Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Disaster Preparedness Classes

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management has lined up a series of classes about preparing for a disaster emergency.  Many people in Seattle have had their awareness about the need to prepare by an article last year in the New Yorker magazine about the The Big One.  The author of that article wrote a follow…

The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee is Seeking Candidates

We have a new transportation levy that was approved by voters last year.  If you would like to be considered for the committee that will oversee the levy you can apply.  See the announcement below. ========================================== The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee seeks candidates to apply for service on the Committee. Candidates will be selected…

New North Precinct Police Station Project Open House January 23

There will be an open house on January 23 to present  more about the new North Precinct Police Station project, including project status, preliminary designs, proposed schedule, opportunities for public input and more. Open House Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 10 a.m. to noon Bitter Lake Community Center Annex @ Broadview Thomson Elementary 13040 Greenwood Ave. N.,…

Plan for Lane Closures on Aurora Ave. N

The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be closing several lanes of Aurora from the Aurora bridge to near the north end of the new viaduct at different times starting on January 18.  WSDOT has detailed information at this page. Lanes closed and times they will be closed will change over the time period January 18…

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Disaster Preparedness Classes

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management has lined up a series of classes about preparing for a disaster emergency.  Many people in Seattle have had their awareness about the need to prepare by an article last year in the New Yorker magazine about the The Big One.  The author of that article wrote a follow…

The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee is Seeking Candidates

We have a new transportation levy that was approved by voters last year.  If you would like to be considered for the committee that will oversee the levy you can apply.  See the announcement below. ========================================== The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee seeks candidates to apply for service on the Committee. Candidates will be selected…

New North Precinct Police Station Project Open House January 23

There will be an open house on January 23 to present  more about the new North Precinct Police Station project, including project status, preliminary designs, proposed schedule, opportunities for public input and more. Open House Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 10 a.m. to noon Bitter Lake Community Center Annex @ Broadview Thomson Elementary 13040 Greenwood Ave. N.,…

Plan for Lane Closures on Aurora Ave. N

The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be closing several lanes of Aurora from the Aurora bridge to near the north end of the new viaduct at different times starting on January 18.  WSDOT has detailed information at this page. Lanes closed and times they will be closed will change over the time period January 18…

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Disaster Preparedness Classes

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management has lined up a series of classes about preparing for a disaster emergency.  Many people in Seattle have had their awareness about the need to prepare by an article last year in the New Yorker magazine about the The Big One.  The author of that article wrote a follow…

The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee is Seeking Candidates

We have a new transportation levy that was approved by voters last year.  If you would like to be considered for the committee that will oversee the levy you can apply.  See the announcement below. ========================================== The Move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee seeks candidates to apply for service on the Committee. Candidates will be selected…

New North Precinct Police Station Project Open House January 23

There will be an open house on January 23 to present  more about the new North Precinct Police Station project, including project status, preliminary designs, proposed schedule, opportunities for public input and more. Open House Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 10 a.m. to noon Bitter Lake Community Center Annex @ Broadview Thomson Elementary 13040 Greenwood Ave. N.,…

Plan for Lane Closures on Aurora Ave. N

The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be closing several lanes of Aurora from the Aurora bridge to near the north end of the new viaduct at different times starting on January 18.  WSDOT has detailed information at this page. Lanes closed and times they will be closed will change over the time period January 18…

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…