Seattle Channel story on AlertSeattle

When there’s an emergency, it’s always comforting to know help is just a phone call away with 911. But what if dispatchers contacted you instead to warn you about a natural disaster or other emergency? The City of Seattle is doing just that with a program called ‘AlertSeattle’. Brian Callanan has the story on how […] Read more »

AlertSeattle emergency notification system to go live August 1

The City is launching a new alert and warning notification system called AlertSeattle on August 1. Once the AlertSeattle system is live, you will be able to register your contact information to receive official city alerts via text message, email and voice message. In addition to emergency alerts, you can choose to receive community notifications […] Read more »

As giant parade winds down: patience, patience, patience

SEATTLE —  As one of the largest — and most exuberant — parades in Seattle history winds down, Seattle, public safety officials are urging people to continue exercising patience as they head back home. “Seahawks fans have been their usual well-behaved, patient and loud selves, braving freezing temperatures and treating the team and each other […] Read more »

Contract approved, schools starting on time

The Seattle Education Association has approved a contract, and school will be starting on time as scheduled for Wednesday, September 4. Seattle Parks community centers will revert to normal operations with regular programming, including before- and after-school care. Read more »

City to provide free drop-in activities at community centers for some public school students in event of school strike

20 community centers to serve students on free and reduced lunch from Kindergarten to 8th Grade The City of Seattle today announced it will open and staff drop-in activities at 20 designated community centers for Seattle Public Schools students on free and reduced lunch from Kindergarten to 8th Grade if a strike delays the opening […] Read more »