Archive for February, 2012

Dr. Susan Enfield says she’s taking the Highline Public Schools superintendent job

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

Just last night, Highline Public Schools announced that it had offered its superintendent job to Dr. Susan Enfield, who's been interim superintendent for Seattle Public Schools. This morning, Enfield announced ... Read more..

This Thursday: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council tackles traffic

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

What's up with the 16th SW divider in downtown White Center, and other road-related questions, are at the heart of the agenda for this Thursday night's meeting of the North ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools offers superintendent job to Seattle Public Schools’ Dr. Susan Enfield

Monday, February 27th, 2012 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

After public forums last week, the Highline Public Schools board has already made up its mind which of three superintendent candidates it would like to hire. It's offered the job ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Proletariat Pizza announces delivery pilot

Monday, February 27th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just posted on Proletariat Pizza's Facebook page: We're taking a leap of faith and will be trying out delivery tonight. Monday through Wednesday only, rough boundaries are 35th to the west, ... Read more..

Don’t let this one skate by! Last call to contribute a White Center skate sculpture

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Posted in Arts, southgate, White Center news | Comments Off

Artists who haven't already signed up for this - you have just a few days to go! White Center is on a roll and your creation can be part of ... Read more..

Election 2012: Precinct caucuses coming up

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Next Saturday, Republicans in our state hold precinct caucuses - with White Center a central gathering point, 10 am-noon at the Evergreen Campus - and since the presidential nomination isn't ... Read more..

Update: Seattle keeps North Highline as Potential Annexation Area, just in case

Friday, February 24th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

(NOTE: That's the archived video of this afternoon's meeting - below are notes as we published them during the meeting) 2:25 PM: Happening right now: Click the "play" button to watch ... Read more..

White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meets tonight

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Posted in Crime, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Concerned about safety in your community, your neighborhood? Tonight the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition invites you to be part of its next meeting: The next Community Safety Meeting will ... Read more..

White Center Albertsons sold, to become Super Saver Foods; pharmacy’s last day tomorrow

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Ted e-mailed us this morning: I received a notice in the mail yesterday from White Center Albertsons Sav-On Pharmacy saying that they were closing tomorrow, Feb 23, and my prescription records ... Read more..

Annexation discussion on Seattle City Council committee agenda

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Last year, when a Seattle City Council committee reiterated that it didn't plan to pursue annexation of White Center (and other parts of mostly north North Highline), even though their ... Read more..

Presidents Day today: Holiday notes

Monday, February 20th, 2012 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 3 Comments »

For Highline Public Schools, it's mid-winter break all week till classes resume Wednesday. Most if not all others have at least today off. ... Metro is on a "weekday/no UW" ... Read more..

Hope for Hicklin Lake? A new chance at cleanup money

Sunday, February 19th, 2012 Posted in Environment, White Center news | Comments Off

Dick Thurnau from Friends of Hicklin Lake says there's a new chance at grant funding to "clean up Hicklin Lake's water condition." He's announced a February 28th meeting, 7 pm ... Read more..

Happening tonight: White Center Art Walk, February 2012 edition!

Saturday, February 18th, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

(Added 7:51 pm - "The Solace of a Wounded Heart" by James C. Bassett at Dubsea Coffee) More than a dozen venues participating this time around - and the full lineup ... Read more..

Burien annexation of White Center (etc.) gets final Boundary Review Board approval

Friday, February 17th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

This was mostly a formality - but nonetheless, it's a formality worth noting. From the City of Burien's weekly newsletter, word that the Boundary Review Board finalized its approval of ... Read more..

Sweetheart Failautusi’s killer pleads guilty; 15-year sentence recommended

Friday, February 17th, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) The man charged with second-degree murder in last August's White Center murder of 23-year-old Sweetheart Failautusi has just admitted in court that he did ... Read more..

Golden anniversary for Taco Time NW, founded in White Center

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Taco Time Northwest has announced its 50th-anniversary celebration this month - and in case you somehow didn't know this, this branch of the restaurant chain's first location was right here ... Read more..

Video: Coyote sighting in White Center Heights Park

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in White Center news, Wildlife | 2 Comments »

Coyotes are not as rare in this area as some might think, yet they're still a startling, sometimes mesmerizing sight. Ted Johnson caught one on camera while driving by White ... Read more..

White Center Eagles announce Mardi Gras Mask & Costume Ball

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 Posted in Fun, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off

At 6 pm February 18th, it's Mardi Gras time at the White Center Eagles HQ, 10452 15th Ave SW. Here's the announcement: The White Center Eagles presents "Mardi Gras Mask and ... Read more..

WCN Extra: A Valentine’s Day 2012 greeting from a reader to his wife*

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 Posted in Holidays | Comments Off

Happy Valentine's Day 2012 A poem for Lois Schipper; my remarkable wife My wife is more beautiful now than the day I met her over 22 years ago. I wrote a ... Read more..

Papa’s Pub reaches settlement with state, surrenders liquor license

Monday, February 13th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 2 Comments »

One week ago, we broke the news that Papa's Pub had shut down. There had been some questions in the interim about whether it really would stay shut down. Its ... Read more..