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  1. Nordic Heritage Museum receives $4 million grant from across the AtlanticRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle has received a major grant from one of Denmark's most established foundations, the A.P. MA ller and Chastine Mc-Kinney MA ller Foundation, which brings them even closer to narrowing the funds needed to building a new museum facility on N.W. Market Street in Ballard. "We are extremely honored that the A.P. MA ller Foundation has decided to support this important project," says CEO of the Nordic Heritage Museum, Eric Nelson.

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  2. At Large In Ballard: Going forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Less than 24 hours after polls closed on the general election in November Catherine Weatbrook took her usual place at the monthly Ballard District Council meeting. Her seven-month campaign to represent Seattle City Council in the newly formed District 6 was over.

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  3. Two Ballard organizations awarded Small and Simple GrantsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Last week Mayor Ed Murray announced that 24 community groups will receive matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects and among them are two Ballard organizations: Friends of Ballard Avenue and Ballard Civic Orchestra. 24 Seattle groups were allotted $464,823 total from the Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund, which allocates grants for improvements in cultural festivals, physical improvements and events.

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  4. 'Buildings in a bag' a fast and cheap a solution for homelessness?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Now that much of the West Coast and other parts of the country have declared a state of emergency for homelessness, a new look at housing people is warranted. Cities across the country all have different strategies for housing the homeless and elevating them to stability.

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  5. Seattle Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving morning in BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Ballardites and gobblers alike are trimming their feathers and training their trots for the ninth annual Seattle Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving morning . The event is a 5K run/walk devoted to raising awareness and funds for the Ballard Food Bank.

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  6. At Large in Ballard: Flock to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    My husband can't hear birdsong anymore, but he can hear the sirens that are increasingly the soundtrack of Ballard life. His early years of working with heavy machinery damaged his hearing.

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  7. Seattle offers homeless solution worse than Hoovervilles; Should we be creating Murrayvilles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The issue of what to do with the homeless in Seattle is a fundamental problem that dates back to well before the 1930s. It's been with us longer than black berry thickets.

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  8. Krista's Baking Company in the running for Martha Stewart's American Made AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Krista's Baking Company is a finalist in the 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards. The baking company in the running for an award in the food category.

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  9. At Large in Ballard: Corner of past and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    At 10:40 a.m. on the Saturday morning of the last weekend of summer at the corner of Ballard Avenue NW and NW Vernon two walking tours of Ballard almost shared the same corner. One group crossed to the west side of the street and moved north.

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  10. At Large In Ballard: Come Out and PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    By Peggy Sturdivant This is an open letter to all of my friends and communities in Ballard, the writers, artists, teachers, parents, children, readers, gardeners, dog-walkers, cat-lovers, okay, everybody. Come out and play on Friday, September 18, 2015 .

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  11. Teachers continue to strike in Ballard and across SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Over 5,000 Seattle teachers and paraprofessionals picketed through the day yesterday in front of the 97 schools in the Seattle School District on what should have been the first day of class. The strike continues today, and teachers have said they will demonstrate until a satisfactory resolution is met in their contract dispute with Seattle School District.

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

    Aug 14, 2015 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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