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Tree Activists Protest New City Proposals

The City of Seattle’s new proposals for tree regulations and a 5 year update of the Urban Forest Management Plan have come under protest by tree activists. Michael Oxman of Save Seattle Trees notes that, “key components will be left … Continue reading

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SPU Announces Knickerbocker Project Q&A

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) announced in a letter sent to residents that they will be holding an informal Question & Answer session on the Knickerbocker Floodplain Project on Tuesday, July 17th from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at the project site … Continue reading

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East/West Routes From Victory Heights

I love Seattle but driving cross town (that is, east to west) can be frustrating due to the lack of through arterials and various geographic barriers. Trying to get from Victory Heights over to Greenwood for example is a challenge … Continue reading

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New Gas Line For 23rd Ave NE

Wednesday, contractors for Puget Sound Energy installed a new underground gas line to provide service to 10208 23rd Avenue NE. Three small trenches were cut along 23rd Avenue to tap into the existing gas main running along NE 102nd Street … Continue reading

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Northgate Way @ 5th Ave NE Closing This Weekend

Pinehurst Seattle reports that the intersection of NE Northgate Way and 5th Ave NE will be closed mornings this Saturday and Sunday to move utilities in preparation for construction work. Read the full article.

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Thornton Creek Knickerbocker Site Construction Begins May 2013

The long-proposed and studied plan to increase floodplain storage and habitat quality to the Thornton Creek greenbelt at the “Knickerbocker” site (NE 100th Street, at the base of 20th Ave NE) looks to finally begin construction in May 2013. Seattle … Continue reading

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