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  1. Power Outages: 150+ customers in Gatewood, Upper Fauntleroy; 4,100+...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | West Seattle Blog

    More to come. 3:09 PM: The cause isn't listed yet but the restoration guesstimate is 9 pm - as always, we caution that it can be fixed a lot sooner or much later.

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  2. See the open house maps/charts with draft height, cross-streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | West Seattle Blog

    If you went to the Sound Transit light rail open house in West Seattle this past Tuesday - or the one last night in Ballard - you probably saw the maps/charts that were laid out on tables for sticky-note comments. They were a different way of presenting information about the "representative alignment" - the "starting point" routes and elevation - and so we asked ST if we could get digital copies to share.

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  3. School-Bus Strike Over: Agreement approved, drivers told after voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | West Seattle Blog

    That's the scene earlier today at the Teamsters Local 174 hall in Tukwila, where First Student school-bus drivers voted on the agreement announced Friday. The photo is from West Seattle driver Al , who provided updates during the 7-day strike, and told us earlier that everyone he'd talked to was in favor of the agreement.

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  4. West Seattle Saturday: Happy Neighbor Day! Fire-station open houses,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | West Seattle Blog

    MEDITATION 101: Get your weekend off to a calm start. 9 am-11 am class at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church , taught by Peter Drummond .

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  5. SW District Council tonight, Stakeholders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | West Seattle Blog

    Even before we get to next week's first open house for the Sound Transit West Seattle-Ballard light-rail extension, it will be part of three meetings tonight and tomorrow. TONIGHT: Added to the Southwest District Council agenda , the Junction Neighborhood Organization 's presentation on what's known so far about the "representative alignment" .

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  6. High Point man charged with buying sex from 16-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | West Seattle Blog

    Charges are now filed in a case that's attracted some national attention because of the defendant's profession. 36-year-old High Point resident Jess Cliffe is charged with one count of commercial sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly buying sex from a 16-year-old he met online.

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  7. Traffic Alert: Sdot crew to work on 6 West Seattle traffic signals tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | West Seattle Blog

    The Seattle Department of Transportation advises travelers that work is being done at six intersections in West Seattle to install new traffic control components so that they are compatible with the latest traffic control operating system. The new equipment will allow improved system operations and updated pedestrian crossing times.

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  8. Camp Second Chance: Looking ahead to Sunday's Community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | West Seattle Blog

    Above you can read the city's contract with LIHI for its first four months of operating Camp Second Chance , the city-sanctioned encampment at 9701 Myers Way S., on the southeast edge of West Seattle. We obtained the contract from the city Human Services Department while looking ahead to Sunday's monthly meeting of the Community Advisory Committee for the encampment .

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  9. Stairway Closed: Sdot work at Fauntleroy/DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | West Seattle Blog

    Discovered this morning that the stairway at SW Director Street/upper Fauntleroy Way, between the Fauntleroy fish-ladder viewpoint and northbound RapidRide C Line stop, is closed for SDOT work.

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  10. West Seattle Wednesday: Highland Park Action Committee, Lincoln Park South Play Area, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | West Seattle Blog

    Education, entertainment, community involvement all on tap for the rest of your Wednesday. From the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : STORY TIME WITH LOCAL AUTHOR KERRI KOKIAS : 10:30 am at West Seattle Library , local author Kerri Kokias reads from her new children's book "Snow Sisters."

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  11. DEVELOPMENT: West Seattle's third tower crane going upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks for the tip about a crane visible from North Admiral, looking toward the water. We went over and discovered it's a tower crane going up for what you might know best as the project on the ex- Alki Tavern site .

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  12. What's up for the rest of your SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    IF YOU'RE HEADED ACROSS THE BAY but not headed to Women's March 2.0 be aware that it's happening now, starting on Capitol Hill with an 11 am rally and marching to Seattle Center . Some streets are closed and some transit will be re-routed/changed.

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  13. West Seattle Friday: Ways to launch your weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    WINE: Stop in and enjoy a glass of wine at Viscon Cellars ; bottles available for purchase too. Tasting room open 5-9 pm.

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  14. Save the Date! Sub Pop's 30th anniversary party set for Alki Beach on August 11thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    One BIG beach party is in the works for Alki this summer seven months away, but that's not too far off for you to save the date. Legendary Sub Pop Records just shared the news with us so we could share it with you: To celebrate 30 years of releasing somewhat well-regarded records, CDs, and tapes , Sub Pop Records is hosting an entirely FREE event we've taken to calling SPF30 .

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  15. Traffic/Transit Today: Wednesday watch, and previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    RAPIDRIDE H LINE MEETINGS: 5-8 pm tonight in Burien, it's the first drop-in meeting related to the conversion of Route 120 to RapidRide H Line. Tomorrow night, White Center; next Wednesday, Delridge.

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  16. Southwest District Council: Hot topics from Councilmember Herbold;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    New year, new information - many community updates filled last night's first 2018 meeting of the Southwest District Council , representatives of groups and organizations around western West Seattle. The meeting was the first under SWDC's new leadership, co-chairs Tamsen Spengler and Amanda Sawyer , with secretary Roxane Rusch .

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  17. Neighborhood New Year's Eve 2017: Highland Park Improvement...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    You can make it a neighborhood New Year's Eve again this year by celebrating with Highland Park Improvement Club - starting with the all-ages Not-So-Silent-Night Parade along nearby streets. As also featured in the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide , here's the full night's lineup for Sunday at HPIC: Join us in our annual celebration of the New Year.

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  18. GRATITUDE: The Christmas People say thanks for your 2017 help, and look ahead to 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    A message of gratitude today from The Christmas People - who, as previewed here, served a free Christmas dinner in West Seattle as well as distributing hundreds of meals to people in need elsewhere in the city, made possible by many donations: More than 100 families from the West Seattle Community made merry the hearts of hundreds of homeless people during the Christmas holiday by donating a total of 7600 cookies, making financial donations, and giving 360 hours of combined labor in the kitchen, serving, sitting with those who were alone, sorting cookies, delivering meals to shut-ins, and delivering meals to the shelters in Seattle we serve at Christmas.

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  19. FRIDAY: Give blood, help a college studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    If you can give blood this Friday at a mobile donation drive in West Seattle, it'll help a local college student as well as potentially saving lives. University of Washington-Bothell health-studies student Dennise Lopez , a Chief Sealth International High School graduate, is hosting a Bloodworks Northwest drive to earn scholarship money , noon-6 pm Friday at Roxbury Safeway .

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  20. Christmas Snow 2017: West Seattle scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks for the photos and video! The snow just stopped, again, with more than 2" officially on the ground, 20 hours after the first flakes, and it's time to take a good long look before the great meltdown . Here's an aerial view: Maybe if Al 's cat Star knew there were "snow rats," it wouldn't have been such a difficult decision about going outside: By the way, if you find a pet today - or any other day of the year - remember that our West Seattle Lost/Found Pets page is here , and you can e-mail us info at editor@westseattleblog.com .

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