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Travelers Weather Advisory From King County Department of Transportation: As the Puget Sound region takes its first steps into winter, travelers in King County should prepare for the possibility of snow in some areas and possible travel disruptions this weekend. At the moment, the National Weather Service forecasts a rain/snow mix for the greater Seattle […]

Once upon a time there was a radio station (KYYX 96.5 FM) that stole the heart of a young Seattleite where he could hear music no one else was playing. Then one crushing day it suddenly fell silent. It was called ‘The Wave’. It was based on artists and bands that were categorized as ‘New […]

If you own a standby or portable generator, be sure you know how to operate it safely. Improper use may cause carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution or fire. If you suspect carbon monoxide exposure, call 911 immediately. To reduce risk of carbon monoxide exposure * Never install or use your generator indoors or in enclosed or […]

Matthew Alan Thyer is an SFF author who’s fiction has appeared in Oriental Excess, Windrift Books, Future Chronicles, and Kindle Worlds anthologies. He is an Army veteran who served as a signals intelligence analyst. He also worked as an operations engineer, wild-land firefighter, back-country ranger, kayak guide and river rat. Matt’s hobbies include trail running, […]

Islanders heard how the Cascadia Rising earthquake exercise unfolded and, in a way, experienced the aftermath of a real major quake. Voice of Vashon was on the air, broadcasting earthquake information as a key participant in the Exercise, June 7 to 10, 2016. Island Crossroads talk show about Cascade Rising Cascade Rising Story on KPLU VoV’s […]

Artwork by Alex Greenler  The Drew and Mark Show, hosted by Drew Pine (Classic Rock and Beyond) and Mark McCrae-Hokenson (various 91.7 WMCN Macalester College Radio shows), offers up an eclectic mix of palatable music–primarily from both established and emerging independent artists–with a heavy emphasis on music made right here in the Northwest. With live in-studio performances from musicians and bands […]

With nearly 1,500 hours of energized volunteer time and generous financial support from our global listening community, we finished VoV’s new satellite studio in downtown Vashon. There are so many people to thank for making this dream come true, and we expressed our gratitude to all – along with giddy joy – as we hosted […]

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 […]

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