Fireworks light up the night

It was quite the fireworks display at Shilshole Saturday night. The 30-minute show got started at 10 p.m. for the Tenold-Jordan wedding reception. Many people gathered at Sunset Hill Park to watch. “Folks of all ages took in the show from Sunset Park,” Tom wrote on the MyBallard Facebook page. “Was quite neighborly ;-)” (Thanks […]

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Preparing pets for the fireworks

I’ve always enjoyed the fireworks on July 4th. The lights, the noise, it all seems spectacular to me, and mesmerizing. But for pets and other animals, the celebration has quite the opposite effect, often traumatic. Every year, pets go missing, running sometimes great distances and doing unusual things in a panic to get away from […]

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Citizens trying to save fireworks show

Update: Microsoft and Starbucks have donated $125,000 each. Earlier: As the realization started sinking in that Seattle’s only 4th of July fireworks show has been canceled, some local celebrities and businesses are donating money to save the annual tradition. On the Dave Ross show this morning, restaurateur Tom Douglas started the campaign to save the […]

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