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Islanders make a splash in the news

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 1:53PM

There has been a remarkable confluence of stories about Vashon people and phenomena in the media recently. It started off with an article in The New York Times about Kurt Timmermeister, cheese maker and former restaurateur (“A Table-to-Farm Pioneer,” Dec. 24) and the old Vashon property he has been cultivating for years

Icy roads lead to rollover accident Sunday

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 2:53PM

Two people were transported to a Seattle hospital after a rollover accident on Vashon Highway Sunday morning.

Pirate basketball drops two games

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 2:31PM

Vashon played the Life Christian Eagles and Seattle Academy Cardinals on back-to-back nights last week.

Students will ‘share the stage’ with indie band

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jan 9, 2014 at 5:09PM

ust eight months before Seattle superstars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis topped the charts with their mega hit song “Thrift Shop,” the hip-hop duo headlined for Sharing the Stage, a community-building event designed for Vashon High School musicians to open for visiting bands. The seventh show in this dynamic concert series will feature the Seattle-based group Tangerine and will happen at 7 p.m. Friday at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi

Mukai case continues, sent back to lower court

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Jan 14, 2014 at 4:14PM

The legal battle over control of the Mukai house and garden will continue, as late last month a state appeals court considering the case sent it back to trial court.

Acclaimed author to speak at land trust

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

Investigative journalist and islander Jo Robinson will talk this weekend about her discoveries regarding restoring nutrients bred out of our food over thousands of years.

Hoopsters on hot streak

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Vashon Pirate boys basketball team played two games at the Yakima Sundome Shootout on Dec. 26 and 27, coming away with two wins, a 7-0 record for the season and a number-three state ranking in the 1A division.

Pirate wrestlers battle back hard for success

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

After closing out December with a lackluster team performance at their own Rock Tournament, the Vashon grapplers turned in an amazing effort at the massive Everett Classic on Saturday.

The Rev returns for another Sunday Social Hour

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

Once again, it’s time for Sunday Social Hour with The Rev, 4 p.m. Sunday at the Open Space for Arts & Commmunity. Joining the Rev on stage for this rollicking event will be Michael Meade, Sarah Christine, Jeff Hoyt, Dianne Krouse, Kevin Joyce, Jason Staczek, Azula, Gregg Curry, Chaz Reed, Fletcher “Dr. Drum” Andrews, a young singer named Anelaya plus other performers yet to be announce

Ruling stands for park district as court closes Rosser case

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

The state Court of Appeals has declined to reconsider a case between the Vashon Park District and islander Gay Rosser, potentially bringing their long-running property dispute to a close.

West Seattle man pleads guilty to Vashon theft

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

The man who burglarized the Jensen Point boathouse and a north-end home last fall has pled guilty and is awaiting sentencing.

Park district: Take lessons from far and near

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

Having spent the last two months living and learning in the Netherlands, France and Italy, I’ve gained some perspective on public works, public servants and their lasting impact.

New school honors our investment in education | Editorial

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 2:00PM

Walking the crowded halls of the new Vashon High School last weekend must have felt surreal for so many islanders. After nearly a decade of talks, two bond proposals and a year and a half of construction, the school district has delivered a building that has impressed the community while also honoring taxpayers’ willingness to invest in the schools.

Nirvana closes its doors

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 2:00PM

Nirvana Bistro & Bar, which had become a popular spot on Vashon’s restaurant scene, shuttered its doors last week.

Great scoring runs don’t bring victory for hoopsters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 12:57PM

Though Anya Quig scored a team high of 19 points and Siena Jannetty added 11, the Pirate girls basketball team still dropped its league game on Tuesday, Jan. 7, against the Bellevue Christian Vikings.

Pirates shooting for State with 10-0 record

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 12:58PM

Last week the Vashon boys basketball team, still undefeated, improved their winning record to 10-0, beating Bellevue Christian, 65-37, and dominating Chimicum, 67-28. On Tuesday after press deadline, The Pirates traveled to Eeatonville to take on the Eatonville Cruisers.

Pro-life argument doesn’t stand up

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 12:36PM

I find Mr. Charles Lovekin’s attempt to equate abortion to Herrod’s mass murder campaign (“Join March for Life this month,” Jan. 8) completely absurd. Herrod’s genocide was motivated by politics, and his executioners butchered living children in front of their families.

Island women share their 'sense'

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:39PM

When island aerialists Martha Enson, Janet McAlpin and Leah Mann all turned 50 last year, they saw an opportunity.

War in Sudan hits close to home for some islanders

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jan 15, 2014 at 1:57PM

In what can only be described as a cruel twist of fate, islander and former Lost Boy Peter “Deng Deng” Dut must wait and worry from afar, as unexpected violence in South Sudan threatens his newly repatriated family.

Sometimes in life it’s better to not see the scary monster

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

One of my favorite things to do is watch old 1950s monster movies. They always seem to use the time-honored storytelling technique of foreshadowing. You have to sit through a whole bunch of lousy dialogue and implausible plots to get to finally see the incredibly cheesy monster

New credit union to open in former bank location

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

Vashon’s second credit union is set to open in the former home of Bank of America later this month.

Seattle organization leads living will workshop

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

A class covering advance directives — or living wills — will be provided next week to help islanders determine the care and treatment they would like, or would like to avoid, at the end of life.

Play illuminates civil rights stories

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

Vashon Allied Arts’ Family Series 2014 opens with the multimedia theatrical performance of the Broadway Center for Performing Arts (BCPA) touring show “Becoming Bridges” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Heron.

Planning ahead now can ease life’s final stages | Editorial

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

If a disease or accident left you incapacitated, would your loved ones know what to do? Do they know your wishes surrounding topics such as life support, resuscitation or hospice care? When you can’t make decisions for yourself, what will guide the decisions your family makes for you?

International performer comes to Vashon

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

Singer-songwriter, composer and musician Chris Brokaw is no stranger to the world of rock fame, having recorded and toured to international acclaim since 1990. Brokaw will bring his music as a solo artist to the Blue Heron for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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