Alerts

Stay Safe and Informed

Get  important information from Voice of Vashon’s Emergency Alert System on this page and in these ways:


1650 AM
When you see the blinking lights on the fire danger signs at four locations around the Island, you’ll know we’ve posted an alert bulletin. Then tune in 1650AM at home, on you car radio or VoV app.


Emergency Alerts by Email
Sign up for email alerts here.


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Watch for alerts on VoV’s Facebook page.


VoV App
With our free smart phone app, you can tune into KVSH 101.9FM and 1650 Alerts anywhere there’s cell service or wi-fi. Stay safe, informed and entertained even when the power goes out.

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Get the Free VoV App Now!

 

App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch:
Voice of Vashon – KVSH 101.9FM at the App Store on iTunes
 NOTE: iPad users select the iPhone option for the app download.

App for Android phones and tablets:
Voice of Vashon – KVSH 101.9FM – Android Apps on Google Play

 


“I’d like to thank Voice of Vashon for keeping the island informed and up to date with important news and other information. You’ve saved me from waiting on a canceled PO Boat, driving on a closed road and helped me be prepared for inclimate weather more times than I can count!” ~ Grace


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Learn more about the VoV Alert System.

 

  • 1 HOUR DELAY AT FAUNTLEROY TERMINAL FRI 7.22.16

    Friday July 22, 2016 4:21 pm

    Ferry Alert: Fa/Va/So – Route. Delay at Fauntleroy Terminal Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries sent on Friday, July 22, 2016 02:26 PM There is an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing Fauntleroy due to heavy vehicle traffic at the terminal. Updates will occur as conditions change. For more information, please visit the WSF website ...
  • POWER OUTAGE IN THE CHAUTAUQUAH BEACH AREA

    Friday July 22, 2016 9:51 am

    Power Outage Report This is a message from Vashon Island Fire & Rescue: Vashon Island Fire and Rescue reports that a car accident has closed a street in the Chautauquah area. The car hit a pole on 87th Ave near 205th Street. Traffic is limited to local traffic only. The pole must be replaced and the power will be out ...
  • EXPECT HEAVY TRAFFIC FOR VASHON STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL JULY 15-17

    Friday July 15, 2016 6:07 pm

    Faunt/Va/SW – Expect heavy traffic for Vashon Strawberry Festival, July 15-17 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Expect heavy vehicle traffic on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route during the annual Vashon Island Strawberry Festival, July 15 through July 17. North end shuttle bus service will be available from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday and from 9:00 am to ...
  • FERRY SERVICE INTERRUPTION ON THUR, 7.14.2016

    Tuesday July 12, 2016 11:02 am

    Ferry Alert: Faunt/Vash/SW: Southworth Repairs Temporarily Cancels Late Night Service July 14, 2016 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The Southworth terminal will be closed from 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, so that the sheaves and wire rope on the vehicle transfer span can be replaced. The following five sailings to and from Southworth ...