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  1. City, district to team up on Memorial Stadium planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    From left, Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess, School Board Director Leslie Harris, Council President Bruce Harrell, and Superintendent Larry Nyland sign an agreement to partner on several key issues, including the future of Memorial Stadium. Photo by Joe Veyera Burgess said on Monday that Seattle's children, "deserve a strong, healthy, fair start and the best possible education any city can provide."

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  2. One last reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Bill Stafford and Carol Arnold pose with copies of, "Spirit in the Rock," at Magnolia's Bookstore, where they held a talk and book signing in October. Photo by Joe Veyera It was familiar territory as a foreign correspondent for NBC News in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and later locally as host of the, "The Compton Report," each week on KING 5. And soon after winning a seat on the Seattle City Council in 1999, he was tabbed to lead the council's investigation of the response to the World Trade Organization protests, and later chaired its public-safety committee.

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  3. ZinZanni's new production falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    The revival of ZinZanni's first production, 'Love, Chaos, and Dinner,' features a first-time 'Madame ZinZanni,' Ariana Savalas. Photo by Michael Doucett.

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  4. EDITORIAL | Tax the rich until they come up with a better solutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Seattle politicians seem to be in a constantly precarious position of somehow promoting the city as the kind of place big business wants to invest in while also addressing displacement and homelessness. Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Kirsten Harris-Talley likely won't be able to do both with their proposal to reinstate the head tax on large employers.

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  5. Musings from the Laundromat | Just breatheRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    When I started to write this column last week, I was on fire about the underreported near bombing of a North Carolina airport. My Queen Anne book club had just read The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan centered on two families affected by a bomb detonated in a Delhi shopping area, so the topic was freshly on my mind.

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  6. EDITORIAL | One way or another, historic Seattle is coming downRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    For those in Seattle worried that gentrification is rapidly making the city unaffordable and resulting in the destruction of those brick monuments to the Emerald City's past, there's a new threat to an old problem that appears likely to quicken these losses. The Seattle City Council is currently considering whether it should make the seismic retrofitting of unreinforced masonry buildings mandatory in more than 1,100 structures around the city.

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  7. The journey of JafarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Jonathan Weir stands in front of the marquee outside the Paramount Theatre, where he plays Jafar in Disney's "Aladdin," through Oct. 29. Photo by Joe Veyera Disney's "Aladdin," runs through Oct. 29 at the Paramount Theatre . Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays - with 1 p.m. matinees on Oct. 19 and 26 - 8 p.m. on Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays.

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  8. Oliver brings organizing background, experience as lawyer, educator to mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    When Nikkita Oliver entered the mayor's race in March, she and the newly formed Peoples Party of Seattle did so against an incumbent that many thought was well-positioned for a second term. Photo by Brandon Macz When Nikkita Oliver entered the mayor's race in March, she and the newly formed Peoples Party of Seattle did so against an incumbent that many thought was well-positioned for a second term.

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  9. How to designate a landmark: The Boyd BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Once upon a time in 1920, former Queen Anne resident Frederick L. Boyd built the Boyd Building on Westlake Avenue North. Just this spring, to the apparent dismay of the building's owners, it was designated a Seattle landmark.

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  10. Falling Awake | There goes the neighborhoodRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    I was remembering something I heard the other day. Two women were sitting on the bus discussing how much our downtown has changed.

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  11. Safe Seattle founder Lever says 'evidence-based solutions' set him apart in mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Safe Seattle founder Harley Lever is a former human factors research scientist, and now works as a small business consultant. Photo courtesy of campaign.

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  12. Virginia Seim Coester July 11, 1946 - May 30, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Virginia Seim Coester passed away peacefully on May 30, 2017 surrounded by the love of her family. Virginia was born on July 11, 1946 to James and Marian Seim in Seattle.

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  13. Musings from the Laundromat | a goose not cookedRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    A couple of weeks ago, I rescued a goose from a plastic six-pack ring. If you follow my blog, www.lifeontaboga.wordpresscom, you may have read the story.

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  14. Magnolia resident runs for city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Seattle City Council candidate Charlene Strong describes herself as a pragmatic progressive, as someone who wants to capitalize on what the city does well and dispense with the things it doesn't. "When I get in there, I want to find out what agencies aren't hitting the mark and how we can get them where they need to be," Strong said, "and if we can't, then maybe they need to go."

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  15. Farrell leaves legislature with belief she can best enact progressive solutions as mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Jessyn Farrell was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 2012, and previously served as executive director of the Transportation Choices Coalition. Photo courtesy of campaign.

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  16. A tail-wagging additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Last weekend, Wag N' Wash Natural Food & Bakery opened its first Seattle location at 1932 Queen Anne Ave. N., bringing its own spin on the pet retail and grooming market under the direction of co-owners Bill Wolfe and Andrew Held. The partners live just four blocks from the store, and had previously been customers of the chain's Phoenix location.

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  17. Operation Nightwatch makes way for Seattle's navigation centerRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    When Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced plans for a 24-hour homeless navigation center, Rev. Rick Reynolds said he asked the city's human services department if Operation Nightwatch was vulnerable.

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  18. An ode to EdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Artist Andy Eccleshall , and curator Terese Clark look up at a mural of Seattle baseball legend Edo Vanni at Aegis of Queen Anne at Rodgers Park. Photo by Joe Veyera There's Felix Hernandez and Ichiro.

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  19. Cleaning up the messRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    King County Wastewater Treatment Division Director Mark Isaacson speaks during a public meeting on the West Point Treatment Plant restoration efforts on March 18. Photo by Joe Veyera While the director of the King County Wastewater Treatment Division says he took his current position in October looking for a challenge, the events of that day weren't what he had in mind. Just after 2 a.m. that morning, during a period of intense rain, the West Point Treatment Plant lost electrical power, which preceded an equipment failure at the facility.

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  20. Musings from the Laundromat | Hands Off the WheelRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    If someone told me 15 years ago, that by the time I turned 60 I would have sold my Queen Anne home, moved aboard a sailboat, bought property in Panama, and begun a new career as a freelance writer I would have laughed. "That's someone else's life," I would have thought.

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