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Pastor Tim Gaydos recently shepherded his congregation into its new downtown location, but it's his openness and community outreach that has become his trademark.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
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Beset by a surge in robberies and homicides, police, politicians, and undaunted Rainier Valley residents walk the walkabout together, and talk a new talk of cooperation and community renewal.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Except when confronted with a tragedy like the Cafe Racer and Town Hall murders, most of the city tends to ignore the crime and the unmet need for more police officers that South Seattle endures constantly.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
After nearly three years of planning, Beacon Hill residents are breaking ground on what will be the nation's largest public food forest.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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