Archive for August, 2012

High-school football: Evergreen falls to Chief Sealth, 26-20

Friday, August 31st, 2012 Posted in Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos by Nick Adams for WCN) Closely fought football-season opener at Southwest Athletic Complex in West Seattle tonight - but in the end, the Evergreen High School Wolverines lost to the ... Read more..

Happening today/tonight: White Center Promise celebration; Evergreen football

Friday, August 31st, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Two events of note: The White Center Community Development Association's White Center Promise celebration is today, 4-6:30 pm at Greenbridge - full details on the WCCDA website. Also, high-school football ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools’ 1st day: More scenes from the superintendent’s tour

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Photos by Nick Adams for White Center Now) White Center Heights Elementary kindergartener Roeesah Thanh not only started school today - she met new Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield. ... Read more..

First day of school for Highline – and new superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo by Nick Adams for White Center Now) Be careful out there! It's the first day of school for Highline Public Schools. In our photo, that's new Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield ... Read more..

P.U.S.H. Radio to host ‘Last Day of Summer Street Fair’

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

P.U.S.H. Radio (Positive Urban Sounds of Hope) will be hosting a Last Day of Summer Street Fair in White Center this Saturday (September 1st) from 5-9 pm, at Greenbridge Plaza, ... Read more..

2 golden retrievers found at McLendon Hardware

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in: We found 2 young golden retrievers this morning by our store. No collars on them. Sandy Simmons White Center McLendon Hardware 206-762-4090 Read more..

Man accidentally shoots himself, KCSO says

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

We're at the scene of a shooting that caused a lot of commotion - then turned out to be accidental. A man has gone to the hospital with a gunshot ... Read more..

White Center cleanup September 8th! Neat Street invites you to join in

Monday, August 27th, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Cleanups come in all sizes. The most important thing is who participates - and that means you. This invitation is just in from Lea at Neat Street (featured here on ... Read more..

Three more days of summer vacation for Highline Public Schools

Sunday, August 26th, 2012 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

Before this week is out, thousands of Highline Public Schools students will be back in class. Thursday is the first day of school. Last day: June 13, 2013. Read more..

‘Annexation veterans’ – plus a few ‘new faces’ – fill annexation-info meeting

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor With two and a half months to go until the annexation vote, there was something of a "let's get it over with already" mood to ... Read more..

2 1/2 months till annexation vote; next info session tonight

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

Something you want to know about the Burien annexation proposal before you vote? Tonight is your next chance to ask questions and get answers, in person - the traveling presentation/Q&A ... Read more..

White Center Salvation Army welcomes Captains Jennifer and Raymond Erickson-King

Monday, August 20th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

Just announced by the Salvation Army - new White Center leadership: The Salvation Army Northwest Division announces the appointment of Captains Raymond and Jennifer Erickson-King, to the Seattle White Center Corps. Prior ... Read more..

Tonight: Rat City Recon, Rollergirls, and Art Walk!

Saturday, August 18th, 2012 Posted in Fun | Comments Off

It's a mega-night in White Center. Headlining the bill: The Rat City Recon music fest we first told you about here two weeks ago. "7 killer bands, 3 great venues." It ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District board meeting, report #2: Dave Duff returns as commissioner

Friday, August 17th, 2012 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

(Dave Duff, right, takes the oath of office, read by Ray Austin) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor The North Highline Board of Fire Commissioners has a new chair - who's also ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District board meeting, report #1: On the Central Washington firelines

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

First, and shortest, of three reports from tonight's North Highline Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, led by newly appointed (more in report #2) commissioner Dave Duff, a former board chair ... Read more..

Two weeks till White Center Community Development Association’s Promise celebration

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

(WCN photo from July 2011's White Center Promise celebration) Once again this summer, White Center Community Development Association is hosting a celebration of the White Center Promise initiative - which is ... Read more..

Happy 4th birthday, Big Al Brewing!

Sunday, August 12th, 2012 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | Comments Off

The first story ever published here on WCN, on August 7, 2008, was about the grand opening of Big Al Brewing in White Center. This weekend, Big Al's has been ... Read more..

County leaders tell state to hold Waste Management accountable for strike-related problems

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 7 Comments »

Just in from King County: King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert today urged the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) to conduct a thorough investigation ... Read more..

Night Out in White Center: Scenes from a block party

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 Posted in Crime, Neighborhoods, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to North Highline/White Center neighborhood advocate Gill Loring for sharing photos from one of Tuesday night's Night Out block parties - 20th SW between 102nd and 104th. The host ... Read more..

Hunger-fighters’ mega-barbecue fills Greenbridge Plaza

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

One more big event Tuesday night besides Night Out - thousands of people invited to the annual hunger-fighting summertime mega-barbecue at Greenbridge Plaza, with partners including the White Center ... Read more..