Archive for February, 2013

107th SW site being pursued as home of new White Center Library

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..

Friends of Hicklin Lake’s long-sought ‘floating islands’ finally in sight

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..

Rat City Rollergirls back in White Center, tonight at Southgate Rink!

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..

White Center businesses: Mago Signs announces ‘grand opening fiesta’ for Sunday

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..

King County Sheriff’s Office unveils online ‘blotter’

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, Online, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Update: Seattle City Council not likely to consider Area Y’s future for months

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

(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..

Early alert: White Center Garden Tour on July 20th!

Saturday, February 16th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off

(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..

Suspected serial robber nabbed after 6 holdups – 4 in the White Center area

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..

Seattle City Council schedules ‘Annexations’ briefing next Tuesday

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 Posted in Annexation, North Highline Fire District, south park, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Update: House fire on Roxbury ruled arson; road partly blocked for hours

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..

Sheriff’s deputies, Seattle Police, others nab Burien bank-robbery suspect, blocks away

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Posted in burien, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Ciscoe Morris returning to Village Green Perennial Nursery: Mark your calendar for May 19

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off

(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..

Coming to White Center: Permanent home of Gildenfire Dance

Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Posted in Arts, How to Help, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Artists ‘pop up’ at Technology Access Foundation’s White Center site

Sunday, February 10th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Technology Access Foundation | Comments Off

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..

Signups in White Center today for Southwest Little League

Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

‘Pop-up art gallery’ today/tonight at TAF HQ in Lakewood Park

Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

From cannabis to crimefighting: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s public-safety forum

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..

White Center business: Blockbuster Video to close

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

White Center Food Bank harvests $15,000 from Avalon Glassworks’ apples

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

(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..

King County Sheriff’s Office goes public with photos of serial robber

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..