Archive for June, 2012

New art installation at Luso Food and Wine in White Center

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Local artist RobRoy Chalmers sent word he has just installed a new "Swarm" at Luso Food and Wine in White Center. He explains his work here. But as is the ... Read more..

White Center Field Days: Come out and play this summer!

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

Just out of the inbox: Please spread the word or join in on these fun opportunities to stay active and build community in White Center! WHAT: FREE! White Center Summer Field Days ... Read more..

What the helicopter was doing

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 2 Comments »

Still a story in progress, but within the past hour, a TV helicopter was over White Center/Highland Park, and answered a question via Twitter that it was checking out an ... Read more..

Speaking of fireworks … they’re back for Jubilee Days, on July 18

Monday, June 25th, 2012 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Though the date hasn't been widely publicized yet, we've confirmed that a fireworks show will again be part of Jubilee Days this year - we were wondering, while writing our ... Read more..

Last 4th of July with legal fireworks in unincorporated North Highline?

Sunday, June 24th, 2012 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 7 Comments »

Whether you love them, hate them, or don't care about them, it's notable that this might be the last 4th of July with legal personal fireworks in White Center and ... Read more..

Followup: SWAT standoff, arrest following armed robbery on 8th SW

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 Posted in burien, Crime | Comments Off

We got a few calls/notes about a SWAT standoff near the Evergreen campus late Wednesday night/early Thursday. Sorry that it's taken a while to get the details, but we now ... Read more..

VIDEO: Will White Center become part of Burien? City leaders come to WC for annexation-info meeting

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 12 Comments »

If you couldn't make it to tonight's first White Center informational session about November's North Highline vote on Burien annexation - you can watch our video of the entire hour-long ... Read more..

South Delridge parking change proposed in Seattle ‘rechannelization’ plan

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

On partner site West Seattle Blog, we just published a story that includes information of interest for the Delridge Triangle just across the line from White Center: The Seattle Department ... Read more..

Tonight’s the night: Burien-annexation forum in White Center

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Burien leaders are promising informational forums at least once a month between now and the November North Highline annexation vote, and tonight is the first official public event - 6 ... Read more..

Full Tilt Ice Cream marks 4 years in White Center, again giving a gift

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

This afternoon, we found Mike on duty behind the counter at Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center - on the fourth anniversary of the shop's grand opening. And once ... Read more..

Need help with litter or graffiti? White Center woman launching ‘Neat Street’

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 9 Comments »

Story and photo by Tracy Record White Center Now editor Lea Kuchan and her 9-year-old daughter have been picking up litter and cleaning away graffiti as a labor of love - both ... Read more..

Another annexation-information event set: Dubsea Coffee on July 12th

Monday, June 18th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

As previously reported, the next annexation-information session presented by the City of Burien is at 6 pm this Thursday (June 21st) at 3.14 Bakery, 9602 16th Ave SW. And now ... Read more..

Two searches in North Highline

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 2 Comments »

1:52 AM: First, Seattle Police and King County Sheriff's Deputies have been looking for a driver who fled the scene of a crash on Roxbury near the Safeway store. Now ... Read more..

Annexation vote: Burien seeking volunteers for committees that will write pro/con ballot statements

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

Just out of the WCN inbox: Members are being sought for Pro and Con Committees to prepare statements on the proposed annexation of North Highline that will be included in the King ... Read more..

Trusted Advocates’ storytelling, this Friday: ‘Our Stories, Our Voices’

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 Posted in Cultural Center, People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just might be the most interesting thing you do all weekend - check it out: You are invited to the monthly TRUSTED ADVOCATES Storytelling Program OUR STORIES, OUR VOICES Date: Friday, June 15th AT: The White ... Read more..

To be or not to be ‘Rat City’: Debate draws crowd to White Center Chamber lunch

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | 17 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor "The monthly Chamber luncheon's been happening for over 60 years ... but I don't think we've had this many people in a long time," White ... Read more..

Embrace the rat, or not? White Center Chamber to discuss today

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

Rat City Rollergirls. Rat City Business Association. They, among others, have embraced the rat in White Center's nickname "Rat City" (the origins of which are still argued to this day). As first reported ... Read more..

DJ’s to team up Tuesday at White Center’s Southgate Roller Rink

Monday, June 11th, 2012 Posted in Fun, southgate, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Tomorrow night, two and a half hours, two DJs at White Center's Southgate Roller Rink, 8:30-11 pm. DJ FeenX tells us that for her and DJ McLovin', "It's our first ... Read more..

‘Eden,’ partly filmed in White Center, wins SIFF award

Sunday, June 10th, 2012 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Last fall, an independent film titled "Eden" shot some scenes in White Center. It's complete and has just received an award at the Seattle International Film Festival, according to this ... Read more..

Author Annette Cottrell at Village Green Perennial Nursery today

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

This afternoon at 1 pm, Annette Cottrell, the author of "The Urban Farm Handbook" will be at Village Green Perennial Nursery (10223 26th SW) to sign books. Full details are ... Read more..