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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...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 1:21 pm
Seattle News and Events for July 2 through August 2014
The Skanner - ... Jefferson Breakers at the fifth annual Beacon Rocks! street fair, June 28 on Roberto Maestas Festival Street on Beacon Hill. In addition to music the event included community information, food and a visit from Fire Engine #13. The Beacon Rocks! ... Read more...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 2:13 am
Video, audio in officer-involved shooting released
KING-TV Seattle - In a somewhat unprecedented move, Seattle police have released video and audio recordings from Tuesday night's officer-involved fatal shooting on Beacon Hill. Read more...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 -- 9:02 am
Seattle police kill armed man on Beacon Hill
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... as a traffic incident in south King County. Police say the man was armed and pointed a gun at police from a Beacon Hill storage shed in which he was hiding. About 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, State Patrol troopers tried to stop an apparently speeding pickup ... Read more...
Friday, June 27, 2014 -- 11:19 am
A Peek Inside Seattle's Remaining Communes
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... of them established in the 1970s and early 80s. They range in dogma, from the Emma Goldman Finishing School on Beacon Hill, which describes itself as an egalitarian 12-bedroom commune, to Jackson Place, which has separate apartments but communal ... Read more...
Friday, June 20, 2014 -- 4:14 pm
Kidnapped Seattle 6-year-old girl shares story
KING-TV Seattle - ... him. "(He) grabbed my arm," Taylor Fletcher said, while she and her mother met with KING 5 at Benefit Park on Beacon Hill. Taylor, and three older brothers and sisters, were playing at the park two weeks ago when they were allegedly approached by ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 -- 11:48 pm
The evolution of Amazon: from books to billions
KING-TV Seattle - ... into an internet giant, and KING 5 aired the first of many stories about Amazon's move from its location in Beacon Hill to South Lake Union. Amazon's relocation completely transformed South Lake Union in the years that followed. Baig says the ... Read more...
Friday, June 6, 2014 -- 1:37 pm
New Information: Spokane Valley SWAT Standoff Suspect Identified
KFBB - ... a tracking device on his ankle. Police say the girl broke free three blocks away from the Benefit playground on Beacon Hill on Thursday evening and was not physically hurt. The girl's father and friends caught up with the man and he fought with ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 -- 11:46 pm
Seattle police seize more than 2K illegally grown pot plants
Seattle Times - Seattle police officers recovered what detectives say is an unprecedented number of illegally grown marijuana plants at homes in West Seattle and Beacon Hill and a West Seattle warehouse Thursday evening. Read more...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 -- 6:49 pm
Police took 2K+ plants from North Delridge warehouse, left...
West Seattle Blog - ... - signed by a King County District Court judge - at a home and a warehouse in West Seattle and another house on Beacon Hill Tuesday evening, and recovered what detectives say is an unprecedented number of illegally-grown marijuana plants. After ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 -- 5:24 pm
Cheasty Greenspace, PacMed Tower, skateable art sculpture, and Board Elections on NBHC agenda
Beacon Hill Blog - There will be an open house for the Cheasty Greenspace tonight (Tuesday, June 3), at the Beacon Hill library from 6:10 to 6:50.  There will be photographs of the Cheasty forest featuring native plant and tree species, birds, maps from the Seattle Parks Department 'Cheasty Greenspace Vegetation Management Plan,' information on Cheasty wildlife and history, […] Read more...
Friday, May 30, 2014 -- 1:39 pm
The Feed Bag marks 20 years as hub for Capitol Hill pets
Capitol Hill Blog - ... coming to The Feedbag for 6 years to shop for his pup Clive , and spoke nothing but praise. "I used to live on Beacon Hill for a long time and I came down here and met Angela," he said. "She has the best products," he said, "And she's just awesome, ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 -- 8:46 pm
Activist calls South Precinct’s changing leaders ‘poor policing’
Seattle Times - ... this very serious issue in South Seattle and keep those communities safe." The South Precinct, which includes Beacon Hill, Mount Baker, Columbia City, Georgetown, Othello Park, Rainier Beach, Seward Park and several other neighborhoods, regularly ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 -- 12:22 pm
Man arrested after firing gun on North Beacon Hill porch
Seattle Times - ... fired a gun on the porch before driving off. Police located the suspected gunman and two other men in a car on Beacon Hill. He was arrested for a felony charge stemming from the shooting and felony harassment. The man's brother, 26, was arrested on ... Read more...




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