Official: WCC’s Annual Trick-or-Treat Canceled

We have officially made the decision to cancel our annual trick-or-treat event along 35th Ave NE. Ultimately, we decided that we could not guarentee the safety of the kids, parents, volunteers, or employees at the businesses who generously partner with us each year. This was probably expected by most, but nevertheless was a difficult decision since these community events (including our summer picnic) represent what we love to do most – bring community together. We hope that your Halloween is as spooky and fun as ever, despite this weird and pandemic-filled year.

Oct 3rd SPU Recycling Event at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church

Seattle Public Utilities will be hosting a recycling event at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church on October 3rd, from 9AM to 1PM. More details can be found here. Accepted items: Styrofoam Household batteries (no damaged batteries) Florescent tubes and bulbs (no broken bulbs, limit: 4 ft.) Small electronics Small appliances (non-freon) Clothing & linens (any condition, must be clean and dry) Furniture & household goods (in good condition) Paper for shredding (limit: 4 boxes of paper) Items not accepted: Commercial loads Broken furniture or household goods Garbage Yard waste Household recycling (items that go in your cart/dumpster) Hazardous waste Automotive waste Construction Read More …

Routes 71 and 76 Suspended – Transit Changes Coming to Wedgwood Starting September 19th

In response to COVID-19 and associated budget constraints and reduced ridership, Metro has announced a variety of service changes that take effect on September 19th. Among the changes are the suspensions of Routes 71 and 76. The rationales provided for both the 71 and 76 are as follows: Route 76 (and 71) service is suspended as part of the temporary reduced service network due to the COVID pandemic and its associated loss of ridership and revenue. With no certainty over COVID-19 and the planned openings of new Sound Transit Link stations at the University District, Roosevelt, and Northgate in 2021, Read More …

Announcement: Changes to the WCC Board

Following 3 years of incredible service as Board President, John Finelli has stepped down as current president and will continue serving as a trustee, chairing the Events Committee, and serving as an alternate WCC representative to the NE District Council. With this change, the WCC board has appointed Per Johnson to a vacant board member position and subsequently appointed Per to serve as Interim Board President. Per is a past-president having previously been involved in the WCC between 2009 and 2015. This change is an excellent reminder that the WCC is an all-volunteer board and welcomes new engagement and interest Read More …

New left-turn signals at NE 75th St

A 35th Ave NE Project update from SDOT … New left-turn signals at NE 75th StWe’ve heard from many of you throughout this project with requests for protected left-turn signals at NE 75th St. During our ongoing evaluation of operations on the corridor, we’ve determined that these protected left-turn arrows met our current guidelines. Earlier this week, new signals were installed on the existing poles and wires. We plan to upgrade the signal poles at a later date, likely next year. What’s nextAs you know, we lowered the speed limit along 35th Ave NE from 30 mph to 25 mph Read More …

NPAC Meeting Wednesday

The North Precinct Advisory Council is a community organization devoted to promoting partnership between residents, schools, businesses, and the Seattle Police Department to effectively address public safety issues. The SPD North Precinct Advisory Council will meet at 7:00 pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Cascadia Elementary School’s library, 1700 N 90th St. NPAC meetings are open to the public and people concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend. Questions and informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the agenda for about 15 minutes. For more information see the NPAC web site here: http://seattlenpac.blogspot.com/

Park Meeting Tonight

The 2nd meeting with Seattle Parks Department and contracted design firm Studio 41 is tonight Apr 3rd 2019 at the Thornton Creek Elementary School, Cafeteria. 7 – 8:30 pm. The address is 7712 40th Ave NE Seattle 98115. They will be showing designs based off of feedback gathered from the first meeting and will be taking input on park design options.