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Ballard High girls remain undefeated

It was the clash of the unbeatens in girls basketball last night, but Ballard High obliterated Roosevelt, 50-26.  Jeanette Hansen, a 6-foot-5 foreign exchange student from Denmark (Ballard’s secret weapon), scored 10 points.  “It was really big,” she told the Seattle Times. “A lot of people didn’t think we could beat Roosevelt, but we beat them […]

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Biodiesel expanding beyond Ballard

Ballard and Kenmore were the first two neighborhoods in the Seattle area to offer biodiesel pumping stations.  And now the same company, Propel Biofuels, plans to open a “flagship” station at Westlake and Valley Street in South Lake Union.   Ballard’s station opened in October at Bernie’s Automotive on Leary. And by the way, we just […]

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Those ugly potholes on 14th Avenue

I hit one of those potholes on 14th the other day and thought the transmission dropped out of my Saab.  Well, not quite that bad, but it woke me up.  Tomas Krynsky asked the SeattlePI why the Seattle transportation folks haven’t patched it up.  “(It) would certainly benefit from rehabilitation,” admits Charles Bookman, Seattle’s street […]

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