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.

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.


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

Learn more about the VoV Alert System.


  • Fauntleroy Booth Closure & Fare Increases

    Monday April 25, 2016 4:39 pm

    Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Washington State Ferries will be installing wireless access points at the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal on April 26 and 27 that will require the closure of one of the two toll booths. This work will occur between 7:20 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. They apologize for any inconvenience, ...
  • FERRY DELAYS 4.25 to 5.31

    Monday April 25, 2016 7:14 am

    Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Beginning Monday, April 25 through Tuesday, May 31, one of the two slips at the Vashon Terminal will be closed on Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Service may be delayed during these times when more than one ferry needs to use the available slip. To ...

    Tuesday April 19, 2016 4:42 pm

    Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: On Wednesday, April 20, drivers should plan for intermittent delays loading and unloading at Vashon terminal from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 5:30 p.m. while crews pave the eastern edge of the trestle. Customers also can expect multiple large construction trucks on Pt. Defiance/Tahlequah throughout the day. This work is part ...
  • Ferry Slip Repair May Cause Delays

    Sunday April 3, 2016 7:36 pm

    Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Please plan ahead for possible service delays on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, April 4, through Thursday, April 7, while they install a new fender and make repairs to one of the slips at the Vashon terminal. This work is dependent on the tides and ...