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.


  • Long Waits at Northend Ferry

    Sunday September 27, 2015 4:00 pm

    This is a message from Washington State Ferries: Drivers will encounter waits of up to 60 minutes throughout the day departing the Vashon terminal due to heavy vehicle traffic. Updates will occur as conditions change. This message will be updated as needed.
  • Temporary Road Closure South of Burton on Vashon Hwy

    Monday September 21, 2015 10:39 am

    This is a message from King County Roads: There is a fallen tree just south of Burton on Vashon Highway that is temporarily blocking the road.  Crews are on the scene now and have indicated that it will be cleared very shortly.  Please exercise caution if traveling there for the next 30 minutes.  Road crews will ...
  • Ferry Delays This Afternoon

    Sunday September 20, 2015 2:37 pm

    All three vessels on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route are operating an estimated 10-20 minutes behind schedule due to heavy vehicle traffic boarding the vessel. Wait times may increase during this afternoon so please plan accordingly. WSF apologizes for the inconvenience. Updates will occur when conditions change. This message was posted at 14:00 on Sunday and will be updated ...

    Sunday September 13, 2015 7:45 pm

    This is a message from Washington State Ferries: For Sunday, September 13, the 2:50 pm sailing departing Vashon, the 3:15 pm sailing departing Southworth and the 3:35 pm sailing departing Vashon were all cancelled due to medical emergency transport. Service resumed with the 4:05 pm sailing departing Fauntleroy. Expect possible delays this afternoon and evening.