Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Free Classes on How to Keep Waterways Safe From Your Car’s Oil Leaks

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) says you can help keep water safe and clean by preventing pollution at its source.  And it is offering free classes on how to do so. Free Auto Leaks Class Help keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at…

5th Annual Celebrate North Seattle this Sunday June 22

The fifth annual Celebrate North Seattle event will be held at Oaktree Village, 10000 Aurora Ave. N,  this Sunday June 22. There will be some new food trucks: Streetzeria and Quack Dogs, and the bringing back the sweet tooth favorite Street Donuts . North Seattle’s very own Buckets of Rain will be kicking off the musical tunes followed…

Summer Night at Swanson’s Nursery Benefits Boys and Girls Club

Swanson’s Nursery on 15 Ave. NW is holding a series of evening events with a community theme.  The first will be on Thursday June 19 from 6-8 PM.  There will be kids activities and food trucks.  More information is available here.    

New North Precinct Early Design Ideas Floated to Design Commission

A new facility for the Seattle Police Department North Precinct is slated to be built on the southeast corner of Aurora Ave. N and N 130th St.  It will take several years for the whole project to be finished, but it is moving along. As part of the process to acquire property for the new North Precinct…

Crosscut Article on Responding to a Disaster

The online magazine Crosscut has an article about the development by neighborhood volunteers of ways to communicate in the event of a disaster that closes down all electronic communication.  The full article is located here. Broadview is one of the neighborhoods participating in this effort.  The Broadview volunteers have information about preparedness and communication hubs at their…

Bitter Lake P-Patch is Thriving

Last year the Bitter Lake P-Patch on the north side of the Bitter Lake Reservoir opened for gardening after many years of effort.  Recently one of the gardeners composed a report of the first year.  You can read the report at this link BLPP 2013 SPU Report Thanks for all the work and the resulting…

Dunn Gardens NW Estate Garden Tour

Dunn Gardens in Broadview is sponsoring a tour of estate gardens in the Highlands.  The proceeds will benefit the Dunn Gardens.  If you sign up by May 31 there is a reduced rate. Here are details.  NW Seattle Estate Garden Tour  Sunday, June 22, 2014     1:00 – 4:30 PM Early Bird Special Pricing ends…

Night Out Registration is Now Open

This year will be Seattle’s 30th annual Night Out event.  Each year on the first Tuesday in August neighbors get together outdoors to socialize. “Night Out” is a national Crime Prevention event. It is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in  anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities. It is a great chance to  learn…

Visit the Broadview Emergency Communication Hub Practice Drill May 17

This Saturday several neighborhoods in Seattle will participate in a practice drill of their emergency communication hubs.  This will be the third practice drill Broadview volunteers have participated in. The City of Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management coordinates with community volunteers who set up Emergency Communication Hubs (HUB) that can be activated during a major emergency to share information…

Make Broadview Community Connections at the May 20 Broadview Community Council Meeting

MAKING BROADVIEW COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS  Tuesday, May 20th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, doors open at 6:30 Luther Memorial Church, 13047 Greenwood Ave. N Refreshments provided  Summer is fast approaching. To celebrate the opportunity to meet your neighbors and enjoy your community that comes with warmer days and longer hours, the Broadview Community Council is hosting a…