Archive for October, 2011

White Center Halloween 2011: Trick-or-treat!

Monday, October 31st, 2011 Posted in Fun, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

Last night, the pumpkins ... tonight, the little punkins! Or, dinosaurs. This guy in green was moving along 16th SW with his adult chaperones during White Center merchants' trick-or-treat event ... Read more..

More post-‘Center of Attention’ updates, from the U.S. Attorney’s Office

Monday, October 31st, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Just out of the WCN inbox, from Thomas Bates, executive assistant U.S. Attorney: On Friday afternoon, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg, and Sue Rahr sent a letter ... Read more..

Pumpkins outside the Pub: 1st-ever White Center carving contest

Sunday, October 30th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

Right outside Mac's Triangle Pub in the Delridge Triangle, the first-ever White Center Pumpkin Carving Contest brought in a smattering of spirited entries tonight. Including that one with the Mac's ... Read more..

First-ever White Center Pumpkin Carving Contest tonight!

Sunday, October 30th, 2011 Posted in Fun, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

Bring your carved pumpkin(s) to Triangle Park at 16th and Roxbury starting at 6 tonight - judging starts at 7 - prizes! It's the first-ever White Center Pumpkin Carving Contest, ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s Thursday agenda: County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg, Storefront Deputy BJ Myers, more

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Next Thursday at 7 pm, the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meets at North Highline Fire District HQ, 1243 SW 112th. It's always an info-packed meeting, but in light of ... Read more..

More on some of last week’s ‘Operation Center of Attention’ arrests

Friday, October 28th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Seattle Weekly has been digging into some of the court documents on Operation Center of Attention arrestees. Just last night at the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting, as ... Read more..

White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition: After the sweeps … what now?

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor The monumental arrest/seizure sweeps of last week - and the well-attended meeting on Monday night - were the main topic at tonight's White Center-South Delridge ... Read more..

Governor’s proposed budget cut could throw a curveball at annexation process

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | 1 Comment »

As North Highline annexation proceeded these past few years - first with Burien completing annexation of the southern area, now with Burien pursuing annexation of the northern area - one ... Read more..

White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meets tonight

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

One more reminder - here's another chance to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem (and apathy is a problem, too). Join the White Center/South Delridge ... Read more..

After the arrests, the gathering: Community discussion on White Center safety, but ‘no magic wand’

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 6 Comments »

(Photos by Deanie Schwarz unless otherwise credited) By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now A gathering in Greenbridge last night was an offshoot of the dramatic events last week, when the U.S. ... Read more..

Update: County Council reaffirms dance-club moratorium

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

When the dance-club emergency moratorium came up at the County Council meeting on Monday afternoon, nobody spoke against it. There was a show of support, though, including a representative of ... Read more..

County Council hearing today on dance-club emergency moratorium

Monday, October 24th, 2011 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

This afternoon, the King County Council will hold a public hearing - as required by law - on the emergency dance-club (and similar establishments) moratorium they approved back in August. ... Read more..

Woman hit by bus, but not seriously hurt

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 Posted in Metro, west seattle, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Photo by Deanie Schwarz for WCN/WSB) As first reported on partner site West Seattle Blog: The Roxbury/Delridge/15th intersection was closed for a short time tonight after a bus hit a woman. ... Read more..

Followup: How ‘Operation Center of Attention’ plan sprung from White Center community concerns

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

“This neighborhood will not be a safe haven for criminals. It belongs to the families and people who live in White Center.” – U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan Story and ... Read more..

Video: Seized drugs, guns displayed, as authorities provide new information on the White Center raids

Friday, October 21st, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 13 Comments »

(Video by Deanie Schwarz for WCN) From White Center Now contributor Deanie Schwarz at the briefing on yesterday's big multi-agency law-enforcement operation in White Center - she was first on the ... Read more..

Update: Major law-enforcement operation in White Center – local and federal

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted in White Center news | 10 Comments »

(Photos by Deanie Schwarz for WCN) 1:55 PM: WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz reports that a major law-enforcement operation is under way in downtown White Center - we're working to get more ... Read more..

White Center’s new storefront Deputy “BJ” Myers is on the job – and on foot

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, People, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now On the first day on his new job as King County Sheriff's Office Storefront Deputy for White Center, Deputy Benjamin ... Read more..

October’s White Center Art Walk: A wheel-y good time

Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now A few highlights of the monthly Saturday night White Center Art Walk: At Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge: Deanna Sonza (at left in photo) ... Read more..

Summit planned Friday to tackle White Center problem: Helping the homeless, while stabilizing the community

Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in WestSide Baby, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Just in from White Center Chamber of Commerce president Mark Ufkes: The White Center Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission and WestSide Baby, is planning a ... Read more..

Tonight: White Center Art Walk, October edition!

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Posted in Arts, Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

Here's the full roundup, from Art Walk organizers. Sorry the links aren't active - we'll have to tweak that later: Southgate Roller Rink(9646 17th Ave SW): UNVEILING OF THE NEW SCULPTURES ... Read more..