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  • Labor of Love Auction Begins February 25!
    Vashon’s favorite auction, the Labor of Love online auction to benefit Vashon Community Care will soon be open for bidding! The Labor of Love auction begins at noon on Wednesday, February 25, and runs for two weeks, concluding at noon on March 11. read more

  • It’s Your Move
    My main concern in the Road to Resilience is how we approach and prepare for what many see as a major civilizational paradigm shift.  What is forcing the shift is the arrival of natural limits to the further development of the existing political, economic, and social institutions we rely on today.  At the base of it is a profligate use of resources and poor housekeeping. read more

  • Water/Craft
    Through the fog of years, I still remember the pool I learned to swim in. I was four, and the water was clear and warm. It was actually someone’s private, backyard pool- I do not remember their name. read more

  • Kanaka Celebration at Open Space for Arts & Community
    Hula, songs, stories and a film from the islands celebrate the legacy of the Hawaiians here in the Pacific Northwest. Join us to learn about and celebrate the ‘Forgotten Hawaiians’. read more

  • American Denial sheds a unique light
    Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Independent Lens, and Voice of Vashon ( is excited to offer a screening of American Denial, a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, and Kelly Thomson. read more

  • Bill Brown & The Kingbees
    Bill Brown & The Kingbees continue to work on refining their show and most recently have gone into the studio to work on their second album. Elliot Bay Recording Studio, a top notch studio in Seattle, has helped the band put together what is sure to be a crowd pleaser! read more

  • Dear Granny’s Attic: Thanks. We Heart You
    For some of us, Granny’s Attic is a cornerstone of island life. A week without Granny’s is a sere and arid week. Even if you don’t have time or reason or money enough to go, it’s comforting to know that Granny’s is there, waiting for you. read more

  • Acrobatic Conundrum Performs “The Language of Chance”
    Acrobatic Conundrum’s West Coast tour of “The Language of Chance” comes to Open Space for Arts & Community, in Vashon, WA at 7:30 pm on Saturday March 7, 2015. read more

  • Oscar Night shines spotlight on creativity, fun and thrift shop glamour
    Vashon Film Society rolls out the red carpet for its eighteenth annual Oscar Night at the Vashon Theatre on Sunday, February 22. read more

Vashon Beachcomber

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.

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

South Sound and Kitsap School information can be found here:

Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

Puget Sound Tide Tables
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Friday 02/27 80%
A steady rain early...then remaining cloudy with a few showers. High 51F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Saturday 02/28 0%
Sunny. High 53F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 03/01 0%
Sunshine and some clouds. High around 55F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 03/02 20%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 52F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 03/03 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 49F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 03/04 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 52F. Winds light and variable.

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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