Radio Shack robbed at gunpoint

The Radio Shack on Market Street was robbed this morning. Seattle Police spokesman Mark Jamieson says that a suspect walked into the store at 9:15 a.m. and confronted the clerk with a handgun. Once he robbed the store, he took off, Jamieson says. The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20’s, […]

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Borrowing changes ahead at library

Starting on October 15th, The Seattle Public Library is changing its borrowing policy and adding/changing fines and fees to some items. The number of items you can check out will drop from 100 to 50. In order to check out anymore books you must not have more than 50 library items. The number of holds […]

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Tigertail closure update

Update 5:45 p.m.: Just went by Tigertail again this afternoon and noticed a letter from the Department of Revenue in the window. The Sept. 17 letter states that Tigertail’s Certificate of Registration has been revoked because of three unpaid tax warrants in the amounts of $6,897.34, $10,397.76 and $12,970.20. The warrants were issued Aug. 28, […]

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Sustainable Ballard Festival kicks off

The 6th Annual Sustainable Ballard Festival kicked off Saturday, and it couldn’t have been a more gorgeous day.   Once again, the free event is taking place at Ballard Commons Park and there’s plenty for everyone to see, do and learn about saving money and the planet.  Nearly 70 vendors with food, fun, how-to’s and how-not-to’s took part in this year’s fair. […]

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Enjoy Free Museum Day on Saturday

Saturday is The Smithsonian’s Museum Day 2009.  That means you and a guest can get FREE general admission to any of the participating museums just by downloading one of these admission cards.  Ballard’s Nordic Heritage Museum is one of the participants, where they recently opened the first Northwest solo exhibition of Swedish photographer and video artist Maria Friberg.  […]

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