Nickelsville on the move again

Last year Interbay was on the short list to become a semi-permanent home for Nickelsville, Seattle’s roaming tent city, but Mayor McGinn would like to see the residents move to SODO. That may not happen and according to Publicola, Interbay may be back on the list. The nearly 100 people must move on May 15th from their current home in Lake City. The group spent several months in Magnolia before moving along to the University District.

MyBallard has partnered with the Common Language Project and the Entrepreneurial Journalism class at the University of Washington. In this multi-media presentation, Katie Melton, Ann Trigg and Allison Barrett go inside Nickelsville to learn more about the group.

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8 comments on “Nickelsville on the move again”

  1. > See upcoming events in our Ballard calendar <

  2. With all the hobo lovers around town you’d think they’d be able to take them all in and give each of them a bed?

  3. With all the fortunate sons around here you’d think we could just round the hobos up and gas them. Be done with the whole problem. Hell it almost worked on the Jews. And since class ism isn’t necessarily racism, I bet we could have the job done before all the communists and lib hobo lovers got wise and called us on it. Isn’t that right Kim? You are the expert on communists aren’t you?

  4. Mabye so…

    It’s ok to talk about eradicating the homeless but point out how that’ s no different than the ‘final solution’ and the PC Nazi’s get all in a censorship twist.

    You can play the Kim Il-sung game all you want but I’m betting you won’t continue once a light is shown on you.

  5. You’re the only one talking eradication. Why not put one on your couch? If you and all your types did that, wouldn’t that eradicate the homeless?

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