Vashon News

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  • 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

  • When All Else Fails, Do the Dishes
    We watched the Seahawks game against the Packers. Before it started I said to my son that I hoped it was a good game. At the end of the fourth quarter with the score tied, my son turned to me and asked, “Is this tense enough for you?” read more

  • Roger Fernandes: Teachings of the First People
    The season of short days and long nights, of cold rain outside and warm fires inside the longhouse, was perfectly suited for the native Salish people of Puget Sound to tell stories in the evenings.  According to Roger Fernandes, “For all of human history there has been storytelling. It is the most effective and powerful way of sharing, teaching, and communicating.” read more

  • Vashon allied Arts & Voice of Vashon share in PSE Grant
    Vashon Island emergency preparedness got a big boost last Friday when Puget Sound Energy Foundation delivered a truly big check to Voice of Vashon and Vashon Allied Arts. The two grants total $30,000. read more

  • “Evocation” Part I- The Martin Luther King Jr Bit
    He emerged from the finished basement which had become our family’s recreation room looking like he had been threatened with immediate death. His deep brown eyes had a tinge of “wild seeking escape” to them.  His usually erect shoulders were even further drawn back. read more

  • Your Mom Was Right
    When she said, “Eat your vegetables, they’re good for you,” she had the nutritional fact right, but she could have put it in a more kid-enthusing way. And she could have cooked the veggies in chicken broth, or put a little butter with them.   read more

  • The Van Redeker Band
    Vashon Island’s new musical trio, The Van Redeker Band, will be appearing live in concert at Havurat on Saturday, January 24th, at 7 PM. read more

  • Sunday Social Hour returns!
    With a New Year comes a fresh new Sunday Social Hour – a chance to listen, laugh, ponder, visit and enjoy life on this island of ours. The REV returns with a stage full of talented guests: Jeff & Cindy Hoyt, Terri Cole, Jon Whalen, Lyn McManus, Jim Farrell, David Godsey, Lou Mangione, Maijah Sanson-Frey and music from the band – Loren Sinner, Chaz Reed, Steve Meyer…and More!!!! read more

  • Clinton Fearon
    Always a crowd pleaser on Vashon Island, Clinton Fearon & The Boogie Brown Band is coming back to the Red Bicycle for another amazing performance of his roots reggae music on Saturday, Jan 24th. 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. 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
Partly Cloudy
Monday 01/26 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 58F. Winds light and variable.
Overcast
Tuesday 01/27 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 54F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 01/28 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 01/29 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 01/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 53F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 01/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 53F. Winds light and variable.

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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