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Metro Transit on holiday schedules for Thanksgiving
King County Metro Transit will operate on Sunday and reduced weekday schedules over the Thanksgiving holiday and during several holiday periods through January, including a full week of reduced service at the end of December.
When it snows, Seattle can shut down, especially in neighborhoods that are particularly hilly. In Madison Park, residents created a program to help their stranded neighbors in need, called the Snow Brigade.
COMMUNITY CORNER | December 2014
Read the Community Corner to get updates from the Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley and Madrona community councils.
POLICE NOTES | December, 2014
A list of the biggest crimes from the last month in Canterbury, Leschi, Madison Park and Madrona.
Cool City Pets up for adoption on Saturday
Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Nov. 15, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.
‘Ramps to nowhere’ demolition continues
Crews working on the state Route 520 West Approach Bridge North Project will be hard at work throughout the weekend on demolition of the “Ramps to Nowhere” and other construction activities.
Langston Institute to become nonprofit
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) will have two public meetings for community members offer feedback as the
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
(LHPAI) transitions from a city-run program to a nonprofit organization.
Evergreen Washelli to hold 65th Veterans Day service
Veterans, their families and the public will gather for a special band concert and Service of Remembrance at the 65th-annual Veterans Day service in Veterans Memorial Cemetery, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m.
Parks, rec facilities to close for Veterans Day
Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will close Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
Landslides likely with expected heavy rains
With more than an inch of rainfall forecast for Seattle over the next couple of days, the city is expected to cross the official U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) landslide thresholdfor the first time this year.
Sawant to host Budget Town Hall tonight
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant will host a People’s Budget Town Hall tonight (Thursday, Oct. 30).
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, Nov. 2, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Julia’s Place home to many homeless families
When you think of a church’s basement, you probably expect it to be full of old, broken pews or spare Sunday-school supplies. But the basement of Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church (832 32nd Ave.) is full of tents.
McCanns raise $3,160 for Obliteride
Madrona’s Stacy McCann rode Obliteride’s 50-mile route in early August for her 11-year old daughter, Mary, who has brain cancer, and raised $3,160 of the total $2.25 million for cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Team Korey member raises $26,000
Matt Hipps, a Madison Park member of Team Korey, raised $26,000 for Camp Korey, a SeriousFun Camp founded by actor Paul Newman to empower children and families living with serious and life-altering medical conditions.
Dickens receives lifetime achievement award
The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has honored Denny-Blaine resident Ishbel Dickens with a lifetime achievement award for her work on behalf of manufactured-home communities.
Madrona’s Moore speaks to D.C. committee
Rachelle Moore, a first-grade teacher at Madrona K-8 School, participated in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., to highlight the role residency programs play in urban school districts.
COMMUNITY CORNER | November 2014
Updates from the Leschi, Madison Park and Madrona community councils.
POLICE NOTES | November 2014
An updated list of the major crimes in Leschi, Madrona and Washington Park last month.
Librarians to fact-check election info
The Seattle Public Library has once again partnered with CityClub to serve as official fact-checkers for the online 2014 Living Voters Guide(wash.livingvotersguide.org).
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