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  • VHS Live Sports Broadcasts On KVSH 101.9FM
    Voice of Vashon is now broadcasting Vashon High School sports live. David Leonhardt has just completed covering the soccer games for VoV unless he makes it off island to cover some of the girls’ playoff games. read more

  • Shape Up Vashon starts its 4th Year with a New Leader
    Laura Wishik is now the Executive Director of SUV replacing the founder, Kathleen Davis.  Her first week included showing FED UP at the Vashon Theater and announcing her seminar series,  “Food for Life”. Come to the first class, Sunday, November 2nd
3:30 – 5:00
at Chautauqua Elementary School read more

  • Who’s Up For Some Roast Captain?
    Join the many friends of Captain Joe Wubbold for “The Great Captain Joe Roast Toast Party” to celebrate Joe’s 80th birthday.  There’ll be big laughs, tall tales, and great music from Geordie’s Byre, who will sing some salty sea shanties (say THAT 3 times fast!)  read more

  • Could Oso Happen on Vashon?
    VashonBePrepared invites the entire community to learn more about landslide risks on Vashon, a risk that ranks in the top three for the Island, right up there along with earthquake and severe weather. read more

  • Free Screening at Vashon Theatre: Hamlet (1948)
    Vashon Theatre would like to thank the community of Vashon as well as the members of Island Greentech for two great years of Digital Projection. Following on the heels of last year’s screening of the 1948 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Gentlemen’s Agreement”, we will be showing the 1949 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Hamlet”. read more

  • To Stretch a Tray of Scallops
    You can still be a frugal cook, even when you splurge on something as expensive as scallops. Frugality is not the same as miserliness. It means not wasting a thing, and making the most of what you have. read more

  • Community Cinema Vashon Presents:
    Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Women & Girls Lead, thanks to the generous support of the Producing Partner, Voice of Vashon, and sponsors Island GreenTech, and the Vashon Theatre read more

  • Laughter is the best medicine:
    Vashon, Seattle & Tacoma residents are encouraged to spend a night together laughing for a cause that is no laughing matter: Domestic Violence.  The DoVE Project, Vashon’s only on-island domestic violence organization will host a Comedy night at the O Space read more

  • Comedy at Red Bike
    Friday October 24, Comedy Night returns just in time for you to not care. Oct 24 is National Taking Care of Business Day and we plan on celebrating. read more

Vashon Beachcomber

  • Locals find success in a tricky island hunting scene
    For years Phil Volker left the island to hunt deer, usually heading east of the mountains. But about a decade ago, Volker said, he realized hunting was just as good right on Vashon, a place he can hunt in his own backyard and where meat is flavored b …

  • Arts center supporters mark groundbreaking
    As heavy rains fell on Saturday, islander Kay White, clad in a long, blue rain poncho, sunk a shovel into a patch of turned-up dirt just outside the Blue Heron.

  • New day care center forms to meet local needs
    When Amanda Lawson moved to Vashon with her husband and infant daughter last year, she was quickly confronted with the island’s limited day care possibilities.

  • Long-awaited skate bowl to be built in Burton
    Almost four years after the Vashon Park District received a King County grant to build an outdoor skatepark, commissioners have voted to move ahead with the project, and construction of a skate bowl at the Burton Adventure Recreation Center (BARC) is …

  • Farmers Market moves indoors for the holiday season
    With a new space and an earlier move indoors, the Farmers Market is looking at past attendance patterns to improve its Holiday Market success this year.

  • New minister leads Unitarian fellowship
    Following the departure of Rev. Carmen McDowell, the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship (VIUF) has welcomed a new minister, Rev. Heather Christensen.

  • Katie Konrad joins women’s health center
    Katie Konrad, a nurse practitioner with a long history on the island, has joined the staff of the Vashon Women’s Health Center.

  • Six tennis players earn all-league status, advance to districts
    The Vashon boys’ tennis team wrapped up its regular season last Friday with the league tournament at Charles Wright Academy. Vashon sent two doubles teams and two singles players to the tournament, and they all advanced to the district tournament to …

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 Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 30, 2014
Rain
59°/48°
It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on October 31, 2014
Rain
52°/39°
It is forcast to be Fog at 11:00 PM PDT on November 01, 2014
Fog
50°/43°
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 10:00 PM PST on November 02, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
54°/46°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM PST on November 03, 2014
Chance of Rain
54°/48°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM PST on November 04, 2014
Chance of Rain
55°/45°

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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