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Vashon College to give Island kids the gift of reading

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 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.

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

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 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.

Learning’s fun when mice are involved

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 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.

VHS newspaper ‘Riptide’ takes top honor

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:12AM

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

Sixth graders earn second place at state Math is Cool competition

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:13AM

McMurray Middle School “mathmagicians” did it again.

Talent shines at VHS

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 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.

Vashon Pool to open June 15

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:13AM

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

Pirates baseball season concludes

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 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.

Three boats medal at crew regionals and go to nationals

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:14AM

With temperatures soaring into the high 90’s and Vashon Island Junior Crew racing five boats into the finals, the USRowing NW Junior Regionals held on Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Wash., this past weekend were hot. Three Vashon boards are heading to Nationals in New Jersey June 26 to 29.

Pirates succeed at districts, Jewell qualifies for state

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:14AM

On Thursday, May 15, and Saturday, May 17, the Tri-District 1A Championships were held at King’s High School in Shoreline. The lone state meet participant will be Jacqueline Jewell, who is a senior.

Seals snag new head coach

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 9:45AM

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:19AM

Pool is open at VIGCC

CALENDAR

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:19AM

Vashon Audubon will welcome University of Washington atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22. His topic will be “The Great Windstorms of the Pacific Northwest.”

Students serve the community

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:19AM

 High school to create volunteer directory.

HAPPENING

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:20AM

Memorial service on Monday

SCENE & HEARD

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:20AM

Island-made film vies for spot at Seattle film festival

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:16AM

tWatch it online and vote from home to help the film succeed.

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:17AM

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

Hear music at Café Luna

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:17AM

Just Fiddlin ’Round

Blue Heron hosts collectors’ sale

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:18AM

The Blue Heron Gallery will host an art sale next week. Reminiscent of last year’s Archives Art Sale, which featured works by Island artists, this year’s sale offers works donated by passionate Island art collectors.

Track 19 releases ‘Two Drink Minimum’

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:18AM

Vashon Island-based trio Track 19 has released its first CD. Take a big dose of rock and roll. Pour in some Texas blues, some Gypsy jazz and some Muscle Shoals R&B. Wash it down with a slammin’ drummer, a wildly inventive guitarist and an in-the-pocket bassist.

Joy Goldstein: A life of protest

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:21AM

Joy Goldstein and her son Michael celebrated Mother’s Day in an unconventional way this year — they went to the Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Bremerton to protest the presence of nuclear weapons there.

Demonstration at high school outshines the political awareness of many Americans

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:31AM

Given the United States’ extensive international influence, every American citizen should be politically and socially aware.

You never know when disaster will strike

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:31AM

We read and hear about tragedies caused by earthquakes, hurricanes, cyclones, tornados and wildfires almost daily. Tens of thousands have died, hundreds of thousands have been injured and millions are homeless worldwide.

Heros behind the scene made auction a success

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2013 at 10:31AM

The Vashon PTSA hosted its seventh annual auction, “Memories of Tomorrow,” on May 3 at K2 Commons.

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