Mid-year budget cuts coming Monday

We’ll soon know the fate of the Ballard and Loyal Heights Community centers.  The mayor’s mid-year budget cuts will be announced on Monday (6/14), including any cuts to the city’s Parks and Recreation department. Ballard residents turned out in force back in May to fight to keep the centers open.  The cuts being announced for […]

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Pool and Community Centers closed on Friday

Friday is a furlough day for the Ballard Pool, Ballard Community Center and Loyal Heights Community Center, meaning all three locations will be closed. The Ballard Neighborhood Service Center will be taking its furlough day on Tuesday, February 16th. All city offices will be closed on Monday for Presidents’ Day. (Garbage collection will be normal.) […]

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Christmas Ship sails to Ballard

The Christmas Ship Festival continues Tuesday night as the lit-up Argosy ship sails through the Locks to Golden Gardens. For 60 years, Seattleites have watched as the Christmas Ship and other boats, all decked out for the holiday, sail by. Tonight the boats will be going through the Ballard Locks between 8:10 and 8:30 p.m. […]

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