City seeks green ‘tree stewards’

Preserving Seattle’s tree canopy is a goal of the city’s (Mayor Mike McGinn spoke about it here) that can sometimes be controversial. The city is actively looking for tree ambassadors. According to Jana of the city’s Office of Sustainability: Seattle’s urban forest needs your help! Seattle has a goal to reach 30% canopy cover by […]

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Sen. Kohl-Welles introduces medical marijuana reform legislation

On Tuesday 36th District Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, along with Rep. Jim Moeller of Vancouver and bi-partisan support, introduced new legislation to clarify and provide a strong legal framework for Washington’s existing medical marijuana laws. The bill, according to Kohl-Welles, reflects the tenth iteration since she first released it last February, incorporating input from patients, providers, […]

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Reminder: Youth & Families Initiative tonight

Mayor Mike McGinn first announced the formation of the Youth & Families Initiative–with the goal to “identify challenges youth and families face and to collectively mobilize towards solutions so that all children in Seattle can succeed”–during his inaugural address. After postponing the public meeting last month, the Mayor will join El Centro de la Raza […]

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Reminder: Town Hall meeting tonight

Just a reminder that the 36th District legislators Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson and Rep. Reuven Carlyle are hosting a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, Monday, April 19, at the Q Café, located at 3223 15th Ave West in Interbay. At the meeting Kohl-Welles, Dickerson and Carlyle will be discussing the […]

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