Taxpayer Transparency Tool

There is a new Taxpayer Transparency Tool, a website that provides each King County taxpayer an individualized accounting of where their property tax dollars go, and the estimated cost of any proposed property tax measures to be voted on in upcoming ballot measures.

Residents in areas with property tax measures on the ballot can see how those measures will affect them. The tool can be found at There is also a link to the tool on the left side of the KC Assessor’s web page:

Pinehurstfest 2019

Come on out to Pinehurstfest on July 27!

Kids’ Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

July’s art in the park is by six year old Selina, who stamped it at last year’s Pinehurstfest. Thanks, Selina, it sure is a cheerful addition to the park! It will be in the pocket park’s kiosk all month, at NE 117th St & 19th Ave NE.

If you would like to submit your child’s artwork (or yours!) for the Pocket Park, please email 

Pinehurst Picks

Someone is having fun stenciling around Pinehurst. Anyone know where this is?

 Please send in photos of art – or anything unexpected and fun – that you see on your walks around the neighborhood, to



Minutes from North Precinct Advisory Council for June 2019

This month’s special topic at North Precinct Advisory Council was The IF Project, a collaboration of agencies and incarcerated people in Washington that runs programs to help incarcerated people break the cycle of crime and supports them with workshops and training to help navigate the transition to a healthy and productive life outside prison. There’s a documentary about it – here’s the trailer: Read about one person’s story as told to NPAC, and news about the SPD north precinct here:

Victory Heights Yard Sale on June 15th

Last year the yard sale was on one street, but this year it will be in front of the sellers’ homes. A map of the participants will be at on June 15, and posted at Victory Heights Playground at 1747 NE 106th St.

Influence of the Confluence – June 9

We live in the Thornton Creek watershed. Have fun and learn about it at this event:

Kids’ Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

This month’s art in the pocket park is by ten year old Evan. Nice summery picture! Check it out for real in the kiosk at the pocket park – NE 117th St & 19th Ave NE.

If you would like to submit your child’s artwork (or yours!) for the Pocket Park, please email 

May Meeting of Thornton Creek Alliance

Here’s the next Thornton Creek Alliance meeting poster. (Plus mark your calendar for TCA’s Influence of the Confluence event, to be held at Meadowbrook Pond, 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, Sunday, June 9th.)

Northaven Annual Meeting May 23

Learn about the new low-income senior housing Northaven Senior Living is building in our neighborhood: