Area high school students selected as semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

Three students from Ballard are semifinalists for the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Jin-Li Chang and Justus Goldstein-Shirley from Ingraham High School and Ruby A. Fore from Ballard High School are among 32 students from Seattle Public Schools who have earned semifinalist ranking. From Seattle Public Schools: The Seattle students are among 16,000 students […]

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New Harbor Master at Shilshole Bay Marina

Last night at the Ballard District Council meeting, Tracy McKendry introduced herself as the new Harbor Master for Shilshole Marina. She’s been on the job for six weeks now, and most recently came from Foss Harbor Marina in Tacoma, where she worked as general manager. The day after McKendry graduated from college, she got on […]

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Ballard Food Bank receives funds from winemakers and local restaurants

Sozo Friends and local restaurants are raising money for the Ballard Food Bank through sales of glasses and bottles of Sozo’s wine. Participating restaurants are Aster Coffee Lounge, Bastille Cafe & Bar, Mondello, Queen Margherita Pizza, Ray’s Boathouse, and Volterra Restaurant. Sozo Friends partners with hunger-relief organizations, and every Sozo product consumed provides anywhere from 1-25 meals […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund to host community workshops this week

The Seattle Neighborhood Matching fund is hosting two community workshops this week, with an emphasis on emergency preparedness. The workshops will also include information about how to apply for the Small and Simple Projects Fund. From the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will hold two workshops for community members interested in applying […]

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