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Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 12:36 pm
Slog Poll: Are You Ready for Another Try at a Seattle Monorail?...
The Stranger - ... check it out: Seattle's going to see another vote on a monorail this fall , thanks to activist Elizabeth Campbell. Magnolia activist Elizabeth Campbell and her allies collected more than the 4,582 signatures required to put the issue on the ballot, ... Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 10:20 am
Medical waste on Mag streets
Magnolia Voice - Amanda writes: This morning I jogged past 2 different items of medical waste.  Each was right near a trash bin in front of 1 or 2 homes, at least 2 blocks from any park.  I know those orange safety containers for Sharps are expensive and pricey to drop at Bartells.  Here is a free way [...] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 10:11 am
Summerfest this weekend, Aug 1 and 2!
Magnolia Voice - We are getting so excited for Summerfest! Check back later in the week for a complete rundown of the weekend's events.  But for the quick view, here you go: Friday Festival starts at 11am Youth Talent show at 7pm Outdoor movie at 9pm Saturday Festival open at 10am Seafair parade and Kids parade* starts at 10:30 [...] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 7:12 pm
A big August vote: How do we pay for Seattle's beloved parks?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Garfield Playfield, and contrasted South End playfields and community centers to spiffy counterparts in places like Magnolia and northeast Seattle. "The Laurelhurst playfields are pristine," he said. "They pay for it. This is a way to ensure equity. ... Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 12:34 pm
Derailment intensifies concerns over oil transport through state
Wenatchee World - A train carrying nearly 100 cars of crude oil went off the track under the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle early Thursday. Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 12:30 am
In Our View/Oil and Coal Trains: United front on oil train safety...
HeraldNet - Thursday morning, three tanker cars in a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying highly flammable Bakken crude oil derailed below the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood, inching along at only 5 mph. Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 9:56 pm
Seattle real estate spotlight, July 24, 2014
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... character. But it also can be cool to see how an old home can be reimagined. This house, 2601 40th Ave. W. , in Magnolia, is a good example of that second case. It was originally built in 1946 but looks very different now. It has five bedrooms and ... Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 4:53 pm
Railway Claims Oil Transport Through Seattle Is 'Safe' Despite...
The Stranger - Gus Melonas, spokesperson for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, called earlier this afternoon to offer more details on this morning's oil train derailment under the Magnolia Bridge . Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 4:00 pm
Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill
Erie Times News - ... director for the Washington Environmental Council. She said the train derailed near Puget Sound, under Seattle's Magnolia Bridge, the main connection to one of the city's neighborhoods. The train with 100 tanker cars of Bakken crude oil was pulling ... Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 3:04 pm
Oil, coal trains: 210K barrels a day here
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning. Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 2:42 pm
Photos of the Day, July 2014
KIRO-TV Seattle - ... a Bank of America in Seattle's Central District. A freight train carrying crude oil tanks derailed underneath the Magnolia Bridge near 15th Avenue West and Elliot Avenue in Seattle. Get the new KIRO 7 Eyewitness News for iPad app -- featuring the ... Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 1:23 pm
Fun at the Magnolia Library
Magnolia Voice - Did you know that our Magnolia Library offers free programs for kids? Check out what's going on this summer: July 28th  1-3pm Local students are invited to a read-in Ms. Gallegos, the Lawton Elementary School librarian! Lawton students and other young readers are invited to stop by the Magnolia Public Library to chat with Ms. [...] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 12:51 pm
Missing 13 year old - last seen 900 block of W McGraw St on Queen Anne
Magnolia Voice - From Laura at our sister site Queen Anne View: No other details available, but please call 911 if you see Steven Miller, missing 13 year-old. Last seen near 900 block of W McGraw St. Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 12:06 pm
Oil train cars derail at Seattle rail yard; no spill, but some alarmed
Brandon Sun - CORRECTS DATE TO JULY 24, NOT JULY 14 - An investigator photographs the scene where a locomotive and cars carrying crude oil went off the track beneath the Magnolia Bridge in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Thursday morning, July 24, 2014. Read more...
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...

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