News Blog for Seattle's Wedgwood and View Ridge Neighborhoods

 

Entries from February 2013

Robber armed with knife in custody after new attack

February 26th, 2013 by Support Staff

Police arrested an armed robber this afternoon after he attacked a woman on Roosevelt Way Northeast at Northeast 71st Street.

Update: From a Seattle Police news release:

Police arrested a man armed with a knife in Roosevelt Tuesday afternoon after he stole a woman

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February 24th, 2013 by Support Staff

The year-old senior

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Third armed robbery at knife-point reported nearby

February 23rd, 2013 by Support Staff

A purse-snatcher armed with a silver knife attacked a woman walking on Roosevelt Way Northeast on Friday afternoon, police report. It was the third such incident reported nearby so far this month.

We reported earlier on the previous two attacks.

About Friday

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Two assaults reported nearby, both involving a knife

February 21st, 2013 by Support Staff

Police are searching for an armed

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Wedgwood history includes lumber mill, airport, more

February 19th, 2013 by Support Staff

“Did you know that Northeast Seattle was once the home of a ghost town, a lumber mill, a college (not the University of Washington!), an airport, a railroad, a mosquito fleet, a saint, a dairy farm and the city’s first p-patch?”

That’s what The Seattle Library has to say about an exhibit currently showing at its Northeast branch. Through the end of the month you can view historic photos, maps and articles about the development of Wedgwood, View Ridge, Laurelhurst, Meadowbrook and Ravenna.

The exhibit is on loan from Valarie Bunn, who runs the blog Wedgwood in Seattle History.

For more information on this exhibit, call the Northeast Branch at 206-684-7539.

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Where are all the homes for sale? (sponsored story)

February 19th, 2013 by Support Staff

(This is a sponsored story written by John Madrid, Managing Broker with John L. Scott Real Estate).

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Wedgwood Key Bank robbed this morning

February 7th, 2013 by Support Staff

Police say the Key Bank in Wedgwood was robbed about a half-hour ago.

Here’s their report:

A lone male robbed the Key Bank in the 7300 Block of 35th Avenue NE on Thursday morning, around 10:45 am.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, approximately 5

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