Archive for September, 2010

Big meeting for North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: Housing Authority director to visit

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The agenda's out for next Thursday's meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, and it includes a guest for which councilmembers have some big questions: Stephen Norman, Executive ... Read more..

Trick-or-treat event set for Halloween in White Center

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in Fun, Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just announced by Full Tilt Ice Cream's Justin Cline via Facebook - Halloween trick-or-treating in downtown White Center. 3-5 pm Sunday, October 31st, at participating stores; here's the Facebook events ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank to get City of Seattle money in mayor’s budget proposal

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

It's been repeatedly pointed out to Seattle city leaders that while the White Center Food Bank serves a notable number of clients inside the Seattle city limits - from SW ... Read more..

King County budget: Executive’s proposal unveiled

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Executive Dow Constantine is presenting his budget proposal right now - and @kcnews has been providing key points via Twitter. They include 462 proposed job cuts. The full ... Read more..

Metro announces changes for White Center, West Seattle coming up

Friday, September 24th, 2010 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Metro's next "service revision" has some changes for White Center and West Seattle riders - including some trips being dropped entirely - and late tonight, the details came in. Read ... Read more..

Multiple shooting in Seattle – White Center affected too

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 Posted in Crime, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in case you are wondering what's going on and why traffic is blocked on westbound Roxbury around 14th SW - there has been a multiple shooting incident, with four ... Read more..

Saturday: You’re invited to come talk about White Center youth, and immigration issues

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

The next mixer presented by the White Center Community Development Association is this Saturday, 1-3 pm, at Educare Early Learning Center in Greenbridge - meeting on the 2nd floor, child ... Read more..

SPU students back to help clean up at Hicks Lake again this weekend

Monday, September 20th, 2010 Posted in Hicks Lake, How to Help, Volunteering, White Center news | Comments Off

Once again this year, students from Seattle Pacific University are on their way to help clean up around White Center's Hicks Lake. (Our photo is from 2008.) It's part of ... Read more..

White Center restaurant news: Happy anniversary, Proletariat Pizza!

Sunday, September 19th, 2010 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now If you were in White Center Saturday night for the monthly WC Art Walk, perhaps you joined the families, friends, and ... Read more..

White Center restaurant news: Closed a bit for a facelift

Sunday, September 19th, 2010 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

WCN contributing reporter Deanie Schwarz snapped the photo and shares the news that the 88 Restaurant on the city side of Delridge in White Center is closed temporarily during work ... Read more..

New edible garden helps feed White Center WIC clients, thanks to a Scout, a partnership, a grant, and volunteers!

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Gardening, Health | 1 Comment »

At SW 8th and 108th SW, the White Center Food Bank and King County Public Health's WC center are neighbors - sharing many of the same clients, and many of ... Read more..

Tonight! White Center for the Arts presents the 3rd Saturday Art Walk

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Arts, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

The sun just peeked out as we started writing this, so maybe it's a good omen. And even if it's rainy, who cares - the art's indoors. Tonight's the night ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District: Seattle logistics, and more

Friday, September 17th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now The North Highline Fire District Board met Friday morning. Board members and the new Chief, Steve Marstrom, who one board member commented was ... Read more..

Help the White Center Food Bank – and yourself!

Friday, September 17th, 2010 Posted in west seattle, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

If you can make it over to Avalon Glassworks in West Seattle's Luna Park business district tomorrow afternoon - here's an unusual fundraiser: Suggested donation $40 for a professionally photographed ... Read more..

Strength of Place Village groundbreaking in White Center

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 Posted in housing, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Big turnout in White Center this morning for the groundbreaking celebration kicking off the construction of Strength of Place Village - that's Duwamish Tribe chair Cecile Hansen offering a blessing, ... Read more..

Sheriff Sue Rahr visiting White Center tomorrow

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 Posted in Greenbridge, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

Announced today by the King County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff Sue Rahr will join other law enforcement leaders on Wednesday, September 15th as a report is released showing that investing in early ... Read more..

Got something to say about the county budget? Here’s how

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

The King County Council has four public hearings coming up about the county budget, and the closest one is in Seattle. Here's the official announcement: In preparation for a 2011 King ... Read more..

White Center-based WestSide Baby needs you for another ‘Sorting Frenzy’

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

As Shana from WestSide Baby explained, while sharing that photo, it's a problem they're very grateful to have - overloaded with clothing donations, so they're having a "Sorting Frenzy" 7-9 ... Read more..

White Center biznotes: Babies @ Dubsea Coffee; 3.14 Bakery’s search

Saturday, September 11th, 2010 Posted in Arts, Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

2 notes discovered while wandering online tonight: First, Dubsea Coffee is inviting babies - and parents - to a baby meetup tomorrow (Sunday) morning, 10 am, hoping it'll be a ... Read more..

Community Street Fair begins at White Center’s Holy Family

Saturday, September 11th, 2010 Posted in Fun, Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off

Food, entertainment -- live bands and dance performances! -- and shopping are under way outside Holy Family Church and School at Roxbury/20th, for the annual Community Street Fair. It began officially ... Read more..