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Despite Rain, Emergency Communications Drill A Success

Despite steady rain all morning, on Saturday the Victory Heights Community Council successfully hosted a drill for our emergency communications HUB in Victory Heights Park. Part of a city-wide drill, “No Power, No Bars,” to simulate an area-wide prolonged power … Continue reading

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Idriss Mosque Battles Religious Extremist

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council (read the complete minutes here), we heard from Hisham Farajallah about an unfortunately problem they’ve been having at the local Idriss Mosque on Northgate Way. A religious extremist has taken … Continue reading

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Support Our GoFundMe For Victory Heights Emergency HUB

Support our GoFundMe campaign to raise money to help the Victory Heights emergency communications HUB.  On April 28th we will be holding a disaster drill in Victory Heights Park to simulate an extended power outage in our area.  Our new … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events This Spring & Summer in Victory Heights

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Center (see full minutes of the meeting) the following events were announced: Saturday, April 28th: Emergency Communication HUB Drill. We will setting up and testing our new HUB and participating in … Continue reading

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Handy Links For Emergency Preparedness

Here are useful links for emergency preparedness: Seattle Hazard Explorer King County Hazard Explorer Texting apps when you don’t have wi-fi or data: https://www.geckoandfly.com/22562/chat-without-internet-connection-mesh-network/ Emergency Alerts and Notifications Seattle:            http://alert.seattle.gov King County:    http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/emergency-management/alert-king-county.aspx Navigation apps when you don’t … Continue reading

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Learn Disaster Preparedness 101 on March 18th

Disaster Preparedness 101 DON’T TUNE OUT! I know the subject feels daunting but I can almost guarantee you will feel better after this class. Knowledge is Power! On Sunday, March 18 from 2 – 3pm at the Victory Heights preschool … Continue reading

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Northgate Pedestrian Bridge Drop-In Sessions This Month

The Seattle Department of Transportation has announced three “drop-in sessions” this month to show off the latest design of the proposed Northgate pedestrian bridge over I-5 that will hook up with the Link Light Rail station there.  Working with their … Continue reading

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Interested In A Victory Heights Yard Sale?

Let’s have a yard sale in Victory Heights! We would like to plan a neighborhood-wide yard sale this summer. If you think you might be interested, please take this poll: https://doodle.com/poll/ssebsagfin82rct8 Each home would sell items on their own property … Continue reading

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Help Your Voice Your Choice Improve 104th Way

Your Voice Your Choice is a participatory budgeting initiative in which Seattle residents democratically decide how to spend a portion of the City’s budget on small-scale park and street improvements. A total of $3 million has been allocated in the … Continue reading

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Playground Re-Opened February 10th

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard about the “soft opening” of the new playground equipment in Victory Heights Park. Read the entire minutes of the February meeting. On Saturday, February 10th, a large crowd … Continue reading

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