Category Archives: Community

“Beat Back” The Blackberries on NE 104th Way on Saturday

The Victory Heights Community Council announced last night at its monthly meeting an event to help clean up NE 104th Place between 23rd Avenue NE and Lake City Way. Read the complete minutes of the October meeting.   We’re calling … Continue reading

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Victory Heights October Events Calendar

Here are events happening in and around our neighborhood this month of interest: Saturday, October 13th: Free Electronics Recycling:  Sand Point Community United Methodist Church, 4710 NE 70th Street. $1 for every 100 lbs. of material that is collected will … Continue reading

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Urban Survival Skills Highlights

On a bright, Sunday morning, the Victory Heights Community Council sponsored an Urban Survival Skills Fair next to the park.  Ten separate booths were set up run by volunteers and some city employees, each with a different skill to demonstrate … Continue reading

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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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Vote To Improve NE 104th Way

At this month’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council we heard about voting for “Your Voice, Your Choice” and the chance to get $90,000 in funding to improve NE 104th Way. Read the entire minutes of the June meeting. … Continue reading

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How The Police Deal With Homeless Issues In Seattle

This month’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council featured returning speaker, Seattle Police Department Officer Bryan Kennedy, speaking about “How the police interact with homeless individuals.” Read the entire minutes of the May meeting. Officer Kennedy said, “Our goal … Continue reading

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