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Our 2023 Internships are live! Four interns will join us for six-month, hybrid, paid positions in audio production, media archives, facilities & guest services, and podcasting & licensing.
Applications close February 19! Explore: https://www.kexp.org/internships/
Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with new art around Seattle!
ArtSEA: Kicking off Black History Month with new Seattle art
Plus, a new installation at the Judkins Park light rail station and Northwest artists making national news.
Here's a picture of Pickle.
That's it. That's the post 🐙
Pretty views along the @SeattleWaterfnt on Wednesday as the clouds rolled in ♡
Today is National Baked Alaska Day! An elaborate dessert also known as “Omelette Norvegienne,” Baked Alaska is made with hard ice cream on a sponge cake and covered in a shell of toasted meringue.
Ahoy! ⚓ The 76th annual @SeattleBoatShow sails into town this Friday. We’re hosting the in-water portion at Bell Harbor Marina as well as exhibiting at @LumenField. Stop by our booth to meet our staff. More → https://www.portseattle.org/blog/seattle-boat-show-cruises-town
We're kicking off the design process for the Bell St project that focuses on Bell St between Elliott & 1st avenues & would like to hear from you! What're your priorities? What would you like to see? The online open house will be available through Feb 12.
Now accepting applications for the 2023 Tourism Marketing Support Program. The program will offer a total of $200,000 and is increasing its emphasis on responsible outdoor tourism and inclusion. Applications are due by Feb. 23. https://bit.ly/2023TourismMktg
#OnThisDay in 1977, Rainier beer's colorful television ads were featured in The Seattle Times. https://historylink.org/File/20900
The @PortofSeattle & @SeattleAquarium are using an underwater drone flown via Xbox controller to investigate the state of kelp forests in the Puget Sound. They hope the findings will help them restore the kelp population and the species it supports. WATCH: https://youtu.be/WdsnsdwxIYs
Brrr...even Mount Rainier has its hat on today. 🥶
Progression of a #Seattle #Sunrise on this cloudless Sunday morning. I love seeing the silhouette of #Tahoma with that gorgeous skyline.
Love to get your hands dirty and share your knowledge with others in your community? @tilthalliance and @SeattleSPU are hosting a Master Composter/Sustainability Steward training! Learn about composting, reducing waste, and more.
Apply by 2/17, http://ow.ly/RUZQ50MCW7f
Coldest morning of the year so far in many Western Washington spots to start Monday morning. #wawx
Have fun with puzzles today - Mishka & Sekiu will too! 🧩
Rooftop shot of the lovely green #CometZTF tonight. #wawx
You could almost reach out - 🏔️
Amazing surreal flight this evening as we passed Black Buttes on Mt. Baker (Kulshan) felt like a dream #wawx #pnw
Late fees are back. The best way to avoid parking ticket late fees is by avoiding parking tickets. Check out our two hours of FREE garage parking when you visit a participating waterfront business (voucher required).
Courts resume late fees for Seattle parking, traffic tickets
Starting Jan. 30, late fees will resume on all tickets past due, after being suspended in March 2020 for the COVID-19 pandemic.
A little rain later today into Friday morning and again Saturday. Slight chance of rain and snow or snow flurries Saturday night as colder air moves into the area. Dry and cool Sunday and Monday with gusty northeast winds. Temperatures warming in the middle of next week. #wawx
Good morning. If hopping on a ferry soon, always a good idea to check out our travel tools before you go:
✅View terminal conditions: https://wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/vesselwatch/terminals.aspx
✅Track ferries: https://wsdot.com/ferries/vesselwatch/
✅Sign up for travel alerts:
Today marks 323 years since a massive earthquake and accompanying tsunami hit our region.
The ground shook violently for several minutes during the 1700 Cascadia earthquake. The tsunami struck the Washington coast and traveled across the Pacific Ocean to the east coast of Japan.
See the green comet between now and early February in the pre-dawn hours! The glowing space rock E3 is about to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years. Binoculars and a spot away from light pollution will help to spot it.
How to See the ‘Green Comet’ Everyone’s Talking About
The glowing space rock E3 is about to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years.
Plan ahead. Alaskan Way in front of the Seattle Aquarium will be reduced to one alternating lane for 3-5 days this week (watch for flaggers). Consider different routes like the SR99 tunnel. Drivers are requested to reduce speed around work and pedestrian zones. Thank you!
Our perfect Valentine's Day plans:
❤️ Spending time with folks you care about (& marine mammals & fish)
🎵 Listening to awesome music
🌊 Supporting ocean conservation
Join us at After Hours: Valentine's Day on 2/14! This event is 21+ https://www.seattleaquarium.org/events/after-hours-valentines
📷 Devin Muñoz
We continue to be a proud advisor to the Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program, a collaborative effort to reduce the impacts of commercial shipping on at-risk whales. #QuieterOceansForHealthierWhales
Join us on Monday, January 30 for a #OneSeattlePlan online community meeting, 6:00-7:30pm!
Visit our Engagement Hub for more information: https://engage.oneseattleplan.com/en/events.
To conclude the 2022 Christmas Ship™ season, we are more than happy to announce that we have reached our goal of a record high donation of $45,000 to contribute to @seattletimes Fund For Those In Need!
Read our Blog Post - https://www.argosycruises.com/fund-for-those-in-need-x-argosy-cruises-2/
The State of the Port Breakfast was well attended as the elected commissioners presented their vision for the Port of Seattle's continued leadership in innovation, community, sustainability, and operations. Retiring COO, Dave Soike, was recognized for his 40 years of service.
Watch for the power of Mother Nature on display. More extreme tides are coming with a tidal range greater than 16 feet. High tides of almost +13 feet will occur between 6am and 9am on January 22 thru 26. January 22 is the Lunar New Year (lion dancing on Pier 62 at 2PM).
Fireball Monday 11:01 PM☄️
Reported in Seattle/Federal Way/Bremerton. Lopez Island spotter: "Ball got bigger as it descended, looked like smoke coming out all around ball at the end, just above horizon. VERY bright".
See it? Report it! https://bit.ly/3iHaerB
📸: Corey Clarke
Tickets are on sale now for our Spring Gala on April 6! Join us at the Seattle Aquarium for a special evening highlighting our Hood Canal Steelhead Project and celebrating our partnersr and supporters - like you! - making #salmonrecovery possible. https://lltk.ejoinme.org/2023SpringGala
#Tahoma aka #MountRainier as seen from #Seattle at #BlueBour tonight,
After a nearly 3-year closure spurred by COVID, the Northwest African American Museum is reopening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a community celebration, Monday 1/16, from 11 am - 5 pm, with food, music, and activities for all ages! @naamnw
We're celebrating our community’s significant moments – the openings and events that fill us with hometown pride — so join us for our Day of Service beautifying, cleaning up, and building community in downtown Seattle from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Jan. 21: https://bit.ly/3QEAQ99
#ICYMI: Our 2022 Year in Review is in! Read about the highlights and challenges of last year, workforce recruitment, systemwide electrification, major construction updates, greening the fleet and more: https://wsdot.wa.gov/sites/default/files/2023-01/WSF-YearInReview-2022.pdf
Organizational changes to start the new year! The changes elevate the roles of Sandra Kilroy, Sr Dir for Environment and Sustainability, & Janice Zahn, Dir of Engineering by updating reporting structures & establishing Engineering as its own dept. http://bit.ly/3X8jCmN
The first tulips 🌷 of 2023 have arrived at #PikePlaceMarket. Sebastian's Farm will be set up today, tomorrow and next week on the tables under our Public Market Center clock & sign.
Right now, they have yellow tulips, but look for white and magenta tulips next week.
Workers are paving a lane for the future connection to Belltown, which is expected to open in the next few months.
#waterfrontseattle #seattle #downtownseattle
Long live the King!
This August, @RealKingFelix becomes the 11th member of the Mariners Hall of Fame.
👑 http://Mariners.com/Felix 👑
Rainbow over Puget Sound this morning 😍🌈
Thanks to Ryan for this great shot from his office! #SoNorthwest #WAcheck #PNW #Seattle #Love