Archive for October, 2010

White Center Halloween: Businesses welcome trick-or-treaters

Sunday, October 31st, 2010 Posted in Businesses, Holidays, White Center news | 7 Comments »

White Center's main business district welcomed trick-or-treaters this afternoon, and WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz photographed some of the fun. She says participating businesses included Full Tilt Ice Cream, 3.14 Bakery, ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition: Oct. meeting

Saturday, October 30th, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, white center, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Jason Grotelueschen Reporting for White Center Now We stopped by the White Center DSHS offices for Thursday night’s White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting, where about 20 ... Read more..

White Center Heights Elementary students walk to school with King County Executive Dow Constantine

Friday, October 29th, 2010 Posted in Greenbridge, Health, King County, White Center news | Comments Off

(WCN/WSB photo by Patrick Sand) First, he got the hoodie - then, it was time to walk: (WCN/WSB photo by Ellen Cedergreen) This morning at White Center Heights Elementary in Greenbridge, King County ... Read more..

Today/tonight in White Center: I Care open house; Café Rozella pumpkin-carving

Friday, October 29th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Two events happening today/tonight in White Center: I Care Vision Center is having an open house, 1-6 pm, 9650 15th SW, with new fall frame styles to try on, and ... Read more..

White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting Thursday night

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 2 Comments »

From the official announcement: The White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition Meeting will be this Thursday, October 28th, from 6-8 pm. We will be meeting at the DSHS building located ... Read more..

King County Executive to walk to school with White Center kids Friday morning

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in King County, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

We heard this from Feet First and have just confirmed with the King County Executive's office: KCE Dow Constantine will celebrate Walk to School Month by walking from Greenbridge Plaza ... Read more..

Writer’s idea: South Park Bridge connecting White Center to points east

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in south park, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

View Proposed S. Cloverdale Way in a larger map Writer Chad Newton makes the proposal on his website: What about a new South Park Bridge that's aligned along South Cloverdale rather ... Read more..

Save the date: ‘Green jobs’ forum coming up November 12th at Greenbridge

Monday, October 25th, 2010 Posted in Environment, Jobs, White Center news | Comments Off

Coming up next month - save the date to find out more about green jobs! Shared by Ian from White Center Community Development Association: COMMUNITY GREEN JOBS FORUM Friday, November 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm YWCA ... Read more..

Election countdown: The county sales-tax proposal

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 Posted in Election, King County, White Center news | Comments Off

Still making up your mind about King County Proposition 1? The Seattle Times (WCN partner) takes a look tonight. Read more..

Quick summary, while long version’s in the works: Lively candidates’ forum at Greenbridge

Thursday, October 21st, 2010 Posted in Election, Greenbridge, North Highline UAC, Politics, White Center news | 5 Comments »

(Top, moderator Jerry Robison, during the forum, with Joe McDermott and Diana Toledo; bottom, Joe Fitzgibbon and Mike Heavey right before it began) It'll take some time to write the full ... Read more..

Last reminder: Candidate forum TONIGHT at Greenbridge YWCA, presented by North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

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

One last reminder about the last major candidates' forum before the November 2nd election - North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is presenting it, at Greenbridge YWCA, with both candidates in ... Read more..

Traffic alert: White Center road closure tomorrow

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from King County: On Wednesday, Oct. 20, the King County Road Services Division will be making repairs to Southwest 108th Street between 4th Avenue Southwest and 2nd Avenue Southwest. ... Read more..

Update: Highway 509 now open again after deadly crash in Burien

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 Posted in burien, White Center news | 2 Comments »

ORIGINAL 12:34 AM REPORT: If you have to take Highway 509 this early morning, a traffic alert in Burien: A major crash has closed 509 both ways at South 128th ... Read more..

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s six-month progress report

Monday, October 18th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen Pool, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

Received from Julie Dow on behalf of the former Evergreen Pool: Six months ago, The Highline School District reached agreement with a community group to operate a closed pool in White ... Read more..

SW 98th corridor open for walking again

Saturday, October 16th, 2010 Posted in safety, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Thanks to Gill for the followup on the SW 98th Pedestrian Corridor, shut down two months ago after vandalism led to safety concerns. He says it's now open again, with ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk tonight! Here’s what you’ll see

Saturday, October 16th, 2010 Posted in Arts, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

The lineup for tonight's White Center Art Walk, 6-9 pm: Salvadorean Bakery (1719 SW. Roxbury St.): Fall photography show of the New Start High School students!! Ann Magyar’s crew of talented ... Read more..

In case you haven’t heard – South Park Bridge now has full replacement funding pledged

Friday, October 15th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

We've been covering it at partner site West Seattle Blog but it's big news for White Center and environs too: It was announced this afternoon that the South Park Bridge ... Read more..

King County budget: One more evening public hearing ahead

Friday, October 15th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

A reminder, in this county news release: Council Committee to host final evening public hearing on 2011 County Budget in Kent More than 300 people attend meetings in Seattle, Bellevue, Snohomish The Metropolitan ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank’s Rick Jump testifies at Seattle City Council budget hearing

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 Posted in west seattle, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Tonight at South Seattle Community College in West Seattle, as covered on partner site West Seattle Blog, about 200 people showed up for a Seattle City Council budget hearing - ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council schedules double-bill candidates’ forum

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 Posted in Election, North Highline UAC, Politics, White Center news | 2 Comments »

It's just been brought to our attention that while we've mentioned this several times on partner site West Seattle Blog, we haven't mentioned it here! In case you haven't already ... Read more..