Archive for May, 2013

White Center businesses: Mini Swap Meet to ‘soft open’ Saturday

Friday, May 31st, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Something new is on its way to White Center - the "Mini Swap Meet," starting tomorrow (Saturday, June 1st). That link takes you to a bare-bones Facebook page for starters, ... Read more..

Metro, libraries on agenda for next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Friday, May 31st, 2013 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Metro, libraries on agenda for next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Next Thursday, two big topics are on the agenda for the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's meeting. From NHUAC president Barbara Dobkin: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council - Monthly meeting Thursday, June ... Read more..

We’re back!

Friday, May 31st, 2013 Posted in Online, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Our apologies for tech trouble that took a while to fix - first the site was offline entirely, and then it came back - but we needed to get some ... Read more..

White Center Memorial Day 2013: What you need to know

Monday, May 27th, 2013 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Memorial Day 2013: What you need to know

Some notes for the holiday: TRANSPORTATION: Metro is on a Sunday schedule, as are Sound Transit buses. SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools are closed. LIBRARIES: The King County Library System is closed. GOVERNMENT OFFICES are ... Read more..

Full-day kindergarten for all in Highline Public Schools

Friday, May 24th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Full-day kindergarten for all in Highline Public Schools

Highline Public Schools superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield decided she wasn't going to wait for the state to fund all-day kindergarten for all - the district was just going to go ... Read more..

White Center traffic-alert update: Roxbury/15th crash scene cleared

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | 1 Comment »

9:46 AM: Traffic alert: A car hit a tree in the 15th/Roxbury vicinity and eastbound Roxbury is blocked for a while. Two people were taken to the hospital, according to ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Reader reports possible case of casing

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Crime Watch: Reader reports possible case of casing

Tuesday morning, a WCN reader who just wants to be identified as a "concerned citizen, White Center/Top Hat area" spotted a suspected case of casing: I believe I caught someone casing ... Read more..

King County update on Hicklin Lake ‘floating islands’

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news | 4 Comments »

An update from King County on the Hicklin Lake floating-islands project - which now is described as including two "floating islands" to be installed within the next few months. The ... Read more..

Seattle Works, Friends of Shorewood Park, neighbors team up for work party

Monday, May 20th, 2013 Posted in Parks, Shorewood, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to Gill Loring for photos and news about a weekend event to beautify North Shorewood Park - organized by King County Parks and featuring Seattle Works volunteers as well ... Read more..

Lost dog, last seen at 15th and Roxbury

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just reported: Sunday, May 19 - my neighbor's small black Pomeranian (uncut hair) missing from outside Bartell Drugs at 15th & Roxbury at approx. 5:23p. Last seen on #128 bus ... Read more..

Bike To Work Day 2013 in downtown White Center

Friday, May 17th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Bike To Work Day 2013 in downtown White Center

The Bike To Work Day party is just wrapping up in downtown White Center - bet you recognize the renowned crew there to provide encouragement, incentives, and treats! Here's a ... Read more..

White Center Kiwanis rummage sale tomorrow, benefiting local nonprofits

Friday, May 17th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Kiwanis rummage sale tomorrow, benefiting local nonprofits

Big sale tomorrow at Greenbridge! The official announcement: White Center Kiwanis Rummage Sale (or garage sale whichever you prefer) ... Read more..

Bike To Work Day party in downtown White Center

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Bike To Work Day party in downtown White Center

Caffé Delia's Facebook post says it all. Big party Friday morning in downtown White Center in honor of Bike to Work Day? All you need to do is bike to your ... Read more..

Rat City Rollergirls bout at Southgate Roller Rink on May 25

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 Posted in Fun, southgate, Sports, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just out of the inbox: May 25 roller derby rematch: Derby Liberation Front vs. Jet City's Pink Pistols Join your favorite roller derby revolutionaries for an evening of rink riots and ... Read more..

Truck crashes on Myers Way/1st South hill; no injuries reported

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on Truck crashes on Myers Way/1st South hill; no injuries reported

Some slow going this morning on the hill to and from the Myers Way/1st Avenue South ramp for Highway 509: A semi-truck with trailer wound up on its side - ... Read more..

GiveBIG to White Center nonprofits today: Here’s our local list

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on GiveBIG to White Center nonprofits today: Here’s our local list

Again this year, local nonprofits are participating in today's GiveBIG one-day donation drive coordinated by the Seattle Foundation. The money you give to any or all of the participating nonprofits ... Read more..

White Center businesses: 2 editions of ‘Power Mixer’ today/tonight

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center businesses: 2 editions of ‘Power Mixer’ today/tonight

The White Center Chamber of Commerce and White Center Community Development Association are teaming up for a Power Lunch and Power Mixer today - two times, two locations, so that ... Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Tree down on Ambaum, just south of WC

Monday, May 13th, 2013 Posted in Weather, White Center news | 3 Comments »

4:25 PM: Thanks to the tipsters who let us know about a tree down on Ambaum around SW 116th. We're en route to check it out. Not sure yet how ... Read more..

Online petition launched to keep White Center storefront deputy

Monday, May 13th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 9 Comments »

Want to help convince county leaders to keep the White Center Storefront Deputy position in the King County Sheriff's Office budget? At the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's recent public-safety ... Read more..

Love yard/garage/rummage sales? Head over to West Seattle today

Saturday, May 11th, 2013 Posted in Fun, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Love yard/garage/rummage sales? Head over to West Seattle today

Just north of White Center, it's the 9th annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day - which your co-publishers here coordinate/present on behalf of partner site West Seattle Blog. 280 ... Read more..