Archive for February, 2013
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Posted in White Center Library, White Center news | 3 Comments »
(Sketch of future library site, from KCLS Board briefing document)
A site on the south side of 107th between 14th and 16th is now the focus of the King County Library ... Read more..
Monday, February 25th, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news | 1 Comment »
In a years-long fight to improve the water quality of the lake they steward, Friends of Hicklin Lake leaders have been most recently working to get King County to procure ... Read more..
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 Posted in southgate, Sports, White Center news | 1 Comment »
It's been on the calendar for weeks, and tonight's the night! From the Rat City Rollergirls:
This Saturday Rat City Rollergirls are rolling back into White Center with a double-header bout ... Read more..
Friday, February 22nd, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »
From the WCN inbox overnight:
You’re invited to our Grand Opening Fiesta! February 24, 2013 2-5pm.
This event is meant for all of Mago Signs' clients, friends, family and anyone interested in ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, Online, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Sheriff’s Office unveils online ‘blotter’
Seattle Police have had success for a while with their website SPD Blotter, detailing certain cases they've worked on - and now King County Sheriff's Office has an online "blotter" ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Seattle City Council not likely to consider Area Y’s future for months
(UPDATED: Video below is the archived clip from this morning's meeting)
9:08 AM: Clicking "play" will bring you the live stream of the Seattle Channel, where the Seattle City Council's weekly ... Read more..
Saturday, February 16th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off on Early alert: White Center Garden Tour on July 20th!
(2012 White Center Garden Tour photo by Nick Adams for WCN)
Announced by Vera Johnson of Village Green Perennial Nursery:
July 20th, 2013, 10 am. FREE!!!
White Center Garden Tour has ... Read more..
Friday, February 15th, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 5 Comments »
Just got word that a West Seattle armed robbery we covered two nights ago is indeed believed to be the work of the White Center serial robber first reported here ... Read more..
Thursday, February 14th, 2013 Posted in Annexation, North Highline Fire District, south park, White Center news | Comments Off on Seattle City Council schedules ‘Annexations’ briefing next Tuesday
4:44 PM: Does Seattle have renewed interest in the bulk of North Highline, now that voters have said no to Burien? We might get a hint next Tuesday, when the ... Read more..
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 Posted in fire, White Center news | 4 Comments »
ORIGINAL 5:23 AM REPORT: Multiple reports of a fire response affecting traffic in the 24th-26th vicinity on Roxbury. More shortly.
6:01 AM UPDATE: Just back from the fire scene. Vacant home ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Posted in burien, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Sheriff’s deputies, Seattle Police, others nab Burien bank-robbery suspect, blocks away
We haven't turned up any other coverage of this, but we've learned there was a bank robbery in northeast Burien yesterday - and a suspect was caught shortly thereafter, so ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off on Ciscoe Morris returning to Village Green Perennial Nursery: Mark your calendar for May 19
(White Center Now/West Seattle Blog video of Ciscoe at Village Green in April 2012)
Again this year, fabled gardener/broadcast personality Ciscoe Morris will visit Village Green Perennial Nursery, announces owner Vera ... Read more..
Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Posted in Arts, How to Help, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Coming to White Center: Permanent home of Gildenfire Dance
They are well-known in West Seattle, and now on their way to a permanent location in White Center: The young dancers of Gildenfire and their leader Jenna Lutton. We got ... Read more..
Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Technology Access Foundation | Comments Off on Artists ‘pop up’ at Technology Access Foundation’s White Center site
West Seattle's Sheila Lengle was one of the artists showing and selling work Saturday night at the "pop-up art" event at Technology Access Foundation's center in White Center's Lakewood Park. ... Read more..
Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on Signups in White Center today for Southwest Little League
Youth-sports signup season continues with an event today for Southwest Little League, whose area stretches southward from SW Juneau in West Seattle to 128th, and westward from 1st Avenue S. ... Read more..
Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Pop-up art gallery’ today/tonight at TAF HQ in Lakewood Park
Been looking for an excuse to check out one of White Center's newest hubs of activity? Maybe this is it: A pop-up art gallery at the Technology Access Foundation's Bethaday ... Read more..
Friday, February 8th, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, safety, White Center news | 2 Comments »
By Tracy Record
White Center Now editor
From fighting graffiti vandalism to forming block watches to learning where legal marijuana stands, about 40 people got a more-than-full serving of public-safety information last ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center business: Blockbuster Video to close
Got a tip on this a few days ago but couldn't confirm it till tonight: According to signage posted on its door, White Center's Blockbuster is closing. Saturday is ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Food Bank harvests $15,000 from Avalon Glassworks’ apples
(Photo by Lena Eivy)
You've heard about the beautiful glass apples that West Seattle's Avalon Glassworks sells as a fundraiser for White Center Food Bank - now, WCFB sends word the ... Read more..
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »
As we first reported here and here), a serial robber has been at work in the White Center area - and further north, with last Wednesday's holdup at the 30th/Roxbury ... Read more..