by Chamidae Ford
On Sunday morning, South Seattle lost a beloved member of the community. Jean Veldwyk, 89, died peacefully in her sleep.
Veldwyk was a staple to the community, regarded as a determined and focused woman who broke many glass ceilings in her lifetime.
A Seattle native, Veldwyk graduated from Franklin High School and opted to stay in the area. In 1962 she founded her own real estate company, Jean VelDyke Realty.
Continue reading Rainier Valley Community Remembers Jean Veldwyk
by Susan Fried
The 3rd Annual Chess Rumble between Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club and Seattle Police Department officers went down on June 18th at Van Asselt Elementary School. Just like the previous two shess battles the kids crushed the competition. The kids won 30 games and the cops won 9.
Continue reading Kids Take Home the Win at Chess Competition Against Seattle Police
by Marcus Harrison Green
It was billed as a ceremony for a King and Queen, but ultimately it was a detective who was celebrated as royalty. Continue reading Queen For a Day: Local Detective Celebrated at Chess Sculpture Dedication