Vashon News

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  • Snow White and Black History
    Donald Trump. Well, my goodness is he just something or what!? My host family for the year and I have divergent views on politics, but this we agree on: Donald Trump requires the shaking of the head. Yes, he is scary. But what is really scary is his following. read more

  • February in the Gallery Allison Crain Trundle and Jon Schmidt
    In February the gallery features two artists who use light, shape and color to express movement and emotions. The exhibit showcases paintings by Allison Crain Trundle and stone sculptures by Jon Schmidt. read more

  • Classical Concert Series Beethoven Sonatas
    Angelo Rondello is a powerfully expressive pianist whose career has brought him across the United States and the globe, playing locally with Bainbridge Symphony and Lake Union Civic Orchestra. Brittany Boulding has appeared as a soloist with the Northwest Sinfonietta, Auburn Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra and internationally.   read more

  • OneNiteStand & The Sirens
    OneNiteStand is gaining ground with more rocking tunes and incredible vocals by Terri Cole – the good news is, they’re ready to show off the new polish! This band is ‘nothin’ but rock & blues with the emphasis on classic rock tunes as well as some originals sprinkled in there. read more

  • VoV’s Storefront Studio nears completion
    VoV’s Storefront Studio nears completion for an open house, ribbon cutting and live broadcast during First Friday Gallery Cruise on Friday, February 5 from 6 to 9PM.

  • A Diet to Defeat Diabetes
    Diabetes seems to be edging into epidemic status. Native Americans and people with African ancestors are the most at risk, but none of us is immune to that disease. People in my family are susceptible to it.  My mother and her grandmother had it. read more

  • Rainy Camp
    This past weekend a folk singing retreat called Rainy Camp was held in the foothills of the Cascades, out beyond Maple Valley. The attendees were mostly people of a certain age – my age, or thereabouts, although there were some younger adults in attendance. read more

  • King County to form Community Advisory Group
    King County recently resumed its long-range community planning services after a long hiatus, and we’re happy to announce that the Vashon-Maury Island Community Service Area (CSA) has been slated as the first CSA plan to be prepared under this program. Throughout 2016, we will be creating a CSA Plan Profile (which is defined below) and updating the Vashon Community Plan and Vashon Town Plan. read more

  • The 2nd Annual UMO Circus Spectacular!
    An event for the whole family! Full of tumbling, performances, prizes, music, desserts, music and more! All to Benefit the UMO Ensemble and UMO School of Physical Arts!  WHEN:  Saturday, February 6th; Doors open at 6pm  read more

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Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

Puget Sound Tide Tables
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Thursday 02/11 100%
Mainly cloudy and rainy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Friday 02/12 100%
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 54F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Saturday 02/13 90%
Cloudy skies with periods of rain later in the day. High around 50F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Sunday 02/14 80%
Rain. High 53F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Chance of Rain
Monday 02/15 80%
Chance of Rain
Occasional light rain. High 54F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 02/16 40%
Chance of Rain
Mostly cloudy with some showers in the afternoon. High 53F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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.

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