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Tue, 11/29/05

Rebekah Schilperoort

For some people, taking a leap of faith is so scary that they never attempt it.

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Tue, 11/29/05

Dean Wong

There was a celebration at Carkeek Park last Friday and the guest of honor was the chum salmon that have been swimming up the creek in recent weeks.

The Annual Piper's Creek Salmon event drew crowds of children and adults…MORE

Wed, 11/23/05

Dean Wong

Tears come to Joe Gables' eyes when he talks about getting old and being home bound due to his limited mobility. He has no friends or family to support him. But one light shining in his life is Randy Neely, a volunteer with…MORE

Tue, 11/15/05

As the environment of public libraries begins to change to a more relaxed atmosphere, community interest in the Seattle Public Library system seems to be rising, particularly for the Ballard branch.

According to the Seattle Public Library'…MORE

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Tue, 11/15/05

There's an old warehouse at the foot of the Magnolia Bridge on the empty west side of Terminal 91. It's easy to miss, sitting beneath a greenbelt, looking derelict. But on this cold Saturday morning, all the parking spots around it are full.…MORE

Mon, 11/14/05

Steve Clark

This is National Animal Shelter Appreciation week so if want to appreciate Seattle's official animal shelter, you're lucky that it's a mile south of the Ballard Bridge on 15th Avenue West. You can go say hi to the staff, and…MORE

Wed, 11/09/05

Before leaving for a trip across China and Tibet in April, then 13-year-olds Olivia Price and Hannah Miller never thought it would be Tibetan orphans who would make the trip most memorable.

After returning home in May, Price and Miller…MORE

Wed, 11/09/05

Ballard resident Susan Partnow is traveling to Nigeria later this month as part of a local delegation to help open a new library in the Ijaw village of Oporoza.

She will join a group of 16 others brought together by Seattle-based Global…MORE

Wed, 11/02/05

Dean Wong

"Inherit the Wind," is an ambitious new play by students in the Ballard High School drama department dealing with the subject of evolution.

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee wrote the play in 1955 as a fictional account of…MORE

Wed, 10/26/05

A load of cargo is hoisted off of a catcher processor at Terminal 91 on October 13. Many of these ships' marine-specific supply needs are met by firms in Ballard.

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