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Rainier Valley Community Remembers Jean Veldwyk

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.

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Kids Take Home the Win at Chess Competition Against Seattle Police

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.

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