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.


  • NOTIFICATION: Ferry Cancellation

    Tuesday November 24, 2015 5:59 pm

    This is a message from King County: The Vashon route of the King County Water Taxi has been canceled for tonight due to high winds. Alerts are broadcast on 1650AM, KVSH 101.9FM, the VoV App, VashonBePrepared and Voice of Vashon websites and VoV Facebook page. VoV thanks Windermere Real Estate for their support and for making this alert possible. We encourage ...

    Tuesday November 17, 2015 4:05 pm

    This is a message from Puget Sound Energy: All three transmission lines that feed power to Vashon Island are down. Crews are assessing the damage. Once repairs to the main transmission lines are complete, crews will address the smaller more localized outages. There is no estimated restore time. This message was posted at 3:40 on Tuesday and ...

    Tuesday November 17, 2015 12:04 pm

    HIGH WIND WARNING This is a message from The National Weather Service Statement as of 8:13 AM PST on November 17, 2015 … High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM PST this evening… * wind… south or southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts near 60 mph are expected. * Some affected locations… Shelton… Bremerton… Tacoma… and Seattle. * Timing… the strongest ...
  • High Wind Watch

    Monday November 16, 2015 3:26 pm

    This is a message from The National Weather Service  A high wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. * Wind… south or southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts near 60 mph are possible beginning Tuesday morning and continuing into the afternoon hours. * Effected areas include Vashon, Everett, Shelton, Bremerton,  and Seattle. * The strongest winds are anticipated ...