Mayor Murray to give live televised address on homelessness

Mayor Ed Murray will be giving a live televised address this evening on one of the most challenging issues facing our city: homelessness. As many readers are aware, the issue is particularly topical in our neighborhood especially with the opening of the Ballard Nicklesville encampment last year and with the homeless ‘safe-lot’ set to open in the old Yankee […]

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Windermere Ballard to host free electronics recycling event

Windermere Real Estate (2636 NW Market St) and SBK Recycle are hosting their annual Free Computer & Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday, January 30, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The following items can be dropped off for free at the Windermere office during the event: Computers Laptops Stereos TVs Monitors Portable electronics Game Consoles Speakers Cell phones […]

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The week in sports at BHS

Basketball, wrestling, swimming, cheer and gymnastics are on the agenda this week for the BHS Beavers. Home games include basketball (Tuesday), wrestling (Thursday), swimming (Friday) and gymnastics (Saturday). Monday, January 25 Boys Basketball C-Team: 7 p.m., Ballard vs. Rainier Beach, location TBD Tuesday, January 26 Boys Basketball JV: 5:45 p.m., Ballard vs. Rainier Beach, at Rainier Beach High […]

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Development Update Jan 25: subdivisions and an apartment building

Development applications continue to be submitted in our neighborhood each week during this first month of 2016. Two subdivision approvals and an apartment building application make up today’s development update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin. Application: 1552 NW 58th St A Land Use Application has […]

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