Archive for November, 2015

THURSDAY: Library updates at North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Libraries, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: Library updates at North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Here's what's coming up at the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting next Thursday (December 3rd), from president Barbara Dobkin: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting (NHUAC) Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 ... Read more..

White Center Thanksgiving: Caffé Delia open for morning coffee

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 1 Comment »

You don't have to tackle the early Thanksgiving cooking without your latté, or Americano, or whatever. Our friends at Caffé Delia (9622 16th SW in downtown White Center) sent word ... Read more..

TURKEYS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! White Center Food Bank needs you on Wednesday

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on TURKEYS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! White Center Food Bank needs you on Wednesday

One more day to make sure hundreds of local families can celebrate the holiday with a traditional meal ... First, the White Center Food Bank needs more turkeys, and you ... Read more..

Student found tied up in Evergreen campus restroom, King County Sheriff’s Office reports

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in Crime, Evergreen High School, White Center news | Comments Off on Student found tied up in Evergreen campus restroom, King County Sheriff’s Office reports

If you've seen King County Sheriff's Office activity around the Evergreen campus today - here's what happened, according to KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West: A 16-year-old student was found tied up ... Read more..

Talk annexation and more at this year’s White Center Summit on December 5

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in Annexation, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on Talk annexation and more at this year’s White Center Summit on December 5

Saturday, December 5th, from 8:30 am-2 pm, you're invited to the White Center Summit, presented by the WC Community Development Association at Cascade Middle School (11212 10th SW). This year, ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: The birds are back at cleaned-up White Center pond

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in Environment, White Center news, Wildlife | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Gill Loring for the photos from the White Center pond cleaned up after a cooking-oil spill, showing the birds were back just a few days after the first ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Meander’s Kitchen is closed, permanently

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurants: Meander’s Kitchen is closed, permanently

That's according to owner Miranda Krone, writing on the still-up Meander's Kitchen Facebook page. This past Wednesday was apparently the last day for the café; things were being moved out ... Read more..

VIDEO: Rescued birds go free after White Center pond oil cleanup

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 Posted in Environment, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Rescued birds go free after White Center pond oil cleanup

In our video, you see post-cleanup freedom for 13 of the birds captured at the oil-contaminated White Center stormwater-retention pond. A team from PAWS brought them back to the area ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Deputies searching for robbers

Monday, November 16th, 2015 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Happening right now, late Monday night - deputies are searching for robbers who are reported to have held up people in the 9600 block of 18th SW. We don't know ... Read more..

POWER OUTAGE: More than 4,300 homes/businesses lose power early Sunday; 400+ still out as of mid-afternoon

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 6 Comments »

2:06 AM: That's the Seattle City Light map for an outage that started about 15 minutes ago, with reports of flashes and booms. It's affecting more than 4,300 homes and ... Read more..

PHOTOS: Honoring Dick Thurnau’s memory @ newly renamed park

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 Posted in Lakewood Park, People, White Center news | Comments Off on PHOTOS: Honoring Dick Thurnau’s memory @ newly renamed park

Lakewood Park in White Center is now officially Dick Thurnau Memorial Park. Thanks to Gill Loring for photos from the recent celebration in the Bethaday Community Space that TAF maintains ... Read more..

La Mexicana takes responsibility for pond oil, says state Ecology Department; 50 birds being cared for, one euthanized

Friday, November 13th, 2015 Posted in Environment, White Center news, Wildlife | 4 Comments »

(November 8th WCN/WSB photo) One week after dozens of gallons of cooking oil fouled a White Center stormwater-retention pond, coating waterfowl with oil, the local company La Mexicana has taken responsibility, ... Read more..

GIVE THE GIFT OF TURKEY! How to help the White Center Food Bank before Thanksgiving

Friday, November 13th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on GIVE THE GIFT OF TURKEY! How to help the White Center Food Bank before Thanksgiving

Just in from the White Center Food Bank - how to help ensure that their clients have a happy holiday: This year the wholesale price of turkey has gone up to ... Read more..

From the ‘all things old are new again’ department …

Friday, November 13th, 2015 Posted in burien, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on From the ‘all things old are new again’ department …

At auction, the two Burien Haggen grocery stores on 1st Avenue South that used to be Albertsons ... have just been acquired by Albertsons. That's according to UFCW Local 21. ... Read more..

Small house fire in White Center, no one hurt

Monday, November 9th, 2015 Posted in fire, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on Small house fire in White Center, no one hurt

(WCN photo by Patrick Sand) North Highline firefighters are just wrapping up their work at a house in the 10800 block of 11th SW, where a small fire started in a ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: 14 birds rescued, cleanup continues @ oil-contaminated White Center pond

Monday, November 9th, 2015 Posted in Environment, White Center news, Wildlife | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: 14 birds rescued, cleanup continues @ oil-contaminated White Center pond

(Canada goose captured for cleanup, photographed on Sunday) On the third day of cleanup at an oil-contaminated White Center stormwater-retention pond, we've just obtained the newest information from state Ecology Department ... Read more..

Next Friday and Saturday: White Center Library Guild’s Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale

Sunday, November 8th, 2015 Posted in Holidays, Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on Next Friday and Saturday: White Center Library Guild’s Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale

Friday and Saturday, don't miss the White Center Library Guild's Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale - which helps the guild raise money for extra programs at the library. The new ... Read more..

UPDATE: Birds struggling with oiled feathers after cooking-oil spill in White Center pond

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 Posted in Environment, White Center news, Wildlife | 3 Comments »

(Photos added 5:40 pm) FIRST REPORT, 3:19 PM: Cleanup and rescue efforts are under way after more than a dozen birds were found struggling with oiled feathers after a spill in ... Read more..

New sheriff’s storefront location and more at November’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Friday, November 6th, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Another high-profile guest for the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council - last month, the sheriff; last night, the prosecuting attorney. But first, there was big ... Read more..

VOTE! Ballot van at Greenbridge until 5 pm today, 10 am-8 pm on Election Day

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on VOTE! Ballot van at Greenbridge until 5 pm today, 10 am-8 pm on Election Day

Voted yet? Until 5 pm today, and again 10 am-8 pm tomorrow (Tuesday), you can drop your ballot off, NO POSTAGE REQUIRED, via the King County Elections ballot-dropoff van outside ... Read more..