Did you miss our first “State of the Hill” quarterly catch-up for 2024? Our January 16, 2024 community meeting was held at Lakeridge Elementary School (go Orcas!) and featured experts who revealed the history and impact of redlining in the Skyway-West Hill neighborhoods and current opportunities to help repair those injustices.
For the first time since 2020, West Hill Community Association’s Community Quarterly Meeting was back in person on October 17. Dozens of neighbors joined us at Campbell Hill Elementary to share some delicious local food and learn about what’s new in the neighborhood.
Folks who tuned into West Hill Community Association’s Spring 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting on April 18 found out how King County Metro’s new “Metro Flex” service works, got the inside scoop on King County’s new heat pump program, and more. Watch the full video below, or read on for highlights.
On January 17, 2023, West Hill Community Association held their winter Community Quarterly Meeting. Many information-packed community reports preceded insightful presentations on the plight of our local beloved forested hiking spot and community land trusts.
Like all celebrations this year, our plans for New Year’s Eve are going to look a little different than years past. But that doesn’t mean NYE is canceled! Check out these ways to celebrate the end of this incredibly challenging year – without travelling too far.
Our first community meeting of the decade brought dozens of neighbors together to meet our new King County Councilmember and learn more about the 2020 Census, a new recycling startup, how Skyway Park is expanding, and more!
Whether in person or via our live stream, folks paying attention at our Fall 2019 Quarterly Meeting on October 15th, 2019 at Skyway VFW Post #9430 learned all sorts of valuable information from deciphering what’s on their General Election ballot to what proposed land use policies are set to shape their neighborhoods for the next twenty years, and much more.
What services will the first ever King County Economic Development Manager offer our Skyway Business District? Could the County buy more land to create better access points to Skyway Park? Who are the newest WHCA board members? About forty neighbors (and hundreds more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, April 16th at West Hill Community Association’s Spring Quarterly Community Meeting.
How is King County working to improve services for unincorporated area residents, and what does Skyway’s new health clinic have to offer? About forty neighbors (and many more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, January 15th at West Hill Community Association’s Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.
While we came to King County Fire District 20’s annual awards ceremony to honor our community’s firefighters and celebrate 75 years of our beloved Skyway fire district, we were absolutely surprised and honored to have also been recognized amongst our local heroes for the work we’ve been lucky enough to do for (and with) our neighbors.
We block partied. We paraded. We played the HECK out of some tabletop games.
And we experienced the best films both in and outdoors, always with fresh organic popcorn in hand.
Some folks underestimate how much fun we have in West Hill, particularly in our vibrant Skyway neighborhood. For those unfortunate folks that might not have paid close attention and missed all the fun, here’s a look back at some of our favorite highlights you can share with ’em.
From taking on mountains and tackling wetlands restoration to the crazy costumes at Skyway Outdoor Cinema, 2015 was packed with unforgettable moments in West Hill. We look back on a few of our favorites in this round-up: