City Council Candidates Forum at Magnuson – Monday, October 17th

UPDATE: If you can’t make the NEDC’s City Council Candidates Forum at Magnuson Park on October 17th, the Maple Leaf Community Council is holding a candidates forum on Wednesday, October 19th, from 7-9PM at Olympic View Elementary School (5th Ave NE and NE 95th Street). The Northeast District Council, which is aptly named as it is comprised of community councils throughout the NE District, will be hosting a City Council Candidates Forum at Magnuson Park on Monday, October 17th from 7PM – 9PM.  This will be an excellent chance for you to get to meet the candidates before the November Read More …

Meet Brian Turnbull, A WCC Trustee Candidate

On May 11th, the WCC will host a public meeting with special guest, State Senator Scott White.  We’ll also be holding an election for new or returning trustees.  This is a bio for one of three candidates, Brian Turnbull.  You can read about the other trustee candidates, Katie Traverse and Patti Wilma. Brian Turnbull, his wife, and their two boys have called Wedgwood home for the last four years. Brian is a missional pastor of a house church movement in Northeast Seattle and owns a landscape company called Green House Landscaping. Brian enjoys people and the outdoors, which are two Read More …

Meet Patti Wilma, A WCC Trustee Candidate

On May 11th, the WCC will host a public meeting with special guest, State Senator Scott White.  We’ll also be holding an election for new or returning trustees.  This is a bio for one of three candidates, Patti Wilma.  You can also read about the other trustee candidates, Katie Traverse and Brian Turnbull. Patti Wilma has lived in Wedgwood since 2007, having moved from her Queen Anne Hill home of 18 years. Upon the launch of their two grown sons, Patti and her husband, Mike Bergstom, chose Wedgwood because of its unique combination of natural and urban setting and the Read More …

Meet Katie Traverse, Candidate for WCC Trustee

On May 11th, the WCC will host a public meeting with special guest, State Senator Scott White.  We’ll also be holding an election for new or returning trustees.  This is a bio for one of three candidates, Katie Traverse.  You can also read about the other trustee candidates, Patti Wilma and Brian Turnbull. Katie Traverse lives near Wedgwood Elementary School with her husband Keith and their three young children. She has served as an appointed trustee since December of 2009 and is the editor of the Wedgwood Echo. Next year she will serve as president of the Wedgwood Elementary PTA. Read More …

Senator Scott White to Speak at Wedgwood’s May 11th Meeting

Mark your calendars for 7PM on May 11th, when the WCC hosts a special public meeting at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church.  What’s so special about this particular meeting?  Well, three four important things: 1.  We will bid adieu and thank you to our President, Kurt Westman, who has served 6 years with the WCC, along with other extraordinary trustees. 2.  We will be holding our annual elections for new and returning trustees, including Patti Wilma, Katie Traverse, and Brian Turnbull.  In the coming weeks, we’ll have features on each of these trustee candidates, so stay tuned! 3.  Last but certainly not Read More …