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Vashon Pool to open June 15

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:13AM

The Vashon Pool, operated by King County Parks and Recreation Division, will open Sunday, June 15, Father’s Day.

Sixth graders earn second place at state Math is Cool competition

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:13AM

McMurray Middle School “mathmagicians” did it again.

VHS newspaper ‘Riptide’ takes top honor

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:12AM

GREG MCELROY: The Riptide staff this year works exceptionally well together.

Learning’s fun when mice are involved

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:12AM

Students at Carpe Diem Primary School just finished a month-long exploration of simple machines with a bang — they built an amusement park for stuffed mice.

A landfill in the making? County health department is taking a look

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 10:11AM

The Seattle-King County Health Department is reviewing Glacier Northwest’s expansion plans on Maury Island to determine if the mining corporation will need to establish a landfill for the arsenic-laced soil it plans to remove.

Remembering those who have fallen

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:47AM

It didn’t start out being a story. It was a family first — a Vashon family. There were four boys, Vashon High School graduates. But it was the war that turned it into a story.

Seals snag new head coach

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:45AM

Pirates baseball season concludes

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:45AM

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team lost 8-3 to the Kalama Chinooks at the Castle Rock regional tournament on Saturday, ending their bid for a state finals appearance. The Pirates ended their season with a 10-7 record.

Talent shines at VHS

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:42AM

The annual performance of the Best of Open Mic, also known as B.O.O.M., will take place at 7 p.m. tonight, May 21, in the Vashon High School (VHS) theater.

Free water safety classes to be offered to Island children this summer

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:41AM

King County, the Vashon Park District, the Vashon Aquatic Club and the USA Swimming Foundation are teaming up to make water safety classes available to third and fourth graders at the county pool this summer.

Vashon College to give Island kids the gift of reading

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:41AM

Every Island child from birth to age 5 is eligible for a free book each month thanks to Imagination Library, a nationwide program new to Vashon and sponsored by Vashon College.

Vashon youth is headed to National Convention

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:41AM

Nick Bordner, 17 and yet to cast his first vote, is headed to the National Democratic Convention in Denver this August to help choose the Democratic nominee for the U.S. presidency.

Sleeping Beauty Ballet

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

Vashon wins thriller against Garfield Vashon High School Varsity Lacrosse Club finished its season with three games

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

— This article was edited by sports editor Eric Horsting from information supplied by coach Charley Rosenberry.

HELP GETTING PREPARED

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

Members of the Vashon Rotary gather with members of Voice of Vashon (VoV) to hand over a $10,000 check for VoV’s second tower. From left they are Jeff Hoyt, Voice of Vashon; Joe Ulatoski, Vashon Rotary and father of VashonBePrepared; Dick Bianchi, Vashon Rotary president-elect; Susan Hanson, Vashon Rotary president and Rex Stratton, Vashon Rotary. Not pictured is Rick Wallace of VashonBePrepared. He took the photo.

HAPPENING

  • May 7, 2008 at 6:00PM

Take a stand for peace in Ober

A civics bus ride

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Community

Will there be fewer students in our schools’ future?

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Data projects one-third fewer students within 10 years

Letters to the editor

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Bringing water, thus good health, to villagers of Vietnam

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

A Seattle nonprofit digs deep-water wells to provide healthy drinking and irrigation water

An Islander salvages floating logs for free firewood and safer navigation

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Lost Boy comes to Vashon from Sudan

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Countywide burn ban proposed

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

Outdoor debris fires could be outlawed

Keeping the cold out

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59AM

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