Archive for November, 2012

Next Tuesday, help White Center Chamber of Commerce celebrate heroes

Friday, November 30th, 2012 Posted in Holidays, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off

Just announced by White Center Chamber of Commerce president Mark Ufkes: The Annual White Center Chamber of Commerce Hero Awards and Luncheon is planned for next Tuesday, December 4, at ... Read more..

Margaret Ryan murder: Son pleads not guilty; memorial event Saturday

Friday, November 30th, 2012 Posted in Crime, People, White Center news | Comments Off

Thursday morning, murder victim Margaret Ryan's 42-year-old son Brodie Lamb appeared in King County Superior Court, pleading not guilty to the charge of first-degree murder. He remains jailed in lieu ... Read more..

White Center Community Summit, one week from Saturday

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Save the date, one week from Saturday - December 8th. That's when the White Center Community Development Association hopes you'll join them for the WC Community Summit (but remember to ... Read more..

Tuesday night: Auction/show to benefit Open Arms Perinatal Services

Monday, November 26th, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Just a short distance away in Georgetown, you can have a great time for a great cause tomorrow (Tuesday) night in Georgetown, at the 5th annual Short and Sweet Auction ... Read more..

Deadly fire update: Fire ruled accidental; victim Peggy Munsen’s sister reminisces

Monday, November 26th, 2012 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off

Two updates today on Saturday night's deadly fire on 28th SW: First, according to King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West, it's been ruled an accidental electrical fire; though ... Read more..

Seen in White Center: TT’s Soul Kitchen opens tomorrow; Tree Lighting reminder for Saturday

Monday, November 26th, 2012 Posted in Food, Holidays, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

From a morning stroll on 16th: The new restaurant TT's Soul Kitchen, at the site of the former Pho Lynna (southeast corner of 16th/Roxbury), plans its grand opening tomorrow (Tuesday, November ... Read more..

Update: Woman found dead after fire in 9800 block of 28th SW

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 Posted in fire, White Center news | 2 Comments »

5:44 PM: Seattle firefighters are assisting North Highline/Burien firefighters at the scene of a house fire in the 9800 block of 28th SW, just south of Roxbury Lanes and the ... Read more..

Remembering Margaret Ryan: 16th/Roxbury work party

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

The two county-side corners of 16th/Roxbury are getting TLC today to prepare for a tribute to community advocate Margaret Ryan, murdered a week and a half ago. Above, Vera Johnson ... Read more..

Update: ‘Rave’ planned for tonight at ex-Club Evo is canceled at last minute

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 Posted in safety, White Center news | 7 Comments »

5:50 PM: Until just a few hours ago, an all-ages "rave" dance party at the former Club Evo in downtown White Center - first reported here two days ago - ... Read more..

Time to ‘Feed the Core': Glass apples benefiting White Center Food Bank

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

From West Seattle's Avalon Glassworks - their always-popular glass apples to raise money for White Center Food Bank are back: Support White Center Food Bank with your purchase of a limited-edition ... Read more..

Former Club Evo reported to be reopening Friday night for ‘rave’ event

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 Posted in White Center news | 3 Comments »

For the first time in more than a year, downtown White Center's former Club Evo (9625 16th SW) is apparently on the verge of opening again - as an event ... Read more..

Update: Early-morning power outage in parts of Boulevard Park, Burien, Seatac all but over

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off

ORIGINAL 6:48 AM REPORT: From Seattle City Light: Seattle City Light Crews are responding to a power outage in Burien, SeaTac, and Riverton-Boulevard Park affecting 2,892 customers. The cause is not ... Read more..

White Center storm scenes: A powerless morning.

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Posted in Weather, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Scenes from Monday's power outage in part of downtown White Center, photographed by Nick Adams for WCN ... After a while, all the newly opened Meander's Kitchen could do was ... Read more..

First-ever White Center 5K announced for February

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Just announced today: "White Center's first ever 5k Walk & Run on 2/16! Proceeds go to the White Center CDA and YES Foundation. Price: $30, Seniors $25 (55+). Kids 10 ... Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Downtown power outage

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Posted in utilities, Weather, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to Athena at Meander's for flagging us on this - it wasn't on the Seattle City Light outage map till a short time ago: There's a power outage in ... Read more..

The kids at Mount View Elementary need you: ‘Compramos libros en Español, por favor!’

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Posted in Education, How to Help, White Center news | 7 Comments »

Mount View Elementary in White Center needs your help - and it's really easy. Shoshanna Cohen, the ELL Interventionist at Mount View, explains that the school "has an incredibly high ... Read more..

White Center ties for South Park crash victims; fundraiser set to help 2 families

Saturday, November 17th, 2012 Posted in People, south park, White Center news | Comments Off

(Also posted on our partner sites West Seattle Blog and White Center Now, as this tragedy touches all three communities) Last weekend, a one-car crash in South Park took two young ... Read more..

Followup: Sketch of rapist in Top Hat home-invasion attack

Friday, November 16th, 2012 Posted in Crime, top hat, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from King County Sheriff's Office, that sketch created from the description of the man who raped a woman in her Top Hat home during a home-invasion attack Monday ... Read more..

King County Parks to start working ‘to restore Hicklin Lake to a more natural functioning wetland’

Friday, November 16th, 2012 Posted in Environment, Lakewood Park, White Center news | Comments Off

The citizens who have long fought to get some water-quality help for White Center's Hicklin Lake share word of progress at the county level. Dick Thurnau and Marcia Wollam from ... Read more..

Murder victim Margaret Ryan’s son charged in her death; $2 million bail

Friday, November 16th, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has announced that it's charged 42-year-old Brodie Lamb with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother, White Center writer/community advocate Margaret Ryan. ... Read more..