Archive for September, 2016

UPDATE: Starbucks finally confirms White Center store plan, after 4 months

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 9 Comments »

8:42 AM: Four months ago, we reported first word of the permit application for White Center's first Starbucks store, at the current Chevron site at 16th/100th. Starbucks, at the time, ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days fundraiser @ Oktoberfest carnival in Top Hat

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Jubilee Days fundraiser @ Oktoberfest carnival in Top Hat

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White Center shelter: What the county’s saying, post-meeting

Monday, September 19th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | 5 Comments »

As noted here over the weekend, King County has posted an FAQ on their webpage about the proposed White Center shelter at the former Public Health clinic on 8th SW ... Read more..

October 1st grand opening set for what was ‘traffic garden,’ now White Center Community Bicycling Park

Monday, September 19th, 2016 Posted in Parks, safety, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Back in January, we reported on the plan for a "traffic garden" at Dick Thurnau Memorial Park. It's now less than two weeks from opening, and its name has changed ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Rat City Recon at Southgate Roller Rink

Saturday, September 17th, 2016 Posted in Music, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Good thing it's not an outdoor music festival this time around! 6 pm tonight (Saturday, September 17th), the party starts: Read more..

VIDEO: ‘We won’t let it happen!’ shout furious opponents of King County’s White Center shelter plan

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 Posted in housing, King County, White Center news | 31 Comments »

(Added early Friday: Unedited WCN video of meeting, in its entirety) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor King County promises a second community meeting about its uncloaked-at-the-last-minute plan to open a 70-bed ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Why King County wants to open a White Center shelter for people experiencing homelessness, how it will work, and who it’s for

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 Posted in housing, King County, White Center news | 36 Comments »

(WCN/WSB photo) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor At least 100 people are sleeping outside in White Center on any given night, it's estimated. But there's no official shelter anywhere nearby. King County ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Next week’s meeting about emergency shelter on 8th SW

Friday, September 9th, 2016 Posted in housing, White Center news | 5 Comments »

(King County Assessor's photo) In our coverage of this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, we mentioned NHUAC president Liz Giba's announcement of a King County meeting next Thursday regarding ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Drunky’s Two Shoe BBQ coming to ex-DK Café site

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(WCN photo from mid-August) 7:05 PM: You might already have figured this out from the Airstream trailer that's been on the site a while, but we hadn't had official confirmation until ... Read more..

VIDEO: September’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 8 Comments »

In our video, you'll find this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting from Thursday, September 1st, led by president Liz Giba. Pull the cursor ahead to just past two ... Read more..

Car vs. bar: Vehicle crashes into Locker Room

Monday, September 5th, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 8 Comments »

7:42 PM: Thanks for the tips and photos, starting with this one from Pam via Twitter: @westseattleblog oops. white center ten minutes ago. Street blocked @ Noble Barton/Locker Room. pic.twitter.com/jdlsSHpdVl— (((Pam ... Read more..