Archive for October, 2013

Water-main break leaves homes on SW 104th temporarily waterless

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Shorewood, utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on Water-main break leaves homes on SW 104th temporarily waterless

Repairs should be complete by now near 19th and 104th, where Seattle Public Utilities confirms a water main broke around noon today. SPU spokesperson Ingrid Goodwin confirms to WCN that ... Read more..

Next public meeting set for new White Center Library: November 19

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on Next public meeting set for new White Center Library: November 19

Just in - the announcement of the second public meeting about the new White Center Library: That's from the King County Library System, announcing the meeting at Mount View Elementary School ... Read more..

White Center Halloween: Holiday on wheels

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Fun, Holidays, southgate, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Halloween: Holiday on wheels

White Center's Southgate Roller Rink e-mailed to let us know they are hosting two Halloween events today/tonight - starting with FREE skating this afternoon: FREE HALLOWEEN FAMILY SKATE: Southgate and Full ... Read more..

Crime Watch: Break-in on 22nd SW

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Crime, Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on Crime Watch: Break-in on 22nd SW

Out of the WCN inbox, from Erin: Just wanted to let folks know our house was broken into in the 11000 block of 22nd Ave SW (map) between the hours of ... Read more..

Light rail closer than the airport? Take Sound Transit’s survey

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Light rail closer than the airport? Take Sound Transit’s survey

Thanks to Kathi for the nudge on this - while we have mentioned it several times already on partner site West Seattle Blog, it's important for White Center and beyond ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Proletariat Pizza now open for lunch!

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 1 Comment »

If you haven't heard - Proletariat Pizza in downtown White Center has expanded its hours and is open for lunch, Mondays-Fridays. The space is open now that Caffé Delia has ... Read more..

Happening today! White Center Trick-or-Treat Festival

Sunday, October 27th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, Fun, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on Happening today! White Center Trick-or-Treat Festival

Why wait until Thursday for candy? 2-5 pm, get those costumes on and get down to participating businesses for trick-or-treating! The Facebook event page includes a list of who's participating. Read more..

Celebration today after 87 more apartments open at Seola Gardens

Friday, October 25th, 2013 Posted in housing, White Center news | 1 Comment »

8:31 AM: A celebration is planned at 11 am today at Seola Gardens, now that it's opened 87 additional apartments. King County Executive Dow Constantine, County Councilmember Joe McDermott, and ... Read more..

Donation drive for families in need: November 2 @ Full Tilt

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Donation drive for families in need: November 2 @ Full Tilt

Coming up in a week and a half, right after Halloween, it's a treat with no trick - you donate something for families in need, you get the treat: Save the ... Read more..

Coming to downtown White Center: Cattywampus Kids!

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Need to set aside some time to shop for your family? We can tell you exactly what time to set aside: Noon-7 pm on Saturday, November 2nd. That day will ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, North Highline firefighters visit Beverly Park Elementary School

Saturday, October 19th, 2013 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, North Highline firefighters visit Beverly Park Elementary School

(Also published on partner site The South Park News) Kids at Beverly Park Elementary - just south of South Park - got a big thrill Friday when the King County Sheriff's ... Read more..

White Center, West Seattle artists collaborate with Burien filmmaker on ‘Ghostlight’

Saturday, October 19th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center, West Seattle artists collaborate with Burien filmmaker on ‘Ghostlight’

By Maggie Nicholson Special to White Center Now Burien filmmaker Jeff Ferrell's latest project has just come to fruition. "Ghostlight," a horror film set in a historic theater, is the collaborative effort ... Read more..

Board candidate to be interviewed by North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Board candidate to be interviewed by North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Announced by NHUAC president Barbara Dobkin: At the November 7 North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, the board will be interviewing Doreen Bomar to fill an open board position. The ... Read more..

Update: Big response for house fire on 11th SW

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Big response for house fire on 11th SW

7:48 AM: There's a big response - including mutual aid from Seattle Fire - headed into Greenbridge for a possible house fire in the 10000 block of 11th SW. We're ... Read more..

School’s out today

Friday, October 11th, 2013 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on School’s out today

It's a teacher-training day, and that means no classes in Highline Public Schools (to the north, same goes for Seattle Public Schools) today. Read more..

Just north of White Center, Delridge Way detour has officially reversed

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Just north of White Center, Delridge Way detour has officially reversed

The Seattle Transportation Department has just announced it has gone ahead with the one-day-delayed plan to switch the detour direction during repaving in South Delridge: Delridge Way SW Phase 5 Detour ... Read more..

Update: Helicopter search in White Center; suspect found hours later

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Crime, Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

10:57 AM: Seeing the Guardian One helicopter over White Center - and/or units on the ground? According to the King County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter is helping deputies search for ... Read more..

Followup: Delridge detour will NOT change tomorrow after all

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Followup: Delridge detour will NOT change tomorrow after all

On Monday, we shared a Seattle Department of Transportation announcement that the detour direction on Delridge Way, for its repaving work just north of White Center, would change tomorrow. Late ... Read more..

Federal shutdown effects: County announcement at Greenbridge tomorrow

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 Posted in Health, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

You don't have to work for the federal government to be affected by its shutdown. King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Councilmember Joe McDermott are coming to Greenbridge ... Read more..

Delridge Way repaving detour about to switch directions

Monday, October 7th, 2013 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on Delridge Way repaving detour about to switch directions

Just north of White Center, the City of Seattle Department of Transportation is changing the detour direction for the final phase of Delridge Way repaving - southbound traffic will keep ... Read more..