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Archive for April, 2015

"Wild Fremont" Photo by Linda J. Clifton

One-hundred-two photos of Fremont history

P-I gives us 101 photos of Fremont History–some X-rated. Plus one of Fremont chickens by a Fremont resident.

Alignment with UW Sound Transit station may affect Fremont transit in 2016

Changes proposed for Metro may affect Fremont transit service. At the FNC Annual Meeting Monday night, FNC President Stephanie Pure talked about the “proposed route changes in Fremont.” She said: In short, Metro is looking to align its service with the UW Sound Transit station coming online in March 2016.  (That UW station means getting […]

All ages invited to help with Spring Clean of N. Northlake Way May 16 Noon- 4pm

Northlake Way needs some neighborly love. Spring Clean in Wallingford & Fremont along N. Northlake Way with the Friends of North Lake Union (FONLU) Saturday, May 16th, 12-4pm Come remove trash, weeds, and debris while walking along N. Northlake Way in Wallingford and Fremont. Meet at Waterway 22 (at the intersection of Stone Way N. […]

Solstice 2014

Time to get ready for the Solstice Parade! Apply for funding by May 4th

Preparation to join in this year’s Fremont Solstice Parade starts now! In memory and celebration of ” Dave McKay…a celebration artist who brought his master costume-design skills, thoughtful intention, and deep attention to detail and craftsmanship to all his art, especially in his work with the Fremont Solstice Parade and Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration…”, […]

PACE graduation 2014--Ralph Weathers of Fremont at far left in dark suit.  Thanks, Ralph!

City’s PACE program trains community leaders–apply by May 29

Learn how to be more involved as Fremont changes.  The city’s PACE program comes recommended by Fremont’s participant last year, Ralph Weathers. More, including online application, here. The 2015-16 PACE Application deadline is May 29, 2015 at 5 p.m. People’s Academy for Community Engagement This civic leadership development program is dedicated to teaching hands-on engagement […]

April 17 Deadline for CALL FOR ARTISTS from Fremont Arts Council

Just in–Fremont Arts Council is looking for 2015 poster and T-shirt designs. Here’s their call for artists: The Fremont Solstice Parade is seeking design proposals for both the 2015 Fremont Solstice Parade Poster and T-shirt.  We are seeking great images for both projects; each having different format size and application. Please consider one image that […]

FNC Annual Meeting April 27 features Scott Kubly, Seattle’s new SDOT Director

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting Monday, April 27, 2015, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. Scott Kubly, our special guest is Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation.  Scott is former deputy commissioner of the City of Chicago Department of Transportation and former associate director of the District of Columbia Department of […]

New Tool links to development projects throughout Seattle

If you want a quick way to see what is being developed where, with fast links to full documentation, check out Seattle in Progress https://www.seattleinprogress.com/  The Seattle Times’ Danny Westneat described the site and its inventor: Land-use signs for new development are becoming the city’s official flower. A software engineer has quantified them for the […]

What is “public space” and how should it be used?

Is public space your parking strip? A street end at the water’s edge? A parking space turned into a parklet? A commercial building’s plaza? All of the above? And how should it be used? The Seattle Department of Transportation wants your input on Public Space. They ask: Could you please take a few minutes to […]

Work proceeding on Fremont Siphon Replacement Project

King County sends the following update on the Fremont Siphon Replacement Project. Work on the Fremont site will not disrupt service. Scroll down for details on construction schedules. Truck traffic near site will increase. King County’s contractor for the Fremont Siphon Replacement Project continues work to prepare the project sites. Crews finished demolition of the […]