SDOT installed Seattle’s first green bike box in 2010 at E Pike and 12th Ave. The bike box is used at intersections to prevent bicycle/car collisions. It is a painted green rectangle on the road with a white bicycle symbol inside. In some locations it includes a green bicycle lane approaching the box.
The box [...]
Sorry for the short notice but our representative, Gerry Pollet let me know about a meeting this Wednesday that I think many Pinehurst residents might be interested in attending. Apparently, Magnuson Park contains a large amount of radioactive contamination from the Navy. Work is going to be done to clean it up but probably not [...]
February 9th is Seattle’s 19th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day. It’s a day to reach out and express thanks to those who live or work near us. One way to do that is to send an ecard. You can do that here, and include kids’ artwork from prior years, including the image on this post.
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 [...]
This month’s art in the pocket park is by Eleanor. She drew it at last summer’s Pinehurstfest. Come see it in the kiosk in the park at NE 117th St and 19th Ave NE. Thanks, Eleanor, it looks really good!
If you would like to submit your child’s artwork for the Pocket Park, please email [...]
Want more local news? There’s a new Victory Heights blog: http://victoryheightsblog.wordpress.com/. Follow it on twitter, too: http://twitter.com/victoryheights2
There is also one here (not new): http://toweringfirs.wordpress.com/.
The North District Council also bought a domain name and blog site for Victory Heights but hasn’t started them up.
All the interest in local news-sharing is wonderful! For now, [...]
Home for the Holidays
Gingerbread House Decorating Party to Benefit North Helpline
Sunday, December 4th, 2011 12736 33rd Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98125
First Session at 2:00 PM Second Session at 4:00 PM
Every family will have a station complete with: Their own gingerbread house, white royal icing, and a selection of candy.
Enjoy coffee, [...]
Neighbors can join to save energy, save money, and reduce their carbon footprint North Seattle residents have the opportunity to participate in SustainableWorks, a Puget Sound based non-profit, that is offering reduced costs energy audits and retrofits. SustainableWorks is partnering with Seattle City Light, WSU Energy Management, and Puget Sound Energy to bring this energy [...]
This November, Sound Transit will host open houses for each of the future North Link light rail stations. Join us to learn new information about the stations and to share your thoughts and ideas.
All open houses run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with a presentation starting at 6:30 p.m.
Northgate Station Open House:Wednesday, [...]
Scott White, our district’s state senator, was found dead in his hotel room Friday:
Sorry for the brief post but this is from my phone. I just wanted to get the news out quickly.