Feb 14

BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School girls beat Seattle Prep in district playoffs

UPDATE: Helicopter, ground search after woman...

    BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School girls beat Seattle Prep in district playoffs
    We're at Sammamish High School in Bellevue, where the West Seattle High School girls have just advanced in the district playoffs with a victory over Seattle Prep, 72-60. Photos and details to come later tonight. The girls play here again at 3:30 pm Thursday vs. the winner of tonight's Rainier Beach vs.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 14

BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School boys lose Rainier Beach rematch

BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School boys los...

    BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School boys lose Rainier Beach rematch
    Closer this time - but not close enough. Tonight at Sammamish High School in Bellevue, the West Seattle High School boys faced Rainier Beach for the second time in less than a week. This time, the Vikings won 76-63 - less than half the margin of last week's loss, but a loss nonetheless.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 14

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Sound Transit’s first open house, report #1

UPDATE: Helicopter, ground search after woman...

    WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Sound Transit's first open house, report #1
    6:45 PM: By our rough count, more than 150 people are already at the Sound Transit open house that's on until 8:30 pm at the Masonic Hall in The Junction (4736 40th SW). What's billed as a short presentation is about to begin, and then the commenting and one-on-one chats with ST staffers will continue.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 14

UPDATE: Helicopter, ground search after woman stabbed in White Center

UPDATE: Helicopter, ground search after woman...

    UPDATE: Helicopter, ground search after woman stabbed in White Center
    8:11 PM: Thanks for the tips about Guardian One over White Center/South Delridge. We have a crew on the ground talking with deputies. So far, we're told they are investigating an assault in WC. Will add other details when we get them. 8:28 PM: Just talked with KCSO spokesperson Sgt.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

West Seattle scene: Historic Seattle ‘heart-bombs’ C & P Coffee

West Seattle scene: Historic Seattle ‘h...

    West Seattle scene: Historic Seattle 'heart-bombs' C & P Coffee
    This afternoon, C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) became the third place that Historic Seattle has "heart-bombed" with Valentines and group photos.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

UPDATE: Fire call in Fauntleroy, dog rescued

UPDATE: Fire call in Fauntleroy, dog rescued...

    UPDATE: Fire call in Fauntleroy, dog rescued
    12:27 PM: Seattle Fire has a big response on the way to the 9100 block of 45th SW in Fauntleroy. More to come. 12:32 PM: We're just arriving - smoke is visible. It's a three-story condo building with fire in one unit, per SFD radio, with one firefighter noting they've rescued a dog.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

West Seattle gym Project 968: Welcome, new WSB sponsor

West Seattle gym Project 968: Welcome, new WS...

    West Seattle gym Project 968: Welcome, new WSB sponsor
    Today we are welcoming a new WSB sponsor, Project 968. Here's what proprietor Michael Browder wants you to know: Our mission is to provide every member and client access to researched protocols to increase the effectiveness of their workouts and provide individualized support in a community setting.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

Green pigs pop up at Alki and elsewhere in Seattle: Turns out to be guerrilla advertising

Green pigs pop up at Alki and elsewhere in Se...

    Green pigs pop up at Alki and elsewhere in Seattle: Turns out to be guerrilla advertising
    Thanks to Al for the photo - Alki is one of the spots around Seattle where green pigs like those have suddenly popped up. Given the location, we first called Seattle Parks to see if the pigs were some sort of authorized art; nope, no one had asked permission to place them there, and Parks was working to track down who had, before having to ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

West Seattle Tuesday: Light-rail open house; South Delridge, Fauntleroy community gatherings; C & P ‘heartbombing’; more!

West Seattle Tuesday: Light-rail open house; ...

    West Seattle Tuesday: Light-rail open house; South Delridge, Fauntleroy community gatherings; C & P 'heartbombing'; more!
    ("The first daffodil is always next to the dryer vent," observed Lura in the note accompanying her photo) Just a sampling of what you'll find on the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar for the rest of today/tonight: ENRICHMENT PROGRAM WITH SEATTLE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: 10:30 am at Neighborhood House High Point, for preschoolers - you're welcome to bring yours.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

VIDEO: What happened @ meeting #2 of City Council’s special HALA upzoning committee

VIDEO: What happened @ meeting #2 of City Cou...

    VIDEO: What happened @ meeting #2 of City Council's special HALA upzoning committee
    While a vote is months away, the City Council is continuing its series of meetings about the legislation that could eventually upzone much of the city for the Mandatory Housing Affordability component of the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA). The Seattle Channel video above is from Monday, when councilmembers met for the ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

Chief Sealth IHS PTSA’s annual safety meeting tackles preparedness, policies, love, more

OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC ALERT: SB Alaskan Way Viadu...

    Chief Sealth IHS PTSA's annual safety meeting tackles preparedness, policies, love, more
    By Tracy Record West Seattle Blog editor Every year, the Chief Sealth International High School PTSA devotes one of its monthly meetings to school safety - talking about procedures, answering questions. This year, the meeting was held off-campus at Neighborhood House in High Point, where about two dozen people gathered last Wednesday night, ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC ALERT: SB Alaskan Way Viaduct lane closure all week

OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC ALERT: SB Alaskan Way Viadu...

    OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC ALERT: SB Alaskan Way Viaduct lane closure all week
    Thanks to Bruce for the tip via Twitter: Road work has a lane closed on the SB Alaskan Way Viaduct/Highway 99, and that's backing up traffic, even at this hour. We found the advisory on the right sidebar of this WSDOT page - it says the left lane will be closed between Columbia and Royal Brougham every night through Thursday night/Friday ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

Feb 13

3 MONTHS AWAY! West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2018 is May 12th

3 MONTHS AWAY! West Seattle Community Garage ...

    3 MONTHS AWAY! West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2018 is May 12th
    The countdown continues! The 14th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day is now exactly three months away - Saturday, May 12, 2018 - not one big sale, but instead one big day with sales of all sizes, all over the peninsula.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

West Seattle organizations get $10,000 city grant to boost small businesses

3 MONTHS AWAY! West Seattle Community Garage ...

    West Seattle organizations get $10,000 city grant to boost small businesses
    The latest list of "Only in Seattle" small-business-related grants was announced today by Mayor Durkan , and it includes $10,000 for a West Seattle collaboration. The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce and West Seattle Junction Association are working on what WSJA executive director Lora Swift describes as "an outreach piece connecting new residents to small business in West Seattle."
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 13

TUESDAY: New day, time, place for South Delridge Community Group

TUESDAY: New day, time, place for South Delri...

    TUESDAY: New day, time, place for South Delridge Community Group
    Live/work in South Delridge? You're invited to check out the South Delridge Community Group at 7 pm tomorrow night at 2 Fingers Social (9211 Delridge Way SW) - a new place, day, and time as the group resumes meetings.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

West Seattle Community Calendar week of 2-12-18

4217 S.W. Oregon St. 

4746 44th Ave. S.W., Suite 201

4736 40th Ave. S.W.

This article has 11 other Seattle locations (Show)

3050 California Ave. S.W.

6400 Sylvan Way S.W.

4320 SW Hill St.

2300 S.W. Webster St.

4408 Delridge Way S.W.

2700 California Ave. S.W.

4831 35th Ave S.W.

2615 SW Barton

7000 35th Ave. S.W.

8316 39th Ave. S.W.

3601 S.W. Alaska St.

    West Seattle Community Calendar week of 2-12-18
    ►To get your non-profit event listed here FREE just email it to Calendar@robinsonnews.com MEDITATION 101 St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church 3050 California Ave. S.W. Sat., Feb. 10, 9-11 a.m. Learn to let go and create calm. Come spend time learning to be mindful, to watch and listen with greater presence and purpose.
    https://www.westsideseattle.com

Feb 12

Coming soon to ArtsWest, Taylor Mac’s “Hir”

Taylor Mac’s “Hir” opens on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and runs through Sunday, March 25 at ArtsWest, 4711 California Ave SW. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sundays. 

    Coming soon to ArtsWest, Taylor Mac's "Hir"
    By Lindsay Peyton ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery is joining forces with Intiman Theatre to present the Seattle premiere of a play that explores gender, identity and family, all hot button contemporary issues. Taylor Mac's "Hir" opens on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and runs through Sunday, March 25 at ArtsWest, 4711 California Ave SW.
    https://www.westsideseattle.com

Feb 12

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Why NOW is the time to speak up, whatever you want to say – and how to do it

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Why NOW is the time...

    WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Why NOW is the time to speak up, whatever you want to say - and how to do it
    If you have something to say about West Seattle light rail - ANYTHING to say - say it now. Or should we say, NOW. In capital letters. Shouted.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Puget Ridge raid nets drugs, guns

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Puget Ridge raid ne...

    WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Puget Ridge raid nets drugs, guns
    The photo and report are just in via SPD Blotter: Officers served a search warrant in West Seattle Sunday morning (and) found hundreds of pills and 19 guns. Southwest Precinct Anti-Crime Team Officers converged on a home in the 7000 block of 18th Avenue SW [map] Sunday at 10 a.m.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Abandoned, likely stolen Cannondale bicycle found

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Abandoned, likely s...

    WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Abandoned, likely stolen Cannondale bicycle found
    Recognize that Cannondale mountain bicycle? Gary says it just turned up in his alley in the Admiral area. Let us know if you have info and we'll connect you.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

Mobility-challenged? This year’s Rampathon might be able to help

Mobility-challenged? This year’s Rampat...

    Mobility-challenged? This year's Rampathon might be able to help
    If you or someone you know is mobility-challenged and would benefit from a ramp at home, but can't afford it, the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties wants you to know that its 25th annual Rampathon will be the biggest ever, so right now it's looking for people to help with
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

West Seattle Monday: Pan African Festival, Meatless Monday, evening book groups, more!

West Seattle Monday: Pan African Festival, Me...

    West Seattle Monday: Pan African Festival, Meatless Monday, evening book groups, more!
    (Brant, photographed by Katy) Welcome to a new week! Some of what's up for the rest of your Monday, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar: SOUTHWEST SEATTLE YOUTH ALLIANCE: Noon-1 pm meeting at Neighborhood House High Point. More info on the group's youth-wellness work is here.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Monday watch

TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Monday watch...

    TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Monday watch
    (SDOT MAP with travel times/video links; is the 'low bridge' closed? LOOK HERE) 6:54 AM: Good morning! Chilly but dry Monday. No incidents reported in/from West Seattle Reminders, in case you missed the original reports Friday: Fauntleroy Way/Wildwood reopened Friday afternoon after work concluded early ... The school-bus strike is over; ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

FOLLOWUP: 2 Neighborhood Street Fund projects going out to bid

FOLLOWUP: 2 Neighborhood Street Fund projects...

    FOLLOWUP: 2 Neighborhood Street Fund projects going out to bid
    Almost a year and a half after they were chosen for funding, two Neighborhood Street Fund projects proposed by West Seattleites are going out to bid. A notice in today's Daily Journal of Commerce announces that the city is seeking bids on a package of five NSF projects meant to improve walking and biking safety, two of which are in West Seattle - ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

Feb 12

CRIME WATCH FOLLOWUP: Trial rescheduled for Admiral stabbing suspect Kierra Ward

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Here’s what ha...

    CRIME WATCH FOLLOWUP: Trial rescheduled for Admiral stabbing suspect Kierra Ward
    As we continue to check on high-profile West Seattle criminal cases making their way through the court system - the trial for Admiral stabbing suspect Kierra Ward has been pushed to next month. Online court documents show that her lawyer requested the delay during a hearing on Friday, saying they still had a variety of work to do to prepare.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

FOLLOWUP: New signage is up for side-by-side Highway 99 exits

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Here’s what ha...

    FOLLOWUP: New signage is up for side-by-side Highway 99 exits
    (WSB photo taken this afternoon) As promised, SDOT did indeed install new signs this weekend to replace the ones that had been missing a while just before the side-by-side West Seattle Bridge/Harbor Island exits on southbound Highway 99. The verbiage for the bridge-exit sign is a little simpler, compared to what was on the old sign, as shown ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 12

UPDATE: ‘Vault fire’ blamed for West Seattle, White Center power outage

WEST SEATTLE LIGHT RAIL: Here’s what ha...

    UPDATE: 'Vault fire' blamed for West Seattle, White Center power outage
    FIRST REPORT, 7:17 PM: Getting word of a power outage in Westwood and South Delridge. More to come. 7:19 PM: Hearing from Highland Park and White Center too. And the SFD log says it's a vault fire at 22nd and Roxbury. 7:26 PM: On our way to check out the fire scene.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

UPDATE: Car fire by Lincoln Park

UPDATE: Car fire by Lincoln Park...

    UPDATE: Car fire by Lincoln Park
    2:36 PM: Thanks to David Christensen for the photo, andeveryone else who sent tips - if you are seeing smoke near Lincoln Park, it's from that car fire on the southbound side of Fauntleroy Way. No other info yet.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

VIDEO: Seattle’s golf courses are no longer moneymakers, city says, so here’s what’s being done about that

BASKETBALL: District-playoff win for West Sea...

    VIDEO: Seattle's golf courses are no longer moneymakers, city says, so here's what's being done about that
    That's Seattle Channel video of this past week's meeting of the Seattle Board of Park Commissioners, which included a briefing on a subject of West Seattle interest - a study focusing on the future of the city's public golf courses/facilities, including the West Seattle Golf Course.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

SAVE THE SALMON, SAVE THE ORCAS: Whale Trail event Thursday

SAVE THE SALMON, SAVE THE ORCAS: Whale Trail ...

    SAVE THE SALMON, SAVE THE ORCAS: Whale Trail event Thursday
    You know the Southern Resident Killer Whales are in trouble. Part of the problem: Their main source of food is in trouble too. But how much do you really know about where things stand, and how to - if you can - help?
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

What’s up for your West Seattle Sunday

What’s up for your West Seattle Sunday...

    What's up for your West Seattle Sunday
    (Yesterday, we featured perched bald eagles. Today - two views of one in flight! Both photos are by Mark Wangerin) Some suggestions for today, mostly from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar: WEST SEATTLE FARMERS' MARKET: 10 am-2 pm in the street in the heart of The Junction - vendor info here.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

CELEBRATING SUSTAINABILITY: 2 rounds of awards, including 1 that invites your votes

CELEBRATING SUSTAINABILITY: 2 rounds of award...

    CELEBRATING SUSTAINABILITY: 2 rounds of awards, including 1 that invites your votes
    Two rounds of upcoming citywide awards will celebrate sustainability - and both have West Seattle ties. HEART OF SEATTLE AWARDS: Adam Werner of Clean Air Lawn Care in West Seattle sent word of these - not just because his business is nominated, but also because, as he points out, other West Seattle businesses are too.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: After a beautiful Saturday, maybe a few flakes early Sunday

WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: After a beautiful Satur...

    WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: After a beautiful Saturday, maybe a few flakes early Sunday
    Thanks for the photos! Above, Jim Spraker's view of the sunset; below, Lynn Hall's look at The Brothers in the sunshine, and JayDee's wider morning view of the Olympics. With clearing skies, temperatures are already into the 30s, and the forecast warns of a
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

BASKETBALL: District-playoff win for West Seattle High School boys

WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: After a beautiful Satur...

    BASKETBALL: District-playoff win for West Seattle High School boys
    36-27 WSHS with 4 mins left in game. Video: #23 Anthony Giomi basket. pic.twitter.com/7vymr1jrPW- West Seattle Blog (@westseattleblog) February 11, 2018 (4th-quarter basket by WSHS #23 Anthony Giomi) In the second of two district-playoff games this afternoon/evening at West Seattle High School, the WSHS boys have just defeated Lake ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 11

BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School girls win 1st district playoff game

WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: After a beautiful Satur...

    BASKETBALL: West Seattle High School girls win 1st district playoff game
    At halftime, West Seattle HS girls 31, Mercer Island 22. (Video: WSHS #11 Gayles basket in final minute of half) pic.twitter.com/BtJOcYGL3S- West Seattle Blog (@westseattleblog) February 10, 2018 (West Seattle's top scorer today, #11 Jasmine Gayles, with an end-of-first-half basket) FIRST REPORT, 4:28 PM: Just concluded at West Seattle ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 10

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at 35th and Fauntleroy

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at 35th and Fauntleroy...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at 35th and Fauntleroy
    Thanks to everybody who's just sent word (including the photo above) of a crash blocking 35th and Fauntleroy. No word of serious injuries so far but avoid the area for a while.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 10

SCHOOL-BUS STRIKE OVER: Drivers approve agreement with First Student, will return to work Monday

SCHOOL-BUS STRIKE OVER: Drivers approve agree...

    SCHOOL-BUS STRIKE OVER: Drivers approve agreement with First Student, will return to work Monday
    12:56 PM: That's the scene earlier today at the Teamsters Local 174 hall in Tukwila, where First Student school-bus drivers voted on the agreement announced Friday. The photo is from West Seattle driver Al, who provided updates during the 7-day strike, and told us earlier that everyone he'd talked to was in favor of the agreement.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 10

HAPPENING NOW: Visit your local Seattle Fire station for Neighbor Day 2018

HAPPENING NOW: Visit your local Seattle Fire ...

    HAPPENING NOW: Visit your local Seattle Fire station for Neighbor Day 2018
    Four of the five Seattle Fire Department stations in West Seattle are having open houses right now as part of Neighbor Day, and you are welcome to stop in before 1 pm. Our photo's from Station 37 at 35th SW and SW Holden [map] in Sunrise Heights, West Seattle's second-newest station, completed in 2010 - replacing a smaller old city-landmark ...
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 10

West Seattle Saturday: Happy Neighbor Day! Fire-station open houses, library game swap, treats, tunes, much more

West Seattle Saturday: Happy Neighbor Day! Fi...

    West Seattle Saturday: Happy Neighbor Day! Fire-station open houses, library game swap, treats, tunes, much more
    (Bald Eagles - this photo and next are by Dan Ciske) Happy Neighbor Day! That's part of what's happening around West Seattle today/tonight. From our calendar: MEDITATION 101: Get your weekend off to a calm start. 9 am-11 am class at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, taught by Peter Drummond.
    http://westseattleblog.com

Feb 10

VIDEO: March for Peace spotlights hope and love for ‘the new South Park’

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: One vehicle stolen,...

    VIDEO: March for Peace spotlights hope and love for 'the new South Park'
    Tonight's March for Peace in South Park was not a march to protest, complain, or oppose, organizers stressed as more than 100 people gathered outside the SP Library before it began. It was to envision what neighbors want South Park to be, to have.
    http://westseattleblog.com

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