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  1. Services planned May 15th for James D. Finnie, 1946-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Seattle Blog

    A memorial service and celebration of life are planned May 15th for James D. Finnie , 68, whose family is sharing this remembrance: The family of Jim Finnie is sad to announce his passing on March 30, 2015, after a long journey with early-onset Alzheimer's. Jim was born in West Seattle on April 19, 1946, to Walt and Millie Finnie, the youngest of their five children.

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  2. West Seattle youth sports: Signups for Ymca T-ball, baseball,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Seattle Blog

    YOUTH BASEBALL/T-BALL: For ages 3-10. Practices start the week of May 4th at Roxhill or Alki Playfields; games are on Saturdays, May 16-June 27, at EC Hughes.

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  3. West Seattle Saturday: 'Tax-Free Day' in The Junction,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | West Seattle Blog

    Happy Saturday! It is a day of "Days," as you'll see in these highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : RECORD STORE DAY: Under way now at Easy Street Records - lots of special events, continuing through the 10 pm show by The Sonics - check the ESR website for who's there and what's up. BOOK DRIVE: 9 am-1 pm, as previewed here , Miss Seattle , Taryn Smith , is at Merryweather Books in The Junction to collect donated children's books for families being helped by Mary's Place .

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  4. Shell Arctic-drilling equipment @ Terminal 5: Plans for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Seattle Blog

    With the platform and vessel that Shell hopes to use for Arctic drilling getting closer to Western Washington waters, opponents of their expected stay at Terminal 5 have announced a schedule for protests, while the U.S. Coast Guard has announced "temporary safety zones" as well as a "voluntary First Amendment zone" worked out with potential waterborne protesters. Two months have passed since the Port of Seattle announced it had signed a lease with Foss for a third of the idle-since-last-summer Terminal 5 expanse in West Seattle, with Foss expecting to host Royal Dutch Shell offshore-drilling equipment that would eventually head to the Arctic if Shell gets final federal approval.

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  5. Meet West Seattle Helpline's new executive director Chris LangelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Seattle Blog

    He's been on the job a few weeks, but in case you haven't met him yet, West Seattle Helpline is officially announcing its new executive director, Chris Langeler : West Seattle Helpline, a nonprofit social service agency offering emergency assistance for West Seattle residents, is pleased to welcome Chris Langeler as the new Executive Director. Mr. Langeler comes to West Seattle Helpline with years of experience in fundraising, social services, community development, management, and working with underserved individuals and families from diverse backgrounds.

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  6. Good luck! Local team in statewide Science Olympiad this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Seattle Blog

    Good luck to Evergreen Science , a 15-member team of 6th-through-9th-grade-age homeschool students from West Seattle and South Seattle who are headed to a big competition this Saturday: The state-level Science Olympiad , to be held at Highline College in Des Moines. If they win, they'll go to the National Science Olympiad , which will be held at the University of Nebraska in mid-May. Christine Ranegger e-mailed to let us know about Evergreen Science and pointed us to the official SO website for this explanation: Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division .

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  7. 'We can't rely on the parking strategies of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | West Seattle Blog

    The DPD/SDOT study of the city's parking policies - and recommendations for if/how to change them - just hit the inbox. Above, read the report.

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  8. Memorial on Wednesday for Barbara Cough Shea, 1930-2015: 'Her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    Barbara Cough Shea , who lived for more than 35 years in West Seattle, will be remembered at a funeral Mass on Wednesday . Here's the remembrance her family is sharing, telling the story of the many chapters of her life: Barbara was born April 23, 1930, in Norridgewock, Maine, to Bernard Ezra "Bun" Cough and Helen Norton Cough.

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  9. Happening Now: West Seattle Soccer Club's spring season startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    The final round of games for the first day of the West Seattle Soccer Club 's spring season is under way, on fields all over West Seattle. We stopped by one of the fields at Roxhill , while players in the youngest division - U-6 - were getting in gear.

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  10. West Seattle Sunday: Spring soccer starts; Duwamish Longhouse tea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    COMMUNICATIONS ACADEMY: It's the second day of the big annual regional emergency-communications gathering at South Seattle College , with another full slate of presentations , starting with a keynote about amateur radio's vital role. For the public, the most noticeable aspect is a passel of communications vehicles parked toward the south end of campus.

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  11. West Seattle Saturday: Food drive; benefit rummage sale;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | West Seattle Blog

    WATER TAXI NOW RUNNING WEEKENDS TOO: This is the first Saturday since the West Seattle Water Taxi moved to its spring/summer schedule, which includes weekends. See the schedule here .

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  12. VIDEO: City Council District 1 candidates' forum @ 34th District Democrats, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | West Seattle Blog

    "I think we're very lucky to have people like this running to represent us," 34th District Democrats chair Marcee Stone-Vekich observed after her group's City Council District 1 candidates' forum last night. As we reported right after the meeting, which had standing-room-only turnout at The Hall at Fauntleroy , the 34th DDs took an informal straw poll afterward .

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  13. FOLLOWUP: West Seattle filmmakers get ready for world premiere of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | West Seattle Blog

    After seven years of work, West Seattle filmmakers Amy Benson and Scott Squire are now just three weeks away from the world premiere of their completed film " Drawing the Tiger ." When we first featured it here almost two and a half years ago , its working title was " The Girl Who Knew Too Much ," but what began as the heartbreaking story of a Nepalese girl whose one-in-a-million chance at an education ended in her suicide, evolved into a story with many more layers.

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  14. West Seattle Wednesday: Home-office meetup; health carnival; City...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | West Seattle Blog

    GET OUT OF THE HOME OFFICE and network with other nontraditional workers/entrepreneurs during the weekly West Seattle Office Junction meetup - details here . Starts at noon.

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  15. High-school soccer: Chief Sealth-West Seattle rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | West Seattle Blog

    Three weeks ago, Chief Sealth International High School and West Seattle High School opened the boys-soccer season with a 1-1 tie. Tuesday, they met again, and this time the final was a 1-0 victory for Sealth.

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  16. Congratulations! 3 local soccer players are part of historic victory at international tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | West Seattle Blog

    This afternoon, when Chief Sealth International High School and West Seattle High School face off in a boys-varsity soccer match at Southwest Athletic Complex , keep an extra eye on three players who just scored big at a prestigious international tournament. Amanda e-mailed us to let us know about what those three - WSHS goalkeeper Akili Kasim and Sealth players Abel Kidane and Miguel Macias Garibay - accomplished with their premier soccer team Seattle United 98 Copa at the country's biggest youth-soccer tournament last week: The team won its division at the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup , going undefeated all week - the first team from Washington state to win any division at the invitation-only tournament.

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  17. More baseball today! West Seattle Wildcats win on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | West Seattle Blog

    As the Mariners were wrapping up their Opening Day win downtown, the West Seattle High School Wildcats were taking the field on the road for what turned out to be a big win. Thanks to Caryn Johnson for the report and photo: West Seattle Wildcats took on the Franklin Quakers Monday afternoon.

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  18. West Seattle Sunday: Easter; 'encouragement march'; artRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | West Seattle Blog

    EASTER SUNRISE SERVICES : 6:30 am at Forest Lawn with the West Seattle Ministerial Association , and 6:30 am on Alki Beach with the local UCC churches. The forecast looks good .

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  19. West Seattle Saturday: Egg hunts, book sale, theater, films, music, volunteering, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | West Seattle Blog

    Did you get up, or stay up, to see the eclipse? "Diver Laura" James shares the photo; we can confirm that it was visible on and off until the clouds completely took over the western sky, a short time before it went total. But now - on with the rest of our Saturday.

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  20. FOLLOWUP: Sunday's Port Encouragement Rally/March;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | West Seattle Blog

    Opponents of the plan for Shell's Arctic fleet to use part of the Port of Seattle's Terminal 5 plan two events in West Seattle this weekend: SUNDAY 'ENCOURAGEMENT' MARCH UPDATE: That's the map for Sunday's rally/march from The Junction to Terminal 5, dubbed by organizers as a Port Encouragement Rally - encouraging the Port of Seattle to cancel the T-5 lease for Shell vessels/equipment intended for Arctic drilling. We published the original announcement back on Monday .

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