Category Archives: Community

Work Parties in Kingfisher Natural Area (Thornton Creek)

Lynnette Spear (creator of the first blog about Victory Heights) writes: I am one of the forest stewards (through Green Seattle Partnership) for KNA on Thornton Creek. It’s been a while since we’ve had regular work parties in the park … Continue reading

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Support The Ryther Swim Suit Drive

The Victory Heights Community Council has partnered with Ryther Children’s Center twice now to provide gingerbread houses for the kids to decorate.  In discussion with the staff, we discovered the challenge they face finding activities in summer, when school is … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Meets Its History

At the June meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, Vicki Stiles from the Shoreline Historical Museum gave a presentation about the history of Victory Heights. Read the complete minutes of the June meeting. Her slideshow included 19th Century survey … Continue reading

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Yard Sale And Other June Events

Here are events in and around Victory Heights this month: Sunday, June 9th: The Thornton Creek Alliance presents: Influence of the Confluence. Time to celebrate our watershed!  There will be info booths with fun activities for the whole family, including … Continue reading

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Emergency HUB Drill June 1st

At this month’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we previewed how our Emergency Communications HUB drill will be performed on Saturday, June 1st during a city-wide drill. Read the complete minutes of the May community council meeting. Beginning … Continue reading

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Victory Heights May Events Calendar

Here are events in and around Victory Heights this month: Saturday, May 18th: Stop The Bleed. Free course that teaches non-medical individuals basic Bleeding Control principles so they are able to provide immediate, frontline aid until first responders are able … Continue reading

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Use Those Democracy Vouchers You Now Have

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard from Annie Tran, from the city’s Ethics & Elections Commission, about the Democracy Voucher program. Read the complete minutes of the March meeting. First used in the 2017 … Continue reading

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Victory Heights March Events Calendar

Here are events in and around Victory Heights for March. Saturday, March 9th: Community Reuse & Recycling Event. Drop off items at this free event for Northeast Seattle residents! ACCEPTED ITEMS: Styrofoam & Packing Peanuts (Clean & dry), Household Batteries … Continue reading

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Snow Melted, Garbage Service Resumes, How Did You Do?

How well did you survive the “snowpocalypse” this month? Did you have enough food? Drinking water? Batteries for flashlights when the electricity went out? This was a good “dress rehearsal” for your emergency preparedness in case of a serious event … Continue reading

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