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.

 

  • WATER TAXI NOT IN SERVICE PRESIDENT’S DAY

    Sunday February 19, 2017 9:00 am

    Here’s a message from King County Water Taxi: The King County Water Taxi will not be in service on the West Seattle and Vashon routes in observance of Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20. This message was posted at 9:00 am on Sunday, February 19, and will be updated as needed.
  • COMCAST 911 OUTAGE RESTORED

    Friday February 10, 2017 9:38 pm

    Area Wide Outage of Comcast 911 Capability Comcast officials and the state emergency management department say the Comcast 911 outage happened at 4pm and was restored at 5:30. Comcast phone customers can now use 911. Comcast said a switch failure i Atlanta caused the outage. This message was posted at 21:30 on ...
  • STATE WIDE OUTAGE OF COMCAST 911

    Friday February 10, 2017 5:18 pm

    Area Wide Outage of Comcast 911 Capability At this time, customers who have Comcast phone lines do not have the ability to dial 911. The alternative is to: * Use your cell phone * Go to a neighbor who has a different land line carrier When using either of these alternative methods, if you don’t get ...
  • ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE

    Friday February 10, 2017 8:33 am

    103rd Avenue SW on Vashon Island near the north ferry terminal will remain closed until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning (Friday, Feb. 10) due to a slide. From 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. the roadway will be open to northbound traffic only in order to accommodate ferry rush hour traffic. At 9 ...

 

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