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Fremont, Seattle, Washington in Fremont, Seattle.]] Fremont is a neighborhood in Wallingford.
Green Lake (Seattle) Green Lake is a freshwater Bitter and Haller Lakes.
Roosevelt, Seattle, Washington The Roosevelt district is a neighborhood in north-central 1927.
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 Encyclopedia: Seattle, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is located in the U.S. state of Washington between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, nearly 108 miles (174 km) south of the United States–Canadian border in King County, of which it is the county seat.
Seattle's climate is mild, with the temperature moderated by the sea and protected from winds and storms by the mountains.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 36% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
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 ipedia.com: Seattle, Washington Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Seattle is the largest city in the U.S state of Washington, and in the Pacific Northwest, with a total estimated population of 569,101 as of 2003.
Seattle is also known as the home of grunge music, has a reputation for heavy coffee consumption, and was the site of the 1999 meeting of the World Trade Organization shut down by anti-globalist demonstrators.
Seattle's streets are laid out in a cardinal-direction grid pattern, except in the central business district, where the grid from Yesler Way north to Stewart Street is oriented 32 degrees west of north, and from Stewart Stewart north to Denny Way, 49 degrees west of north.
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 Lake Washington Water Quality Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lake Washington is the largest of the three major lakes in King County, and the second largest natural lake in the State of Washington.
Lake Washington is perhaps the best example in the world of successful lake restoration by the diversion of sewage, and has been extensively studied and researched.
Both lakes experienced diversion of wastewater in the 1960's, with effluent diversion, nearly three-fourths of the phosphorus income was diverted from Lake Washington (Metro 1983).
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 Green Lake - are you too proud? - Washington Fly Fishing
The washington lakes report says Green Lake is open to fishing year-around, and is typically stocked several times between mid-March and mid-June with a seasonal total of approximately 13,000 catchable-size rainbow trout.
Relative to a non-urban lake, there may not be a lot of natural food, but I can tell you I've seen swarms of bugs on Green Lake many times and lots of rises going after something in the water.
I believe Green Lake also receives water (though a pipe) from Licton Springs which is up at about 90th and the only one of several springs which used to feed the lake that still has any flow to speak of.
www.washingtonflyfishing.com /board/showthread.php?t=11060   (2144 words)

 Friends of Green Lake
See the September 8, 2005 story in The Seattle Times, and plan to attend the September 20 community update on Green Lake water quality sponsored by the Friends of Green Lake.
Green Lake is green because it hosts an abundance of living plants and animals.
Friends of Green Lake is committed to measure simple indicators of algae growth at least twice per month, year round.
www.friendsofgreenlake.org   (406 words)

 Phinney Ridge, Seattle, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phinney Ridge, also known simply as Phinney, is a neighborhood in north central Seattle, Washington, USA.
It is named after the ridge which runs north and south, separating Ballard from Wallingford, from approximately N. 45th to N. 85th Street.
Green Lake and the eastern side of Phinney Ridge
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phinney_Ridge,_Seattle,_Washington   (167 words)

 Beautiful Seattle
Seattle is located at the most northern latitude of any major city in the USA outside of Alaska.
Seattle is a medley of picturesque views of lush green hills surrounded by snowcapped mountains and sparking blue waters.
Seattle's moderate climate combined with a contrasting geography of water and mountains, encourage a wealth of year round outdoor activities.
www.beautifulseattle.com   (412 words)

 Lake Union Points of Interest--Eastlake Neighborhood (Seattle, Washington, USA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the geographic and population center of Seattle, the lake supports every conceivable use Industry, residences near and on the water, a major fish run, birds and other animals, the dumping of storm water and sewer overflow, boating, aviation, tourism, recreation--and more.
Native Americans referred to the lake as Tenas Chuck ("little water"); one of their camps existed at the south end of the Lake until at least 1875.
Just offshore is one of Lake Union's last large pieces of open shoreline, much of it in State Waterway 8; additional submerged parcels owned by Seattle City Light on either side of the waterway are in jeopardy of being sold.
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 HistoryLink Essay: Seattle Neighborhoods: Green Lake -- Thumbnail History
The Green Lake neighborhood is contained within four of the one square mile sections surveyed by Phillips, with the Lake occupying a centerfold significance.
Green Lake was to become one of the pearls.
Seattle’s recent population growth has placed an increasing burden on Green Lake Park, now the busiest in the state at more than one million visitors a year.
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 Rescue of "Lake Stinko"
The lake water appeared cloudier than George Anderson had remembered from the days when he was a graduate student studying the lake.
Scientific investigation of Lake Washington had been attracting public attention in those days, especially with the release in 1955 of a Washington Pollution Control Commission bulletin, the first substantial report of the buildup of pollutants in the lake.
In retrospect, Edmondson observes that his research on lake ecology was the foundation on which later lake clean-up efforts were built: "My work on Lake Washington was designed as basic research aimed at increasing our understanding of the control of productivity and community structure in lakes, just because we want to know about those things.
www.washington.edu /research/pathbreakers/1955c.html   (1191 words)

 Green Lake, Washington - Green Lake Area Neighborhood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lake itself was once a glacial lake on its way to becoming meadowland before Seattle settlers bought it.
At the center of this neighborhood is Green Lake itself.
Green Lake continues to thrive today, largely as a single-family neighborhood in character, populated predominantly by bungalows with some Tudors and multi-unit apartments.
www.northseattle.com /neighborhoods/greenlake.php   (226 words)

 Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club: About
The Seattle Canoe and Kayak Youth Sprint Team is co-ed, multi-age (grades 6-college), and practices on Green Lake after school and on weekends.
The Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club is affiliated with the US Canoe and Kayak Team (USACK), and the City of Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation.
Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club Sprint Team is also very fortunate in that several of the paddlers who grew up in the program remain here as adults, and are joined by other adult team members as well.
www.scn.org /rec/sckc/about.htm   (307 words)

 Washington Rowing Clubs
The Pocock Center is located in Seattle, Washington at the North-West end of Lake Union at the western end of the Mountlake Cut.
Green Lake Crew operates both junior and masters programs from its boathouse on Green Lake in Seattle, Washington in conjuction with the Seattle Parks Dept.
The Lake Washington Rowing Club has two boathouses, the original floating boathouse located at the end of Garfield Street on S.E. Lake Union in Seattle, and the new one located in the Freemont area of Seattle.
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 Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Seattle is built on a series of hills and is noted for its fine scenery.
In the west central part of the city is the Seattle Center, site of the Space Needle (185 m/607 ft high), which has a revolving restaurant and observation deck providing panoramic views of the area.
Seattle is an important Pacific Coast seaport and a center of commerce and manufacturing.
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 HistoryLink.org: The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
HistoryLink posted its original online Honor Roll of Washington citizens killed in uniform from World War I through the Persian Gulf War on November 11, 1998, as part of its database "soft launch." The original roster was taken from that prepared for the Garden of Remembrance at Seattle's Benaroya Hall.
On November 13, 1951, Seattle launched a year-long centennial celebration beginning with the publication of Skid Road by local historian Murray Morgan and ending with the dedication of the new Museum of History and Industry.
Seattle would not witness a supersonic airliner until the Concorde paid its first visit to Seattle on November 15, 1984.
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 Washington Park Arboretum ~ Center for Urban Horticulture ~ UW
The Washington Park Arboretum is a spectacular urban green space on the shores of Lake Washington just east of downtown Seattle and south of the University of Washington.
The University of Washington, in association with the Center for Urban Horticulture, manages the Arboretum and its plant collections.
The City of Seattle's Department of Parks and Recreation holds title to the land and cooperates in its management.
depts.washington.edu /wpa   (113 words)

 GoCityKids | Green Lake Park
Come to Green Lake on a sunny spring afternoon and you'll see a solid ring of humanity circling the lake by foot, bicycle, stroller, skates and whatever else can be devised.
The lake also has beach access here (lifeguards on duty in the summer), but swimming in Green Lake is not recommended.
The Green Lake Small Craft Center offers sailing, rowing, canoeing, and kayaking classes for youths and adults, but does not rent boats.
www.gocitykids.com /browse/attraction.jsp?id=28055   (815 words)

 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Green Lake Park
Green Lake is one of Seattle’s most beloved parks.
The newly reconstructed 2.8-mile path around the lake provides a perfect recreational spot for runners, bikers, skaters and walkers and the adjacent 3.2 mile trail is ideal for joggers.
Dredgings of Green Lake have produced volcanic ash from an eruption of Glacier Peak that occurred about 6,700 years ago.
www.cityofseattle.net /parks/parkspaces/greenlak.htm   (226 words)

 Stimson-Green House--Seattle, Washington: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
In 1914, Stimson decided to live in The Highlands, an exclusive, new development he was sponsoring near Lake Washington, so he sold the house to Joshua Green.
Green had moved to the Pacific Northwest about the same time as Stimson, founding a steamship company that made him similarly wealthy.
His influence extended so widely that in 1968 Seattle named Green its "man of the century." He lived in the house until his death at 105, having rarely altered the building and preserving many of its early furnishings.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/seattle/s15.htm   (377 words)

 Green Lake Neighborhood Seattle King County Washington Counselor 98103 98115 Therapist Social Worker Psychotherapist
She pays attention to what what you are experiencing in each moment (thinking, feeling, speaking, movement, dreams and fantasies) as the grounds for greater awareness, understanding, clarity, and problem resolution.
West of Green Lake at 65th and Phinney, near the Phinney Neighborhood Center.
For Seattle consumers of mental health and addiction services: advice, assessment, counseling, information, resource, service or treatment in the Green Lake area of Seattle, King County, Washington State 98103 98115.
www.counselingseattle.com /seattle-wa/green-lake.htm   (976 words)

 Green Lake real estate - Green Lake Seattle real estate - Re/Max
The residents of the Green Lake neighborhood in northern Seattle have one of the most popular Seattle area attractions right in their own neighborhood.
Green Lake is a fresh-water lake and park with a 2.8 mile path used by approximately 40,000 people a week.
If you're looking for a Green Lake area real estate agent, we have the experience and the expertise to help you in the Green Lake neighborhood of the Seattle real estate market.
stanfordrealty.com /neighborhoods/green_lake.htm   (117 words)

 Seattle Attractions Travel Guide
This 74-acre complex is now home to the Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pacific Science Center and the Key Arena, and it also offers exhibits, IMAX movies, laser shows, community events, classes and camps.
Located on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, the Garden is a resource for herbalists, medics, and botanists.
The Early Music Guild of Seattle was founded in 1977 as a non-profit corporation to foster appreciation for the music of earlier historical periods.
www.gonorthwest.com /Washington/seattle/seaattract.htm   (1851 words)

 Is something lurking in Lake Washington?
MEDINA -- Is it a croc or a crock?
Chandler recalled the caimans finally captured sunning themselves at Seattle's Green Lake some years ago, and the caiman captured at the north end of Lake Washington a few years later.
In both cases, he said, it was summer, and in the Green Lake case the water temperature had been pushing past 70 degrees -- still cold by tropical standards.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/213970_lakemonster01.html?source=rss   (760 words)

 Seattle Weekly - news: Trouble in Green Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Monday, Aug. 5, the Parks Department closed Green Lake to swimming, windsurfing, and other get-wet sports after routine testing found microcystin, a potent liver and nerve toxin produced by a cyanobacteria, at 1.3 times the maximum level the World Health Organization (WHO) allows in drinking water.
In 1991, the Parks Department laced the lake with aluminum sulfate to bind the phosphorus and keep the muck in place.
But if we must cede the lake to toxic green globs, consider this a small payment on an ancient debt: It was cyanobacteria that first filled the earth's atmosphere with oxygen, making other life possible.
www.seattleweekly.com /features/0233/news-scigliano.shtml   (804 words)

 Green Lake & Phinney Ridge (Seattle, WA) News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the surprise failure of a gas tax rollback, Washington voters reversed a recent trend of anti-tax votes, signaling they're willing to reach deeper into their pockets to pay, at least for roads.
Seattle Times Eastside bureau Three days after the Nov. 8 general election, several Eastside city council races still were undecided.
Seattle police are asking for help identifying three men involved in the robbery of a Ballard supermarket and maiming of an employee.
www.topix.net /city/seattle-wa-green-lake-phinney-ridge   (648 words)

 Seattle Weekly: Diversions: Best of Seattle 2004: Readers’ Picks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The University of Washington’s libraries are ranked 14th among North American research facilities, and The Princeton Review recently selected the school as one of its Best in the West.
Green Lake is your classic singles scene: Babes in biker shorts Rollerblade around the lake, while men with puppies long for the day when Fido’s chick magnetism hooks a winner.
Seattle’s anti-child snarks come out in full force on this one, sharing their unbridled disdain for procreation with witty yet troubling responses (e.g., “fry them in a wok”).
www.seattleweekly.com /features/0431/040804_bestof_turf_readers.php   (1052 words)

 Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Green Lake
The Green Lake neighborhood is a destination spot for people within Seattle who come to run, bike skate or walk in Green Lake park.
The park also serves as a natural preserve for hundreds of species of trees and plants, as well as numerous birds and waterfowl.
- Survival in Washington as a migrant laborer
seattlepi.nwsource.com /webtowns/town.asp?WTID=25   (220 words)

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