Pinehurst School Traffic Safety Proposal

This week there were two design review meetings to present proposals for improving traffic safety near the new to-be-built Pinehurst School. You can see the slide show and other materials from the meeting here.

The plan calls for adding some sidewalks (over $1 million), and changes to Pinehurst Way lanes. Below is a synopsis.

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SPD Changing Patrol Boundaries

From the SPD Blotter blog: “Beginning January 28th, the department will increase the number of patrols squads and sergeants at each of SPD’s five precincts, improving each precinct’s officer-to-supervisor ratio. This will enable supervisors to work more closely with officers, providing guidance in investigations, reviewing use of force, and ensuring quality of public service.”


Pinehurst School Traffic Meeting Today

The next Pinehurst School Traffic Safety Project meeting will be TODAY, when design alternatives will be presented:

Wednesday, January 28 from 4:00-5:30 PM

The meeting will be held at the Pinehurst Shelter House, 12029 14th Ave NE

There is quite a bit more info on the history of the project so far as well as […]

North Seattle Baseball – Youth League

North Seattle Baseball passed along an open house for this weekend. Their league has practices and games at the Pinehurst Playfield in the neighborhood.

Spring is on its way, and so is baseball season! Come learn about the north end’s premier youth baseball league, North Seattle Baseball, at our winter Open House, happening this weekend […]

ORCA LIFT Reduced Fare Starts March 1

King County Metro and Public Health have teamed up to promote ORCA LIFT, a reduced-fare transit card for low-income adults. Beginning immediately, those who qualify can obtain a special ORCA card to pay a bus fare of $1.50.

To qualify for ORCA LIFT, an adult must have an income below 200 percent of the federal […]

Pinehurst Picks

Anyone else see any cute mailboxes in the neighborhood?

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

Free Crime Prevention Presentations

Our SPD North Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator, Elizabeth Scott (, is still a good resource, but currently she is booked for evening presentations/meetings through June, so here is another resource if you want to convene a meeting of concerned neighbors about crime and crime prevention.

The Seattle Neighborhood Group offers free presentations on a number […]

Street Improvements Coming Soon

Some sidewalks are coming around 24th Avenue NE and Lake City Way. And there will soon be more safety features at NE 110th St and Lake City Way for Nathan Hale students crossing the street. More work is planned along the corridor at 14th/15th Avenues NE, 20th NE, NE 125th Street, NE 130th Street, NE […]

Jan 24 Hubbard Homestead Park Event

Pinehurst Picks

Not many days like this in January. You can see blue sky right through this tree’s trunk. This Pick is from Annie. Anyone know where this is?

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