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  1. Patu defends seat as Mack, DeWolf join School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    From left, Zachary Pullin DeWolf, Eden Mack, and Betty Patu each won their respective races for Seattle School Board. Photo by Joe Veyera The lone incumbent to seek reelection to the Seattle School Board comfortably held her seat, and will be joined by two new members coming off sizable victories of their own for Districts IV and V. Betty Patu won a third-term representing Southeast Seattle , fending off a challenge from former Teach for America teacher Chelsea Byers by more than 35 points, while Zachary Pullin DeWolf and Eden Mack will fill the spots of Stephan Blanford and Sue Peters, respectively.

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  2. EDITORIAL | Tax the rich until they come up with a better solutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Seattle politicians seem to be in a constantly precarious position of somehow promoting the city as the kind of place big business wants to invest in while also addressing displacement and homelessness. Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Kirsten Harris-Talley likely won't be able to do both with their proposal to reinstate the head tax on large employers.

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  3. Plans for KeyArena moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Attendees make their way around design stations during an open house on the future of KeyArena at Cornish Playhouse on Saturday morning. Photo by Joe Veyera Sticky notes with ideas for the Seattle Center Arena site adorn a map of the campus.

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  4. Uptown rezone hearing attracts big crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    From left, councilmembers Mike O'Brien, Sally Bagshaw, Tim Burgess, and Rob Johnson listen to public testimony during a hearing on the Uptown rezone on Sept. 11. Photo by Michelle Ranken A public hearing hosted by the Seattle City Council to discuss a proposed rezone to the Uptown neighborhood drew hundreds to SIFF Cinema Uptown last Monday night.

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  5. Bloodworks seeks donations as part of hurricane relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    As the Houston area deals with the impacts of Hurricane Harvey, one local organization is offering a way to help. Bloodworks Northwest is shipping blood supplies to Texas to support emergency efforts, and is asking local residents to help restore local inventories by scheduling a donation.

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  6. Test riding two bike share optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Orange and green bikes have been strewn about the city to do what bike-share program Pronto couldn't do - succeed. Other large cities around the United States seem to have already figured out how to be a bike-friendly city.

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  7. Seattle Youth Commission seeks District 7 memberRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    The Seattle Youth Commission is seeking a District 7 member, and has extended the application period to Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. to find one. Students between the ages of 13 and 19 that live or go to school in Seattle are eligible to serve, and are selected for two-year terms.

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  8. Kohl-Welles holds coffee conversation SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles will host a "Coffee with Your Councilmember" session on Saturday morning in North Seattle. Kohl-Welles, who represents District 4 , will be at Diva Espresso from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to meet with constituents for informal discussion on issues the council is currently working on.

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  9. Durkan advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan speaks to supporters after the first round of primary election returns had her comfortably ahead of the field in the race for mayor. Photo by Joe Veyera Bob Hasegawa speaks with supporters outside his Beacon Hill home while awaiting election results on Tuesday evening.

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  10. Be:Seattle launches campaign to register homeless votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Be:Seattle founder Devin Silvernail at a launch party for a new campaign to help people experiencing homelessness register to vote at Peloton Cafe on Wednesday, July 19. Photo by Lizz Giordano Housing isn't a requirement to vote, but in a state that exclusively relies on mail-in ballots for each election, not having a permanent address can be a big obstacle to voting for many people. With an upcoming mayor's race amid a worsening homeless situation, Devin Silvernail believes making voting easier to access for people experiencing homelessness will benefit everyone in Seattle.

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  11. Before the rockets' red glareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Next Tuesday marks 241 years since the nation declared independence, and while many will build out a long weekend in their schedules, most businesses and services will only see changes in operating hours on July 4 itself. All branches of the Seattle Public Library.

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  12. Fremont Brewing co-owner launches run for councilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Sara Nelson is the co-founder of Seattle's Fremont Brewing, and a longtime staffer and legislative advisor to former city councilmember Richard Conlin. Photo courtesy of campaign.

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