GUEST POST: We Need a Better Solution for Thornton Creek Playing Fields

The following is a guest post from the Wedgwood Open Space Neighborhood Coalition. The Seattle School District’s latest idea for the Thornton Creek playing fields reminds me of Joni Mitchell singing “you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.”  For many of our Wedgwood neighbors this will be the case if the plan goes forward to build a new 650-student school and “put up a parking lot” on the playing fields for staff cars and school buses.  The School District says it will mothball the present Thornton Creek School building and may demolish it in 2021.  Given present projections Read More …

Seattle Public School District Releases the Final BEX IV Levy Environmental Impact Statement

SPS releases their Final EIS for the BEX IV Levy which includes all of the comments received by the District and their responses. Read More …