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Knickerbocker Floodplain Work Begins July 1st

Construction work on the long-planned Knickerbocker Floodplain Restoration Project will begin in July on Thornton Creek. Last night at the Knickerbocker Natural Area (NE 100th Street and 20th Avenue NE), staff at Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and the Parks Department … Continue reading

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Little Free Libraries, Car Prowls Discussed At Community Meeting

The April meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council was held last night and among the topics discussed were supporting the Little Free Libraries and the recent string of car prowls in the neighborhood. Read the full minutes of the … Continue reading

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Support Metro Transit; Vote Yes On Proposition 1

Residents of Victory Heights who support a sustainable city with convenient bus service should vote for Proposition 1 in the special election this month (ballots should be arriving in your mail box any day now). As we wrote last year, … Continue reading

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"Walk For Safety" In Lake City Friday

On Friday, March 28th you can be part of the Walk For Safety On Lake City Way. Starting at 3:30 PM at two different locations (in front of Lake City Power Sports, 30th Avenue NE & Lake City Way or … Continue reading

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Crosscut: Victory Heights "Most Average" Political Neighborhood

On Wednesday, Benjamin Anderstone writing on Crosscut did a story about Seattle’s five most liberal and conservative neighborhoods, based on voting records. And for a coda, they determined Victory Heights was politically the most average neighborhood in the city. Victory … Continue reading

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CleanScapes Awards $50,000 Waste Reduction Prize To Neighborhood

CleanScapes (our garbage haulers) has announced the winners of their annual Neighborhood Waste Reduction Reward program. The neighborhoods of Maple Leaf, Lake City, Victory Heights, Pinehurst, Wedgwood won the 2012/2013 competition. They will receive a $50,000 community improvement project selected … Continue reading

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Caroling and Traffic Circle Coming To Victory Heights

Here are the highlights from last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, where attendees got to munch on delicious homemade chocolate chip cookies: Read the full minutes of the meeting here. For the second year running, Monica is … Continue reading

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Jokumfest This Saturday Features 10 Hours Of Blues Music

Jokumfest, the annual free blues festival held in the backyard of Victory Heights’ resident Gary Shudie’s house, returns for its 11th year this Saturday, August 17th with a full day of entertainment. Related: Scenes from the 2012 Jokumfest Things get … Continue reading

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Residential Burglaries Increase 157% From 2012

Last night at the Victory Heights Community Council meeting, Community Police Team Crime Prevention Coordinator Terrie Johnstone said residential burglaries for precinct Lincoln 2 (which also includes Lake City, see this PDF map from the city, we’re in L2) went … Continue reading

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GREENWAYS & URBAN FORESTS — An open discussion

Natural Area Restoration, Volunteers, Crime & Personal Safety Bring your ideas to an open discussion! Participate in brainstorming sessions with neighbors and community leaders. Hear from others working to create better neighborhoods by integrating community interests. January 26th Thursday 7pm … Continue reading

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