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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 […]

Old Man Winter is Here

November 29th, 2021 - Posted in Uncategorized

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November 16th, 2021 - Posted in Uncategorized

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November 16th, 2021 - Posted in Uncategorized

With the recent storms here on Vashon, we are reaching out to all community members who found our Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service posts helpful and informative. Voice of Vashon volunteers posts alerts to subscribers of the Alerts email list and on Facebook. We cover everything from the weather, to bus schedules, school closures, food bank distribution centers and more. We […]

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 […]