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City Awards $405,300 in Matching Funds for 7 South Seattle Projects

City Awards $405,300 in Matching Funds for 7 South Seattle Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $755,000 to support 14 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF), including several throughout South Seattle. The Neighborhood Matching Fund has two funds: the Community Partnership Fund, which is offered three times a year with cash awards up to $100,000; […]

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New Chief Carmen Best to Share Vision for SPD

New Chief Carmen Best to Share Vision for SPD

Seattle’s new police chief Carmen Best plans to attend the next meeting of the South Seattle Crime Prevention Council (SSCPC) where she will share her vision for the Seattle Police Department (SPD). Chief Best assumed the role of Chief of Police of the SPD on August 13, 2018, after serving […]

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East Link Work Starts in Seattle, Rainier Ave South Roadwork Ahead

East Link Work Starts in Seattle, Rainier Ave South Roadwork Ahead

Now that the Rainier Freeway stop on I-90 has closed, construction at the site of the future Judkins Park Station is ramping up. To construct the future station entrances at Rainier Avenue, crews demolished a portion of the westbound I-90 lanes above Rainier Avenue. Upcoming work may require intermittent lane […]

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“We’ve Got You Covered” YouthCare Winter Drive Is On

“We’ve Got You Covered” YouthCare Winter Drive Is On

From Windermere Mount Baker: Windermere and the Seattle Seahawks have come together for another season to help #Tacklehomelessness in our community. As part of that campaign, Windermere is hosting a “We’ve Got You Covered” winter drive for YouthCare, a non-profit that provides support and services to homeless youth throughout the Puget Sound area. We […]

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Happening Now: Winter Food Drive at Windermere Mount Baker

Happening Now: Winter Food Drive at Windermere Mount Baker

Did you know that one in five kids in Washington state lives in a household struggling to put food on the table? And that one in five Washingtonians relies on their local food bank? Who is hungry in Washington? A surprisingly high number of our neighbors, friends and families. Children […]

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Documenting the History of Mount Baker

Documenting the History of Mount Baker

From Friends of Mt Baker Town Center: The Mount Baker Park Addition – A Historic Intersection of People and Place The Friends of Mt Baker Town Center are excited to have the opportunity to build the historic, architectural and cultural story of the Mt Baker Park Addition.  The project has […]

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Google Supports South Lake High School with Cyberbullying Grant

Google Supports South Lake High School with Cyberbullying Grant

As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and iCanHelpline.org today announced the launch of a year-long pilot program and partnership to provide schools another tool to address online harassment, intimidation and bullying of students. This pilot is made possible through a Google grant, which will give […]

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CALL FOR YOUNG ARTISTS: Submit Your Original Art by 11/3!

CALL FOR YOUNG ARTISTS: Submit Your Original Art by 11/3!

There are 10,000 foster children in Washington State. This fall, GO: South Seattle, Windermere Mount Baker and the Rainier Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a children’s art exhibition to benefit Treehouse, an amazing organization dedicated to supporting foster families. Pre-school through high school artists are invited to exhibit their artworks! […]

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Seafair, South Seattle Style: 11 Things You Need to Know

Seafair, South Seattle Style: 11 Things You Need to Know

Love it or hate it, Seafair is here. A Pacific Northwest tradition since 1950, Seafair Weekend is the culmination of the Seafair Festival. Dubbed by some as an unofficial Seattle holiday, for many Seattleites, it’s the most anticipated event of summer. With boat racing on the water, aerobatic performers in […]

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Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

$70,000 from Google Helps Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Provide College Experience to Under-Represented Youth Summer University will expose over 90 first-generation college students to higher education This summer, more than 90 under-represented Seattle high school students will get their first-ever college experience when they attend Summer University, a high […]

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