Friday, November 21, 2014 10:13 AM
Residents and businesses around the Smith Cove area received notice last week from the Department of Natural Resources and Parks’ Wastewater Treatment Division about work to build a 12-foot-deep slab as the base of the new combined sewer overflow tank.
  • Residents and businesses around the Smith Cove area received notice last week from the Department of Natural Resources and Parks’ Wastewater Treatment Division about work to build a 12-foot-deep slab as the base of the new combined sewer overflow tank. 
  • Beginning this Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m., 15th Avenue West will close to all traffic between West Dravus and Emerson streets to complete work on the West Emerson Overpass Repair Project. All lanes will reopen by Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7 a.m.  
  • Land use permit applications and decisions for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is restricting southbound Dexter Avenue North to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets between 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, and 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. This closure will accommodate the removal of barriers within the roadway.   
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is restricting westbound Mercer Street to one lane between Sixth and Fifth avenues North this evening, Tuesday, Nov. 18, due to a leaking water main in the roadway.  
  • Parents outraged by proposed sobriety school next to John Hay Elementary
    Queen Anne parents are outraged by Seattle Public Schools’ (SPS) recently revealed decision to put an Interagency Recovery Program school in the former Queen Anne High School gym (215 Galer St.), across the street from John Hay Elementary School. 
  • What Prop. 1’s passage means for bus commute
    In the Nov. 4 elections, Seattle’s Proposition 1 passed with 62 percent of the vote. The proposition, which will create a $60 car-tab fee and a 0.1-percent sales-tax increase, will fund King County Metro service within Seattle. 
  • Get updates from the Queen Anne Helpline and Queen Anne Chamber in this month's Community Corner.  
  • Read the Police Blotter for a list of crimes that happened in Queen Anne and Magnolia last week.  
  • Seattle Public Utilities crews will perform an emergency repair to remove debris and clear a blocked sewer line, starting Tuesday, Nov. 18, until 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21.  
  • Nature Conservancy honors John Rose
    Queen Anne resident John Rose was recently recognized by The Nature Conservancy with the Oak Leaf Award for his volunteer leadership on behalf of the Conservancy’s mission to protect the lands and waters. 
  • Did you know that most landslides occur between the months of October and April? And that 86 percent of landslides are caused to some extent by human activity?  
  • Last week, Queen Anne residents noticed some late-night and early morning construction noise that was putting them on edge. The noise came from scaffolding that was put up at the Gilbert Apartment building (1529 Queen Anne Ave. N.) for painting work.  
  • The Seattle Public Library, Public Health – Seattle and King County and a number of community-based agencies are collaborating to offer free Affordable Care Act program enrollment assistance at local library branches. 
  • 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. 
  • Land use permit applications and decisions for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation has rescheduled the full closure of Taylor Avenue North at Mercer Street to Thursday, Nov. 13. It was originally announced for Wednesday, Nov. 12. 
  • Magnolia’s monorail monarch
    In Magnolia and in Seattle, the name Elizabeth Campbell has become synonymous with the proposed monorail project and the variety of reactions that elicits. 
  • Aegis to start construction on QA
    Aegis Living of Queen Anne at Rodgers Park (2900 Third Ave. W.) will start construction of its new assisted-living home this week. 
  • Coldwell Banker broker Stephanie Kastner collected 87 coats, as well as hats, gloves and scarves, during her October coat drive to benefit the Queen Anne Helpline’s clothing bank and FamilyWorks’ clothing bank in Wallingford. 
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