Archive for April, 2010
Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Last day to help White Center Food Bank and have it count extra!
Today is the final day of the annual Feinstein Challenge - and that means any help you provide to the White Center Food Bank, today, counts for extra, as part ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Sales-tax increase proposed to save storefront deputies (among others)
About an hour ago, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Sheriff Sue Rahr, Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg and others unveiled a new proposal to reduce the amount of budget cuts faced ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 2 Comments »
If you haven't already seen it on partner site West Seattle Blog, here's the link to our full-length article - with one video clip from a particularly impassioned community member ... Read more..
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Trash situation settled: Tentative contract deal for Waste Management, Teamsters
It won't be final until and unless Teamsters Local 174 members approve it, but they're voting Sunday on a proposed contract deal with Waste Management. That's according to our regional-news ... Read more..
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on 3rd SW/Olson crash turns fatal; witnesses sought
Seattle Police confirm that a victim in last week's crash on the hill toward 509 (at 3rd/Olson; map) has died, and they are looking for witnesses. Here's the update. Read more..
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news | Comments Off on Can you open your home to an exchange student?
Got this from Kent Horton, who's hoping you can help::
Two host families are needed for foreigh exchange students who will attend Evergreen High School (HS3 and TEC) for the coming ... Read more..
Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | Comments Off on South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting Tuesday night
This is the next major public meeting about the impending South Park Bridge closure: 6-8 pm Tuesday night at the Machinist Union Hall in South Park. But this isn't about ... Read more..
Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »
The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council has four positions to fill, and the filing period is open for just three days - this Monday through Wednesday. The districts are described ... Read more..
Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Happening till 4 pm: Fire Muster at Joint Training Facility
At the Joint Training Facility just east of White Center on Myers Way South, Seattle Fire Department personnel and Fire Explorers/Cadets rallied this morning to get into a high-spirited mood ... Read more..
Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Full Tilt Ice Cream adds folk/bluegrass series, joins Helpline benefit
Couple notes about White Center-headquartered Full Tilt Ice Cream. Their live music series has added a monthly folk/bluegrass night (as noted here on the FT Facebook page) - last night ... Read more..
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on Garbage strike over after a day and a half
If you get trash pickup from Waste Management, you can stop worrying about what'll happen if the Teamsters' strike drags on - it's over as of late this afternoon, after ... Read more..
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 7 Comments »
We've covered its trials and tribulations in recent weeks and now there's one final note from the proprietors of the Hang Around, at the spot of the former Wall, left ... Read more..
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, White Center news | 1 Comment »
What's happening - or not happening - in local crime trends? How can you help make your neighborhood safer? those are just a few of the things you can expect ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 2 Comments »
Waste Management, with a service area including White Center, has just gone on strike. Here's a report from our regional-news partners at the Seattle Times; more to come. Read more..
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | 1 Comment »
Traffic alert as of 8:56 am Wednesday - there's a crash affecting traffic on the hill between White Center and Highway 509. No further details but just a heads-up that ... Read more..
Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 Posted in fire, west seattle, White Center Swap Meet | 1 Comment »
On the West Seattle/White Center border, the Seattle Fire Department's Joint Training Facility will host the "Fire Muster" for cadets and explorers this Saturday, 9 am-4 pm. According to this ... Read more..
Monday, April 19th, 2010 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Upcoming Seattle project to affect White Center bus riders, too
Metro notes that some bus riders from/to White Center will be among those affected when the Spokane Street Viaduct Widening Project ramps up to its next phase in mid-May. Read ... Read more..
Sunday, April 18th, 2010 Posted in Fun, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off on Greenbridge Neighborhood Night set for May 14th
Not everything comes in through e-mail - sometimes, it's helpful just to get out and wander the neighborhood. Doing so, we learn that Greenbridge's next Neighborhood Night is coming up ... Read more..
Saturday, April 17th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, Video, White Center news | 4 Comments »
UPDATED SUNDAY: Our video is from just after protesters stretched into a "human chain" all the way across the South Park Bridge. But thanks to Dale Rowe for sending the ... Read more..
Friday, April 16th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen Pool, White Center news | Comments Off on Evergreen Community Aquatic Center: See the schedule
(WCN photo from August 2009, just before the former Evergreen Pool closed)
With two weeks to go till the grand opening, following eight months out of service, Evergreen Community Aquatic Center ... Read more..