Waiting for the bus

On a beautiful spring day, Adella (17 months) and Eli (6) wait with their mom for the bus. Their destination? Izzy's Ice Cream. Residents of Seward, they had walked and scootered through the Brackett tunnel to catch a bus on East Lake St at 39th Ave S. Photo: Hillary Oppmann

Businesses Open, Buy Local

A sign reminds neighbors to support local businesses during the Minnehaha Avenue reconstruction project, which is now underway. The project will be completed several blocks at a time and is expected to last through 2016. Photo: Patty Day

Get Going!

The port-a-potties are lined up and ready to "go" for the Get In Gear race at Minnehaha Falls on Saturday! I hope it quits raining for the race... Photo: Sue Romain


The River Gorge is a great place to see spring wildflowers like bloodroot. I found this patch along the trails leading to the 36th Street Oak Savanna. A native perennial, bloodroot is among the first plants to emerge in the woods each spring. As its name suggests, the sap is red, like blood, and the... Continue Reading →

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