Unfounded report of a train fire sparks large firefighter response along Shilshole

1:57 pm: Seattle Fire says they responded to a possible fire on a BNSF train, but no fire was found. “It is likely the brakes had overheated causing initial concern,” Seattle Fire said. The response has been canceled. 1:50 pm: And they changed the dispatch location a third time to 6701 Seaview Ave. NW. Among […]

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Two injured in shooting on Shilshole

Sunday AM: Police say Saturday night’s shooting was sparked by a road rage incident between a vehicle and a motorcycle. “Suspect in a car shot at a motorcyclist, striking him and also an unintended subject behind him,” police said. Officers pursued the suspect and stopped the vehicle at 9th Ave. N and Harrison St. A […]

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Several injured in RV fire on Leary Ave.

Updated: An RV burst into flames along Leave Ave. NW near NW 43rd St. this morning, leaving as many as three people injured. Firefighters say the vehicle was fully involved in flames when they arrived at 9:30 am near Hale’s Ales. They discovered a woman in critical condition and a man in stable condition. Seattle […]

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Wind knocks out power for thousands in Seattle

12:40 am: More than 63,000 customers are now without power, according to Seattle City Light’s outage map. 12:15 am: One of the strongest wind events in recent years has left 48,803 customers without power, according to Seattle City Light. As of this writing, most of Ballard still has power, but there are outage patches in […]

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Beginning of a new era for My Ballard – and how you can help

From the Geeky Swedes (Cory and Kate Bergman): We’re excited to announce that Meghan Walker is now the owner and publisher of My Ballard. Meghan has been My Ballard’s editor since 2011, and there’s no one more qualified, talented and deserving to take over the reins. For Kate and me (aka the “Geeky Swedes”), My […]

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