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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is an online-only hyperlocal news operation that covers several neighborhoods in West Seattle.

The site was founded in December 2005 by Tracy Record as a personal blog but became a news site in 2006. In 2007, Record and her husband, Patrick Sand, began selling ads and . It has .

By 2008, West Seattle Blog was to support the family, making it Seattle’s first . The blog reported in 2010, up 12 percent from the year before.

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