Choose a neighborhood

MyNorthwest.com > Neighborhoods > Change Neighborhoods
WestSeattle
Welcome to MyNorthwest Neighborhoods. Here you'll find all the news, events, weather and traffic for YOUR neighborhood. If this is your neighborhood, click make this my neighborhood and we'll show you this page every time you visit.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 2:17 pm
West Seattle power outage: 4,200+ customers, mostly north WS, including 3 schools
West Seattle Blog - 2:17 PM: Several reports that the electricity is out in multiple parts of West Seattle. This might be linked to what's reported as an 'electrical fire/explosion' near the Delridge Library. So far, we have reports from The Junction, Admiral, near Camp Long. (Here on the Upper Fauntleroy/Gatewood line, so far, we just had a flicker, [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 12:57 pm
West Seattle Halloween: Pumpkinpalooza today; trick-or-treating tomorrow...
West Seattle Blog - Hours until Halloween, and pre-Halloween fun is already happening: (WSB photos by Torin Record-Sand) West Seattle's city-run community centers always scare up a long list of Halloween activities (as featured in their quarterly brochure). Today's Toddler Pumpkinpalooza was for the very-little ones: Pumpkinpalooza is held annually at High Point Community Center, where costumed cuties spent [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 11:58 am
'Symbol of hope for a better tomorrow': Citywide request
West Seattle Blog - A show of support and solidarity, requested citywide: Chief Sealth International High School activities director Sarah Martin asked if we would share this, a request that originated with the district's athletics department: Because of the recent tragedies in the Western Washington community, we are asking ALL FANS attending any Seattle school sporting event this weekend [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 11:11 am
West Seattle weather: Get ready for slide season
West Seattle Blog - (WSB photo from 2009 – slide behind condo building in 1200 block of Alki SW) If you live in a potential slide zone – it's time to take note and take precautions: Seattle Public Utilities says the wet weather has brought our area to the brink of what's considered slide season, which means time for [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 9:55 am
West Seattle Thursday: Halloween eve; Whale Trail orca talk; more
West Seattle Blog - (Tail-slapping orca photographed by Gary Jones off Alki Point on October 17th) It's Halloween Eve! Our highlight list begins with two events from our West Seattle Halloween Guide: TODDLER PUMPKINPALOOZA: 10 am-noon at High Point Community Center: 'Toddler dress up station, bubble station, face-painting booth, carnival games and so much more will be waiting for [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 6:30 am
TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Thursday on the move
West Seattle Blog - (WS bridge and Highway 99 views; more cams on the WSB Traffic page) Good morning! Final Thursday of the month – here we go. Notes for starters: TUNNEL MACHINE RESCUE DIG MIGHT RESUME SOON: One day after the state announced the start of the archaeological examination of shells found in the tunnel-machine-rescue pit, the Seattle [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 3:08 am
West Seattle Crime Watch: Have you seen this stolen truck?
West Seattle Blog - 'We're a two-person company, so this truck means a lot to us.' So says BWM from Orec, the company whose logo is on a 2006 Isuzu NPR truck stolen last weekend from the 4800 block of Fauntleroy Way SW (map). It's a lot like the truck you see above at right; it carries the logo [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 1:21 am
West Seattle birdwatching: Brown pelican seen off Alki
West Seattle Blog - Thanks to Guy and Joy Smith for another unusual Alki Point sighting – a brown pelican. They report it 'rested on the water just north of Alki Point (Wednesday) before it headed south around the point.' Though the photo is from a distance, it's clear from the pelican's coloring that it's a mature brown pelican [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 4:57 pm
Better watch your step!
Beach Drive Blog - If you're one of the many humans being walked by your dog along Beach Drive, you may be wondering when the Mutt Mitt boxes will be refilled. You're going to have 'hold it' until at least year-end according to the Seattle Parks people I've talked to. Lack of funding and having to prioritize needs will be […] Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 8:59 am
West Seattle veterans: Denny Int'l Middle School invites you
West Seattle Blog - From Denny International Middle School teacher Luther J. Carr III: West Seattle Veterans!!! Denny International Middle School is looking for YOU to join us and be recognized & honored for your service to America at our annual Veterans Day Assembly, November 10, 2014 at 1:15PM. This invitation is open to the first 10 Veterans (limited [...] Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 6:59 am
TRAFFIC/TRANSIT TODAY: Wednesday watch; beware bridge mess
West Seattle Blog - (WS bridge and Highway 99 views; more cams on the WSB Traffic page) 6:59 AM: Nothing unusual reported on the routes through/from West Seattle so far this morning. So we start with transportation news you might have missed: TUNNEL PIT ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION BEGINS: You'll recall that the digging stopped last Thursday at the pit to [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 11:56 pm
West Seattle scene: 'I Am Eleven' filmmaker at The Admiral
West Seattle Blog - At Admiral Theater tonight, a sold-out house – about 300 people – got a bonus after watching the documentary 'I Am Eleven' – they got to talk with its filmmaker, Genevieve Bailey, and her co-producer Henrik Nordstrom: We caught up with Bailey, who is from Australia, and Nordstrom in the Admiral lobby, just before the [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 10:44 pm
Update: Suspects in custody after robbery/assault near 16th/Roxbury
West Seattle Blog - 10:44 PM: Big police search/containment right now near 16th/Roxbury, and beyond. We don't have full details but they're seeking three people in connection with what sounded like a street robbery/assault. The victim is injured. You're likely to hear/see the Guardian One helicopter join the search. More as we get it. 10:55 PM: Per scanner, police [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 9:22 pm
West Seattle Crime Watch: Peepers; car theft; break-in alerts; car prowl with question
West Seattle Blog - Four West Seattle Crime Watch notes tonight: PEEPING INCIDENTS: From the Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council list, word of two peeping incidents reported in the early morning hours Monday in the Genesee Hill area. No details, just word of a stranger at a window or door. GSNC says it's been reported to police, who remind everyone to [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 7:58 pm
West Seattle salmon: Updates from Fauntleroy, Longfellow Creeks
West Seattle Blog - The salmon homecoming continues! Above, another coho from Fauntleroy Creek; on Monday afternoon, Dennis Hinton reported, he and Judy Pickens 'saw four new coho come through the culvert and shoot up the creek. Three were females, 4-5-pounds. One was a red-sided male, about 7 or 8 pounds. The big male did something I've never seen [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 6:31 pm
Happening now: Browse local schools @ West Seattle Education Fair
West Seattle Blog - We're in the gym at Seattle Lutheran High School as the second annual West Seattle Education Fair gets under way. Until about 8 pm, come on over and meet reps from local pre-K through middle schools, all in one location. No admission charge, no signup required. Those here include: Community School of West Seattle Explorer [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 6:02 pm
West Seattle scene: 35th SW meeting, afternoon edition
West Seattle Blog - The second of two meetings for the 35th Avenue SW Safety Project has wrapped up at Southwest Branch Library. We stopped by during the feedback session, post-presentation (if you missed the former, our report on the first meeting includes both video of the entire presentation plus the slide deck). SDOT's project manager Jim Curtin says [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 3:33 pm
West Seattle development: Equity Residential announces art-commission program, other details for Junction 47 project
West Seattle Blog - By Tracy Record West Seattle Blog editor The two-building Equity Residential project in the heart of The Junction, at California/Alaska/42nd, is 'on schedule,' according to an ER executive, and expecting its first tenants to move in next summer. Today, ER has just announced a plan to commission local artists for work inside and outside the [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 2:06 pm
Followup: West Seattle Health Club transition 'moving faster than expected'; plus, new developments in ex-owner's bankruptcy case
West Seattle Blog - By Tracy Record West Seattle Blog editor We're continuing to track the transition at 2629 SW Andover from the suddenly shut-down West Seattle (Athletic) Club to the new West Seattle Health Club. The former, owned by Sam Adams since early last year, announced a two-day closure last week but did not reopen on Saturday as [...] Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 12:50 pm
Update: Pickup goes sideways on westbound bridge by Walking on Logs
West Seattle Blog - 12:50 PM: The westbound lanes of the Fauntleroy end of the bridge are blocked by the crash in the photo (thanks to Phillip for sending it) – a vehicle pickup truck gone sideways. More to come. 1:03 PM: We're looking at the scene from the pedestrian overpass nearby. Westbound blocked, one lane open eastbound. Ambulance [...] Read more...



Return to MyNorthwest.com
Copyright © 2014 Bonneville International. All rights reserved.