Archive for August, 2018

White Center Co-Op Preschool has room for more students this year!

Friday, August 31st, 2018 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Co-Op Preschool has room for more students this year!

Looking for a preschool? White Center Co-op Preschool is looking for you. The announcement: Looking for the best way to prepare your preschooler for Kindergarten? We have a few openings in ... Read more..

Camp Second Chance advisory committee meeting set for September 9th

Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee has decided what to do about September, given that its usual first-Sunday meeting would fall during Labor Day weekend. They've announced the meeting ... Read more..

Holiday freebie: Li’l Woody’s offering you a free burger Labor Day afternoon

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Posted in Food, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on Holiday freebie: Li’l Woody’s offering you a free burger Labor Day afternoon

Li'l Woody's in White Center says you deserve a treat on Labor Day, so it's offering you a free burger 2-5 pm Monday. The caveats: - No other sandwiches - Extras ... Read more..

2 new White Center businesses: Good Day Donuts, Mr. Buds

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 Posted in Businesses, Food, White Center news | 11 Comments »

Next to each other at 9823 15th SW, you'll find: GOOD DAY DONUTS: Husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Erik Jackson and Alison Odowski have opened Good Day Donuts in the former Golden House Bakery ... Read more..

Got licensing to do? Hurry!

Monday, August 27th, 2018 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Got licensing to do? Hurry!

Heads up- this is about to start: Starting (this) week, the state Department of Licensing (DOL) plans to upgrade its licensing system known as DRIVES. This work, which will continue through ... Read more..

Shooting in Boulevard Park

Sunday, August 19th, 2018 Posted in boulevard park, Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Big King County Sheriff's Office response right now to South 120th and Military Road in Boulevard Park (map), where - according to dispatchers and officers' radio communication - a man ... Read more..

White Center food and drink: Anju Bar & Eatery sets grand opening for next Friday

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 Posted in Beverages, restaurants, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photos, added Sunday) Almost three months ago, we mentioned new food/drink places on the way to White Center, including Anju (9641 15th SW). Just got a note from Sam Jo ... Read more..

SATURDAY: Duwamish River Festival 2018

Friday, August 17th, 2018 Posted in Environment, south park, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: Duwamish River Festival 2018

Just down the hill in South Park, noon-5 pm Saturday (August 18th), and you're invited - stop by Duwamish Waterway Park (7900 10th Ave. S.). Read more..

House fire on 28th SW in North Highline

Sunday, August 12th, 2018 Posted in fire, White Center news | 1 Comment »

North Highline and other fire departments fought a house fire in the 10200 block of 28th SW this afternoon. (Thanks to everyone who texted us about this - 206-293-6302 text ... Read more..

UPDATE: Power outage in White Center/North Burien

Friday, August 10th, 2018 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Power outage in White Center/North Burien

7:04 AM: As shown on the map, 4,000-plus customers in White Center/North Burien are without power this morning. No word yet on the cause. While Seattle City Light has an ... Read more..

ELECTION 2018: 34th District State Senate update

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on ELECTION 2018: 34th District State Senate update

In case you haven't already caught the updates on our partner site West Seattle Blog, or elsewhere, the third primary-election count is out, and here's how the full 11-candidate field ... Read more..

RAT CITY RECON 2018: Get ready to rock September 15th

Thursday, August 9th, 2018 Posted in Music, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just announced! Rat City Recon, Monumental Undertaking, and Match + Gasoline present RAT CITY RECON 2018 Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 4 pm-1:30 am Southgate Roller Rink* | Drunky Two Shoes BBQ* | ... Read more..

NIGHT OUT 2018: Scenes from White Center

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, Neighborhoods, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Thanks to Gill Loring for sharing photos from a White Center Night Out party on Tuesday night, hosted by Ron Johnson, below right with King County Sheriff's Office Maj. Bryan ... Read more..

VOTE! Primary-election ballots due Tuesday

Monday, August 6th, 2018 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on VOTE! Primary-election ballots due Tuesday

Tuesday is your last chance to get your ballot into either a dropbox or a mailbox. It's not a long ballot (here's what it looks like) but you have three ... Read more..

VIDEO: Dead Baby Bikes Downhill 2018’s White Center rollout

Sunday, August 5th, 2018 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

For a little while on Saturday evening, bicycle traffic took over northbound traffic on 16th SW in downtown White Center. The occasion - the Dead Baby Bikes Downhill, maybe the ... Read more..

TODAY: Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meets

Sunday, August 5th, 2018 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on TODAY: Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meets

If you have concerns/questions about Camp Second Chance, the City of Seattle-sanctioned encampment that's close to the North Highline border on Myers Way, or just want to hear the latest ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Cine en el Parque @ Dick Thurnau Memorial Park

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 Posted in Fun, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Cine en el Parque @ Dick Thurnau Memorial Park

Tonight's the night! "Coco" is the movie for this year's Cine en el Parque, 6:30 pm at Dick Thurnau Memorial Park (11050 10th SW): There will be games, music, prizes, food ... Read more..

SATURDAY: DBB Downhill bike ride, starting this year in White Center

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: DBB Downhill bike ride, starting this year in White Center

(West Seattle Blog photo of 2011 DBB Downhill riders at that year's Admiral District start) The irreverent-to-say-the-least Dead Baby Bikes Downhill bike ride (or is it a race?) is starting from ... Read more..