous book to life on Saturday when he reads “Red Ranger Came Calling” while larger-than-life illustrations and a musical score accompany his narration.

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