CleanScape Waste Reduction Award

CleanScapes has announced the winners of its annual Neighborhood Waste Reduction Reward program. The neighborhoods of Maple Leaf, Lake City, Victory Heights, Pinehurst, and Wedgwood won the 2012/2013 competition.

We will receive a $50,000 community improvement project selected by community representatives and funded by CleanScapes. In this annual competition, CleanScapes challenges the neighborhoods it serves […]

Bike Business – Bike Laws

The Revised Code of Washington has a lot to say about how bicyclists are to use the roads, and how motorists are to interact with bicyclists. In this post we’ll cover bicyclists. Here are many of the references and links to the full text in the Code:

– 46.61.050 Bicycles must obey traffic lights and […]

Pinehurst Art Studio Open House Dec 14-15

Talented Pinehurst artist Victoria Raymond is having a studio show right here in the neighborhood! She invites us to stop by for some holiday cheer and wine and cheese December 14th and 15th, 1:00 to 8:00 pm. Her colorful, three dimensional, children’s book art will be on display as well as lovely paintings of her […]

Health Center Development Meeting Dec. 12

Bike Business – Loop Detectors

Some intersections with traffic lights have special bike facilities to help speed light changes when cyclists are waiting at a red light where there are no cars (which have their own signal detection loops that bikes don’t trigger). These are called loop detectors and they are coils of wire set into the pavement. When the […]

November 2013 Pinehurst Crime Report

Here is a limited picture of Pinehurst property crime for November 2013. You can see ALL the types of crime at Choose the North neighborhood and choose a date range.

Most of the gray dot is a burglary and a car prowl.

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes – December 2013

This month’s speaker was Steve Johnson from the Liquor Control Board. Steve explained many aspects of the LCB’s role in setting up regulations for the state’s new recreational marijuana market. He described how each plant will be assigned a bar code and tracked from ‘seed to sale’ in a database. A person is allowed to […]

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

From the Seattle Police Department, via North Precinct Advisory Council:

Pinehurst Grocery Bags


We have a few Pinehurst grocery bags left from Pinehurstfest. At $10, one would be a great gift for a neighbor! Proceeds go to Pinehurst Community Council for next year’s Pinehurstfest. Contact

Meadowbrook Luminaria Walk December 7