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  1. Fauntleroy Boulevard: West Seattle Transportation Coalition update ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    The concept of transforming Fauntleroy Way SW into a "boulevard" through The Triangle has been kicking around for many years. But now there's money in the city budget and construction could start before year's end, as announced last fall.


  2. Community Transit to offer limited commuter service on Presidents DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Edmonds

    Community Transit will operate local buses and DART Paratransit service within Snohomish County on a regular schedule on Presidents Day, Feb. 20. Commuter service to and from downtown Seattle and the University District will be reduced that day. Downtown Seattle service will be limited to Routes 402, 413 and 421.


  3. Longtime EPA foe now the boss. Ex-staffers in Seattle predict chaos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, a decision that dismayed many current and former staff of the agency. Pruitt has a long record of suing to overturn the regulations of the agency he now leads.


  4. "Infrastructure and jobs administration" defers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Green Caltrain

    ... is at risk, the promised federal funding for other major projects in the queue, BART to San Jose and the Downtown Extension to Transbay is likely also at risk. We may want to self-fund rather than wait to see when and if the federal government ...


  5. Package thieves return to BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Viewing Feed

    A local resident had a package stolen off the front porch of her home located near 26th Ave NW and NW 64th St on Friday afternoon. "I'm going to have to start using the Amazon lockers.


  6. Seattle's downtown is thriving; let's hope that continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seattle Times

    ... downtown. Will an anti-city agenda in the other Washington break its stride? I received an advance copy of the Downtown Seattle Association's latest report on the central city's progress while I was visiting Phoenix. Although Phoenix is the nation's ...


  7. Man charged with raping girl in Seattle homeless campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Times

    Seattle police have identified three girls - and believe there could be more - who have been passed around and raped by male residents of homeless encampments around the Interstate-90 interchange, according to criminal charges filed this week against one suspect. Nghia Nguyen, a 47-year-old transient who goes by the name "Asian Mike," was charged Monday with second-degree rape, accused of assaulting a 16-year-old runaway from New Jersey who has since been returned home, charging papers say.


  8. The Children's Film Festival Seattle welcomes all familiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Seattle Gay News

    Seattle Asian American Film Festival presents 5th annual festival February 23-26 LGBTQ in Focus on Saturday, February 25 Seattle Asian American Film Festival presents 5th annual festival February 23-26 LGBTQ in Focus on Saturday, February 25 The Seattle Asian American Film Festival presents its 5th annual festival February 23-26, at SIFF Cinema Egyptian and at the Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill. The 55 films on the program feature the best in recent independent cinema by and about Asian Americans.


  9. 9 things you didn't know about Lagunitas Brewing CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Lagunitas has expanded pretty quickly. A Chicago brewhouse has been in operation since 2014, and the brewery will open a new taproom near Seattle and another brewing facility in Azusa, California in 2017.


  10. GRATITUDE: West Seattle Food Bank says thanks to Origins, Gold LeafRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | West Seattle Blog

    No places/dates set yet. But if you'd like one at your fave SBUX, tea JUST IN from SDOT - Highland Park Way will NOT be open before the PM commute; cleanup's not done yet.


  11. It was a 'Day Without Immigrants' in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Blanca Rodriguez owns the Greenbridge Cafe in Seattle. On Thursday, she closed her doors to take part in A Day Without Immigrants, a national campaign that encouraged immigrants to stay home from work and school, close their businesses, and not go shopping.


  12. 'Treasure life': wisdom from a former AIDS nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Seattle Times

    Wendy McNerthney was the longest-serving nurse at the Bailey-Boushay House, the only local place that provided end-of-life care for patients with AIDS in the '90s. In the first four years she was there, hundreds died and no patient was ever discharged.


  13. Design Commission explores convention center addition public benefits packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    ... in its benefit package, Griffin said, as it was a frequent request heard from the public and much needed in downtown Seattle. The convention center is already committed to providing $5 million in affordable housing - at 80 percent of area median ...


  14. Lauren Paris Joins Priscilla: Queen of the Desert Tonight at Pride Films and PlaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    Pride Films and Plays has announced the addition of Lauren Paris to the cast of its critically acclaimed and Jeff-recommended Chicago premiere of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Beginning with the Thursday, February 16 performance, Paris will become one of the "Three Divas," alongside Tuesdai B. Perry and Rebecca Coleman , who are continuing in the production.


  15. A forgotten piece of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Journal

    With a sweeping executive order, more than 120,000 people living in the U.S. lost their homes, their businesses and their freedoms. They were forced to leave their lives behind, rounded up for extreme vetting from a suspicious government and taken to camps surrounded by fences and barbed wire. 1 comment

  16. After anti-gay threat, victim and police see Seattle community pull togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Crimes against LGBTQ people are among the most reported hate-crimes in Seattle . In the second half of 2016, 22 crimes were reported against gay, lesbian, or transgender people.


  17. Investigations into Russia to continue after Flynn's exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, flanked by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., pauses as he answers... . Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, flanked by Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, left, and Rep. John Conyers, ... . 159 comments

  18. Pan-Asian restaurants fill a tasty trend at Westfield Santa Anitaa s Food AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Whittier Daily News

    ... in San Francisco, The Quincy Market in Boston, The Chelsea Market in New York, and The Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles. In many cases, Food Halls are defined by the fact that they take an old building, perhaps a former Sears warehouse ...


  19. In D.C., he feels like a spy in the house of Trump: Larry WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Pasadena Star-News

    Stepping onto the subway platform to head into town from Reagan National Aiport Wednesday night, I suddenly was quaking in my desert boots. I hadn't been in Washington, D.C., since that selfsame Ronald Reagan was president.


  20. Seattle cop's selfie prompts return of pilfered purseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Seattle Police Officer Eric Michl sent a selfie to a ride share driver early Sunday after a passenger's purse and wallet were held hostage in the car. The driver promptly returned with the woman's belongings.


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