Archive for February, 2016

What should the zoo do with their new Tropical Asia exhibit?

The Woodland Park Zoo is asking the community’s advice in planning its next major exhibit—redevelopment of a 3.4-acre area of its Tropical Asia zone that formerly housed elephants, along with other animals.  They’ve posted information and a survey here.

King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles to address FNC

King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles will speak, and the Woodland Park Zoo and the Siphon Project will make presentations at the upcoming Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting Monday, February 22, 2016, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. in downtown Fremont. AGENDA 7pm    Introductions 7:10    Announcements/Upcoming Events Week of 2/29: Fremont Ship Canal Water Quality project. HALA […]

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, […]

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 […]

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.