Elizabeth Shepherd

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Vashon Opera’s 12th season arrives, with ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

Vashon Opera will present “Cavalleria Rusticana,” having postponed the event more than once.

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School district adds testing, retools COVID communications

Parents, speaking to Beachcomber, voice concerns

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allison

One way or another, three school board seats are up for grabs

Results of the Nov. 2 election and board appointment process will determine next board members.

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volker

Phil Volker, a pilgrim who inspired thousands, dies at 73

Volker was the subject of two award-winning films, “Phil’s Camino” and “Phil’s Camino: So Far, So Good.”

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norm

Norman Mathews, grocer who gave back generously to island, dies

Mathews was a pillar of the business community who was beloved for his support of island groups.

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book

Memoir details how islander transformed trauma into new life

Book tells author’s journey of healing from sexual assault through learning how to build her own home

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Vashon school board members eye applicants for open seat

A field of four applicants has now been narrowed to two: Kali Aguilera and Richard Hazzard.

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Acclaimed filmmaker to host a documentary series at VCA

“Vashon Verité” will include screenings of “American Anarchist” and “Finding Vivian Maier.”

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theater

Vandals strike at Vashon Theatre

Vashon Theatre’s box office window was smashed in the evening of Oct. 7.

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misty

Purchasing Misty Isle parcel, buyers now own historic cannery

Buyers hope that cannery becomes ”something that supports the island business community”

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Vashon school district continues to grapple with COVID cases

A total of 14 cases have been reported in VISD students since school started almost six weeks ago.

School district board to appoint new member in coming weeks

Five islanders have applied to fill the vacant board seat left by Bob Hennessey.

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Building purchase is ‘win-win’ for Zen Center and funeral home

The owners of Island Funeral Service have sold their building and property to Puget Sound Zen Center

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hoco

Pirate power was on full display at VHS Homecoming

Vashon took on the East Jefferson High School Redhawks on Friday, Oct. 1

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Brief deer hunting season closes Island Center Forest to others

Alert for dog walkers, equestrians, runners, hikers, mountain bikers, and other regular users of Island Center Forest: from Oct. 16 to 31, the 200 acres… Continue reading

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Island fire chief decides to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Chief Charles Krimmert says what led him to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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BobTease

Longtime Vashon school board member Bob Hennessey resigns

Hennessey’s letter of resignation said his view of oversight did not mesh with the rest of the board.

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Breaking news: Vashon fire chief, who objected to mandate, gets vaccinated

In a letter to commissioners, paid staff and volunteers, Krimmert explained his decision.

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Refusing vaccine, fire and police chaplain asks for exemption

Abbot Tryphon cited religious and other reasons for objecting to the vaccine.

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TEASE VCA

Annual auction offers art and more, from the comfort of home

The culmination of VCA’s art auction will be a free, live-streamed gala at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24.

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