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.


  • Power Restoration

    Sunday August 30, 2015 5:13 pm

    This is a message from Puget Sound Energy: PSE is making good, steady progress on Vashon Island this afternoon but their outage map is lagging behind with restoration information so please be advised that it may not be accurate. If your power remains out, please do call PSE at 888-225-5773 to obtain updated information. At this ...
  • High Winds & Power Outages

    Saturday August 29, 2015 12:16 pm

    This is a message from Puget Sound Energy: Please note that there are numerous island wide power outages affecting an unknown number of customers at this time. Crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible. Due to the high winds today, outages are expected so please plan accordingly and NEVER approach a downed power ...

    Thursday August 27, 2015 12:48 pm

    This is a message from Washington State Ferries: Drivers should anticipate heavier than normal motorcycle traffic on Vashon Island this Sunday, Aug. 30, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To expedite processing through the tollbooth, riders are encouraged to pre-purchase their ferry tickets online or at a kiosk at any terminal. Due to construction at the Vashon ...
  • Ferry Alert: Plan For Reduced Capacity Week Of 8/24

    Friday August 21, 2015 9:44 pm

    Ferry Alert: Plan For Reduced Capacity Week Of 8/24 This is a message from Washington State Ferries: Starting Monday, Aug. 24, customers are advised to prepare for at least a week of longer than usual wait times due to a temporary vessel downsizing on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route. The temporary downsizing is needed to maintain a full, system-wide ...