At the farmers market
This week will feature tulips, beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery root, chard, garlic, greens, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins, broccoli, rutabaga, shallots, squash, turnips, apples, pears, nuts, cheese and dairy, eggs, pork, beef, chicken, duck, veal, lamb, goat, pate, soup stocks, wine, fish and shellfish, dried fruits and veggies, dried mushrooms, fresh pasta, artisan breads, honey, fresh pastries, ciders, jams, jellies, sa
Teens Making a Difference, a Federal Way Youth service group is sponsoring a fundraiser, Give Our Regards to Broadway, for one show only, on Saturday, January 10 at the Knutzen Family Theater in Federal Way from 1 p.m.
Washington State government was formed to conduct the business of the state, nothing else. Those who allow Christian symbols in our rotunda are in violation of our state laws. Puget Sound country represents a unique representation of many religions and similar organizations. State government has too many problems, with no end in sight, to defend ideological graffiti in the rotunda.
Let there be joyous music and trees of universal unity without offending at ancient and sacred winter solstice, celebrated long before Christ.
Each year, our community evolves. From smaller issues about community parks to major transportation impacts to this small region of Seattle, the West Seattle Herald has been there to cover it in-depth in order to serve our readers. The new year is bound to bring more news that will continue to shape our community and we will be there to cover it for you.
Here are some highlights of 2008.
Area's only motel has name change
By Tim St. Clair
The owner of West Seattle's only existing motel plans to renovate its 50 guest rooms and then seek a neighborhood zoning change from the city to allow taller buildings so that 50 additional rooms could be built on the upper floors.
At the farmers market
This week will feature lamb, chicken, pork, eggs, beef, duck, veal, goat, pate, fish, wine, baked goods, nut butters, wild mushrooms, fresh dairy products, soup, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, celery root, chard, fennel, garlic, greens, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, leeks, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, rutabagas, shallots, spinach, squash, turnips, apples, pears, nuts, dried fruits and veggies, fresh pasta, honey, bread, pastries, cide
After years of wrangling, the third runway at Sea-Tac International Airport was officially opened in 2008. However, the controversy continued.
Blood Drive on December 27
Holy Family School
9622 20th Ave SW
What a wonderful Christmas gift - please help save lives by donating blood. Dec 27th, from 10am to noon, and 1until 4pm. Walk-ins are always welcome, but reservations are preferred. Donors must be in good health, at least 18 years old (16 or 17 with parental permission), and weigh at least 110 pounds.
Imagine turning your family loose in a department store at Christmas and telling everyone to fill several shopping carts.
Just spend! Grab items off the shelf! Don't worry about the cost!
Boys purchase the "boy toys" and girls get the "girl toys."
It is a whirlwind of a shopping trip. It can also be difficult to fathom the feeling of such a shopping frenzy.
One SeaTac family can actually tell how it feels, because it is a holiday tradition.
Meet Pam and John Cowin.
Lenny Wilkens, former Seattle Supersonics Hall of Fame basketball player and coach, has become part of this town's psyche.
The NBA icon and east side resident will reveal some insights from ball-handling to life-handling when he speaks at the Tibbetts United Methodist Church in West Seattle Jan.
Natalie Reber has been selected as the new executive director of Hospitality House.
Hospitality House is a women's homeless shelter located at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church in Burien.
Reber has extensive experience working with non-profit and political organizations such as Washington CeaseFire and the League of Education Voters.
She said her passions include a deep commitment to social justice.
"We are pleased to welcome Natalie to our organization as we prepare for uncertain economic times ahead," Joan Brown, president of the shelter's board, sai