Archive for January, 2012

Metro changes, WestSide Baby on the agenda for North Highline Unincorporated Area Council this Thursday

Sunday, January 29th, 2012 Posted in Metro, North Highline UAC, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin, the agenda for, and a preview of, this Thursday night's meeting: Deanna Martin from King County Metro Transit will be providing updates ... Read more..

Happy Lunar New Year! Lion Dance at Ca’t Tuong Herb Shop in White Center

Saturday, January 28th, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Story and video by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Au Lac Vovinam, a High Point-based martial-arts team, sent their Lion Dance Team to White Center this morning. Vanessa Nguyen, owner ... Read more..

Happy anniversary! Company Bar celebrates its first year

Saturday, January 28th, 2012 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now “It’s been a long year – in the best way, “ said Jesse Lovell, as he prepared the stage of ... Read more..

White Center Market temporarily closed by fire damage

Friday, January 27th, 2012 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off

The White Center Market at 98th and 16th SW is closed right now because of damage from a fire earlier this week, reports WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz (who also took ... Read more..

One-Night Count finds 55 homeless people without shelter in White Center

Friday, January 27th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Organizers say they know it's not the full number, but they do the best they can to muster a huge volunteer force to roam the county one night a year ... Read more..

Happy anniversary to Company! Join the party tonight

Friday, January 27th, 2012 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

Jesse Lovell of Company in downtown White Center says they're celebrating their first anniversary with a "great big rock and roll party" tonight, and inviting you to join in. 8 ... Read more..

Update: White Center Pawn Pros robbery video

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

3:40 PM: The King County Sheriff's Office is making video available from surveillance cameras that were on during the Pawn Pros robbery night before last. It's not available online yet ... Read more..

Mark your calendar: NHUAC’s Public Safety forum on February 9th

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Talking about public safety is always timely - but in light of a few recent incidents, it's an especially good time for a reminder that the North Highline Unincorporated Area ... Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Power outage; wind advisory extended

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

(Screengrab of SCL webmap with White Center-and-beyond outages as of 12:30 am, click for "live" version) 12:41 AM: Seattle City Light now has more than 7,000 homes and businesses out of ... Read more..

Update: King County Sheriff’s Office investigates robbery at White Center Pawn Pros

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

9:16 PM: Thanks to those who tipped us about a major King County Sheriff's Office presence just south of the White Center business district. Deputies were at Pawn Pros, where ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District board meeting tonight

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

Continued from its regular third-Monday time slot, the North Highline Fire District Board of Commissioners meets tonight, 7 pm, NHFD headquarters. Read on for agenda details: Read more..

Why there’s a roadblock in the heart of White Center

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photo by Patrick Sand) Thanks to those who tipped us on this (206-293-6302 or whitecenternow@gmail.com any time): We went over to check out reports police had blocked off an area ... Read more..

Update: Boundary Review Board votes to recommend approval of Burien annexation

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

8 PM TOPLINE: The Boundary Review Board has just given its unanimous preliminary approval to Burien's proposal to annex most of what's left of unincorporated North Highline. Final approval wouldn't ... Read more..

Reminder: Boundary Review Board’s final annexation meeting tonight

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

They reiterate that no public testimony will be allowed - but if you want to see and hear firsthand how the Boundary Review Board discusses the Burien annexation proposal for ... Read more..

Monday school closure: Shorewood Elementary

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Elissa for the heads-up: Shorewood Elementary School is still closed today - not snow/ice this time, but a power outage, one of three Highline Public Schools campuses with ... Read more..

Update: White Center Food Bank now OK on volunteers – thanks!

Saturday, January 21st, 2012 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

A group of volunteers who were to help suddenly canceled - so Audrey Zemke at White Center Food Bank says they need "five to seven people" from about 10 am-1 ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk delayed one week

Saturday, January 21st, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

In the midst of the ice and snow, the advisory arrived ... instead of happening tonight as usual, the White Center Art Walk will happen one week later than usual. ... Read more..

Metro hoping to return to normal this weekend

Friday, January 20th, 2012 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

From Metro: While King County Metro Transit bus routes remain on snow routing through the end of Friday, the agency hopes to begin returning to normal operations over the weekend. People ... Read more..

White Center Snow Watch: Ongoing Friday updates …

Thursday, January 19th, 2012 Posted in Schools, Weather, White Center news | 1 Comment »

*Metro will remain on snow routing - Friday morning details here *Seattle Public Schools already have announced they'll be closed *Highline Public Schools are closed Friday. *So is West Seattle Montessori. *Holy Family closed ... Read more..

White Center Snow Watch: Thursday closures/changes

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 Posted in Highline School District, Schools, Weather, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(White Center snow fun photo courtesy of Gill) UPDATED THURSDAY MORNING: Highline Public Schools have now announced they'll be closed Thursday too. ADDED 8:07 PM: Holy Family School and West Seattle Montessori ... Read more..