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  1. From community involvement to library-oke - it's your West Seattle Tuesday listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | West Seattle Blog

    CRAFTERS AT HPIC: Working on a project? Bring it to Highland Park Improvement Club and hang out with the South Seattle Fiber Arts Club , 11 am-1 pm. LEARN ABOUT BUGS: Second of four lectures at the Senior Center of West Seattle by West Seattle entomologist Jen Paur , 4-5 pm.

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  2. Alki, West Seattle Elementaries still on 'recommended'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | West Seattle Blog

    That's the agenda/document packet for tomorrow's Seattle School Board work session on the BEX V levy that's scheduled to go before voters next year. It's the last work session scheduled before the board/district drafts a levy recommendation for one more round of public comment before it's finalized and sent to the ballot.

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  3. Are you ready for fun? Play Disaster Trivia in West SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | West Seattle Blog

    Things are going to get disastrous during the next Trivia Night at Talarico's in The Junction. The announcement explains: Wednesday, October 10th is "Disaster Trivia Night" at Talarico's Pizzeria, 4718 California Ave SW.

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  4. California sea lion carcass removed from West Seattle beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | West Seattle Blog

    After about a week, a dead California sea lion that had been on the beach at Jack Block Park is gone. David Hutchinson of Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network shares the photo and explains its disposition: Friday, a team from the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife and SR3 , in cooperation with the Port of Seattle, removed an 8-foot long California sea lion carcass from the public beach at Jack Block Park.

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  5. 2 blessing events ahead for West Seattle petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | West Seattle Blog

    Blessing events for pets and their people are traditional this time of year, around the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi , and we have received announcements for two in West Seattle in the days ahead: THURSDAY: This one is new - Resting Waters invites you to a "blessing of the pets" event tomorrow night, 6:30 pm, including in memory of those you've lost. Calendar listing with details is here .

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  6. BIZNOTE: Shug's Soda Fountain opening 'mini' outpost in West SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks for the tips ! First we heard a rumor - now a sign is up, and we have confirmation: The West Seattleites who run Shug's Soda Fountain at Pike Place Market are opening a "mini" version here. We talked today with co-proprietor Colleen Wilkie , who says they're "excited to be in the neighborhood" since it's where they live - "we feel we could fit right in."

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  7. Traffic/Transit Today: Tuesday watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | West Seattle Blog

    Avoa westseattleblog RT @ SeattleFire : Crews responding to northbound on ramp to SR-509 at Holden St. exit for report of overturned van with one person trapped.a Three months ago, we mentioned that a coffee shop to be called West Seattle Grounds was on the way to the former mortgage-broker space at 2141 California SW, next to Mioposto. Now it's open .

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  8. ALERT: Health authorities add West Seattle shores to unsafe-shellfish warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | West Seattle Blog

    Paralytic shellfish poison has been detected at unsafe levels along Alki Beach south to the Pierce County line as well as on all Vashon-Maury Island beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health has closed these shores to recreational shellfish harvest.

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  9. West Seattle light rail: Here's what the Stakeholder Advisory...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | West Seattle Blog

    At their 3+-hour meeting tonight, members of the project's Stakeholder Advisory Group made its recommendations for which alternatives its members want to see advance to the third level of study, segment by segment - Ballard/Interbay, Downtown, Chinatown/ID, SODO, and finally, West Seattle - seated in four groups, with the results collected and announced after each segment discussion. For West Seattle, here's how it concluded, with two of the three Level 2 tunnel-inclusive options recommended to remain under review in Level 3: The alternatives that are advancing are from among five under review in Level 2, including the ST "representative project" .

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  10. 1st weekday since Metro's service change, with reminder for riders on Viaduct-using routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    This is the first weekday since Metro 's latest "service change" kicked in on Saturday. For West Seattle, Routes 56, 57, 120, and RapidRide C Line have added weekday trips.

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  11. CONGRATULATIONS! Routes 125/128 driver Penny Scott chosen co-winner of Metro Operator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | West Seattle Blog

    At right is Penny Scott , a Routes 125/128 bus driver who is one of three Metro drivers honored today as Operators of the Year. This was the first three-way tie since Metro started presenting the award in 1979.

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  12. FOLLOWUP: Flying Apron to take over Great Harvest space in West Seattle JunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | West Seattle Blog

    The 4709 California SW storefront that Great Harvest Bread Co. is vacating won't be vacant for long.

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  13. Preview the projects for next week's Southwest Design Review Board doubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    Next Thursday , the Southwest Design Review Board meets for its first look at two West Seattle projects. The design packets for both are now online: 3201 SW AVALON WAY: See the packet here .

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  14. VIDEO: Conversation with 34th District State Senate candidate Shannon BraddockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    Of the 11 candidates who were on the primary-election ballot for the 34th District State Senate seat, Shannon Braddock was the only one who had run for office before. Three years ago, she finished a very close second in the first-ever District 1 City Council election, losing to Lisa Herbold by just 39 votes.

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  15. West Seattle scene: Alki Statue of Liberty on 9/11, 17 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    And a commercial flight gives scale to tha Yes, the Alki Homestead will become a restaurant again. Very different from what it was before the fire more than a decade ago.

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  16. No SB Highway 99 closure THIS weekend - but one IS planned a week laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    The decision's in. No Highway 99 closure this weekend, but WSDOT says one IS on the horizon.

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  17. About that very brief West Seattle power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    Just after 11 am, a very brief power interruption hit us here in Upper Fauntleroy, and we also heard from Gatewood, Westwood, and High Point.

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  18. Sound Transit goes public with its evaluation of potential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    The information is being presented to the project's Stakeholder Advisory Group at the ST board room downtown. We were invited to an advance media briefing this afternoon, with the details embargoed until the SAG briefing began for this meeting.

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  19. Launching in West Seattle! Queen City Futsal LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    Want to help launch a new sports league? Still room for teams, says Queen City Futsal League co-founder Ashlee Henderson : Queen City Futsal League will be launching its first season this fall and we couldn't be more excited! The sport of futsal is the way the world plays indoor soccer. It is played on a hard surface with out-of-bound lines rather than arena walls.

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  20. What's up for your West Seattle SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | West Seattle Blog

    COSMO 7K POSTPONED : The race that would have closed Alki Avenue for a while this morning has been postponed to September 16th because of air-quality concerns. WEST SEATTLE FARMERS' MARKET : Late summer but still prime time for lots of fresh produce - that's part of what you'll find at the market 10 am-2 pm in the street in the heart of The Junction.

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