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  1. Encampment work shut down after accident, power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Seattle City Light has shut down the environmental remediation work at the homeless encampment site at 2826 NW Market Street in order to investigate the cause of the accidental power outage that occurred yesterday afternoon. According to Scott Thompsen with Seattle City Light, work at the site is shut down until at least Tuesday as they investigates the accident.

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  2. Ballard residents cry foul after tree removed from proposed encampment siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Earlier today Seattle City Light employees cut down a healthy Korean Ashe at the proposed homeless encampment site in Ballard . The move was made exactly 10 days after the City notified the public about planned action to cut down the tree.

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  3. Special activities will significantly impact traffic this weekendRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    There will be Pride events throughout the weekend on Capitol Hill, and the Seattle Pride Parade will close downtown streets on Sunday. Greenwood Avenue North will close for the Greenwood Car Show on Saturday with up to 40,000 attendees.

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  4. At Large in Ballard: A Tree Grows in BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    We were standing next to each other waiting to unfurl a banner between us for the 17th of May Parade. After the Nordic Heritage Museum group moved into position Elaine Ike said to me, "Do you know what's going to happen to Webster School after the museum moves?" Her question to me, and what she revealed next took me on a weeklong journey into Ballard history, into a chapter that I didn't know had existed, and into a state my friend and fellow writer Sheila Kelly calls, "Research Rapture."

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  5. Let's make Seattle a magnet for entrepreneursRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    At the U.S. Small Business Administration one of our major strategic goals is to strengthen entrepreneurial education, counseling, and training resources to support the needs of existing businesses and new start-ups. The 7 Management and Technical Assistance Program is one of SBA's means to achieve that goal by providing specialized assistance to important underserved markets.

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  6. Corps of Engineers Foundation receives memorial donation for fish ladder improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Almost 100 years ago the Army Corps of Engineers built the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks . It was built to support the movement of timber and coal from areas along Lake Washington to the Puget Sound.

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  7. Lucky Envelope Brewing opens in BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Ballard imbibers can be elated to hear a new brewery has opened in the so-called "Seattle Beer District" in Ballard. Lucky Envelope Brewing at 907 NW 50th St. opened its doors and its taps last Thursday, May 7. Owners/brewers, Barry Chan and Raymond Kwan poured brews and chatted with friends and patrons lucky enough to happen upon the opening.

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  8. At Large in Ballard: Bring Out Your BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    By Peggy Sturdivant For days after emerging from the Literacy Council of Seattle office in the basement of the church on NW 85th I'd think, imagine doing something that makes you feel good every single day. Promoting literacy has always struck me as vital because otherwise so many doors are locked against you.

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  9. Doug Dixon accrues cache of symbols from Ballard's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    There's no doubt Ballard is undergoing unprecedented change. Large apartment buildings are being erected and new architecture is changing the face of Old Ballard.

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  10. Seattle trio launch Our/Vodka distillery in BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Local entrepreneurs, Nin Truong, Christa Thomas and Stephen Pleadwell held the grand opening of Our/Seattle Vodka, a new micro-distillery in the Ballard last Saturday, April 18. Initiated by Pernod Ricard, and made by local partners around the world, Our/Vodka is the first global vodka with local roots. Our/Seattle is the third distillery to launch following successful introductions in Berlin and Detroit.

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  11. Seattle Waterfront Loop study funded in House Transportation planRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The House Transportation committee approved a revenue package Tuesday night that includes $500,000 for the Seattle Waterfront Loop Feasibility Study, a project championed by Rep. Gael Tarleton . The waterfront loop study would finalize the design of a fully contiguous loop from Shilshole Bay Marina to West Seattle.

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  12. Sen. Patty Murray talks shop with owners of Hilliard's Beers in BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    US Senator for Washington, Patty Murray, visited Hilliard's Beer in Ballard last Friday April 3, to chat with brewery owners about ways to develop and grow small businesses in Washington State. Hilliard owners, Adam Merkl and Ryan Hilliard, showed Murray around their space.

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  13. City awards $544,000 in matching funds for neighborhood projectsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Today the City announced $544,761 in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Twenty-nine community groups received awards from the Neighborhood Matching Fund for projects as diverse as youth fitness programs to pop-up parks.

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  14. Fresh Alaskan Halibut has arrived in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Fresh Alaskan Halibut first catch of the season is now available at Seattle's Pure Food Fish Market, a fourth generation, family-owned specialty seafood shop, first established at Pike Place Market in 1911. Fresh Halibut will be available through November 2015 for in-person pick-up at the shop counter, or customers can choose to order online at FreshSeafood.com and have their products delivered by FedEx.

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  15. Northern Lights Auktion set for April 18thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Nordic Heritage Museum announces the 30th Annual Northern Lights Auktion. This year's fundraising event will be held on Saturday, April 18th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Seattle.

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  16. Ballard High School Jazz Band selected to perform at the Next Generation Jazz Festival in MontereyRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Ballard High School Jazz Band has been selected to perform at the 11th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival, March 27- 29, 2015, at the Monterey Conference Center. The weekend-long event includes Big Bands, Combos, Vocal Ensembles, and individual musicians vying for a spot on the stages of the 58th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

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  17. At Large in Ballard: A New CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    On January 4, 2015, the Seattle Green Spaces Coalition held a meeting at the High Point Branch library, possibly the first community meeting of the year. Two weeks later, that long ago day when the Seahawks pulled off the championship in the final two minutes, I was enroute to the Southwest Branch library for another meeting about green spaces.

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  18. Ballard Development: two subdivision applications approved and...Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Department of Planning and Development approved two subdivisions in Ballard. They also released the proposal for the "2015 Revision to Stormwater Code" and the "2016 Stormwater Code and Manual Update."

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  19. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2011 | Ballard News-Tribune

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

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  20. At Large in Ballard: Find your inner PixieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    I overheard those words at Sunset Hill Green Market and immediately looked around. I'm not sure I'd heard anyone speak those words before.

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