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Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 1:35 pm
One lane on Viewmont today for tree removal
Magnolia Voice - Drivers should use caution today when driving Viewmont.  Workers are removing a the giant tree in front of Church of the Ascension (2330 Viewmont Way W)-  there is no parking today and they will have a person flagging. Read more...
Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 12:31 pm
Halloween Alley on Viewmont Way cancelled. Thieves got everything.
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley   For the past 12-years, Magnolia realtor, Carol Ard, her family and neighbors, created the amazing Halloween Alley on Viewmont Way, attracting kids from all over the city. Not only did little ones and even teenagers marvel at the scary scene, they told tales of receiving full-sized candy bars as if [...] Read more...
Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 12:08 pm
Tree falls in Discovery-nearly hits hikers
Magnolia Voice - MV reader Bob Bennett sent us this story and photos.  He writes: A large big leaf maple crashed to the ground narrowly missing two hikers near the Environmental Learning Center in Discovery Park at 1:50pm Wednesday. No one was injured. Seattle Parks employees heard the crashing sound of the tree as it hit and were on [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -- 3:17 pm
Front Doors - The finished look
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley   The work is done, and the Front Doors that open onto our neighborhood are completed. The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce is rightly proud to announce the wrap up of the welcome sign improvement project with appreciation all around. The Chamber's Eileen Quackenbush extends her gratitude to the 20 volunteers who put their time and energy into [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -- 3:01 pm
Dive deep into the brain at the free"Perfect Storm" seminar
Magnolia Voice - A sponsored post All are invited to attend 'The Perfect Storm' seminar, presented by Dr. Clem of Discovery Wellness Center.  The focus of the evening will be on potential causes of neuro-developmental disorders such as autism, ADHD, seizures and sensory integration disorder, with a specific emphasis on the role of the brain and central nervous system. This free seminar [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -- 2:58 pm
Fender-bender on the bridge
Magnolia Voice - Reader Thyra sent these photos of a two-car accident on the Magnolia Bridge, right around 2:30 this afternoon: Reader Allison adds: 'Head on One lane getting by Police directing ' Reader Erin writes: 'Doesn't look severe' Thanks for the tips!- Read more...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
Help find Moby
Magnolia Voice - Wendy writes: Moby disappeared from Montavista Pl W a bit north of McGraw on Monday, September 29th. He is a black and white tuxedo (all black on his back, white belly and lower legs and a cute white streak up his nose) short haired cat with a Halloween collar that is black with spider webs on [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 11:28 am
Emerson Street closure: Traffic update
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Good news and bad news on the commuter front for those dealing with the shut down of the Emerson Street overpass. Although there is plenty of consternation among drivers during rush hour(s), there is a glimmer of hope for some. Let's start with the good, because you probably already know the [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 10:12 pm
Front Doors get new life
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Photography by Gretchen Taylor   Magnolia's Front Doors earned their day and a thorough shining as two volunteer crews of 16 people converged on the welcome signs at two ends of the neighborhood. With saws and shovels, plus the help of Magnolia businesses and neighbors, the overgrown and unkempt signs at [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 9:51 pm
Village business hit by thief
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley   A Magnolia Village establishment was the victim of a quick, grab & dash robbery Tuesday as an unknown person entered Sonny & Maria's Nail Salon on 32nd Avenue and made off with a bank bag full of cash, checks, and credit cards. "My mom was here by herself," explains "Maria," [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 9:45 pm
Bill the Butcher doors shut
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley   "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are closed until further notice," reads the small sign on the front door of Bill the Butcher on 34th Avenue West near Metropolitan Market. Six Seattle-area locations are all closed, according to published reports. A visit to the Magnolia shop found the store [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 12:49 pm
Giant pumpkins command attention: Let the parade begin
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Oh, the sightseers - especially at Halloween. A front yard full of huge pumpkins is a tourist magnet for Windermere real estate agent and monster green thumb, Greg Shaw. In the middle of Magnolia (29th & West Tilden Street), cars crawl past his home with everybody's eyes on the prize - [...] Read more...
Friday, October 3, 2014 -- 12:44 pm
Just Shred it- October 11th
Magnolia Voice - The Rotary Club of Magnolia hosts it's 3rd annual Just Shred It Saturday, October 11, from 10 AM to 1 PM. Just Shred It will be held in Szmania's parking lot at the corner of West McGraw and 34th Avenue West. The paper is mulched and then recycled. All neighbors are invited to bring their important papers to [...] Read more...
Friday, October 3, 2014 -- 11:50 am
26th Annual Fishermen's Fall Festival Saturday
Magnolia Voice - Fishermen's Fall Festival celebrates the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to the terminal, works to increase the public's knowledge of the importance of the fishing industry as well as Fishermen's Terminal to Seattle while raising money for the Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Foundation. This is an all-volunteer event that depends on over 200 volunteers for [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 -- 9:40 am
WA: Push for Ballard-West Seattle Monorail Line Revived
Mass Transit - ... a $5 citywide car-tab fee on vehicles at least a year old, raising about $2million a year. Elizabeth Campbell, a Magnolia-based activist who tried to stop the Highway 99 tunnel and who ran for mayor in 2009, is the driving force behind the petition. ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -- 11:59 pm
MrMagnolia launches new website and community Facebook page
Magnolia Voice - Founded in 1993, the MrMagnolia.com website has been a consistent neighborhood real estate resource focused exclusively on the Magnolia market.  That same dedication continues today with the launch of the redesigned website.  In addition, the newly developed MrMagnolia.com Facebook page is dedicated to not only Magnolia real estate, but all the neighborhood amenities, activities and [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -- 11:13 pm
Inslee sounds alarm about oil trains
Crosscut.com - ... to home, three 29,200-gallon oil cars on a slow-moving train derailed without any spills or fire beneath Seattle's Magnolia Bridge in July. Looming over this entire issue is a July 2013 oil train explosion in Quebec that killed 47 people. Trains ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 4:29 pm
Starla Speaks | a director's journey
Magnolia News - ... ther on "Summerland" and "The Comparables." STARLA SMITH is a longtime Queen Anne resident. To suggest a Queen Anne/Magnolia resident to be featured in "Starla Speaks," email starlaspeaks@gmail.com. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:31 pm
Run the Bluff Magnolia 12K & 5K is back!
Magnolia Voice - Good news for Magnolia runners- after a 2 year break, Run the Bluff is on again, set to take place on Sunday, October 5th.  Garett Slettebak, Director of Marketing for Pro-Motion Events says: Officially called 'The Magnolia 10K & 5K,' we have restructured the event to be a 10K and 5K run/walk event with a [...] Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:05 pm
Missing Pets
Magnolia Voice - Help find these two special pets… If you could post about my missing cat I would really appreciate it.  He's a 7 year old orange and white short hair tabby with declawed front paws.  He is special needs and indoor only.  He is a sneaky little guy and must have bolted when the front door [...] Read more...

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