Archive for the ‘Alerts’ Category

ROAD CLOSURE AND DETOUR- UPDATE

October 11th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Road Closure and Detour on 103 AV SW-Ferry dock hill- UPDATE This is a message from King County Roads: The earlier posted message about a road closure and detour has been postponed until next week October 16th and 17th. On those dates Heights Water on Vashon will be completing paving work between 8:00 a.m. – […]

ROAD CLOSURE AND DETOUR

October 11th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Road Closure and Detour on 103 AV SW-Ferry dock hill This is a message from King County Roads: On October 11 and 12, Heights Water on Vashon will be completing paving work between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.(weather permitting) on 103rd Ave SW on Vashon. 103rd Ave SW will be open to northbound traffic only […]

HELICOPTERS, HOT DOGS, FIRE ENGINES!

October 4th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Be Ready for Emergencies All are welcome at this Saturday’s VIFR open house and Prepare Fair at the main fire station on Bank Road. – A Life Flight chopper will land around Noon. Kids get to sit in the chopper! – Lots of fire engines and ambulances on display. Kids get to sit in the […]

MISSING WOMAN FOUND SAFE

September 28th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

The missing older woman has been found after an overnight search. She’s okay. The woman had gone missing in the vicinity of the IGA grocery store in downtown Vashon yesterday afternoon. Vashon CERT and King County Sheriffs Search and Rescue were activated to conduct the search. This message was posted at 6:00am Friday, September 28th.

WOMAN MISSING FROM IGA AREA, DOWNTOWN VASHON

September 27th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Search Underway An older woman has gone missing in the vicinity of the IGA grocery store in downtown Vashon. If you see her or know where she might be, please call 9-1-1. She is Eileen Carlson, 73 years old, 5′ 1″ tall. Blondish-gray long hair. She was last seen between 1:00pm and 2:00pm Thursday when […]

ROAD CREWS AND FLAGGERS WORKING AT NORTH END

September 27th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Today/Tomorrow: Allow Extra Time for Ferry Travel Here’s a notification from the King County Road Services Division. Expect lane restrictions on the approach to the north end ferry terminal both today and tomorrow between 7:00am and 5:00pm. Rumble stripe installation will take place on Vashon Highway between SW 210th Street and the north end ferry […]

HOUR LONG WAIT DEPARTING FAUTLEROY

September 21st, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: As of 3:30pm drivers will encounter an estimated one hour wait departing Fauntleroy due to heavy vehicle traffic boarding the vessels. Updates will be provided as conditions change. Updates will occur as conditions change. See VesselWatch for actual departures and estimated arrival times For more information, please visit […]

BURN BAN LIFTED

September 21st, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Outdoor Burning Ban Lifted This is a message from the Vashon Island Fire & Rescue: There is no longer a ban on outdoor burning. However, requirements for safe outdoor burning should be followed. Click on the link to VIFR on the right side of this notice for more information This message was posted at 08:15 […]

Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: As of 4:30pm on Thursday 9/20. Due to loading/offloading delays caused by heavy vehicle traffic, all vessels are running an estimated 15 to 25 minutes behind schedule. Updates will occur as conditions change. See VesselWatch for actual departures and estimated arrival times For more information, please visit the […]

Quartermaster Shellfish Advisory Summary: Paralytic Shellfish Poison has been detected at unsafe levels in Quartermaster Harbor and as a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed the Harbor to recreational shellfish harvest. The commercial harvest is not affected. People should always check the DOH shellfish safety website before harvesting shellfish. Paralytic Shellfish […]

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