Archive for December, 2010

Year in review: King County Executive lists accomplishments

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Received from King County Executive Dow Constantine's office today: 2010: a year of accomplishment and reform After one year, tangible progress made toward protecting community values and returning King County to financial ... Read more..

White Center Christmas 2010: Your morning coffee

Saturday, December 25th, 2010 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Cafe Rozella is open this morning, 7:30 am-noon, per proprietor Leticia - that's the only open-on-Christmas-Day White Center coffee shop we know of. 9434 Delridge Way SW. Read more..

Likely Green River victim grew up in White Center

Saturday, December 25th, 2010 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Following up on the King County Sheriff's Office announcement that remains of another likely Green River Killer victim had been identified, seattlepi.com tells more of her story tonight, in an ... Read more..

Followup: North Highline Fire District board’s response to report

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

For White Center Now, Deanie Schwarz went to today's North Highline Fire District board meeting to see what would be said about the newly released state report (see our story ... Read more..

State investigation completed into North Highline Fire District ‘citizen hotline report’

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

The office of state auditor Brian Sonntag has finished its investigation into citizen complaints about the North Highline Fire District, submitted through the "citizen hotline." The report says this investigation ... Read more..

White Center in the TV spotlight on KING 5 – twice

Friday, December 17th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photos by Deanie Schwarz) White Center will be in the spotlight on KING 5 TV twice in the next few days. We'll talk about the second one first: That's West ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank needs pre-holiday help

Friday, December 17th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, Volunteering, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

The White Center Food Bank just put out the call for volunteer help. From volunteer coordinator Audrey Zemke: The White Center Food Bank needs help this coming week handing out food ... Read more..

Greenbridge neighbor? Community forum this Friday

Thursday, December 16th, 2010 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off

An announcement we were invited to share: Greenbridge Community Active Together Forum” is coming up… What? Bring your ... Read more..

Video: White Center Community Christmas Tree Lighting

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Yes, the power that was hooked up just the other day worked perfectly tonight for the lighting of the White Center Community Christmas Tree in the Delridge Triangle. It's ... Read more..

Greenbridge streetlight inspections: No problems, says Seattle City Light

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 Posted in Greenbridge, safety, utilities, White Center news | Comments Off

Followup on our report that Seattle City Light planned to inspect Greenbridge streetlights and poles after a "contact voltage" discovery in West Seattle's similarly built High Point neighborhood: Tonight, SCL ... Read more..

Big storm burst will apparently not have an encore

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

The short burst of hammering rain and roaring wind around 12:30 am was "isolated," according to the National Weather Service, but it will remain windy at times through the night, ... Read more..

A holiday miracle: Power for the Delridge Triangle parklet!

Monday, December 13th, 2010 Posted in Holidays, utilities, White Center news | 1 Comment »

White Center Now contributor Deanie Schwarz sent word this afternoon that the hoped-for power has arrived in the Delridge Triangle mini-park area, in plenty of time for Wednesday's Christmas Tree ... Read more..

White Center community Christmas tree is up, with lighting planned for Wednesday

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 Posted in Holidays, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(Photos by Deanie Schwarz for White Center Now/West Seattle Blog) As White Center Chamber of Commerce president Mark Ufkes promised during last Wednesday's Chamber holiday luncheon (WCN coverage here), the first ... Read more..

Partner site is down – will post WS news here if necessary

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 Posted in west seattle | Comments Off

In case anybody comes here looking for this information - our partner site West Seattle Blog is currently down because of problems where our server is hosted. If there's any ... Read more..

White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition: From drugs to coffee to Facebook

Friday, December 10th, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 15 Comments »

Story and photo by Karen Berge Reporting for White Center Now The White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition held their final meeting for the year last night in the White Center DSHS ... Read more..

Special North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting next Thursday

Friday, December 10th, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

Here's the agenda for next Thursday's special meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: 7:00 p.m. Call to order ... Read more..

Streetlight-safety inspections ahead for Greenbridge in the wake of High Point problem, Queen Anne dog death

Thursday, December 9th, 2010 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off

Seattle City Light superintendent Jorge Carrasco has just revealed that White Center's Greenbridge will have all its metal streetlight poles checked within the next two weeks, in the aftermath of ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition meets Thursday

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 Posted in white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

The official announcement: The White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition Meeting will be this Thursday, December 9th, from 6-8 pm. We will be meeting at the DSHS building located at ... Read more..

White Center Chamber lunch: Heroes honored, and more

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

That's unedited video of a highlight of today's well-attended White Center Chamber of Commerce luncheon - a celebration of community heroes, including Holy Family School principal Frank Cantwell (who you ... Read more..

White Center heroes to be celebrated at Chamber luncheon Tuesday

Monday, December 6th, 2010 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Chamber of Commerce president Mark Ufkes says more than 50 local business reps have confirmed they'll be at Tuesday's White Center Chamber lunch at the Salvation Army - ... Read more..