Archive for August, 2013

Update: Deputies search for man who held up White Center KeyBank

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Deputies search for man who held up White Center KeyBank

3:49 PM: King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West says the KeyBank branch in the 9600 block of 17th SW has just been robbed. She also sent the photo ... Read more..

Suspect chased from Burien, sought in White Center

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

King County Sheriff's Deputies are still looking in White Center for a man who took off in a stolen car after a suspected domestic-violence incident in Burien. The search included ... Read more..

Salvation Army offering free self-defense, character-building class

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Salvation Army offering free self-defense, character-building class

Free martial-arts class at the Salvation Army - here's the official announcement: The Salvation Army Seattle White Center is offering Indo-Kungfu classes known as Dara Dan Api Bela Diri or Blood ... Read more..

White Center restaurant news: Meander’s Kitchen moving

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurant news: Meander’s Kitchen moving

Ten months after moving to White Center from West Seattle, popular Meander's Kitchen has announced it's downsizing - leaving the ex-Papa's Pub space and heading south to 9809 16th SW. ... Read more..

Rainier Roller Girls tonight at Southgate

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 Posted in Sports, White Center news | Comments Off on Rainier Roller Girls tonight at Southgate

Hanging out in a West Seattle coffee shop that just got a poster for this - so we're sharing the word! Rainier Roller Girls at Southgate tonight - details here. Read more..

You’re invited: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council hears about health care on September 5th

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 Posted in Health, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on You’re invited: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council hears about health care on September 5th

Announced today by the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council - a big topic at the next NHUAC meeting, in two weeks: The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is pleased to be ... Read more..

Seattle City Light’s new two-way meters: Comment time

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 Posted in Seattle City Light, utilities, White Center news | 7 Comments »

Seattle City Light is getting ready to switch to a new type of "two-way meter" involving wireless communication - no more human meter readers. It's set up three community forums ... Read more..

LED streetlights headed for downtown White Center this fall

Friday, August 16th, 2013 Posted in Seattle City Light, utilities, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Seattle City Light has been converting streetlights to LEDs around its service area for a while, but the focus has been on non-arterial streets because of concerns about how the ... Read more..

King County Executive to attend White Center Chamber/CDA lunch tomorrow

Monday, August 12th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just announced by the White Center Chamber of Commerce and White Center Community Development Association - these are both happening tomorrow (Tuesday, August 13th): Two agendas. One location. Join us for ... Read more..

Video: Bellydancing at August’s RatCity ArtCity event

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Video: Bellydancing at August’s RatCity ArtCity event

Thanks to Dina Lydia for the video! She recorded two tribal bellydancers you might recognize from West Seattle's legendary Troupe Hipnotica, dancing outside Aaron's Bicycle Repair during last Thursday's August ... Read more..

Obliteride 180-mile-route bicyclists to pass through White Center this morning

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Obliteride 180-mile-route bicyclists to pass through White Center this morning

The longest of the routes involved in the inaugural Obliteride fundraising bicycle rides is going through White Center and West Seattle this morning, as riders make their way to the ... Read more..

Reminder: Marijuana-zoning meeting in White Center tonight

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 Posted in King County, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Want to have a say on how marijuana-related businesses should be handled in unincorporated King County? Tonight's your chance. As reported here last week, one of four county-convened meetings is ... Read more..

Final ‘Free Tacos’ event this Friday for those in need

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 Posted in Food, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Just announced: It’s Taco Friday again! Tacos in the park will be offered to the White Center Community for a final time, this Friday, August 9, 2013 at Noon, ... Read more..

County Executive thanks voters for approving parks levy

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on County Executive thanks voters for approving parks levy

The King County Parks levy that was on yesterday's ballot is passing with 67 percent approval and is expected to retain a victory margin throughout the vote count. So County ... Read more..

Night Out party time in White Center!

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 Posted in Food, Fun, White Center news | 5 Comments »

(Jasiah, enjoying the downtown WC party) Night Out is here - and two big events are under way in White Center - one at Steve Cox Memorial Park, and one in ... Read more..

Man shot outside White Center Taco Time

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Man shot outside White Center Taco Time

We are checking with the King County Sheriff's Office to find out more, but for starters: Our partners at The Seattle Times report a man was shot outside White Center ... Read more..

Two days left to vote! Remember White Center has a ballot-dropoff van

Monday, August 5th, 2013 Posted in Election, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off on Two days left to vote! Remember White Center has a ballot-dropoff van

Just a reminder that the new-this-election ballot-dropoff van is at Greenbridge Library (9720 8th SW) today until 5 pm and again tomorrow - Election Day - from 10 am until ... Read more..

Night Out next Tuesday: Join the teens @ Steve Cox Memorial Park

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on Night Out next Tuesday: Join the teens @ Steve Cox Memorial Park

Another Night Out event in White Center - and this one is early, so you can still go to the downtown block party, too! Here's the official announcement: The Annual King ... Read more..

Arrest after 2 months in indecent-exposure case aboard bus traveling White Center to West Seattle

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the Seattle Police SPD Blotter website, an arrest this week in an indecent-exposure case that happened aboard a Metro bus traveling from White Center to West Seattle almost two ... Read more..