Vashon News

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  • “Spell It!” 2015
    Saturday, February 7th at 7:00 pm at Camp Burton. Calling All Logophiles! Are you a verbophile? Graphophile? Oenophile? Apiophile? read more

  • This Changes Everything
    This week, I’d like to further discuss the basic premise of Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything.  The “this” she is referring to is human-caused climate change.  Up until now, the general consensus has been that taking environmental factors more seriously in making our economic decisions is all that is required to mitigate this crisis. read more

  • Slick Baby Mama
    Mother Slick (J16) is an exceptional J Pod matriarch. 1972 is her estimated year of birth – that is significant because she could be slightly younger or even older. A preponderance of photographic evidence shows that Slick is the Southern Resident Baby Mama of precious newborn female J50. In four decades of field studies, J16 is the only known Southern Resident female to give birth to a thriving calf at age 43-ish. read more

  • The Flow
    For almost a year now I have been a part of the Seattle Minute Movies group. Every month a group of us get together at the Seattle Film Institute, drink some sort of beverage with snacks and then go into the screening room to watch the films most of us have put together over the past month. Normally, as per human nature, most of the films are finished somewhere around the Saturday before the Sunday of the screening   read more

  • Singing In The Rain
    Hollywood, 1927: the silent-film romantic team of Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) is the toast of Tinseltown. While Lockwood and Lamont personify smoldering passions onscreen, in real life the down-to-earth Lockwood can’t stand the egotistical, brainless Lina. read more

  • The Eric Apoe Band
    The experience of Eric Apoe is a walk through a cinematic time capsule, his lyrical masterworks chill the soul and enlighten the mind. Eric Apoe’s songwriting crosses genres like fiberoptic cable crosses the world. The song is the focus not the style, the song decides the style it desires to exist in. read more

  • Club O
    Come dance yourself warm on Vashon’s biggest Dance Floor! All-ages, and all are welcome. $5 Cover at the Door, no one turned away for lack of funds! read more

  • A Path Appears:Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
    A Path Appears:Breaking the Cycle of Poverty goes to the USA, Colombia, and Haiti to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky: read more

  • Friends of Mukai Event Features Historic Preservation Expert
    Friends of Mukai will present a program featuring Michael Sullivan, Principal and Historian of Artifacts Consulting, Inc. at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 29th at the Vashon Maury Island Land Trust Building.  Friends of Mukai commissioned his firm to perform a detailed architectural assessment of the historic landmarked Mukai fruit barreling plant for Friends of Mukai. 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
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 01/27 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Considerable cloudiness. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 01/28 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 53F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 01/29 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 55F. Winds light and variable.
Clear
Friday 01/30 10%
Clear
Sun and a few passing clouds. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 01/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
Rain
Sunday 02/01 80%
Rain
Rain likely. High around 50F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

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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