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  1. 'Part of our heritage': WSHS alum Timothy Brock to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | West Seattle Blog

    The last time composer/conductor Timothy Brock was onstage in West Seattle, he was a WSHS student, performing with one of the school's musical groups.

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  2. Seen Off West Seattle: SS Pacific Tracker headed out; Usns Benavidez passing byRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | West Seattle Blog

    Heed the no-parking signs! westseattleblog SW Design Review Board votes unanimously to move both components of 4722 Fauntleroy/4721 38th SW on into 2nd phase of Design Review. westseattleblog Only 1 public commenter -a member of the family that owns the sites, the Campagnaros.

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  3. FOLLOWUP: City-funded work proposed at 3 West Seattle landslide sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | West Seattle Blog

    From Councilmember Lisa Herbold 's newest e-mail update, word that the City Council is considering "supplemental budget" funding for landslide mitigation including three problem sites in West Seattle. One is at the site of last February's Highland Park Way-closing slide : $60,000 "to install a rock buttress between West Marginal Way SW and SW Holden Street."

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  4. West Seattle Wednesday: Tribal canoes arrive; Jubilee Days fireworks; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | West Seattle Blog

    WADING POOLS AND SPRAYPARK TODAY : Open today are the Lincoln Park wading pool, 11 am-8 pm, and the Highland Park spraypark, 11 am-8 pm, as well as Hiawatha wading pool, noon-6:30 pm, and EC Hughes wading pool, noon-7 pm. WEST SEATTLE WRITING GROUP: 11 am at the Senior Center of West Seattle .

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  5. BIZNOTE: The Escape Artist to be West Seattle's first 'escape room' venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | West Seattle Blog

    We talked with her today about The Escape Artist , which Atri expects to open this fall in three vacant spaces spanning about 2,500 square feet in the commercial building at 4517 California SW - two on the ground floor, separated by the breezeway, and one upstairs. Escape rooms first became popular in Japan, and eventually spread to the U.S. You and a group pay to experience a scenario in which you have to strategize and solve puzzles to "escape" in a given amount of time.

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  6. FOLLOWUP: SDOT moves Thistle stairway work to next year, and other updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | West Seattle Blog

    Late last year, we reported on SDOT 's plan to replace the SW Thistle stairway in Upper Fauntleroy. At the time, the work was expected to be done this year.

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  7. @ West Seattle Crime Prevention Council: Gang briefing; crime trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Crime trends, community Q & A, and a briefing you might call "Gangs 101" were all part of last night's West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting at the Southwest Precinct. CRIME TRENDS: Capt.

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  8. Your highlight list for a busy West Seattle SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    The official start of summer is three days away, but today's events truly kick off the West Seattle summer season: RELAY FOR LIFE CLOSING CEREMONY : 7:30 am at Hiawatha , it's the end of this year's Relay for Life-West Seattle all-night cancer-fighting fundraiser . GATEWOOD ELEMENTARY PAINTING PARTY : 9 am-noon, it's prep time, and 12:30 pm-3 pm it's painting and cleanup time, as previewed here - show up at either or both of those times if you can help! ADMIRAL ADOPT-A-STREET : 9 am-noon, all volunteers welcome at the quarterly Admiral Neighborhood Association cleanup - meet at Metropolitan Market , where pre- and post-cleanup treats will be provided.

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  9. West Seattle Wednesday: Mayoral candidates @ 34th Dems; kids'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    CAKE LINGERIE MATERNITY PARTY: 11 am-4 pm at the new Junction storefront of Nurturing Expressions , come see the new collections Cake Maternity has created for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Discounts and freebies, too.

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  10. BIZNOTE: New West Seattle boutique location for Heidi Fish SwimwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Just in time for the peak of swimsuit season, the namesake proprietor of Heidi Fish Swimwear has moved her business to a storefront on California Avenue SW, after 17 years in what she describes as a "very hidden" location in The Junction. Her new boutique at 4141 California SW is open 11 am-5 pm Tuesday through Saturday, or, she says, you can call 206-938-9928 to make an appointment for a custom fitting.

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  11. City plans to remove at least 91 trees from Lincoln ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Even if you're a regular park visitor, you aren't likely to have heard about this unless you saw one of a few fine-print signs scattered around the park, like this one by the Fauntleroy Way entrance near the north play area: We found out by hearing about it from local arborist and advocate Michael Oxman , who is on the Seattle Green Spaces Coalition board. This morning, he and reps from the Seattle Nature Alliance and Friends of Lincoln Park took a walking tour with Christopher Rippey from Parks' Urban Forestry division, and we went along to find out more.

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  12. Getting Around: Discount transit rides with Orca Youth cards this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    If someone in your household is 18 or younger and rides transit - they're eligible for a deal this summer - 50-cent Metro bus rides , $1 Sound Transit bus/train rides - by using ORCA Youth cards. The cards will be provided for free, too, instead of the usual $5 charge.

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  13. West Seattle Tuesday: From community involvement, to baseball, to musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    METRO LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME : 3:30 pm at Southwest Athletic Complex - come cheer for local high-school-baseball standouts! TRIANGLE IMPROVEMENT TASK FORCE : 4:30-7 pm, the citizens' committee working on the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route challenges has its next meeting in the Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church , with a report planned on the recent four-day experiment in changing tollbooth procedures at Fauntleroy. All welcome.

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  14. Sneak Peek: Go inside Murray Cso 'wet weather facility'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Today, that's the view from atop the site - which we just toured with a delegation from the King County Wastewater Treatment Division , which runs the facility, where you're invited to a community celebration next Saturday . The $47 million facility has been operational since last November - when it handled an overflow situation; now the exterior's complete, too, and it's party time.

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  15. West Seattle toddler survives state's first case of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    One month ago, King County Public Health went public with alarming news: A toddler somewhere in the county had become severely ill with a rare disease linked to parasites found in raccoon droppings. It's so rare that this was the first case ever reported in our state, one of fewer than 30 reported in the U.S. since 1973.

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  16. First Design Review Board date set for next big West Seattle project: 4722 Fauntleroy Way SWRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    The first Southwest Design Review Board hearing has been set for the newest project proposed at 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW, where a single-story CVS drugstore was planned for three years until it was unceremoniously scrapped last year . And we know more about the project now, too.

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  17. 4 options for your West Seattle Monday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    ORCHARD MEETUP: Most Mondays bring a 5-7 pm meetup at Community Orchard of West Seattle on the northeast end of the South Seattle College campus - a great way to spend some time out in the fresh air during our lengthening spring evenings. FAMILY STORY TIME : 6:30 pm, High Point Library - for kids of all ages, and their families! MYERS WAY HOMELESSNESS MEETING : The third "community conversation" convened by the city is tonight, 7 pm, at the Joint Training Facility in southeast West Seattle.

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  18. CONGRATULATIONS! West Seattle High School track and field achievements at Metro championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Congratulations to the athletes of West Seattle High School 's track-and-field program for their achievements at the Metro championships this week. The report is from head coach Will Harrison : The Metro League Championships were held this past Wednesday and Friday at Southwest Athletic Complex, featuring the 17 largest Seattle-Area schools.

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  19. FOLLOWUP: 'Vision Zero' briefing touches on Harbor SW, 35th SWRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Earlier this week, we reported that a document prepared for the City Council Sustainability and Transportation Committee meeting today included a bit of information we'd been seeking for a while - what's up with 35th SW Phase 2. We monitored the meeting via Seattle Channel to see what would be said. When SDOT's Darby Watson presented the " Vision Zero " program update this morning, she had two notes of West Seattle interest: One was about 35th - she said the report on Phase 1 is expected next month.

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  20. West Seattle Thursday: WS Art Walk, cookbook launch, Morgan Junction Spring Fling, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    The Art Walk revs up earlier now - as early as 5 pm - and continues late. Plus, this is the second month that some food and drink spots are offering specials to help inspire you to get out and explore.

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