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Trash Collection on Fridays For Two Weeks

If you are in Victory Heights, the trash pickup for the next two weeks will be Fridays instead of the usual Thursday.  Per a SPU press release: Due to back-to-back Monday holidays, all garbage, food and yard waste and recycling … Continue reading

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Post Office Offers Daily Mail Notifications

At the November meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard from Seattle Police Department representatives Mary Amberg and Officer Bryan Kennedy about a great new program offered by the postal service that will notify you daily of the … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness Suggestions

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council (read the full minutes here) we heard all about disaster preparedness and tips that could really make a difference. Think about recent events in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Mexico … Continue reading

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Park Renovation Project Delayed But Tennis, Anyone?

Appearing at last night’s Victory Heights Community Council Meeting, Bronwen Carpenter, the Senior Landscape Architect with Seattle Parks, announced that the playground renovation project in Victory Heights Park will be delayed. Read the complete minutes of the June meeting. Carpenter … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Scores $4,157 Grant From City

Thanks to the efforts of the Victory Heights Community Council (especially President Ann Forrest), the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has awarded a matching grant of $4,157.25 for various signs and expenses to be used around the neighborhood. Read Minutes from … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Park Playground Renovation Breaks Ground

At long last, the playground renovation project at Victory Heights Park (originally scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016), broke ground last week. Fencing went up, the old equipment was removed, and the concrete broken up. Next month, … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Blog 5th Anniversary

Wow, how time flies. It seems like just yesterday my wife said, “We need a neighborhood blog for Victory Heights. You are the perfect person to do it.”  So I did, five years ago this week. Since then we’ve seen … Continue reading

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Park Renovation Will Include Loop Path

The renovation of Victory Heights Park which is scheduled to begin this summer will include the often-requested loop path around the perimeter of the park. Katie Bang, the Capital Projects Coordinator for the Seattle Parks Department, said in an email, … Continue reading

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Park Renovation Begins In April

This week at the Victory Heights Community Council meeting it was announced the long-proposed renovation of the Victory Heights playground equipment, originally scheduled to be completed in 2016 will now begin work “mid to late April and will be complete … Continue reading

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