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  • Vashon Thriftway honored with special grocery industry award
    Norm Mathews, owner of the Vashon Thriftway, was presented with the 2014 “Excellence in Operations” award by the Washington Food Industry Association. Mathews received the honor in a surprise ceremony which highlighted his many achievements within grocery business. read more

  • KVSH 101.9FM to Air Monday, October 13
    Voice of Vashon will make history at 7am on Monday, October 13 when KVSH 101.9FM begins broadcasting. It will be the first new community FM station to go on the air in the Puget Sound Region read more

  • A Pool for All Seasons
    I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of my family at the moment, and since nothing of consequence is happening in that regard right now we will step back within the watery boundaries of this place until something of relative importance that is emanating from the northeast part of this country stirs my interest once again read more

  • Drab to Fab
    Hello, my name is Rachel Waldron. I am an interior designer, and a new addition to Vashon Island. I have been here with my family for about six months now and have loved every minute. read more

  • Free Bilingual Preschool for Income Eligible Families
    The Vashon Island School District (VISD) has received a highly sought after grant from Washington State’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) to start a free Spanish/English bilingual preschool for three to four year old children whose families are income eligible. read more

  • National Theatre Live
    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. read more

  • Crop Circles Talk and Slide Show
    The enigmatic subject of crop circles will be the focus of a talk and slide show presentation at Vashon Intuitive Arts. Crop circle enthusiast and former Vashon Islander Mark Schrader will be speaking on his five summertime visits to Wiltshire, UK between 2008 and 2013 to experience the crop circle phenomenon. read more

  • Open Space for Arts & Community proudly presents the Cider Fest Stomp and FLY FRIDAYZ
    We get a yearning every fall here at Open Space, an itching in our feet and a jiggle in our legs, and we start to hear the imaginary strains of something we need to move to – and we know it’s time to dance. read more

  • Flashpoint: An Evening of Contemporary Dance
    Snapshots of unique voices in contemporary dance: Flashpoint, an evening featuring the latest from six exciting choreographers in 10-15 minute works to inspire and fire the imagination. 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. 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
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National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Weather for Vashon Island
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It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 21, 2014
Rain
61°/54°
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 22, 2014
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55°/52°
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 23, 2014
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57°/43°
It is forcast to be Overcast at 11:00 PM PDT on October 24, 2014
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57°/50°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 25, 2014
Chance of Rain
55°/46°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on October 26, 2014
Partly Cloudy
59°/48°

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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