Vashon News

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  • Raise the Roof
    For some reason the writing of this piece has been a bit like attempting to move dried clay through a cake decorator bag, when it should have required much less effort. It seems though that for the moment I have run out of that vim and vigor that drives the bouncy cheerleader within to perform countless front and back flips while selling the soap of public good. read more

  • Kneeling at the Cross: A Protestant Looks at the Crucifixion
    It’s two hours past my bedtime. The building is quiet and in my little office cubby covered in chatchke of my narrative, the last four edits, teeny tiny minutiae of details having to do with the text, have just been sent to the printer. We are hours away from uploading to the distributor. read more

  • Non-Inflammatory Foods
    Nutritionists advise us to avoid inflammatory foods, but few tell us what foods aren’t inflammatory. It would take more space than this column to give you a complete list of inflammatory and non-inflammatory meats, so I’ll just list the most and the least inflammatory meats. read more

  • Spring into a new sailing schedule March 22
    Washington State Ferries sails into its busy season with the spring schedule starting Sunday, March 22. Peak season surcharge fare increases go into effect May 1. Three-boat service on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route returns on Saturdays and Sundays, plus five minute sailing time adjustments during weekday a.m./p.m. commute hours. read more

  • Sunday Swing with the Portage Fill Big Band!
    It’s time to Dance! The fabulous Portage Fill Big Band returns to Open Space with their fantastic live swing music for Sunday Swing, an all-ages event. read more

  • The Crime Solved
    Vashon Allied Arts is pleased to announce its sixth season of informative talks to enhance your appreciation of the arts and humanities and provide the Vashon community with opportunities for lifelong learning. read more

  • Joseph Panzetta with Special Guests
    Joe Panzetta is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and singer who performs melodic, original songs with a signature percussive guitar style. His musical ventures range from singer-songwriter/folk rock, to world and mantra. read more

  • Club O returns!!
    Come dance yourself into Spring on Vashon’s biggest Dance Floor! All-ages, and all are welcome. $5 Cover at the Door, no one turned away for lack of funds! read more

  • The Rumble Strips
    The Rumble Strips play high-energy dance music from anywhere: West Africa, New Orleans, Brazil, and the pop charts. With full batteries of percussion, horns, guitars and vocals, it’s all hands on deck for a sound that’s sublime, ridiculous, oversized and built for joy. Not a show; a party. read more

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Find out when School Schedules change due to weather

Direct link to the Vashon School District Emergency Information – Snow/Weather Schedule changes page can be found here. http://flashalert.net/news.html?id=4288

Stay updated on most King County Schools here: Public Schools Emergency Communication System. www.schoolreport.org

South Sound and Kitsap School information can be found here: www.pugetinfo.net/

Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

Puget Sound Tide Tables
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Overcast
Friday 03/27 0%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 66F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/28 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 58F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
Overcast
Sunday 03/29 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High near 60F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 03/30 20%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 66F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Rain
Tuesday 03/31 90%
Rain
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming cloudy with periods of rain later in the day. High 53F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 04/01 50%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 53F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Extended Forcast and more Current Weather Conditions on the New Weather Page

Vashon Be Prepared – Voice of Vashon – Update

Whenever something happens that you need to know about, we’ll get it out there for you. Stay tuned, Stay warm, stay safe, and stay tuned to VoV Standing By at 1650 am on your AM radio dial.

Do you know what to do? What would you do if your home were damaged so bad you could not stay there? How would you cope with the power being out for seven days or longer? How would you help your neighbor? Making sure that not only you are ready but so will your pets. www.VashonBePrepared.org

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