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  • Madison Park residents getting prepared for big one
    Madison Park is one of several Seattle neighborhoods with an emergency communications hub, which is great for sharing information and connecting people with resources after a major disaster. But if the neighborhood is cut off from the rest of the city by a major earthquake, it will be up to residents to support each other for weeks and possibly months before outside help arrives.
  • After the storm
    It will still be some time before arborists have a full assessment of the damage caused to the trees and plant collection within the Washington State Arboretum during February’s major snowstorms and freezing temps.
  • Lost dog reunited with owners after seven years on the lam
    People living in Madrona had for years wondered where the blue heeler they saw running wild near the woods around the neighborhood had come from. It was sweet, but never let anyone near, and its early morning barking rattled more than a few residents. Seven years after Bonnie ran away from her owners, that mystery is solved and the dog is back home.
  • Review boards clear Midtown Commons design
    After four rounds of critical review of the Midtown Center superblock redevelopment, Lake Union Partners received the green light on Wednesday to proceed with the master use permit process.
  • CASE looking for problem-solving city council candidates
    After successfully backing Jenny Durkan’s first mayoral bid and fighting last year’s head tax that would have impacted more than 300 big businesses in the city, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee is in the early stage of identifying council candidates that have plans for fixing Seattle’s biggest issues with existing revenue.
  • District 3 challenger files ethics complaint against Sawant
    Seattle City Council District 3 candidate Logan Bowers has filed an ethics complaint against incumbent Councilmember Kshama Sawant based on an SCC Insight article regarding her working relationship with the Socialist Alternative party.
  • Nick's on Madison opening this spring

    After more than two decades working in Seattle’s food industry, Nick Yockey is opening his first restaurant in the heart of Madison Valley.
    “Hopefully we have a community that supports us and a product people enjoy,” said Yockey, who’s planning a spring opening for Nick’s on Madison in Arboretum Court.

  • Hearing Examiner's office issues decision on The Madison
    The Seattle Hearing Examiner’s Office has issued a decision that could allow construction of a six-story mixed-use development with a PCC Market in Madison Valley to proceed later this year.
  • A Night on Bourbon Street to support Garfield High School
    The Garfield High School PTSA wants to get folks jazzed about its new, more inclusive major fundraiser, A Night on Bourbon Street, which will replace the traditional gala and silent auction with a New Orleans-themed indoor street fair and parade.
  • Remembering the 'Mayor of Madison Park'
    Lola McKee spent nearly six decades providing Madison Park residents the tools to build themselves up in the neighborhood as the owner of Madison Park Hardware. She spent years on the community council and business association, helping to organize many annual events Madison Park residents still look forward to every year.
  • King County public defender campaigning for District 3 seat

    Working for the King County Department of Public Defense, Ami Nguyen says she’s developed a thick skin, which should prove useful as she ramps up a campaign for Seattle City Council’s District 3.

  • Yarce ends run for District 3
    Seattle City Council District 3 candidate Beto Yarce announced Tuesday he has suspended his campaign in order to continue assisting small businesses as director of entrepreneurial nonprofit Ventures.
  • Jaxx enters District 3 city council race
    Many community activists in Capitol Hill will recognize Asukaa Jaxx when they see her arrive for a rally or public meeting, sometimes with a homemade sign in hand.
  • Madison Park writer examines highs, lows of aging

    Madison Park resident Romney Humphrey has some thoughts about getting old.
    “It’s tongue-in-cheek celebrating, I would say. They’re going to laugh most of the way through.”

  • Parties reach tentative agreement to upgrade Lake Washington marinas
    Marina Management and the City of Seattle have reached a tentative settlement with the Friends of Lakewood Moorage that is expected to partially clear the way for upgrading three marinas along Lake Washington.
  • Team assessing possible transfer of The Central to nonprofit
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan expects an interdepartmental team to produce a report in March assessing whether the Central Area Senior Center property should be transferred to its nonprofit operator.
  • Country Doctor dental clinic plans February opening
    Country Doctor’s new dental clinic in North Capitol Hill is set to begin seeing patients on Monday, Feb. 11, with a grand opening planned later in the month.
  • Montlake Market preservation plan emerges
    It will take longer and cost more money to save Montlake Market during construction of the Montlake phase of the State Route 520 Bridge Replacement Project, but residents at a January WSDOT meeting remained steadfast in their desire to keep their small neighborhood grocer.
  • Vintage winery in Madrona
    It’s possible to walk Madrona’s business corridor many times and still miss one of Seattle’s oldest wineries. Tip: Look down to find the Wilridge Winery sign on 34th Avenue.
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