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Entries from March 2012

Meadowbrook Pond beavers died of natural causes

March 12th, 2012 by hillaryu

Necropsy results of two beavers found dead at Meadowbrook Pond have been released, and signs point to natural causes. Chris Anderson, wildlife biologist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, provided this update:

Our state wildlife veterinarian performed necropsies on the two beaver WDFW and SPU obtained from Meadowbrook Pond. We suspect natural causes of death for these beaver. No evidence of disease.

One, a juvenile female, died due to a likely predator event and fallout from that. Leg was severely injured in a manner indicative of a large predator

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Mayor McGinn Town Hall meeting in the neighborhood Saturday

March 9th, 2012 by Support Staff

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn periodically holds Town Hall Q&A sessions in the neighborhoods,

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An arrest in north Seattle burglaries of occupied homes?

March 7th, 2012 by Support Staff

About a dozen times in recent days burglars have entered occupied homes in the north end, usually overnight while people were sleeping.

Now our news partners at The Seattle times say a source tells the paper an arrest was made in Shoreline this afternoon that could be connected with the burglaries here. Officers have created a task force to tackle the

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Check out Solarize NE Seattle's first solar home

March 5th, 2012 by hillaryu

Solarize Northeast Seattle just started its campaign to help area homeowners add more-affordable solar panels at the start of this year, and already its got a home ready for installation of new solar panels.

On Wednesday, March 7, from noon to 1 p.m., you’re invited to learn more about the campaign and about solar panels at the celebration of the installment of a 21-panel, 3.99-kilowatt system in nearby Pinehurst. From a new release about the installation, which is the first in this current campaign:

Solar installers from NW Wind & Solar will use a bucket truck to transfer material from ground-level to the roof, while representatives from Northwest SEED, Sustainable NE Seattle, A&R Solar, and NW Wind & Solar will be on hand to explain how the system works and provide a tour.

To date, more than 215 Northeast Seattle residents have registered to participate in Solarize Seattle: Northeast, a community effort designed to drive solar installations through a group purchase program. The campaign

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Police warn of a rash of burglars entering occupied homes while residents are asleep

March 4th, 2012 by Support Staff

Update March 5: Police report the most recent in this series of north end burglaries:

On March 5th, at approximately 6:20 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a burglary that occurred overnight in the 7700 Block of 29th Avenue NE.

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Friends of Seattle Public Library book sale starts Friday through the weekend

March 1st, 2012 by Support Staff

Update Saturday March 3: “We

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