Archive for July, 2013

Where should marijuana-related businesses be allowable? White Center one of four communities to host meetings

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 Posted in Politics, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Where should marijuana-related businesses be allowed in the unincorporated areas? King County is having four public meetings on the topic - including one in White Center one week from tomorrow. ... Read more..

Tonight: Dine at Proletariat Pizza for Spoke and Food

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Tonight: Dine at Proletariat Pizza for Spoke and Food

Ride your bike over to dine tonight at White Center's Proletariat Pizza, and you'll benefit a bicycling nonprofit - PP is the local participant in this year's Spoke and Food. ... Read more..

Photos: Seen during the Village Green Tour of Gardens

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off on Photos: Seen during the Village Green Tour of Gardens

It's a beautiful day, perfect for beautiful photos. White Center resident Sarah Beard kindly shared hers (thank you!) from the recent Village Green Tour of Gardens, presented by Village Green ... Read more..

Burn ban for unincorporated King County

Friday, July 26th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Burn ban for unincorporated King County

Just out of the WCN inbox: As hot and dry weather conditions continue, the outdoor fire danger has increased. In response King County is issuing a fire safety burn ban in ... Read more..

Cultivate’s third annual Open Microphone event in White Center tonight

Friday, July 26th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Music, White Center news | Comments Off on Cultivate’s third annual Open Microphone event in White Center tonight

Happening tonight at Greenbridge Plaza! Here's the announcement: This Friday, July 26th, Cultivate will be hosting our 3rd annual Outdoor White Center Open Mic. The open mic will be a joint effort ... Read more..

Update: 3 arrested in burglary bust, thanks to alert neighbor

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: 3 arrested in burglary bust, thanks to alert neighbor

1:05 PM: Thanks to Audrey for the tip about helicopter activity over the area. King Co. Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West says deputies have detained suspects in a burglary ... Read more..

Two weeks till Night Out: Block party planned in downtown White Center

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 Posted in safety, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Night Out - THE night to be out with neighbors and friends, celebrating community, in the name of safety - is just two weeks away, Tuesday, August 6th. A big ... Read more..

Big Q about White Center’s new library: Where should it sit on the site?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Lots of new information emerged about White Center's new library at the first big public meeting about the project - including three potential configurations for the site. The library could ... Read more..

Video: One last look at White Center Jubilee Days’ big night

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off on Video: One last look at White Center Jubilee Days’ big night

Just found out about that video by Blair Johnson from White Center-neighboring Highland Park - he included some of the Jubilee Days carnival rides on Wednesday night, and then the ... Read more..

Seen at the 2013 White Center Jubilee Days street fair

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The fog hadn't burned off yet when we stopped by the White Center Jubilee Days street fair earlier today - so Deano the Clown's bright makeup and costume really stood ... Read more..

Jubilee Days finale: Parade, pancake breakfast, more

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center Kiwanis Club, White Center news | 2 Comments »

White Center Jubilee Days 2013 wraps up today with the street fair continuing and the parade at 11:30 am. Do note that means 16th SW will be closed between SW ... Read more..

New play equipment for North Shorewood Park

Friday, July 19th, 2013 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on New play equipment for North Shorewood Park

12:28 PM: Thanks to Gill for sharing photos of what's happening this week at North Shorewood Park - new playground equipment! The installation came shortly after the removal of the ... Read more..

RatCity ArtCity seeking live performers for August festival

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on RatCity ArtCity seeking live performers for August festival

From RatCity ArtCity, which brought live painters to White Center businesses and streets one week ago tonight: We are hosting another Live Performance Extravaganza in White Center! We place artists ... Read more..

Reminder for tonight: Design open house for new White Center Library

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on Reminder for tonight: Design open house for new White Center Library

It's not AT White Center Library, but it's about the NEW White Center Library - tonight's the open house we first told you about two weeks ago, so you can ... Read more..

White Center gets a ballot ‘drop van’ for next month’s election

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center gets a ballot ‘drop van’ for next month’s election

Remember when the White Center Library used to have a round-the-clock ballot drop box for elections? So do we. It's not coming back (so far), but the next best thing ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days notes: Carnival; fireworks; bus reroutes for parade

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Three White Center Jubilee Days notes this morning: CARNIVAL STARTS THIS AFTERNOON: 3 pm, Steve Cox Memorial Park. The hours for the full five-day run are listed on the WCJD website. FIREWORKS ... Read more..

‘Floating islands’ now in place on White Center’s Hicklin Lake

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news | 2 Comments »

After years of work to get Hicklin Lake's water-quality issues addressed, it's a triumphant day for Dick Thurnau and his group Friends of Hicklin Lake - its two new 600-square-foot ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days 2013: Carnival starts Wednesday

Monday, July 15th, 2013 Posted in Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Jubilee Days 2013: Carnival starts Wednesday

The White Center Jubilee Days carnival starts Wednesday at Steve Cox Memorial Park, and by midday today, the Davis Shows Northwest trucks were there, with some of the festive, brightly ... Read more..

Suspect detained after report of ‘man with gun’

Monday, July 15th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just checked out a tip about King County Sheriff's Office deputies in the vicinity of 13th and 98th. Though they were gone when we arrived in the area, Sgt. Kathleen ... Read more..

RatCity ArtCity, July edition: Painting the town

Friday, July 12th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on RatCity ArtCity, July edition: Painting the town

Among the lineup of artists who were painting live during Thursday night's RatCity ArtCity walk - Shannon Kringen, a local legend if you've been in the area for more than ... Read more..