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Water Taxi Cancelled Memorial Day

May 29th, 2022 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

From Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service The Vashon Island route of the King County Water Taxi will not be in service tomorrow, Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular service resumes on Tuesday, May 31 Vashon-Maury Island Emergency Alerts  Alerts are broadcast on WQHK 1650AM, KVSH 101.9FM, VoV App, VashonBePrepared and Voice […]

Become a VoV Sustaining Member!

February 11th, 2022 - Posted in Blog

Sustaining memberships are available now! We run two radio stations, an Emergency Alert Service, a TV station, a free smartphone app and a robust website. Help maintain this valuable community service. 

Water Taxi Cancelled

December 29th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

This is the Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service: The Vashon Island Taxi is canceling for the remainder of this morning due to sustained northerly high winds overnight through this morning, which is causing unsafe conditions at the Vashon dock. They will monitor the marine weather throughout the day and hope to resume service for […]

Tahlequah Ferry Back

December 27th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

This is the Voice of Vashon Emergency Alert Service providing a message from the Washington State Ferries: The hoist motor at the Tahlequah terminal has been repaired and service will resume on the route beginning with the 1:40 p.m. from Point Defiance. Thanks Windermere  Voice of Vashon thanks Windermere Vashon Real Estate for their support, making 1650AM […]

After Snow Update

December 27th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

AFTER SNOW ADVISORY IMPACTS-UPDATE This is a message from various agencies: Sub-freezing temperatures, snow accumulations, and challenging road conditions continue for Vashon and Maury islands. Low temperatures and more snow accumulations are in the forecast for the rest of this week.FERRIES:The Point Defiance/Tahlequah route is out of service until further notice due to an issue with […]

Alert ~ Extreme Cold and Weather Impacts

December 26th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Blog

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY This is a message from multiple agencies regarding the weather and its’ impacts: All Metro buses are operating on their designated snow routes and may also be delayed.Road conditions at this time are hazardous and should be avoided unless there is an emergency. Avoid back road shortcuts and stay on the main […]


October 12th, 2021 - Posted in Blog

Bill Reid, you continue to do a great job with Alternative Vashon! I love the hour slot and makes me feel like Im back in the 90s again. Love that I can stream the ones I missed while driving home from work. Keep it up Bill! ~ Dave L Hello Geoff, You’ve delivered some sunshine […]


September 21st, 2021 - Posted in Blog

VoV’s Emergency Alert Team  has an email list dedicated to keeping people informed, comfortable and safe during power outages, ferry disruptions, road closures and more. Over 150 safety and comfort alerts are sent out by VoV’s Emergency Alert Team each year. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TODAY!

VoV Rejects Racism and Hate

June 14th, 2020 - Posted in Blog

As we listen to news about the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police, we hear echoes from the voices of too many other persons of color who came before him.   Their voices will not be silenced. We must hear their voices, say their names, and raise each of our unique voices […]

Storefront Studio Start to Finish

January 2nd, 2016 - Posted in Blog

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 […]