Judge orders Seattle district not to remove trees

Aug. 14, 2008
District wants to clear way for high school expansion, but neighbors object

A judge has ordered the Seattle school district not to cut down a grove of trees near Ingraham High School. The district had planned to begin removing the trees. Chief Civil Judge John Erlick has barred the district from felling the trees until Aug. 27 at the earliest and gives neighbors a chance to seek a permanent restraining order against removing the trees. District officials want to cut 63 trees to make way for an expansion of Ingraham High School.

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