day : 17/01/2007 4 results

The wheel world

January 17, 2007 7:15 pm
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 |   West Seattle schools

Now that the kids are back at school, let’s see what they’re up to. Took an unexpected turn around the web and found this feature about the West Seattle High Auto Shop. (And it’s not just a boy thing!)

From snow patrol to sand patrol

January 17, 2007 9:12 am
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 |   Transportation | West Seattle weather

Interesting tidbit in this city press release, regarding what happens to all the sand dropped on the bridges and arterials, after the snow and ice becomes only a memory.

Tunnel tussle’s new twist

January 17, 2007 6:45 am
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 |   Viaduct vote

Now West Seattle’s Most Famous Politician is backing something dubbed “tunnel lite,” according to this article. By week’s end, we should know what we’re being asked to vote on.

Back to school

January 17, 2007 1:08 am
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 |   West Seattle schools | West Seattle weather

Looks like Seattle Public Schools decided to open 2 hours late today. That may even have been overly cautious, since it hasn’t even dropped below freezing yet (we can hear the snow from the roof melting slowly through the rain-gutter drainpipe), but better safe than sorry. For next time (somehow you know there’ll be one), a city source tells us that whenever Seattle Public Schools has a weather closure, there are “snow camps” for child care at Hiawatha and Southwest Community Centers. We can’t find details online but you can check with the centers: here’s contact info for Hiawatha and Southwest.