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We’re Moving Facebook Groups

Pack your bags, we’re moving! The Victory Heights Blog Facebook page will be closing at the end of January, and we’ll be moving all of our Facebook content to the @Victory Heights Seattle WA Facebook page going forward. Be sure … Continue reading

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Improving Victory Heights

Our new President of the Victory Heights Community Council, Ben Cober, is actively soliciting opinions on how best to serve our area and what our focus should be. He had three questions for us during the January meeting of the … Continue reading

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Meet The Artists

The contracts with the city and artists are signed, therefore, our project is officially underway, and our artists are working on their utility box art pieces at this very moment! And that means it’s time for you to meet them! … 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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Ben Cober New Victory Heights Community Council President

At the December meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, Ben Cober was selected as the new President. Read the entire minutes of the December meeting. Ann Forrest, the outgoing President, finished a term that began in September 2016, leading … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House Fundraiser Enters 4th Year

The Victory Heights Community Council will have its Gingerbread House Fundraiser for the 4th year a row this year, albeit with a few changes. Read the entire minutes of the November community council meeting. Our Construction Elves have been hard … Continue reading

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Utility Art Box Project Wins City Grant

A neighborhood project lead by Ben Cober to have all the gray utility boxes in Victory Heights decorated by local artists has won a city matching grant to pay for the artists and the graffiti-proof appliques that will be made. … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020: How We’re Doing It

Like everything in 2020, Halloween is being disrupted by the novel corona virus this year, with the usual plans thrown out the window. Here’s what we are doing in Victory Heights and neighboring areas this year to make up for … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Co-Op Preschool Fundraiser Underway

The Victory Heights Co-Op Preschool (where we held our meetings in the Beforetime) is currently doing a fundraiser. They are selling various kinds of coffee, greenery, and cookie dough that you can preorder and will be delivered to you or … Continue reading

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Metro Downsizes 2021 Bus Service

Back in January we mentioned all the changes Metro Transit was proposing when the Link Light Rail opens to Northgate in September 2021. Now, their latest plan has downsized quite a bit from what was originally proposed, partially owing to … Continue reading

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