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StudentLink serves self-guided Island students

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

Senior Connor Barnes doesn’t have to catch a bus at 7 a.m. to get to school by 7:45. His earliest class is at 12:10 p.m., and he can do most of his schoolwork from home.

Island family contends school district is failing to honor old easement

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

For decades, the Rosser family has lived next door to property owned by the Vashon Island School District — and for decades, the relationship between the two neighbors has been amicable.

Pirates end football season with heartbreaker loss

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:37PM

The football season came to an abrupt end for Vashon High School last Tuesday night as the exhausted Pirates could not keep pace with Nooksack Valley High School, its state tournament qualifying round contest at Civic Stadium in Bellingham.

Crew team takes on tough weather at Greenlake’s Frostbite Regatta

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:37PM

On Nov. 7, the Vashon Island Junior Rowing Club traveled to Greenlake in Seattle to race in the 2009 Frostbite Regatta, a 1,000-meter sprint race from the north end of the lake to the south end.

Islander competes at shooting event

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:35PM

Islander Mikie Hoffmann traveled to San Antonio Oct. 28 to compete in the 21st Annual Sporting Clays National Championship at the 630-acre National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Tex.

Seals win landmark swim meet

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:34PM

The Vashon Seals Swim Team won its first swim meet in recent memory two weeks ago at the Second Honu Gathering at Mount Tahoma High School.

Editorial: School board’s consensus on bond measure is a good sign

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 7:00AM

When the Vashon Island School District came to voters earlier this year asking them to approve a $75.5 million bond measure, it lacked one critical piece in the political equation: a unified board.

We must be good stewards of our harbor

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:19PM

Quartermaster Harbor seems to be on everybody’s priority list.

Grinding is unhealthy and exploitative

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:17PM

Yes, it’s true. Parents in the Vashon community showed up at their teenagers’ dances, found them disturbing and went to school and district administrators to insist on enforcement of the school’s policy against sexually explicit dancing.

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 18

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:16PM

We’ve heard a lot of talk lately about green jobs — that they’re coming any day now, that they offer new hope for the future, that they’ll simultaneously turn the economy around and save the planet. Collective reaction is often one of callous cynicism.

Chocolate is the star of a high-flying night of fun

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:12PM

The Backbone Campaign will hold an unusual benefit this Saturday designed not only to raise money, but also to boost the Island’s endorphins and appetite for social change as well.

A modern version of ‘Our Town’ hits the high school

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:09PM

Vashon High School drama students will present an original take on one of the most beloved plays in the American theater canon, with four performances of “It’s a Wilder World Today: Our Town Revisited” scheduled for Thursday through Sunday.

A comedy competition heats up on the Island

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 12:03PM

Vashon Theatre will be the site of a fierce and funny contest next week, when the annual Seattle International StandUp Comedy Competition returns to the Island for one of the final rounds in a month-long search for its top comic of 2009.

Arts events: Music on the Rock

  • Nov 17, 2009 at 11:57AM

Deputies pursue man by car, foot and plane, but fail to apprehend him

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 1:01PM

A routine traffic stop turned into a foot chase and air search on Thursday, Nov. 12, when a driver failed to pull over for a routine traffic stop, then ditched his car at Island Center Forest and fled.

Vashon firefighters quickly quell blaze; Cemetery Road closed for an hour

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:35PM

A chimney fire on Cemetery Road just west of the McMurray Middle School was quickly quelled Friday morning after dozens of firefighters showed up, the first of them arriving within six minutes, said Vashon Fire Chief Hank Lipe.

County ferry district foregoes some funding in hopes that Metro can collect the difference

  • Nov 12, 2009 at 4:00PM

The King County Ferry District board voted Monday to reduce the amount of money it collects from taxpayers, abandon proposed demonstration ferry routes and focus only on the Vashon-Seattle and West Seattle-Seattle foot ferries.

Compassion in action: Growing a bounty for those in need

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 7:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 11:04AM

The Vashon-Maury Community Food Bank, a nonprofit organization located at Sunrise Ridge.

Vashon’s new custom ambulance arrives

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 7:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 11:04AM

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue’s new ambulance has brighter lights, room for more patients and a stowage area for firefighters’ gear. It’s 15 years newer than the ambulance it replaces — a mechanical nightmare of a rig that once had to be jumped at a hospital.

New substance abuse treatment center opens next to high school

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 7:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 11:04AM

Young adults on Vashon have a new place to seek help for substance abuse issues — a youth-oriented treatment program located steps away from Vashon High School.

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