Vashon News

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  • sxwobabc Exhibit Wins Awards
    The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum’s special exhibit on its indigenous people, the sxwoabc, which was displayed from June 2014 through mid-March 2015, has received three awards from state and national organizations. read more

  • Vashon Dance Academy performs Mary Poppins at VHS Theatre
    Every year, Dance!Vashon brings a familiar tale to life through the beautiful art of dance. These productions feature original choreography and music and are performed by students of Vashon Dance Academy. read more

  • Marj’s Home Remedies Part 2: Burns
    Of course, your best bet is to avoid burns in the first place. I keep hot pads in the kitchen drawer next to the stove, and know from experience to use them. read more

  • Fighting Fire with Water: An Open Letter to Rachel Dolozal, Dylann Roof, and My Little Village
    Dear Rachel, Dylann, and My Little Village, read more

  • Relief
    One of the feelings which is part and parcel of grief but seldom is mentioned is relief. The relative silence on the subject is perhaps due to the guilt a person might feel admitting that he or she feels relief that someone has died. read more

  • Gratefull Dead Fare Thee Well
    Come join us on beautiful and funky Vashon Island, at the one and only Open Space for Arts & Community, on July 3, 4 and 5 – to celebrate, to dance, and to party one last time with the Grateful Dead. read more

  • Hillstomp
    At it’s core, the band consists of Henry Kammerer (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals) and John Johnson (Buckets, Drums, Clanks, Grunts); two worn, but exuberant voices singing and shouting above a swirling mass of banjo, buckets, slide, washboard, and car parts. read more

  • Vashon Island Garden Tour 2015
    To help plan your Tour, here is a preview of the amazing gardens and Garden Art Market, a schedule of gardening seminars, and sneak peek of artists in the gardens. Tickets—$25, valid both days—are available at VAA, Heron’s Nest and read more

  • Before there were Skis on Vashon
     “Oh-No, another red light”, I said to myself, as I pushed hard on the brake pedal, trying to stop my 38 Pontiac for the light. The mercury in the back seat slopped yet another time and rolled out the rusty holes in the floorboards to grease the street between East Marginal Way and the Fauntleroy ferry dock. 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.

Stay updated on most King County Schools here: Public Schools Emergency Communication System.

South Sound and Kitsap School information can be found here:

Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

Puget Sound Tide Tables
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Wednesday 07/01 0%
Plentiful sunshine. High near 85F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday 07/02 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 88F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 07/03 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 88F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 07/04 10%
Sunny skies. High 86F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 07/05 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 89F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 07/06 0%
Sunny. High 89F. Winds SW 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.

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