Archive for October, 2018

Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on Happy Halloween!

Thanks to Gill Loring for one of the area's most abundantly decorated Halloween houses! This is on "the west side of 26th Ave. SW just north of SW 104th," Gill tells ... Read more..

From the Viaduct to your taxes, topics to be tackled by the North Highland Unincorporated Area Council this Thursday

Monday, October 29th, 2018 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Got questions about the Viaduct-to-tunnel transition coming up early next year? That's one of multiple hot topics that the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will tackle Thursday night. The announcement: North ... Read more..

CRIME WATCH: Seen this stolen car?

Monday, October 29th, 2018 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on CRIME WATCH: Seen this stolen car?

Jill's 2013 black Toyota Highlander with a black cargo box was stolen in White Center on Sunday night, near the roller rink. "It was pretty much out of gas, so ... Read more..

Why your property might soon get an in-person King County inspection

Saturday, October 27th, 2018 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Why your property might soon get an in-person King County inspection

White Center is one of more than two dozen areas of King County where the county will send appraisers for in-person inspections soon. It's part of a periodic process, according ... Read more..

DEVELOPMENT: Ex-Barrel Tavern demolished

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 Posted in development, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Iris for tweeting the photo. What was once the Barrel Tavern is now rubble. We noticed the telltale pre-demolition fence around the site recently; Iris reports that the ... Read more..

PHOTOS: 14th annual Harvest Dinner helps White Center Food Bank fight hunger

Sunday, October 21st, 2018 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on PHOTOS: 14th annual Harvest Dinner helps White Center Food Bank fight hunger

(WCN photos) Fighting hunger can be tasty. Last night hundreds of White Center Food Bank supporters gathered at South Seattle College's Brockey Center were reminded of that during the 14th annual ... Read more..

ROAD WORK ALERT: ‘Mini-roundabout’ construction to start at 8th/108th

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 Posted in Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

An alert from King County Roads - work starts next Monday (October 22nd) on the "mini-roundabout" planned for 8th SW/SW 108th. They expect to be done by Friday, November 16th. ... Read more..

Family Halloween Carnival coming up at Steve Cox Memorial Park on October 27th

Monday, October 15th, 2018 Posted in Fun, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on Family Halloween Carnival coming up at Steve Cox Memorial Park on October 27th

(Photo courtesy King County Parks) Early reminder so you can be sure this is on your calendar! The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, October 27th ... Read more..

Know this dog? Found in White Center

Friday, October 12th, 2018 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Claire e-mailed to say, "We found this pit looking male dog on SW 116th and 12th in White Center/Burien. He has no name tag and he is not chipped." Your ... Read more..

No classes today in Highline Public Schools

Friday, October 12th, 2018 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on No classes today in Highline Public Schools

It's a teacher in-service day, so students have the day off in Highline Public Schools and those who follow its calendar. Just to the north in Seattle Public Schools, too. Read more..

Signed up yet? Fall 2018 edition of Duwamish Alive! approaches

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 Posted in Environment, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Signed up yet? Fall 2018 edition of Duwamish Alive! approaches

Twice a year, you have a chance to make a difference along the Duwamish River and its watershed. Here's the announcement for October 20th's Duwamish Alive! multi-site work party: What is ... Read more..

VIDEO: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council hosts 34th District State Senate candidates’ forum

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 Posted in Election, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(White Center Now/West Seattle Blog video) Voting for the general election starts in less than 2 weeks. The most hotly contested race on local ballots is for 34th District State Senator, ... Read more..

SUNDAY: City of Seattle reps at Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meeting

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on SUNDAY: City of Seattle reps at Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meeting

Last month, nobody from the City of Seattle was present for the regular monthly meeting of the Community Advisory Committee for its sanctioned encampment near the county/city line, Camp Second ... Read more..

SATURDAY: First of two White Center Library events looking at the history of hip-hop

Friday, October 5th, 2018 Posted in Arts, Music, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: First of two White Center Library events looking at the history of hip-hop

Tomorrow - Saturday, October 6th - brings the first of two White Center Library programs focusing on the history of hip-hop. 2-3 pm, you are invited to hear about "Race, ... Read more..

Open house in White Center next week for RapidRide H Line

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Metro Route 120 isn't converting to the RapidRide H Line until 2021, but planning continues, and the next stop for your feedback is one week from today: Metro and Seattle will ... Read more..

New Department of Local Services has its first director

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on New Department of Local Services has its first director

Announced by King County today: Executive Dow Constantine appointed John Taylor to serve as the first director of the Department of Local Services, which will better coordinate and deliver direct services ... Read more..

White Center business note: Northmart partners with U-Haul

Monday, October 1st, 2018 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center business note: Northmart partners with U-Haul

(Photo courtesy U-Haul and Northmart) U-Haul sent this announcement that Northmart (9841 15th SW) is now offering its products and services: U-Haul Company of Washington is pleased to announce that Northmart Furniture ... Read more..