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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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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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Help Teen Feed With A Meal October 3rd

The Victory Heights Community Council supports the Teen Feed by providing meals once a month. Read the complete minutes of the September community council meeting. Teen FeedĀ is a non-profit that works with the community to offer support to meet basic … Continue reading

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Help Choose Our Victory Heights Artists

Seattle artists will soon be painting the utility boxes throughout Victory Heights. If you would like to help select which artists we bring to the neighborhood, visit this link and send in your scores by midnight, Saturday August 22nd. If … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Public Art Opportunity

Ben Cober is behind the effort to hire artists paint the dozen or so gray utility boxes that dot the neighborhood (and are frequent targets of graffiti). He is collaborating with the Victory Heights Community Council, Seattle Department of Transportation, … Continue reading

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