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New superintendent wants to lunch with you in West Seattle

On Election Day — when four Seattle School Board seats will be decided, including the open seat for West Seattle’s District 6 (Maria Ramirez vs. Steve Sundquist for the seat Irene Stewart is leaving) — the board’s highest-profile hire of the year happens to be coming to West Seattle, and inviting you to lunch:

Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria L. Goodloe-Johnson Ph.D.
Cordially invites you to lunch and an informal community gathering in School Board District 6

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
11:45-1:15 p.m.
Denny Middle School library
8402 30th Ave SW

Lunch is available for purchase for those who RSVP by Nov. 1
$3.50, exact change please
Choices include Chicken Caesar Salad
Turkey Sandwich on Hoagie Roll

RSVP with your lunch choice to Pat McKenzie at 252-0200 or
This community gathering is open to anyone in District 6. Please feel free to let your District 6 friends, neighbors and colleagues know about this gathering.

You should know, Denny actually is quite famous for its food.

Statue of Liberty Plaza Project $ update

October 24, 2007 8:56 pm
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 |   Alki Statue of Liberty | West Seattle news

The organizers posted new info today in the comments on our most recent post (click here and scroll down).

Canine mystery at Fauntleroy ferry dock

Reader Stacy says the two black Labradors shown below — one un-neutered male and one female she says looks to have given birth recently — turned up today at the Fauntleroy ferry terminal. They found an animal-control officer to scan them; one dog had a microchip, but — “with outdated info based in Redmond,” says Stacy. Any ideas who they belong to? Let us know and we’ll get you in touch with Stacy.



Junction soon to go Craze-y


Even more is afoot at California/Oregon in The Junction: The mortgage office is gone at the northwest corner, and the storefront window has the makeshift sign you see above … promising Crazé Clothing on the way. Only thing we have found out so far — the business license is in the category the city titles “women’s, juniors, misses suits, skirts, and coats.” P.S. Big thank you to the WSB readers who first spotted this and e-mailed us about it, so we could share the news.

Traffic alert for The Bridge

October 24, 2007 2:56 pm
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 |   Transportation | West Seattle news

The West Seattle Bridge itself will remain open, but certain on- and off-ramps will be closed at times this Saturday morning because of drainage work. Here’s the full announcement from the city:Read More

59th/Admiral shooting suspect in court

In King County Superior Court this morning, 59th/Admiral shooting suspect Dwayne Myatt-Perez pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. 11:55 AM ADDENDUM: Here’s our full report on the hearing —Read More

More new signage at California/Oregon

Shadowland is not alone in exterior enhancement at The Junction’s northernmost major intersection: This morning, the Senior Center of West Seattle is getting new signage:


1 week till Halloween; West Seattle fun starts sooner

Our frequently updated West Seattle-wide Events page now has jackols.jpg25 WS Halloween/”harvest festival” events — some as soon as Friday. The 25 event listings include everything from three groups of local merchants offering trick-or-treating (The Junction on Saturday, Admiral and Westwood Village on Halloween) to a local dive club that’ll be carving pumpkins underwater at Alki. Check it all out here (and if anything’s missing, please let us know!). 10:40 AM ADDENDUM: Yet another of the featured events, Skeleton Theater, now has a website.

Another December ’06 windstorm loose end

The P-I has an article today about an Arbor Heights couple still trying to get their insurance company to pay for the damage done when this happened during last winter’s storm:


Right after last week’s storm, we heard from the couple too, but hadn’t gotten the opportunity to go over and talk with them yet. Since their story’s out elsewhere in the mediasphere now, though, we thought you might want to read the version they sent out, press release-style, last week. Here it is, unedited:Read More