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  • Bromance
    Earth Month brought an orca bloom to Vashon. Multiple groups of killer whales visited Island waters. In mid-April, two distinct ecotypes traversed the territory, gingerly avoiding each other. read more

  • Irk Day
    As anyone reading this column should know by now, I have come to dread the second and fourth Tuesday of any given month. read more

  • King County Community Service Area program hosts spring town hall meeting
    Residents of unincorporated King County can meet with County officials, learn about small grant opportunities for their community, and be informed about current County work in their community during a series of town hall-style open houses, scheduled in May.  read more

  • Festival logo 2014
    The Vashon Chamber of Commerce is excited to unveil the 2014 Vashon Strawberry Festival logo created by Nancy Sipple.  read more

  • FREE Tickets to Every Child on Vashon for RED TIGER TALES!
    One Show Only – Sunday, April 27 at 4pm Four red-nose clowns, garbed in red and cream robes and red felt hats, perch atop each other. The one on the tip-top is shouting, enthusiastically…   read more

  • Bye Bye Birdie
    Set in the 1950s, Bye Bye Birdie is loosely based on the Elvis Presley phenomenon, and the effect he has on one small American town. read more

  • Welcome Spring
    Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra’s April 25 concert welcomes Spring with Delius’ lush On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring and Air and Dance, Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1 read more

  • Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays
    Delilah Pearl and The Mantarays perform sultry ballads and jazzy rousers from the era of the divas: Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald read more

  • My Brother Kissed Mark Zuckerberg
    Be Inspired! Two brothers lead very different lives on opposite coasts, but when one brother is diagnosed with HIV in 1988, their worlds are immediately drawn together, transforming both men forever. 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.

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
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Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Weather for Vashon Island
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It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 24, 2014
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It is forcast to be Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 26, 2014
It is forcast to be Rain Showers at 11:00 PM PDT on April 27, 2014
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It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM PDT on April 28, 2014
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It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM PDT on April 29, 2014

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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