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.



    Monday September 30, 2019 3:42 pm

    Fare Increases Take Effect Tuesday, October 1 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Please be advised of fare changes for Washington State Ferries (WSF) beginning October 1, 2019: The last day of the summer peak season surcharge for single vehicle fares is Monday, September 30. On Tuesday, October 1, single vehicle fares will return to ...

    Sunday September 22, 2019 8:03 am

    Upcoming Two Boat Schedule and Reduced Capacity Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The Fall sailing season begins on Sunday, September 29. The 124-vehicle Kittitas that is typically assigned to the Triangle route, will be undergoing maintenance at this time. In its place, the 90-vehicle Sealth will substitute on the route for approximately ...

    Saturday September 14, 2019 10:30 am

    Permits Still Required Vashon Island Fire & Rescue has announced that the burn ban has been lifted and burning is allowed only with a permit. Permits are available on The VIFR website at under Fire Safety, Burning and Burning Permits or call their office at (206) 463-2405 for them to mail out, ...

    Thursday September 5, 2019 8:31 am

    Road Closures During First Friday& Stupid Bike Night September 6th, 2019 5:00pm to 11:00pm This is a message regarding the road closures, detour route & parking restrictions in Downtown Vashon on September’s First Friday. Effective September 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm: A section of Vashon Highway will be closed for First Friday Gallery Cruise and Stupid Bike ...