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Beachcomber archives to appear online

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:11PM

The Beachcomber’s entire historic archive will be made freely available online.

FYI Page

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:57PM

Meeting dates, birth, death and honors announcements, and small items "for your information."

Greasy rags ignite in laundromat dryer

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:11PM


  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:10PM

Unitarians come home


  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:10PM

Swing Set Music and Movement will start for the fall Thursday, Sept. 18, and run through Nov. 6. The theme will be “tutor the heart with music.”

Rotary plans October CiderFest to support scholarship fund

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:10PM

When Rex Stratton and Ron Irvine thought about designing a scholarship fundraiser with appeal, CiderFest quickly became the apple of their eyes. It will come to fruition Oct. 4.

Granny’s sells quilts

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:10PM


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  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 3:09PM

Apples for a good cause


  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:56PM

The Saturday Farmers Market turns into the Island Family Harvest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. It will be a day of family fun at the Village Green.

Coast Guard pulls man from Maury waters

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:53PM

A Seattle-based Coast Guard crew rescued a man from the waters north of Maury Island, Thursday, Sept. 11.

Accident closes highway for an hour

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

An accident occurred on Vashon Highway just outside of the building that houses The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, Minglement and Chilkat Trader shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday.

Islander’s car gets a boost from hydrogen

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

The high cost of gas led to a creative solution to save money.

VHS snags national award for high academic achievement

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

Students cheered wildly on Friday as Vashon High School Principal Susan Hanson delivered the news: Their school had just won a prestigious, national award because of their high performances last year on standardized tests.

Islanders express support for high school makeover

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

Nearly 70 people turned out for a forum on the proposed Vashon High School rebuilding plan last Tuesday night, using hand-held devices to let the school board know where they stood on the multimillion-dollar plan and its various iterations.

Environmental groups sue agencies over Glacier’s project

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:52PM

Preserve Our Islands (POI) has taken its decade-long battle against Glacier Northwest to federal court, claiming the agencies overseeing the corporation’s expansion plans are failing to safeguard the region’s imperiled killer whales and other animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.

New chief says he’s here to stay

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:09PM

Hank Lipe plans to call the Rock home for years to come.

Hop down the rabbit hole to an artsy affair

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:58PM

Vashon Allied Arts' annual art auction is this weekend.

Fields of flowers arrive fresh at market

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 1:59PM

On a quarter acre of land on S.W. 156th Street just behind the Vashon Winery, Richard Odell tends Fieldstone Flowers’ rambunctious rows of hundreds of dahlia blooms.

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in t

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

For me, there are really three and a half seasons in the year. There’s autumn, my absolutely favorite season.

When school’s out, boredom sets in for many Island teens

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

As children, our imaginations had no limit.

Educating oneself on beliefs of others creates a better environment for all

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Opinions can be dangerous things. Wars have been started because of them, people have died because of them, the fates of entire races and the destinies of whole countries have been permanently altered just because a difference in belief escalated into a conflict due to a lack of understanding and empathy.

In our opinion Respecting differences

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

With the political season in full swing, we’re likely to see political signs start popping up in fields and yards like fall mushrooms.

Pirates volleyball

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 1:00PM

— Michelle Stearns is a volleyball mom.

More funding is needed for the Island’s youngest residents

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:00AM

Last week my wife and I experienced a parental rite of passage — our daughter climbed on board a school bus for the first time. We were worried that she would get cold feet at the last moment — but no, off she went, happily heading toward her first day of school.

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