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  • Call For Nurses Goes Unanswered
    Vashon Community Care has a question for Vashon. Where are all of the Island nurses? “I know there are licensed nurses that are currently unemployed or partially employed on Vashon,” says Director of Clinical Services, Donna Zaglin. read more

  • Learn how King County is creating a healthier landscape on tour of Island Center Forest
    King County and the Vashon Forest Stewards have organized a walking tour on Thursday, Aug. 21 of Island Center Forest, where the county recently completed a stewardship project to improve the overall health of the forest. read more

  • Humane treatment is a priority for Elissa Thau
    Elissa Thau raises sheep on lush green grass in Roseburg, Oregon.  It’s a gentle business.    She and her husband, Mel, aim for a minimum of stress for both sheep and the dogs she calls her partners. read more

  • Electronics Recycling Event
    Who: VHS Class of 2015 Safe Grad Night Committee. What: Recycling fundraiser for need-based Grad Night scholarships. When: 10 AM–3 PM, Saturday, August 23, 2014 read more

  • Traditional Coast Salish Weaving with Karen Reed
    Chinook/Puyallup basket weaver Karen Reed will exhibit baskets, mats and other examples of her art at the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum on Friday, August 22, 1-4pm, and again on Saturday, August 23, 10am-noon and 1-3pm. read more

  • Passing Pain
    One might ask, given all the entertainment and recreational activities open to one on Vashon on any particular weekend, why anyone would actively strive to join in on an event that touts a passage to pain as its main drawing card read more

  • Subconscious Population
    Subconscious Population….a band that everyone knows and is a huge part of Island history when it comes to music. If you think that maybe, just maybe… read more

  • Clinton Fearon
    Mark your calendars, Thursday, August 28th, 7-9pm.  Bring the family!  There’s plenty of grass and natural burms to spread out those picnic blankets and enjoy some wonderful music on a warm summer night. read more

  • Open Air: The 4th Annual Outdoor Aerial Festival at Open Space
    “Remember when you were a little kid and you would spin until you had to fall down? Or run to cool off? Or jump from the back of a couch and really really fly?” 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
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Weather for Vashon Island
Today Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on August 27, 2014
Clear
81°/55°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on August 28, 2014
Partly Cloudy
73°/55°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on August 29, 2014
Chance of Rain
68°/48°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on August 30, 2014
Chance of Rain
63°/50°
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on August 31, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
63°/52°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 01, 2014
Chance of Rain
66°/52°

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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