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Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 8:07 am
Seattle catching up to Portland in light rail department with line to Northgate
OregonLive.com - Chuncks of a concrete support beam fall as a tunnel boring machine, turning a 21-foot diameter cutting head, breaks through a support wall in 2007 in Seattle to complete the boring of a 4,388-foot tunnel under Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood that was used for a 14-mile Sound Transit light rail line from downtown Seattle to the Seattle-Tacoma ... (more) Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 7:06 am
Over 6,000 customers without power across Seattle this morning
KIRO-TV Seattle - ... Thursday. An outage reported just before 11 p.m. in South Seattle is affecting customers in the Columbia City, Beacon Hill and Seward Park neighborhoods. The cause of that outage was reported to be a tree that fell on power lines. Customers should ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 6:03 am
Food's grow-your-own movement: Some work required
Crosscut.com - ... wrap for a local friend. Seven food-related books made the list this year. After nearly three years of planning, Beacon Hill residents are breaking ground on what will be the nation's largest public food forest. The notion that city-dwellers might, ... Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 6:30 am
In South Seattle, a DIY small business crime deterrent
Crosscut.com - ... way back in the 1880s, when English immigrants settled here and named the area running from Lake Washington to Beacon Hill between Seward Park and Rainier Beach after the Brighton Beach they left behind. Mossbacks, take note: Edouard was a historic ... Read more...
Friday, August 22, 2014 -- 10:24 am
Five schools starting fresh with new principals
Sammamish Review - ... it opened in 2010. - Discovery Elementary: Michelle Nishioka, who previously served as an assistant principal at Beacon Hill International School in Seattle. She completed her administrative internship in the Bellevue School District, and also has ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 8:20 pm
News Shorts: News, Gossip, and Faster Internet
The Stranger - ... of crappy internet service with data rates far below the national average? (Looking at you, Central District and Beacon Hill.) Not to worry: Mayor Ed Murray and CenturyLink vice president Sue Anderson are here to help. On August 5, the two announced ... Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 6:00 pm
Police: Beacon Hill gunman shot himself
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Police now believe that the man who died in Thursday night's Beacon Hill shooting fired at another man and then turned the gun on himself, according to updated reports. Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 12:20 pm
Extortionist turned Beacon Hill firebomber says he's sorry
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... by prosecutors as an extortion-minded bookie, Sang Ngoc Ung was charged in August 2013 with torching one south Beacon Hill home and placing a gasoline bomb at another. Ung was hoping to collect on a $20,000 loan he'd made to a Seattle family trying ... Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 8:58 am
The Morning News: Bodies Pulled Out of Green Lake, Shooting on Beacon Hill
The Stranger - ... water... One had reportedly been underwater for 30 minutes and the other 45. " Condolences to all. Meanwhile on Beacon Hill, a Gunfight Killed One Man and Injured Another: "Police believe the men, both about 35 years old, were arguing near the 1700 ... Read more...
Thursday, August 7, 2014 -- 11:14 pm
2 shot in Beacon Hill neighborhood
Seattle Times - Our news partner KING 5 reports that both shooting victims are in critical condition. Times reporter Andy Mannix is headed to the scene. Two people have been shot in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood, near the 1700 block of South Hanford Street, Seattle police said in a 10:30 p.m. tweet. Read more...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- 1:04 pm
Mayor Murray's Big Internet Reveal: Kinda Good, But Not as Exciting as Municipal Broadband
The Stranger - ... for CenturyLink to install the utility cabinets necessary to build out its fiber network to the neighborhoods of Beacon Hill, the Central District, Ballard, and West Seattle. As Goldy explained in January: Under current permitting rules, CenturyLink ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- 9:31 am
For Residents of Artspace Mt. Baker Lofts, an Apartment Now Comes With Wheels
GlobeNewswire - ... vehicles parked in reserved parking spots throughout Seattle, including three other locations in Rainier Valley: Beacon Hill, Othello and Rainier Ave. From advanced technology hybrids, to utility pickups and cargo vans, to AWD vehicles with bike and ... Read more...
Friday, August 1, 2014 -- 7:00 pm
A Beacon Hill Perspective on Prop 1
Seattle PI: Beacon Lights - For the last two months, there's been increasing public debate about Proposition 1, which would create a metropolitan park district in Seattle. As I belong to a few email lists, I am regularly spammed with messages from people opposed to creating the district. I'm pretty objective about the reasons why I support one. I understand […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 9:55 pm
Monorail proposition on fall ballot
Seattle Times - ... the region is building an $11billion, 50-mile network for Sound Transit light rail that features tunnels at Beacon Hill, downtown Bellevue, and from the Chinatown International District to Northgate. "The voters have already decided on the issue of ... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 10:22 am
A Plan for a Mountain Bike Trail is Creating Divisions
Seattle - Left: Rainier Valley resident Mary DeJong envisions Cheasty Park with a lively bike trail connecting her neighborhood and Beacon Hill; Right: Beacon Hill resident and bird watcher Ed Newbold has taken out full page ads in The Seattle Times opposing the bike trail In South Seattle, a forested green space The Seattle Times once called "Walden Pond in ... (more) Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 8:50 pm
Region’s home prices quickly returning to pre-crisis highs
Seattle Times - ... places where homes are relatively affordable and close to transit saw big jumps in sales activity - Shoreline, Beacon Hill and West Seattle. The volume of home sales in Snohomish County is down over the year more than in King County. Prices gained, ... Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 11:54 pm
Panel to discuss Cheasty Greenspace mountain bike project 7/12
Beacon Hill Blog - The Seattle Neighborhood Coalition is hosting a panel discussion this Saturday, July 12 at 9 a.m. on the proposed mountain bike pilot project in Cheasty Greenspace.  The panel will include Mark Mead from Seattle Parks and Recreation, proposal proponent Jay Gairson and opponent Patricia Naumann, natural areas expert Ruth Williams, and former Parks Board member John […] Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 11:38 pm
Beacon Hill Library celebrating ten year anniversary Saturday
Beacon Hill Blog - The Beacon Hill Branch of The Seattle Public Library is turning 10 years old and the neighborhood is celebrating this Saturday, July 12!  A fun-filled day is planned with refreshments, a panel of speakers, poetry reading and entertainment. Beacon Hill writers, young and old, are invited to share their creativity during an open mic program. Schedule […] Read more...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- 9:34 am
Rush Hour: A Map Of Puget Sound's Worst Traffic
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... so traveling to work doesn't stress their blue badges -- their full time employees. Amazon moved downtown from Beacon Hill so everyone could use public transit. That's fine for now. But Hallenbeck said if it gets worse all bets are off. "When ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 -- 8:34 pm
Seattle's Least Expected Great Decks
The Stranger - ... away a few juvenile hours with arcade games and booze. BRENDAN KILEY Psssst: The patio at The Station cafe on Beacon Hill looks like nothing special. The essentials are all here: shade, potted plants, tables, and adequate seating. But it's small, ... Read more...




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