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  • True Value Becomes an Ace
    On December 27, True Value Hardware, the hardware store and service center will become an Ace Hardware. read more

  • How Sweet It Is!
    The Christmas cookie-baking season rushes on in my neighborhood. There are going to be lots of children, and older people, too, high on sugar if we don’t lock up some of the cookies.  Also, we can choose our sugars wisely. read more

  • Dow Constantine tours Vashon Schools
    On December 3rd, Vashon Island School District Superintendent Michael Soltman hosted King County Executive Dow Constantine for a tour of schools, meetings with principals, and a “round table” discussion with District leaders that included students. read more

  • Three Holiday Stories
    Three times in the last week I have experienced people screwing up and then putting the blame on me. That’s actually kind of a low number of incidences for a week isn’t it? You experience that all the time don’t you? A lot of lies are told during the holidays. read more

  • Stuck
    We have a phrase that gets used on occasion around our house: “Zeek is stuck.” On the whole, Zeek is an active dog- more so than the other two. read more

  • Rumor Has It
    Rumor Has It began in 2009, when a group of long-time island musicians began loitering around a cabin on Vashon. From diverse musical backgrounds, they started jamming, pulled a rabbit out of a hat, and realized their musical destiny was string-band rock. read more

  • Will Sing For Food Vashon Events Holiday Show
    Vashon Events presents “Will Sing For Food,” on Saturday, December 20th starting at 8pm. Local musicians are signing up to perform holiday carols to earn tips to support the Vashon Maury Community Food Bank. We’ll have a list of songs and performers available soon! read more

  • The DoVE Project presents: A Classic lil’ Christmas
    A Classic lil’ Christmas features singer songwriter V. CONTRERAS , MARTIN FEVEYEAR & DELILAH PEARL performing songs of holiday cheer at the intimate and cozy Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, to benefit The DoVE Project. read more

  • Shakespeare Festival’s ShakesKIDS: Hamlet
    The Vashon Island Shakespeare Festival’s ShakesKIDS are proud to share their work on their one hour version of Hamlet, by William Shakespeare. 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
Rain
Saturday 12/20 100%
Rain
Rain. High around 55F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 12/21 20%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 53F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 12/22 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 50F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 12/23 70%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional light rain. High 51F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 12/24 80%
Chance of Rain
Light rain transitioning to a few showers in the afternoon. High 46F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 12/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 44F. 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. www.VashonBePrepared.org

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