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It’s Official! Huge New Park Coming To Bothell

BOTHELL, December 12, 2017 – The Bothell City Council voted tonight to complete its acquisition of the former Wayne Golf Course just south of downtown Bothell. With this action, the Council agreed to add thirty-six acres from the course’s old Back Nine to the fifty acres of the former Front ...
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Forterra meets fundraising goal of $275K by October 30 to save the Lake Serene Trail from imminent logging and ensure permanent public access for over 45,000 annual users

SEATTLE, WA — Forterra met its fundraising goal of $275,000 by October 30 to save the beloved Lake Serene Trail off U.S. Highway 2, near Index. A section of the lower part of the trail is privately owned and was scheduled to be logged this fall. Forterra will now purchase ...
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Forterra launches campaign to save the Lake Serene Trail from imminent logging and preserve public access for over 45,000 annual users — must raise $275,000 by Oct. 30th

SEATTLE, WA — Forterra has launched a campaign to raise $275,000 by October 30 to save the beloved Lake Serene Trail off U.S. Highway 2 near Index. A section of the lower part of the trail is privately owned and is scheduled to be logged this fall. The landowner, Weyerhaeuser, ...
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Port offers environmental grants to airport communities | Organizations encouraged to submit applications for ecology projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | June 20, 2017 SEATTLE — The Port of Seattle today launched a new $1 million program to fund environmental projects in communities around Sea-Tac Airport. The Airport Community Ecology (ACE) Fund offers grants to organizations to improve the natural environment through projects and programs, especially planting ...
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Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz celebrates installation of new classrooms built from innovative Cross Laminated Timber in Seattle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 30, 2017 Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz celebrates installation of new classrooms built from innovative Cross Laminated Timber The classrooms are part of a statewide pilot project to address classroom sizes while also pioneering the use of an innovative timber product, Cross Laminated Timber ...
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Africatown, Forterra & Lake Union Partners Reach Historic Partnership for Redevelopment of 23rd & Union Block in the Central District

Seattle, Wash., - May 23, 2017 - Africatown Community Land Trust (Africatown), Forterra and local developer Lake Union Partners (LUP) today announced a historic partnership for inclusive redevelopment of the southeast corner 23rd and East Union (Midtown) block in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. Lake Union Partners, which closed on purchase ...
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