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  • Egan Orion has Amazon's support
    The Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy is endorsing Seattle City Council District 3 candidate Egan Orion, as are more than a dozen high-profile Amazon officials and lobbyists. The goal is to remove incumbent Kshama Sawant and make the city council more friendly to businesses.
  • District 3 candidates tackle Central Area issues
    Seattle City Council District 3 candidates spent two hours sharing their positions on some of the most pressing issues for Central Area residents on Thursday, June 13, with the occasional dig at the incumbent and an absent school board member.
  • Residents unsure about temporary eastbound SR-520 on-ramp
    Not all residents on Lake Washington Boulevard or in Madison Park think a temporary on-ramp to eastbound State Route 520 will help ease traffic through the Washington Park Arboretum after the existing arboretum on-ramp closes this fall.
  • USPS announces new East Union Post Office location
    The East Union Post Office can keep its name after redevelopment forced its closure at 23rd and Union back in January. USPS has decided to relocate across the street in the old Electric Lady Bicycles space, 2207 E. Union St.
  • WSDOT will not preserve Montlake Market during 520 Bridge replacement
    WSDOT is hosting a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to explain its decision not to preserve the Montlake Market during the next phase of its SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program.
  • Neighborhood delivers opinions about post office relocation
    Central Area residents were unhappy with the options proposed by the U.S. Postal Service on May 2 for a new retail location following the closure of the East Union Post Office. But most agreed they did not want to wait three years to see it return to its old corner at 23rd and Union, which leaves only two viable options at this time.
  • Seattle attorney, nonprofit founder running for county council
    King County Council District 2 candidate Girmay Zahilay is focusing on making systemic changes that provide improved access to housing, transportation, government and education, as well as criminal justice reform and environmental justice.
  • The Central fights city hall
    The Central Area Senior Center continues pushing for the city to let it take ownership of the property the nonprofit has been operating in for more than 50 years. Now, it has Kshama Sawant’s support, the Seattle city councilmember amplifying the message in city hall.
  • The Central supporters strategize uphill battle with mayor
    Mayor Jenny Durkan could soon see a large group of senior citizens marching up to city hall if she continues delaying the transfer of The Central property to its nonprofit operators.
  • School board member running for District 3

    Zachary DeWolf is running for Seattle City Council District 3, but says it isn’t to challenge the incumbent.
    “This is truly about the importance and urgency of the crises of our time,” he said.

  • Madison Park doctor receives lifetime achievement award
    It was through perseverance, University of Washington faculty, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and a partnership with ProCure Treatment Center, Inc. that Dr. George Laramore was able to push through the opening of the SCCA Proton Therapy Center in 2013 where he served as medical director. The Madison Park resident recently attended a conference in Miami where he received the National Association for Proton Therapy’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Decisions on transferring city-owned properties to nonprofit operators may already be made
    Mayor Jenny Durkan’s Mutually Offsetting Benefit team is asking nonprofits to provide extensive documentation showing they could handle maintaining and operating city-owned properties if they were transferred over to them, but memos obtained by the Madison Park Times show recommendations for what to do with the buildings have already been made.
  • Former Central District coffee shop owner running for District 3
    Sara Brereton told her wife that if she ran for city council, she would do it without a filter. Not all of her opinions will be popular, she said, but her stances on the issues are far different than District 3 Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s five other challengers.
  • PrideFest director running for District 3 council seat
    Seattle PrideFest and Capitol Hill Chamber of commerce executive director Egan Orion picked a corner on Broadway and Harrison, near an old apartment building his grandparents once lived in, to announce his campaign for the Seattle City Council District 3 seat.
  • Mayor's team sets criteria for potential senior center property transfer

    The Central Area Senior Center will host a community meeting to discuss its potential acquisition of the city property in which it operates 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 15.

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