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  1. EDITORIAL: Seattle shows love for Orlando shooting victimsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando stands out among the many high-profile slayings this country has had the misfortune of watching unfold in the media over the last several years. It was the largest - 49 dead and more than 50 wounded - and targeted the LGBTQ and largely Hispanic community and reportedly involved just one man with an assault rifle, handgun and likely mental illness.

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  2. Camp Ten Trees auction to support LGBTQ campers, alliesRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    Camp Ten Trees is hosting its 15th annual dinner and auction fundraiser this Saturday, May 14, at the Seattle Marriott on the Waterfront. The Pacific Northwest's only residential summer camp for LGBTQ youth and youth of LGBTQ families invites everyone to the event to support and learn more about the community of Camp Ten Trees.

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  3. LEAD getting $150K to expand to Capitol Hill; town hall panel wants complete District 3 expansionRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    While an announcement Thursday night that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is putting $150,000 in one-time funding toward expanding the city's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program into Capitol Hill was met with gratitude during Thursday's District 3 town hall meeting about ending mass incarceration, many panelists and attendees were adamant LEAD should be funded to cover the entire district.

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  4. Inclusion in the spotlight: Fantastic Z raises funds during Capitol Hill - gay-la'Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    People could feel the love in the room during the LGBTQ theater company Fantastic Z's fundraising "gay-la" Friday night at Melrose Market Studios. Founded by co-artistic directors Darren Johnson and Kyle Baiz, the nonprofit is in its eighth consecutive season presenting new and under-produced works in the community.

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  5. EDITORIAL: Troublesome caucuses wrong for WashingtonRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    People reported long delays, disorganized precincts, last-minute state party rule changes and incivility in the form of unproductive shouting matches about which candidates were most deserving of delegates. Some caucusing in West Seattle reported showing up to their precincts at 1 p.m. and still being there after 8 p.m., which was likely tied up by - as one online poster wrote - "just shy of 200 speeches."

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  6. Union rallies take Capitol Hill on ThursdayRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Seattle is a union city was the message being touted on the signs and in the voices of participants in a series of rallies in the city on Thursday, including one in opposition of a potential New Seasons Market in Capitol Hill and another demanding Seattle University allow its adjunct faculty to unionize and receive living wages. While Sound Transit is still hashing out an agreement with Gerding Edlen, the developer tapped to lead the construction of transit-oriented development around the Capitol Hill Station, United Food and Commercial Workers 21 members were at Cal Anderson Park Thursday to voice opposition to the prospect of Portland-based New Seasons filling the anchor grocer tenant space.

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  7. Guest column: State of the Hill to relish 2015, highlight goals for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    In the last two months, the Chamber hosted two events for members, launched a monthly email newsletter for the Broadway Business Improvement Area rate payers and helped usher in the new light rail service at the Capitol Hill Station. The opening of the Capitol Hill light rail station was one of the most exciting events I've attended in more than a decade.

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  8. Suspect in Renton womana s murder, dismemberment held on $2 million bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    A King County Superior Court judge found probable cause Tuesday to hold 37-year-old John R. Charlton in jail on suspicion of murder following his arrest Sunday in the disappearance of a Renton woman whose head, foot and a lower leg were discovered inside trash bags in a recycling bin in Seattle's Central District neighborhood on Saturday, April 9. Ingrid Lyne, 40, was reported missing Saturday morning, after her ex-husband returned their three children to her Renton home and discovered she had not returned after plans to attend a Mariners game with Charlton, according to a probable cause affidavit. The two had allegedly been dating for about a month.

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  9. Police investigating possible human remains found in Central District recycling binRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    Seattle Police are investigating the discovery of possible human remains found in a recycling bin outside a home in the 1600 block of 21st Avenue Saturday afternoon. Seattle Police Detective Patrick Michaud said the homeowner had placed their recycling out the day before and was bringing it from the curb around 4 p.m. when they noticed something was off and found what appeared to be human remains in some type of packaging.

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  10. BMW launches premium car share service in SeattleRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Seattle drivers now have another tool in their transportation arsenal, with the launch of a new free-floating car share service designed to compete with the likes of Car2Go and ZipCar while offering expanded services. BMW Group officials announced Seattle would be both the first service city and North American headquarters for ReachNow during a Friday morning event at Pike Motorworks in Capitol Hill, where a BMW showroom had once been.

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  11. Pedestrian improvements earn community supportRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    A pair of projects designed to improve the pedestrian experience in Capitol Hill are a bit closer to reality, after earning the support of the East District Council. At the council's meeting late last month, Neighborhood Park and Street Fund proposals from the Melrose Promenade group and Central Seattle Greenways received the top recommendations for funding in the area through a community ranking process.

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  12. LGBTQ community advocate joins 43rd raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    In recent years, he's served as campaign manager on Rep. Jim McDermott's 2008 re-election bid and as a consultant on Kathleen Drew's run for secretary of state in 2012, before spending time last year working on a trio of Seattle City Council races. Now the Louisiana native and longtime Capitol Hill resident has decided the time is right to work on a more personal campaign; his own.

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  13. Homeless youth nonprofit PSKS using legislative funding to create housingRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Washington House Democrats put $15 million into this year's supplemental budget for homeless youth, and Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets plans to use its share to add housing to its list of resources. Last January, the Capitol Hill nonprofit began opening its doors as an overnight shelter during freezing temperatures.

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  14. Traffic concerns a hot topic for convention center expansionRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Dozens of protesters were present during a public hearing last Tuesday for the Washington State Convention Center expansion's draft environmental impact statement, expressing concerns about how the new building will increase truck traffic at Terry Avenue. Those challenging the project's traffic impacts included representatives from Cornish College of the Arts, two nearby elementary schools and the Paramount Theatre across from the expansion site at 911 Pine St. The main concern for many of the speakers is the intended route to be used by heavy trucks for the WSCC expansion and nearly constant traffic from deliveries and equipment.

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  15. Seattle Central announces president finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    A Seattle Central College search committee has selected three finalists to become the educational institution's next president following a national search that started in December, with candidates planning visits to the campus over the next two weeks. - Canada College president Lawrence Buckley will attend a forum at the Seattle Vocational Institute in Room 401 from 10:15-11:15 a.m. Friday, April 15, and then at the Seattle Central campus 2:15-3:15 p.m. that day in Room BE 4106.

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  16. 12th Avenue Square Park grand opening April 14Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Capitol Hill artist Ellen Sollod has created many public art projects in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound region. With the recently completed 12th Avenue Square Park only a few blocks from home, she sees herself taking greater ownership of her work.

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  17. Capitol Hill, First Hill getting neighborhood boost through Only in Seattle fundingRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's office announced today, March 31, $1.6 million in neighborhood investments being made through the Only in Seattle initiative. "Thriving, walkable business districts are vital to the success of Seattle's neighborhoods," said Murray in a Thursday news release.

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  18. EDITORIAL: - Man in Tree' throws shade on Seattle's collective mindsetRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    Clinton surely caused traffic backups by zigzagging from Seattle's Boeing Field to Everett's Boeing plant, Puyallup, Medina and then Rainier Beach - a pattern similar to that of the Chinese president last fall - and closing major thoroughfares in transit. But the story of the 28-year-old, red-bearded man high up in the tree caused enough curiosity to distract those who would presumably get stuck in traffic.

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  19. Artists collective brings home to Capitol HillRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    No matter how much Seattle changes, the LoveCityLove crew is determined to live up to the organization's name. Due to building closures and new developments, the nonprofit art collective and activist community has resided in four different spaces around the city in the past two years alone.

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  20. Putting a lid on I-5Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    A proposal to lid Interstate 5 is gathering steam with its first public meeting or charrette on an idea that would see parts, if not all, of the interstate covered near the site of the Washington State Convention Center expansion. The proposed lid could allow for parks, retail space, restaurants and even residential or commercial facilities on top while traffic along I-5 and surrounding streets would travel underneath.

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