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.



    Thursday January 14, 2016 9:15 am

    Here is a message from King County Water Taxi: The Vashon Island and West Seattle routes of the King County Water Taxi will not be in service on Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This message was posted at 8:55 am on Thur, Jan 14, 2016 and will be updated as necessary.
  • MLK Day Ferry Schedule

    Wednesday January 13, 2016 4:36 pm

    Schedules for Water Taxi and Ferries on MLK JR holiday. Here is a message from Washington State Ferries: ALL ROUTES: On Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Washington State Ferries will sail on a regular weekday sailing schedule. Here is a message from King County Metro: In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, Metro will operate ...

    Sunday January 3, 2016 6:35 pm

    This is a message from: National Weather Service The National Weather Service predicts a 60% chance of snow on Vashon-Maury islands tonight. Drivers are advised to use caution and reduce speeds on Island roads due to frozen snow and black ice. This message was posted at 5:30PM on Sunday, January 4 and will be updated as needed.
  • Schedules for Water Taxi and Ferries Over This Weekend

    Thursday December 31, 2015 6:56 pm

    The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will operate on a normal sailing schedule, Friday, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). The weekend schedule will be normal. The Point Defiance/Tahlequah route will operate on a normal weekday sailing schedule through the final sailings of the day on Dec. 31. The route will switch to a weekend schedule on Friday, Jan. 1 ...