People gathering for WHCA's Winter Community Quarterly Meeting on January 16, 2024 at Lakeridge Elementary School.

Winter 2024 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

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.

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Fall 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

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.

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WHCA Summer Community Quarterly Meeting 2023-07-18

Summer 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

Folks who tuned into West Hill Community Association’s Summer 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting on July 18 found out which criminal activity is skyrocketing in the area, how to let King County know what programs and services to prioritize, what exciting new event WHCA is rolling out this summer, the latest on the Taylor Creek Restoration Project, and more. Watch the full video below, or read on for highlights.

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WHCA Summer Community Quarterly Meeting 2023-07-18

State of the Hill: Community Updates

Tue, July 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

WHCA Summer Community Quarterly Meeting 2023-07-18

Your quarterly 90-minute community catch-up! Hear reports from local organizations and agencies, ask questions, and find out what’s new. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube.

You’ll learn about:
🕫 How your voice can directly influence what programs and services the County will offer in our community (King County Local Services)

🐟 What’s the latest with the Taylor Creek Restoration Project impacting the Deadhorse Canyon and Lakeridge Park area (Seattle Public Utilities)

🚗 What safety upgrades might be on the horizon for the stretch of MLK/SR900 the Seattle Times recently dubbed the “boulevard of death (WSDOT)

PLUS: The latest from our fire station, Sheriff’s storefront, water & sewer district, school district, local organizations and more!


Spring 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

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.

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State of the Hill: Community Updates

Tue, April 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Your quarterly 90-minute community catch-up! Hear reports from local organizations and agencies, ask questions, and find out what’s new. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube.

Featured presentations include:
🚌 Changes coming to Via to Transit (introducing Metro Flex)!
King County Metro (Jordan Hoover)

☀️ Energize Heating & Cooling Program
King County Department of Local Services (Nicole Sanders) 

Free

Winter 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

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.

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WHCA Virtual Meeting

State of the Hill: Community Updates

Tue, January 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Your quarterly 90-minute community catch-up! Hear reports from local organizations and agencies, ask questions, and find out what’s new. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube.

Free

Summer 2022 Community Quarterly Update

by Fin Hardy and Devin Chicras

State of the Hill

In lieu of our live Zoom Quarterly Meeting in July, we have tried something a little different. Read on to learn about reports on community services, updates, and upcoming events from community partners!

We hope this will blog post will provide Skyway-West Hill residents with timely access to information, but reduce the load on volunteer board members over the summer. We plan to return to our typical Quarterly Meeting in the fall!

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Drone view of Skyway-West Hill showing green trees and blue sky, with WHCA logo and text: "Community Updates".

Opportunities to Build a Safer, Healthier, More Affordable Skyway-West Hill

by Devin Chicras

Could a roundabout slow down vehicles speeding past 7-Eleven on MLK/SR 900? Will we see affordable housing and free preschool in downtown Skyway? West Hill Community Association’s Winter 2022 Community Quarterly Meeting touched on these topics and more on February 15. Watch the full video below, or read on for highlights.

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We Made News, Magic, and Friends in 2021

by Devin Chicras

2021 was a year of getting things done in the face of great challenges. It was a year full of big wins on the path to collaboratively building a more equitable, informed, engaged, and vibrant Skyway-West Hill community. Here’s a recap of some of the things we got to do this year, with your support.

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