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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Salmon and sun reign at the SeafoodFest

By Laura Mansfield At the Ballard Seafood Festival, the most important job belongs to the guy who stirs the butter. That role is filled by Don Lyman, self-proclaimed “butter boy” and member of Mason Occidental Lodge #72.  He and his counterparts have helped prepare salmon for the salmon bake for at least 25 years.   The […]

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