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Crash on southbound I-5 at NE Ravenna Blvd

There was a serious collision on southbound I-5 at NE Ravenna Blvd this morning. We will update this storify as new information comes in. View the story “Crash on SB I-5 at Ravenna” on Storify

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Freeway Estates Community Orchard’s first annual Cider Fest a success

Several neighbors gathered at the Freeway Estates Community Orchard’s first annual Cider Fest on Saturday afternoon (October 29, 2011). The Freeway Estates Community Orchard is a strip of public land on the west side of I-5, on 6th Ave NE between NE 60th St and NE 63rd St. A group of volunteers has been transforming the space into an orchard and garden for the community since last winter. Saturday’s event featured free cider and family activities. A design board was set up so that the community could submit ideas and suggestions for the future of the space. Many thanks to…

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Man killed after driving off 85th St overpass on Sunday morning

KIRO 7 is reporting that a man was killed early Sunday morning (October 16, 2011) when the car he was driving flew off I-5′s 85th St exit overpass and landed on its top in the highway’s southbound lanes. Police at the scene told KIRO 7 that Eric Rouleau, 40, lost control of his vehicle, smashed through a guardrail and landed upside down on the highway. According to KIRO 7′s report, it isn’t clear whether drugs or alcohol factored in the crash.

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First Annual Cider Fest at the Freeway Estates Community Orchard

The First Annual Cider Fest at Freeway Estates Community Orchard is planned for Saturday, October 29, 2011, 2:00 p.m. – ­ 5:00 p.m. The event will feature free cider and activities for all ages, including apple carving. There will also be on opportunity to supply orchard design ideas using paper and crayons that will be available at the site. The Freeway Estates Community Orchard is a strip of public land located on the west side of I-5, on 6th Ave NE between NE 60th St and NE 63rd St. A group of neighbors has been transforming the space into an orchard and garden…

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Inside the fallout shelter under I-5

Green Lake has four fallout shelters, left over from Cold War days. The biggest of the four was built in 1962, under I-5: Trudy Weckworth reported on the shelter’s construction in the September 13, 1962 edition of North Central Outlook: 200-person fallout shelter to be ready by November 1 A large reinforced concrete fallout shelter is being completed under the Freeway, between NE 68th and NE 69th, at Weedin Place NE.  Built at a cost of $67,300, the 60-foot circular structure has been planned to provide shelter for 200 persons for two weeks.  It will provide kitchen and sleeping facilities, self-contained emergency…

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