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  1. FOLLOWUP: Ryan Cox charged with second-degree assault in Gatewood stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | West Seattle Blog

    The victim, 40-year-old Court Heeter , remains in the hospital, according to a comment from a family friend, recovering from multiple stab wounds. Cox also was taken to Harborview after the attack last Tuesday night, with what police say was a self-inflicted stab wound.

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  2. Road Work Alert: 4th Ave. S. repaving starts next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | West Seattle Blog

    In addition to the Admiral Way repaving alert we published on Friday , there's one more that you might want to know about - outside West Seattle, but a major route for getting to/from downtown. SDOT says that the six-month repaving project for 4th Avenue South , between S. Spokane Street and S. Royal Brougham , starts Monday.

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  3. Where to look for special glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | West Seattle Blog

    I will tell you where you can get safe eclipse glasses after two short paragraphs of safety information; my conscience won't let me skip the safety warnings. Eclipse glasses are also called solar-observing glasses and they are not related to sunglasses.

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  4. Elephant seal visits AlkiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | West Seattle Blog

    The photo is from David Hutchinson , who explains: "Some of your readers may have stopped by to take a look at an unusual West Seattle beach visitor Thursday morning, just east of the Alki Bathhouse." It was an elephant seal - and Seal Sitters' Blubberblog explains its odd appearance .

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  5. REMINDER: No West Seattle or Vashon Water Taxi service starting Monday, for up to a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | West Seattle Blog

    One more reminder: The King County Water Taxi is out of service as of tomorrow , for up to a week. That's a shorter maximum duration than what was originally announced in June , when KCDOT first said a service interruption would be needed for the move to a temporary downtown dock to be used during the overhaul of the permanent site on the south side of Colman Dock .

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  6. West Seattle Thursday: Blue Angels, bee stories, 'Planet Earth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | West Seattle Blog

    Another red sunrise today - photographed this time by Ann Anderson . The visibility otherwise appears to have improved a bit - at least, looking to the west, where Vashon is more in view than it's been for a while.

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  7. Aegis project on Admiral has 'topped off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | West Seattle Blog

    The largest construction project in Admiral right now just marked a milestone. The 80-unit Aegis Living senior-residences project at 47th/Admiral/Waite had a "topping-off party" this past Thursday to celebrate the placement of the last beam and end of framing on the building, almost a year after work began at the site with demolition of the former Life Care Center building .

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  8. VIDEO: See inside West Seattle's first charter school, Summit Atlas, 3 weeks before it opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | West Seattle Blog

    It's been two and a half years since we broke the news of the charter-middle-and-high-school plan for the property at 9601 35th SW , discovering an early-stage proposal in city permit-application files. Former owners Freedom Church/Jesus Center sold the site in 2015 to Washington Charter School Development for $4.75 million.

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  9. VIDEO: 13 City Council candidates @ West Seattle's final pre-primary forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | West Seattle Blog

    Thirteen of the 15 people running for the two at-large City Council positions on next week's ballot were at Highland Park Improvement Club tonight for the last West Seattle forum of the primary-election campaign, presented by the Delridge Neighborhoods District Council , and moderated by its chair, Mat McBride . Rather than a Q&A format, the forum began with each candidate getting 5 minutes to make a statement, followed by time for mingling and one-on-one conversation.

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  10. Fried chicken, Chinese food, and now pizza for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | West Seattle Blog

    Another big West Seattle restaurant mystery is a mystery no longer. You might recall that when we reported in mid-June that Pellegrini Italian Market had closed, its owners said they had sold it to "another GREAT West Seattle operator."

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  11. Should Murray Resign? West Seattle's Greg Nickels, 3 other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | West Seattle Blog

    West Seattleite Greg Nickels is one of four former Seattle mayors - Norm Rice , Charles Royer , Wes Uhlman - say it's enough that Ed Murray is not running for re-election. Despite the most recent revelation that an Oregon caseworker believed Murray had molested his foster child , they don't think he should resign.

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  12. 2-building, ~300-unit project at 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW moves to 2nd phase of Design ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    The next major project in the pipeline for the intensively densifying east edge of The Junction has moved on to the second phase of Design Review - two buildings with a total of nearly 300 apartments, plus retail and live-work spaces, at 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW [ map ] and across the alley at 4721 38th SW. The sites are being developed together by Legacy Partners , and so were presented together last night to the Southwest Design Review Board .

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  13. Key approvals for 4754 Fauntleroy Way SWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    On the same day that 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW goes to the Southwest Design Review Board , its future neighbor " The Foundry ," at 4754 Fauntleroy, has received key city approvals. The notice is the only major one for West Seattle in today's Land Use Information Bulletin .

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  14. Festival Centroamericano returning to Westcrest ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Last year, the first-ever Festival Centroamericano filled Westcrest Park in Highland Park with a daylong celebration of Central American culture . We just got word it's coming back for a second year.

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  15. From White Center Now: Li'l Woody's to open this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Even if you've already been to Summer Fest once, come back today just for fun! Here are the highlights - and what else is up around West Seattle today:

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  16. On 4th vote, 34th District Democrats endorse Bob Hasegawa, Jessyn Farrell for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    It took more than an hour and four rounds of voting tonight for the 34th District Democrats to decide who they are supporting for mayor. The result: A dual endorsement for Bob Hasegawa and Jessyn Farrell .

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  17. @ Southwest District Council: Rechannelization reconsideration? Plus, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    SWDC co-chair David Whiting of the Admiral Neighborhood Association led the meeting, which featured multiple meaty topics despite the day-after-holiday scheduling. AVALON PAVING PROJECT: Dan Anderson and project manager Luke Peters of SDOT came to speak to the group about the repaving and rechannelization project , one month after Avalon entrepreneur John Bennett brought merchants' concerns to the SWDC, which agreed to support them .

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  18. Camp Second Chance: Community Advisory Committee talks 'tiny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    While blues musicians performed a benefit concert today at Camp Second Chance , the city-sanctioned encampment in southeast West Seattle, its Community Advisory Committee met for the third time, at nearby Arrowhead Gardens . The concert is raising money for expenses that the city's $208K/year contract with CSC via Patacara Community Services doesn't cover - in particular, "tiny houses" that can replace tents on the 50 platforms at the camp's site just inside the main gates of the city-owned Myers Way Parcels.

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  19. COUNTDOWN: Date set for Seafair Parade of ShipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Continuing our look ahead to some of what's coming up this summer - since the Seafair website just mentions August 1st through 6th as Fleet Week , without other specifics, we asked about the Parade of Ships, usually a popular sight as the visiting military ships "parade" past West Seattle. Seafair spokesperson Emily Cantrell tells WSB the date is Wednesday, August 2nd, and beyond that, no details yet.

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  20. @ Highland Park Action Committee: From the city to Congress to campaigning for the roundaboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Toplines from the Highland Park Action Committee 's last meeting before summer break, Wednesday night at Highland Park Improvement Club : DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOODS: Yun Pitre visited - she's an 11-year city employee who was formerly a Neighborhood District Coordinator , now a Community Engagement Coordinator , one of four working with community groups around the city . She's assigned to Districts 1 and 2. "We're still your liaisons to city government," she affirmed, when asked what her role now means.

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