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Orchestra plans concerts to appeal to young and old

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:15PM

Vashon-Maury Chamber Orchestra will open its 2009-2010 concert series on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, with two concerts at Vashon Methodist Church.

Bike’s busy weekend includes an Island Halloween tradition

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:14PM

A high-octane Halloween weekend at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi will kick off at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, with a night of do-it-yourself karaoke fun.

More arts events

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:12PM

Artists receive honors

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:10PM

XC heads to tri-districts

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:09PM

Pirate soccer team takes 9-1 win over Chimacum, heads to playoffs

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:08PM

The Pirate girls earned themselves a spot in the 2009 soccer playoffs with a 9-1 win over the visiting Chimacum Cowboys last Tuesday. Going into the game, Chimacum had a mathematical chance to overtake Vashon for the fourth and last playoff spot.

Seals swimmers have stellar meet

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 12:07PM

New store puts forward local goods

  • Oct 27, 2009 at 11:58AM

H1N1 arrives on Vashon Island, but level of outbreak remains low

  • Oct 24, 2009 at 7:00AM updated at 12:53PM

Vashon medical officials saw their first cases of confirmed H1N1 flu last week, indicating that a virus that is sweeping the country has arrived to the Island.

Construction at Vashon north-end ferry means schedule changes and delays in November

  • Oct 23, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 2:12PM

Due to construction at Vashon's north-end ferry terminal, ferry schedules will be altered during the first two weeks of November on the Vashon-Fauntleroy-Southworth route. Delays are also expected.

Vashon girl approached by stranger; residents concerned about deputy's response

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 4:11PM

Some residents are concerned about how the King County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint that a man offered a 12-year-old girl a ride as she walked from the bus stop to her home last month.

Challengers raise issues in heated airport race

  • Oct 21, 2009 at 7:00AM

For years, those running for a spot to oversee the small Vashon Municipal Airport faced no opposition. Now, with the Nov. 3 mail-in election in full swing, the airport commissioners’ race is arguably the most hotly contested and politically charged battle on the Island.

Logs vanish from beaches, raising concerns

  • Oct 21, 2009 at 7:00AM

On a recent walk along the sandy shores near Gold Beach, Annie Strandberg counted a dozen sawed-off root masses with raw chainsaw wounds where logs had once been connected.

Editorial: VAA needs to open up its process to the community

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:42PM

In a typical community, a nonprofit organization has little obligation to consult the broader populace before launching a fundraising campaign for a big project. Nonprofits certainly hold the public trust; but they’re privately run. They answer to their donors and their board members, people who, in the best of circumstances, know the pulse of their community.

Park levy is needed to keep district going

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:41PM

The Vashon Park District turned 25 years old this year. The Island’s rural setting is enhanced greatly by our 18 parks that are all maintained and operated with the Vashon Park District (VPD) maintenance and operations (M&O) levy.

Help squash the climate crisis at Saturday farmers market event

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:38PM

Three hundred fifty parts per million has become the magic number in climate circles, signifying the safe limit of CO2 in our atmosphere. Experts, from former Vice President Al Gore to Rajendra Pachauri, the United Nations’ top climate scientist, have embraced this goal to stabilize the planet and prevent untoward disaster. Now the trick is to convince our leaders to craft policies that will put the world on track to get back to 350ppm. We are currently at 387, and are hurling headlong in the wrong direction!

Columnist missed the mark

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:37PM

I don’t know much about paving, but columnist Will North evidently knows even less!

Whimsy is palpable at Sun Island

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:36PM

Geese is my name. So say the three blonde Yarkin daughters. We have just met.

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 21

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:33PM

Levy needed to keep parks open, some say

  • Oct 21, 2009 at 7:00AM

Islanders will decide by mail-in ballot if Vashon Park District deserves six more years of funding. They are voting on the parks’ proposed maintenance and operations levy, a measure that, if approved, would tax Island property owners up to 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed value each year — up from the district’s historic levy rate of 45 cents per $1,000.

Monday night dinners at Village Green serve Vashon’s hungry

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:29PM

One recent Monday as the warm fall day gave way to a chilly evening, several Islanders gathered in the Village Green for a bowl of hot soup and a sandwich, some camaraderie and a bit of medical care.

Candidates for District 19 share keen interest in water conservation

  • Oct 21, 2009 at 7:00AM

Marty Liebowitz and Bob Powell — contenders for an open seat on the commission that governs King County Water District 19 — seem to have more in common than not.

Can Vashon’s maritime climate produce wine-worthy grapes?

  • Oct 20, 2009 at 12:26PM

Bill Riley has waited nearly 30 years for grapes this good.

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