West Seattle: Let’s talk! Encouraging productive civic engagement

West Seattle

The City of Seattle will host an event to provide information on current programs and proposals related to a growing city. This is an opportunity for discussion. West Seattle: Let’s talk Saturday, June 28 from 9:30-11:30 am West Seattle Senior Center (4217 SW Oregon Street) The event will feature open house-style information to allow dialogue […]

Log House Museum unveils restored Admiral Totem Pole

Totem unveiling

Today, in what was called by some a “life-affirming event,” the Mayor, several dignitaries, Duwamish Tribe representatives, and hundreds of elementary students from West Seattle unveiled the former Admiral Way totem pole at its new home outside of the Log House Museum. More information about the totem pole’s history is available on the Southwest Seattle […]

Mayor Murray proclaims June to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in Seattle

Pride flag raising at City Hall

Yesterday morning, Mayor Murray raised the Pride Flag at City Hall to commemorate the start of Pride month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. The Seattle LGBT Commission hosted the ceremony, which included guest speaker retired Colonel Grethe Cammermeyer, musical guests and members of the community. This year, Seattle is celebrating 40 years […]

Mayor cuts the ribbon on Sculpture Park’s latest acquisition ‘Echo’


Mayor Murray participated in the ribbon cutting of Olympic Sculpture Park’s new acquisition ‘Echo’ today. The spectacular 46-foot sculpture faces Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains and dramatically enhances the park’s waterfront space. The Mayor thanked local art collector Barney Ebsworth for generously donating the piece to Seattle and he thanked the artist, Jaume Plensa, […]