Patrick Robinson

Two Junction bus shelters to be removed

Notices have gone up on two of the bus shelters just west of California Ave SW in the West Seattle Junction notifying riders that they will be removed in mid-November for "safety reasons."

The notice reads, "In mid-November, the two shelters at the west end of this bus stop (next to the Porta-Potty) will be permanently removed as part of a safety improvement by Metro and the West Seattle Junction Association. The two shelters at the east end of this bus stop (next to the bus stop flag) will remain.

This bus stop will remain open and routes 50 to Othell Station, 128 to Southcenter, and 773 (West Seattle Water Taxi Shuttle) to Seacrest Marina will continue to stop here as usual.

For more information or to comment, call Metro Customer Information at 206-553-3000."

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On the Go Week of 10-24-16

Discovery Shop
4535 California Ave. S.W.
Starting Oct. 28. We still have Halloween items at 40% off, and award-winning costume possibilities from our racks. All items with blue tags are $1 starting Oct. 28 and all items with yellow tags are half price starting Nov. 1. Check the white board by the register for unadvertised specials and shop our Antique, Vintage & Collectible shelves for holiday gifts for yourself and others. The all volunteer run non-profit American Cancer Society shop is open every Sun. 11 a.m.–3 p.m., all other days 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Follow our blog at

West Seattle
Monster Dash

Lincoln Park
8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W.

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Overpacked stolen car full of robbery suspects stopped and arrests made

The Seattle Police Blotter reports that on Oct. 20 just before 4pm eight robbery suspects in a stolen Hyundai Sonata were finally pulled over and arrested following a brief high speed pursuit and crash near South Park.

Police spotted the silver 2006 Hyundai that matched the description of a suspect vehicle used in a robbery in West Seattle earlier on Thursday. A vehicle matching that description had previously eluded officers when they attempted to pull it over on Wednesday. Officers attempted to stop the car, but it took off. Then using emergency lights and sirens, the driver of the suspect vehicle accelerated until he lost control and struck a curb, and stoped near the intersection of South 96th Street and Des Moines Memorial Drive South.

Officers then arrested the eight individuals inside the car, which they then learned was a reported stolen vehicle from Kent.

The Seattle Fire Department was called in and look at some of the suspects that were exhibiting the effects of drug consumption.

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