Archive for January, 2014

Seattle City Council to pursue annexation vote for unincorporated areas of South Park; resolution briefly mentions North Highline

Friday, January 31st, 2014 Posted in Annexation, south park, White Center news | 4 Comments »

11:09 AM: Of note for those continuing to wonder if Seattle will pursue White Center (and vicinity) annexation in the wake of the Burien rejection - we have just learned ... Read more..

Something to say about Metro money measure? Evening hearing February 4th

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Something to say about Metro money measure? Evening hearing February 4th

If you have something to say in person about the proposed ballot measure to raise money to hold off Metro cuts and help roads, with a car-tab fee and sales-tax ... Read more..

You’re invited to the 2014 White Center Community Summit on March 1st

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 9 Comments »

You're invited to register now to be part of this year's White Center Community Summit. Just received from WCCDA: The 2014 White Center Community Summit will take place on Saturday, March ... Read more..

Update: More info on this year’s White Center 5K – be a superhero while helping 3 local nonprofits!

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: More info on this year’s White Center 5K – be a superhero while helping 3 local nonprofits!

We've already mentioned that this year's White Center 5K is on the way - but tonight, the official announcement has arrived, including word that you're invited to dress up like ... Read more..

3 potential charter schools to be pitched in White Center tomorrow

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 Posted in Education, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Though voters in our state approved the creation of charter schools more than a year ago, none have opened yet - would-be operators are going through a vetting process. Public ... Read more..

Evergreen Pool saved, happy volunteers announce

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 Posted in Evergreen Pool, White Center news | Comments Off on Evergreen Pool saved, happy volunteers announce

We've reported on the financial crisis faced by White Center's Evergreen Pool, saved by the community once and in need of rescue again - now, it's been saved, supporters just ... Read more..

Where will recreational marijuana be sold in White Center? Update on applications

Monday, January 13th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 6 Comments »

The application period is over, and the state is narrowing the field of those who have applied to produce, process, and/or sell recreational marijuana. We took a look at the ... Read more..

Metro-cuts update, crime report @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s January 2014 meeting

Sunday, January 12th, 2014 Posted in Metro, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Metro-cuts update, crime report @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s January 2014 meeting

By Tracy Record and Patrick Sand White Center Now co-publishers With no money solution in sight yet, the first round of Metro service cuts is rolling forward, and it was the centerpiece ... Read more..

Power out? Parts of North Highline affected by widespread outage

Saturday, January 11th, 2014 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Parts of White Center and elsewhere in North Highline are reported to be part of a Seattle City Light outage affecting almost 9,000 homes/businesses/etc. from West Seattle southward. (Parts of ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools sets White Center meeting on possible ballot measure

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 Posted in Highline School District | Comments Off on Highline Public Schools sets White Center meeting on possible ballot measure

7 pm next Thursday (January 16) at the Evergreen campus cafeteria (830 SW 116th), it's your chance to tell Highline Public Schools what you think should be done to deal ... Read more..

Followup: SW Roxbury safety study update; modifications planned

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A few months ago, North Highline Unincorporated Area Council joined community groups on the Seattle side of the line in pushing for a safety study of SW Roxbury. This week, ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Seen this stolen car?

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Crime Watch: Seen this stolen car?

Charmaine hopes you will be on the lookout for her stolen car, taken from outside her home near 4th SW and SW 106th: My '93 Honda Accord, beige in color, ... Read more..

Wondering what’s up at White Center Library this month?

Saturday, January 4th, 2014 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on Wondering what’s up at White Center Library this month?

New year, new month, new list of fun and educational programs ahead at the White Center Library - here's the flyer they shared: White Center Library programs for ... Read more..

White Center weekend scene: Sweet sunset

Saturday, January 4th, 2014 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center weekend scene: Sweet sunset

Beautiful Saturday night sunset - first weekend of 2014. Thanks to Gill for sharing the photo. Might even have another good one on Sunday, since the forecast suggests we'll see ... Read more..

What the big King County Sheriff’s Office response at 16th/110th was about

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on What the big King County Sheriff’s Office response at 16th/110th was about

Thanks to the person who called our 24-hour hotline (shared with partner site West Seattle Blog - 206-293-6302) with a tip about a big King County Sheriff's Office response at ... Read more..