Archive for August, 2017

CAMP SECOND CHANCE: Management changes at Seattle-sanctioned camp

Saturday, August 19th, 2017 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | 1 Comment »

For those tracking homelessness-related issues on Myers Way: On our partner site West Seattle Blog, we're reporting on management changes at city-sanctioned Camp Second Chance. Its official fiscal sponsor and ... Read more..

SCHOOLS: West Seattle Montessori adding former White Center Library as ‘enrichment center’

Friday, August 18th, 2017 Posted in Schools, White Center news | No Comments »

(Photo courtesy West Seattle Montessori: Former library, new enrichment center) The former White Center Library is becoming an "enrichment center" for neighboring West Seattle Montessori School & Academy. Here's the announcement: West ... Read more..

SUNDAY: Back-to-school event at Mary’s Place shelter, with backpacks and haircuts

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

Know a family with kid(s) that need a little help getting ready to go back to school? Check out this event on Sunday at the Mary's Place White Center shelter ... Read more..

THURSDAY: White Center Violence Prevention Summit

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 Posted in Crime, White Center news | No Comments »

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More help for Evergreen Community Aquatic Center: $61,000 from King County

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 Posted in Evergreen Pool, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Eight years after King County closed what was then Evergreen Pool -- which was rescued by a community nonprofit months later - the county is pitching in to help with ... Read more..

SALE TODAY: At Unified Brewing’s future home

Saturday, August 12th, 2017 Posted in Beverages, How to Help, White Center news | No Comments »

The folks who are turning the ex-Big Al Brewing site into Unified Brewing are inviting you to their big sale today - noon-5 pm, benefiting WestSide Baby. We're encouraging people to ... Read more..

New county initiative for unincorporated areas

Friday, August 11th, 2017 Posted in King County, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just in: King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced that Senior Deputy Executive Fred Jarrett will take on a major new body of work, leading an initiative to explore new and ... Read more..

ROAD WORK ALERT: Resurfacing on SW 107th next Saturday

Monday, August 7th, 2017 Posted in safety, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

King County Roads has issued an alert for four blocks of SW 107th next Saturday night, in the White Center/North Shorewood area - it'll be closed between 22nd and 26th ... Read more..

White Center’s first Starbucks opens with training program brewing as well as coffee

Saturday, August 5th, 2017 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | No Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor A few hours from now, the new White Center Starbucks coffee shop at 16th/100th will start its second day of business. We were first to bring ... Read more..

Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee’s August meeting postponed

Friday, August 4th, 2017 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | No Comments »

Just received this morning, on behalf of the city-mandated advisory committee for the city-sanctioned encampment on Myers Way: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the public Advisory Committee meeting that was scheduled for ... Read more..

Reader report: Potential water woes by White Center Library

Friday, August 4th, 2017 Posted in utilities, White Center news | No Comments »

Thanks to Jim for the photo. He noticed the water in the road in front of the White Center Library and has reported it to Seattle Public Utilities, which was ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Opening night for CTO

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 9 Comments »

As of less than an hour ago, the new Chinese takeout restaurant adjacent to Beer Star and Li'l Woody's has opened. It's called CTO - get it? - here is ... Read more..

BURN BAN: Now in effect, countywide

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 Posted in Environment, Health, White Center news | No Comments »

With pollution from wildfire smoke continuing to increase, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has put a Stage 1 burn ban in effect countywide. Here's what that means. Read more..