August 2016

Mayor Murray Announces Unsanctioned Encampments Cleanup Protocols Task Force Participants, Schedule

Information provided by the the City of Seattle

Mayor Ed Murray announced the full list of participants in the Unsanctioned Encampments Cleanup Protocols Task Force today, as well as the schedule of meetings beginning tonight, August 31, 2016, at 6pm in the Bertha Knight Landes room at City Hall. The task force, organized with Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, will meet at least weekly through the end of September, by which time legislation will be presented to City Council to update the cleanup protocol. Co-chaired by Sally Clark and David Moseley, the task force encompasses key stakeholders who will seek to improve clarity, coordination and outreach, as well as ways to address public health and safety issues and storage of belongings.

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Seattle Public Schools says child care coming to former Schmitz Park Elementary

Genesee Hill and Lafayette will offer child care options too

Child care options are coming to three West Seattle schools, Seattle Public Schools said today in an announcement.
This fall, in partnership with Seattle Parks parents will have more choices for child care at the former Schmitz Park Elementary (now replaced with the new Genesee Hill Elementary) as well as Genesee Hill itself and Lafayette Elementary School. The issue of what to do, what programmatic needs the Schmitz Park location would fill have been up in the air for some time as the West Seattle Herald reported in May.

The announcement reads:

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Keeping Track

Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Ishikawa homers, doubles twice

Federal Way High School graduate Travis Ishikawa hit two home runs and two doubles for the Sacramento Rivercats of the San Francisco Giants' organization over the past week.
Ishikawa now has a total of 12 apiece for his Rivercats' season and is hitting .260 (61-for-235) with 29 runs and 53 RBI.

Barnette appears in two games

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette made two appearances for the Texas Rangers this past week and now has a 6-3 record with a 2.21 earned run average over 53 innings of work.
Barnette has recorded 39 strikeouts and appeared in a total 47 games.

Conger adds a double to total

Federal Way native Hank Conger hit one double over the past week, bringing his total to four to go with three home runs and one triple since being sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Tampa Bay Rays organization.
Conger is hitting .182 (16-for-88) with 10 RBI and six runs.

Brett has yet to play for Bulls

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Keeping Track

Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Ishikawa homers, doubles twice

Federal Way High School graduate Travis Ishikawa hit two home runs and two doubles for the Sacramento Rivercats of the San Francisco Giants' organization over the past week.
Ishikawa now has a total of 12 apiece for his Rivercats' season and is hitting .260 (61-for-235) with 29 runs and 53 RBI.

Barnette appears in two games

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette made two appearances for the Texas Rangers this past week and now has a 6-3 record with a 2.21 earned run average over 53 innings of work.
Barnette has recorded 39 strikeouts and appeared in a total 47 games.

Conger adds a double to total

Federal Way native Hank Conger hit one double over the past week, bringing his total to four to go with three home runs and one triple since being sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Tampa Bay Rays organization.
Conger is hitting .182 (16-for-88) with 10 RBI and six runs.

Brett has yet to play for Bulls

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Sportswatch for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

High schools

Football
Chief Sealth kicks off its schedule with a 7 p.m. home game against Washington at the Southwest Athletic Complex this Friday as West Seattle goes on the road to Washougal.
Foster plays a home game against Ingraham at the same time, with Seattle Lutheran visiting Lummi Nation and Evergreen going to Sultan.
Highline hosts Nathan Hale for a 5 p.m. game at Highline Memorial and Mount Rainier entertains Decatur at 8 p.m.

Kennedy Catholic waits until Saturday to play Lakewood at 7 p.m. at Highline Memorial.

Volleyball
West Seattle will play in the Emerald City Invitational that starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mercer Island High School before hosting Woodinville at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Girls soccer
Kennedy opens its season with a 5:30 p.m. home match against Holy Names on Tuesday and West Seattle will be at home playing Gig Harbor at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Highline entertains Thomas Jefferson at 7:30 p.m. that day.

Pros

Mariners

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Auditions for thoughtful comedy “Sex with Strangers”

Burien Actors Theatre announces auditions for the comedy Sex with Strangers, written by Laura Eason, to be performed from Feb. 10 hrough March 5, 2017.

A tour de force for two actors of any race or ethnicity, the play contains one femaie character, age range 37 to 42, and one male character, age range 26 to 31. Actors do not have to be the ages indicated, but must be able to convincingly portray them.

SYNOPSIS: A provocative look at the complexities of relationship, sex and identity—and ambition’s dark side--in our digital era. Olivia is a talented old-school writer whose career never took off. Ethan is wildly successful, a young author whose online blogs of his "sexcapades" are the buzz of the blogosphere. When the two strangers are trapped in a snowed-in retreat, undeniable chemistry ignites.

Performances are at Burien Actors Theatre in Burien from Feb. 10 through March 5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Rehearsals begin Jan. 2.

The stage directors are Rochelle Flynn and Maggie Larrick, who have co-directed four productions together.

$100 stipend provided.

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Meet acclaimed Alaskan artist on Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Come meet noted Alaskan painter Sue Kraft on Friday, Sept. 2 at the Burien Arts Gallery. Her Artist’s Reception is from 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery, 826 S.W. 152nd St. in Olde Burien.

Kraft brings her exciting solo show to the Burien Arts Gallery for the month of September.

Sue Kraft’s work has been included in numerous juried art shows as well as solo and group exhibitions. Her work is represented in the permanent collections at the Alaska State Museum, Anchorage Museum, Alaska State Art Bank, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, ARCO Collection, Alaska State Ferry “Fairweather” and many private collections.

Commenting on her Burien exhibit, Kraft explains, “The subject matter for this show is Northwest based—water, trees, birds—in varying degrees of abstraction.

“I take many photographs and often use them as springboard, but what I am after is more the feeling I had about being in a place or about the subject—awe, wonder, humor, excitement, peace etc. Ultimately the painting takes its own course and I follow—the process takes over.”

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VINTAGE AT BURIEN

149 S 140TH ST FALL BAZAAR

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 8, 2016
9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

CRAFTS, XMAS ITEMS, JEWERLY, BAKED GOODS, ART WORK & MORE

RAFFLE BASKETS (sales from Raffles donates to the Food Bank)

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STANLEY DAVIS WILKES

Stanley Davis Wilkes passed away Monday, August 8, 2016 with his wife Arlene at his side.  He was born in Sioux Falls, SD February 12, 1929 to Keith and Charlotte Wilkes.  He grew up in Sioux Falls, SD, attended high school in Mitchell, SD and graduated from Rapid City, SD in 1947.  He joined the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1949.

He started Stockman’s National Life Insurance Company in the 1960’s and founded Land Development Specialists in Great Falls, MT.  He settled in Seattle, WA area where he and his wife Arlene eventually bought Classic Yachts in Des Moines, WA. He was a 29-year member of the Des Moines Yacht Club.  They retired in 2014 and moved to Yuma, AZ.

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