The Vashon Loop
- VHS Live Sports Broadcasts On KVSH 101.9FM
Voice of Vashon is now broadcasting Vashon High School sports live. David Leonhardt has just completed covering the soccer games for VoV unless he makes it off island to cover some of the girls’ playoff games. read more
- Shape Up Vashon starts its 4th Year with a New Leader
Laura Wishik is now the Executive Director of SUV replacing the founder, Kathleen Davis. Her first week included showing FED UP at the Vashon Theater and announcing her seminar series, “Food for Life”. Come to the first class, Sunday, November 2nd 3:30 – 5:00 at Chautauqua Elementary School read more
- Who’s Up For Some Roast Captain?
Join the many friends of Captain Joe Wubbold for “The Great Captain Joe Roast Toast Party” to celebrate Joe’s 80th birthday. There’ll be big laughs, tall tales, and great music from Geordie’s Byre, who will sing some salty sea shanties (say THAT 3 times fast!) read more
- Could Oso Happen on Vashon?
VashonBePrepared invites the entire community to learn more about landslide risks on Vashon, a risk that ranks in the top three for the Island, right up there along with earthquake and severe weather. read more
- Free Screening at Vashon Theatre: Hamlet (1948)
Vashon Theatre would like to thank the community of Vashon as well as the members of Island Greentech for two great years of Digital Projection. Following on the heels of last year’s screening of the 1948 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Gentlemen’s Agreement”, we will be showing the 1949 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Hamlet”. read more
- To Stretch a Tray of Scallops
You can still be a frugal cook, even when you splurge on something as expensive as scallops. Frugality is not the same as miserliness. It means not wasting a thing, and making the most of what you have. read more
- Community Cinema Vashon Presents:
Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Women & Girls Lead, thanks to the generous support of the Producing Partner, Voice of Vashon, and sponsors Island GreenTech, and the Vashon Theatre read more
- Laughter is the best medicine:
Vashon, Seattle & Tacoma residents are encouraged to spend a night together laughing for a cause that is no laughing matter: Domestic Violence. The DoVE Project, Vashon’s only on-island domestic violence organization will host a Comedy night at the O Space read more
- Comedy at Red Bike
Friday October 24, Comedy Night returns just in time for you to not care. Oct 24 is National Taking Care of Business Day and we plan on celebrating. read more
- Locals find success in a tricky island hunting scene
For years Phil Volker left the island to hunt deer, usually heading east of the mountains. But about a decade ago, Volker said, he realized hunting was just as good right on Vashon, a place he can hunt in his own backyard and where meat is flavored b …
- Arts center supporters mark groundbreaking
As heavy rains fell on Saturday, islander Kay White, clad in a long, blue rain poncho, sunk a shovel into a patch of turned-up dirt just outside the Blue Heron.
- New day care center forms to meet local needs
When Amanda Lawson moved to Vashon with her husband and infant daughter last year, she was quickly confronted with the island’s limited day care possibilities.
- Long-awaited skate bowl to be built in Burton
Almost four years after the Vashon Park District received a King County grant to build an outdoor skatepark, commissioners have voted to move ahead with the project, and construction of a skate bowl at the Burton Adventure Recreation Center (BARC) is …
- Farmers Market moves indoors for the holiday season
With a new space and an earlier move indoors, the Farmers Market is looking at past attendance patterns to improve its Holiday Market success this year.
- New minister leads Unitarian fellowship
Following the departure of Rev. Carmen McDowell, the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship (VIUF) has welcomed a new minister, Rev. Heather Christensen.
- Katie Konrad joins women’s health center
Katie Konrad, a nurse practitioner with a long history on the island, has joined the staff of the Vashon Women’s Health Center.
- Six tennis players earn all-league status, advance to districts
The Vashon boys’ tennis team wrapped up its regular season last Friday with the league tournament at Charles Wright Academy. Vashon sent two doubles teams and two singles players to the tournament, and they all advanced to the district tournament to …
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
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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
- Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
- Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat
A poll suggesting Labour "wipeout" in Scotland, the continuing threat from Ebola and the future of an abuse inquiry chief make headlines.
- Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'
Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.
- Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'
Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive or die from the Ebola virus, say US scientists.
- VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.
- Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
- Quiz of the week's news
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
- VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.