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  • South Park, White Center, West Seattle nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG donate-a-thon May 5, 2015
    Again this year, dozens of area nonprofits are participating in today’s GiveBIG one-day donate-a-thon coordinated by the Seattle Foundation. The money you give TODAY ONLY to any or all of the participating nonprofits goes beyond face value – it boosts their eligibility for a “stretch pool” of partial matching funds, to be distributed proportionately depending[…]
  • Rainbow Bingo! Saturday night in South Park May 2, 2015
    The South Park Senior Center‘s next Rainbow Bingo is tomorrow (Saturday) night: *Jello shots *Costumes – come see who will be there as Queen Mab, queen of the fairies? *Sylvia O’Stayformore *$100 cash prize for one game, Gift cards plus cash for the others, too. Preregistration at spseniors.com – come support a good cause even[…]
  • May 27th forum for City Council District 1 candidates – first one in South Park April 30, 2015
    The next candidates’ forum for City Council District 1 will be the first one held in South Park. Just announced on the SP community mailing list, a 7 pm forum on Wednesday, May 27th, at the South Park Neighborhood Center (8201 10th Ave. S.). Organizers promise an “exciting and interactive event” with unique features including[…]
  • State Ecology accuses cargo-handling company of polluting Duwamish-feeding Hamm Creek April 28, 2015
    News release from the state Ecology Department: A Seattle cargo firm faces a $14,000 fine for allowing stormwater with excessive levels of oil and silt to discharge to the North Fork of Hamm Creek, which flows to the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. Samson Tug and Barge operates a cargo handling facility at 9228 10th Ave.[…]
  • King County Sheriff’s Office K-9 killed on Highway 599 April 18, 2015
    The King County Sheriff’s Office is mourning Jimmy the K-9 officer, who was hit and killed overnight. Here’s the KCSO news release: Early this morning, King County Sheriff’s Office K9 Jimmy died after being struck by a vehicle along SR 599 in South Park. Jimmy was not tracking at the time. He was a two-year-old[…]
  • Spoken up about the draft Transportation Levy yet? South Park coffee chat coming up; online meeting; survey… April 10, 2015
    The city is hoping to hear from you before tweaks are made to the draft Transportation Levy to Move Seattle announced last month. This update includes three major ways you can do that, including one happening right here in South Park: In March 2015, Mayor Ed Murray introduced a proposal for a nine-year, $900 million[…]
  • South Park Senior Center’s next Rainbow Bingo: May 2nd April 6, 2015
    From the online announcement: Sylvia’s Rainbow Bingo Saturday, May 2, 2015 7pm (Doors open at 6 pm) South Park Neighborhood Center 8201 10th Ave S Now in South Park! Join us for a fun-filled evening of bingo. This event will support programs for seniors within the South Park area. And join us for Dinner. Sylvia[…]
  • Fire response in industrial South Park – but no sign of fire April 4, 2015
    If you’re wondering about the big Seattle Fire response to 7700 2nd Avenue South – so far, while they’re finding a “water flow” inside the building, they’re not finding any sign of smoke or fire, so most of the units are being dismissed.
  • See where you can help during Duwamish Alive! on April 18th April 1, 2015
    The next Duwamish Alive! mega-work/restoration-party day is coming up fast, on April 18th. Here’s where you can help: Go here to find out more and to sign up for a site.
  • Weekend traffic reminder: Closures, closures, closures March 28, 2015
    Just a reminder if you haven’t heard or if you’ve forgotten: Road closures this weekend to the north and east of us. They’re all detailed here, but in short: Highway 99 is closed from the Battery Street Tunnel northward, both directions, all weekend, from late tonight (Friday) until early Monday. Highway 99/Alaskan Way Viaduct is[…]