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Parking Changes at Northgate Park and Ride

Northgate Transit Center Park-and-Ride Changes coming November 19th. Sound Transit’s new Northgate Station Garage will open and three Northgate park-and-ride areas will be closed on Monday, Nov. 19. The four-floor garage, located at the future Northgate light rail station, will … Continue reading

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Volunteers Widen NE 104th Way Right-of-Way

A three hour volunteer work party consisting of neighbors around Victory Heights beat back the black berries and moved a large fallen tree to widen the right-of-way along NE 104th Way on Saturday. Here is what it looked like originally: … Continue reading

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“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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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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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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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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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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