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  • VoV’s Old Man Winter Raffle
    Enter to win $2,000 cash and support VoV alerts.  When the power is out. When ferries are disrupted. When storms are wreaking havoc on our island. When everything we rely on goes wrong… you can count on VoV Alerts to tell you when and how it will all be right again. Get important information from […]

  • Drama Dock presents “A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol”
    A comedy-drama-musical treat for Vashon audiences of all ages arrives just in time for full-out holiday fun. Opening Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 pm, “A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol” brightens the stage at Vashon Center for the Arts for five shows over the next two weekends. The pandemonium of a live 1943 radio show replete […]

  • Classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker, returns to VCA with some surprises
    When the curtain rises at Kay Hall on December 13,14, and 15, the beloved overture to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker will transport audience members back in time to a Victorian parlor on a snowy Christmas Eve, where Vashon Center for Dance (VCD) dancers will portray Clara’s enchanting world and vivid imagination in The Nutcracker ballet. For almost […]

  • A staged reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
    Islanders are invited to experience the magic of Charles Dickens’ prose first-hand December 14thand 15that Open Space for Arts and Community. In this staged reading adapted from the original novel, the audience will be transported into the world of the beloved novel as the ensemble present the story that has inspired countless adaptations in theater, […]

  • Concerts in the Dark The Paperboys
    The Vashon Park District is proud to present our first ever Concert in the Dark! Join us at the Vashon Theater on Thursday, December 12th at 8:00 pm as we continue to expand our recreational programming by welcoming back one of the island’s favorite folk rock bands – the Paperboys. Just like Concerts in the […]

  • Studio V..
    Studio V.. Is a curious and fanciful jewel hidden right in the heart of downtown Vashon, filled to the brim with unique surprises. What is it ? A design and sewing studio, working together for over 10 years. Who is it ? Sally Baker Shivers, of Wild Life Clothing Company , is a 3rd generation […]

  • Biggest Art Tour Ever!
    If you think you’ve seen it all, think again! This season’s Vashon Island Visual Artists Studio Tour will feature work by 112 artists at 45 locations!  Spread your visits out over the two weekends, Dec 7-8 and 14th-15th, from 10am-4pm. Pick up a brochure/map at most Island businesses, or go online to VIVArtists.com to plot […]

  • Talkin’ Turkey
    This year we expect  about ten people for Thanksgiving dinner. Daughter  Jeannie has volunteered to bring dessert. Grandson Atom will bring turkey dressing, vegetable, and “probably” potatoes. I intend to produce fresh cranberry relish and perhaps supply a can of conventional cranberry sauce.  Son John M usually brings an assortment of things for us to […]

  • Radiation and Hallmark Movies
    Radiation treatments are done. Four weeks, five days a week. I got off easy, as far as cancer treatment goes. Still, stuff happens. My radiation therapist, Angus, told me that skin damage from the radiation would become worse after the radiation stopped. He did not lie. Radiation has left me fatigued, and with “radiation brain,” […]

Vashon Beachcomber

  • Horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of hoarding, abandonment
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Sharon Hunter said the horses would be staying on the land for just a few weeks — but it’s alleged she more or less abandoned them there. Horses seized in Enumclaw …

  • Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s. Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote Aaron Kunkler …

  • King County approves environmental justice provision
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. King County approves env …

  • Roger Sherman
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. He was a devoted husband and father who never hesitated to show his love or support to loved ones. Roger Sherman Wire Service

  • Neil Drawbridge
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Everyone who knew Neil loved his humor and honesty. Neil Drawbridge Wire Service

  • Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services. Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthous …

  • Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. The artist roster has grown to the largest Holiday Tour ever this year. Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone Wire Service

  • Park, fire districts closing in on interlocal agreement
    Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Your local homepage. Negotiations over contract for fire protection services have taken more than a year. Park, fire districts closing in on interlocal agreement Paul Rowley

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

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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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