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Seattle Animal Shelter open house on Saturday
Join the “pawty” at the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Oct. 4, as the shelter participates in Pawsitive Alliance’s third-annual statewide Shelter Open House event.
Next foster-cat orientation on Sunday
If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered next on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Candidates sought for Park District oversight committee
The city is seeking candidates to fill seven positions on the Seattle Park District’s newly created Community Oversight Committee. Seattle voters approved the Seattle Park District in August 2014, creating a long-term source of funding for the Seattle parks system.
Creating a platform for patient empowerment
Madison Park resident Kathleen O’Connor shouldn’t be alive — that’s how she feels anyways, after a stroke put her in the intensive-care unit and a subsequent five-month stint in rehabilitation.
Residents speak out against Dorffel traffic study
It seems the study of Dorffel Drive East’s traffic is causing quite a stir in Denny-Blaine and the surrounding neighborhoods. One upset resident is Denny-Blaine’s David Jacobson who lives on 35th Avenue East and East John Street.
Madison Park family named Outstanding Philanthropists
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter has named a Madison Park family among the outstanding philanthropists it will honor at its National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Nov. 5.
COMMUNITY CORNER | October 2014
Updates from the Leschi, Madison Park and Madrona community councils.
POLICE NOTES | October 2014
A list of the biggest crimes in Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley, Madrona and Washington Park from last month.
Seattle libraries to close for in-service days
Each branch of The Seattle Public Library will close for one day in late September or early October for in-service days so staff members can review the library’s strategic plan, service priorities and goals for serving patrons.
Metro bus cuts in effect Saturday
The first round of Metro Transit bus cuts go into effect on Saturday, Sept. 27, with 28 routes deleted and 13 routes revised to match available the agency’s revenues.
Comments taken on recommended city projects
The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on projects recommended for funding in Seattle.
Cool City Pets up for adoption on Saturday
Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Sept. 20, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.
SR 520 bridge to close this weekend
Beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, all state Route 520 lanes across Lake Washington will shut down in both directions between Interstate 405 and Montlake Boulevard for striping of the new lanes and other work. They will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15.
Seattle Animal Shelter expands hours
Seattle Animal Shelter has expanded its hours to provide more opportunity to adopt animals, redeem lost pets, bring in strays, surrender animals and participate in other shelter activities.
Motorcyclist injured after collision in Madrona
A 30-year-old motorcyclist was extricated from underneath a car that struck him on Monday, Sept. 8, around 12:50 p.m. in Madrona.
Normal waste collection on Labor Day
Seattle garbage, food and yard-waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection.
Traffic study to reveal Dorffel Drive’s local use
Dorffel Drive, in the middle of the Denny-Blaine neighborhood, has seen more and more cut-through traffic over time. SDOT has finally agreed to a traffic study with hopes of permanent change.
COMMUNITY CORNER | September 2014
Your monthly update from the Madison Park, Madison Valley and Leschi community councils.
POLICE NOTES | September 2014
The biggest crimes from Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley and Madrona last month.
E. Precinct Picnic on Saturday
Picnic in the East Precinct takes place every year to provide the business and residential communities to enjoy a day of celebration with the local police. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cal Anderson Park.
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