day : 20/06/2007 10 results

Last sunset of spring ’07

June 20, 2007 10:38 pm
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 |   West Seattle beaches

From Alki tonight — so long, spring:


WS Gas Price Watch: Too many ups & downs

Or at least you would have to assume that’s why yet another station — 35th/Avalon 7-11, in this case — just swapped out its manual priceboard for something electronic:


WS Emergency Preparedness event countdown: Reason #4

Tonight’s reason why you’ll want to be at this event Saturday: Our neighbors.


Honor for High Point

June 20, 2007 7:21 pm
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 |   High Point | West Seattle housing | West Seattle news

You don’t hear the word “cottage” around here much, unless it’s deployed as spin on a dinky house’s for-sale listing, but tonight it’s part of an honor for High Point — Cottage Living magazine has chosen HP as one of its Top 10 Cottage Communities for 2007.

Caffeinated Charger

Yeah, we know not everybody loves ’em (comments). But the new SPD cars sure photograph well. Christopher Boffoli caught this one outside Diva:


What’s next for Ovio space

June 20, 2007 4:31 pm
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 |   West Seattle businesses

The Times quotes Ovio’s outgoing owners as saying another restaurant will definitely take over the space. City files show a construction permit application for “seating and bar alterations at existing restaurant,” dated this past Monday, and lists the applicant as Robert Coburn. That’s where our intel trail goes cold, for now. (Anyone else?)

TONIGHT: Speak now or for a decade hold your peace

June 20, 2007 1:21 pm
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 |   West Seattle politics

Like the way King County government runs? Maybe not, you say? You’re in luck. Its every-10-years charter review is under way, and you can put in your 2 cents tonight, 6:30 pm, The Hall @ Fauntleroy.

2 more WS school board candidates make their case

June 20, 2007 10:19 am
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 |   West Seattle politics | West Seattle schools

Following in the pixelsteps of Dan Dempsey and Edwin Fruit, two more candidates for our open school board seat are taking their “guest blogger” turns at Educating Mom today: Maria Ramirez and Steve Sundquist.

Cool coverage

What better time than a sunny day — on the brink of “official” summer — to contemplate “the region’s hidden ice-cream shops” — that’s what the UW Daily does in this article, with Husky Deli featured prominently.

Got $32m ‘n’ change?

June 20, 2007 5:31 am
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 |   Delridge | Seen around town

Back on Flag Day, our photo post featuring the megaflag at the SGA building on the north end of Delridge generated a side discussion about the building’s fate. Just looked up its for-sale listing: $32,500,000. (Maybe when Paul runs out of property to buy on the other side of the city? WS needs a streetcar too!)