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  1. Happening Now: Seattle educators picketing on strike-vote eveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Seattle Blog

    That's the picket line along SW Thistle outside Chief Sealth International High School , one of two sites in West Seattle and nine around the city where Seattle Education Association members are picketing on the eve of their strike vote. After more than three months of contract talks, there's no agreement, so when members from around the city meet at Benaroya Hall tomorrow evening, they'll be voting on whether to strike.


  2. 28 dogs, 6 cats, 4 chinchillas rescued from 'squalid' homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    Seattle police and Animal Shelter officers rescued dozens of animals Wednesday from what they called "squalid conditions" inside a University District townhouse. A property manager contacted the Seattle Animal Shelter last week with a tip about possible animal breeding operation at a home in the 4500 block of 11th Avenue NE.


  3. Traffic/Transit Today: Wednesday updates; more schools openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Seattle Blog

    METRO CANCELLATIONS : In our followup published last night, a King County Department of Transportation spokesperson explained that cancellations aren't new but their efforts to notify riders via texts/tweets are, while also responding to our questions about hiring efforts, since personnel shortages are behind the cancellations.


  4. A Locals Only Guide to BumbershootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Weekly

    It's a pivotal year for the festival, with a new partnership that will include longtime steward OneReel and the regional arm of international live-music monolith AEG Live. It's a little unsettling for Bumberfans who have long prized the festival's support of regional artists even as the bill has filled with national and international ones.


  5. Write the Caregiving ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This series will examine how language can provide an outlet for self-expression, and it will create an emotional shelter for memory-loss caregivers. The class will use poems, essays and other writings to facilitate discussion and become a starting point for in-class writing exercises.


  6. Sound Transit narrows list of projects for 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Seattle's future could someday include a second downtown transit tunnel and a light rail line running from West Seattle to Ballard, or from Ballard to the University District. Those are a few of the options the Sound Transit Board identified last week for further study as potential candidates for the November 2016 Sound Transit 3 ballot measure.


  7. West Seattle schools: Some local students already back in class; others are about to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | West Seattle Blog

    On this last day of August, it's the first day of school for some local students - and others already have returned, or are about to, as listed below with each school's name linking to its calendar: HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL - First day today, and it's a half-day, so students are already out for the day. For local public schools, Seattle 's first day of classes is Wednesday, September 9th, while Highline Public Schools start this Thursday.


  8. West Seattle development: Next phase of public-comment process for proposed CVS storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | West Seattle Blog

    After passing the first stage of Design Review on the second try earlier this summer, the project team for the proposed CVS drugstore at 4722 Fauntleroy Way SW has applied for a land-use permit - and with the announcement in today's Land Use Information Bulletin , that opens the next phase of the public-comment process. As reported previously, the store is proposed as a one-story building on the site that now holds West Seattle Produce and Suite Arrangements ; it would have 50 offstreet parking spaces and a drive-through window.


  9. Power out for 190 near Alki Point as storm blows in; Now restoredRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | West Seattle Herald

    Original Post Power went out for around 190 City Light customers near Alki Point around 12:25pm on Saturday, as strong winds buffeted the area knocking out power for many more in North Seattle. No exact cause was stated by City Light as it was still under investigation.


  10. Seattle School District requests city zoning waiver to expand Loyal Heights ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Viewing Feed

    The Seattle School District wants to double the size of Loyal Heights Elementary, and they are requesting a waiver from city zoning regulations to begin the rebuild. There will be a meeting to discuss the request at the Loyal Heights Elementary School lunchroom on September 15 at 6:30 p.m. The district is anticipating an expected enrollment increase from 450 to 660 students in the coming years, and the plans include a three-story addition onto the original building and modernizing the current structure.


  11. Insurance companies sue over Seattle tunnel machine repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | HeraldNet

    Insurance companies have filed a lawsuit to get off the hook for millions of dollars of repair costs for Seattle's tunnel-boring machine called Bertha. The Seattle Times reported that the companies filed a lawsuit last week in New York City claiming they shouldn't have to pay the repair bill because the machine's design was flawed from the start.


  12. Seattle: Step Inside a Former Starbucks CEO's Seattle MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Curbed

    Jim Donald joined Starbucks in 2002, eventually working his way up to CEO by 2005 before moving on to become CEO of Haggen Food & Pharmacy and then Extended Stay Hotels. When he started with the Seattle coffee giant, he and his family moved into 6,342 square-foot five-bedroom at 4315 N.E. 33rd St. in Laurelhurst.


  13. West Seattle Crime Watch reader report: Car prowl in SeaviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Seattle Blog

    My car was prowled last night in Seaview neighborhood in alley parking space off 46th Ave SW between Juneau and Findlay . Nothing taken, but glove and other cubbies opened and rifled through.


  14. Seeing it? Smelling it? That's a 'large smoke cloud' over our areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | West Seattle Blog

    Yes, that's wildfire smoke coloring our skies - yellowish haze right now, last night's moonset , today's sunrise If you're sensitive, you probably have even noticed a smoky smell in the air - two people messaged us last night from different areas of West Seattle, wondering if there was a major fire close by. You can find many images and explanations on the Web, but the most comprehensive combination we've found so far is from weather analyst Cliff Mass , who published this update on his site , headlined, " Large Smoke Cloud Heads for Puget Sound ."


  15. Holy Family Street Fair promises family fun Sept 12-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Highline Times

    Every year hundreds of people attend the event where different cultures and styles are represented. There is an entertainment program that includes music and dance performances, karaoke, kid games and more.


  16. Apply for a PARK(ing) Day 2015 spot within the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Viewing Feed

    There's only a week left to submit applications for the annual SDOT PARK Day , where on-street parking spots are transformed into small themed public hangouts. This year's city-wide event takes place September 18, with extended hours from 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. Last year's PARK Day was Seattle's biggest yet, with 50 pop-up parks across the city.


  17. Shiro Kashiba Opening Pike Place Restaurant; Canlis Chef Unleashes New MenuRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Eater

    It's almost time, sushi lovers. Last December, happy word came that Seattle sushi legend Shiro Kashiba was working on , but now the 74-year-old Kashiba reports that he expects to open Sushi Kashiba by the end of October.


  18. West Seattle schools: New 'multi-age' co-op class launchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | West Seattle Blog

    Something new this year from West Seattle's cooperative preschools: A "multi-age" co-op class. We found out about it while talking recently with Judy Hall , who oversees the South Seattle College Cooperative Preschools program that has operated for years at multiple locations around this area.


  19. Magnolia Summerfest returning next yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Magnolia Summerfest will be back next year, on Aug. 5 through 7, after a community fundraising effort. The annual family festival, low on funds just two weeks before this year's event, raised enough money to more than cover expenses.


  20. Inferno strikes Dante's bar in U-DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Seattle firefighters work the scene of a Tuesady morning fire at the popular U-District bar, Dante's on Roosevelt Way Northeast. Photo: Joshua Trujillo/ Roosevelt Way is closed at Northeast 55th Street Tuesday morning while firefighters tackle a blaze at the popular University District bar, Dante's.


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