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Bob Childs

  • Aug 12, 2008

CLASSES

Paradise Ridge Acupuncture, Herbs and Massage offers qi gong classes at 9 a.m. Fridays. Qi gong, a set of Chinese exercises, includes physical and meditative movements.

  • Aug 12, 2008

CALENDAR

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 pm. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Note that the hours have been extended to 6 p.m.

  • Aug 12, 2008

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Quilt guild meets

  • Aug 12, 2008

Parks to spend $8,000 on product branding

Vashon Park District will sink up to $8,000 into a marketing endeavor — a branding campaign that will hopefully procure standardized viusal products for the district, in order to make the district more recognizable to Islanders.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Onion dome tops Orthodox temple after a ten-year wait

Father Tryphon is nervous. A crane hovers above the temple at the All-Merciful Saviour Russian Orthodox Monastery in Dockton, and at its feet is the cobalt-blue onion dome for which the abbot has been waiting a decade.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the tra

Nearly every Monday, an engineer who maintains the transmitter at KVI Beach does something else for the Seattle-based company that owns KVI: He picks up trash strewn by people over the weekend.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Community council members will vote on the following p

Community council members will vote on the following proposal at the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Courthouse Square.

  • Aug 12, 2008

HAPPENING

Part of S.W. 204th closed

  • Aug 12, 2008

Task force crafts VMICC voting proposal

A community task force, concerned about the degree to which the Vashon Maury Island Community Council (VMICC) board represents the diverse interests of the Island, has crafted a proposal on how voting should occur for the nine board seats this fall.

From the community Pull tansy ragwort while it’s blooming on Vashon

Now is the time for Islanders to be on the lookout for the noxious weed tansy ragwort. This is a persistent pasture and roadside weed that was introduced from Europe and Western Asia and is now unfortunately well-established on Vashon.

  • Aug 6, 2008

Vashon’s Belle Baldwin House: Popular and pricey

The Belle Baldwin House, one of three historic vacation rentals owned and managed by the Vashon Park District, has been wildly successful since it opened its doors to renters in June. The 1912 three-bedroom home — built for one of the Pacific Northwest’s first female physicians — sits just a few yards away from the beach at Fern Cove, perhaps the Island’s ecologically richest estuary.

  • Aug 5, 2008

James and Stephanie Cook were married June 21, 2008, a

James and Stephanie Cook were married June 21, 2008, at Assumption Catholic Church in Bellingham.

  • Aug 5, 2008

Opportunity to join the Master Gardener Program

Are you interested in learning more about the science of horticulture and sustainable gardening? Are you willing to share your knowledge with others to help them learn more about environmentally friendly gardening?

  • Aug 5, 2008

Want more dancing on our Island? Drop by and enjoy an

Want more dancing on our Island? Drop by and enjoy an hour of fun with

  • Aug 5, 2008

CLASSES

A free workshop on Stress Relief Training will be offered at the Vashon Library. Participants will be introduced to three techniques for resolving stress and restoring balance.

  • Aug 5, 2008