Archive for June, 2020

More proof it’s an un-bear-able summer: Highline Bears make the call – no 2020 season

Sunday, June 28th, 2020 Posted in Highline Bears, Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | No Comments »

You knew this was coming, but still ... The Highline Bears have sent their final word on 2020: The local summer collegiate baseball team, the Highline Bears, announced to their ... Read more..

TUESDAY: Drug-Free Coalition offers you the opportunity to hear from key leaders, including local youth

Sunday, June 28th, 2020 Posted in Online, People, White Center news | No Comments »

RSVP now for this sure-to-be-inspiring event coming up Tuesday: If you can't read it in its entirety, see the full-sized PDF version here. (The RSVP link is here.) Read more..

FIREWORKS: Some are still legal – so if you use them, be safe!

Friday, June 26th, 2020 Posted in Safety, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Fireworks-caused White Center fire, 2011) The proposal to ban fireworks in unincorporated King County fizzled this year, so they're still legal - some types - and any fireworks stands planning to ... Read more..

ROAD-WORK ALERT: Roundabout painting next week

Friday, June 26th, 2020 Posted in King County, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | No Comments »

Announced today by the county: Beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 30 through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, July 2, parking will be temporarily removed to make room for Metro bus re-rerouting during roundabout ... Read more..

PRIDE: White Center/West Seattle venues team up

Friday, June 26th, 2020 Posted in Fun, White Center news | No Comments »

Though major Pride festivities were called off for coronavirus this year, two White Center and West Seattle establishments are offering you the chance to celebrate this weekend. Their announcement: The Lumber ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER CRIME: Flare gun turns supermarket shoplifting case into robbery

Thursday, June 25th, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER CRIME: Flare gun turns supermarket shoplifting case into robbery

When a shoplifting case turns violent - or threatening - that can lead to a felony criminal charge. That's what prosecutors say happened in the case of 42-year-old Kanyel L. ... Read more..

More outdoor business? King County Council passes bill to pave the way

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on More outdoor business? King County Council passes bill to pave the way

Being outside is safer in these COVID-19 times, and that's the inspiration for a bill passed today by the King County Council. Here's the announcement: Legislation passed Tuesday afternoon by the ... Read more..

RESTAURANTS: Bloom Bistro taking over ex-Biscuit Bitch space

Sunday, June 21st, 2020 Posted in Restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on RESTAURANTS: Bloom Bistro taking over ex-Biscuit Bitch space

ORIGINAL SUNDAY REPORT: Thanks to Mike for the tip: The former Biscuit Bitch space at 9602 16th SW has a new tenant already, Bloom Bistro. The website says co-proprietors Marisa ... Read more..

FOUND DOG: 13th/100th

Saturday, June 20th, 2020 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From Kelly: "Found at 13th and 100th in White Center 11:30 am Saturday 6/20. Dog has been dropped off at Lien Animal Clinic 206-932-1133." Read more..

PHASE 2: State says King County can move ahead to the next step of reopening

Friday, June 19th, 2020 Posted in Businesses, Coronavirus, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on PHASE 2: State says King County can move ahead to the next step of reopening

This morning, the state announced King County can move to Phase 2 of the reopening plan. For more on what that means, here's a detailed list on the King County ... Read more..

NEED FOOD? Masons visiting Saturday with free lunch

Thursday, June 18th, 2020 Posted in Volunteering, White Center news | Comments Off on NEED FOOD? Masons visiting Saturday with free lunch

Got a call today from Mark with the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge. He says they'll be setting up in the church lot at 1320 SW 102nd, across from Steve Cox ... Read more..

TODAY: ‘Graduation’ day for Evergreen High School’s Class of 2020

Sunday, June 14th, 2020 Posted in Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on TODAY: ‘Graduation’ day for Evergreen High School’s Class of 2020

Starting at 11 this (Sunday 6/14) morning, Highline Public Schools will stream the Evergreen High School Class of 2020 graduation celebration here: As announced by the district: Congratulations to the Evergreen High ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER PRIDE: The flag is up!

Saturday, June 13th, 2020 Posted in People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN/WSB photo) As previewed, tonight brought the White Center Pride flag-raising to Triangle Park at 16th/Roxbury/Delridge. The flag went up during a ceremony streamed online. This year, organizers explain, they're flying ... Read more..

County’s help for small businesses: Sign up for coaching

Thursday, June 11th, 2020 Posted in Businesses, Coronavirus, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on County’s help for small businesses: Sign up for coaching

The announcement is from the King County Department of Local Services: Business owners in unincorporated King County can call or sign up online to receive business assistance coaching. This service is ... Read more..

PHOTOS/VIDEO: March for Black Lives in White Center – ‘The revolution is here’

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 Posted in People, White Center news | 6 Comments »

5:36 PM: The Community March for Black Lives had hundreds of people filling 16th SW south of Roxbury, and now they're on Roxbury headed back toward the starting point at ... Read more..

TUESDAY: King County Council public hearing on proposal to enable ‘microhousing demonstration project’ in White Center

Monday, June 8th, 2020 Posted in Development, housing, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on TUESDAY: King County Council public hearing on proposal to enable ‘microhousing demonstration project’ in White Center

Tuesday afternoon's King County Council meeting has a public hearing of note for White Center - on what is in essence a rezoning proposal that would allow "a microhousing demonstration ... Read more..

‘Community March for Black Lives’ in White Center on Wednesday

Monday, June 8th, 2020 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Community March for Black Lives’ in White Center on Wednesday

As announced for Wednesday (June 10th): People of White Center, we stand together in solidarity to fight for justice for our black brothers and sisters. -We will gather at Greenbridge ... Read more..

White Center Pride: Flag-raising postponed to Saturday, June 13th

Monday, June 8th, 2020 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Pride: Flag-raising postponed to Saturday, June 13th

As previewed here last month, White Center Pride had intended to have tts virtual flag-raising this weekend. but instead: Out of deep respect for the Black Lives Matters movement, we have ... Read more..

BUSINESSES: King County gets ‘modified Phase 1’ reopening OK

Friday, June 5th, 2020 Posted in Businesses, Coronavirus, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just in - King County's "modified Phase 1" approval from the state. Here's the announcement: With new state health officials’ approval today, restaurants and retailers will be allowed to serve customers ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: No June meeting

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: No June meeting

From NHUAC: Due to ongoing Covid-19 issues and Social Distancing requirements, The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will not be holding the Thursday, June 4th meeting. We hope to see you all ... Read more..