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Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 10:15 pm
Private security patrols Q&A
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley One of the companies showing distinct interest in providing services to help facilitate private security patrols in Magnolia is a company called CopsForHire(.com). Magnolia Voice spoke with company president Andrew Finley about security patrols in general and his company's offerings in particular. Unlike companies which act as temporary employment agencies for […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 9:55 pm
Low clouds
Magnolia Voice - K. Kennell writes: It was amazing to see the freighters stacked up but these clouds were dramatic hanging over Magnolia and the Sound. Thanks, K! Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Smith Cove Park on Elliott Bay will expand with new fields, amenities
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - In early 2017, the city of Seattle expects to start expanding Smith Cove Park on the waterfront just south of the Magnolia Bridge, near the Port of Seattle's cruise terminal at Pier 91. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 10:26 pm
Magnolia bridge to the past
Magnolia Voice - Complied by Monica Wooton, Magnolia Historical Society Board Member Magnolia, because of its isolation, waterways and hilly terrain had its share of wooden trestles, eight major ones documented, which were a phenomenon of the late 1800 and early 1900's. The now 86 year old 'new' Magnolia Bridge came about because of a trestle disaster and […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 12:12 pm
Homeless woodpeckers
Magnolia Voice - It looks like a bird or two may have been displaced last week.  MV reader April writes: They are fixing up the Military Cemetery in Discovery Park and in doing so chopped down a tree next to the old sheds where two woodpeckers were living.  I hope they are okay. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 12:22 pm
Mandel is new PPC reporter
Magnolia News - Eric Mandel is the new staff reporter for Pacific Publishing Co.' s Capitol Hill Times, Queen Anne & Magnolia News, City Living Seattle and Madison Park Times. Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 12:13 pm
Big turnout for private security patrols
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley The United Church of Christ had a full house Saturday with about 200 neighbors present to hear Joe Villarino explain the nuts and bolts of the private security patrol idea for Magnolia. He spoke to receptive audience. With hand after hand shooting up with questions, Villarino and a neighborhood off-duty Seattle […] Read more...
Saturday, February 21, 2015 -- 2:43 pm
Seattle man who had arsenal in apartment sentenced to prison
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... in May, officials seized a dozen weapons, including a machine gun and silencer. Federal prosecutors say his Magnolia neighborhood apartment was just a few blocks from a busy playground in a neighborhood park. Camps was "advertising his massive ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 8:58 pm
Chase Winter blues away with art classes
Magnolia Voice - Gray Sky Gallery (new to Magnolia! In the work/loft building just South of Whole Foods) is offering kids and adult art classes. Local artists and Magnolia moms, Laura Van Horne and Julie Jacobson, are teaching a variety of classes starting at the beginning of March. Mixed media classes (using encaustic beeswax, acrylic and watercolor paint, […] Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 2:04 pm
Armed robbery of Corner Store
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Just before noon today, Magnolia Voice on the scene of a robbery of the Corner Store, 2809 Thorndyke Avenue West. Neighbors were alerted to police activity including an SPD canine unit searching for a man police describe as a "young hispanic male." No suspect was located. Witnesses say the perpetrator indicated […] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 3:40 pm
Meet Scott Ward, Magnolia's Business Person of the Year
Magnolia Voice -   Scott Ward, of Scott Ward Art and Current and Furbish, has been named Magnolia's Business Person of the Year by the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce. Magnolia Voice caught up with the artist and asked him a little bit about his art and inviting Village shop: MV:What was the inspiration for your store? SW: We wanted to offer […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 4:01 pm
If it's Winter, you wouldn't know it in Seattle
CBS News - ... seeing plums and cherries are already in full bloom," said James Raebel, a landscape designer who works at the Magnolia Garden Center. That's good news for Raebel's job, but as a passionate skier, this winter has also brought bummer news. "It's been ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 2:30 pm
Security Patrol Meeting location CHANGE
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Due to overwhelming response, much of it from readers of Magnolia Voice, the location of the initial public meeting of the Magnolia Patrol Association has moved. For those interested in hearing from others about the issue of private security patrols in Magnolia, please attend this get-together Saturday, 12 noon at the […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 2:23 pm
UPDATE- 2/19/14-Possible child luring incident this morning
Magnolia Voice - 2/19/14, 12:39pm Parents are breathing a sigh of relief. The reported attempted child luring yesterday was a misunderstanding between a parent and transportation provider that had indeed been contracted with the school.  According to the Seattle Police Blotter: Police have made contact with the individual in this case and verified that he is a transportation […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -- 3:58 pm
What winter? Northwest enjoys high temperatures
KOLD-TV Tucson - ... We're seeing plums and cherries are already in full bloom," said James Raebel, landscape designer who works at the Magnolia Garden Center. That's good news for Raebel's job, but as a passionate skier, this winter has also brought bummer news. "It's ... Read more...
Monday, February 16, 2015 -- 10:02 am
New Drinking Spot: Holy Mountain Brewing in Interbay
Seattle - ... local beer connoisseurs with an exciting array of uncommon, buzzworthy beers. Located in Interbay, near the Magnolia Bridge, and started by three friends who worked in the local beer business and dreamed of a brewery to call their own, Holy Mountain ... Read more...
Saturday, February 14, 2015 -- 9:00 am
Time for private security patrols in Magnolia?
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Property crime has increased so much in some Seattle neighborhoods, residents choose to pay the price and hire security patrols to help stop theft. Magnolia might be next. For the last seven years, for example, the Laurelhurst community found their endeavor to operate private patrols with off-duty Seattle police greatly diminished […] Read more...
Friday, February 13, 2015 -- 11:17 pm
Fiery car crash on Thorndyke
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley There was a strange one-car wreck tonight off of Thorndyke Avenue and West Blaine Street. About 8:30p.m. multiple firetrucks were on the scene for a "heavy rescue" of a burning BMW 4-door sedan. Tire tracks could be seen in the adjacent park about 300 feet through the grass leading to a […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -- 6:51 pm
Magnolia school news
Magnolia Voice - Here is a peek into what our kids are up to… Fatima's Middle School Information Night All interested parents of incoming 6th, 7th, or  8th grade students are welcome to attend Our Lady of Fatima School's Middle School Information Night Monday, February 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. in the school library. They are located at 3301 W […] Read more...
Monday, February 9, 2015 -- 4:17 pm
Magnolia's hidden gem
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley With the expansion of Windermere Real Estate into the offices previously occupied by Magnolia Travel, transformations alter the three-story Building-Without-a-Name in the Village. Check out Windermere's bright new sign in front to see how things are progressing. As always, change is inevitable, unless you're Annie Pond, long-time building tenant and owner […] Read more...



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