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Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 7:18 pm
Magnolia mama in the best 'Food Fight' ...ever
Magnolia Voice - Tomorrow night, Magnolia mother of two, Cortney Anderson-Sanford is squaring off against a world-renowned chef…both are cooking one of her treasured family recipes. If her version of the dish wins, she earns a cash prize and advances in the competition.  Even if she doesn't win, she still gets to face off again against another culinary expert, climbing a money ladder with [...] Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 6:48 pm
Officer in pot ticket controversy returns to duty
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... m returning to duty. The West Precinct to which Jokela is assigned covers downtown, Belltown, Pioneer Square, Sodo, Magnolia, Queen Anne and South Lake Union. Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 6:22 pm
Bad news for Big Coal: Oregon rejects proposed export terminal
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Terminal at Longview on the Columbia River. A coal train passes derailed tanker cars of an oil train beneath the Magnolia Bridge. Starved for markets, coal companies want to export their product to China. Development of terminals would send many ... Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 1:07 am
Met Market liquor heist
Magnolia Voice - Magnolia's Metropolitan Market was broken into early Sunday morning, sometime between midnight and 5am.  According to Assistant Store Director, Nick Novak, the burglars threw a large rock through a panel in the north entrance, and then smashed out a glass door in the spirits case. At least $500 in liquor was stolen. Novak says the thieves bypassed the high-end [...] Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 12:24 pm
SPU donates furniture to United Indian Youth Home
Magnolia Voice - United Indians of All Tribes Foundation received a significant gift of lightly used dormitory furniture from Seattle Pacific University earlier this month. Building Maintenance staffers at SPU delivered the donated furniture to the United Indians Transitional Youth Shelter in Greenwood, Seattle. The 25 sets of dormitory furniture were critically needed by the long running residence [...] Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 2:13 am
New city transportation head: Can he match the city's goals with its resources? - ... projects that accumulated over several administrations with a cost totaling about $2 billion. Replacement of the Magnolia Bridge, which was patched up after the 2001 Nisqually earthquake, will alone require $350 million. The backlog has grown ... Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 10:52 pm
Lawton principal change
Magnolia Voice - It looks like Catharine Blaine and Lawton Elementary will both start the year with new principals.  We told you about  Ms. Heather Johnson (formerly Swanson) returning to Blaine.  Lawton families received this email earlier today: Dear Lawton Elementary community, Today I'm announcing a leadership change at Lawton. Your principal, Dr. Neil Gerrans, has been appointed to serve [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 10:20 pm
Sing with Northwest Girlchoir
Magnolia Voice -   Help your daughter, granddaughter, neighbor, or friend experience the joy of singing throughout the year as part of Northwest Girlchoir. Space is available in all choirs for the choir season starting September 8th.From NW Girlchoir:   1st and 2nd graders can join our Prep Choir, and girls entering 3rd through 12th grades can audition to be part of [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 9:47 pm
Traction improvements on W Dravus
Magnolia Voice - Crews were working today on W Dravus Street between 28th Avenue W and 20th Avenue W.  The Seattle Department of Transportation conducted shot blasting to make traction improvements. Not as exciting as it sounds, shot blasting means to propel a high-speed stream of abrasive material at the street surface to roughen it and create a better grip for [...] Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 4:38 pm
EDITORIAL | No derailing oil-trains plan
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - The July 24 derailment of five of 102 train cars carrying crude oil under the Magnolia Bridge drove home the near-inevitability of even more oil trains coming through Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 4:37 pm
Bringing screen icons back to life
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - For people in the entertainment industry, a lot of time can be spent just looking for work. So former Magnolia resident and actor Jessica Martin and Queen Anne photographer and actor John Ulman connected to create their own work in a project they're ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 4:36 pm
Neighbor tries to improve Magnolia's - front doors'
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - The "Welcome to Magnolia" sign at the top of the Magnolia Bridge could get a much-needed makeover in October if the chamber is able to secure a Neighborhood Matching Fund grant from the Department of Neighborhoods. Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 12:04 pm
Not so special delivery-package thief in Magnolia
Magnolia Voice - There have been some package thieves at work in our neighborhood over the past several weeks.  Here are two accounts from the first weekend in August. We don't know if the two incidents are related: I just wanted to report that I think a package thief may be at work in our neighborhood. We live at [...] Read more...
Monday, August 11, 2014 -- 4:49 pm
Perkins Lane and West Raye to be paved this week
Magnolia Voice - The Seattle Department of Transportation's paving crews plan to be in our neighborhood Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14 and 15. They will work at the intersection of Perkins Lane West and West Raye Street to repave the roadway. The crews will work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The intersection will be closed [...] Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 1:11 am
Magnolia Car Show this weekend
Magnolia Voice - Don't miss Magnolia's annual Car Show-Saturday August 9th, from 9am to 3pm in the Village on McGraw. The event is usually packed with over 80 gorgeous cars.  Wander around and soak up the rich history of these beautys! If you are interested in showing off your car download the registration form or call Werner's Crash [...] Read more...
Thursday, August 7, 2014 -- 9:56 pm
And more road work: SDOT to try traction improvements again on Charlestown, Genesee
West Seattle Blog - ... Transportation will conduct shot blasting to make traction improvements at two locations in West Seattle and one in Magnolia next week. Shot blasting will propel a high-speed stream of abrasive material at the street surface to roughen it and create ... Read more...
Thursday, August 7, 2014 -- 3:08 pm
Another new store planned for Seattle's morphing Interbay neighborhood
Business Journal - ... cars travel the 15th Avenue corridor, which is wedged between two of the city's most affluent neighborhoods - Magnolia and Queen Anne. Angier said his company bought the site for about $12.5 million from the failed Seattle monorail authority, which ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- 1:29 pm
"Adopt a backpack"-help a needy child get ready for school
Magnolia Voice - This fall, Northwest Center's Kids Programs need your help providing school supplies. Donations and community involvement allow the Northwest Center's kids programs to thrive and touch the lives of nearly 1,000 families annually. Sign-up to adopt a new, or donate a 'like-new' backpack and they'll send you the child's specific school supply needs.  Pledge to Adopt Here [...] Read more...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 -- 1:00 pm
First round of Metro bus cuts take effect Sept. 27
Magnolia Voice - September 27th, Metro plans to reduce service by 161,000 bus hours. 28 routes will be deleted, with 13 routes revised to match available revenues.  Just two routes in Magnolia will be affected by the first round of Metro cuts. Route 19 from W. Magnolia to Downtown will be cut. (According to Metro, this is 0ne of the lowest-performance routes in [...] Read more...
Monday, August 4, 2014 -- 9:17 am
Ballard-to-West Seattle monorail proposal on November ballot
Viewing Feed - ... monorail proposals will go to Seattle voters this November. As reported by our news partners at The Seattle Times, Magnolia activist Elizabeth Campbell and her allies collected around 9,000 signatures, well more than the 4,582 signatures needed to ... Read more...

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