Trash collection on Friday; where to recycle styrofoam?

This is a friendly reminder about trash collection this week and next week. Due to Christmas and New Year’s, the normal Thursday residential collection will occur on Friday. (I think everyone in Pinehurst is on Thursday collection, but you can look up your collection day here.)

If you’d like to recycle stryofoam, Styro Recycle in […]

Beware Water Line Insurance Scam


A Pinehurst resident has received several letters from insurance companies wanting to sell her insurance in case there’s a leak or break in the water line between the water meter and the street. This is a scam, and if you get such a letter, don’t fall for it.

We are responsible for the […]

Want to Volunteer in the Neighborhood?

I’m cross-posting this from the Facebook group to make sure everybody sees it.

We had a lot of discussion at our last community meeting about people volunteering on projects in the neighborhood. Would people be interested in helping spread the word about the blog, Facebook group, email lists and other things going on in the […]

Want Really Fast Internet?

There’s been some discussion about it on Facebook but I wanted to share this here. I’ve received confirmation that demand is one of the qualifications for access to the new gigabit Internet! So we might be able to get it in the rest of our neighborhood sooner than we think. You DO NOT have to […]

Meeting on Seattle Schools Capacity for NE Seattle

SPS Capacity Management Meeting for NE Seattle Northeast Community Meeting

Monday, December 17th 6:30-8pm Olympic Hills Elementary School 13018 – 20th Avenue NE, Seattle WA 98125

Seattle Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Pegi McEvoy and School Board Director Sharon Peaslee will be attending an informal meeting to provide information and answer questions for the Northeast Region […]

Update on Sound Transit Plan – Northgate to Lynnwood

Representatives from the Sound Transit Lynnwood Link Extension project gave a presentation at the Pinehurst Community Council meeting last Thursday as we munched pizza at Amante Pizza.

Currently there are six options under consideration for the light rail going through Pinehurst. All of them include the rail being on the east side of the I-5 […]

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes for Dec 2012

This month’s special topic was North Precinct’s current project using Seattle’s Chronic Nuisance Property ordinance to work with the owner of Orion Motel on Aurora to reduce the crime and nuisance emanating from it.

See that and other public safety news in the minutes here.

*** Thanks to all Pinehurst folks who donated socks […]

Sacajawea Wins Neighborhood Funds Award

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has just awarded Sacajawea Elementary School PTA $99,577 to implement the first phase of the redevelopment of the upper playground. This includes the restoration of the existing wetland and buffers, and the construction of the new playground and play structures. The PTA will contribute $146,320 in matching volunteer effort.

We mention […]

November 2012 Pinehurst Crime Map

Here is a limited picture of Pinehurst property crime for November 2012. You can see ALL the types of crime at Choose North neighborhood and dates November 1 – 30.