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January Crossword
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January Crossword

Welcome to our January puzzle! ****** SPOILERS!**** Answer Key below Last chance to look away, look away before the Answers appear! Okay, here is the – ACROSS: 4. lemon 5. zinc 7. ionophore 8. raw 9. nature trails 11. coffee 12. sleep DOWN: hydrated 2. walking 3. vitamin D 6. chocolate 10. honey

Flying Donuts Versus Flying Saucers
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Flying Donuts Versus Flying Saucers

In the summer of 1947, Harold Dahl, a tugboat captain from Tacoma, described the hollow-centered crafts he saw as flying donuts. Edward R. Murrow, the nation’s foremost journalist, flew out to interview eyewitnesses, and he reported what they saw as “flying saucers.” The phrase was soon adopted as common parlance. But doesn’t “flying donuts” sound…

Sometimes You Hear the Light
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Sometimes You Hear the Light

By March Twisdale Welcome to our new series, focused on Island Businesses that lie well outside of Vashon Town. For the Island newbie and the occasional visitor, this network of resources, services, professionals, experts, and knowledge is almost entirely hidden from view, and discovery is not easy. Many do not advertise. Some do not even…

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Welcoming The Beautiful Dark – Crossword Puzzle

Note: #8 Across and #4 Down are multiple words. The space between the words is one character long. SPOILERS!!!! Answers follow. Are you really ready to look? Okay. Here they are. Across: 1. Candles 3. Cashmere 8. The Vashon Loop 9. Jupiter 12. Ofrenda 15. Copal 16. Soup Down: 2. Luminarias 4. Muck boots 5….

Do Clams Have Eyes?
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Do Clams Have Eyes?

By Seán Malone and John Sweetman As kids, we seemed to start out on a rather low rung of the evolutionary ladder. Pretty much all our activity – not strictly devoted to mere troublemaking – was of the “hunter/gatherer” nature. We were always on the lookout for useful items: driftwood, food plants, clams, stinky dead…

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Crossword Puzzle: Now Arriving, Vashon Island!

You may want to do the puzzle the old-fashioned way, on paper. To do so, access the full-size crossword puzzle here. Download it, print it, and you should be good to go! Caution: Spoilers below! The Answers to the Crossword Puzzle to follow. Are you sure you want to see them? Really? Now? I’m going…