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Kathy Abascal will offer a class on eating for health and weight loss. Participants will learn how to quiet inflammation with diet and improve health. Benefits include a relatively effortless weight loss, improved sleep and the disappearance of aches and pains.

  • Apr 9, 2008

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Many Vashon Island innkeepers are opening their doors for a one-day tour of Island lodgings on April 22.

  • Apr 9, 2008

Book compiled from Island oral histories to be released

The third volume of Island oral histories set to paper will be published as “The Past Remembered III,” and a book release party will take place at 2 p.m. this Sunday, April 13, at the Vashon Maury Island Heritage Museum.

  • Apr 9, 2008

School board nixes high school relocation plan

DAN CHASAN: He thought the proposal deserved more analysis.

  • Apr 9, 2008

Vandals should pay for their destructive actions

I commend the effort of the Vashon Air Service, The Harbor School, and a group of Vashon real estate agents to establish a fund to reward individuals for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the latest round of vandalism on “our Fair Isle.”

  • Apr 9, 2008

‘Lost boy’ to speak at church

Jacob Acier, a “lost boy of Sudan” now living and working on Vashon, will give a talk about his flight from Sudan, his life in refugee camps and his resettlement in the United States at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the Vashon Methodist Church.

  • Apr 9, 2008

Guest director’s Haydn was impressive

Ever wonder if the director of an orchestra or chorus — the person on the podium waving the baton — really makes a difference? An emphatic “yes” is the answer, and the evidence was there for all to hear at last weekend’s concerts of the Vashon Chorale.

  • Apr 9, 2008

CALENDAR

The PTSA will host a parent awareness forum about teen drug and alcohol abuse at 6:30 p.m. today, April 2, in the Vashon High School library.

  • Apr 2, 2008

The Vashon-Fauntleroy-Southworth ferry route was temporarily reduced from three boats to two boats Monday morning because the Klahowya ferry had engine trouble.

The Vashon-Fauntleroy-Southworth ferry route was temporarily reduced from three boats to two boats Monday morning because the Klahowya ferry had engine trouble.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Sportsmen’s Club bestows awards

At the most recent meeting of the Vashon Sportsmen’s Club, several annual awards were bestowed on the deserving members by President Randy Thomas. Among the awards given was the Varmint Control award that was won by Todd Gateman and Paul Jeffery, both of whom helped move a number of varmints on to a better place.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Yousoufian’s case heads to high court

Trial court awards Islander highest public disclosure penalty ever.