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High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

High-speed, single car crash kills 17-year old near South Park late Thursday night

A high-speed single-car collision on northbound SR 99 near South Park late Thursday night (July 5) killed a 17-year old and knocked a huge overhead sign onto the highway. Washington State Patrol Troopers... [Read more]

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’ in South Park on Saturday, Dec. 10

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’ in South Park on Saturday, Dec. 10

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’, a community-based art experience at the Seattle Design Center to be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 2 – 8 p.m. Get ready for Art Under $100, a genuinely affordable... [Read more]

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local, first-time film Director (but longtime film Editor) Kirk Nordenstrom’s new film “The Perfect Pieces” will have its Seattle premiere at the Seattle Shorts Festival, to be held Nov. 14-15…

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

Reports that a ‘big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street near 8th Ave S. (map below) in unincorporated King County near the South Park neighborhood are coming in Friday morning (Sept. 6). No... [Read more]

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

The King County Council announced Monday (March 7) that it had approved legislation detailing the county’s contribution to replace the South Park Bridge with a brand new one, with a projected starting... [Read more]

South Park Bridge Replacement Fund At 75 Percent

South Park Bridge Replacement Fund At 75 Percent

by Jack Mayne Seattle City Council President Richard Conlin says financing for a new South Park Bridge is 75 percent complete thanks to money promised from the Seattle City Council and other public resources. “In... [Read more]

With South Park Bridge Closed, Commuters Turn To Alternate Routes

With South Park Bridge Closed, Commuters Turn To Alternate Routes

by Ralph Nichols The long-dreaded day of reckoning for commuters who used South Park Bridge across the Duwamish Waterway – many of them for decades – arrived on June 30 when it was closed forever to... [Read more]

Rest In Peace South Park Bridge (1931-2010)

Rest In Peace South Park Bridge (1931-2010)

Story and photos by Michael Brunk Dating back to 1931, on Wednesday June 30, 2010 at a little after 8:00 PM the South Park Bridge opened its spans one last time. In the process a vital link across the... [Read more]

South Park Bridge Closure Means Big Changes For Area Commuters

South Park Bridge Closure Means Big Changes For Area Commuters

by Ralph Nichols The scheduled June 30 closure of the aging South Park Bridge means big changes are looming for motorists – and Metro bus riders – who regularly cross over it. Among those... [Read more]

Funding Falls Through For South Park Bridge; Constantine Vows To Fight

Funding Falls Through For South Park Bridge; Constantine Vows To Fight

On Wednesday (Feb. 17th), King County Executive Dow Constantine announced that he will vow to continue pursuing federal funding for replacement of the county’s South Park Bridge. Constantine will... [Read more]

MISSING: Have You Seen Tayvaunna Milam, 15-Year Old Endangered Runaway?

MISSING: Have You Seen Tayvaunna Milam, 15-Year Old Endangered Runaway?

We got an email Friday afternoon from Lisanna Fox, who says that her niece Tayvaunna Milam, 15, is missing, and that she “…may be in the South Park, White Center, and Burien area. Can you please... [Read more]

South Park Arts’ “Art Under $100” Is Saturday, Dec. 5th

South Park Arts’ “Art Under $100” Is Saturday, Dec. 5th

South Park Arts’ 5th Annual “Art Under $100” sale will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5th at the Old Fire Station at 8201 10th Ave South, in South Park (of course). Here are the details: WHAT:... [Read more]

What Do You Think Of A Hooters Casino Opening Up Nearby? Please Take Our Poll…

What Do You Think Of A Hooters Casino Opening Up Nearby? Please Take Our Poll…

According to this Craigslist Ad, the semi-provocative restaurant chain Hooters is opening a brand new casino just seven miles down the 509 from Burien at 9635 Des Moines Memorial Drive in South Park: “Hooters... [Read more]

Stolen Car Crashes After Police Chase On 509

Stolen Car Crashes After Police Chase On 509

According to KIRO-TV, a stolen car being chased by cops on Highway 509 ended up crashing into and under a parked car on Wednesday. Apparently, Burien police tried to pull a vehicle over on the 509, before... [Read more]