Seattle beaches close after sewage spill

Update: Discovery Park’s north and south beaches are closed, but all other beaches are now open. Earlier: Beaches at Golden Gardens, Carkeek Park, Discovery Park and several other Seattle parks are closed until further notice after 3 million gallons of untreated sewage has spilled into the Sound. The Washington State Department of Ecology says system […]

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Crime is down and multiple projects completed since community walks and emphasis patrols

Crime rates have lowered and the neighborhood is getting cleaner since the beginning of the City’s emphasis patrols and community walks in Ballard. The walks were part of the City’s pre-summer emphasis program which elevated police presence and took a closer look at community maintenance walks in seven neighborhoods across Seattle. Several City departments took […]

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