Thu, 07/21/05

I go to the show to see the display gardens, and I usually buy a preview party ticket so that I get to see and photograph the gardens sans crowds. I also usually work at the show, so I get to see the display gardeners several times. Since I did a…MORE

Thu, 07/21/05

Rumors of scaling back a preschool program at Loyal Heights Community Center mobilized a group of concerned parents last week and prompted the Seattle Parks Department to call for a public meeting.

On Monday, the department announced it…MORE


Thu, 07/21/05

Ballard High School freshman Peter Osseward rules over kings, queens and pawns. His only claim to royalty, however, is as a chess champion.

Osseward recently took first place at the Washington State High School Individual Chess…MORE


Thu, 07/21/05

The comings and goings of garbage trucks at the city's proposed intermodal solid-waste transfer facility being considered for Harbor Island wouldn't much affect other traffic, according to a transportation consultant.

Garbage trucks from…MORE


Wed, 07/20/05

As part of the Seattle Pro Parks Project, Westcrest Park has been chosen to receive $75,000 for an art project. The budget includes artist design fees and the fabrication of the artwork.

Local artist Milenko Matanovic was selected by the…MORE

Wed, 07/20/05

City Councilmember Nick Licata says he is focusing his reelection campaign on public safety strategies to reduce crime on city streets by ramping up police visibility and increasing communications between law enforcement and citizens.



Wed, 07/20/05

As a young boy growing up in the Roxbury neighborhood, Mike Fann had the typical childhood adventures. But they don't compare to the adventures he's experienced during his 35 years with the Seattle Police Department.

And now that he's…MORE

Wed, 07/20/05

A group of 13 parents is requesting an investigation of "potential misappropriation of funds" during the last four years at Arbor Heights Elementary School.

They sent a letter to Superintendent Raj Manhas and the Seattle Public Schools…MORE

Thu, 07/14/05

In Loving Memory

Alfreida "Freida" Bancroft

November 17, 1941-June 21, 2005

Born in Galveston, Texas, Freida has been resident of West Seattle since 1974. She is survived by one daughter, three grandchildren, two sisters,…MORE

Thu, 07/14/05

A few twisted preditors able to ruin things for rest of us

By Kyra-lin Hom

I'm a young girl with time to kill over the summer. Seeing as I live in one of the fattest nations in the world, shouldn't my father be happy that I want to…MORE

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