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Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 6:57 am
Oil train derails under Seattle's Magnolia Bridge
KOMO News - ... cars of Bakken oil was pulling out, headed for a refinery at Anacortes. He says the train was traveling beneath the Magnolia Bridge at about 5 mph at the time. Two of the tankers are leaning. The other derailed cars remained upright. No one was ... Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 5:48 am
Oil train derails in Seattle; no leaks
KING-TV Seattle - A train derailed under Seattle's Magnolia Bridge early Thursday morning. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesperson said the train was carrying crude oil. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 1:25 pm
Adult summer camp explores history and civics August 8th
Magnolia Voice - Are your kids having all the fun this summer? Feeling left out? Never fear- here's a summer camp just for you… Seattle CityClub designed Civic Boot Camp for individuals to find a welcoming place and a road map for community engagement for themselves in order to strengthen our community's civic health. Boot Camp provides new [...] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 12:59 pm
Summer fun for little ones at Discovery Park
Magnolia Voice - Summer is in full swing and many wonderful opportunities are available for exploring Seattle Parks with a Naturalist, whether strolling the beach discovering intertidal creatures, finding the magic of insects in a microworld, or seeing the natural world through the eyes of your tot. Check out these fun programs: TidePool Adventure Discovery Park's North Beach [...] Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 2:27 pm
Have you been to the Farmers Market yet?
Magnolia Voice - We have (in this editor's humble opinion), one of the best Farmers Markets around. It may be small, but the selection is incredible. Here are some great shots from MV friend K. Kennell from Saturday's events. She writes: Voila. Great turn out for the Farmers Market, I was surprised dogs are permitted there around all [...] Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 8:32 pm
Our Lady of Fatima finishes 60th-anniversary school year
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... Fatima is unique among other Catholic schools for serving a small neighborhood audience. People tend to stay in Magnolia for a long time, and Scott finds herself running into Fatima alumni at the grocery store or seeing kids in their uniforms in the ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 8:29 pm
Moyer Foundation documentary earns Emmy nomination
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... Days At Grief Camp." The documentary has been nominated for a 2014 Emmy. Photo courtesy of the Moyer Foundation The Magnolia-based Moyer Foundation (2426 32nd Ave. W., Suite 200) has been honored with an Emmy nomination for a documentary about its ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 7:38 pm
Community radio fundraiser in Ballard this Saturday
Viewing Feed - Pono Ranch will play host to a benefit for Community Radio in Northwest Seattle this Saturday, as Fulcrum Community Communications continues working toward the launch a low-power FM radio station for Ballard, Fremont, Greenwood, Phinney and the north Queen Anne/Magnolia neighborhoods. Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 9:36 am
Help find Remy
Magnolia Voice - Have you seen this cat? Remy escaped my house when guests were visiting Sunday evening.  He is a 14 lb. Abyssinian (tawny color) cat who is very friendly.  He is an indoor cat, so may be frightened about being out of doors.  Please call 206.310.1842 if you see any sign of him.  He escaped in [...] Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 9:18 am
An expensive (dog) poo...
Magnolia Voice - From an MV reader: I yelled at this guy in front of my mom's house, he let his dog poop on the street and didn't pick it up. I yelled down the street, 'come on dude, you better come back for that!' He returned with this….well done sir, now I'm the jerk. I tried to return [...] Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 11:47 pm
Residents propose art project for Terminal 86 Grain Facility
NWCN.com - Monday night Betty Winfield stood before the Magnolia/ Queen Anne District Council meeting, asking for support on a proposed art project that would add some color to the grain facility at Terminal 86. "I just want to see something beautiful happen because it can. Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 1:15 pm
Catharine Blaine has a new (old) Principal
Magnolia Voice - A familiar face will grace the halls of Blaine come September.  From Seattle Public Schools: Dear Catharine Blaine K-8 Community, I am pleased to announce … Ms. Heather Johnson (formerly Swanson) will return to serve as your new principal. Your current principal, Ms. Julie Cox, will be Principal at North Beach Elementary next year. Ms. Johnson [...] Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 1:01 pm
We used to live here...
Magnolia Voice - This happened in our hood on the evening of the 11th… My spouse and I were out and the kids were home with a younger babysitter.  A man came to the door and when they didn't answer he knocked on the window.  She told him to leave.  She wrote it on a piece of paper [...] Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 12:10 am
Give back: look great
Magnolia Voice - Vixen Day Spa & Boutique, Finn's Bakery and Poplin Style Direction present Save Money, Give Back & Look Fabulous; an after hours clothing swap to benefit homeless youth, Saturday, July 19th, 6-9pm. What's more fun than shopping a friend's closet? A clothing swap gives you that same joy, except you get to KEEP the items you find. Bring pieces [...] Read more...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 -- 7:53 pm
Tour notable Seattle mid-century home
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... include the University Unitarian Church, the Frank Gilbert residence at The Highlands, Intiman Playhouse, the Magnolia Branch Library, the Japanese Presbyterian Church, and, at the University of Washington, the Faculty Club (with Victor ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 -- 8:27 pm
Annual Spaghetti Feed Dinner July 22nd
Magnolia Voice - All are invited to Magnolia's annual Spaghetti Feed Dinner at the Magnolia Garden Center, July 22nd. This event is limited to 40-50 people. Food will be provided by Tarantino's catering and drinks/wine will be provided by People's bank.  It is an opportunity to enjoy an awesome dinner, mingle with neighbors and support the Chamber.  Tickets can be [...] Read more...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 -- 6:26 pm
Tronquet to head Women's University Club
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - Patty Tronquet, a longtime Magnolia resident and owner of the floral company Pocket Full O'Posies, has been elected as president of the Women's University Club of Seattle. Read more...
Saturday, July 5, 2014 -- 11:34 am
Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement construction closures
Magnolia Voice - Visit this website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. SR 99 Corridor Sunday, July 6 Crews working for Seattle Public Utilities will close one lane in each direction of SR 99 between Raye Street and Roy Street from 4 a.m. to 3 p.m. [...] Read more...
Friday, July 4, 2014 -- 2:27 pm
You (or your hands) might be a star...
Magnolia Voice - There's an open casting call for an upcoming photo-shoot for an (unnamed) pharmaceutical company. Some of the scenes and locations will be hiking on Mt Rainier / Riding an amusement park ride / Carrying a surfboard / Flying a kite.  (Transportation to locations will be provided by production). Here's what they are looking for…  Roles: 2 Women:  Caucasian [...] Read more...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 -- 10:45 am
Overnight sewer work planned in Smith Cove area
Magnolia News - A sewer-utility project will prompt traffic revisions near the Smith Cove/Terminal 91 area of South Magnolia beginning Monday, July 7. Ramp closures may extend up to two weeks. Read more...

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