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The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association

The Roosie Newsletter

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The RNA publishes approximately 2,000 copies of The Roosie newsletter each month, with the exception of June, July, and December. Occasionally, special editions are published on those dates.

Roosevelt residents who volunteer to be “blockheads” deliver the newsletter to businesses and homes in the neighborhood. Copies are often available at Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, and others. We do not distribute by US mail but you may subscribe to electronic edition below.

Local advertisers help pay some of the cost of the publication. Membership and tax-deductible donations help cover the rest.

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Roosie Electronic Archive

2012AprilRNA Elections May 2012; Time for Spring Clean; Plans for Roosevelt Station; Bull Moose Festival Update; Tales from the Produce Aisle
2012MarchStandard Radio Building Facade to be Removed; Cloud 9 Mural Depicts History, Reflects Community; Get ready for another great Historic Seattle Program Year!; Solarize Seattle: Northeast campaign launched January 17th!; RNA’s Night Out Dine at The Bengal Tiger; Next Steps in Neighborhood Planning; NEST The Virtual Village for Seniors Launches in Northeast Seattle; BULL MOOSE FESITVAL Saturday, July 28, 2012 11:00 AM to whenever; Get Ready for Spring Veggies Seattle Tilth’s March Edible Plant Sale, March 17th  9 a.m. to 3 p.m
2012FebruaryFinal Outcome of Roosevelt Rezone; The first Roosevelt Neighborhood; Dear Neighbors; NE 66th Street Greenway/Green Street Concept Plan Is Being Studied; CLOUD 9 CONSIGNMENT CLOSES AFTER 53 YEARS IN ROOSEVELT; Bull Moose Plans for Rampage in July; We Need a Few Good Persons
2012JanuaryCommittee on the Built Environment Okays Upzones and Green Streets; Trash Reduction Can Bring $50,000 to Roosevelt; Neighborhood Businesses Talk about Cli- mate in Roosevelt; Judgment Against Sisleys Upheld By Court Of Appeals; Sensible Density, Meet Sensible Parking; The Roosie Has New Editors; Rising Sun to Occupy New Building in March; Energy Audits Save Money; Now Is the Time to Get Involved
2011NovemberNeighborhood Voices: What do we want?; Umpqua Bank Comes to Roosevelt – win $10,000; Keith Gilbert back in Seattle; Sound Transit Reaches Out to Neighborhood, Art Fans for Artist Selection Process; Open Spaces, Part II; New Apartment Development Begins on 63rd; What is Integrative Medicine?
2011OctoberIs this your last Roosie?; Rezone Meeting Draws Large Crowd; Business Owners Discuss Solutions to Break-ins and Vandalism; Not Another Article About Zoning … Honest!
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Send an email to the Roosie Editor to:

  • Learn more about the newsletter
  • Volunteer to be a Blockhead
  • Suggest or write an article (see guidelines below)
  • Advertise in the newsletter (see guidelines below)

Article Submissions

Articles submitted to the newsletter are subject to standard editing. They should be of specific interest to the Roosevelt Neighborhood and be between 300-400 words. All submissions are published based on available space. Articles that follow the above guidelines but are too long for the newsletter may be published on the website. The deadline is the 15th of the proceeding month.

Advertising Submissions

  • Deadline: 15th of the month prior to publication.
  • Delivery: The Roosie will be delivered by the 4th Tuesday of the publication month.
  • Monthly rates:
    RNA Member: $40 per 1/8 page; $80 per 1/4 page; $160 per 1/2 page; $320 per full page
    Non-RNA Member: $50 per 1/8 page; $100 per 1/4 page; $200 per 1/2 page; $400 per full page
  • Ad Sizes: 1/8 (4.00″ x 2.50″); 1/4 (4.00″ x 5.25″); 1/2 (8.00″ x 5.25″); full page (8.00″ x 10.5″)
  • Specifications: electronic only, 300 dpi JPEG or PDF, black and white only.