Archive for September, 2019

TONIGHT: Rat City Recon 2019

Saturday, September 21st, 2019 Posted in Music, White Center news | No Comments »

At Southgate Roller Rink tonight, 6 pm-1:30 am, it's this year's Rat City Recon music festival! e=Eight bands are playing, including, from nearby West Seattleite, Brent Amaker and his new ... Read more..

Celebration of Life planned Saturday for North Highline Fire Captain Eric Boutwell

Thursday, September 19th, 2019 Posted in North Highline Fire District, Obituaries, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the North Highline Fire District: It is with profound sadness that the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters, Burien Union Fire Fighters Local #1461, and King County Fire District #2 ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: White Center scooter-sharing plan gets County Council committee OK

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 Posted in King County, Transportation, White Center news | No Comments »

The e-scooter-sharing pilot project proposed for White Center, noted here last week, went before the King County Council's Mobility and Environment Committee today. The minutes show it won unanimous approval ... Read more..

VIDEO: Updates and answers from King County reps at annual North Highline ‘Town Hall’ in White Center

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 Posted in King County, White Center news | 4 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor At last year's King County "town hall" for North Highline, attendees heard about the then-impending Department of Local Services launch. This year - the new department's ... Read more..

SATURDAY: First-ever Khmer Health Fair in White Center

Monday, September 16th, 2019 Posted in Health, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Happening Saturday (September 21), 8 am-1 pm: The Khmer Health Board is hosting its first-ever, FREE health fair to address health disparities in the local Khmer community in the greater Seattle ... Read more..

5 DAYS AWAY: White Center Community Development Association gala

Sunday, September 15th, 2019 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | No Comments »

Spend next Friday night at the White Center Community Development Association's annual gala! From the WCCDA website: "FORWARD TOGETHER" Keynote Speaker: This year, we are honored to have Senator Joe Nguyen speaking at ... Read more..

COMMUNITY GIVING: North Shorewood Park cleanup

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 Posted in Parks, White Center news | No Comments »

Thanks to Gill Loring for the photos and report from today's volunteer event at North Shorewood Park. Great turnout of hard workers from north Seattle to Kent. Got a bunch ... Read more..

Will scooter-sharing launch in White Center?

Friday, September 13th, 2019 Posted in King County, Transportation, White Center news | No Comments »

It's one of the things mentioned by County Councilmember Joe McDermott at last night's Town Hall (full report to come) - his proposal for a pilot scooter-sharing program in White ... Read more..

REMINDER: County’s Town Hall Open House in White Center tonight

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 Posted in King County, White Center news | No Comments »

Got questions? King County reps have answers. Tonight's Town Hall Open House for North Highline is at 7 pm at Seola Gardens, as previously previewed here - you can also ... Read more..

GET OUT! Youth need to move more, confirms new study unveiled in White Center

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 Posted in Health, White Center news | No Comments »

(WCN photos, video) A new report unveiled Tuesday in White Center is aimed at getting more activity into more youths' lives. Our photos and video are from the event at Steve ... Read more..

COUNTDOWN: 3 days until White Center Food Bank’s dinner/auction!

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | No Comments »

Got your ticket(s) yet? The White Center Food Bank’s 15th Annual Harvest Dinner & Auction fundraiser is September 14th from 6 PM – 10 PM at the Brockey Center at South ... Read more..

Standing-room-only for public-safety-focused North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 Posted in North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Toplines from the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's September meeting last Thursday, as covered by WCN co-publisher Patrick Sand: Big crowd - standing room only. About a third were there to ... Read more..

SATURDAY: North Shorewood Park needs you!

Monday, September 9th, 2019 Posted in Parks, Shorewood, White Center news | No Comments »

That's everything you need to know about a great way to start your weekend - 9 am-1 pm Saturday (September 14th), North Shorewood Park needs TLC, and that means you. ... Read more..

Camp Second Chance gets another 6-month extension

Saturday, September 7th, 2019 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | No Comments »

The city of Seattle has announced that Camp Second Chance will get another six months - through March 2020 - on the city-owned Myers Way Parcels, just over the city-county ... Read more..

ROAD-WORK REMINDER: 8th/102nd roundabout

Friday, September 6th, 2019 Posted in Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Though the county had announced that work on the 8th/102nd was starting next month, apparently it didn't, because we received word from Local Services today "that roundabout construction work on ... Read more..

SIGN’S UP: Biscuit Bitch prepares for Thursday opening

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 Posted in Restaurants, White Center news | No Comments »

A week and a half ago, we reported that the White Center expansion of Biscuit Bitch had set September 5th as its opening date - and now one of the ... Read more..

TOWN HALL TIME: King County reps coming to White Center on September 12

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 Posted in King County, White Center news | No Comments »

It's almost that time again - come talk with and hear from King County reps at the annual Unincorporated Area Town Hall Open House for North Highline. As the poster ... Read more..

What you’ll see and hear as North Highline Unincorporated Area Council reconvenes Thursday

Sunday, September 1st, 2019 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | No Comments »

Summer hiatus is over and the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is back in session Thursday: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting When: Thursday, September 5, 2019 ... Read more..