BHS Filmmakers win national competition

Three shorts by twelve students in Ballard High School’s Digital Filmmaking Program have won honors at the Dominique Dunne Film Competition in Colorado Springs. Maya Konz, Nolan Baker, Bailey Wall and Kajsa Woolford won 1st Prize in the Documentary category for 9066 (https://vimeo.com/190324486), a film about the interment of citizens of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Also […]

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PhinneyWood wins national journalism award

Congratulations to our sister site PhinneyWood.com for winning a prestigious national journalism award. The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced this morning that PhinneyWood won the Online Deadline Reporting (Independent) category for the devastating arson fire on October 23, 2009, “Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Greenwood Businesses.” “..we were on the scene moments after the call came […]

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HomeStreet Bank honors ‘good neighbors’

Congratulations to Sip & Ship, Cancer Lifeline and the Phinney Neighborhood Association, recipients of HomeStreek Bank’s fifth annual “Great Neighbor, Great Business” Award. “The businesses were selected based on community partnership, being a great employer, and providing an exceptional customer environment,” the press release states. The businesses will be honored at a community reception from […]

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PATH receives world’s largest humanitarian award

PATH, the Ballard-based non-profit just north of the Ballard Bridge, has been given the world’s largest humanitarian award. It was announced today that they will receive the $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize for their commitment to lifesaving technologies in developing countries. The award is given each year to an organization that is working […]

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Ballard grad wins Emmy

Ballard High School graduate Jean Smart walked away with an Emmy last night for her role in “Samantha Who?” The 1969 grad won the statue for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy series. Smart is no stranger to the red carpet. She won Emmy Awards for her guest appearances on Frazier, was nominated for three […]

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