KCSO West Hill Storefront Deputy Josh Sayles speaks at WHCA 2021 July Quarterly Meeting via Zoom

Big Announcement from WHCA and More News from July Community Meeting

By Devin Chicras

Your quarterly community catch-up featured some great speakers sharing what’s new in the Skyway-West Hill area, and we made a big announcement about what’s next for our organization. Guests included: Skyway Coalition, King County Local Services, Skyway Water & Sewer District, King County Fire District #20, and King County Sheriff’s Office.

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WHCA Heal the Hood Rally 2020 - Invest In Skyway Now sign

Skyway-West Hill Neighbors Will Soon Elect WHCA’s Newest Board Members

By WHCA Elections Committee

ℹ️ BALLOT NOW AVAILABLE. Unincorporated West Hill resident aged 18 or older? Tell us if we should confirm the newest candidates to the board (and if you have thoughts on who would be good to fill the remaining vacancies! Thanks, and please check back here and/or subscribe to our newsletter for updates!

West Hill Community Association (WHCA)  is now accepting applications for new board members!

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WHCA 2020-12-10 Fall Quarterly Meeting on Zoom

Tiny Homes, Budget Wins, Message Boards: WHCA’s Fall Quarterly Meeting Recap

by Devin Chicras

On Thursday, December 10, West Hill Community Association (WHCA) held its Fall Community Quarterly Meeting (rescheduled from October) via Zoom and Facebook Live. We heard about some big projects in the works, from a new tiny home village and community message boards to planning for recreational and multiservice community centers.

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WHCA Spring 2020 Quarterly Meeting Zoom Window

Persevering Amid Pandemic: Our Spring Quarterly Recap

by Devin Chicras

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have prompted us at the all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association to host our first-ever virtual Community Quarterly Meeting, it has also inspired an outpouring of support and togetherness (even while maintaining social distancing!).

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King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay

New King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay Leads WHCA’s Winter 2020 Quarterly Meeting Lineup

by Devin Chicras

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!

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WHCA Board Members in Photo booth by Derek Johnson Photographic at WHCA Halloween Takeover, October 28, 2019 - Caroline Walker Evans Photography

WHCA Presents: Some Things We Did in 2019

by Devin Chicras

WHEW, it’s been a YEAR. We’ve been super busy, and we’re glad to have been able to enjoy all the fun events and fight all the hard battles right alongside you, neighbor. We put together this roundup for you to chronologically lay out just what 2019 looked like for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association (WHCA).

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King County Wastewater Treatment Division Presentation

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Fall 2019

by Devin Chicras

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.

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Check Your Mailbox – WHCA’s Summer Preview is Here

by Devin Chicras

An annual film festival, a community-wide yard sale and a high-profile political candidate debate are but a few things coming up this July and August in West Hill – and you can read all about ’em in our latest newsletter, set to hit mailboxes across Unincorporated West Hill from Bryn Mawr and Lakeridge down to Skyway and Campbell Hill this week.

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WHCA Spring QM - 2019-04-16 - Board Elections Announcements

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Spring 2019

by Devin Chicras

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.

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Audience listens to speakers at Skyway VFW Post #9430 on January 15th, 2019 for WHCA's Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Winter 2019

by Devin Chicras

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.

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WHCA’s Top Seven West Hill Moments of 2017

by Devin Chicras

2017 was a pretty darn good year for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association. We welcomed five new board members, grew attendance at all our events, rolled up our sleeves alongside even more hardworking volunteers, and met some incredible new neighbors. We celebrated victories, re-organized, and doubled our efforts where needed. While we’ve already hit the ground running for 2018, we’re gunna pause for just a second to look back on some of the more memorable moments of last year. Without further ado, here are our top seven moments from 2017: Continue Reading