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Washington students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists; Seattle’s Lakeside once again tops list  Seattle Times

For the second year in a row, the private Lakeside School in North Seattle had more National Merit Scholarship program semifinalists — three dozen — than any ...



Hundreds Of Washington Seniors Are National Merit Semifinalists  Bellevue, WA Patch

Washington National Merit Semifinalists - Bellevue, WA - See which students from high schools across Washington were nominated for merit scholarships.



20 years after Columbine, Ballard High theater students address school shootings  Crosscut

On a sunny spring afternoon, Seattle's Ballard High School's darkened auditorium is filled with theater students rehearsing lines, sneaking in a quick dinner and ...



Ballard High School assistant soccer coach arrested on charges of molesting student  The Seattle Times

Meghan Miller, 35, is accused of sexually abusing a student for more than two years, pursuing a relationship that included sexual encounters in the coach's ...



Ruby Palin  Longview Daily News

June 29, 1929—Sept. 2, 2019. Local resident Ruby Maxine Palin was born June 29, 1929, in Wenatchee, WA, the first child of Peter Michael Bakovich and ...



4 Seattle High Schools Ranked Among 20 Best In Washington  Seattle, WA Patch

WA Schools On Elite US News List - Seattle, WA - The annual U.S. News & World Report best high school rankings are out. See where local high schools ...



Prosecutors: 18-year-old student sexually assaulted another student in Ballard High School restroom  The Seattle Times

An 18-year-old female student at Ballard High School was sexually assaulted in a school restroom in March, according to Seattle police. The suspect, also an ...



Ballard High student charged with on-campus rape  KIRO Seattle

Demonte Rigney was a stand-out football player for Ballard High School. On Tuesday, he was charged with sexually assaulting a female student during class ...



West Seattle and Ballard Link Light Rail Extension Ballard/Interbay Scoping Open House  My Ballard

The West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions will provide fast, reliable light rail connections to dense residential and job centers throughout the region and add ...



Seattle's all-female high school jazz band heads for national stage  Crosscut

Jahnvi Madan went to band and jazz band practice Thursday morning at Bellevue's Newport High School. Afterward, she practiced the baritone sax at home all ...



Seattle history, and a mystery, sealed in walls of Ballard home  MyNorthwest.com

Seattle's Zettler family discovered hidden treasures in the wall of their Ballard house. It created a mystery for them to solve about their home's history.



Ballard High School evacuated after reports of armed student  MyNorthwest.com

Ballard High School has been evacuated after reports of a student with a gun were called in to police.



Ballard High wind ensemble invited to state event, to hold preview performance  My Ballard

Last year Ballard High School's wind ensemble performed at Carnegie Hall in NYC (video). Next month they'll be the first Seattle Public School invited to perform ...



Public comment period for West Seattle, Ballard light rail project begins, open houses scheduled  Westside Seattle

Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite public and agency comment on route and station alternatives for the West Seattle and Ballard ...



Dr. James Joki grew up in Ballard. Then he helped make Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon possible.  The Seattle Times

A flight controller assigned to Mission Control on Apollo 11, Dr. Joki helped develop the spacesuits and portable life-support system that made it possible to walk ...



Ballard Performing Arts 1st Ever Mattress Fundraiser  My Ballard

PLEASE SHARE —> The Ballard Performing Arts, Sponsored By The Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club, is hosting their 1st Ever Mattress Fundraiser on ...



Seattle teachers increase pressure with strike vote  KUOW News and Information

Seattle teachers voted Tuesday night to strike if they can't reach a contract deal with the district by Sept. 5. Money is a key sticking point. The Seattle school ...



Seniors unleash bikeshare prank at Ballard High  My Ballard

It seems the seniors were busy last night. Teachers and staff arriving at Ballard High School this morning were stunned to find an army of Lime and Ofo bikes ...



City moving ahead with plans to reopen Webster School, meeting planned for March 19  My Ballard

Now that the Nordic Heritage Museum has moved out of its old facility at 3014 NW 67th St., the city is working on plans to reopen Webster Elementary School at ...



Police: Ballard High student who killed for cell phone disappointed victim didn't have a nicer model  Seattle Post Intelligencer

A 17-year-old boy accused of killing a Seattle man after the other man fought off a robbery attempt has been charged as an adult. Charged with first-degree ...



Is Seattle ‘dying’? Crime rates tell a different story  The Seattle Times

Seattle is the fastest-growing big city in the country. People are moving here in droves. And the city's crime rates are half what they were in the '80s and '90s.



Ballard High School loses beloved history teacher John Nygaard  My Ballard

Ballard High School teacher John Nygaard passed away yesterday, leaving the high school devastated at his untimely death. Nygaard, a history teacher and ...



Parents challenge Seattle school boundary changes  KING5.com

Editor's note: This article has been updated to clarify the position of a parent who threatened legal action against the school district. Plans to change the high ...



Live Blog: Seattle Students to Walk Out of Class to Call for Stricter Gun Laws  TheStranger.com

This morning at 10 am local time, students across Seattle and the nation are walking out of class for 17 minutes—one minute to mark each person murdered in a ...



Slog AM: LimePod Hit-and-Runs Rack Seattle, Hong Kong Protesters Boycott Mulan, Stephen Colbert Talks Grief  TheStranger.com

The ACT needs to get its act together: Sorry. I'll see myself out for that one. But first, 40 Washington students who took the ACT at the beginning of the summer ...



Ballard High jazz band arrives in NYC for prestigious competition  My Ballard

In February we reported that Ballard High School's jazz band is one of only 15 schools in the country to make the cut to compete in the Essentially Ellington ...



Former Ballard High student gets nearly 30 years for killing Greenwood man over cellphone  The Seattle Times

Byron White, of Seattle, was sentenced to 28½ years in prison Monday for killing a man to steal his cellphone in February 2014. David L. Peterson, 54, was on ...



2 Seattle High Schools To Compete In National Jazz Competition  Patch.com

2 Seattle HS To Compete In National Jazz Comp - Seattle, WA - Competition events will take place beginning on Thursday, May 10th and will continue through ...



Ballard Chef Brings Aviation-Themed Seaplane Kitchen and Bar to Kenmore  Eater Seattle

With the opening of stunning Seaplane Kitchen and Bar in Kenmore today, the Weimann/Maclise Family of Restaurants adds a promising new restaurant to its ...



Ballard Neighborhood  My Ballard

Welcome to Ballard, a Scandinavian fishing and railroad town that was once the second largest city in King County. Now it's one of Seattle's most popular ...



Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...



Lake Washington High Schools Ranked Best In Nation: U.S. News  Redmond, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Redmond, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Last-Minute Plans: 99 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: March 1-3, 2019  TheStranger.com

No advance planning required for these cheap events.



Ballard High wins first-ever WIAA state unified soccer title  My Ballard

Members of the Ballard High School Red Unified Soccer Team have been feeling golden this past week, after the team took home first place at the Division 2 ...



Student Leaders Selected for JCamp 2019  Yahoo Finance

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 -- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected 42 talented students from high schools across the U.S. to ...



How racially diverse is your school? Use our interactive to find out  The Seattle Times

Using a common calculation to measure diversity, Sanislo Elementary in West Seattle turns out to be the most racially mixed public school in the state.



Ballard Film Festival  My Ballard

The community is invited to a screening of new work by students in the Ballard High School Digital Filmmaking Program. The Ballard Film Festival (BFF) will be ...



The Kids Are in Charge: Meet Two Seattle Students Leading Today's Walkout  TheStranger.com

Rhiannon Rasaretnam, 17, power-walked up 2nd Ave with her Sierra Club backpack, clutching prepared remarks for a speech she would give to the political ...



2018 Year in Review: The Best of Seattle  Seattlemag

The best in public art, community gatherings, dining, sports and more.



Inslee pressed on serious answers to big questions  MyNorthwest.com

The New York Times interviewed the array of Democratic presidential candidates, including Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Here are a few highlights.



High school seniors from across Washington state commit to STEM by signing letters of intent  GeekWire

Top athletes may get much of the attention when it comes to signing days and committing to a university to continue playing a particular sport. But in Seattle on ...



Mercer Island HS Ranked Among Best In WA: U.S. News  Mercer Island, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Mercer Island, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



BHS Vocal Jazz Night  My Ballard

Join us for Vocal Jazz Solo Night featuring all Vocal Jazz students singing solo jazz standards. Once again, we will be joined by the incomparable Ev Stern Jazz ...



Bellevue Schools Ranked Among Best In Nation: U.S. News  Bellevue, WA Patch

Washington Has 3 U.S. News Best Schools - Bellevue, WA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Inslee to students: Speak up against gun violence  The Spokesman-Review

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee encouraged Washington students to participate in Wednesday's protest against gun violence, and will talk to a group who plan to ...



95% of Garfield juniors refuse to take new high-school tests  The Seattle Times

The number of high-school juniors in Seattle declining to take a new state test keeps growing, with 80 percent or more at five high schools exercising their right ...



A look at shootings at Washington schools  The Spokesman-Review

More than a dozen shootings have taken place on school grounds in Washington in the past 23 years. The most deadly was the 2014 shooting at Marysville ...



How it unfolded: Snowstorm hits Seattle region  Seattle Times

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency as the second snowstorm in a week hits the Puget Sound region.



Slog PM: Microsoft Tries to Shape up after Discrimination Claims, Notre Dame Interior Mostly Intact (For Now)  TheStranger.com

Microsoft unveils new Employee Advocacy Team: Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, sent a letter to the company today to address recent complaints that Microsoft ...



Sound Transit touts 2018 ridership growth  MyNorthwest.com

Sound Transit says more and more people are using its services to get around the Puget Sound region. Last year, the agency says ridership on Link Light rail ...



Thomas Jeffrey Felgar: Sept. 21, 1943 - Jan. 19, 2019  South Whidbey Record

On Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, Thomas Jeffrey Felgar, loving husband, father of two children, and grandfather of three children, peacefully passed away at the age ...



Last-Minute Plans: 106 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Dec 14-16, 2018  TheStranger.com

Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute ...



Ballard is one of the 14 'coolest hipster neighborhoods' in the U.S. – but is it?  Seattle PI

Travel sites have been known to make some odd pronouncements about Seattle. But the latest one might be a step too far. According to a Trip Advisor, Ballard is ...



Washington’s 2018 state test scores still show large gaps between student groups  The Seattle Times

Students in Washington showed slight improvement on English exams but still performed poorly in math.



Whom Is the DSA Reaching? The Teens.  The Nation.

Since Ocasio-Cortez's win, a surge of YDSA members from high schools around the country want to organize chapters at their schools.



Student Walkouts Planned Friday On 19th Anniversary Of Columbine  Seattle, WA Patch

Friday Student Walkouts Will Protest Gun Violence - Seattle, WA - Students at schools around Puget Sound will stage a walkout at 10 a.m., part of a nationwide ...



Obituaries — Sept. 19, 2018  Sequim Gazette

Donna Jean Litzau. Donna Jean Litzau of Sequim died Sept. 8, 2018, of dementia at age 81 at Olympic Medical Center. A funeral is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct.5, ...



Sounders FC signs Handwalla Bwana as Homegrown Player  SoundersFC.com

SEATTLE, WASH. - Sounders FC today announced that it has signed midfielder Handwalla Bwana as a Homegrown Player. Bwana comes to the Rave Green ...



Who am I? Grave exhumed in 40-year mystery of Lynnwood bones  The Daily Herald

Dogs often ran through the field that had a thicket of alders, 1½ miles north of what is now Alderwood mall. The dogs dug up the bones in January 1978, and ...



Announcing The 23rd Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition And Festival Winners  Broadway World

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd ...



After Seattle Gets Sued for Its Newest Gun Regulation, King County Proposes Similar Law  TheStranger.com

Just a few days after the National Rifle Association and other gun advocates sued the City of Seattle over a law requiring safe storage of firearms, King County ...



New Seattle school boundary maps approved  My Ballard

Just after 11 p.m., the Seattle School Board unanimously approved the new boundary maps assigning which schools Seattle children will attend for years to ...



Seattle's Ballard neighborhood through the years  seattlepi.com

Ballard stands as both a bastion of old Seattle and the epitome of new Seattle. There's the Alaskan fishing boats, and the Pacific Northwest's premier industry as ...



3 die after car hits pole on Market St.  My Ballard

Updated: Friends gathered in the rain Sunday evening to pay their respects to three young lives lost in a tragic accident. Spenser Millard, 19, and Kellen Jones ...



How to Get Light Rail to Ballard Faster - Slog  TheStranger.com

In the $50 billion list of projects that make up Sound Transit 3, the line to Ballard is the big one. Running through a new downtown tunnel before heading north, ...



Ballard Terminal Railroad – Seattle, Washington  Atlas Obscura

Discover Ballard Terminal Railroad in Seattle, Washington: The spur that wouldn't die.



Seattle's March For Our Lives organizers demand 'concrete political change' to end gun violence  Seattle Times

Saturday's march in Seattle is one of hundreds planned alongside the main event in Washington, D.C., in the wake of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, ...



The Top 10 Cinco de Mayo 2017 Events in Seattle  TheStranger.com

The biggest block parties, Mexican restaurant celebrations, cultural gatherings, and more.



Washington state students hold steady on state tests, making 'little progress'  Seattle Times

Across the state, only seventh-grade students improved from 2016 on the reading tests, and sixth- and seventh-graders improved slightly in math.



Halphen, Jenkins And Stoddard Participate In Boeing STEM Letter Of Intent Signing Day - The Seattle Medium  Seattle Medium

Chandler Jenkins, a senior at Tri-Cities Prep in Pasco, poses with family members after signing his STEM Letter of Intent to attend Georgia Institute of ...



Seattle schools confiscate marijuana edibles, pot lemonade from students  Q13 FOX

SEATTLE -- Teachers are catching more and more kids with marijuana in schools. “If we caught someone under the influence, it's nine times out of 10 going to ...



Daniel’s Broiler Opens in the New Hyatt Regency Downtown  Eater Seattle

The Northwest's largest hotel, the Hyatt Regency, has two restaurants under its roof, including a Daniel's Broiler.



Students Look Beyond Gun Control Laws to Prevent Violence—and It's Working  YES! Magazine

For one week in February, students at D'lberville High School in Mississippi roamed the hallways before and between classes, greeting fellow students with a ...



Stephen Leonard Dyrnes | Obituaries  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Stephen Leonard Dyrnes was born in Seattle, Washington on December 14, 1931. He attended Adams Grade School, James Monroe Junior High and ...



$41M payday: Goodman Real Estate sells 2 apartment buildings - Puget Sound Business Journal  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

A Boston company this week paid a total of nearly $41.1 million for two new apartment buildings that were developed by Goodman Real Estate in Seattle' ...



Three Edmonds players help Seattle Junior team to state title | Boys hockey - Edmonds Beacon  Edmonds Beacon

Three Edmonds players helped lead the Seattle Junior Hockey Association's 14U A1 Junior Admirals to a victory over the Wenatchee Wolverines to clinch the ...



Bike Everywhere Day Event at Rad Power Bikes  My Ballard

On your way to work, between 6am and 9am, stop by our flagship store for a free LED tail light that fits any and all bikes (while supplies last). We'll also have test ...



CAROL STIPEK  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Mr. Carol Stipek, 93 of Bothell, WA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at his home. He was born February 26, 1924 in Rimrock, WA, the son of ...



Personal property theft is a serious problem in Seattle, and we're not sure how to stop it  The Seattle Times

STEVE O'BRIEN-SUNDGREN was confused. Though he looked in all the usual places at his home in Maple Leaf, he couldn't find his cellphone anywhere.



Fred Couples heads our list of the top 10 male golfers born in Washington  The Seattle Times

Seattle native Fred Couples, a Hall of Famer, ranks No. 1 on the list of male golfers who were born in Washington. Filling out the top 10 isn't an easy...



2017's best pictures by our photography pros  The Daily Herald

Every year, Herald photographers Dan Bates, Kevin Clark, Ian Terry and Andy Bronson take hundreds of photos. They chose their favorite images taken in 2017 ...



ARNE LEO CARSON  Mercer Island Reporter

Arne L. Carson died peacefully on April 17, 2017 at Marianwood Nursing Care in Issaquah after extended illnesses. He was 87 years old. He was born at home ...



PSBJ Interview: Michael Osterfeld applies his skills as a roadie to running the family business  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Michael Osterfeld swept the Fremont Bridge as a 7-year-old boy in the 1970s. He went on to become the stage manager of a band that opened for Guns N' ...



Previous Obituaries — Jan. 17, 2018  Sequim Gazette

Elaine Margaret Leptich. March 29, 1922 ~ January 3, 2018. Elaine Leptich passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 3, 2018 from natural ...



Community calendar: Holiday events and bazaars; free museum days  Seattle Times

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Dec. 1-7, 2017.



Stanley Krahn, retired Mountlake Terrace PD captain  MLT News

Stanley Alvin Krahn 08/30/1926 – 10/20/2017 On October 20, 2017 - Stan Krahn of Mountlake Terrace was reunited with the love of his life - his wife.



Remember these Seattle restaurants?  seattlepi.com

Twenty years ago this month, the Dog House restaurant closed after a roughly 60-year run in Seattle. The way the media covered it, you'd think America was ...



Peter Hasson, 69  Kitsap Sun

Peter Hasson Indianola, WA May 21, 1947 to April 22, 2017. Peter Hasson passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on the morning of Saturday, April ...



These images from the National School Walkout are powerful beyond belief  Mashable

Students, teachers, and faculty members at schools across America are participating in a National School Walkout to take a bold stand against gun violence.



Blue Heron School's principal resigns  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend School District is hiring after Blue Heron School's principal announced her resignation April 10, effective at school year's end. “This has been ...



Couple’s messages in a bottle tie strangers together  The Spokesman-Review

Somewhere on the currents of Puget Sound is a clear glass wine bottle containing a conversation. It's been floating with its cargo of letters for the past four years.



Vietnamese dual language program a big hit at White Center school  Seattle Globalist

Educators behind a new Vietnamese-language immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary School hope to prove the power of dual language ...



Joe Harris' remarkable journey from small-town star in Chelan to the NBA  The Seattle Times

Joe Harris of the Cleveland Cavaliers talks with coach David Blatt during an NBA game.Photo by Jason Miller / Getty Images BY DANNY SCHMIDT / THE DAILY ...



Ballard’s Psychic  Seattle Post Intelligencer

I've noticed Marjorie at the Ballard Farmer's Market over the years but didn't approach her until I learned that she was also a Ballard author. I've stopped by to ...



South Lake Union business owner turns down millions to defend old-time Seattle  MyNorthwest.com

Monty Holmes won't say specifically what kinds of offers he's received for his third-generation, family-owned business in the heart of South Lake Union.



I Toured a Barge* With a Veteran Mariner, And It Was Amazing  TheStranger.com

After spending over two hours on a Friday evening touring a container ship, I now understand why I was wrong to call container ships "barges*" in my post about ...



Time to shed the 'progressive mystique' and confront racism in Seattle  Seattle Globalist

We may fancy ourselves a progressive city, but the recent history of racism in Seattle suggests we've got a long ways to go.



Community mourns, girl in intensive care  My Ballard

Updated: 10 a.m. Apr. 6th: According to Susan Gregg-Hanson with Harborview Medical Center, the teenage girl remains in critical condition in the ICU.



Learn more about the plan for Seattle's public transit future — and take another survey  CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

You can have your say on the future of public transportation in Seattle and the state's transit system at upcoming workshops and via the ever popular online ...



Big Eddie Feigner fan discovers 1965 game program in a box  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Beginning in 1946, Walla Walla native Myrle Vernon “Eddie Feigner” King and three teammates came out in iconic red, white and blue uniforms, ready to take ...



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