Author Archives: Dale Johnson

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…

Phinney – Greenwood Art Walk May 9-10

The PhinneyWood Art Walk has been going on for 19 years.  The PhinneyWood Art Walk is organized by the Greenwood Arts Council, an all-volunteer organization, in collaboration with the Phinney Neighborhood Association. Galleries and shops throughout Seattle’s Phinney and Greenwood neighborhoods will be showcasing all manner of visual arts. The art walk times are Friday, May…

April 30 is America’s first National Day of Action for Preparedness

Recently President Obama announced April 30 as America’s first National Day of Action – a time to for people to become better prepared for the hazards around them. An activity everyone can join in is American’s PrepareAthon.  America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group…

Community Budget Workshops around Seattle

City Councilmembers will host  four “Community Budget Workshops” in Delridge, the Central District, University  District and Columbia City over the month of May. Councilmembers will  engage with the public to ask their spending priorities for the 2015-2016 City  budget. Members of the public can make suggestions about the specific  departments listed for each workshop, as…

Public Hearing on Seattle’s Police Accountability System

City Council and the Office of Professional Accountability Review Board (OPARB) will jointly host a public hearing on the effectiveness of the City’s police accountability system on Tuesday, Apr. 22, at 6:00 p.m. in Seattle City Hall Council Chambers. Sign-up sheets for public comment will be available at 5:30 p.m. As directed by Ordinance 122809, adopted…

Holman Road NW Paving Project Begins Monday April 14

One of Seattle’s busiest arterials is set to get a facelift starting Monday, April 14. The Seattle Department of Transportation will repave 1.3 miles of Holman Road Northwest from Greenwood Avenue North to Northwest 87th Street. In addition to the paving work, crews will make several pedestrian safety improvements including the construction of a pedestrian…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Free Shredding and Recycling Event this Saturday April 12, 11-2

The Windermere Real Estate offices at Greenwood & N125th St.  and at 311 N 85th Street are holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event this Saturday April 12.  Below are the particulars, including what recycling items are and are not accepted.  Lunch too! Saturday, April 12th, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will have two…