Vashon News

The Vashon Loop

  • Swindler
    Swindler is a fresh take on deep pocket groove with a penchant for intricate fusion and improv magic. Hailing from the Emerald City, this exciting project features Mike Saskor (guitar), Willow Goodine (Keys), Rob Cochran (Bass) & Chris Martin (Drums). read more

  • Flashpoint: An Evening of Contemporary Dance
    Fire your imagination at an evening of dance featuring the latest works from four exciting choreographers. Each contributes an original work, snapshots of the varied voices of the contemporary dance world. read more

  • Vashon Chamber Music’s 2016-17 Season
    Season tickets are now available for Vashon Chamber Music’s 2016-17 series at the Katherine L White Hall.  Artistic directors Rowena Hammill and Douglas Davis present four concerts of classical chamber music, beginning with “An Evening of Schubert and Schumann” on October 2nd at 7:30pm. read more

  • How we Learned to Drive on Vashon
    “Push Mike, push harder or we’re not going to make it.” My little brother and I were pushing Mom’s 1941 Chev up the gravel road beside our peach orchard to get it away from the house before we could start it, so Mom and Dad couldn’t hear the engine. read more

  • Intersection PerpleX-tion
    It was Monday. I was trying to drive through town. There were tourists everywhere and for crying out loud most of the shops were closed. Nonetheless, the tourists were clogging up the intersection. read more

  • Terry Hershey to Offer Workshop on “Soul Gardening”
    “There is something fundamentally spiritual about dirt under your fingernails,” says landscape designer and inspirational speaker Terry Hershey.  To help islanders deepen their awareness of gardening as spiritual practice, the Vashon Episcopal Church is offering a free workshop read more

  • A Positive Vision
    Trying to get more involved in government policy decisions is a tough and thankless task when the emphasis seems to be on choosing the least worst power broker to run the nation who has the least objectionable plan (if any) to get us out of any number of messes that our established corporate power brokers have gotten us into. read more

  • Celebrate all Things Cider at Ciderfest!
    Cider has deep roots in American history. In colonial times, hard cider was by far the most popular alcoholic beverage, far more than whiskey, wine, or beer. Apple orchards were planted throughout the states, not for eating but for making cider. Many small farms grew cider apples and produced cider, sometimes supplementing farm worker wages with the fermented product. read more

  • What We’re Told, What We Experience
    Suddenly it became autumn, but it was not so cold or inhospitable on the kitchen porch this morning that the dog and I could not sit there staring into space and thinking deep thoughts. 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
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 09/28 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 09/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High near 65F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 09/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 64F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Overcast
Saturday 10/01 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 61F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 10/02 40%
Chance of Rain
A few showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day. High 63F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 10/03 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 61F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

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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