Archive for February, 2017

FOLLOWUP: What’s up with White Center Food Bank changes

Monday, February 20th, 2017 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | No Comments »

After recent news of two top staffers leaving the White Center Food Bank, we asked the followup question: What's really going on? Spokesperson Ian Smithgall sent the following open letter ... Read more..

White Center businesses closed for Day Without Immigrants

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 Posted in Businesses, People, restaurants, White Center news | No Comments »

(Also posted to partner site West Seattle Blog) Thanks to Jen Calleja for the tip - multiple White Center businesses are closed today for the Day Without Immigrants protest against the ... Read more..

YOU CAN VOTE: White Center Library a finalist for DJC’s ‘Building of the Year’

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 Posted in Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN file photo) Found out today from the Daily Journal of Commerce that the beautiful new White Center Library, which opened last May, is a finalist in their "Building of the ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Evergreen High School principal finalists

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 Posted in Education, Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news | No Comments »

From Highline Public Schools - this is happening tonight: Meet the Finalists for the New Evergreen High School Principal The small schools on the Evergreen Campus are unifying as a single school ... Read more..

SLIDE, OUTAGE: Highland Park Way hill closed

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 Posted in safety, Traffic, White Center news | No Comments »

Even if you don't use Highland Park Way hill in West Seattle, this morning's slide might be affecting you - either through higher traffic volumes on roads including Roxbury, or ... Read more..

PHOTOS: TLC for future White Center shelter

Saturday, February 11th, 2017 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Inside and out, the future family shelter at the old King County Public Health building in White Center is getting TLC right now from dozens of volunteers. As you know if ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP: White Center family shelter work party Saturday

Friday, February 10th, 2017 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | No Comments »

Tomorrow, the next step toward turning King County's ex-Public Health building into a family shelter - a volunteer work party! On Saturday morning, February 11, from 9 am to 1 pm, ... Read more..

Another high-level departure @ White Center Food Bank: Audrey Zemke

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 1 Comment »

One month after the White Center Food Bank announced the retirement of longtime executive director Rick Jump, it's announcing another top-level departure. Just out of the inbox: After over 9 years ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER SNOW: No school today

Monday, February 6th, 2017 Posted in Schools, Weather, White Center news | No Comments »

4:24 AM: Lots more snow overnight and so we start with big news: HIGHLINE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, CLOSED TODAY: NO SCHOOL on Monday, Feb. 6 due to heavy snow. All activities ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: North Highline Fire District’s funding fight in Olympia; homelessness updates

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 Posted in North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor While the announcement of last night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting highlighted a briefing from North Highline's fire chief, an unannounced speaker - a ... Read more..

Myers Way encampment: As-it-happened coverage of city-organized meeting

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This was published as-it-happened on our partner site West Seattle Blog. The software there is misbehaving and is refusing to accept more comments on the story, so we're ... Read more..