Archive for March, 2010

Details: White Center Business Forum on dealing with alcohol abusers

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

ORIGINAL 7:31 PM REPORT: That's the scene a short time ago inside the Triangle Pub (owner Geoffrey "Mac" McElroy at left, White Center Chamber of Commerce president Mark Ufkes at ... Read more..

Seahawks’ video spotlights White Center Police Activities League

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

Check out the video posted on the Seahawks' website, narrated by longtime local sports broadcaster Tony Ventrella, featuring a Seahawk sighting with WCPAL at the gym. Here's the link. Read more..

Last day before North Highline South Annexation expands Burien, shrinks unincorporated area

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That's the bright and cheery image you'll find on the City of Burien website's informational page about the North Highline South Annexation that officially takes effect tomorrow. There've been so ... Read more..

Can you help White Center’s WestSide Baby today?

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

They desperately need boys' clothes sizes 8 and/or 10. But they're also celebrating a different type of donation. That's all part of this story from our partner site West Seattle ... Read more..

Update: 3 suspects now in custody in White Center burglary

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

That's tonight's late update from KING 5 News, which reports that three suspects are now in custody in connection with the burglary that led to a wild, chopper-enhanced, roadblock-requiring search ... Read more..

Garbage strike in White Center? Contract expiration nears

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off

While Teamsters Local 174 isn't saying its drivers definitely WILL walk off the job if they don't have a contract deal with Waste Management - which serves White Center as ... Read more..

State House Position 2 race: “Mac” McElroy launches “listening tour”

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Geoffrey "Mac" McElroy, one of five candidates so far for State House Position 2 in the 34th District, is planning to kick off a "West Seattle Listening Tour" - first ... Read more..

Helicopters, roadblocks in White Center: Burglary search

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 5 Comments »

ORIGINAL 11:35 AM REPORT: We're at the scene of a big police operation in White Center - centered in the 10700 block of 18th SW. Law enforcement and TV helicopters ... Read more..

Ambaum crash: Car reportedly went airborne

Monday, March 29th, 2010 Posted in safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Rebecca for the Facebook tip on a crash that closed Ambaum between SW 116th and SW 122nd (map). According to a tweet from KIRO-TV, a car hit a ... Read more..

Agenda for North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting – on annexation day

Monday, March 29th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

April 1st will be a momentous meeting for the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council; the unincorporated area shrinks that day, with the North Highline South annexation taking effect. And with ... Read more..

Update: South Park Bridge rally video

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That's our video from this afternoon's South Park Bridge rally. A few dozen people stood alongside the south side of the bridge, waving signs, rattling noisemakers, even shaking pom-poms. Before ... Read more..

South Park Bridge: Rally on Sunday (and other new developments)

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation | Comments Off

We've gotten a bit behind in sharing links here from partner site West Seattle Blog. Here's the latest coverage on the South Park Bridge situation, as the June 30th scheduled ... Read more..

Video: Educare Early Learning Center dedicated at Greenbridge in White Center

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in Education, Video, White Center news | Comments Off

With that ribbon-cutting ceremony a little more than an hour ago - check out the little boy jumping for joy! - the Educare Early Learning Center at Greenbridge is now ... Read more..

White Center for the Arts puts out the call: $ needed, now

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

From Shelli at White Center for the Arts - a call for help, at a critical time for what is literally the organization's DREAM: White Center for the Arts must make ... Read more..

Hang Around Bar & Grill court hearing: Short reprieve

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just listened in on the King County Courthouse hearing in which the Hang Around Bar and Grill operators (see earlier coverage) challenged the property owner's attempt to evict them immediately. ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition: Deputy on patrol, and more

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Crime, Highland Park, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Notes from last night's White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting at the WC DSHS office: King County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Hancock told the group he'll be out working temporarily ... Read more..

Hang Around Bar and Grill: Owner requests support in court

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

We brought you the story Wednesday of the Hang Around Bar and Grill's owner Joe saying he's getting the boot after just a few months. He's going to court to ... Read more..

Master Gardeners coming to White Center’s McLendon Hardware

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Got this announcement from the folks behind the Master Gardeners program - note they'll arrive in White Center earlier than West Seattle - mark your calendars! The King County Master Gardeners ... Read more..

Two updates on the South Park Bridge situation

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

We first reported these last night on partner site West Seattle Blog - but in case you didn't see them there, we're linking here too. Multiple agencies sent reps to ... Read more..

Evergreen Pool to reopen this spring

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen Pool, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

Almost seven months after that August 30th rally preceding the shutdown of Evergreen Pool, the official announcement just arrived in the inbox - there's a deal to reopen it "on ... Read more..