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.


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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.



    Sunday October 16, 2016 11:27 am

    Storm Update POWER OUTAGES Puget Sound Energy reports that 9 customers on the north end of Vashon and 40 customers on Maury Island are experiencing power outages. The estimated return to service is 12:00 PM today. This message was posted at 11:15 AM on Sunday, October 16 and will be updated as

    Saturday October 15, 2016 1:04 pm

    STORM October 2016 Updated Here is a briefing from the National Weather Service (issued 11:00 10/15/16): Winds on Vashon should pick up around 3pm but the most intense wind period will be between 5pm and 10pm. It will be windy all night, dropping off around 5am. Expect sustained south winds of 14 to 19 mph around midafternoon, growing to sustained winds of 23 ...

    Saturday October 15, 2016 8:11 am

    Storm Update for Saturday The early morning Vashon-specific forecasts from the National Weather Service and Weather Underground now predict the storm will be less intense than earlier projected and that it will arrive earlier with highest intensity in the evening hours tonight. For morning and early afternoon today, the Vashon-specific forecasts call for light east wind 5 ...

    Saturday October 15, 2016 3:04 am

    STORM PREPARATION Here is more information that may be helpful in storm preparation: Fall has brought us the first storm of the season, featuring gusting winds and heavy rains. A second storm is expected, beginning Saturday afternoon and lasting through Sunday morning. The biggest danger may be from high gusting winds causing downed trees and power poles, so downed power ...