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Thursday, October 8, 2015 -- 8:53 am Found: A bike helmet, bags - and a dog Maple Leaf Life - DC emails: 'On my way to the bus stop this morning I discovered the bike helmet and bags in the attached photo on Northeast 82nd Street between Brooklyn Avenue Northeast and 14th Avenue Northeast.
'The bags had been discarded in some bushes so I suspect thieves took what they wanted and got away on a stolen [...]Read more...
Monday, October 5, 2015 -- 6:30 pm Maple Leaf, Metro buses and Pronto rental bikes Maple Leaf Life - Two things about transportation:
1) Metro is considering a plan that could dramatically increase mid-day bus service in northeast Seattle. Specifically, from about 8,700 to 28,000 households served by a bus every 15 minutes.
There's a meeting Tuesday night, 6 p.m., at The Mountaineers Club at Magnuson Park, hosted by Rod Dembowski of the King County Council, [...]Read more...
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -- 12:55 pm NB Fifth Avenue backed up through Maple Leaf Maple Leaf Life - This weekend's closure of the Interstate 5 on-ramp at Northeast 80th Street has backed up traffic on northbound Fifth Avenue Northeast from at least Rick's Chevron (at Northeast 85th) north to past Northeast 92nd.
Roosevelt Way Northeast is much better.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -- 8:25 am Lost pet Rika - dog of the north (Seattle) Maple Leaf Life -
Nadia emails: 'I am wondering if you can post this….We lost our Husky last Friday and she has been seen in several neighborhoods ( Wedgwood, Viewridge, Ravenna). We think she might head north.'
We've seen many Rika posters around the neighborhood. Rika lives near 130th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 25th Street, and was last seen at [...]Read more...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -- 9:37 am Vigil tonight at N. Seattle College for bus victims Maple Leaf Life - A vigil to honor the five international students who died in last week's bus accident on the Aurora bridge will be held at 6 p.m. at North Seattle College.
In a post to the community, college president Warren Brown wrote:
To honor the five students we lost and to support the students and staff still recovering from [...]Read more...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 -- 6:32 am Gunshot victim at Roosevelt NE and NE 100th St. Maple Leaf Life - Update: Q13 is reporting the man was shot by police after a chase.
At 6:20 a.m. Seattle Fire tweeted:
Medics transporting an adult male with multiple gun shot wounds to HMC in critical condition. Pt found near Roosevelt & 100th.
The incident, reported as 'assault with a weapon,' drew six fire trucks at 5:36 a.m. A Maple Leaf [...]Read more...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 -- 6:32 am Officer-involved shooting at Roosevelt NE and NE 100th St. Maple Leaf Life -
Update from Seattle Police 8:30 a.m.
Detectives are investigating after officers shot a man following a foot pursuit through the Northgate neighborhood this morning.
Witnesses called 911 at 4:45 am Tuesday to report a car prowl in progress, later stating the male suspect had run from the scene. Officers responding to the call spotted the suspect in [...]Read more...
Sunday, September 27, 2015 -- 5:08 pm Bus route changes coming in the morning Maple Leaf Life - The frequency of trips on several popular Maple Leaf commuter and weekend bus routes changes in the morning.
The biggest change here will be to Route 77, which will no longer go through the downtown transit tunnel.
Other changes affect the 73, 41, 66E, 67 and 68 routes.
For Route 77:
Southbound service to downtown Seattle will operate via [...]Read more...
Sunday, September 27, 2015 -- 3:56 pm Report on condo owners meeting/pedestrian bridge Maple Leaf Life -
Photo by Terry Parkhurst
Terry has provided a photo of last week's meeting of condo owners and renters, and some details.
'There were 45 attendees, including board members representing 7 condominiums; as well as Lt. David Sweeney, SPD – North Precinct; three representatives from Sound Transit; the current president of the Maple Leaf Community Council; and two [...]Read more...
Saturday, September 26, 2015 -- 7:15 am More reports of mail, package theft Maple Leaf Life - A neighbor emails overnight:
I thought I would share a tip about mail theft from tonight (9/25/2015). We installed a mailbox alarm on our mailbox that triggers inside the house whenever the mailbox is opened, in part to notify us when our mail comes and in part to notify us if someone opens our mailbox at [...]Read more...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 -- 8:27 am Maple Leaf Speedway as Chinese president leaves Maple Leaf Life - Update 8:30 a.m: 'Alert from the Seattle Department of Transportation, I-5 Express Lanes (SB) and I-5 northbound from Northgate to SR 526 are closed to traffic, for additional information, go to the Seattle Traveler's map at www.seattle.gov/travelers/'
All surface streets here appear to be raceways this morning.
Interstate 5 is closed as the Chinese president prepares to [...]Read more...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 -- 9:39 am The return of the coyote of Maple Leaf Maple Leaf Life - He's back.
Richard emails: 'Just thought it would be diligent of me to get a learning out to the neighborhood that I spotted a full-grown coyote trotting down NE 98th St just east of 15th Ave last night (9/22). Hope nobody loses a pet.'
Sunday, September 20, 2015 -- 5:32 am NW Maple Leaf condo owners meeting on future Maple Leaf Life - Terry (a regular correspondent) writes with news of a forum this Tuesday for condo owners and renters in the Northgate area.
'The changes going on in the northwest quadrant of Maple Leaf, especially Sound Transit, will overwhelming transform the character of the neighborhood; and is, even now. '
A 'condo summir' is scheduled for Sept. 22nd at [...]Read more...
Friday, September 18, 2015 -- 7:02 pm Lost cat Mo Maple Leaf Life - Chad emails:
Our cat Mo got out of our house near 8th ave NE and NE 103rd St on Thursday night and we have not seen him since. He is a white cat with some black markings. He does not have a collar but is chipped. We would greatly appreciate any information [...]Read more...
Thursday, September 17, 2015 -- 4:58 pm Block-long yard sale in Maple Leaf Saturday Maple Leaf Life - James emails:
The 100th Street from 12th to 15 Avenues is having a 6 family
yard sale with the following items for sale:
'Lamps, Jewelry, Kitchen Items, Books, Records, Clothes, End Tables, Dresser, Silver Goblets, Printer, Quilts, Shoes, Baskets, Vases, Furniture, Storage Bins, File Cabinet, Office Chair.'
The block had a sale in the spring which you put on [...]Read more...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 -- 3:59 pm Strike to end Thursday Maple Leaf Life - The Seattle School District and educators have reached the tentative agreement on a new contract, sending kids back to classes Thursday.
Sunday, September 13, 2015 -- 8:14 pm No school Tuesday; talks continue Maple Leaf Life - Although talks between eductors and the Seattle School District continue, classes have been canceled for Monday.
Sunday, September 13, 2015 -- 8:14 pm No school Monday; talks continue Maple Leaf Life - Although talks between eductors and the Seattle School District continue, classes have been canceled for Monday.