Ballard - Features

Thu, 06/08/17

By Peggy Sturdivant “I need to take a break,” I told Ken Robinson, my nominal boss, Co-Publisher and General Manager of what will always be the Ballard News-Tribune to me. “I’ve been doing this for ten years.”

Ten minutes later I was at…MORE

Mon, 06/05/17

By Katy G. Wilkens

Two years ago I planted two tea plants in my suburban Seattle garden, and they have just provided me with my first cup of homegrown tea.

Tea bushes are related to the camellia, which does well in our area too.…MORE

Mon, 06/05/17

By Katy G. Wilkens

Two years ago I planted two tea plants in my suburban Seattle garden, and they have just provided me with my first cup of homegrown tea.

Tea bushes are related to the camellia, which does well in our area too.…MORE

Thu, 06/01/17

A new local radio station needs your help launching and they have hopes the public will lend a hand with the upcoming Phinney Neighborhood Association Garage Sale Day on June 3.

The sale is an annual event that the PNA sponsors for the…MORE

Tue, 05/30/17

By Lori Ann Reinhall, President, Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association

Seattle and Bergen share a great deal in common, so it’s somehow no coincidence that they are official sister cities. When it comes to geography, there are mountains,…MORE

Tue, 05/23/17

By Peggy Sturdivant

Some of the people crowded into the west corner of Ballard Bauhaus looked like they didn’t know what had hit them when it came to the small print of City of Seattle Land Use code. Others looked worn down by years of…MORE

Mon, 05/15/17

By Peggy Sturdivant

For the last three weeks I was in the same time zone as my family. Which is not the same as feeling that I belong there. I have always felt like an imposter of sorts in my childhood hometown. I was thinking about this…MORE

Mon, 05/15/17

By Katy G. Wilkens

Breakfast in a jar, tasty wherever you go

It seems I am always late getting off to work. I walk through my garden on all but the rainiest days, and I can get sidetracked picking rhubarb, snacking on blueberries or…MORE

Mon, 05/15/17

By Lori Ann Reinhall

During the past six years, the celebration of Norwegian Constitution Day at Bergen Place in Ballard has taken on new dimensions and risen in popularity under the musical direction of Lori Ann Reinhall, longtime…MORE

Tue, 05/09/17

By Lindsay Peyton The dogs had a field day at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday, May 9.

“It’s just like hide-and-seek, what we do all day long with the dogs,” Port of Seattle K9 officer David Irons said.

While the day’…MORE

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