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  1. From Bergen to Ballard: Sister City Association closes the year with history and traditionRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The gift of 100 ceramic flowers from the City of Bergen and its Flora Metamophicae artists also lent itself to multiple exhibits, including a window display at Secret Garden Books, the National Sons of Norway Convention in Tacoma, and then again at City Hall. As the year draws to a close, the sister city group again focuses its attention on Ballard for the month of December.

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  2. Seattle stands with Standing Rock at Ballard Locks on day of action against DAPLRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Hundreds of activists gathered in the parking lot of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Hiram M. Chittenden Locks facility in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle last night for a vigil to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline through North and South Dakota. The demonstration was part of activist action in at least 300 cities around the globe against the pipeline, and many of the protests were held at Army Corps sites.

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  3. SPD detectives seek to return items taken in storage locker burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    North Precinct burglary detectives have recovered hundreds of stolen items from a suspected burglar's storage locker and are now looking to return them to their rightful owners. Over the past year, police have been investigating a series of break-ins targeting storage units in Lake City, Fremont and Downtown Seattle.

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  4. Loki Fish Company honored by Martha Stewart's American Made ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Pete Knutson, co-founder of Loki Fish Company speaks casually about his fishing practices, but how he handles his catch has garnered the respect and admiration of many Seattleites, as well as Martha Stewart's American Made Program. Knutson says the company's aim is to keep the quality of the fish from the time it lands in their boat in a gill net to when it's served on the table.

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  5. At Large In Ballard: Swimming with the sharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    I warned Leslie Pierson during our phone interview that I might have to interrupt her when the ship captain blew the horn. Although I don't know her address in East Ballard I probably had a better sense of her surroundings while we chatted than she did of mine.

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  6. Ballardite speaks out after 'Hugh Mungus' viral controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Ballard resident, Rudy Pantoja Jr. a.k.a. "Hugh Mungus" never dreamed he'd be accused of sexual harassment at Seattle City Council meeting for what he believed to be a playful redirection, and now after a video of the incident has gone viral, Pantoja is speaking out. The Seattle City Council meeting was held in August to discuss the new North Precinct, which is controversially called "The Bunker" by some activists who say the $143 Million facility is too much without marked police reformation relating to racial targeting and use of force.

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  7. Viaduct construction forces changes to Ballard bus routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2010 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Looming construction on the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project is forcing King County Metro to realign the Downtown Seattle sections of two Ballard bus routes. Beginning in February, Metro routes 15 and 18 will no longer run along First Avenue in Downtown.

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  8. City working to shape Ballard transit for next 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2010 | Ballard News-Tribune

    In 2030, how will Ballardites be moving about the city? Will they be taking light rail to Downtown and West Seattle? Will they board a bus with its own lane to the University District? Will they hop on a high-speed streetcar to Fremont? The Seattle Department of Transportation started work on its Transit Master Plan this September in order to answer those questions and to invest and plan accordingly. The old Transit Master Plan from 2005 focused on connecting the city's urban villages via a network of high-frequency bus service, but a lot has happened to Seattle transit since then, including light rail, Tony Mazzella, project manager for the Transit Master Plan, said during the Nov. 10 Ballard District Council meeting.

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  9. Election Special: 2010 election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2010 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Ballard's three representatives in the state legislature swept their contests, but Democrats and liberal policies outside the 36th District didn't fair as well in early election night results Nov. 2. Incumbents Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Reuven Carlyle and Mary Lou Dickerson are all handily defeating their challengers and will continue representing Ballard. Incumbent U.S. Sen. Patty Murray is slightly ahead of challenger Dino Rossi, while incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott is easily beating North Seattle resident Bob Jeffers-Schroder.

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  10. At Large In Ballard: Hello White CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    At 10 a.m. on a Thursday morning a librarian unlocked the new White Center Library where I was attending a meeting. A bit stunned by the glass, vaulted ceilings and bold art and glass I was delighted to see something familiara a stack of the just delivered Westside Weeklies with my column on the back page.

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  11. Stay Safe This Fourth of July: The City of Seattle and Uber Partner to Curb Impaired DrivingRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    This Fourth of July, the City of Seattle is encouraging people to plan ahead and get a safe ride home as they travel to and from Independence Day festivities. Earlier in 2016, the City began a partnership with technology company Uber on a pilot program that aims to prevent impaired driving, by raising awareness of the issue and giving people easy access to a reliable ride home after they've been drinking.

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  12. Ballard inventor's electric care to launch soonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    A Ballard man is hoping to shape the future of electric vehicles and energy consumption in a big way and is about to launch his new electric car line. Steve Leighty is President and founder of Ecocruise, an electric car company based out of Ballard.

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  13. Sound Transit needs to hear from youRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Northwest Seattle voters will soon have an exciting opportunity to consider a ballot measure asking whether we will support a regional light rail system, including a light rail line connecting Downtown to Ballard, with stops at South Lake Union, Seattle Center, and Interbay. The most recent openings of the Capitol Hill and University District light rail stations have brought Seattle into the 21st century of transit, and the coming wave of transit investments contained in Sound Transit's next package, known as ST3, will revolutionize how we live and get around our region.

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  14. OP-ED: Sound Transit needs your voice on light railRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Anyone who commutes anywhere in our region knows that our transportation infrastructure is not keeping up with the region's rapid growth. Too many of us are spending hours in our car when we could be spending time with our families.

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  15. Pat's View: EventuallyRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    I showed up for an afternoon meeting a few weeks ago and immediately apologized. "Sorry I'm late," I told the other five people sitting around the table.

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  16. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2011 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following week's Friday Tribune. Events are published based on timeliness and space available.

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  17. New bus service rolls out across SeattleRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Thanks to voter approval of Transit Proposition 1, today Mayor Murray and transit supporters celebrated the first day of expanded weekday Metro bus service in neighborhoods across Seattle. In just nine months, since the first round of Proposition 1 funded investments hit the street last summer, Seattle has seen the largest increase in transit service in more than 40 years.

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  18. BHS alum hired as Head Football CoachRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Humphries graduated in 2003 and has been coaching since 2004. Aside from Ballard, he has been involved in programs at Mt.

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  19. BHS alum hired as Head Football CoachRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Humphries graduated in 2003 and has been coaching since 2004. Aside from Ballard, he has been involved in programs at Mt.

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  20. Nordic Heritage Museum receives $4 million grant from across the AtlanticRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2016 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle has received a major grant from one of Denmark's most established foundations, the A.P. MA ller and Chastine Mc-Kinney MA ller Foundation, which brings them even closer to narrowing the funds needed to building a new museum facility on N.W. Market Street in Ballard. "We are extremely honored that the A.P. MA ller Foundation has decided to support this important project," says CEO of the Nordic Heritage Museum, Eric Nelson.

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