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Qualifying for a mortgage could require jumping through fewer hoops and meeting fewer requirements at banks with $10 billion or less in assets. To sidestep strict federal guidelines for so-called "qualified mortgages," those institutions would be required to keep the loan on their books instead of selling it, ...
Church, who was also active as a student veteran at the University of Washington, wanted to change that. "For that first year I spent all of my time dedicated to trying to build this post," Church said. "Rolling out new programs like sponsoring the first year of membership for all students, trying to get that new, ...

On Saturday, March 17th five breweries in East Ballard are teaming up for St. Patrick's Day celebration. They're calling it a Parade O'Pints, but there isn't actually a parade involved. No marching bands or flowery floats. Instead, the parade will consist of beer drinkers wandering from one brewery to the next ...
As Seattle grows and traffic challenges increase some companies are making the decision to leave the city. One long-time Ballard seafood distribution company, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, just made the move to Renton at 600 Powell Avenue.
SEATTLE -- Police are looking for two women who are wanted in the assault a man and the theft of his bicycle early Wednesday morning near the Ballard library. The 43-year-old man was walking his bike in the 5700 block of 22nd Avenue Northwest just after midnight. He went by three people who asked about his brown ...
SEATTLE, WA - Firefighters brought a blaze at an apartment in Ballard under control early Wednesday morning. Investigators are looking into what caused the fire at the 6700 block of 24th Ave. NW. Flames were visible from outside the building but all occupants escaped safely. The location is a few blocks ...

Coyotes were reportedly spotted in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle just days ago. "That Ballard neighborhood with the railroad track -- that is just a coyote super highway through there,” says Sgt. Kim Chandler with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Chandler says coyotes are everywhere ...
"Ballard is going to leapfrog over the Capitol Hill project," Stiefel said. "We've just had permitting issues due to the sheer number of projects and investments happening in Seattle." The craft distillery company nearly doubled its Washington production last year to roughly 47,500 proof gallons from just over ...
The Ballard-Capitol Hill food+drink continuum also extends all the way to tiny Rosyln, Washington where Heritage just built a 10,000-square-foot distillery. When it opens this spring, the Heritage shop will add a new stop on your Capitol Hill-brewed and distilled beer and spirits tour including neighboring ...
As Colts GM Chris Ballard left Lucas Oil Stadium on Tuesday—his six-week, two-chapter coaching search complete—one thought came over him, with .... to franchise Cousins, my understanding is that his camp will quickly file a grievance to block tag, based on Washington violating the spirit of the rules, ...
PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University announced the President's Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester. Sydney Almgren of Filer, Courtney L Ballard of Hailey and Kathalena Rose Raposa of Kimberly were named to the honor roll. Undergraduate students are eligible for the honor roll by ...
Now that their cult ice cream Salt & Straw is available in Ballard and Capitol Hill, co-founders Kim and Tyler Malek must deal with the hysteria. Four days ... Around the same time, Tyler, her cousin from Snohomish, graduated with a degree in Chinese from Western Washington University. Tyler figured life ...
From SKDKickerbocker: Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces Washington's Ballard High School, Mountlake Terrace High School, and Roosevelt High School as three of 15 bands that will compete in the 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival – one of the ...
The early scoping process kicks off project development and the environmental process for light rail extensions opening in West Seattle in 2030 and Ballard in 2035. As part of early scoping, members of the public are invited to comment on the representative project in the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) Plan ...
These are available starting Friday, February 9 in Ballard and as of February 16 on Capitol Hill; each shop features only a few seats, leaving plenty of space to accommodate the long lines that follow this regional chain around. Since Salt and Straw co-owners and cousins Kim and Tyler Malek both grew up ...
When Mike O'Brien, Ballard's Seattle City Council member, biked up the Ballard Bridge last Thursday night, he counted five tents camped under the north ramp. ... In the Sodo neighborhood, Seattle and Washington state spent $1.1 million to make sure people don't sleep under the Spokane Street Viaduct.
Exactly two months after President Trump took office, MGM had hired a lobbyist brand new to Washington, but familiar to Trump — Brian Ballard, a major Trump fundraiser and lobbyist for the Trump Organization in Florida. With a modest initial payment of $30,000, MGM quietly began working a second front ...

Salt and Straw's Ballard shop opens on February 9. Eager fans can actually sample the goods before the shops' openings, though: Starting today, Salt and Straw's ice cream will be available for delivery through Postmates. And on Thursday, February 8, the Ballard shop will have a pop-up outside the store ...
“My concern is that it is pitting neighborhoods against each other,” said James Wagar, parent of a freshman at Ballard High School. “We want to do what we can to keep Magnolia students at Ballard.” This huge swath of schools across the Lake Washington Ship Canal was the topic of much public comment ...
Pecos Pit, the local barbecue classic, is building out a 13,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and production facility in Kent to prepare for nine more restaurants in this area, including Federal Way, Ballard, and downtown Seattle. It's all part of an ambitious plan to franchise nationwide and eventually ...
One of Ballard's largest fishing-related businesses, Keyport is pulling its seafood business out of Ballard and moving its corporate office to Edmonds. “Seattle has been our ... The company has a sales office in Chapel Hill, NC and processing operations elsewhere in Washington State as well as Norway.
This year, Ballard celebrated her 10 year anniversary with the Federal Highway Administration. She recently made a trip to Washington D.C. where she was awarded the agency's highly coveted Administrator's Award for her work nationally across the agency in Diversity and Inclusion. Aside from working a ...
Skillet Ballard is closed. Yes, that sounds like a repeat of this summer when the New American diner shuttered for two months due to flood damage, but this isn't deja vu: Despite reopening in October with an expanded patio, Skillet's location on the Greenfire campus has closed once again — this time for ...
Power Outage Affects More Than 12,000 In Seattle. SEATTLE, WA - Widespread power outages affected more than 12,000 customers in the Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne neighborhoods, according to Seattle City Light. The utility initially said that the localized outages only affected 3,700. But then four ...
An anonymous "crime alert" was posted in the park, detailing the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl on Jan. 5. A Seattle police spokesman said the incident wasn't reported to police until this past weekend. Share story. By. Sara Jean Green. Seattle Times staff reporter. Seattle police are ...
SEATTLE - More state leaders are urging the Trump administration to rethink its plans to expand offshore drilling in federal waters, including off the coast of Washington. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined tribal, fishing, and tourism leaders during a press conference at the Fisherman's Terminal in Seattle's Ballard ...
SEATTLE, WA - A bicyclist died early Sunday morning in a collision with a driver along a Ballard street. The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. along Seaview Avenue south of Golden Gardens Park. The victim, a man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was evaluated for impairment at the scene, ...
Bwana, 18, attended Ballard High School before spending the last two years playing for UW Head Coach Jamie Clark. Bwana joins Cristian Roldan and Wingo as Washington products on the current Sounders roster. Seattle selected Roldan, who had signed a Generation adidas contract, with the 16th pick ...
“Our firm is positioned to expand on last year's dramatic growth in international business, and Jamie's presence in our Washington office alongside former Congressman Robert Wexler and Ambassador Otto Reich will help us continue to serve clients on both sides of the aisle,” Ballard said in a statement.
On Tuesday, a group advocating for extra funding gave Seattle City Councilmembers an overview of the economic value of the Ballard Locks and it's best arguments for ... It is also the only point of access and egress for salmon migrating in and out of the Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish watershed.
As if you needed another excuse to drink beer, Thrillist says Washington's best craft brewery is in Ballard. According to their list, Reuben's Brews is the rightful claimer of the top spot. According to Thrillist the pub came out of nowhere... or, "more specifically, it came out of a garage in 2012, when its founder ...
SEATTLE, WA - A 27-year-old Seattle woman fought off a man who attacked her with a machete early in the morning on New Year's Day, according to the Seattle Times. ... Kelly Herron was using the bathroom at Golden Gardens Park in Ballard when a registered sex offender tried to assault her. Herron ...
SEATTLE - A North Seattle neighborhood targeted. Seattle police and fire are warning residents in Ballard to be on the lookout for a firebug. Someone is targeting and torching dumpsters throughout the area. Seattle Fire officials say several of the fires have been close to homes and businesses.
Washington lawmakers are right to press President Donald Trump's administration to fund much needed maintenance and upgrades at the Ballard Locks in Seattle. In a letter sent Friday, a coalition of representatives urged Trump and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fund the locks improvements in their ...
Washington lawmakers sent a letter to the Trump administration Friday, urging it to direct federal dollars to restore and modernize the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. The letter, addressed to Ryan A. Fisher, the Army's acting assistant director for civil works, and Mick Mulvaney, ...
An ice cream duo has been sweeping the west coast for the past seven years. This weekend they finally make their mark in Washington. Tyler and Kim Malek are behind the popular Salt & Straw ice cream shop. Their first location in Seattle opened in Ballard on Friday. A second Seattle location opens in ...
“An extended, unplanned closure of the ship canal and locks could have significant negative impacts for more than 200 businesses,” nine members of Washington's congressional delegation said last month in a letter to Corps and budget officials. The letter, whose signers included U.S. Sens. Patty Murray ...
From Sound Transit: Sound Transit is seeking five volunteers to serve as community members of the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Stakeholder Advisory Group. Members will work with other advisory group members to help refine project alternatives for further study in the environmental review ...
SEATTLE -- Someone set four more dumpster fires Sunday in Seattle's Phinney Ridge, Ballard and Magnolia neighborhoods. The fires are the latest in a string of at least 20 fires that have been intentionally set in north Seattle dumpsters since December 21, 2017. The four newest fires included one that ...
The store will be going up on a vacant lot just south of the Ballard Blocks development, already home to a Trader Joe's and famous for being built around the Edith Macefield House. That's a block from the 14th Avenue Boat Ramp along the Lake Washington Ship Canal, and about two blocks from the ...
2018 Begins With Rash Of Dumpster Fires In Ballard. SEATTLE, WA - Either someone is making a political statement or they just really hate Dumpsters. The Seattle police and fire departments are investigating a series of arson fires set in Dumpsters across Ballard since the end of December. There have ...
Washington lawmakers are right to press President Donald Trump's administration to fund much needed maintenance and upgrades at the Ballard Locks in Seattle. In a letter sent Friday, a coalition of representatives urged Trump and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fund the locks improvements in their ...
The Ballard Locks are in desperate need of repairs and urgently need federal funds, according to a letter written by our state's top lawmakers to the ... valves and continue work on necessary repairs and upgrades of the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks,” the letter explains.
Washington lawmakers sent a letter to the Trump administration Friday, urging it to direct federal dollars to restore and modernize the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. The letter, addressed to Ryan A. Fisher, the Army's acting assistant director for civil works, and Mick Mulvaney, ...
Weston, a Tacoma, Washington native, out-worked the tentative Ancona. The action fell short of what heated words the two exchanged at the weigh-in may have suggested, as Ancona fought with a bloodied face for the final three rounds and couldn't muster a single one on any judge's card. Ancona falls to ...
Albert Ballard and Ellen Anderson eloped 60 years ago on December 19, 1957 in Couer d'Alene, Idaho. Throughout their marriage they lived in Montana and many parts of Washington. They moved to Yakima in 1974 and have lived there ever since. Albert has given 42 years of service to the United States ...
The Washington Poison Center is warning parents and teens about the new vaping device Juul, which could be easily mistaken for a USB drive. It is small and easy to hide, but it's what is inside ... Students at Ballard High School say "Juuling" is popular. Olivia Budick says she doesn't have one but many of ...
Martha Jane Crisler, 90, of Bend, peacefully passed away November 26, 2017. She was born November 19, 1927, in Ballard, WA, where she grew up and graduated from high school. Martha married the love of her life who felt the same about her, Ferguson "Ferg" Crisler, October 7, 1970, in Seattle, WA.
Santa and Dumbledore have some striking similarities: They both wear robes and large hats, they both have white beards, and they're both magical. Stop by Ballard's intricate Diagon Alley, which is decked out for winter with fake snow, to see Dumbledore Santa and tell him your holiday wishes. Nearly 30 ...
A tug boat sunk near the Ballard Oil Company pier in Lake Washington on Thursday. The 80-foot noncommercial tug boat was reported to have 620 gallons of diesel onboard. The Coast Guard Puget Sound Incident Management Division placed a boom and sorbent pads around the sunken vessel in order ...


 

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