Ballard High gymnasts place fourth at state

Ballard high school athletes are on a roll, with the gymnastics team placing fourth at yesterday’s state competition. The Ballard team finished with a total score of 177.825, coming in behind Kamiakin (179.550),  Lake Washington (180.275) and Holy Names (181.325). And, the team had another reason to celebrate: BHS athlete Lianne Kistler came in 3rd place all-around, with […]

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Service changes coming to Metro buses

If you commute by bus from Ballard to downtown, there are changes coming to some routes. Starting Saturday, March 23, seven bus routes will be shifting from the downtown Seattle transit tunnel to surface streets in order to accommodate the Washington State Convention Center construction and future Link light rail expansion. The Westlake Customer Service […]

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King County Councilmembers to host Town Hall in Phinney Ridge tonight

Tonight (Feb. 21), King County Councilmembers Rod Dembowski and Jeanne Kohl-Welles will be speaking and answering questions at a Town Mall meeting at the Phinney Neighborhood Center (6532 Phinney Ave N). The town hall will be moderated by North Seattle College President Dr. Warren Brown. Alongside the councilmembers will be a panel of representatives from a few […]

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Ballard Film Festival rescheduled for March 2

The award-winning students in the Ballard High filmmaking program will soon get their chance to screen new work at their upcoming film festival, rescheduled for March 2. The Ballard Film Festival was previously scheduled Feb. 9, but was postponed due to the snow. The festival will feature some of the latest short comedies, dramas, and […]

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Seattle Parks needs your input on future Olmsted Park restoration projects

Seattle Parks and Recreation is planning restoration projects in certain parks around the city, including Woodland Park, and is seeking feedback on which parks to prioritize. Last year, the department studied several Olmsted Parks and Boulevards, which are all parks that were designed and landscaped by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm in the early 1900s. […]

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