Archive for the ‘Alerts’ Category

Southend Ferry Cancelled

December 4th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

South End Ferry Runs Cancelled Saturday Dec 4 Washington State Ferries have cancelled all ferries from the south end until further notice. WSF says the cancellation has been required by a shortage of crew.The only alternate routes are the north end ferry triangle route via Fauntleroy or Southworth. This message was posted at 5:00am on […]

Big Turnout for School Vaccination CampaignOver 250 children are being vaccinated this week at the Vashon Island School District campus, mostly third through fifth graders and some sixth graders — a big turnout from the 8- through 11-year-old crowd. At Last, Getting Their Shots: A weekend vaccination clinic will be coming soon for younger children, […]

Entire Island Without Power

November 15th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

– Entire Island Without Power – School Early Release – Tips for Power Outage ResilienceSituation As of 10:00am today, all power is out for Vashon Island. Puget Sound Energy crews are assessing damage from this morning’s wind. The PSE website indicates power for many customers could be restored by midnight tonight. SchoolVashon Island School District […]

News from VashonBePrepared •Noticias de VashonBePrepared COVID Update Edition • Edición de Actualización en COVID #7 – Friday, November 5, 2021●  School Vaccination Begins Next Week: Register Now●  Booster Vax Operations Shift Back to Pharmacy●  School District Launches Testing for Staff and Students●  Feeling Ill: A Volunteer Does the Right Thing●  Latest Vashon COVID Statistics ●Empezamos a vacunar en las […]

FERRY ALERT Oct 11 UPDATE

October 11th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

South End Ferry RepairedNorth End Ferry Service at 3 Boats The Tahlequah/Point Defiance route is running again. It was shut down earlier today due to a generator issue on the Chetzemoka.  The Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth triangle route returned to full three boat service today, despite ongoing crew shortages throughout the Washington State Ferries system.This message was posted […]

FERRY ALERT Oct 11

October 11th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

South End Ferry Not Operating North End Ferry Service Restored The Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth triangle route returns to full three boat service today, despite ongoing crew shortages throughout the Washington State Ferries system. However, the Tahlequah/Point Defiance route isn’t running today. There’s a generator issue on the Chetzemoka.This message was posted at 3:30am Monday, October 11th.

South End Ferry Service Suspended Today Crew shortages have caused Washington State Ferries to cut service to Vashon Island for a third day. The Tahlequah/Point Defiance route isn’t running today. At the north end, the Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth has two boat service, the usual number of boats for Sunday. Ferry service has been reduced for multiple runs […]

FERRY ALERT Oct 9

October 9th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

Crew shortage: 2nd Day of Major Ferry Cuts South End Ferry Not OperatingNorth End Ferry on Two Boat Schedule Washington State Ferries has again taken the Tahlequah/Point Defiance route out of service all day today. At the north end, the Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth route has been reduced to a two boat schedule for the second day.The ferry […]

FERRY ALERT Oct 8

October 8th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized

South End Ferry Not Operating North End Ferry on Two Boat Schedule Washington State Ferries has taken the Tahlequah/Point Defiance route out of service all day today. At the north end, the Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth route has been reduced to a two boat schedule all day today.The ferry system says it reduced service to both of the […]

COVID Update / Actualización sobre COVID-19 McMurray Middle School COVID Exposure Test Results: All Clear Rapid Response Keeps Kids and School Staff in School ~~~~~~ Resultado de pruebas de COVID en la secundaria, McMurray: Todos negativos Una respuesta rápida, mantiene a los niños y empleados EN las escuelas 2021_09_07 McMurray Middle School COVID Exposure Test Results: […]