SPL to kick off 2017 “Summer of Learning” next month

The Seattle Public Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning for youth and families kicks off on Thursday, June 15. The 98th annual program, which continues through Tuesday, September 5, is designed to keep students reading and learning while school is out. This year’s program features the theme “Blast Off to Space!” and encourages reading and activities around […]

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Mayor launches “Summer of Opportunity and Safety” to support local youth

Mayor Ed Murray launched the Summer of Opportunity and Safety, a City-led effort to expand summer programming for youth through grant-funded programs, Seattle Parks Department activities and youth jobs. These programs aim to help connect youth to opportunities across the city, focusing attention on positive activity that itself is a strong violence prevention measure. A […]

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Seattle City Light to upgrade electronic equipment on Ballard Ave

For the remainder of the month, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services along Ballard Avenue NW. The crews will be upgrading electronic equipment to utility poles throughout the public right-of-way on this street. This project is an expansion of existing communications networks and the equipment modifications will increase public safety and enhanced-911 […]

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