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  1. At Large in Ballard: Six Wakes and a RequiemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ballard News-Tribune

    Last weekend I attended six wakes and one requiem. The requiem, composed to put to rest the soul of an 18th century enslaved African, and performed by a 40 piece orchestra and 100 voice chorus, was the more uplifting.

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  2. Seattle 2035: Preserving Industrial LandRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ballard News-Tribune

    City staff are hosting a series of meetings in March to discuss specific land use policies for designated Manufacturing and Industrial Centers that will preserve these areas for ongoing industrial use. This policy work is aimed at strengthening our industrial business sectors as a part of Seattle 2035- the City's major comprehensive plan update.

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  3. At Large in Ballard: HomesteadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Last spring a local writer asked if there was a space in Ballard similar to Hugo House; a writer's center on Capitol Hill that provides classes, workshops and overall support for writers. She also said, "If nothing exists, then maybe we can talk about creating such a thing?" She has powerful ideas.

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  4. Murray, Godden announce Paid Parental Leave program for City of Seattle EmployeesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Today, Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Jean Godden announced a new paid parental leave benefit for City of Seattle employees. Murray and Godden will introduce legislation that will provide employees access to four weeks per year of paid parental leave for the birth, adoption or foster placement of a minor child or children.

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  5. Police on watch for man in golden van after child luring attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Seattle police are on the lookout for a man driving a gold colored van after the driver reportedly posed as a school transportation official and tried to convince a mother to let her child ride with him. According to Seattle Police, dispatchers received a 911 call around 8:20 a.m. from a woman in Magnolia who said a man posed as a school transportation official in order to give her child a ride to school.

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  6. It's time to stop walking and start running to complete the Burke-Gilman TrailRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The Burke-Gilman Trail is the crown jewel of our regional trail system. Every day, thousands of people walk, run, bike and inline skate this multi-use trail connecting Bothell to Golden Gardens-well, everywhere on the trail except in one notable place.

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  7. Neighbors invited to University District 'Find It, Fix It' Community WalkRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's 'Find It, Fix It' Community Walks, focused on Seattle crime hotspots, are starting again in 2015. This first walk of the year will be held in Seattle's University District on Saturday, Feb. 21 beginning at 11 a.m. At the walk, community leaders and residents, police, and city officials will gather together to identify physical disorder and solve it.

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  8. Ballard's first recreational cannabis store now serving North SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Herbs House is Ballard's first recreational cannabis shop, and they held their grand opening over the weekend. At noon on Saturday Feb. 7, Ballardites were not thronging the store waiting to get in like at the opening of Seattle's fist recreational pot shop last year, but there was a solid showing of people eager to have a look at the new shop and take home a few treats.

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  9. UW Medicine Opens Multi-specialty Location in BallardRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Ballard News-Tribune

    UW Medicine will open a new multi-specialty location on February 2, 2015 on Leary Way in Ballard. Situated next to the Ballard Bridge, UW Medicine Ballard will offer primary care, sports medicine and physical therapy, and later in 2015, urgent care.

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  10. Jana M. Suchy coming to Chinook's to debut her second bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Ballard News-Tribune

    On Feb 6, Anthony's Restaurants celebrates the photography of Jana Suchy with the release of her new black and white photobook, Alaska Fishing Gold Rush of the 1980's! We have been proud to showcase Jana's photographs on the walls of Chinook's at Fishermen's Terminal for more than 25 years and this Tuesday, February 10, Jana will be there signing copies of her new book from 4:00pm-7:00pm! Her second photobook is "a gritty look at a gritty life" of Alaska fishing in the 1980's. "Gold fever struck in the icy waters off the craggy coast of Alaska on the bottom of the ocean in the North Pacific.

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  11. One Night Count reveals 21 percent more people sleeping unsheltered...Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The annual one night count was conducted in the early morning hours on Jan. 23. King County officials and volunteers counted the individuals exposed to the elements and sleeping on the streets on a single night in King County. The annual count is organized by the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness.

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  12. New bill aims to give neighbors a voice in developmentRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    State lawmakers will have a chance to address land use notification this legislative session, answering what many neighborhoods have been calling a major problem with development. Citizens have all seen those big land use signs in front of construction sites; House Bill 1084 would require something like that for nearly all development projects.

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  13. Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home for landmark statusRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Wiggen & Sons Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments.

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  14. Will the LIHI hygiene center in Ballard ever open?Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    The appeal hearing for the proposed Ballard Urban Rest Stop has been set for February 10 at 9 am in Room 4000 of the Seattle Municipal Tower . The hygiene center is planned to occupy the ground floor of the Low Income Housing Institute's Cheryl Chow Court located at 2014 NW 57TH St. The Cheryl Chow Court has 51 units and provides affordable housing for the elderly.

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  15. High cost of rents: Tenants need fair time to relocateRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    It is exciting to see Seattle's landscape and economy grow and evolve, but for every new crane on the horizon, there are hundreds of personal stories to be told. Unfortunately, economic growth too frequently results in a lack of affordable housing, leaving many people displaced from their homes, scrambling to find affordable housing.

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  16. Murray expands shelter for homeless people, proposes encampment ordinanceRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Today Mayor Ed Murray announced several actions to respond to the growing number of homeless people forced to sleep on the streets of Seattle, including an expansion of emergency shelter and the establishment of up to three permitted tent encampments on City or private lands in Seattle. "These folks are our neighbors, each with his or her own unfortunate path to homelessness," said Murray.

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  17. Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska presentation Jan. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Join us for "Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska," on Wednesday, January 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Our presenter is Dean Adams, author of Four Thousand Hooks: A True Story of Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska . Learn Dean Adams' personal story as a young halibut/black cod fisherman bound for Alaska, and about the people and organizations that have contributed over many decades to Ballard's fishing fleet.

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  18. Kane Environmental Awarded 5-Year $5 Million Navy ContractRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Kane Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental and geotechnical consulting firm located in Fremont, has been awarded the five-year, $5 Million Environmental Lab Sampling Services Contract for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest. John Kane, CEO/President of Kane Environmental says, "This is a significant award for our company providing the expertise and capacity for environmental services at nine separate Navy facilities in the Puget Sound.

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  19. At Large in Ballard: Type A, felineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Gayle and Jerry witnessed a lot of drama during six months of visits to an emergency veterinary clinic. One comment in particular has stayed with them for years.

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  20. New bike shop opens on Stone WayRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Ballard News-Tribune

    Bill Davidson of Davidson Cycles and Maxwell Kullaway of 333fab are excited to announce the opening of their new shop, Davidson-Kullaway Custom Bicycles. Slated to open in early 2015, the shop will be located on 3425 Stone Way N in the Fremont/Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.

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