Archive for April, 2013

Just two nights till North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s next Public Safety Forum

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 Posted in Crime, fire, King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Just two nights till North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s next Public Safety Forum

Questions about crime prevention and crimefighting, fire prevention and firefighting? Here's your reminder that you'll want to be at the North Highline Fire District HQ this Thursday night (May 2) ... Read more..

White Center homeowner gets help from Rebuilding Together Seattle

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center homeowner gets help from Rebuilding Together Seattle

Last weekend, all over the metro area, Rebuilding Together Seattle brought help to dozens of homeowners who needed it - for cleanup, repairs, and renovations enabling them to stay in ... Read more..

Know anyone missing a puppy?

Monday, April 29th, 2013 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Know anyone missing a puppy?

Know this pup? It's been found - and here's how to get it home again: This is a lost puppy I found in White Center. Please message me at 206-353-9066 or ... Read more..

White Center community invited to Gathering of Neighbors next Saturday

Monday, April 29th, 2013 Posted in west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center community invited to Gathering of Neighbors next Saturday

White Center and West Seattle organizations and community leaders are gathering this Saturday for the annual Gathering of Neighbors, and you're invited - the first half includes conversations on topics ... Read more..

White Center weekend scenes: Cambodian New Year Festival

Sunday, April 28th, 2013 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center weekend scenes: Cambodian New Year Festival

A little chilly today for a street festival, but the hundreds who thronged the White Center Cambodian New Year Festival didn't seem to mind. Along with almost-continuous on-stage entertainment and ... Read more..

At Southgate on Sunday: Skate to help a mom battling ALS

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, southgate, White Center news | Comments Off on At Southgate on Sunday: Skate to help a mom battling ALS

This Sunday, you can rollerskate at Southgate Rink for a special reason: West Seattle resident Kathy Himes has organized a skating benefit to help her friend Pauline Hunt, a former ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Proletariat Pizza expands into space next door

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 3 Comments »

White Center's wildly popular Proletariat Pizza is expanding - into the former tattoo-shop space next door. That means more room for sit-down dining, including a long space that could accommodate ... Read more..

2013 White Center Cambodian New Year Street Festival this Saturday

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on 2013 White Center Cambodian New Year Street Festival this Saturday

Music, dancing, food, and more will fill a block of SW 98th (between 15th and 16th SW) in White Center this Saturday, 10:30 am-5 pm, and you're invited. The occasion: ... Read more..

Earth Day in action: Greening and cleaning White Center wetland

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news, Wildlife | 2 Comments »

A beautiful Earth Day at the White Center Pond wetlands! Thanks to Gill for sharing photos, including a Washington Conservation Corps member who was out with a group doing cleanup ... Read more..

Two White Center restaurants in Dining Out for Life

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 Posted in Food, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Two White Center restaurants in Dining Out for Life

Two White Center restaurants are signed on for this year's Dining Out for Life fundraiser for Lifelong AIDS Alliance: Company and Proletariat Pizza. The event is this Thursday (April 25th), ... Read more..

Sheriff, fire chief to headline next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council public-safety forum

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 4 Comments »

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin, word of the slate for NHUAC's next public-safety forum: Mark your calendars. The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council invites you to a ... Read more..

Highline Schools’ district-wide food drive continues this week

Sunday, April 21st, 2013 Posted in Highline School District, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Highline Schools’ district-wide food drive continues this week

If you have a child in Highline Public Schools and can donate money and/or food to local food banks - the district-wide food drive's second and final week starts tomorrow ... Read more..

8 1/2 years in prison for man who robbed White Center’s Chase Bank

Friday, April 19th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on 8 1/2 years in prison for man who robbed White Center’s Chase Bank

(Photo by Patrick Sand for White Center Now) Last July, minutes after the Chase Bank in White Center was robbed, we photographed that arrest - and today, the robber has been ... Read more..

It’s the reel deal: Make a (short) movie, send it to the RatCity ArtCity Film Festival!

Friday, April 19th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 8 Comments »

Tell your tale as a 10-minute-or-less movie, and you might make it into the RatCity ArtCity Film Festival this summer. Here's the announcement: In June 2011, White Center curated its first ... Read more..

Artists! White Center Spring Clean needs your talents for more murals

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Artists! White Center Spring Clean needs your talents for more murals

(WCN photo of mural-painting during 2012 Spring Clean) With more than 20 murals - "tour" them here! - White Center just might be the mural capital of King County - or ... Read more..

Scenes from the April edition of RatCity ArtCity

Sunday, April 14th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Scenes from the April edition of RatCity ArtCity

Thursday night was the second edition of RatCity ArtCity, the new incarnation of White Center's art walk. For WCN, photojournalist Nick Adams stopped at some of the participating venues: (Photos by ... Read more..

This Friday: Second free White Center taco lunch for those in need

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on This Friday: Second free White Center taco lunch for those in need

(WCN photo from March's lunch event) Just announced by Mark Ufkes: White Center Free Tacos in the Park This Friday Friday, April 12, 2013 at Noon (Steve Cox Park) This outreach to our homeless community is ... Read more..

RatCity ArtCity: Lineup’s out for this Thursday night

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thursday night is the second edition of RatCity ArtCity - the renamped White Center art walk - and the list of locations and artists is now online: See it here! ... Read more..

Reader’s open letter: ‘There needs to be a conversational, emotional, and cognitive return to the original purpose of this event: The community’

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 38 Comments »

On Monday, we reported local entrepreneur Vera Johnson's decision to change the name of the White Center garden tour she is sponsoring July 20th, after WC Jubilee Days asked her ... Read more..

White Center Chamber lunch Tuesday at 3.14 Bakery

Monday, April 8th, 2013 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Chamber lunch Tuesday at 3.14 Bakery

From White Center Chamber of Commerce president Aileen Sison: Join us Tuesday for a Power Lunch, noon-1:30 pm, at 3.14 Bakery. The day's topic of spring cleaning will be addressed by ... Read more..