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Handy Links For Emergency Preparedness

Here are useful links for emergency preparedness: Seattle Hazard Explorer King County Hazard Explorer Texting apps when you don’t have wi-fi or data: https://www.geckoandfly.com/22562/chat-without-internet-connection-mesh-network/ Emergency Alerts and Notifications Seattle:            http://alert.seattle.gov King County:    http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/emergency-management/alert-king-county.aspx Navigation apps when you don’t … Continue reading

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Learn Disaster Preparedness 101 on March 18th

Disaster Preparedness 101 DON’T TUNE OUT! I know the subject feels daunting but I can almost guarantee you will feel better after this class. Knowledge is Power! On Sunday, March 18 from 2 – 3pm at the Victory Heights preschool … Continue reading

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Northgate Pedestrian Bridge Drop-In Sessions This Month

The Seattle Department of Transportation has announced three “drop-in sessions” this month to show off the latest design of the proposed Northgate pedestrian bridge over I-5 that will hook up with the Link Light Rail station there.  Working with their … Continue reading

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Interested In A Victory Heights Yard Sale?

Let’s have a yard sale in Victory Heights! We would like to plan a neighborhood-wide yard sale this summer. If you think you might be interested, please take this poll: https://doodle.com/poll/ssebsagfin82rct8 Each home would sell items on their own property … Continue reading

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Help Your Voice Your Choice Improve 104th Way

Your Voice Your Choice is a participatory budgeting initiative in which Seattle residents democratically decide how to spend a portion of the City’s budget on small-scale park and street improvements. A total of $3 million has been allocated in the … Continue reading

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Playground Re-Opened February 10th

At last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council, we heard about the “soft opening” of the new playground equipment in Victory Heights Park. Read the entire minutes of the February meeting. On Saturday, February 10th, a large crowd … Continue reading

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Another Senior Thesis Survey

Doing our bit to improve higher education, here is another survey being done by a UW senior. She says: “Hello! I am a senior at the University of Washington Program on the Environment working on my senior thesis with a … Continue reading

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New Victory Heights House Asking $1.7 Million

This week, a newly constructed house on NE 107th Street in Victory Heights went on sale for an astonishing $1.789 million price tag, a new record for our neighborhood. Described as “refined Maple Leaf living” (ha!), the 4500 square foot … Continue reading

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Seed Swap on February 4th

SEED SWAP and DRIP IRRIGATION CLASS Sunday, Feb 4th Noon – 1pm  (**Note the time change**) Victory Heights Co-op Preschool, 1747 NE 106th Street. Now’s the time to plan your 2018 GARDEN!! Bring your saved seeds, leftover packets, cuttings, garden … Continue reading

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Environmental Studies Survey

We were recently contacted by Rachel Pemberton, an Environmental Studies major at the University of Washington, who asked if she could link to a survey she is currently running: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1W-9MKGRS4ngCIyG46hb5RHyj3XM3neSxphDcVFRpWEI/edit?usp=sharing She writes: Hi there, My name is Rachel and I’m … Continue reading

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