West Seattle Blog... » Health http://westseattleblog.com West Seattle news, 24/7 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:51:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 WestSide Baby gets County Council spotlight for Diaper Need Awareness Week http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/westside-baby-gets-county-council-spotlight-for-diaper-need-awareness-week/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/westside-baby-gets-county-council-spotlight-for-diaper-need-awareness-week/#comments Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:43:39 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=324390

You probably recognize WestSide Baby‘s executive director Nancy Woodland at left-center of the photo, provided by the King County Council, whose members hosted her and Eastside Baby Corner‘s Renee Zimmerman on Monday in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week. We feature WS Baby’s big drives throughout the year, and those donations are vital – to stay dry, clean, and healthy, a baby/toddler needs an average of 50 diaper changes a week, and diapers can’t be purchased with food stamps or WIC vouchers. That fact affects 10,000 babies/toddlers in King County whose families are living below the federal poverty level. The county announcement quotes Woodland as noting, “Diapers for one child can cost upwards of $70 per month, and most daycares won’t accept children without an adequate supply, leaving parents without child care unable to get to work and trapped in a cycle of poverty.” Here’s how to help.

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BIZNOTE: One-of-a-kind West Seattle business Nurturing Expressions expanding, with a quick boost from you http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/biznote-one-of-a-kind-west-seattle-business-nurturing-expressions-expanding-with-a-quick-boost-from-you/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/biznote-one-of-a-kind-west-seattle-business-nurturing-expressions-expanding-with-a-quick-boost-from-you/#comments Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:38:54 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=324373 West Seattle-founded and headquartered Nurturing Expressions (WSB sponsor) is planning a cross-Sound expansion in hopes of helping more mothers, babies, cancer patients, and others who use its growing array of services. This video explains:

It’s not only showing off what they’re going to do in Kitsap County – where, founder Tracy Corey says, the services are very much needed, but the video was also their entry for the small-business-assistance edg3 FUND competition, in which Nurturing Expressions is a semi-finalist, with finalists competing for a $20,000 grant. Getting to the next round involves votes, and yours can help NE reach across the water to help. You won’t be asked to sign up or “like” anything, but you will be asked for your e-mail address as part of a verification process, since it’s limited to one vote per address (the final step is checking your e-mail to verify) – scroll down this page to find Nurturing Expressions. Voting ends this Wednesday at 5 pm.

P.S. Nurturing Expressions’ West Seattle shop, if you haven’t been there, is in The Junction at 4746 44th SW, suite 201 (second floor).

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NEXT SATURDAY: Drug Take-Back Day dropoffs at SW Precinct http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/next-saturday-drug-take-back-day-dropoffs-at-sw-precinct/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/09/next-saturday-drug-take-back-day-dropoffs-at-sw-precinct/#comments Sun, 20 Sep 2015 17:03:51 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=323511

Next Saturday – September 26th – you can get expired/no-longer-needed prescription drugs out of your home and into a safe drop-off container at the Southwest Precinct, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, 10 am-2 pm. The announcement is from SW Precinct commander Capt. Pierre Davis. Nationally, it’s a DEA initiative, as explained:

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Many Americans are not aware that medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are at alarming rates, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. Studies show that many abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, many Americans do not know how to properly dispose of their unused medicine, often flushing them down the toilet or throwing them away – both potential safety and health hazards.

The precinct is at 2300 SW Webster; the public entrance is off the east side of its parking lot on Webster west of Delridge.

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VIDEO: Alki Beach 5K brings out more than 1,000 runners and walkers to help breast-cancer patients http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/video-alki-beach-5k-brings-out-more-than-1000-runners-and-walkers-to-help-breast-cancer-patients/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/video-alki-beach-5k-brings-out-more-than-1000-runners-and-walkers-to-help-breast-cancer-patients/#comments Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:17:00 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=320691

(WSB video of all runners and walkers as they left from the starting line)

Yes, it was a race, but the biggest winners in today’s Alki Beach 5K are the cancer patients helped by the organization that presents and benefits from the annual run/walk, Northwest Hope and Healing, whose unique work supporting breast-cancer patients is explained here. This year, 1,040 people were signed up by race time, according to NWHH executive director Shari Sewell.

At right, above, with Shari is Kristi Stone, who was today’s official race-starter. She’s undergoing breast-cancer treatment after being diagnosed late last year. Shari told us that in addition to all the usual fundraising from race participants, one person walked up with a check for $5,000!

(Updated) Full results are here. Below, the top runners, each shown in the photo under her/his name.


1. Kelly Lakeman, 30, 19:25:

2. Margaret Lang, 45, 21:18:

3. Emily Ehlers, 30, 21:20:


1. Kelly Spady, 28, 16:23:

(Our archives show Spady was also first finisher at the Alki Beach 5K in 2012.)

2. Travis Gradjian, 17, 16:47:

3. Michael Drogalis, 24, 17:02:

Other Alki Beach 5K sights – first, Team Saxby:

As always, it was an all-ages event:

This might just have been the tiniest participant:

Along with runners, walkers, pledgers, donors, and volunteers, major contributors to the Alki Beach 5K’s success include its sponsors – including West Seattle Runner (also a WSB sponsor), whose Lori McConnell and Tim McConnell were there as always:

See the full sponsor team here (it features two other WSB sponsors, Fauntleroy Chiropractic and Salty’s on Alki). This is one of three major fundraisers Northwest Hope and Healing holds annually, along with the “Style” fashion show in the spring, and Women Winemakers of the Pacific Northwest in the fall, coming up November 18th in Georgetown – go here to find out more. You can also donate to the organization any time by going here.

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COUNTDOWN: One week away from 2015 Alki Beach 5K http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/countdown-one-week-away-from-2015-alki-beach-5k/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/countdown-one-week-away-from-2015-alki-beach-5k/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 01:52:29 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=320125

(WSB photo from 2014 Alki Beach 5K)

Run with your family and friends – and/or bring them to be your cheering section! One week from today, you can run, or walk, in the Alki Beach 5K, which raises money for Northwest Hope and Healing to help cancer patients. More than a thousand people are expected to leave the finish line at 9 am next Sunday, August 23rd, on Alki Avenue near 61st SW, running (on the temporarily closed-to-vehicles road) to Anchor Park and back. You have until this Friday morning to register online and get the discount registration rate – do that here right now. (Kids under 6 are free.)

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‘My dad and I made it!’ Cal & Gordon Prinster finish West Seattle-to-Austin fundraising ride http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/my-dad-and-i-made-it-cal-gordon-prinster-finish-west-seattle-to-austin-fundraising-ride/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/my-dad-and-i-made-it-cal-gordon-prinster-finish-west-seattle-to-austin-fundraising-ride/#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 01:30:57 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=319533

West Seattle High School student Cal Prinster just sent the photo with word that he and dad Gordon Prinster reached their bicycling destination, Austin – but still have a ways left to get to the ultimate goal:

I just wanted to let you know that my dad and I made it! After over 2,600 miles, 38 days, 7 Continental Divide crossings, and one set of tires, we took our photo-finish-selfie in front of the the Texas Capitol last week. We, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, really appreciate the great help WSB has been in spreading the word for us. Our trip is over, but people can still donate and help us get a little closer to our fundraising goal at pbtf.convio.net/goto/calsbikeride.

This isn’t the first time the Prinsters (Cal is a WSHS sophomore and his dad is the school psychologist) have pedaled a long way to help the PBTF help kids – past rides include 2011, when they rode to the Mexican border, and a cross-country journey the year after that.

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COUNTDOWN: 2 weeks until Alki Beach 5K run/walk to help cancer patients http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/countdown-2-weeks-until-alki-beach-5k-runwalk-to-help-cancer-patients/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/08/countdown-2-weeks-until-alki-beach-5k-runwalk-to-help-cancer-patients/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:38:03 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=319485

(WSB photo from 2014 Alki Beach 5K)

Now just two weeks to go until you can spend a little time doing a lot of good by being part of the Alki Beach 5K on Sunday morning, August 23rd. It’s presented by West Seattleite-founded Northwest Hope and Healing. NWH&H deals with the fact that everyday life and its expenses go on even as patients deal with the shock and challenges of being diagnosed with and treated for cancer:

Your dollars support the NW Hope & Healing Patient Assistance Fund! Proceeds support the Healing Programs of NW Hope & Healing Foundation and help women who are fighting breast and gynecologic cancer in the Puget Sound area. For that reason we encourage all participants to set a $100 minimum fundraising goal. Although fundraising is not required, we hope you will join us in providing basic needs to women who are battling cancer. $25 provides a Healing Basket, $50 can buy groceries, $100 can keep the lights on and the phone connected, $250 may ensure childcare during treatment and recovery, and $500 can help prevent an eviction.

The Alki Beach 5K starts from the Alki Bathhouse vicinity (60th/Alki) at 9 am on the 23rd (and closes the road for a few hours); you can register online right now by going here. (Note that kids under 6 are free, and NWH&H adds, “Strollers and friendly dogs on leash are welcome.”)

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More fresh-grown food! High Point Market Garden farm stand opens this Wednesday http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/more-fresh-grown-food-high-point-market-garden-farm-stand-opens-this-wednesday/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/more-fresh-grown-food-high-point-market-garden-farm-stand-opens-this-wednesday/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:34:18 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=314465

(WSB photo, looking eastward across the garden this afternoon)

It’s a mini-farm in the middle of a residential neighborhood – the High Point Market Garden. Every summer, its farm stand offers a weekly chance to buy fresh-grown produce steps from where it’s grown, and the city Department of Neighborhoods sent word that this Wednesday is opening day. Just-harvested organic produce will be on sale 4 pm-7 pm at the farm stand at 32nd and Juneau (map), every Wednesday from this week through September 30th. EBT cards are accepted and the stand participates in Fresh Bucks, doubling the first $10 spent on the card. The announcement adds, “A new feature at the High Point Farm Stand will be the ROAR mobile farm stand that sells produce grown by local farmers across Puget Sound. ROAR, which stands for Roots of All Roads, is focused on connecting community with locally grown produce and sharing new ways to enjoy it.” DoN oversees the High Point Market Garden (one of two in the city – the other is at NewHolly) as part of its P-Patch program.

TUESDAY P.S. We noticed the city webpage for the program had listed a later opening date, in July; the warm, dry weather that’s led so many gardens to bloom earlier has also accelerated food gardens like this, so the date was moved up.

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West Seattle Vision: Welcoming a new West Seattle Blog sponsor http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/west-seattle-vision-welcoming-a-new-west-seattle-blog-sponsor/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/west-seattle-vision-welcoming-a-new-west-seattle-blog-sponsor/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:14:04 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=313262 From the doctors and staff at West Seattle Vision, a new WSB sponsor:

(From left: Chelsie, Steve, Lynna, Julia Tran, O.D.)

It’s hard to believe that we have been in West Seattle for two years now. When we set up in Morgan Junction, we knew that it was a quaint yet vibrant community, but to our amazement and blessing, we have been astonished at how we have been accepted and welcomed to the West Seattle family. Our expectations on every front have been eclipsed by the people and their “family first” attitude. We love everything about West Seattle and look forward to more “family” time with everyone here!! Thank you to everyone who has been part of West Seattle Vision.

To celebrate West Seattle Vision‘s two years, we are having a 20/20 Anniversary Sale from now until the end of June. Our patients will receive $20 off on an annual supply of contact lenses and 20% off on the first complete pair of eyewear. (This promotion does not apply toward the purchase of Maui Jim and Zeal sunwear and the use of Vision Service Plan [VSP] benefits.) We are open Tuesday through Saturday for you to come in and seek out that new look for the year! For every face, there is a frame! Come check us out at 6505 California SW (206-829-9688) and say hello!

We thank the doctors and staff of West Seattle Vision for sponsoring independent, community-collaborative neighborhood news via WSB; find our current sponsor team listed in directory format here, and find info on joining the team by going here.

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Bike to work? Find out about Ride Around the Sound along the trail this Thursday http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/bike-to-work-find-out-about-ride-around-the-sound-along-the-trail-this-thursday/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/06/bike-to-work-find-out-about-ride-around-the-sound-along-the-trail-this-thursday/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 03:36:25 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=312191 If you’ll be bicycling to or from the low bridge on Thursday morning between 6:30 and 9:30 am, set aside a few minutes for a stop along the way. Just out of the WSB inbox:

Two local West Seattle businesses are teaming up to support the American Lung Association. Brad Loetel, owner of West Seattle Cyclery, will be in the West Seattle Cyclery Tent, as usual on Thursday mornings, handing out coffee, refreshments, and mechanical support to bike commuters. Mike Mulligan of AAA Washington will join Brad on this Thursday to help raise awareness of the American Lung Association’s Ride Around the Sound fundraising ride scheduled for September 19, 2015. We hope cyclists will stop and learn about this one-day, fully supported fundraising ride to support the good work of the American Lung Association.

(AAA is a WSB sponsor.)

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UPDATE: Smoking ban for city parks, after board approval. No fine, though. http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/smoking-ban-for-city-parks-wins-seattle-parks-board-approval/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/smoking-ban-for-city-parks-wins-seattle-parks-board-approval/#comments Fri, 29 May 2015 05:07:30 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=311719 ORIGINAL REPORT, 10:07 PM THURSDAY: City parks will be no-smoking zones if the Board of Park Commissioners‘ recommendation becomes final. That’s according to our partners at The Seattle Times, who report that the board voted tonight to back the ban. As we noted when the proposed ban came to light in March, it’s been five years since Seattle Parks mulled a ban and then decided on restrictions instead. What commissioners voted for tonight is a revised plan explained in this briefing paper – no citation or fine for violators, who would instead be “educated” and warned.

1:58 PM: Parks has announced that Acting Superintendent Christopher Williams decided today to implement the ban, which will take effect in a month. Here’s the news release:

Acting Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Christopher Williams decided on Friday to ban smoking in all Seattle parks. Just yesterday evening, the Board of Park Commissioners voted 8-0 to recommend that the Superintendent enact a smoking ban.

The new rule would expand the existing smoking ban from within 25 feet of another park visitor to no smoking on any publically accessible park land. The smoking ban takes effect in 30 days.

The ban will be enforced by trained park staff who will issue verbal and written warnings. Park staff will have no authority to issue fines or exclude smokers from parks.

“Our mission as a park and recreation agency is to provide healthful and welcoming places for all residents to enjoy,” said Christopher Williams. “The smoking ban is about protecting the rights of everyone to have a smoke-free environment—particularly in parks, where communities gather to recreate, enjoy the outdoors or exercise.”

Seattle’s action follows similar bans in more than 1,000 other cities and jurisdictions nationwide, including Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Portland.

Enforcement of the new rule would primarily be a matter of education. The enforcement protocol for the new rule was developed in 2012 in conjunction with the Racial Disparity Project (then part of the Defender Association, now part of its advocacy successor organization in the Public Defender Association). This protocol does not include excluding people from a park because they are smoking.

Park Rangers would approach smokers to ask, “Did you know smoking is not allowed in parks?” and provide them with information on where they can smoke and a resource card with information about the policy and resources for help in quitting tobacco. The next level of enforcement would be a verbal warning. Seattle Parks expects a large percentage of smokers to voluntarily comply with these requests or verbal warnings.

The Park Board held a public hearing on the proposed ban on April 16 and a public comment period on the proposal ended on May 7. In response to comments at the hearing and to written comments expressing concerns that the ban would have a disproportionate impact on homeless people of color, Seattle Parks and Recreation agreed to mitigate the impact of the ban with the following provisions:

1. No citation: The revised proposal eliminated the infraction citation (which has a $27 fee) that was originally proposed as part of the smoking ban enforcement strategy.

2. Right to Dispute: Parks will create a process by which individuals can dispute a written trespass warning given for smoking in a park. This process will be included in a public information card to be handed out by either Police or Park Rangers when issuing a written trespass warning for smoking along with information on where people can smoke and information about smoking cessation programs.

3. Enforcement Monitoring Committee: Parks will establish an Enforcement Monitoring Committee composed of 3-4 people, including a member of the Board of Park Commissioners, a representative from a human rights or civil rights organization, and a homeless advocate to review and monitor the impacts of the smoking ban. The committee will meet every 90 days so that any unintended consequences can be addressed quickly.

“We received many thoughtful comments from the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Seattle Human Rights Commission and others and we decided to alter our original proposal,” said Williams. “When many voices participate in conversations that shape public policy, the result is always better.”

The smoking ban is supported by several major partners of Seattle Parks and Recreation for health and environmental reasons.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease both locally and in the United States, so it makes sense to take actions that promote health and healthy environments in our public spaces,” said Dr. Jeff Duchin, Interim Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County.

“There’s no safe level of secondhand smoke,” said Matt DeGooyer, Executive Director of the American Lung Association in Washington. “We are very excited to see Seattle Parks and Recreation taking this step. Actions like this continue the steady progress toward de-normalizing smoking and tobacco use, making outdoor spaces a safer environment for impressionable youth and anyone who enjoys breathing clean, healthy air.”

In addition to being unhealthful for people, discarded cigarette butts are a major source of park litter.

“Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the world, with an estimated 5 trillion discarded each year,” said Brice Boland, Washington State Field Manager for the Surfrider Foundation. “Cigarette butts were the #1 item found on Washington beaches during the 2013 International Coastal Cleanup. Filters are made of cellulose acetate, a plastic, and can take countless years to biodegrade. Cigarette butt filters are toxic waste. When wet, they leach out toxins which are lethal to fish.”

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Outdoor gyms planned for parks at West Seattle’s Delridge, Hiawatha Community Centers http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/outdoor-gyms-planned-for-parks-at-west-seattles-delridge-hiawatha-community-centers/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/outdoor-gyms-planned-for-parks-at-west-seattles-delridge-hiawatha-community-centers/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 00:49:15 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=310953 Announced late today by Seattle Parks: Outdoor gyms called Fitness Zones® are set for installation in the parks adjacent to Delridge and Hiawatha Community Centers, and meetings are scheduled so you can find out more and offer your opinion. Parks’ announcement (read it here in its entirety) says, “Each Fitness Zone, due to be installed in the next eighteen months, will be equipped with top-quality, durable exercise equipment appropriate for teens and adults of all levels of fitness.” Parks says it has three project partners: The Trust for Public Land, The Seattle Parks Foundation, and MOMentum. The Delridge meeting is set for 6:30 pm Tuesday, June 2nd, at Delridge CC (4501 Delridge Way SW), while the Hiawatha meeting is set for 6:30 pm Thursday, June 4th, at Hiawatha CC (2700 California SW). 7 parks in the city already have Fitness Zones.

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BIZNOTE: First of its kind in WA, Cuddle Club opens in West Seattle http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznote-first-of-its-kind-in-wa-cuddle-club-opens-in-west-seattle/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznote-first-of-its-kind-in-wa-cuddle-club-opens-in-west-seattle/#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 05:03:29 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=310154 Sometimes, new-business announcements are greeted with “oh, not ANOTHER …” Can’t say that this time; this new business is the first of its kind. Longtime local community advocate Lashanna Williams – most recently featured here for a volunteer project that fed hundreds last fall – has just opened Cuddle Club in Morgan Junction. Here’s her official announcement:

Today, Washington’s first professional cuddling establishment opened its doors in West Seattle. Cuddle Club’s free membership allows members to schedule cuddle sessions in the safe, secure, and beautifully designed comfort of the new club at Fauntleroy Square.

Cuddle Club is about creating a welcoming space for members to be themselves. Non­sexual, nurturing touch is a basic human need. Everyone needs to be held, and all of us benefit from more relaxing, meaningful human contact. Cuddle Club’s mission is to improve lives in small ways that matter, and in lieu of a membership fee, members are asked to support that mission with donations of time, food, or other goods to local organizations.

Benefits of cuddling can include reduced stress and anxiety; improved social skills, self-esteem, and sleep; lower blood pressure and heart rate; reduced drug cravings and risk of heart disease; and improved immune system and recovery time.

Cuddle Club is operated by Lashanna Williams, a graduate of the University of Michigan, a Certified Member of Cuddle Professionals International, and an active volunteer coordinator in the South Park and West Seattle neighborhoods.

You can find out more here.

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BIZNOTES: Three business updates at 35th/Roxbury http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznotes-three-business-updates-at-35throxbury/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznotes-three-business-updates-at-35throxbury/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 00:20:06 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=309096 3 notes from the northwest side of 35th/Roxbury:

PEOPLE’S CHOICE UPDATE: More than two months ago, we told you about DPD documents indicating the People’s Choice Marketplace medical-marijuana access point, currently in the 9400 block of Delridge, was planning to open at 9451 35th SW. They didn’t answer our inquiries about it, but now a big banner’s up. By the way, for those who asked about the legalities of medical-marijuana storefronts (this is right across the street from Northwest Patient Resource Center on the northeast corner of 35th and Roxbury) near schools – with the charter school planned at the southwest corner – we talked to the City Attorney’s Office a while back and they basically told us that due to the mostly unregulated nature of dispensaries, this isn’t necessarily a conflict. But that was before a new law passed the State Legislature this year, so it’s all yet to be worked out, apparently.

CANNA HEALTH GONE: Immediately north of this spot, the medical-marijuana-authorization provider Canna Health is gone. But that freestanding building isn’t empty …

NEPENTHE MASSAGE’S NEW LOCATION: Nepenthe Massage, which used to be between The Junction and Morgan Junction, is now open in the former CH spot (9447 35th SW), according to a sign out front as well as its website.

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BIZNOTE: Straight Blast Gym expands kids’ programs, adds camp http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznote-straight-blast-gym-expands-kids-programs-adds-camp/ http://westseattleblog.com/2015/05/biznote-straight-blast-gym-expands-kids-programs-adds-camp/#comments Sat, 02 May 2015 21:33:07 +0000 WSB http://westseattleblog.com/?p=308969

(Photos courtesy Straight Blast Gym)
Still looking for summer camp, and/or a new place for your kid(s) to spend time before/after school? New offerings at Straight Blast Gym (WSB sponsor), co-proprietor Sonia Sillan tells us:

Straight Blast Gym offers kids’ martial arts focusing on life skills and youth development. We have recently expanded our schedule, upgraded our Before and After School Program, AND have added a brand-new Summer Camp for 2015. We are invested in the success of your child in the gym and on the mats, but also in life as well.

SBG is currently offering free consultations, which include a free private lesson for your kid(s), and a discount for enrolling in the summer camp or before/after-school program by the end of this month. You can call or e-mail with questions – 206.420.1834 or welcome@sbgseattle.com

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