Archive for June, 2010

RIP, South Park Bridge: White Center represented at ‘wake’

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

That's one angle we had on the final three minutes of the South Park Bridge's life - as the gates went down, the warning bells and siren sounded, and then, ... Read more..

North Highline Fire Commissioners’ special meeting Thursday

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off

Just got word of this. It's open to the public. 10 am tomorrow (Thursday) morning, the North Highline Board of Fire Commissioners meets, with two items on the agenda: "New-hire ... Read more..

Reminder: South Park Bridge closes tonight; buses already rerouted

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo courtesy King County Department of Transportation) The bus reroutes kicked in this morning; the bridge closes tonight. Here is a preview from partner site West Seattle Blog. Note that the ... Read more..

What’s on the agenda for Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The agenda's up, and it includes a scheduled appearance by two high-ranking King County Sheriff's Office leaders. The King County "brownfields" program is scheduled to be discussed too - here's ... Read more..

Reading and booksigning for “The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs”

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

That's the "book trailer" published to YouTube last December for "The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs," Frances McCue's look at the towns visited, and written about, by Richard ... Read more..

South Park Bridge reminder: Shutdown night is almost here

Monday, June 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to Gill for the photo - apparently if you catch that sign at just the right instant, half the illuminated words and numbers disappear. The handwritten sign below, however, ... Read more..

Followup: Sheriff’s Office e-mail about Deputy Jeff Hancock

Sunday, June 27th, 2010 Posted in King County, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

As reported here Thursday and Friday, White Center's popular storefront-based King County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Hancock is leaving WC. We've since received from a source an e-mail circulating in the ... Read more..

On the County Council agenda next week

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

From the weekly preview sent around by the King County Council - see what's in the works for next week, after the jump: Read more..

Yet more money for the South Park Bridge

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation | 1 Comment »

$10 million more today, according to County Councilmember Jan Drago's office. Meantime, counting down to closure of the old one - 7 pm Wednesday, if for some reason you hadn't ... Read more..

Followup: White Center Deputy Jeff Hancock’s status

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 4 Comments »

We promised a followup on last night's confirmation from King County Sheriff's Office Community Service Officer Vary Jackson that Deputy Jeff Hancock says he's leaving White Center. Deputy Hancock has ... Read more..

Update: Culvert work done on SW 100th

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

... and, says the Transportation Department's Road Services Division, the road is reopened. Read more..

Swap meet at White Center Eagles on Saturday

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in Fun, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off

More news from the White Center Eagles - a swap meet tomorrow!: Saturday, June 26, 2010, 9 am to 5 pm - White Center Eagles, 10452 15th Ave SW. Spaces are ... Read more..

Updates: White Center Community Safety Coalition on Evo, Deputy Hancock, more

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 Posted in Beverages, Crime, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 4 Comments »

ORIGINAL 6:35 PM REPORT, POSTED AS-IT-HAPPENED: About 20 people are at the White Center DSHS offices for tonight's White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting. Early in the meeting, Liquor ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting Thursday night

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

With the questions about recent incidents including the one discussed further down the page here (a big law-enforcement response early Saturday), plus concerns over the future of White Center's storefront ... Read more..

Constantine: “We can, and will, rebuild this bridge”

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(County Councilmember Julia Patterson, one of the many elected officials who spoke at today's announcement) Just back from covering the official announcement of $20 million in state money for the South ... Read more..

You’re invited to Wednesday dinner at White Center Eagles

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off

Kemp Garcia e-mailed to say: "Wednesday night starting at 5 PM we are doing a pulled pork dinner again at White Center Eagles. It is open to families, and ... Read more..

WestSide Baby’s big diaper delivery due tomorrow

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 Posted in WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

From WestSide Baby, which was awaiting exact delivery time of a huge diaper donation from Huggies: As part of the WestSide Baby Community, we thought you'd want to be the first ... Read more..

King County Council takes step toward Sheriff’s Office audit

Monday, June 21st, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Announced late today by the King County Council: With King County’s general fund facing a $140 million deficit over the next two years and public safety services in jeopardy, the Metropolitan ... Read more..

Road-closure reminder: SW 100th work to start today

Monday, June 21st, 2010 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

View Closed in a larger map Reminder of a road closure previewed here last week - 7 am today is when SW 100th is supposed to close between 13th and 12th ... Read more..

White Center groups get some help, to help others

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 Posted in WestSide Baby, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Several updates - first one, $7,000 was the take for WestSide Baby at Saturday night's first-of-its-kind Guys' Night Out. Above, WestSide Baby's Nancy Woodland with Kemp Garcia, who hatched the ... Read more..