Tag Archives: Thornton Creek

Assistance Available For Those Needing Vaccine Appointments

Know someone who doesn’t have internet access but is trying to get an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine? Let them know the Victory Heights Community Council has set up a hotline that can have people call 804-557-4273 to leave their … Continue reading

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Restoration at Kingfisher Natural Area

Rick Swing, a Volunteer Forest Stewart with Green Seattle Partnership updates us on work at the Kingfisher Natural Area (aka Thornton Creek): Hey Folks, I want to express my sincere gratitude for your help in the past weeks at Kingfisher Natural … Continue reading

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Work Parties in Kingfisher Natural Area (Thornton Creek)

Lynnette Spear (creator of the first blog about Victory Heights) writes: I am one of the forest stewards (through Green Seattle Partnership) for KNA on Thornton Creek. It’s been a while since we’ve had regular work parties in the park … 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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See Kingfisher's Wildlife In Action

The Kingfisher Natural Area (aka Thornton Creek as it runs through Victory Heights) is a place teaming with wildlife. Owls are frequently spotted (no pun intended) and last year we had a family of coyotes. Here are some videos recently … Continue reading

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Live Near Thornton Creek? Get Free Improvement Grants

The Adopt A Stream Foundation is in the second year of a three-year grant to do improvements around Thornton Creek. If you are a homeowner who has any part of their property within 35 feet of the creek you are … Continue reading

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"Temporary" Fencing Going In At Knickerbocker Site

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) began erecting “temporary” fencing around the Knickerbocker Thornton Creek site today in order to keep out “people and dogs” to allow the young vegetation a chance to grow. When construction was completed in October for the … 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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Fences Gone At Kingfisher Site

After months of work, construction of the Kingfisher Natural Area on Thornton Creek (NE 100th Street and 20th Avenue NE) has been completed and the fences removed. Thornton Creek is now wider and more shallow in order to slow it … Continue reading

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Thornton Creek Contaminated By Fuel Spill Accident

Yesterday’s semi-truck accidents on I-5 near Northgate Way that backed up traffic for miles on the southbound commute also released 40 gallons of spilled diesel fuel oil into the storm drain and the south fork of Thornton Creek. Though nobody … Continue reading

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