Photographed by David Hutchinson at the Don Armeni boat ramp, which is a “young seal (nicknamed” Tubby “for its good body weight)) that Seal Sitters recently monitored and that cruises along the coast of Elliott Bay. Tubby would be one of the “puppies” of last year, born in the summer, about 6 or 7 months old. Seals only spend 4 to 6 weeks with their mothers before facing their own lives. “Here on land today you should know:
ROAD BLOCK: Sylvan Way is scheduled to close from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. today and tomorrow Seattle Public Utilities is working on a drainage project. The underground route 128 will be diverted (information here). If you are driving, the closest direct route is between 35th and Delridge SW Holden.
JUNCTION PAID PARKING: This is the second day you’ll have to pay on the four vacant West Seattle Junction lots (south of SW Oregon on 44th and 42nd, on the southeast corner of 42nd and Alaska, and on the 44th corner north of Edmunds). . You can use the new machines or pay by phone.
LOW BRIDGE TICKETING: This is the first weekend since the security cameras were turned on for the Low bridgeWith $ 75 tickets for unauthorized low-bridge users between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. 7 days a week – read the rules again here.
STORY STONE CONTEST # 2: The next Save the stone house The competition is today – on Twitter:
The search for the Lost Stone Scavenger Hunt this Saturday, January 16, begins at 9 a.m. Notes will be posted at 9 a.m. Part of a fun series of events we are hosting to raise awareness of the effort to save Stone Cottage. #storystones #savethestonecottage details at https://t.co/luO5fobDq0 pic.twitter.com/VO1UWIp1rT
– Save the Stone House (@StoneCottageWS) January 15, 2021
CURBSIDE LIBRARY SERVICE: Roadside pick-up is available at High Point’s Seattle Public Library Branch on Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. (3411 SW Raymond)
(Thursday evening sunset, photographed by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)
SUNSET: 4:46 pm.