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.


  • Safety Tips For Summer Heat

    Wednesday July 1, 2015 1:11 pm

    In light of last weekend’s hot temperatures (which are expected to recur throughout the summer) and drier than normal conditions, emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued the following safety directives for King County residents: How to stay safe in hot weather Check on at-risk friends, family, and neighbors twice a day (the very young ...

    Wednesday July 1, 2015 8:27 am

    According to the King County Water Taxi: The Vashon route of the King County Water Taxi will not be in operation for the observed Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 3rd.
  • Boil Water Advisory for Heights Water Has Been Lifted

    Monday June 29, 2015 9:46 am

    This is a message from Heights Water The Department of Health has determined that the Boil Water Advisory for Heights Water HAS BEEN LIFTED for all customers.  All water samples tested negative for contaminants. Heights Water thanks everyone for their patience during this emergency and subsequent health advisory.  This message was posted at 09:30 on Monday and will be updated as ...
  • Southworth Terminal Experiencing Delays of up to 1 Hour

    Sunday June 28, 2015 4:37 pm

    This is a message from Washington State Ferries: Delays of up to one hour are occuring for drivers departing Southworth for Vashon and Fauntleroy due to heavy vehicle traffic. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. This message was posted at 15:40 on Sunday and will be updated as needed.