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Silverwood Gallery: Women as keepers

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

Silverwood Gallery will open an exhibit of Ivonne Escobar de Kommer’s new copper repousse sculptures from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, June 6.

Arts briefs

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

Buy tickets to Garden Tour

New works come to Blue Heron

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

The New Works series, presented by Vashon Allied Arts, continues at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Blue Heron with two musical groups in one evening.

‘Shoot to Show’ exhibit opens at Hardware Store

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

This spring, Island photographer Ray Pfortner offered what he called the most challenging installment of his popular “Shoot to Show” classes at Vashon Allied Arts. The subject matter and theme were the animals of Vashon-Maury Island.

Scott shows new paintings at Gallery 070

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

Gallery 070 will present new paintings by Jeff Scott in an exhibit that opens from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 6.

Burton and desert inspire paintings

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Back Bay Inn will feature the work of watercolor artist Marilyn Blitz in an exhibit opening from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 6.

Ceramics take center stage at Little House

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Little House will feature the ceramic and photographic works of Island artist Christine Beck, opening at 6 p.m., Friday, June 6.

With purchase of McFeed’s building, Vashon Allied Arts grows into central role

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

We have found ourselves in an exciting position — adjacent to the future Vashon Allied Arts (VAA). With the promising development of the purchase of the McFeed’s property, VAA, it seems, is poised to grow into the physical manifestation of its ongoing role as the center of the Vashon arts community.

Helping our kids grow up

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

There are many compelling reasons to close the Vashon High School campus, putting an end to a senior ritual that administrators say is often abused. Thirty minutes is hardly time to get into town and back with a Subway sandwich. Why should kids be burning up fossil fuel for a jaunt like that anyway? And then, of course, some are doing more than grabbing a sandwich. In light of the Healthy Youth Survey that found teen marijuana use higher on Vashon than the rest of the state, administrators have legitimate reasons for concern.

We can save the Sound by working together

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

I’m not going anywhere this summer! Every year at about this time, I pledge that I will not leave the Island for the next three months.

Helping other Islanders have enough to eat comes at a small cost in the next few weeks

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

I grew up in a suburb north of Chicago where one could find every kind of restaurant, from the noisy hustle and bustle of Andy’s Hamburgers to the elegant and music-filled atmosphere of San Pedro’s at Theatro de Lago.

Cindy Sheehan keeps the Democratic Party honest

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM

Most of us are aware of Cindy Sheehan’s activism against the war in Iraq and the very public stand that she took in Crawford, Texas, camping out next to President George Bush’s ranch and confronting the president’s support for the war.

Animal owners should be 'responsible,' cultivate good behavior

  • Jun 3, 2008 at 2:20PM

That and more in the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber's letters to the editor section.

Grumbles arise over proposed home near Quartermaster Harbor

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 20, 2008 at 2:39PM

Plans for a 4,600-square-foot home and garage on Quartermaster Harbor have stirred neighbors and housing activists on Vashon, many of whom have written to King County arguing that recent restrictions to protect Puget Sound are meant to block such waterfront development.

Wildlife experts urge calm about Vashon-Maury bear

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 20, 2008 at 2:40PM

A black bear making its way across the southern reaches of Vashon and Maury Island has delighted residents, scared a few, intrigued wildlife experts and underscored the need these wide-ranging animals have for habitat.

VoV raises funds for third radio tower

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Thanks to a sock hop and a hefty donation from VashonBePrepared, Voice of Vashon has the $12,000 needed to purchase the third and final radio transmission tower for Voice of Vashon Standing By, the Island’s AM radio station that could save lives in the event of an emergency.

HAPPENING

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Cruise the Island

School district appears close to resolving budget crisis

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Island school officials, grappling with one of the district’s worst financial crises in years, said they believe they’ve found a way to balance the budget while restoring the half-time high school counselor position that many say is desperately needed.

To sir, with love

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Old Minglement structure comes down

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

A piece of history quietly vanished from Vashon last week.

A rockin’ time at Chautauqua

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sunny Slopes Mutual Water upgrades 4,800 feet of pipes

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Sunny Slopes Mutual Water System, a cooperatively owned provider that serves 40 homes in Tahlequah, is overhauling its main pipes, installing 4,800 feet of new pipe.

Vashon High baseball squad holds awards banquet

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 20, 2008 at 2:51PM

The Vashon High School Pirates baseball team held its end-of-season awards banquet last week. Coach Steve Hall addressed the players and their families with his reflections on the season and the contributions of each of the players.

Sports briefs

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Youth football coaches sought

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