9 notes for your West Seattle Wednesday


9 notes for your West Seattle Wednesday
  1. 9 notes for your West Seattle Wednesday
    westseattleblog.com
    (Dark-eyed junco, photographed by Mark Wangerin) Here’s what’s happening for the rest of your Wednesday: EARLY-RELEASE WEDNESDAYS BEGIN: Starting today, every Wednesday of the school year, Seattle Public Schools will be out 75 minutes early. FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES … grown at the High Point Market Garden, available for purchase at the weekly farm stand…
    Washington (WA)

(Dark-eyed junco, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

Here’s what’s happening for the rest of your Wednesday:

EARLY-RELEASE WEDNESDAYS BEGIN: Starting today, every Wednesday of the school year, Seattle Public Schools will be out 75 minutes early.

FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES … grown at the High Point Market Garden, available for purchase at the weekly farm stand next to it, 4-7 pm today. (32nd SW/SW Juneau)

MARY’S PLACE OPEN HOUSE: The family shelter that opened next to the White Center Food Bank six months ago has an open house today – all welcome to visit, 5:30-7 pm. (8th SW/SW 108th)

DELRIDGE GROCERY BOARD MEETING: All welcome at the meeting of the board working to make the Delridge Grocery Cooperative store a reality, 6:30 pm at Cottage Grove Commons. Here’s our report on the coop’s recent “town hall” meeting. (5444 Delridge Way SW)

CLIMATE CHANGE: 7 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe‘s Walmesley Center:

Holy Rosary and Our Lady of Guadalupe parishes are co-sponsoring an evening with Jeff Renner called “Laudato Si: A Faithful Response to Climate Change.” Jeff, a member of Mary, Queen of Peace parish in Sammamish, will discuss the changes he’s observed in our climate during 38 years as chief meteorologist and science reporter with KING-TV in Seattle. He will also talk about the latest science and how it relates to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home.”

(3410 SW Myrtle)

CHIEF SEALTH IHS PT…

  1. Fantasy Football Week 3 Starts And Sits

    Seattle.cbslocal.com - Seattle
    09.21 / 18:57 seattle.cbslocal.com
    We take a look at who should be starting and sitting in your fantasy football lineup for Week 3 of the NFL…
  2. Nevertheless, they persist: Babies can copy adult tenacity

    Seattletimes.com-WA
    09.21 / 18:55 seattletimes.com
    NEW YORK (AP) — If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching. Children around 15 months old can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they’ve just seen an adult struggle at a task before succeeding, a new study says. The results suggest there may be value […
  3. State study furthers debate over Willapa Bay pesticide use

    Tdn.com-WA
    09.21 / 18:55 tdn.com
    The long, contentious debate over using a controversial pesticide to control pests threatening Willapa Bay’s multimillion dollar oyster industry may be resolved this y…
  4. Sanders Scare-Quotes ‘Enemy’ in Describing Soviet Union During Foreign Policy Speech

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:31 freebeacon.com
    The post Sanders Scare-Quotes ‘Enemy’ in Describing Soviet Union During Foreign Policy Speech appeared first on Washington Free…
  5. South Korean President: Trump’s ‘Very Strong Speech’ Will ‘Help Contain North Korea’

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:31 freebeacon.com
    The post South Korean President: Trump’s ‘Very Strong Speech’ Will ‘Help Contain North Korea’ appeared first on Washington Free…
  6. BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: What Really Happened the Night Lawrence O’Donnell Melted Down

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:31 freebeacon.com
    The post BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: What Really Happened the Night Lawrence O’Donnell Melted Down appeared first on Washington Free…
  7. Pierce Transit to Increase Weekend Service Starting September 24

    Southsoundtalk.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:29 southsoundtalk.com
    Submitted by Pierce Transit With its September 24 service change, Pierce Transit will add more weekend trips to its schedule, with 24 new trips on Saturdays and 31 new trips on Sundays. The agency will also add 14 new weekday trips and make adjustments to many route schedules throughout the system to more closely match […] The post Pierce Transit to Increase Weekend Service Starting September 24 appeared first on…
  8. City Drops Planned Circulator Cut

    Thegeorgetowndish.com -  Georgetown
    09.21 / 18:27 thegeorgetowndish.com
    By Grace BirdCurrent Staff WriterAfter neighbors rallied to protect lower Wisconsin Avenue’s DC Circulator bus service, the D.C. Department of Transportation has backed off plans to terminate its Georgetown-Union Station route at M Street NW.But while the Circulator will continue to travel as far north as Whitehaven Parkway, the agency also announced last week a series of other proposed…
  9. UK: Tate to reunite Picasso nudes for first time since 1932

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:27 myfoxspokane.com
    By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press LONDON (AP) – An exhibition at London’s Tate Modern will…
  10. Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:27 myfoxspokane.com
    By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The cleanup of a northwest Montana…
  11. The Latest: New York: emergency responders to Puerto Rico

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:27 myfoxspokane.com
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):…
  12. Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after Irma

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:27 myfoxspokane.com
    By TERRY SPENCERAssociated Press HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) – Ten elderly patients died after being…
  13. Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

    Waterlandblog.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:26 waterlandblog.com
    The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is reminding everyone that the holidays are fast approaching and you need to stock up on some “Holiday Cheer” (Farmers Market Wines). Stop by the wine tasting booth for hot sale prices on both of our Waterfront Table Wines. All the proceeds from the sales go towards sustaining the [&#…
  14. JOBS: Priceless Pet Clinic looking to hire Vet Assistant & Vet Technician

    Tukwilablog.com - Washington (WA)
    09.21 / 18:25 tukwilablog.com
    Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic is looking to hire: Veterinary Assistant Priceless Pet Clinic is looking for a full-time Veterinary Assistant who is a team player and can bring enthusiasm to our fast paced work environment. We are a family owned veterinary clinic that formed to provide pets with high quality, progressive care while respecting their owners …
  15. How To Soften The Blow From Recent Hurricanes And Earthquakes

    Nwpr.org - Washington
    09.21 / 18:19 nwpr.org
    Back-to-back natural disasters in Mexico and across the Caribbean have left millions of people reeling. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday crumpled buildings and killed more than 200 people. And it hit while Mexico was still recovering from another deadly and powerful earthquake in the southern part of the country. On Thursday rescue workers were still trying to free trapped victims. On Wednesday Hurricane Maria dealt Puerto Rico a direct punch, knocking out…
  16. In Catalonia, Thousands Protest Spanish Attempts To Stop Referendum Vote

    Nwpr.org - Washington
    09.21 / 18:19 nwpr.org
    Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Barcelona, protesting the Spanish government and expressing support for a planned Oct. 1 vote on Catalan independence. Spain considers the referendum to be illegal. On Wednesday, Spanish police with court-ordered search warrants seized millions of ballots and detained more than a dozen Catalonian politicians. A top treasury official is being held on sedition charges, the BBC reports. Demonstrations against the police action have been…
  17. Mexico City Earthquake Update: Desperate Attempts To Reach Girl Trapped By Rubble

    Nwpr.org - Washington
    09.21 / 18:19 nwpr.org
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGcpni1h4vg A strong earthquake that hit Mexico City and other central areas has killed at least 245 people, officials say. Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped — including at least one girl who's among students caught when the quake turned their school to rubble. The girl, 12, has been able to communicate with emergency crews, and she has wriggled her fingers for them through the wreckage. She was located alive in the d…
  18. Is Fondant Free Speech? Chefs Show Support For Gay Marriage As Court Case Looms

    Nwpr.org - Washington
    09.21 / 18:19 nwpr.org
    Bedecked in fondant and flowers, modern wedding cakes are the centerpiece of the marriage feast – an edible form of art. But are they also an expression of free speech? That's the question the Supreme Court will consider this fall, when it hears the case of a Colorado baker who refused to make a custom wedding cake for a gay couple because he said it would violate his religious beliefs. "You'd think cake would be apolitical, and yet here we are," muses baker Catherine George of Catherine G…
  19. Trump Administration Orders New Sanctions On North Korea

    Nwpr.org - Washington
    09.21 / 18:19 nwpr.org
    Updated at 12:59 p.m. ET President Trump ordered new economic sanctions Thursday against any bank or other company doing business with North Korea, in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program. The move is designed to tighten the economic screws on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in hopes of halting his development of nuclear warheads and the missiles to deliver them. "For much too long, North Korea has been allowed to abuse the international financial system to facilitate funding…
  20. Indigenous Peoples Day in, Columbus Day out

    Edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com - Washington (WA)
    The Edmonds City Council approved a resolution this week that makes the second Monday in October recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day, starting next month. Columbus Day will no longer be recognized by the city, after Councilmember Mike Nelson amended an earlier proposal that called for both days to be recognized. Columbus Day is observed as a federal holiday, established by order of President Franklin Delano…