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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 -- 6:01 pm
Digging up the past: Magnolia's old, new archeological finds
Magnolia News - ... sort artifacts. Courtesy of King County. Collection held in trust at the Burke Museum, Seattle. 1992. In the book "Magnolia: Making More Memories," in Dale Forbus Hogle's chapter "The West Point Dig: A Legacy," she wrote: "Today's peaceful ... Read more...
Monday, May 25, 2015 -- 10:57 pm
Memorial Day 2015, Ft. Lawton Military Cemetery
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Attendees report about 150 people stopped by the Ft. Lawton Military Cemetery today to witness Memorial Day ceremonies following similar activities in the Village. Motorcyclists carrying flags, along with a color guard, Boy Scouts, and others gathered among the military grave markers festooned with American flags to hear various speakers. Many children were […] Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 1:15 pm
Memorial Day
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley The fallen are remembered, or not. Near the front door of Catherine Blaine K-8 School and adjacent to the Magnolia Community Center is an out-of-the-way ground level marker memorializing the names of nine boys who attended Blaine Junior High School from 1954-1965. Erected in 1970 and rededicated in 2000 following refurbishment […] Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 12:52 pm
Free shuttle bus to Discovery Park's beach
Magnolia Voice - Beginning tomorrow Saturday May 23rd a shuttle bus will take visitors to the beach at Discovery Park.  The shuttle will run from 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day.  Shuttle service will be available on Memorial Day May 25th and Labor Day September 7th.  During operation, the shuttle picks up riders in the […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 11:37 pm
New crosswalk sign run down
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley The crosswalk at 32nd Avenue West & Raye takes another beating as the reflective sign, recently installed to warn drivers, was apparently hit by an unknown car. "I'm really upset that someone would run this over," exclaims Elizabeth Servey, a Blaine School parent. "It absolutely disturbs me that we can't put […] Read more...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -- 11:49 pm
Memorial Day Activities
Magnolia Voice - Celebrate our veterans here in Magnolia on Monday. Senior Vice Commander of the American Legion Post 123, Elizabeth A. Servey writes: The American Legion Post 123 invites all neighbors to take part in Monday's Memorial Day services: On Monday, May 25th at 10am in front of the Post Office at 3211 W McGraw St. in Magnolia Village*11am […] Read more...
Friday, May 15, 2015 -- 3:03 pm
Get in to Urban Family Brewing for Seattle Beer Week
Magnolia Voice - Urban Family Brewing is celebrating its first Seattle Beer Week (May 7-17th) in its new Magnolia home. Urban Family Brewing first opened its doors to the Magnolia community on October 24th of last year, when it became the first brewery in Magnolia. They offer a rotating mix of the hoppy IPAs and Pale Ales, which are […] Read more...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 11:10 pm
Don't miss Beauty and the Beast jr at OLF
Magnolia Voice - Full story available at Magnolia Voice Read more...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 -- 11:40 pm
Police activity at Lawton- suspected sex offender taken into custody plus a new offender moves to QA
Magnolia Voice - Earlier today MV reader Elizabeth wrote: Police are looking for Level 1 or 2 sex offender who has been camping out in Lawton Park. Call 911 if you see him around.  He has been camping out in the woods behind my home.  I reported this to parks and to the police information line about 6 weeks […] Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 3:31 pm
City to provide free activities for Seattle students during May 19 teacher walk-out
Magnolia Voice - Wondering what to do with your school kid during the teacher walk-out? Seattle Parks and Recreation has announced it will open and staff drop-in activities at 21 designated community centers (INCLUDING MAGNOLIA!) for Seattle Public School students from kindergarten to 8th grade in response to the May 19 teacher walk-out. The free program will operate […] Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 3:16 pm
Is this your dog?
Magnolia Voice - Stephanie writes: This sweet girl was found on McGraw today (Saturday). If you know this dog, please contact the VCA Magnolia Animal Hospital. Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 3:09 pm
Girl Scouts and Carleton Park Garden Club beautification project
Magnolia Voice - Some Magnolia Girl Scouts have been hard at work. In concurrence with Earth Day on April 22, the 4th graders of troop 41157 kicked off their Gardener Badge.  They visited a local garden, learned about native plants and are experimenting with planting seeds. In addition, the Carleton Park Garden Club is sponsoring the troop's Native […] Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 10:26 am
Off-leash dog park to be neutered
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - Magnolia Manor Park is in line for improvements, but the dog lovers who helped pay for the pup-friendly, off-leash portion of the space are barking about some of the proposed changes. The Seattle Parks and Recreation is working on renovations to Magnolia Manor Park , which opened in November 2012 and is home to the neighborhood's only off-leash area. Read more...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 -- 11:03 pm
Historical perspective: Magnolia- Smith the man and the continuing legacy Smith's (Smith) Cove Park
Magnolia Voice - By Monica Wooton Interim President, Magnolia Historical Society Though not as well-known or talked about as Arthur or David Denny, Henry Yesler or Doc Maynard in regard to Seattle's early history, Dr. Henry A. Smith, Magnolia's first Euro America pioneer, was quite a contributor to the newly establishing city in the 1850's. He is the […] Read more...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 -- 10:03 pm
Memorable Mom's Day brunch
Magnolia Voice - A guest post from our friend Shaun Myrick This weekend, it's all about mom.  Mother's Day is here and for so many of us, it's a day to show mom how much she is loved.  It's also a day for friends and family. I love throwing a beautiful and fresh brunch for Mother's Day.  Brunch […] Read more...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 -- 9:25 pm
Offerings to garden statue concern homeowners
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley It started inauspiciously at first. Offerings of fruit and other food items appeared at the feet of a Buddhist statue located in the flowerbed of a Magnolia home. The statue, originally brought to the U.S. by the shipping captain father of the homeowner, is the depiction of Guanyin, the east Asian […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 -- 10:27 pm
Catharine Blaine Father Daughter Dance gets a makeover
Magnolia Voice - What started as a persuasive essay by Blaine 4th grader Francis Vann  became a school dance tradition reboot.  For years, the Catharine Blaine Father Daughter dance served as a lovely tradition and fund raiser for the 5th grade camping trip to Islandwood. Miss Vann wrote her essay urging Blaine to change the Father Daughter Dance to […] Read more...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 -- 1:14 pm
Where to take Mom for brunch
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... and various local and national publications. Readers recommend the corned beef hash. Palisade , 2601 W. Marina Pl., Magnolia: This is the kind of place you take out-of-towners when you want to show off Seattle. While they ogle the view, pig out on ... Read more...
Monday, May 4, 2015 -- 10:31 pm
Are you ready for a disaster?
Magnolia Voice - Do you know what to do in a crisis? What if we have a big earthquake and Magnolia became an island? The Magnolia Community club is sponsoring a discussion about how we can work together during a disaster, whatever the cause: Learn how our community can help each other in an emergency. Find out about Block Watch, […] Read more...
Sunday, May 3, 2015 -- 11:19 am
Have you seen Penny?
Magnolia Voice - MV reader Cindy writes: A four-month old, tri-colored female Australian Shepherd puppy jumped out an open car window in Ballard near Mud Bay on 15th this evening. Her owners are desperately looking for her. She is wearing a purple harness. If seen or found, please call 206.715.5868. Her name is Penny but may flee if […] Read more...



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