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District schools welcome all students back, five days a week

Here are some of the many considerations surrounding this year’s return to school.

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Buyers step up to purchase pieces of Misty Isle Farms

A total of about 60 acres was sold to four separate buyers in June, county records show.

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Review: Poet summons up a sensory tour of climate change

Ann Spiers has always been inspired by the landscapes and climate of the Pacific Northwest.

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Get the shots or not? Decision impacts fire chief, others

State employees must receive their final dose of vaccination no later than Oct. 4.

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Acclaimed dance troupe opens new season on Vashon

The performances will include hybrid dance creations by choreographers Rena Butler and Mark Caserta.

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In talks, islanders will share their secrets and their insights

Two islanders were selected as part of Humanities Washington’s distinguished Speakers Bureau program.

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Fossil-fueled finery returns to iconic Engels car show

The “Umpteenth Annual Car Show” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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In Vashon’s COVID surge, vaccinated are among the infected

Studies have confirmed the Delta variant is much more infectious than the previous COVID strains.

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10th Annual Open Air Aerial Festival Returns To Open Space

The event also features island favorites from the island UMO Ensemble and UMO School.

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Dance Along to Music and Laser Light Show

The organizers aim to get their audience up and dancing.

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Dog Days of Summer Arrive Right on Time For Gallery Cruise

Here are some shows to check out tonight.

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This Year, It’s an All-Local Lineup for Concerts in the Park

According to Pete Welch, of Vashon Events, this year’s Concerts in the Park will intentionally showcase the richness and variety of Vashon’s music scene — and welcome audiences back to Ober Park to show local musicians how much they have been missed.

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With Delta’s Rise, Local Doctors Urge Key Precautions

The Delta variant is a game-changer in the long battle against COVID-19.

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Local Artist Creates Paper Cranes for Souls Lost in Pandemic

An origami crane hangs for everyone who has died of the disease in the county since March of 2020.

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Review: Woody Guthrie’s Legacy Is Shared in Exuberant Musical

To single out anyone denies the ensemble effort, which is really what makes the evening special.

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Review: Experiencing ‘The Tempest’ on an Island is Sublime

It is a revelation to watch Shakespeare on the Great Lawn of Open Space.

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New Owners Plan To Revitalize a Familiar Spot in Town

Pop Pop Bottle Shop will open in the late fall, after a complete renovation of the building.

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As County and Local Cases Rise, Mask Recommendation Returns

On July 24, the seven-day average of new daily cases in the county topped 200, up from 61 on July 1.

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All the Island’s a Stage as Vashon Theatre Fest Opens

“The Tempest” and “Woody’s Guthrie’s American Song” — will be staged again this weekend.

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A New Pastor Arrives on Vashon, With His Guitar in Tow

Mark Wagner has served as a paster in churches in Utah and most recently, Ellensburg, Washington.

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