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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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New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz recently joined in celebrating the start of construction for a new classroom building made of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). The site is Maple Elementary School in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The classrooms are part of a statewide pilot project overseen by the […]

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This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

Good nutrition is essential for effective learning every day, all year long. And just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Which is why thousands of Seattle children ages 1 through 18 will enjoy free breakfasts and lunches this summer through […]

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No June Gloom Here: 16 Fun South Seattle Events

No June Gloom Here: 16 Fun South Seattle Events

The first official day of Summer is coming up on June 20, and our South Seattle event calendar is heating up fast with no less than 14 fun events happening right here in Seattle’s most vibrant community. Follow the links for more details. Enjoy, neighbors! 1. 3-on-3 Ballin’ for the […]

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Mayor Announces $1.1 Million for Community-Based Projects

Mayor Announces $1.1 Million for Community-Based Projects

Mayor Murray has announced $1.1 million in matching fund awards for 28 community-based projects across the City, including more than $263,000 for several South Seattle efforts and organizations (see list below). The awards are from the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Community Partnership Fund which provides awards of up to $100,000 to […]

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South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

Windermere Real Estate Mount Baker: Windermere Real Estate recently released its Seattle real estate statistics for the first quarter of 2017, and we’ve got your South Seattle numbers below. In the meantime, while we finally saw an increase in new listings in March, there was an even greater jump in […]

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