Archive for December, 2011

New Year’s Eve in White Center: Celebrate 2011’s departure, 2012’s arrival

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 Posted in Holidays, White Center Eagles, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Like most year, this one has had its challenges and disappointments - and its triumphs. We've heard of two New Year's Eve events in White Center - if you know ... Read more..

White Center shooting suspect charged with first-degree murder

Friday, December 30th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 7 Comments »

25-year-old Cu Van Truong will be in court on January 12th to answer a charge of first-degree murder. That charge was announced this afternoon by the King County Prosecuting Attorney's ... Read more..

Bail set at $1 million for White Center shooting suspect

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

4:17 PM: Just in from the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office - after a hearing this afternoon in Kent, bail is set at $1 million for the 25-year-old West Seattle ... Read more..

Update: 25-year-old suspect arrested in deadly shooting at Seattle Roll Bakery; 24-year-old victim identified

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 5 Comments »

1:10 PM: Just in from the King County Sheriff's Office: The homicide that occurred at a Seattle bakery in the 9800 block of 16 Ave SW just after midnight was the ... Read more..

‘Help protect my neighborhood': A public plea in White Center

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

Outside Jimenez Signs in White Center, a new sign this afternoon - asking for help in protecting WC, following this morning's deadly shooting across the street at Seattle Roll Bakery. ... Read more..

Update: Deadly shooting at Seattle Roll Bakery in White Center

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 7 Comments »

12:21 AM: According to scanner information, there's been a shooting in the 9800 block of 16th SW in White Center, one person described as having been shot in the head. ... Read more..

‘Chicken Friday Christmas': The party that gave a priceless gift

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 Posted in People, White Center news | 10 Comments »

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Earlier this month, a special event at The Barrel in Top Hat brought a holiday-season boost to the White Center Food Bank. We didn't know about it ahead ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank to benefit from Winemaker’s Dinner at Endolyne Joe’s

Monday, December 26th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Since Endolyne Joe's is one of the southernmost restaurants in West Seattle, it's not far from White Center if you'd like to venture that way for this event supporting the ... Read more..

Windy Christmas Day – and some homes/businesses are without power

Sunday, December 25th, 2011 Posted in Weather, white center, White Center news | Comments Off

11:47 AM: We've been tracking the suddenly gusty wind for about an hour - and according to the Seattle City Light map, more than 6,000 homes/businesses are now without power ... Read more..

North Highline Fire District board talks about 2 annexations, and more

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor The week before Christmas is usually low on public meetings, but the North Highline Fire District Board of Commissioners had some hot topics to discuss ... Read more..

White Center liquor store robbed; King Co. Sheriff’s Deputies seeking 3

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking three male suspects in what spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West describes as "a shoplift that turned into a robbery" last night. She says the three ... Read more..

Seeking a skate: Wondering about the whereabouts of a piece of White Center history

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 Posted in history, southgate, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A request we were asked to share with you, from Andrew McCarty: I am wanting to find out if anyone locally has any information regarding what happened to the old skate ... Read more..

Mourning former Evergreen High School teacher Lois Baldwin

Sunday, December 18th, 2011 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

Lois Baldwin lived a life of education - given and received - as well as creativity and adventure, as detailed in this remembrance shared by her niece, Vicki Burr-Chellin: Lois Elaine ... Read more..

Tonight in nearby South Park: Christmas party

Saturday, December 17th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, south park, White Center news | Comments Off

The flyer says it all, in two languages: South Park invites you to a Christmas party on 14th tonight, 4-10 pm, sponsored by its business community! Read more..

Aileen Balahadia to leave White Center Community Development Association, ‘an organization that has been my heart and soul…’

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(Aileen Balahadia, 2nd from left at Unity Village groundbreaking, WCN photo from Sept. 2010) Just received from the White Center Community Development Association: The Board of Directors of the White Center Community ... Read more..

Music and shopping at Café Rozella this Saturday

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 Posted in cafe rozella, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

Just announced by Café Rozella proprietor Leticia: Join us for an evening of holiday treats, local art and jewelry for sale. Shop local while you enjoy live music by Annie O'Neill ... Read more..

Need help for a community project? New grants announced

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Received this note that might be of interest to you, since White Center is mentioned prominently: The Seattle Foundation recently announced new neighbor to neighbor funding for South Seattle, White Center ... Read more..

Video: Crowd cheers 2nd annual White Center tree lighting

Sunday, December 11th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

Why did Santa cross the road? To get to the 2nd annual White Center tree-lighting ceremony! Here's the end of the multilingual countdown, as the lights go on around Veterans' ... Read more..

Get your bike fixed free Sunday afternoon in downtown White Center!

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Need some minor repairs to get your bike ready to hit the road again? Tomorrow (Sunday, Dec. 11th) afternoon is your next chance to get the help of volunteers for ... Read more..

Video: White Center Christmas Tree delivered and hoisted!

Friday, December 9th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

About an hour ago, White Center business-community leaders and other helpers put up the official White Center Christmas Tree, the second year for a tree to be displayed in the ... Read more..