Archive for January, 2016

‘Stories of Refugees and Immigrants’ exhibit coming to Dubsea Coffee next month

Sunday, January 31st, 2016 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Stories of Refugees and Immigrants’ exhibit coming to Dubsea Coffee next month

An inspiring and emotional art show is on the way to White Center, per this announcement: Art Gallery: Stories of Refugees and Immigrants Dubsea Coffee 9910 8th Ave SW Reception: February 11th 6-9PM, Gallery: ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Open-house event as White Center Chamber of Commerce works to ‘reconnect’

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Open-house event as White Center Chamber of Commerce works to ‘reconnect’

Sorry for the short notice, but this just came in this afternoon: Open house at Sky's Barber Shop in the business district. 9650 16th Ave SW, today, Thursday, January 28, ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Phnom Khiev Market closing

Monday, January 25th, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 6 Comments »

Phnom Khiev Market will soon shut its doors for a final time, ending a five-year run as one of the area’s most-diverse grocery stores. Known for carrying a wide selection ... Read more..

About the big King County Sheriff’s Office response at 15th/Roxbury

Sunday, January 24th, 2016 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on About the big King County Sheriff’s Office response at 15th/Roxbury

After texts wondering about the big King County Sheriff's Office response at 15th and Roxbury, we went over to check out what was up. Deputies were searching a car at ... Read more..

And the second driver-hits-building crash of the morning …

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on And the second driver-hits-building crash of the morning …

For the second time this morning, a driver has hit a White Center storefront. Earlier, it was Noble Barton; then at mid-morning, the Smoke Shop on the other side of ... Read more..

UPDATE: Driver crashes into Noble Barton’s front door; suspect arrested in West Seattle

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(WCN photos) 8:34 AM: Thanks to Matt for the tip - a car crashed into the front door of Noble Barton in downtown White Center early this morning. We went by ... Read more..

What to do about crumbling unincorporated-area roads? County task force’s recommendations

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

A big thanks to Bridges&Roads Task Force for recommending ways to address declining roads. https://t.co/KtJklOGwlA pic.twitter.com/RwIqngf95A— KC Road Services (@kcroads) January 21, 2016 It's been years since the county warned North ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP! Literacy tutors needed at Beverly Park Elementary

Sunday, January 17th, 2016 Posted in How to Help, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on YOU CAN HELP! Literacy tutors needed at Beverly Park Elementary

Can you spare some time to help students improve their reading skills? Reading Partners is looking for you - on behalf of 36 students awaiting tutors at Beverly Park Elementary ... Read more..

What’s next for our state’s first ‘traffic garden,’ coming to White Center’s Dick Thurnau Memorial Park

Sunday, January 17th, 2016 Posted in Parks, White Center news | 8 Comments »

By Jordan Anderton UW NewsLab / Special to White Center Now White Center’s Dick Thurnau Memorial Park is gaining a traffic garden this May. The traffic garden will be a place for children ... Read more..

TOMORROW: Community meeting for ‘traffic garden’ at Dick Thurnau Park

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 Posted in Lakewood Park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We mentioned three months ago that this was in the works - and now the first public meeting about it will bring out lots of information. Tomorrow (Thursday) night, you're ... Read more..

Woman’s body found in White Center home, apparently weeks after death

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Woman’s body found in White Center home, apparently weeks after death

The King County Sheriff's Office confirms that an investigation continues into the death of a woman whose body was found inside her White Center home last weekend, apparently weeks after ... Read more..

Evergreen High School before, Evergreen High School again?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 Posted in Education, Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Evergreen High School before, Evergreen High School again?

Received from organizers of a campaign to turn the Evergreen campus back into Evergreen High School: A coalition called ONE EVERGREEN made up of concerned parents, teachers, and alumni has started ... Read more..

How many stores is too many – or too few? North Highline Unincorporated Area Council convenes forum on marijuana

Monday, January 11th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 16 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor "This is a conversation about marijuana and what it means about the health and future of our community," is the statement with which North Highline ... Read more..

UPDATE: Police investigate death in a car along Myers Way, believed to be suicide victim

Friday, January 8th, 2016 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Police investigate death in a car along Myers Way, believed to be suicide victim

If you traveled Myers Way just east of White Center and north of Top Hat, you might have seen multiple Seattle Police cars and yellow police tape, surrounding a red ... Read more..

Three White Center food and drink notes

Friday, January 8th, 2016 Posted in Beverages, Food, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Three notes from the White Center food and drink world, all along 16th SW: NEW RESTAURANT AT 16TH/ROXBURY: The former TJ's Soul Food and Pho Lynna storefront on the southeast corner, ... Read more..

Dine for a good cause! White Center Kiwanis and New Start Key Club invite you to this year’s Baked Potato Dinner

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 Posted in How to Help, White Center Kiwanis Club, White Center news | Comments Off on Dine for a good cause! White Center Kiwanis and New Start Key Club invite you to this year’s Baked Potato Dinner

Coming up in a week! The New Start Alternative High School Key Club in the Highline School District will again, in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center, hold its ... Read more..

Why local schools were in lockdown/sheltering for a while today

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, safety, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Why local schools were in lockdown/sheltering for a while today

We checked with the King County Sheriff's Office to find out what was going on after getting two messages about a reported "lockdown" at Cascade Middle School, and hearing scanner ... Read more..

What’s on the agenda at the first North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting of 2016

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thursday, you're invited to the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's first meeting of the year. Announced by NHUAC president Barbara Dobkin: Join NHUAC for an Informative and Important Community Conversation: When: Thursday, ... Read more..

Stage 1 burn ban now in effect for all of King County

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 Posted in Health, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on Stage 1 burn ban now in effect for all of King County

(Graphic from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency website) With another day of stagnant air, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has announced a Stage 1 burn ban for all of King ... Read more..