Archive for January, 2011

Got primer? Donations needed to help fight graffiti vandalism

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 Posted in Graffiti, How to Help, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Thanks to Gill, WCN got the heads-up that the King County Sheriff’s Office storefront is currently in great need of graffiti-paintout ... Read more..

Full house as Company opens in downtown White Center

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now After nearly 11 months of painstaking build-out, the Company Bar (9608 -16th Ave. SW in White Center) had its Grand Opening ... Read more..

Drug-disposal discussion at White Center Community Safety Coalition

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in Environment, Health, White Center news | Comments Off

From last night's White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting: Will Perry from King County Public Health told the group about getting rid of unused drugs instead of leaving them around ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s next meeting

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

Thursday (February 3rd), 7 pm, North Highline Fire District HQ, it's the next meeting of your North Highline Unincorporated Area Council. Here's the agenda: February 3, 2011 7:00 p.m. ... Read more..

Who will annex White Center? Seattle’s pulling back, for now

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, King County, White Center news | 5 Comments »

The prospects of Seattle annexing White Center (and other parts of the still-unincorporated area) brightened at one point last year - as first reported here - when the Seattle City ... Read more..

Opening night tonight for White Center’s new Company

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

(WCN photos by Deanie Schwarz) As first reported here earlier this week, after almost a year of work, Company opens today at 4 pm in the heart of White Center's main ... Read more..

West Seattle news: Sketch released in attack investigation

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 Posted in Crime, west seattle | Comments Off

(Note: While our West Seattle site is down - its server-management company says they're under denial-of-service attack - we're posting stories here, since this site is unaffected, using a different ... Read more..

Car fire at Olson/Myers causing traffic jam

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off

We've heard from numerous people wondering what's causing the backup at Olson/Myers, on the way from White Center (and West Seattle) toward Highway 509 and South Park. It's on the ... Read more..

Update on 10th SW fire/marijuana investigation

Monday, January 24th, 2011 Posted in Crime, fire, White Center news | Comments Off

An update this morning from King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. John Urquhart, with the cause of the weekend fire and the scope of what KCSO calls a grow operation: An ... Read more..

Ahead this week: NHUAC committee meeting, and you’re invited

Monday, January 24th, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

From the WCN inbox: The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, King County Government, Public Safety & Code Enforcement Committee will be having a meeting on Thursday January 27th 6:30pm @ the ... Read more..

10th SW house fire in White Center sparks marijuana investigation

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 Posted in Crime, fire, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

4:15 PM: According to KING5.com, a fire on 10th Avenue SW early this morning has sparked a King County Sheriff's Office investigation - because of an alleged marijuana-growing operation. Here's ... Read more..

Attention, artists: Public art for Strength of Place Village

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the South Park Arts website - a call for public art for White Center's Strength of Place Village. Application deadline is a little over a month away. Details here. Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition delves into drugs this Thursday

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 Posted in Health, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Fourth Thursday means the White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meets - here's the announcement: More than 17,000 calls to the Washington Poison Center were about children poisoned by medicines. Washington ... Read more..

And yet more White Center new-business news: Company almost open

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We first told you about Company, in the works for the central White Center business district, last February, in a story about that month's meeting of the White Center-South Delridge ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Be’s says it will share space with Crawfish Grill

Friday, January 21st, 2011 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Another new restaurant coming to White Center - sharing space with an existing one. After spotting the banner you see in the photo, WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz checked in with ... Read more..

New White Center business: Boost Mobile storefront

Friday, January 21st, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz spotted this new Boost Mobile (with Virgin Mobile signage too) store across from Marv's Broiler, at 9819 16th SW. Nobody around to talk to, she reports, ... Read more..

First the banners, now new signs welcoming you to White Center

Friday, January 21st, 2011 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Thanks to Gill for the photo and the news that the new multilingual "Welcome to White Center" signs are up in at least two spots - this one's along SW ... Read more..

Councilmember Joe McDermott to chair County Health Board

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 Posted in Health, King County, White Center news | Comments Off

It's official - White Center's King County Councilmember is leading the County Board of Health. Here's the announcement we just received: At its first meeting of the New Year, the members ... Read more..

Man shot in White Center, sheriff’s deputies investigating

Monday, January 17th, 2011 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from Sgt. John Urquhart with the King County Sheriff's Office: A party at a house in White Center “went bad” early Sunday morning (January 16th). Numerous shots were ... Read more..

MLK Day: Transportation changes, and more

Monday, January 17th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, Metro, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Metro's on a "reduced-weekday" schedule for the holiday. Most government offices/facilities are closed - no school, no mail; banks are closed too. MLK Day is also a Day of Service ... Read more..