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Vashon Gets a Snowday

Vashon got a Snowday, when a much anticipated Wednesday morning snow storm brought 6-8 inches of Snow to Vashon-Maury Island. Vashon Schools closed both Wednesday and Thursday.

Snow was supposed to start falling Tuesday prompting the Community council and several other Tuesday meetings and events to cancel. The Wednesday Chamber of Commerce meeting was postponed. Vashon Park District canceled all classes and events.

The Vashon Theater closed for Wednesday night but was expected to be open Thursday.

Ober Park was popular with the sleeders. A few cross country skiers were seen passing through town. Metro busses were on snow routes. King County road crews were reporting very hazardous driving conditions along with several road closures. • 103 Ave. SW. between SW. 112th St. and Vashon Hwy SW, Ferry Dock Hill

• 87 Ave. SW. between Dockton Rd. and SW. Cemetery Rd.

• SW. 268th St. between 94 Ave. SW. and Dockton Rd. SW.

The 5:30 and 6:30 evening sailings of the Downtown Seattle/Vashon Island Water Taxi were canceled Wednesday night due to high winds.

There were no major power outages reported however winds were expected to pick up Wednesday night.

Mixed rain and snow are predicted for Thursday allowing roads to thoaw out.

For up to date road and Vashon Island information that may affect your day tune to Voice of Vashon Standing by at 1650AM.