Archive for August, 2016

WHITE CENTER BIZNOTE: Uncle Ike’s now open

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 2 Comments »

White Center's second recreational-marijuana store is open. It's a franchised location of Uncle Ike's Pot Shop, whose original location is in Seattle's Central District. Proprietor Daniela Bernhard says the store ... Read more..

UPDATE: Overnight power outage in parts of White Center, West Seattle

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(Map of outage area, from Seattle City Light website) 12:56 AM: More than 3,500 homes/businesses are without power in parts of White Center and southeast West Seattle, according to Seattle City ... Read more..

11 bands set for Rat City Recon 2016 at Southgate Roller Rink

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 Posted in Fun, Music, southgate, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just out of the WCN inbox - the lineup for this year's Rat City Recon, a music-and-more festival planned for September 17th at Southgate Roller Rink: If you wanna rock, you ... Read more..

THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meetings resume so you can ‘reconnect’

Monday, August 29th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Summer's ending and community-meeting season is restarting. First up: The community council for White Center and vicinity invites you to its first post-summer meeting, 7 pm Thursday (September 1st). From ... Read more..

BACK TO SCHOOL: Most Highline Public Schools classes resume Thursday

Sunday, August 28th, 2016 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on BACK TO SCHOOL: Most Highline Public Schools classes resume Thursday

Just in case you were wondering: It's back to school this week for most students in the Highline Public Schools district. First- through twelfth-graders resume classes this Thursday; kindergarteners don't go ... Read more..

White Center coffee: New owners for Caffé Delia, new name ahead too

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center coffee: New owners for Caffé Delia, new name ahead too

With a two-phase announcement this week, Caffé Delia in downtown White Center is changing hands after 5 years. First its owners Delia and Matt announced that they had sold the ... Read more..

Shop cat missing from Meat the Live Butcher

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Shop cat missing from Meat the Live Butcher

Be on the lookout! Read more..

White Center-based Orchestra of Flight needs you!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center-based Orchestra of Flight needs you!

Percussionists and string players are being sought by The Orchestra of Flight. Here's the announcement: The Orchestra of Flight, a community orchestra based in White Center, invites string players and percussionists ... Read more..

VIDEO: RV burns in White Center, nobody hurt

Friday, August 19th, 2016 Posted in fire, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(WCN reader video) ORIGINAL REPORT, 5:42 PM: Maybe you saw the smoke - that RV caught fire on SW 100th by 14th SW in downtown White Center this afternoon. (WCN photo by ... Read more..

STAGE 1 BURN BAN: Now in effect in unincorporated King County

Friday, August 19th, 2016 Posted in fire, King County, safety, White Center news | Comments Off on STAGE 1 BURN BAN: Now in effect in unincorporated King County

Just announced by the county: The King County Fire Marshal today issued a burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county to prevent wildfires during the hot, dry conditions. In addition, ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Sloth Around Community Acupuncture now open

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 Posted in Health, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center businesses: Sloth Around Community Acupuncture now open

Looking for acupuncture treatment? A new community clinic is open in White Center - Sloth Around Community Acupuncture. Proprietor Lynn Bondi says, "Sloth Around Community Acupuncture exists to provide high ... Read more..

SATURDAY: White Center Library Guild sale

Friday, August 12th, 2016 Posted in How to Help, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: White Center Library Guild sale

Happening tomorrow! This Saturday, August 13th, 11 am to 3 pm, our White Center Library Guild will have its 1st Sidewalk Sale at our NEW Library, 1409 SW 107th St. The ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP! North Shorewood Park needs you on Saturday

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on YOU CAN HELP! North Shorewood Park needs you on Saturday

Give a little time, make a lot of difference, this Saturday (August 13th)! From Lina Rose: Join King County Parks staff and community members in improving the health and safety of ... Read more..

IN WHITE CENTER TONIGHT! Cine en el Parque/Movie in the Park

Saturday, August 6th, 2016 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on IN WHITE CENTER TONIGHT! Cine en el Parque/Movie in the Park

It's been more than a month since we first told you about this - and tonight's the night! King County Parks and the White Center Community Development Association invite you to ... Read more..

White Center Promise celebration @ Greenbridge Plaza

Friday, August 5th, 2016 Posted in Fun | Comments Off on White Center Promise celebration @ Greenbridge Plaza

Happening right now at Greenbridge Plaza (9800 8th SW), hundreds of people are at the annual White Center Promise Celebration, which includes an early-back-to-school backpack giveaway. Fun activities too: This is all ... Read more..

White Center spotlighted in New York Times

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 Posted in Businesses | 2 Comments »

In case you haven't seen it ... a travel feature published on the New York Times website, and set for next Sunday's print edition, spotlights five White Center businesses. It's ... Read more..