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Geotech drilling near Fremont for tunnel design

Jeanne Muir of Urban Relations, Inc. sent this about upcoming drilling near the Ship Canal–details including map attached 2016-02-03-ShipCanal-Geotechnotice_February_final.  The whole project is described here. …I wanted to let you know of upcoming geotechnical drilling near Fremont. It is the first of about 10 locations along the path of this project between Ballard and Wallingford, […]

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Hi, Neighbor! February 13 is a day to say hello & thanks

“Are you my neighbor?”  Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods writes: Neighbor Appreciation Day began more than 20 years ago as a way to reach out, create new friends, and express thanks to our neighbors who make Seattle such a great place to live. Anyone can participate – from planning an event to inviting your neighbor for […]

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Meet Seattle’s new little tunneling machine

The Fremont Siphon will begin drilling soon, and you can meet the new machine Tuesday, Feb. 16, 11:30-1:30 at 2nd NW and NW Canal Street.  

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FNC Hosts HALA Discussion Monday night

HALA will be the major topic on the agenda at FNC Monday evening, but not the only one–Please join us for the first Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting of the year! Learn about the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) and what it means for Fremont’s future. Monday, January 25, 2015, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.

 AGENDA 7pm    […]

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HALA EXPLAINED, WITH BIG IMPACT POTENTIAL IN EAST FREMONT

The HALA proposal to increase housing density in Seattle could create dramatic change in Fremont, especially that part of Fremont east of Aurora Avenue and west of Stone Way N.  Local meetings to explain the changes: Wednesday,January 20th, 2016–Wallingford Urban Village Zoning Changes: Informational Meeting Wallingford Community Council “Urban Village, Seattle 2035 and HALA Informational […]

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Thanks to Seattle reLeaf for planning an MLK Day cleanup for the E Line stop

Seattle reLeaf plans a cleanup at the E Line bus stop on Aurora and N 46th. Help with this important spruce-up for a heavily used green space.  Here’s the invitation: A great opportunity for our neighbors… from Seattle reLeaf (the City of Seattle’s urban forestry program): Celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy […]

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Do police response times in Fremont seem slow? It depends

If you’re on Nextdoor, you’ve recently seen posts about a rash of package thefts, interspersed with complaints about the slowness, even the lack of, police response. Now, shedding light on that issue, Gene Balk at the Seattle Sunday Times has done some citywide research that shows Fremont, especially west of Aurora, is not wrong to […]

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SHIVA–Seattle provides new tool for seeing natural hazards

Seattle just developed a new tool for seeing aggregated information about natural hazards for all land in the city. What is most vulnerable to landslides, earthquake and soil liquefaction, flooding or tsunami?  The information has previously been available separately, but this new map allows viewers to see it all in one place in easily accessed […]

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Season’s Greetings from FNC

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News tidbits for Fremont’s year-end

Why is City slow to respond to Find It Fix It? On 39th and Linden, neighbors became irritated by dumping that they got creative, and finally their local street couch and love seat, Couchy and Luvey, made the news. KING5 reports that the city’s new app, Find It, Fix It, has increased reporting–a good thing–and […]

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