Archive for April, 2010

Last day to help White Center Food Bank and have it count extra!

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Sales-tax increase proposed to save storefront deputies (among others)

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting: Full report

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..

Trash situation settled: Tentative contract deal for Waste Management, Teamsters

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

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..

3rd SW/Olson crash turns fatal; witnesses sought

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Can you open your home to an exchange student?

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting Tuesday night

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

4 positions open on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, and 3 days to file

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..

Happening till 4 pm: Fire Muster at Joint Training Facility

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Full Tilt Ice Cream adds folk/bluegrass series, joins Helpline benefit

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Garbage strike over after a day and a half

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Update: White Center’s Hang Around Bar and Grill closing

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..

White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition tonight

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..

Waste Management goes on strike

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..

Traffic alert: Crash at 3rd SW/Olson, affecting the hill to 509

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..

You’re invited to the “Fire Muster” this Saturday

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..

Upcoming Seattle project to affect White Center bus riders, too

Monday, April 19th, 2010 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Greenbridge Neighborhood Night set for May 14th

Sunday, April 18th, 2010 Posted in Fun, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Video: South Park Bridge closure protest on Duwamish Alive! day

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..

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center: See the schedule

Friday, April 16th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen Pool, White Center news | Comments Off

(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..