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  • Sawant proposes expanding tiny house villages citywide
    A push by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant to significantly expand the number of tiny house villages in the city through a series of land-use code amendments could be taken up by the full council this fall.
  • Sawant leads in first-night primary count
    Seattle City Council District 3 incumbent Kshama Sawant took nearly 34 percent of primary votes in the first night of counting on Tuesday, trailed by chamber-backed challenger Egan Orion.
  • SPR launches survey ahead of Madrona Park beach play area enhancements
    Seattle Parks and Recreation has launched a survey ahead of two public meetings to discuss new design features to improve access and amenities at the Madrona Park beach play area.
  • Group advocating restoration of Arboretum Creek
    The Friends of Arboretum Creek group is seeking support for a grant request to fund preliminary designs for revitalizing Arboretum Creek, strengthening natural areas around Lake Washington and easing demand on the local sewer system.
  • SDOT, Metro checking Madison BRT's 90-percent design
    SDOT has confidence it will be able to start its long-awaited Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit project next spring, and is now checking its 90-percent design with the community.
  • WSDOT plans new SR 520 to I-5 Express HOV connector
    WSDOT plans to begin constructing a reversible HOV-only connection from State Route 520 to Mercer Street via Interstate 5 express lanes next year, providing an easier commute between South Lake Union and the Eastside.
  • Police investigating two deaths at Parkshore
    Seattle Police are investigating the deaths of a couple found inside their apartment at Parkshore senior living community in Madison Park on Wednesday, July 10, as a murder/suicide.
  • Committee considers every-other-week garbage collection
    Before Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold took another look at a biweekly garbage collection pilot from 2012, Mayor Jenny Durkan sent her a letter stating she does not support making such a move now.
  • Egan Orion has Amazon's support
    The Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy is endorsing Seattle City Council District 3 candidate Egan Orion, as are more than a dozen high-profile Amazon officials and lobbyists. The goal is to remove incumbent Kshama Sawant and make the city council more friendly to businesses.
  • District 3 candidates tackle Central Area issues
    Seattle City Council District 3 candidates spent two hours sharing their positions on some of the most pressing issues for Central Area residents on Thursday, June 13, with the occasional dig at the incumbent and an absent school board member.
  • Residents unsure about temporary eastbound SR-520 on-ramp
    Not all residents on Lake Washington Boulevard or in Madison Park think a temporary on-ramp to eastbound State Route 520 will help ease traffic through the Washington Park Arboretum after the existing arboretum on-ramp closes this fall.
  • USPS announces new East Union Post Office location
    The East Union Post Office can keep its name after redevelopment forced its closure at 23rd and Union back in January. USPS has decided to relocate across the street in the old Electric Lady Bicycles space, 2207 E. Union St.
  • WSDOT will not preserve Montlake Market during 520 Bridge replacement
    WSDOT is hosting a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to explain its decision not to preserve the Montlake Market during the next phase of its SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program.
  • Neighborhood delivers opinions about post office relocation
    Central Area residents were unhappy with the options proposed by the U.S. Postal Service on May 2 for a new retail location following the closure of the East Union Post Office. But most agreed they did not want to wait three years to see it return to its old corner at 23rd and Union, which leaves only two viable options at this time.
  • Seattle attorney, nonprofit founder running for county council
    King County Council District 2 candidate Girmay Zahilay is focusing on making systemic changes that provide improved access to housing, transportation, government and education, as well as criminal justice reform and environmental justice.
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