Lower Kinnear Park’s off-leash area was recommended for approval by the Parks Board on Thursday, Sept. 25. Photo by Sarah Radmer
Lower Kinnear Park’s off-leash area was recommended for approval by the Parks Board on Thursday, Sept. 25. Photo by Sarah Radmer
<
1
2
>
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:20 PM
The Parks Board recommended last week that the Lower Kinnear Park Off-Leash Area (OLA) become a permanent site. In October, the board will review Magnolia Manor Park for its recommendation. 
  • Parks Board reviews local off-leash areas
    The Parks Board recommended last week that the Lower Kinnear Park Off-Leash Area (OLA) become a permanent site. In October, the board will review Magnolia Manor Park for its recommendation.  
  • Another string of burglaries in this week's Police Blotter. Read it to find out more about the crimes in Queen Anne and Magnolia last week.  
  • QA’s Snider named to Team USA roster 
    Queen Anne resident Drew Snider is among the 24 lacrosse players named to the U.S. National Team for its match-up with Notre Dame at the third-annual NCAA Seatown Lacrosse Classic this October in Washington state. 
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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. 
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is restricting southbound Dexter Avenue North to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets from the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 30, to the morning of Friday, Oct. 3. The closure will be 24 hours a day to accommodate underground sewer work.  
  • Lane closures are required today (Tuesday, Sept. 30) to provide access for maintenance work on the Magnolia Bridge and the 15th Avenue West Interchange. 
  • Single lane restrictions on Mercer Street between Fifth and Ninth avenues North will be in effect weeknights, from Friday, Sept. 26, to Oct. 3 for utility work. The eastbound right lane of Mercer Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.  
  • Land use application updates for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is closing the right lane of eastbound Mercer Street between Fifth and Ninth avenues North on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for utility work. 
  • Seattle Pacific University (SPU, 3307 Third Ave. W.) has filed a land-use application to allow a homeless encampment on the campus for six months, starting in January. 
  • 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. 
  • QA neighbors speak out against Toll Bros. development
    The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) held a public meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the proposed Toll Bros. development at the former Seattle Children’s Home site (901 W. McGraw St.) in Queen Anne. 
  • Future Queen Anne raises money to continue fight
    At Thursday night’s meeting, the group Future Queen Anne announced that it is fundraising to continue its fight against the Seattle Children’s Home development (901 W. McGraw St.) as it has been designed. 
  • 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. 
  • The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development has posted King County’s application for a permit revision to expand hours for biosolids trucks leaving West Point Treatment Plant.  
  • A woman was beat and tied up during a home-invasion robbery in Uptown. The details on that crime and more in this week's Police Blotter. 

     
  • The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on projects recommended for funding in Seattle.  
  • 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.  
About Us | Homepage
Content Copyright 2014 Queen Anne & Magnolia News
Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved