Archive for September, 2011

Burien annexation for White Center/Boulevard Park/etc.? Meet ‘Resolution 323′; city manager ‘encourages’ passing it

Friday, September 30th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 8 Comments »

The "packet" is out for next Monday night's potentially pivotal Burien City Council meeting discussion - and maybe a vote - on whether to officially get White Center/Boulevard Park/rest-of-North-Highline annexation ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council to discuss its future next Thursday

Friday, September 30th, 2011 Posted in North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The agenda is up for next Thursday's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, including a discussion of the council's own future - since the county has cut funding for UACs, it's ... Read more..

County issues warning for apartments over the former Club Evo

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

(UPDATE: The water is reported to have been turned back on.) By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Al Tijerina, King County DDES Code Enforcement Inspector, posted an Emergency Notice Order at ... Read more..

Will Burien pursue annexation? Vote of intent could come as soon as next week

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 4 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor After three months of intensive discussion about potential annexation of most of the rest of North Highline (as we've chronicled here), the Burien City Council ... Read more..

This Saturday: Donate food during Prudential NW’s ‘Global Volunteer Day’

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

The White Center Albertsons will be a site for donating food during this Saturday's "Global Volunteer Day" efforts by Prudential Northwest real-estate brokers. You can also donate cash, if you ... Read more..

Budget day! King County Executive presents his proposal; on to the Council

Monday, September 26th, 2011 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

8:02 AM: This morning at 11 am, we'll find out what King County Executive Dow Constantine is proposing for next year's budget, and how that might affect this part of ... Read more..

White Center crime: Armed robbery at Jali Studio

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 Posted in Businesses, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz reports that Jali Studio in the 9600 block of 16th SW was held up this afternoon. The store owner says the robbers were two men who ... Read more..

Update: Scenes from the first-ever Rat City Roller Prom!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 Posted in Fun, How to Help, southgate, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos by Deanie Schwarz for WCN) Yes, you can have a prom on rollerskates - check out Blair and Dina Lydia Johnson from neighboring Highland Park, at tonight's Rat City Roller ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank-benefiting Tomato Battle needs a few volunteers

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Perhaps the craziest fundraiser ever is happening this weekend in SODO - and its organizers chose White Center Food Bank as a beneficiary - but to pull it off, some ... Read more..

Video: Aviation Justice event flies into a late-summer night at Café Rozella

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 Posted in cafe rozella, White Center news | Comments Off

They're A Punk and His Guitar - and they featured an accordion, too. They were part of the scene on a gorgeous late-summer night on the West Seattle side ... Read more..

1st annexation leads to ‘remarkable’ efficiency, Burien City Council told, as it ponders a 2nd

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

Absent public comment - by design - and with only two items on the agenda, last night's special meeting of the Burien City Council ran just an hour and a ... Read more..

3rd medical-marijuana business for downtown White Center: Northwest Cannabis Market

Monday, September 19th, 2011 Posted in Health, Medical marijuana, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Another White Center medical-marijuana patient collective will be opening next weekend - Saturday, September 24 - at 9640 16th SW. ... Read more..

Reminder: Burien City Council talks annexation again tonight

Monday, September 19th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

If you're tracking the Burien City Council's path toward deciding whether to pursue annexation of the unincorporated area of North Highline that includes White Center - you'll want to either ... Read more..

Veterans’ Park re-dedicated in Delridge Triangle: Dream come true

Sunday, September 18th, 2011 Posted in history, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now The White Center Chamber of Commerce’s rededication of Veterans Park in the Delridge Triangle this afternoon was the culmination of a six-year dream of ... Read more..

Reminder: White Center Veterans’ Park re-dedication today

Sunday, September 18th, 2011 Posted in Parks, People, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo by Patrick Sand for WCN) One more reminder - 4 pm today, the community, and especially veterans, are invited to the re-dedication of the White Center Triangle Veterans' Park at ... Read more..

Tomorrow: Bring your used car seat(s) to WestSide Baby in White Center!

Friday, September 16th, 2011 Posted in Environment, safety, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

(Adapted from an announcement first published earlier this week on partner site West Seattle Blog) White Center-headquartered WestSide Baby has accepted car seats for recycling before - but usually, just the ... Read more..

Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis-court overhaul begins

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 Posted in Parks, Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz sent that photo with news that the tennis courts at Steve Cox Memorial Park are dug up, as work starts on a renovation project. She checked ... Read more..

Burien City Council still not ready to commit to moving ahead with annexation

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

At one point a few months back, some observers had wondered whether the Burien City Council was hell-bent on rushing forward with annexation of most of the rest of North ... Read more..

9/11 tribute begins the day at Holy Family Community Street Fair

Sunday, September 11th, 2011 Posted in history, Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off

The Pledge of Allegiance, led by 9/11 first-responder Rudy Alvarado, and the national anthem, led by Holy Family School assistant principal Anca Wilson, started this morning's tribute at the HF ... Read more..

White Center Triangle Veterans’ Park: Your re-dedication invitation

Sunday, September 11th, 2011 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo taken this morning by Patrick Sand for WCN) On this tenth anniversary of 9/11, tribute is being paid not only to those lost on that day, but to those who ... Read more..