Story Archives

Archive Results — 51 thru 75 of about 6850 items

Filmmakers will be on hand at film about sex trafficking

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

“Eden,” a dramatic feature film telling a survivor’s story of human trafficking, will be shown by Vashon Film Society this week as part of the First Friday Art Film Series at the Vashon Theatre. The movie is based on the real-life horror story of teenager Chong Kim, who was abducted in Oklahoma and trafficked into Las Vegas and California.

Around town

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Fill your social calendar with island entertainment

Cruise into First Friday

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Most galleries and hotspots for art are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

New building is as impressive as its staff

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:22PM

The new Vashon Library is incredible. It’s light and roomy and welcoming to all.

Commissioner stands by opinion piece

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:21PM

Scott Harvey was upset by my Feb. 26 commentary about the Vashon Park District (“Park board charts course for the future”).

Islanders should consider forming a city

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:18PM

The recent strong arm imposed on our island by King County to support a rezone of the K2 site is just the tip of the iceberg.

Islanders should consider forming a city

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 3:18PM

The recent strong arm imposed on our island by King County to support a rezone of the K2 site is just the tip of the iceberg.

Progress blocked by a divided Legislature

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

It is now a couple of weeks since the end of the 2014 legislative session, and I look back on the flurried and brief 60 days with mixed feelings. There are many bills, small and great, that I am proud passed. Possibly none more important than the Dream Act, which ensures all hard-working Washington students can apply for the State Need Grant, regardless of where they were born.

Long path has ended with an impressive new library

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

It’s hard to make everyone happy, especially on Vashon, but we think the county library system has come close with its newly remodeled branch at Ober Park, which was unveiled last weekend.

Bennedsen honored in Hawaii, on Vashon

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 5:00PM

Last week a group of islanders gathered at the grave of First Lt. Robert Bennedsen at the same time the soldier was honored in Hawaii.

Vendors collaborate to bring wedding and event business to the island

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 6:00PM

Hoping to bring more off-island business to Vashon, a group of local merchants has banded together to bill Vashon as a destination wedding spot.

A spacious, high-tech library is unveiled

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Hundreds of islanders flocked to the Vashon Library on Saturday, getting a first look at the newly renovated library, complete with large banks of windows, expanded spaces for meeting and working and features to appeal to those who have left the printed word behind for electronic devices.

Granny’s Attic considers move into town

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 6:00AM

Nearly 40 years after Granny’s Attic opened at Sunrise Ridge, its members are scheduled to vote next week on moving the non-profit thrift store into town.

Sailboat overturned near north end

  • Mar 29, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Mar 31, 2013 at 1:06AM

Quick response to single boat accident leads to rescue near the north end ferry dock.

Popular chamber ensemble will return to the Blue Heron

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:30PM

The Finisterra Trio, a favorite from last year’s Vashon Chamber Music Concert Series, will return to the Blue Heron for a show at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Choral to perform Mozart at a joint concert at Benaroya

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:25PM

The sound of Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor will fill Seattle’s Benaroya Hall when 75 singers from the Vashon Island Chorale join members from the Sacred Music Chorale and Northwest Chamber Chorus in a spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at Benaroya Hall.

Young dancers choreograph their own show

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:24PM

Six years ago, Christine Juarez, the artistic director of the VAA Center for Dance, offered her senior dancers an opportunity to choreograph their own dances. She called the program Original Works and included the student choreographed dances in the annual spring ballet.

Vashon hosts rowing scrimmage, juniors accumulate wins

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 3:14PM

More than 150 junior rowers from Bainbridge Island, Olympia and Vashon arrived at the Jensen Point boathouse at dawn on Sunday for the fifth annual Saltwater Scrimmage.

Fast pitch off to a slow start

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Last week marked the beginning of the Vashon High School girls fastpitch season. Every new high school season brings a lot of excitement and mystery, with the development of veteran players and the young talent that comes up every year. This season started a little rocky for the Pirates, who dropped their first two games, 11-1 to Seattle Christian, then 8-4 to Eatonville.

Pirates drop one, win one as season opens

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Vashon High School baseball team began the 2014 season with a three-inning jamboree in Orting and a non-league game with Fife, coming out of the jamboree with a tie and a win, only to drop 1-9 to Fife with few hits and a struggling pitching staff

Let’s move ahead together

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 2:49PM

How have questions about K2/Jarden’s responsibility to this community in its exit devolved into character assassination and obstructionism? Why are we so divided about marijuana in this brave new post-prohibition world? Why is the middle ground so hard to hold with civility, actual listening and compromise?

Rotary: so much more than a traffic circle

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00PM

In a moment of weakness (these moments seem to be coming more frequently as I get older), I agreed recently to talk to Vashon’s Rotary Club.

Now is the time to create new park district

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

I am writing this commentary as a private citizen of Vashon who happens to be a park board commissioner. It is in response to a commentary by Lu-Ann Branch, which the other commissioners and I did not review or approve before it was published. (“Park board charts course for the future,” Feb. 26.)

USPS should communicate better on Vashon | Editorial

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The U.S. Postal Service should learn from the recent case of missing mail on Vashon and develop better procedures for communicating with customers and the press.

Auction will fund travel study as students discover the world

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Harbor School will hold its annual benefit auction on Saturday, with an eye toward celebrating the addition of a new building. Auction-goers will also celebrate the fulfillment of an arts initiative and increasing enrollment, as well as set a new focus on the school’s travel study program and work toward accreditation with the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS).

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Apr 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.