First pitch for Highline Bears 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center
The local semi-pro Highline Bears baseball team announced that their opening game for the 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. The Bears – who were established in the fall of 2014 – are a summer collegiate baseball team that plays their games locally at Mel Olson Stadium, inside of Steve Cox Memorial Park, in White Center. The Highline Bears are part of the Pacific International League (PIL) that features nationally recognized teams such as the Seattle Studs and Everett Merchants. In the Bears’ inaugural season, they successfully met their goal of bringing ...
Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!
By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On Saturday night (April 1), the race for Mayor of White Center finally came to an end. In an increasingly fast-paced race, the 5 nominees (previously 6, but Donnie McDermott had dropped out a few days before the inauguration) had been collecting in votes in the form of donations of money. The fundraiser concluded on April Fools (a fitting day) in the White Center Eagles Club. The night consisted of a delicious prime rib dinner (a review I was 100 percent not told by my waiter to give them in exchange for food), a prize raffle, and ...
White Center students get free trip to Pacific Science Center thanks to Google
[caption id="attachment_12912" align="aligncenter" width="490"] The students participated in an Electron Demo using a Van der Graaf to demonstrate that electrons repel each other. When the Van der Graaf gets charged using static electricity, visitors can touch it to excite their own electrons and make their hair stand on end.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12915" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Pictured are students from White Center Heights Elementary, Darcy Nothnagle, Head of external affairs for the NW at Google and Will Daugherty, President & CEO at Pacific Science Center.[/caption] Students from schools around the region – including White Center Heights Elementary – recently spent a day of learning at ...
Help clean up White Center – Volunteers needed for annual Spring Clean May 27
COME JOIN US! This year’s White Center Spring Clean will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and Volunteers are needed! NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL GET A FREE “I <3 White Center” T-SHIRT! (FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE!) We will meet at the Greenbridge Plaza (9806 8th Ave SW, SEA, WA 98106…in between SW Boys & Girls Club and Dubsea Coffee) at 8:30am-12:30pm…from 12:45pm-2pm we will gather back at Greenbridge Plaza to have lunch, celebrate and hear about the projects that went on in the morning. "Please come join us!" Past projects have included murals, park clean up, business district clean up, gardening and more! If you ...
White Center Teen Program Talent Show coming to Log Cabin Friday, Mar. 24
Do the teens of White Center have talent? Come see for yourself at the “Log Cabin” at Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd) on Friday, March 24, starting at 3 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the opening act will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Scheduled acts include singers, hip hop dancers, spoken word poets and ukulele players. The talent show is free to attend, open to the public and will be a great chance for the community to see all of the wonderful teens and their talents. Youth ages 12 – 19 can still sign up to perform at 206.296.4542. There will be food and prizes for ...
Who will be the ‘Unofficial Mayor’ of White Center? Meet the candidates
By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On April 1, an exciting political race taking place within our small neighborhood will finally reach its conclusion. Since as early as Feb. 18, candidates have been filing for the position of “Unofficial Official Mayor of White Center.” As of March 17, there are six incredibly qualified candidates: in the lead is Geoffrey “MacDaddy” McElroy, the owner of the Triangle Pub: In second is Justin Cline, who joined the race only five days after the first candidate. Justin, whose claims include paving the White Center streets with ice cream & replacing all stop lights with pinball machines, ...
Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank
Scouts recently collected over 460 pounds of food for the White Center Food Bank as part of the Scouting for Food service project. This food will assist struggling families and individuals in the greater White Center and Highline areas. “Nice job everyone!”
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Ballard 2-BD & Exceptional Des Moines Condo
WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is this brand new unit in Ballard, open on both Saturday... [Read more]
The Highline Bears announced this week that they will be holding tryouts for talented artists and performers on Sunday, April 30, to get the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a 2017 Highline... [Read more]
In honor of the Cambodian New Year, the Cambodian Cultural Alliance of Washington (CCAW) will be holding a day full of entertainment, food, and fun o Saturday, April 29, from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Events... [Read more]
Evergreen Community Aquatic Center will be hosting a FREE Community Water Safety Event this Saturday, April 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. They will be raffling off a free session of swim lessons, swim passes... [Read more]
Highline Public Schools announced Monday (April 17) that White Center Heights Elementary School has been honored with a 2016 Washington Achievement Award (WAA) for Math Growth and English Language Arts... [Read more]Sponsored Post
WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is this classic 1914 Craftsman in West Seattle, open on... [Read more]Sponsored Post
A special Earth Day Repair Fair will be held at the White Center Community Center gym at Steve Cox Memorial Park on Saturday, April 22. Bring your small household items, including clothing! This event... [Read more]Sponsored Post
WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is this 4-bedroom View Home in West Seattle, open Saturday... [Read more]
South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer was honored Wednesday (April 5) with a Paul Harris Fellow award from the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park, WA. The award was presented at the Rotary... [Read more]
Starting in early to mid-April 2017, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services in the Highline and White Center areas by upgrading electronic equipment to 35 utility poles... [Read more]
PCC Natural Markets (PCC), the largest community-owned food market in the U.S. and one of Seattle’s original grocers, on Wednesday (April 5) announced plans to open a new location in Burien. Located... [Read more]Read More Headlines