About 800 volunteers helped tally the number of men, women and children who have had to live on the streets throughout Seattle and King County. The survey area spanned from Auburn to Woodinville, where organizers added up the number of homeless, including those staying outside, in vehicles or in makeshift shelters. A total of 9,294 people were found to be homeless in King County the night of Jan. 24. This includes those staying in shelters, in transitional housing and living on the streets.
March 9, 2015, No comments

By Voice Staff The 35th annual One Night Count of homeless people in King County took place in the early hours of Friday, January 23, 2015. Alison Eisinger, executive director […]

Former Yesler Terrace resident Abdullahi Abdi has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference.  Abdi, a native of Kenya, plays midfielder for the Lycoming College Warriors.
Yesler Terrace
January 29, 2015, No comments

Abdullahi Abdi, a freshman at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa., has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference. He’s also earned a second-team spot on the National […]

SHA residents enjoy fine food and fun at the fourth annual volunteer recognition event, held Dec. 13, 2014.
December 23, 2014, No comments

RAC, RLDT host fourth annual volunteer recognition event By Troy Smith Special to The Voice On Dec. 13, 2014 the Resident Leadership Development Team (RLDT) and Resident Action Council (RAC) […]

Five-year-old Maurice paints the finishing touches on his prized pumpkin as he gets an assist from a Seattle University basketball player. The men’s team helps out at the event each year.
Yesler Terrace
November 10, 2014, No comments

  Halloween arrived Oct. 17 this year for youths who attended the fifth-annual pumpkin painting event at Yesler Terrace Community Center. Seattle Police Department Officer John Skommesa has spearheaded the […]

Supporters and members of The Tenants Union of Washington State rallied outside Yesler Terrace Community Center Sept. 17. Protesters spoke out against Seattle Housing Authority’s proposed rent policy, Stepping Forward.  Several hundred people gathered for the rally and many attended the community meeting organized by SHA that evening to explain the policy.  Under the proposed structure, rent would be based on length of time in public housing and number of bedrooms rather than income.
Yesler Terrace NewHolly High Point Rainier Vista
October 2, 2014, No comments

By Nancy Gardner The Voice Editor In an effort to better inform Seattle Housing Authority residents of proposed rent changes, officials recently held five community meetings, which were mostly at […]

August 29, 2014, No comments

By King County Department of Transportation On Sept. 27, King County Metro Transit will cut 28 bus routes and reduce or change another 13 routes because there is not enough […]

  • About 800 volunteers helped tally the number of men, women and children who have had to live on the streets throughout Seattle and King County. The survey area spanned from Auburn to Woodinville, where organizers added up the number of homeless, including those staying outside, in vehicles or in makeshift shelters. A total of 9,294 people were found to be homeless in King County the night of Jan. 24. This includes those staying in shelters, in transitional housing and living on the streets.
  • Former Yesler Terrace resident Abdullahi Abdi has been named Rookie of the Year in the Commonwealth Conference.  Abdi, a native of Kenya, plays midfielder for the Lycoming College Warriors.
  • SHA residents enjoy fine food and fun at the fourth annual volunteer recognition event, held Dec. 13, 2014.
  • Five-year-old Maurice paints the finishing touches on his prized pumpkin as he gets an assist from a Seattle University basketball player. The men’s team helps out at the event each year.
  • Supporters and members of The Tenants Union of Washington State rallied outside Yesler Terrace Community Center Sept. 17. Protesters spoke out against Seattle Housing Authority’s proposed rent policy, Stepping Forward.  Several hundred people gathered for the rally and many attended the community meeting organized by SHA that evening to explain the policy.  Under the proposed structure, rent would be based on length of time in public housing and number of bedrooms rather than income.