The Vashon Loop
- 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
- 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 …
- Experts, Oso residents will speak at forum about landslides on Vashon
Islanders can learn about local landslide risk and preparing for landslides at a special Vashon Be Prepared meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at McMurray Middle School
- Fitzgibbon opposed by newcomer who wants state to fund private schools
Joe Fitzgibbon, who has represented Vashon in the state House or Representatives for four years, is challenged this fall by a political newcomer running on the platform that the state should solve its education funding problem by indirectly funding p …
- County says amendments dropped in 2012 were not ready for town plan
King County did not move forward on amendments submitted by Vashon’s Town Plan Committee in 2012 after the amendments came in at the last moment and weren’t all suitable for the town plan, according to John Starbard, director of the county’s Departme …
- At The Little House, an island icon bids farewell
After nearly 39 years as the owner of The Little House, Bettie Edwards has announced she will close the shop at the end of this month.
- Ferries may go to two-boat schedule this weekend
The triangle route may to go two-boat schedule this weekend, beginning on Saturday afternoon.
- State begins replacing contaminated yards
Mary Martin is getting a new yard. Last week, Martin looked out her kitchen window at a large excavator and explained how just days before, contractors had staked out the yard outside her modest Maury Island home and carefully scraped off a foot of t …
- The DoVE Project begins teen outreach with dating abuse workshops
In an effort to address the issues of abuse and violence in teen relationships, Vashon’s anti-domestic violence organization, The DoVE Project, will host free workshops for both middle and high schoolers next week.
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
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Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
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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
- One killed in US school shooting
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
- Card firms 'fail' on rights advice
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.
- Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
- 'Edging toward the EU exit?' – the front pages
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
- Scottish Labour leader to stand down
Johann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party with immediate effect after criticising her Westminster colleagues.
- VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
- VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.
- US golf boss sacked in Poulter row
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.