Archive for September, 2012

Grocery-store employees help catch suspect in restroom attack

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 Posted in burien, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Though the store in this story is in Burien, it's close enough to White Center that some may shop there, so we're sharing this report just received from the King ... Read more..

Followup: Child reported OK after Thursday night incident

Friday, September 28th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

A few people have asked us about a Thursday night crash at 16th/100th in White Center that apparently involved a child on a scooter, reportedly hit by a car. We ... Read more..

Pride Skate’s one-year anniversary next week at Southgate; after-party at Company

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 Posted in southgate, White Center news | Comments Off

Big party at the rink! From Southgate co-owner Erin Venables: Pride Skate Seattle is celebrating their one-year anniversary, October 3rd, 9-11 pm, $7 @ the door! Come roller skate, visit ... Read more..

Annexation vote ahead: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council announces details of October 4th forum

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

We had mentioned previously that the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council was planning an informational forum on annexation before the November 6th election, and now we have details: Interested in the ... Read more..

Update: Woman found dead in Mallard Lake was missing – from California

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

(9/7/12 photo by WCN co-publisher Patrick Sand) The King County Sheriff's Office has sent an update on the case of Victoria McMullen, the woman found dead in Mallard Lake on September ... Read more..

VisitWhiteCenter.com officially launches: Check out the new site!

Monday, September 24th, 2012 Posted in Online, White Center news | Comments Off

The new White Center Chamber of Commerce website is officially launched! Here's the formal announcement just out of the WCN inbox: Today, the White Center Chamber of Commerce is proud to ... Read more..

Photos: Rat City Roller Prom, 2012 edition, at Southgate Rink

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 Posted in Fun, southgate, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Party on wheels! No doubt some are still recovering today from last night's second annual Rat City Roller Prom at Southgate Roller Rink - a prom for grownups. WCN contributing ... Read more..

Happy anniversary, Spencer’s Automotive – party till 3 pm

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 Posted in Businesses, People, White Center news | Comments Off

Congratulations to the Spencer family - Rich, Joan, and daughter Rachel - as the family business reaches a milestone today: Half a century! Spencer's Automotive is the Shell station/auto-repair shop ... Read more..

Spaghetti for dinner on Saturday! Holy Family fundraiser

Friday, September 21st, 2012 Posted in Holy Family, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

You've been invited to dinner on Saturday, 5-8 pm at Holy Family School: Bring the family for a spaghetti dinner and raffle at Holy Family School in White Center (9615 20th ... Read more..

Video: VIP visitors, volunteers at WestSide Baby for ‘Day of Caring’

Friday, September 21st, 2012 Posted in Volunteering, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos and video by WCN's Patrick Sand) Of course EVERY day is a "day of caring" at White Center-headquartered WestSide Baby, which helps thousands of families every year. But today is ... Read more..

Happening today/tonight: White Center Food Bank donation drive; WC Community Development Association dinner

Friday, September 21st, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Two event reminders: DAY OF CARING FOOD DRIVE: As part of the United Way of King County Day of Caring, there's a food drive for the White Center Food Bank today, ... Read more..

Video: Dedication celebration for Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis-court renovation

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 Posted in Parks, Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off

In this afternoon's bright late-summer sunshine, a small group of dignitaries and community members gathered to celebrate the renovated Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis courts. (Added: Video of the entire ... Read more..

Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis-court ceremony Thursday

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from King County Parks via Facebook, that photo and this invitation for you: Tennis, anyone? Please join King County Parks for a special ribbon cutting ceremony to rededicate the ... Read more..

Happy third anniversary to Proletariat Pizza!

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 1 Comment »

It's been exactly three years since Mike and Stefanie Albaeck opened the doors to Proletariat Pizza (9622 16th SW). And what a time it's been! They're not only busy, they've ... Read more..

Next White Center Community Development Mixer set for September 24

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Mikel Davila from the White Center Community Development Association sends word that the next business mixer is set for Monday, September 24th, 6-7:30 pm at one of WC's newer businesses, ... Read more..

Proletariat Pizza celebrates 3rd anniversary Tuesday – by giving a gift

Sunday, September 16th, 2012 Posted in Food, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Make plans to have Proletariat Pizza for dinner (etc.) this Tuesday, because you'll not only be helping them celebrate their third anniversary - you'll also be helping the White Center ... Read more..

Tonight: White Center Art Walk, September edition

Saturday, September 15th, 2012 Posted in Arts, Businesses, Health, White Center news | Comments Off

It's White Center Art Walk night, 6-9 pm! One of the places you can stop for art and treats is Center Studio (9611 16th SW), whose proprietor Lonjina Verdugo sends ... Read more..

Friday night sunset, photographed from White Center

Saturday, September 15th, 2012 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Alice Haury for the sunset view from White Center, looking toward Vashon (the forested foreground) and then the Olympic Mountains! Read more..

First Zippy’s moves to WC, now Meander’s: Popular West Seattle eatery to take over ex-Papa’s Pub

Friday, September 14th, 2012 Posted in Food, White Center news | 4 Comments »

We reported this tonight on our partner site West Seattle Blog - but in case you don't read WSB, we wanted to make sure you heard about it here too. ... Read more..

Video: Sheriff’s candidates headline North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Public Safety Forum

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 Posted in Election, King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The two candidates for King County Sheriff on the November 6th ballot came to White Center tonight and spent a spirited hour trying to win votes. They are current Sheriff ... Read more..