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  • The Rebel of the Road!
    Hey all you old car and movie buffs, have we got a show for you! On Saturday the 30th at 5:00 in the evening we will have a showing of one of the best hot rod movies of all time, The Rebel of the Road! read more

  • Hallway of Ghosts
    I have been locked into a different routine as of late. My day generally begins with a plate of eggs and a cup of coffee that I carry out onto the back deck. read more

  • Huzzah for Hamburgers!
    You could make a package of ground lean beef or bison into meat loaf, but then you’d have to heat up the oven. and the weather is seldom cool enough for that yet. read more

  • Three Points Above Einstein
    Inch by inch, piece by piece, I unpacked. That which had been boxed and put in storage in the Spring of 2013 was now, in the summer of 2014 being carefully placed in just the right places. It had been, to quote Eugene Peterson, a huge long obedience in a single direction. read more

  • The Joys of Later Life
    I knew a couple, both in their seventies, who lost a son to suicide. When the mother replied to my sympathy card, she said that she was sad that her son would not come to know the joys of later life. read more

  • Larry Murante
    Larry Murante’s beautifully woven stories about every day folks, set to song combine compassionate, socially conscious lyrics and an upbeat, joyful, energetic folk/rock style. read more

  • The Island Jazz Quintet
    The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi will be shining its spotlight on one of the most innovative jazz bands in the Northwest read more

  • The Dance Club that Vashon has always needed… is here
    From your friends at Open Space for Arts & Community, here’s another reason to not leave the island… and still get what you need! read more

  • 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

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 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
It is forcast to be Fog at 11:00 PM PDT on September 01, 2014
Fog
73°/54°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on September 02, 2014
Chance of Rain
68°/50°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM PDT on September 03, 2014
Partly Cloudy
68°/48°
It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on September 04, 2014
Clear
68°/50°
It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on September 05, 2014
Clear
75°/52°
It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on September 06, 2014
Clear
75°/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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