Archive for May, 2012

White Center-based WestSide Baby adds more ways for you to help

Thursday, May 31st, 2012 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

(crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog, since WestSide Baby serves both areas) They help thousands of local families ... but they can't do it without help from you ... and ... Read more..

Date announced for first annexation-information forum in White Center

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

From Nhan Nguyen at the City of Burien: The first informational forum on the proposed annexation of North Highline by the City of Burien will be at 3.14 Bakery (9602 16th ... Read more..

Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis-court work almost done

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off

The final phase of the renovation work at Steve Cox Memorial Park's tennis courts in White Center is almost finished - the colorful new surface is in place, the sealant ... Read more..

Looking ahead: Pinewood Derby to raise $ for Jubilee Days

Monday, May 28th, 2012 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 1 Comment »

It's the calm before the storm ... of summer activities. Another White Center Jubilee Days fundraiser is coming up, though, if you haven't heard already: The 2nd annual Pinewood Derby ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank needs help now – don’t let your giving take a holiday!

Friday, May 25th, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

From the White Center Food Bank: If you’ve been waiting to do a food drive for the White Center Food Bank until you heard we really needed help, now is the ... Read more..

Liquor transition: White Center’s store is closing three days early

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | Comments Off

The state has just announced that instead of having May 31st be the final day for all state liquor stores, with June 1st the first day of privatized sales (that's ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District Commissioner Wayne Alishokis resigns

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | 2 Comments »

This was announced at last night's board meeting, and confirmed today in a news release we just received from the North Highline Fire District: Wayne Alishokis, retired North Highline firefighter and ... Read more..

Volunteers celebrate after another successful White Center Spring Clean

Saturday, May 19th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 9 Comments »

On the plaza at Greenbridge early this afternoon, the maroon-shirted volunteers who had just spent hours cleaning, painting, you name it, weren't resting - they were dancing! (Video to come.) ... Read more..

Video: U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott’s hour at Dubsea Coffee

Saturday, May 19th, 2012 Posted in Greenbridge, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

While setup went on outside for the Greenbridge Plaza party that's part of today's White Center Spring Clean, U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott - sporting a maroon Spring Clean T-shirt - ... Read more..

White Center Saturday: Spring Clean; Coffee with Your Congressman

Saturday, May 19th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Biggest event of the day is of course the annual mega-operation White Center Spring Clean, with hundreds of volunteers fanning out across the area to paint, build, pick up, and ... Read more..

Hear the helicopter last night? More information today

Friday, May 18th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

We received several reports last night from south Highland Park (West Seattle) as well as North Highline regarding a helicopter in the area for 10-15 minutes. Couldn't track down the ... Read more..

Update: It’s Bike to Work Day, with 2 White Center stops

Friday, May 18th, 2012 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

If you haven't left yet - we have a report from the road that while it's cloudy, it's dry! There are two "commute stations" in White Center for Bike to ... Read more..

Reminder: U.S. Rep. McDermott in White Center on Saturday

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 Posted in Greenbridge, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Spring Clean may be the biggest thing in WC on Saturday, but as first reported here last month, there's another big event that morning - Congressmember Jim McDermott ... Read more..

North Highline annexation: Burien’s informational roadshow starts at Glen Acres

Monday, May 14th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, boulevard park, burien, White Center news | 4 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor The second North Highline annexation-election info campaign has begun, with almost six months to go until the expected November vote. This wasn't technically a campaign event, ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk coming up next Saturday

Monday, May 14th, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just got the announcement of this Saturday's White Center Art Walk. The venues are: 3.14 9602 16th Ave SW Big Al Brewing 9832 14th Ave SW Café Rozella 9434 Delridge Way SW Company ... Read more..

White Center weekend scene: Kiwanis Club’s outdoor sale

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center Kiwanis Club, White Center news | Comments Off

That's the crew on duty this morning shortly after the Kiwanis Club of White Center kicked off its sale at Greenbridge Plaza, which was on the map for our partner ... Read more..

White Center sales on the map for West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow

Friday, May 11th, 2012 Posted in west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off

Through our original site West Seattle Blog, we organize the annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day. Tomorrow (Saturday, May 12th), is the 8th annual edition, and it's the fifth ... Read more..

Crime, safety, sobriety, transit – and prevention: NHUAC’s 2nd public-safety forum

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 Posted in Crime, safety, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Car thefts are on the rise in White Center and surrounding areas, "and I don't expect summer to really help that," is how King County ... Read more..

White Center crime: Subway robbed again

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to everybody who tipped us to this: The Subway shop on 16th SW in White Center was robbed again tonight. Sheriff's deputies are still in the area looking for ... Read more..

White Center man to serve as business rep for Machinists Union

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

From the Machinists Union comes this announcement of a new role for a White Center resident: Rich McCabe of White Center has been appointed as a Business Representative for Machinists Union ... Read more..