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  1. Kent-based Thunderbird Community Sports Foundation raises $441,000 for youth sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Kent Reporter

    Community sports groups in Kent and surrounding cities have received more than $441,000 in grants since the Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team moved seven years ago to the ShoWare Center in Kent from Seattle. The Thunderbird Community Sports Foundation, supported by fans who buy 50/50 and jersey raffle tickets at home games, has awarded $441,668 since 2009, according to numbers compiled by the foundation, a nonprofit group overseen by a board of local residents and T-Birds officials.


  2. On the Go Week of 2-8-16Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | West Seattle Herald

    Destination Delridge: A Landmark Celebration Fundraiser For the first time in five years, the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association is hosting a fundraiser! We celebrate 20 years of DNDA strengthening the Delridge community, and 10 years of youth and arts education at the dynamic Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. There'll be great food, live entertainment, art, games, and music by some of Seattle's finest! It all happens Fri., Feb. 26th at Metropolist in SoDo.


  3. a City on a Hill | You've come a long way, KexpRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Magnolia News

    It's been a long time since KEXP morning man John Richards regularly broadcast to Seattle from far-off New York, as part of a co-production deal with a station there. On an early December Wednesday morning, Richards led a small group of station staff, volunteers and listeners on a short march from the station's old studios at Dexter Avenue and Denny Way to its new studios in Seattle Center.


  4. Revisiting the Park | a tribute to best friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Madison Park Times

    Making friends with kids living in Madison Park in the '40s was easy. In those days, we were all outside playing war in the woods , baseball on 41st Avenue using manhole covers as bases, tag football in the park and sledding down Madison Street in the winter.


  5. Variation in hospice visits for Medicare patients in last two days of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Medicare patients in hospice care were less likely to be visited by professional staff in the last two days of life if they were black, dying on a Sunday or receiving care in a nursing home, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine . Hospice programs do not have any mandated minimum number of required visits for the most common level of hospice care referred to as routine home care .


  6. State of Downtown? Businesses are interested in the 'Capitol Hill connection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Downtown Seattle Association's annual gathering last week drew over 1,000 business owners, residents, and office tower workers to The Westin hotel Thursday morning. Amid the reports of downtown's growing density and booming job growth , speakers also stressed the importance of connecting downtown to other neighborhoods, especially Capitol Hill.


  7. Leafly Kicks Off 2016 with Star-Studded Cannabis Comedy TourRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Business Wire

    Comedian T.J. Miller performs in front of a sold-out crowd at the first stop on Leafly's Comedy Tour in Seattle. )--After an at-capacity show in Seattle headlined by comedian T.J. Miller, Leafly, the world's cannabis information resource, will continue its three-city cannabis comedy tour with shows in Los Angeles and Denver.


  8. Tammy Smith - GreenwoodRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 |

    Tammy Sue Craddock Smith, 51, resident of 800 Calhoun Avenue, wife of Scott Lee Smith died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Hospice House. Born in Urbana, IL, February 10, 1964, she was a daughter of Sonya Sue Parsons Morris and the late Tommy Allen Craddock.


  9. "Intelligent people know that the empire is on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Salon

    After almost 30 years in the CIA, Ray McGovern became a truth-teller. He sits down with Salon for a long debriefing I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills.


  10. Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for February 9-16, Featuring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 |

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Songs of Tor & Lisa, ft.


  11. Paul PughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Wenatchee World

    Paul Pugh, 88, died on January 31, 2016, from complications of a broken hip and dialysis. He was born on June 26, 1927 to Genevieve and Lloyd Randolf in the old Deaconess Hospital in Wenatchee, .


  12. West Seattle Sunday: What else is super todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | West Seattle Blog

    It was a super sunrise - vivid pinks to the east, reflected - as you see in the panorama sent by John Kalinoski - on the Olympic Mountains to the west. Here's what's up for the rest of your Super Bowl Sunday, besides the game : FARMERS' MARKET: Looking for local treats for your game-day party? Or next weekend's Valentine celebration? The market in the street is open 10 am-2 pm as always.


  13. Nelson runner William Wallace wins 800m race in three second personal bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Nelson Mail

    William Wallace took the night off work and responded with the fastest 800m race of his life at Friday's Athletics Nelson Twilight Series Meet at the Saxton Field Athletics Track. Wallace missed a big 800m race at Mahar Cup six days before, because he was working at a local bookstore.


  14. State Senate votes to oust transportation secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Peninsula Daily News

    The state Senate has rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2012. The rare move was taken by the Senate on Friday as majority Republicans and a Democrat who caucuses with them voted 25-21 to not confirm her appointment.


  15. New record show joining Port Townsend festival calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... good time and isn't worried about profits. But, he added, he stands to gain in two areas. "It's bringing people to downtown Port Townsend for another event," he said. "And people who come for the show might end up visiting my store." Overly said ...


  16. 10 reasons Seattle-bashing Republicans can go screw themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... into state coffers. Photo caption: Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant speaks to crowds in front of the downtown Federal Building during the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration March, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. less 1. The roads in ...


  17. Voters to decide fate of Magnolia SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    A large puddle in the middle of a first-floor hallway was thought to be from a leaky roof. Photo by Joe Veyera A faded paper sign that reads, "The First Grade Salutes America," hangs loosely off the wall of a first-floor hallway.


  18. Snapshot in Time: Magnolia | Magnolia School: New life for a new-historic landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Third-graders at Magnolia School in 1935. The children in the back are preparing for a presentation.


  19. Rest in Piece: David BowieRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    The rock musician David Bowie died yesterday. Creativity music and the rock scene is associated with cities.


  20. Help a Neighbor in Need: Donate Your Warm Clothing to the Mister Rogers Sweater DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WebWire

    ... serves the personal financial needs of more than 100,000 member-owners. Sound Credit Union is headquartered in downtown Tacoma with 24 branch locations throughout the Puget Sound area from Lynnwood to Tumwater. About KCTS 9 KCTS 9 brings quality ...


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