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Strategies For Dealing With Homeless Encampments

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard from the city’s point man on homelessness, George Scarola, about the recent situation in the Kingfisher green belt of Thornton Creek. Read the entire minutes of the September … Continue reading

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September Events Calendar

UPDATED! Here are events of interest to Victory Heights this month: Tuesday, September 11th: Disaster Skills Basic Aid: The first of city-sponsored classes for dealing with emergencies. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Ave S. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Communications HUB Drill September 15th

The Victory Heights Emergency Communications HUB will have another drill to “test drive” operations on Saturday, September 15th from 10 AM to 1 PM in Victory Heights Park. Everyone is welcome (volunteers needed!) to learn how the community supports itself … Continue reading

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School Is Open: Bus Etiquette for Cars

School buses will soon roll out across Seattle. Here’s a review of what to do when their red lights flash. RULE 1 – When you’re behind the bus Always stop, regardless of the number of lanes. Never try to pass … Continue reading

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Thornton Creek Homeless Situation

The Victory Heights Community Council has been made aware of a homeless encampment in Thornton Creek in the green belt near 17th Avenue NE.  After talking with stakeholders, they released this statement on how to deal with it going forward: … Continue reading

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