Kirke Park progress update

As we told you earlier this month, the opening for Kirke Park (7028 9th Ave NW) is coming up soon. According to Alyssa Smith with Groundswell NW, project manager Kelly Goold will have signs up tonight about the opening date of the park, which is anticipated to be July 6. After the park is considered complete, […]

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New bus lane on Aurora Avenue North

The southbound curb lane of Aurora Avenue North has been converted into a bus and right-turn-only lane, also known as a “BAT” lane (Business Access and Transit). According to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the lane will start south of the Dexter Avenue off-ramp and continue south to Mercer Street. Crews worked on striping […]

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Ima Norwegian

Funny guys Tim Hunter and Frank Shiers bring a little Scandihoovian humor to MyBallard in a weekly cartoon called Ima Norwegian. Ima Norwegian is a life-time Ballard resident who lives in a modest home with her husband Lars. Both are Ballard High School graduates (Go Beavers) but you’ll have to really dig to figure out […]

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