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Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 12:32 pm
King of Norway in Washington for commencement address
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... visit on Thursday by joining Gov. Jay Inslee for lunch at Restaurant Aqua on the Seattle waterfront. Fishermen in Ballard, a community with a large Norwegian population and close ties to the country, greeted the king Friday at a shipyard. Norway is ... Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 12:10 pm
A Different Kind of Daughter
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The girl I babysat is now an accomplished woman in front of audiences big and small on her West Coast tour for Daughters of the Samurai. I am as proud as if she were my own. Then again she's just a different daughter to me, and friend. Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 8:02 pm
Photos: The king of Norway visits Ballard
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - King Harald V of Norway, center right, tours the Pacific Fisherman Shipyard in Ballard on Friday, May 22, 2015. This is his first appearance during a weekend visit to Seattle where the King will give the commencement speech at Pacific Lutheran University and spend time in the Ballard neighborhood - known for its large Norwegian population. Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 6:01 pm
Norwegian pride lights up Ballard with King Harald of Norway
MyBallard - It was a proud day for our Norwegian Ballardites: King Harald of Norway's visit drew a huge crowd at Bergen Place in Ballard this afternoon. King Harald came to the neighborhood to honor the rededicated mural at Bergen Place. King Harald spent part of the day meeting with tourism representatives, and dropped by the Pacific Fishermen Shipyard before […] Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 1:37 pm
What's on this Memorial Day weekend
MyBallard - It's Memorial Day weekend – here's the scoop on the happenings around town: Friday, May 22: King Harald of Norway at Bergen Place: 4:15 p.m. King Harald will be joined by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to celebrate the mural remodel at Bergen Place. Swanson's Nursery Memorial Day Weekend Sale: offering 30% off pots and containers, as well […] Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 11:24 am
Ballard Development Update May 22: ongoing subdivisions in the neighborhood
MyBallard - This week's development update is more of the same, with two property subdivision applications and one decision to approve the division of one lot into five unit lots. Applications: 8354 10TH AVE NW A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. The subdivision of the property is […] Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 9:22 am
West Seattle Friday: Garden Club; softball playoffs; bingo benefit
West Seattle Blog - ... . (4620 SW Graham) SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: 5 pm, it's West Seattle High School 's next game in the district playoffs, vs. Ballard HS at Southwest Athletic Complex . (2801 SW Thistle - ballfields are on the SW Trenton side) 'DINGO' FUNDRAISER: Dessert ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 9:06 am
Golden Gardens relocates fire pits to north end of beach
MyBallard - All 12 fire pits at Golden Gardens have been relocated to the north end of the beach, an effort the city says will allow for better monitoring of fires and beach activity at night. Seattle Parks and Recreation moved the pits to North Point for the peak season, mid-May through mid-September. They say they'll be able […] Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 12:08 am
Centenarian who escaped Nazis on skis is Seattle star
Tyler Morning Telegraph - ... In the next week, Einarsen will be among those gathering for a private reception for Norway's King Harald V at Ballard's Pacific Fishermen Shipyard. This would be the third time Einarsen has met the king, who is coming to the Puget Sound area for ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 6:58 pm
Will Public Parking in Seattle Go Extinct?
Seattle - ... digital yet). A day might include having to be in Olympia, Seattle and Shelton, or the Central District, U District, Ballard, Pioneer Square and Eastlake. Doing it by car is highly efficient, if not always pleasant. Driving downtown, especially, has ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:44 pm
Travel locally for international cuisine
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... Congrats also to Barry Chan and Raymond Kwan, the two guys behind Lucky Envelope Brewing (907 N.W. 50th St.) in Ballard. They got their doors open the second week in May. Ericka Burke has opened her retail outlet, Canal Market (2915 Fuhrman Ave. ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 4:21 pm
At 100, Norwegian native who escaped Nazis on skis is a Seattle star
Stars and Stripes - ... In the next week, Einarsen will be among those gathering for a private reception for Norway's King Harald V at Ballard's Pacific Fishermen Shipyard. This would be the third time Einarsen has met the king, who is coming to the Puget Sound area for ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 3:51 pm
Throwback Thursday: a glimpse of NW Market St. in the old days
MyBallard - In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, today we take a look at the NW Market St. of yesteryear. The above photo is the Roxy Theatre in 1920 (now the Majestic Bay Theatre) on NW Market St. The sign reads 'Walter Huston – Keep Em Rolling & Vodvil,' and the price was $0.15 for a movie. Just […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 2:29 pm
Ballard scavenger hunt to fundraise for Parkinson's research
MyBallard - At the end of May there will be a scavenger-hunt styled competition in Ballard, the proceeds for which will benefit Parkinson's research. The Adventure Race for Parkinson's will be held on Saturday, May 30, and the funds will go to support the Washington State Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), which raises money […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 10:47 am
Neighborhood youth projects eligible for city funding
MyBallard - The city announced it will be providing funding for neighborhood projects that are planning youth activities. As part of the Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund program, neighborhoods can apply for the Small Sparks Fund, which provides matching dollars of up to $1,000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Examples of eligible activities include a sports event, […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 7:09 am
Ballard Sunset Toastmasters host a Night of Storytelling Techniques with author Ingrid Ricks
MyBallard - Tonight, the Ballard Sunset Toastmasters will host local storyteller and bestselling author Ingrid Ricks for a Night of Storytelling at the Ballard Baptist Church from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Ricks is the author of Hippie Boy, which tells the story of her life growing up with a devoutly Mormon mother and stepfather and her experiences of finding […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 12:46 am
The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0,...
Crosscut.com - ... debuted last year. The videos are screened in somewhat alternative Seattle venues like a shipping container in Ballard . If you're a traditionalist, how about a screening of "Waves" at Cornish's Raisbeck Performance Hall. The 19-minute video is ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 2:41 pm
BHS filmmakers up for regional emmy awards
MyBallard - Ballard High School's young filmmakers are at it again: several students are nominated in the upcoming 52nd Annual Regional Emmy Awards ceremony, hosted by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). 'Clipped Wings,' by Coleman Andersen, Duncan Gowdy & Leo Pfeifer is nominated in three categories  Eighteen students from […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 9:30 am
King Harald V of Norway to visit Ballard on Friday
MyBallard - Even though Syttende Mai has come and gone, Norwegians have a reason to keep the celebrations going for another few days: the King of Norway, Harald V, is visiting Bergen Place in Ballard this Friday, May 22. He's coming to celebrate the installation of the updated 52-foot mural in Bergen Place, and he'll be introduced by Seattle Mayor […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 8:29 am
Second Ascent to host free screening of film about small boat voyaging tonight
MyBallard - Tonight at Second Ascent (5209 Ballard Ave NW) there will be a free screening of a movie titled "One Simple Question - an Uncertain Journey to Find an Iceberg." The film is a true story about a couple aboard a small sailboat in search of icebergs. From Second Ascent: "One Simple Question is the story […] Read more...



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