Ballard responds to city-designated encampment site

Echoing the discussion of the Ballard community, the Ballard Chamber of Commerce has voiced its concerns to the city this week regarding the announcement of transitional encampments on city-owned properties. MyBallard reported on the controversial announcement last Tuesday, receiving a long thread of reader comments. The commerce believes the Ballard community has a strong sense […]

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Smoke-free Ballard parks

All Seattle public parks will be smoke-free as of Monday, July 6th. Seattle Parks and Recreation declare: “Smell flowers, not smoke.” Seattle Parks and Rec views smoke-free parks as a benefit to their mission to provide healthful and welcoming places for all residents to enjoy. This ruling takes effect in Ballard parks including Golden Gardens […]

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