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  1. West Seattle Crime Watch: Early-morning robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | West Seattle Blog

    Two masked men forced their way inside a Seattle marijuana shop owner's West Seattle home early Friday and tied him up at gunpoint, before making off with tens of thousands of dollars in cash, a half-dozen pistols and a high-powered rifle. The 47-year-old owner was walking up to his home in the 8600 block of 35th Avenue SW around 12:30 AM when two masked men approached him.

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  2. @ Morgan Community Association: Park-expansion update, side-streets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | West Seattle Blog

    The city has owned the commercial site north of the park since last year and, according to MoCA president Deb Barker , hopes to have the current tenants, a mini-mart and cleaner, out by the end of May. A week or so of "remediation" work will follow. Development money was part of the plan for the Park District ballot measure, but design/development is still a ways off.

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  3. Traffic/Transit Today: Friday updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | West Seattle Blog

    Good morning! No trouble spots so far in or from West Seattle. Of note: It's the last weekday of spring break for Seattle Public Schools and the independent schools that follow its calendar, so traffic volumes will invariably rise on Monday.

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  4. Seen off West Seattle: More helicopter-and-boat photographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks to Nicole for the photo - this caught some eyes on the water off West Seattle's western shores early this evening. Reminds us of the photo shoot last month involving a boat built for the Tunisian Navy .

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  5. West Seattle scene: Mayor's lunchtime visit to Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | West Seattle Blog

    Mayor Ed Murray was back in The Junction today, less than three weeks after his walking-tour/coffee-conversation stop . His stop at the Senior Center of West Seattle wasn't an official speech/town-hall type visit, just an informal lunchtime conversation, though he took the microphone for a moment.

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  6. Shell Arctic-drilling equipment @ Terminal 5: Plans for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Seattle Blog

    With the platform and vessel that Shell hopes to use for Arctic drilling getting closer to Western Washington waters, opponents of their expected stay at Terminal 5 have announced a schedule for protests, while the U.S. Coast Guard has announced "temporary safety zones" as well as a "voluntary First Amendment zone" worked out with potential waterborne protesters. Two months have passed since the Port of Seattle announced it had signed a lease with Foss for a third of the idle-since-last-summer Terminal 5 expanse in West Seattle, with Foss expecting to host Royal Dutch Shell offshore-drilling equipment that would eventually head to the Arctic if Shell gets final federal approval.

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  7. Meet West Seattle Helpline's new executive director Chris LangelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Seattle Blog

    He's been on the job a few weeks, but in case you haven't met him yet, West Seattle Helpline is officially announcing its new executive director, Chris Langeler : West Seattle Helpline, a nonprofit social service agency offering emergency assistance for West Seattle residents, is pleased to welcome Chris Langeler as the new Executive Director. Mr. Langeler comes to West Seattle Helpline with years of experience in fundraising, social services, community development, management, and working with underserved individuals and families from diverse backgrounds.

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  8. West Seattle weather: 'Amazing clouds' at sunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Seattle Blog

    The photo above is by "Diver Laura" James , one of several people who sent pics of the phenomenon in Tuesday's sunset sky.

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  9. West Seattleites among 44 applicants to fill rest of Sally Clark's City Council termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Seattle Blog

    The city has just gone public with the list of 44 people who have applied to fill the rest of Sally Clark's City Council term. We're seeing at least two familiar West Seattle names - Delridge District Council chair Mat McBride and 34th District Democrats board member Chris Porter .

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  10. West Seattle weather: Thunderstorm moving throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Seattle Blog

    Storm moving in! Checking the National Weather Service to see how long it might be. Forecast for the afternoon does say "possibly a thunderstorm."

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  11. Seen in West Seattle: Recognize these Fairmount flowers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Seattle Blog

    The native-flower photos, in montage format, were taken last weekend on Fairmount Avenue by Fred Weinmann , whose son Chris Weinmann shared them with us, to share with you. After a quick review, we suspected this was the work of someone more knowledgeable than the average wanderer, so we asked Chris.

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  12. Good luck! Local team in statewide Science Olympiad this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | West Seattle Blog

    Good luck to Evergreen Science , a 15-member team of 6th-through-9th-grade-age homeschool students from West Seattle and South Seattle who are headed to a big competition this Saturday: The state-level Science Olympiad , to be held at Highline College in Des Moines. If they win, they'll go to the National Science Olympiad , which will be held at the University of Nebraska in mid-May. Christine Ranegger e-mailed to let us know about Evergreen Science and pointed us to the official SO website for this explanation: Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division .

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  13. Traffic/Transit Today: Monday watch; the week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | West Seattle Blog

    Happy spring break to everyone who's off this week, and welcome back to everyone who's been away. Our Monday watch is on.

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  14. Memorial on Wednesday for Barbara Cough Shea, 1930-2015: 'Her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    Barbara Cough Shea , who lived for more than 35 years in West Seattle, will be remembered at a funeral Mass on Wednesday . Here's the remembrance her family is sharing, telling the story of the many chapters of her life: Barbara was born April 23, 1930, in Norridgewock, Maine, to Bernard Ezra "Bun" Cough and Helen Norton Cough.

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  15. Happening Now: West Seattle Soccer Club's spring season startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    The final round of games for the first day of the West Seattle Soccer Club 's spring season is under way, on fields all over West Seattle. We stopped by one of the fields at Roxhill , while players in the youngest division - U-6 - were getting in gear.

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  16. West Seattle Sunday: Spring soccer starts; Duwamish Longhouse tea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | West Seattle Blog

    COMMUNICATIONS ACADEMY: It's the second day of the big annual regional emergency-communications gathering at South Seattle College , with another full slate of presentations , starting with a keynote about amateur radio's vital role. For the public, the most noticeable aspect is a passel of communications vehicles parked toward the south end of campus.

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  17. Open Letter: a grandmother says 'thank you,' and wonders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | West Seattle Blog

    That's 4-year-old Aaron , photographed before a fall off the Alki seawall left him badly hurt. His grandmother Teri has written an open letter both to say thanks to the strangers who helped, and to voice concerns about safety: On Tuesday, April 7th, at approximately 5:30 pm, my husband David, my 4-year old grandson Aaron and I were riding bikes along the 1300 block of Alki Avenue.

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  18. Happening Now: Kiwanis food drive to help your neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | West Seattle Blog

    At West Seattle Thriftway , we found, from left, Chief Sealth International High School Key Club members Ariana , Cameron , and Johnny were there with Kiwanis's Shari Sewell and West Niver . Then at PCC Natural Markets-West Seattle : In our photo, Rosemary and Hana from the Key Club at West Seattle High School .

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  19. Mass, reception next Thursday for Jack Meduna, 1946-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | West Seattle Blog

    Jack Meduna will be remembered with a Mass at Holy Family and reception at Forest Lawn next Thursday. Here's the remembrance his family is sharing: He was born in Seattle on December 18th, 1946.

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  20. Online petition launched by opponents of 35th SW speed-limit cut,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | West Seattle Blog

    An online petition was part of the community campaign to get the city to make safety improvements on 35th SW. More than a year later, another online petition is asking the city not to reduce the speed limit or rechannelize 35th - both of which are key parts of the "design alternatives" announced in two March meetings : 35th has been the major West Seattle arterial since West Seattle was platted! Everyone else who depends on it to help them get outta town don't want it choked with "safety" improvements that, plain and simple, aren't needed.

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