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  • Original Works VCA Center for Dance
    VCA Center for Dance “Original Works” returns this spring. Once a part of the spring recital, Original Works stands as its own production for the fourth year. This is the first Original Works to take place in the Katherine L White Hall. read more

  • Gypsy Wolf & Pretty Ugly w/Bob Krinsky
    Coming out of Seattle and Vashon is an awesome new band called Gypsy Wolf, who will be laying down groovy tunes and good times with their smooth rock, blues, reggae and psychedelic jams. read more

  • Sink or Swim
    As a member of the on again, off again group known as the Friends of Vashon Pool, I have been receiving emails lately that have been detailing the latest efforts to make the Vashon Pool a year ‘round facility. In reading what these e-epistles had to offer I was left less than impressed read more

  • Eden Revisited
    Economics as it has come to be studied has got to be one of the most stultifying subjects known to man.  Within the first three equations, my mind starts to wander and the soft murmurs of slumber begin to crowd out my consciousness. read more

  • Betty MacDonald Celebrations
    The Vashon-Marry Island Heritage Museum is pleased to announce two events celebrating world-famous author Betty MacDonald’s 110th Birthday. Best remembered for her internationally bestselling book The Egg and I and for the beloved Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle children’s classics, MacDonald and her family lived on Vashon from 1942 to 1955. read more

  • Far From the Shamrock Shore
    Vashon Island School District & Barking Rooster Productions present renowned Irish Musician and Folklorist, Mick Moloney, at the Vashon High School Theater on Saturday March 25th at 7pm. Moloney will be joined by Celtic fiddler, Athena Tergis, for a one-of-a-kind evening to celebrate Irish culture with musicians who have performed together in the forefront of traditional Irish music for the past 15 years. read more

  • Veteran’ Open House At Nike Site
    According to the US Census Bureau, there were 778 veterans living on Vashon Island as of 2015 and the number of Gulf War era veterans had doubled since 2010. “We are seeing a larger number of young veterans on the island and at the same time are seeing the veterans we have known for years experiencing various hardships.” read more

  • Spring Band Concert at Vashon High School
    The Vashon High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dan Baker, will present its annual spring concert on Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the Vashon High School Theater.   The ensemble will perform pieces prepared for a band competition that it will be participating in next week. read more

  • Indian Summer
    “What are cutthroat?” Cappy Berard asked.  They called him Cappy because he was so big at birth, that the nurses called him Captain.  Cappy was a cousin from West Seattle and didn’t know that peaches grew on trees.  He only knew they came from the store.  “You can’t go cut throating if you don’t know what a cutthroat is,” Cousin Jim told him. 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

Special Statement

Issued:
4:07 PM PDT on March 28, 2017
Expires:
5:30 AM PDT on March 29, 2017
Rain
Tuesday 03/28 100%
Rain
Rain. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.
Rain
Wednesday 03/29 100%
Rain
Occasional rain. High 51F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/30 20%
Partly Cloudy
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 52F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 03/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 56F. Winds light and variable.
Overcast
Saturday 04/01 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High around 55F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 04/02 50%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy in the morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers later in the day. High 52F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

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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