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3/26/2015
Gang Detectives are investigating a shooting involving three different cars in the Rainer Beach neighborhood Thursday night. Officers were in the 9200 block of Rainier Ave South when they heard gunfire around 7:45 PM. According to witnesses gunfire was exchanged between the occupants of three different vehicles. Officers stopped one of the involved vehicles, which […]
Earth Hour worldwide lights off event
Seattle City Light invites you to join millions around the world in celebrating a commitment to the planet during Earth Hour on March 28 at 8:30 p.m. local time.
Spring Clean starts on April 1
It's almost time for Spring Clean, Seattle's premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1 – May 31.
Business broadband survey
The City of Seattle is looking for broadband input from Seattle businesses. Participate in the online survey until March 31.
Youth Opportunity Summit
Mayor Murray is convening an all-day Youth Opportunity Summit, with a particular focus on improving outcomes for young men of color, on April 11, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, at Rainier Beach High School.
Seattle Parks and Recreation begins Parks District implementation
On Aug. 5, 2014, voters in the City of Seattle approved Proposition 1, which created the Seattle Park District. 2015 is a ramp-up year for behind-the-scenes work which will ensure smart use of full funding in subsequent years, and to increase programming, maintenance and public service.
Have an idea for Earth Day?
The Office of Sustainability & Environment has small climate grants (up to $500) available for groups or individuals who want create opportunities for their community to get involved in climate or broad environmental action.
Free tax assistance at Seattle Public Libraries
Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns at public libraries throughout Seattle, offering drop-in, drop-off document, and by-appointment assistance.
Seattle reLeaf seeks Tree Ambassadors
Tree Ambassadors are volunteers who help nurture Seattle's trees with the goal of caring for and growing the urban forest. There will be volunteer training events in April.
Seattle Board of Park Commissioners to host public hearing on smoking ban
The Board of Park Commissioners will host a special public hearing to take comments on a proposed parks-wide smoking ban, on April 16, 6:30 pm, in the Kenneth R. Bounds Board Room at Seattle Parks and Recreation Headquarters, 100 Dexter Ave. N.