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Playground At Victory Heights Park Re-opens In February

At the January meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council it was announced the new playground at Victory Heights Park will have a “soft opening” (i.e. unofficial) on Saturday, February 10th from 10-11 AM. Read the entire minutes of the … Continue reading

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Snow Delays Garbage Collection This Week

Due to the snow on Feb 5-6, Seattle Public Utilities suspended garbage collection on Monday and announced that all remaining residential services will be delayed one day this week.  If you are in Victory Heights and have a usual pick … Continue reading

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SPU Knickerbocker Construction Video

The Seattle Public Utility (SPU) department has posted a video on YouTube about the recently completed Knickerbocker Floodplain Project on Thornton Creek.

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Knickerbocker Project Brings More Truck Traffic

The Knickerbocker Floodplains Project off NE 100th Street will be bringing more truck traffic to the neighborhood in the next few weeks. Construction began last week on the project which so far has cleared the land in preparation for the … Continue reading

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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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Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

With the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, trash collection in Victory Heights will be on Fridays for the next two weeks, December 27th and January 3rd. And after the holidays, if you should notice a dead tree in your house … Continue reading

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Normal Trash Pick Up On July 4th

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) reminds customers that normal trash pick-up will occur on Thursday, July 4th in Victory Heights despite the Independence Day holiday.  This includes food and yard waste, garbage and recycling collections. Customers should place their containers out … Continue reading

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Knickerbocker Restoration Moved To 2014

The Seattle Public Utility (SPU) project to restore the Knickerbocker site of Thornton Creek (at the foot of 20th Avenue NE at NE 100th Street) has been rescheduled to  May 2014. SPU announced in a letter to residents that, Construction … Continue reading

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Thornton Creek Alliance Meets Thursday

The monthly meeting of the Thornton Creek Alliance will be Thursday, April 25th and will feature Seattle Public Utilities’ plans for the Mayor’s new storm water goals, a Department of Transportation presentation about repaving NE 125th Street, and the Alliance’s … Continue reading

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Knickerbocker Site History

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has created a page detailing the history of the Knickerbocker Floodplain site (aka Thornton Creek at NE 100th Street and 20th Avenue NE).  Resident Jay Amena has provided a number of historic photographs that show the … Continue reading

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