Archive for June, 2016

MYERS WAY MEETING TONIGHT: 5:30 pm pre-meeting tour added

Thursday, June 30th, 2016 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on MYERS WAY MEETING TONIGHT: 5:30 pm pre-meeting tour added

Crossposting this from partner site West Seattle Blog, as we hadn't heard previously about the 5:30 pm tour and you might be interested too: (Click to see full-size PDF) If you're interested ... Read more..

UPDATE: About the helicopter over south White Center/Shorewood

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 Posted in Helicopter, Shorewood, White Center news | 5 Comments »

(WCN photo - deputies conferring behind the McDonald's in the search zone) 8:27 PM: Thanks to everybody asking about this - scanner traffic confirms a search is under way near Ambaum/114th ... Read more..

Fireworks sales begin – here are the rules

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 Posted in safety, White Center news | Comments Off on Fireworks sales begin – here are the rules

Fireworks are still legal in unincorporated King County, and sales have now begun at licensed stands. This year's rules and restrictions, dates and hours, are all listed here (statewide). But ... Read more..

Myers Way Parcels: Meeting Thursday; White Center Community Development Association voices ‘serious concerns’

Sunday, June 26th, 2016 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A 33-acre stretch of undeveloped City of Seattle-owned land known as the Myers Way Parcels is the subject of a community meeting next Thursday, June 30th. The land is adjacent ... Read more..

PHOTOS: US Women’s Olympic Rugby athletes visit Greenbridge

Monday, June 20th, 2016 Posted in Greenbridge, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off on PHOTOS: US Women’s Olympic Rugby athletes visit Greenbridge

Early Olympic fever swept through the Southwest Boys and Girls Club in Greenbridge this afternoon, as the club welcomed some special visitors: Members of the USA Women's Olympic Rugby team are ... Read more..

VIDEO & AS-IT-HAPPENED COVERAGE: Boundary Review Board ends 2-night annexation hearing with preliminary approval

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(WCN photo) 7:06 PM: We're back at the Bethaday Community Learning Space in Dick Thurnau Memorial Park, at the start of the second night of the King County Boundary Review Board's ... Read more..

FRIDAY: Health Fair @ Greenbridge

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 Posted in Greenbridge, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on FRIDAY: Health Fair @ Greenbridge

Just out of the inbox today: Come to the annual Greenbridge Health Fair this Friday, June 17th from 4-7 pm. It will be held at Greenbridge Plaza, 8th Ave SW & ... Read more..

VIDEO & AS-IT-HAPPENED COVERAGE: 1st night of Boundary Review Board hearing on Seattle’s proposal to annex White Center and most of what else is left of unincorporated North Highline

Monday, June 13th, 2016 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(WCN photo) 7:02 PM: We're at the Technology Access Foundation's Bethaday Community Learning Space with dozens of people here to talk and hear about the city of Seattle's proposal to annex ... Read more..

MONDAY: King County Boundary Review Board annexation hearing begins

Sunday, June 12th, 2016 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off on MONDAY: King County Boundary Review Board annexation hearing begins

Monday night brings the next major step in the process that will determine whether White Center and vicinity become part of Seattle: The King County Boundary Review Board opens its ... Read more..

Looks like Uncle Ike’s is joining the White Center cannabis business scene

Friday, June 10th, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 4 Comments »

The state Liquor and Cannabis Board has approved a license for Uncle Ike's to open a retail marijuana store at 9822 15th SW in White Center, in the Asiana Square ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Closed White Center Dairy Queen will NOT reopen as a DQ, company says

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Another followup in the saga of what had long been a Dairy Queen at 10256 16th SW in White Center: Gill sent the photo of equipment being carted off yesterday, ... Read more..

Starbucks, Popeye’s on the way to White Center Chevron site

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 Posted in Beverages, Food, White Center news | 21 Comments »

Thanks to the texter (we're at 206-293-6302 any time) who tipped us to this tonight: A brand-new land-use sign is up on the periphery of the White Center Chevron at ... Read more..

Myers frustrations, libraries’ future, more @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center Library, White Center news | 8 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor The most intense discussion at tonight's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting was a side trip off the agenda and outside the county - the ... Read more..

4 ways to help White Center parks this summer

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 Posted in How to Help, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on 4 ways to help White Center parks this summer

From Lina Rose with King County Parks: I believe that a great way for community members to make a positive impact is to join together in service to improve the ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Bok a Bok’s quarter-ton day

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurants: Bok a Bok’s quarter-ton day

Thanks to Gill for the photo from Bok a Bok Fried Chicken's first day in White Center; he reports that the line was already to the front door, and tables ... Read more..