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  • Carbon vs. contamination, to help the Duwamish River? ‘Pilot study’ starting this month November 5, 2014
    Received from King County: A six-year pilot study that begins this month will test the effectiveness of activated carbon as a tool to clean up historic contamination in Lower Duwamish Waterway sediment. The Boeing Company, King County, Port of Seattle, and the City of Seattle will manage the $4.4 million study at the direction of[…]
  • South Park shooting suspect arrested October 24, 2014
    From SPD Blotter: Detectives and Anti-Crime Team arrested a 21-year-old man Thursday afternoon in connection with a September shooting in the South Park neighborhood. Police have been searching for the suspect since September 28th when he opened fire on another man near 12th Avenue and S. Trenton Street, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. Today,[…]
  • Road closure next week for West Duwamish Trail work October 17, 2014
    From SDOT: The Seattle Department of Transportation will close the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and South Portland Street in the South Park neighborhood to vehicular traffic starting Monday, Oct. 20 for approximately two to three days. Traffic on Fifth Avenue South between South Holden and South Kenyon streets will be restricted to local access[…]
  • Denny PTSA meets in South Park tonight October 13, 2014
    Have a student in Denny International Middle School? Tonight’s 7 pm meeting of the Denny PTSA will be here in South Park, at the SP Community Center. Spotlight topic: Common Core state standards and standards-based grading. SPCC is at 8319 8th Ave. S.
  • Firefighter Story Time in South Park next Wednesday October 10, 2014
    Happening citywide – with a stop in South Park! Here’s the announcement from SPL: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to special story times in October highlighting Fire Prevention Month. Firefighters from the Seattle Fire Department will conduct story times with books on fire safety and display firefighting equipment and trucks. All[…]
  • South Park Library closed today October 8, 2014
    Today is an in-service day for the staffs of the Seattle Public Library branches in South Park and West Seattle, so the library is closed – but it’ll reopen tomorrow (Thursday, October 9th).
  • Free movies now twice a month at South Park Neighborhood Center October 8, 2014
    After a successful movie night last month, the South Park Neighborhood Center is now offering movies twice a month, second and fourth Mondays, 6:30 pm. Next Monday, it’ll be “Meet the Parents,” featuring Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller. Free popcorn! SPNC is at 8201 10th Avenue South.
  • Duwamish Alive! on October 18th – sign up now October 6, 2014
    View Duwamish Alive! 2014 in a larger map 10 am-2 pm on October 18th, it’s the next edition of Duwamish Alive! and it’s time for you to sign up to help out somewhere along the river. (There are even a few more locations to the southeast in Tukwila – see the full-size map here.) Go[…]
  • Duwamish River oil-spill-plan hearing in Auburn tonight September 29, 2014
    Happening tonight, in case you’re interested. Here’s the full invitation we received: The Washington Department of Ecology invites you to join us at a public workshop for the development of a geographic response plan for the Duwamish/Green River. WHEN: Tuesday, September 30, 7-8 p.m. WHERE: Green River Community College, Glacier Room 12401 SE 320th St,[…]
  • Police find shooting victim in South Park September 28, 2014
    From SPD Blotter: Officers are searching for a suspect after they were approached by a man in South Seattle who had been shot multiple times early Sunday morning. Officers were sent to 12 South and South Trenton St. for reports of an argument somewhere in the area, but when they arrived they were unable to[…]