Archive for May, 2010

White Center Memorial Day 2010 notes

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just a few things - No school, no mail, no government offices (with a few exceptions), no banks; trash pickup is normal; Metro is on a Sunday schedule and Sound ... Read more..

And two big White Center yard sales ahead too …

Monday, May 31st, 2010 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news, Yard sales | Comments Off

In addition to the Shorewood multi-sale event next Saturday, we also have these notes from the White Center Chamber of Commerce: The White Center Library Guild's annual yard sale is ... Read more..

Yard sale fans! Shorewood on the Sound has dozens next Saturday

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 Posted in Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off

In nearby Shorewood on the Sound, next Saturday is a day much like our recent West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day - dozens of residents are having yard/garage sales. A ... Read more..

Bartell Drugs launches 2-week food drive next Tuesday

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

With a Bartell Drugs location at 15th/Roxbury, you've got a chance to participate in this: Bartell Drugs launches its "Stock the Pantry" food drive for Northwest Harvest by accepting nonperishable ... Read more..

King County Fire Marshal posts Evo as “DO NOT OCCUPY”

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in safety, White Center news | 6 Comments »

Thanks to Stefanie at White Center's celebrated Proletariat Pizza for the tip and the photo - The King County Fire Marshal posted that big green DO NOT OCCUPY notice at ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition talks Block Watch tonight

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 Posted in Crime, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

From White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition leader Sean Healy, the agenda for tonight's meeting: Read more..

South Park Bridge: “Final closure plan” now public

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | Comments Off

Its highlights - including the newest changes planned for Metro Route 60, which serves White Center - were discussed as part of a wide-ranging public meeting last night. Here's the ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting tonight

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Tonight is the second of two meetings for the public to hear about the closure plan for the South Park Bridge - now just a month away (7 pm, June ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days schedule for 2010 starts to take shape

Monday, May 24th, 2010 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 1 Comment »

While looking around for more information about Rat City Brass, whose Friday performance in West Seattle is now featured here, we noticed they're playing during Jubilee Days - and then ... Read more..

Westwood Village Street Fair: Evergreen Aquatic Center reaches out

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 Posted in Evergreen Pool, west seattle, Westwood Village, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center is among the organizations/businesses/entities tabling at today's Westwood Village Street Fair, close to the White Center/West Seattle line, so if you go to the street fair, ... Read more..

North Highline UAC election: And the winners are …

Friday, May 21st, 2010 Posted in Election, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

Just hours after the voting, the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council has posted news of Thursday night's winners on its website: District 1: Pat Price District 2: Stephen Porter District 3: Jessica Stoneback ... Read more..

Reminder: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council elections TONIGHT

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Gill for sending the nudge - 6-8 pm tonight at North Highline Fire District headquarters, it's time to vote for North Highline Unincorporated Area Council members. Candidates and ... Read more..

Hit-run crash reported, safety urged

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 Posted in safety, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From Maggie Anderson at the King County Food and Fitness Initiative: This morning a student (a young boy) was struck by a hit and run driver as he was attempting to ... Read more..

King County Council District 8: Normandy Park councilmember files

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Just posted at partner site West Seattle Blog: Normandy Park City Councilmember Shawn McEvoy says he's in the running for King County Council District 8, the seat currently held by ... Read more..

State suspends health-care provider who volunteered for Evergreen HS

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news | Comments Off

This is a somewhat tangled tale - a 36-year-old man who worked for Highline Public Schools providing first aid at sports events, and also had volunteered with Evergreen High School, ... Read more..

Followup: Deputies look for White Center shooting witnesses

Sunday, May 16th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 5 Comments »

New information today on the 15th/Roxbury deadly shooting first reported here early yesterday - the King County Sheriff's Office has sent this news release: A shooting early Saturday morning (May 22nd) ... Read more..

White Center Spring Clean: Teams at work all over WC!

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 Posted in Volunteering, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 2 Comments »

It's going on noon, and we're just back from a quick tour of some White Center Spring Clean sites. First, above, we stopped at White Center Community Development Association HQ, ... Read more..

Update: Deadly shooting at 15th/Roxbury

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

ORIGINAL 3:09 AM REPORT: If you've heard helicopter noise and sirens, it's related to the investigation of an apparent fatal shooting at 15th/Roxbury in the 2 am hour. Suspect was ... Read more..

Friday afternoon in White Center: Spring Clean prep; Full Tilt treat

Friday, May 14th, 2010 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Thanks to Kate for sending word via Facebook that preparations are under way for tomorrow's mega White Center Spring Clean event. Curb bulb work is happening at 16th and Roxbury ... Read more..

Cascade Middle School’s invitation for 6th-grade parents

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 Posted in Education, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

The folks at Cascade Middle School e-mailed to ask if we'd share their invitation to parents of 6th graders in the White Center area, getting ready for 7th grade - ... Read more..