Archive for May, 2015

White Center businesses: B & D Aquarium, one of a kind

Sunday, May 31st, 2015 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

EDITOR'S NOTE: Earlier this year, a reader sent us a postal-mail letter worrying about the future of White Center's B & D Aquarium, the only aquarium-supplies store for miles around ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council to talk about marijuana Thursday, last meeting until September

Saturday, May 30th, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council to talk about marijuana Thursday, last meeting until September

Before taking a summer break from the monthly meeting schedule, the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will take a closer look at one of the area's hottest topics: When: Thursday, ... Read more..

Congratulations to Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing, winner of national Innovator Award

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 Posted in Education, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Congratulations to Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing, winner of national Innovator Award

(Photo courtesy Highline Public Schools) Big congratulations in order for a local teacher - here's the announcement from Highline Public Schools: Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing earned first place in The ... Read more..

White Center Memorial Day 2015: Holiday info

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Memorial Day 2015: Holiday info

(WCN photo: Veterans' Triangle Park at 16th/Roxbury/Delridge) Some helpful information for this holiday Monday: TRANSPORTATION: Metro is on a Sunday schedule ... Sound Transit Route 160 also is on a Sunday schedule. SCHOOLS: ... Read more..

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools out today for education-funding walkout

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 Posted in Education, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Highline Public Schools out today for education-funding walkout

A video posted by West Seattle Blog (@westseattleblog) on May 21, 2015 at 9:43am PDT (Highline educators demonstrating this morning at 16th/107th) Today's the day that Highline Public Schools are ... Read more..

SW Roxbury Safety Project walking tour tonight

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on SW Roxbury Safety Project walking tour tonight

Interested in the changes planned for SW Roxbury - all the way from 4th Avenue to 35th? The Seattle Department of Transportation plans a public "walking tour" along the entire ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools to close May 21st because of teacher walkout

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on Highline Public Schools to close May 21st because of teacher walkout

All over the region, teachers are staging one-day walkouts to protest the state of education funding, among other things. Today, Highline Public Schools announced that its teachers plan to walk ... Read more..

Update: Bike To Work Day on Friday

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Bike To Work Day on Friday

ORIGINAL 6:24 PM REPORT: According to the Cascade Bike Club's map for Bike To Work Day events on Friday, local businesses are presenting a "commute station" in downtown White Center ... Read more..

White Center scene: A little roadside cleanup

Monday, May 11th, 2015 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on White Center scene: A little roadside cleanup

Thanks to @smokeycretin9 for the tip via Twitter ... county crews were out doing some roadside mowing this morning; we caught up with them along eastbound Roxbury, just east of ... Read more..

License approved for White Center’s first recreational-marijuana retail store

Friday, May 8th, 2015 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on License approved for White Center’s first recreational-marijuana retail store

The latest list of license approvals published by the state Liquor Control Board shows one for what would be White Center's first recreational-marijuana store. As has been discussed often by ... Read more..

Like garage sales? 340+ of them to the north on Saturday during West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Friday, May 8th, 2015 Posted in west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Like garage sales? 340+ of them to the north on Saturday during West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

If you need a few things ... and/or just like to shop garage sales, rummage sales, yard sales, whatever you want to call them ... head north and shop West ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s May meeting: Crime stats, community planning, property values…

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 3 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Hot topics from crime to planning filled tonight's meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: WHITE CENTER CRIME STATS: Storefront Deputy Julian Chivington was at ... Read more..

Speaking of giving … How West Seattle Academy students helped save animals

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Speaking of giving … How West Seattle Academy students helped save animals

Students at West Seattle Academy (11215 15th SW) know the power of something simple. Heather Aquino shared the photo and explains: Last week West Seattle Academy was up to something AWESOME. ... Read more..

White Center, West Seattle, South Park nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG donation drive, including ‘Dine Out For Hunger’ for WC Food Bank

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center, West Seattle, South Park nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG donation drive, including ‘Dine Out For Hunger’ for WC Food Bank

Again this year, dozens of area nonprofits are participating in today's GiveBIG one-day donate-a-thon coordinated by the Seattle Foundation. The money you give TODAY ONLY to any or all of ... Read more..

Dine Out For Hunger and help White Center Food Bank on GiveBIG day Tuesday

Monday, May 4th, 2015 Posted in Food, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Dine Out For Hunger and help White Center Food Bank on GiveBIG day Tuesday

Tomorrow's the annual GiveBIG donate-a-thon, and you can help the White Center Food Bank via "Dine Out For Hunger," as announced by WCFB: Dine out on May 5, 2015, and these ... Read more..

What you’ll find out about at next Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on What you’ll find out about at next Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting: When: Thursday, May 7, at 7 pm Where: North Highline Fire Station (1243 SW 112th Street) Plan ... Read more..