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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 2:31 pm
Report: More needed to improve oil train safety
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... an investigator photographs the scene where a locomotive and cars carrying crude oil went off the track beneath the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle. In a report to the Seattle City Council Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, city emergency planners say more must be ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 8:01 am
Did you lose a chicken?
Magnolia Voice - Natasha writes: Anyone missing a chicken? One showed up at my dad's house on the Interbay side of Queen Anne this afternoon, he's keeping it safe until its owner is found. If you think it might be yours, please send me an email at with a description. Read more...
Friday, September 12, 2014 -- 6:54 am
WA: Metro Transit Workers Spurn Offer With 2-Year Wage Freeze
Mass Transit - ... percent, and a $60 car-tab fee to sustain certain Metro routes in the city. County Councilmember Larry Phillips of Magnolia, a fervent transit supporter, said Thursday: "We held the line and will continue to do so on costs, because we have an ... Read more...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 -- 3:27 pm
Magnolia schools update
Magnolia Voice - Wondering what's going on in and around Magnolia's schools? Here's the scoop: LAWTON It takes a village to run all of our events at Lawton Elementary.  We still need many more volunteers to make the 'Back to School Bash' Friday, September 12th a successful event.  This is a great event for working parents that do [...] Read more...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 -- 1:49 pm
Homeless housing project planned for Interbay
Magnolia Voice -   Permits are in place and construction about to begin on a 4-story complex to house homeless men and women with serious mental illness and/or addictions at 2202 15thAvenue West, according to Bill Hobson, director of the Downtown Emergency Services Center. Currently a parking lot next to Seattle Pump and Equipment Co. and across the [...] Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 11:56 pm
Join Magnolia Girl Scouts
Magnolia Voice - It's not too late to join Girl Scouts!  Magnolia's Girl Scout Troop looks forward to welcoming new members.  Interested in Camping, First Aid, Community Service, Leadership, Nature or Cooking? Join the Magnolia Girl Scout Troop. They are a parent-run troop that focuses on outdoor skills and service projects. They currently have Second and Third Grade Brownies, Fourth and [...] Read more...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -- 4:47 pm
The big stink
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - Just a few blocks from George Andreadis' home is the water and possibly stinky seaweed. But for now, the cause of the sulfur smell in Magnolia has been undetermined. Read more...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -- 2:09 pm
New development helps Ballard's stinking overflow problem
Ballard News-Tribune - ... household wastewater meets up with stormwater in the same pipes and flows to West Point Sewage Treatment Plant in Magnolia through the Ballard Siphon. WPSTP treats around 90 million gallons of sewage a day during the dry months, and up to 440 ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -- 12:11 am
Hey Magnolia Moms- don't miss the first Magnolia Moms meeting of the new school year!
Magnolia Voice - School is back in session and so are the Magnolia Moms! Our Story: Magnolia Moms was founded in 1998 as a neighborhood outreach program for homeless or displaced mothers and children.  As busy mothers of young children, we find we have limited time to give back to our community, but by pooling our resources and [...] Read more...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 -- 10:38 am
Still time to register for preschool!
Magnolia Voice - Do you have a kiddo that is ready for preschool but still needs a spot in class? You're in luck! These three Magnolia Preschools have just a few openings for the 2014-15 school year. (Sponsored post) Creative Arts has openings in their 3 year-old class which meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. At Creative Arts [...] Read more...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 -- 2:15 pm
Sign Up: Volunteers needed to beautify our Front Doors
Magnolia Voice -   By Reporter Steven Smalley Entrances to the neighborhood are about to get a grand makeover thanks to the Chamber of Commerce and others who are organizing an effort to improve the signs leading to our Oasis-on-the-Bluff. At the top of the Garfield Street Bridge and at the corner of 20th Avenue West and West [...] Read more...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 -- 3:28 am
As more oil-carrying trains roll through Seattle, the potential for disaster increases
Real Change - Early on July 24, while most residents in the quiet Seattle neighborhoods of Magnolia and Queen Anne were still asleep, an oil train derailed just a few hundred feet from their homes. Each of the train's oil cares was carrying roughly 30,000 gallons of a notoriously explosive type of shale oil. Read more...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -- 1:34 pm
Leaving on a jet plane. Are you hearing this?!?
Magnolia Voice - MV reader Leslie wonders: I'm curious if anyone can comment on the loud jet noises lately.  About 10 minutes ago (4:45 pm Sat 8/30) there was a huge sounding jet that made several passes.  The other night my boyfriend woke up to jets at 4 am. I've heard them at 5 am and 6 am [...] Read more...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -- 1:30 pm
Fremont Bridge lane closures for facelift
Magnolia Voice - From Cara at our sister site Fremont Universe Editor's note: For those Magnolians who need to leave the hill… SDOT began work the week of August 11th to paint the Fremont Bridge, which is no easy task considering the immensity of the project itself along with the bevy of boats, bikers, walkers, and of course, vehicles [...] Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 11:05 pm
Join up and "Putt Cancer in the Hole"
Magnolia Voice - All are invited to 'Putt Cancer in the Hole,' a charity putt putt golf event that was was created in 2011 in honor of Audrey Warnekros who passed away from a brain tumor in 1991. It has since become an annual event where teams of up to 6 play for a spot on the trophy, [...] Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 11:07 am
Thief in the garden
Magnolia Voice - Someone snatched this neighbors' yard décor. Have you seen it? Not a great welcome to the neighborhood! Hello, Heads up to readers in Magnolia near Discovery Park (Bertona & 40th); two reflective glass balls were stolen out of our bird bath (sometime this morning). It's left a bad taste, as we are new(er) residents of [...] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 12:47 pm
Free slices at Magnolia's "new" Pagliacci Pizza tomorrow
Magnolia Voice - Pagliacci on Dravus has gone from a delivery joint to a full-fledged restaurant.  The remodel is complete and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray cut the ribbon to officially open the new sit-down space earlier this week.  Now they want the public to help celebrate tomorrow (Saturday August 30th) with the ultimate pizza party. Everyone is invited to grab two free [...] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 11:09 am
3-masted ship sailed into Elliott Bay this morning
Magnolia Voice - Reader Gail captured this beauty. Thanks for the photo! She writes: My husband and I were on our bike ride through Discovery Park and home down Magnolia Boulevard when we saw this ship raising it's flags. No idea who is the owner/captain, but a beautiful ship! Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 5:06 am
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... a Corry's The body of the eighth-grade McClure Middle School student was discovered by an employee of what was then Magnolia TV Service, according to a story published in the Nov. 17, 1982 issue of the Magnolia News. The story quotes police as ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:09 am
Data Breach at Magnolia Albertsons
Magnolia Voice - We received this from an MV reader who wishes to remain anonymous: I just got a call from my bank that there was a data breach at Albertsons. My debit card was one of the cards indicated at risk. I googled it and it looks like ultimately both debit and credit numbers were stolen from [...] Read more...

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