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.


  • King County Metro Schedule for Memorial Day

    Sunday May 24, 2015 10:17 am

    *Here’s a message from King County Metro * The Vashon route of the King County Water Taxi will not be in service in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. Washington State ferries at the North and South ends of Vashon are currently running on time, but travelers are advised to plan ahead ...
  • All Ferries Running Through Fauntleroy Delayed

    Thursday May 7, 2015 7:47 am

    This message was posted at 8:43am, on Thurs. May 7th and will be updated as needed. According to the Washington State Ferries Alert System: Service to and from the Fauntleroy Terminal is temporarily suspended due to necessary repairs. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. We apologize for the inconvenience. According to ...
  • Notification – Metro Routes to Vashon Rerouted Off Fauntleroy

    Thursday April 30, 2015 6:21 pm

    This message was posted at 7:18pm on Thursday, April 30th and will be updated as needed. This alert comes to you from King County Metro. Rts 116, 118 and 119 continue to be rerouted off Fauntleroy Way SW. Use the stops on Fauntleroy Way SW, just east of California Av SW or south of SW Myrtle ...
  • Notification: Ferry delays

    Tuesday April 21, 2015 7:46 pm

    *This is a message from the Washington State Ferries:* *The Fauntleroy terminal is experiencing up to two hour waits that will have an impact on Vashon and Southworth sailing times being delayed as well. * For further information, go to their website at and click on the ferry link. This ...