How has economy affected food banks?

Our news partners The Seattle Times had a story today about how the economy has been affecting local food banks. Now, a graduate student at the University of Washington contacted us about her own research project on the topic. Paula Rhyne, a master’s of public administration candidate at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public […]

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School of Rock coming to Crown Hill

In January, the Seattle branch of the national School of Rock told our sister site PhinneyWood.com that they were hoping to move from Lake City to Greenwood, and were scouring the neighborhood for appropriate sites. Today, General Manager Kristoffer Kierulff tells PhinneyWood they are moving to Crown Hill (1120 NW 85th St.), the former home […]

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City wants to know how safe you feel

The City of Seattle has released an online survey to determine residents’ public safety concerns in their neighborhoods, as well as on public transportation. The survey was created by a team of graduate students at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. With this survey, the City hopes to have a […]

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Bartell Drugs launches Teddy Bear Patrol

Emergency responders and hospitals often give out free teddy bears to children involved in an emergency or frightening situation. Through the month of March, all Bartell Drugs stores, including the Ballard store at 5605 22nd Ave NW., are collecting new or gently used bears and money for the Annual Warm 106.9 FM Teddy Bear Patrol […]

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Seattle Police North Precinct contact information

The Seattle Police Department’s North Precinct asked us to pass along the following contact information. SPD’s North Precinct is located at 10049 College Way N.; 206-684-0850. The North Precinct’s Community Police Team’s main number is 206-684-4599. Sgt. Dianne Newsom can be reached at 206-684-0794 or dianne.newsom@seattle.gov. North Precinct’s detective, Sgt. Jeff Durden, is at 206-386-9113 […]

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Create your own backyard habitat

Woodland Park Zoo is once again offering classes on how to turn your backyard into a wildlife habitat. Experts from Seattle Audubon, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Native Plant Society and Woodland Park Zoo will explain how to attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your backyard, select and care for native plants, […]

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