Archive for December, 2012

White Center New Year’s Eve: Tonight’s parties

Monday, December 31st, 2012 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We know of at least two in the downtown White Center vicinity - who else? *Company Bar - Special dinner menu, plus dancing with DJ at 9 pm, midnight champagne toast ... Read more..

Blood drive at Holy Family today

Saturday, December 29th, 2012 Posted in Holy Family, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

If you can give - consider stopping by 10 am-4 pm (except for the noon-1 pm break time) - this time of year has a higher demand and lower donation ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter damaged – but backup’s in place

Friday, December 28th, 2012 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Though the King County Sheriff's Office helicopter Guardian One - used by law-enforcement agencies besides KCSO, including Seattle Police - is in the shop, the department still has one to ... Read more..

White Center businesses: New medical-marijuana outlet USC 2 opens

Thursday, December 27th, 2012 Posted in Medical marijuana, White Center news | 5 Comments »

A new medical-marijuana dispensary has just opened in downtown White Center - on the lower level of the White Center building that once housed a short-lived medical-marijuana "lounge." The lower ... Read more..

From the WCN Event Calendar: No North Highline UAC meeting this month

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council usually meets on the first Thursday of the month, but not this month. From president Barbara Dobkin: The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will not ... Read more..

Southgate Roller Rink featured tonight on ‘Top Chef’

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 Posted in southgate, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Chris for the original tip - and it's confirmed on the Southgate Roller Rink Facebook page: The rink is featured in tonight's edition of "Top Chef" on Bravo. ... Read more..

Transit reminder: Metro on ‘reduced weekday’ schedule today

Monday, December 24th, 2012 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

If you're taking Metro today, remember that it's on "reduced weekday schedule" - that's today, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, while on Tuesday (Christmas Day) Metro will follow the Sunday schedule. Read more..

Followup: New details on Tuesday’s drug-ring raids

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Back on Tuesday, we reported on a drug investigation with search warrants served at locations including one in White Center, and King County Sheriff's Office said more details would be ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Search warrants served in drug cases

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We received multiple inquiries this morning about what looked like some type of SWAT operation near 12th and 107th - with a loud explosive-type sound at one point. Here's what ... Read more..

Can you help solve a $2 million heist?

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

The King County Sheriff's Office is hoping someone can help solve a $2 million heist. From KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West: More than 7,000 Wii game consoles were stolen from a ... Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Windy night expected

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

As of 10 pm, the National Weather Service's wind advisory for our area will be in effect, till 4 pm tomorrow - see it here. The worst of the wind ... Read more..

Happening now (till 8 pm): Blithe Bazaar at Center Studio

Saturday, December 15th, 2012 Posted in Arts, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

It's a full house at Center Studio, with arts/crafts vendors from White Center and West Seattle during the studio's first Blithe Bazaar, continuing till 8 pm. Most of the participating ... Read more..

Seattle Police helping KCSO with White Center investigation

Friday, December 14th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

(SPD, KCSO cars near the scene) Thanks to those who tipped us about Seattle Police out in force on the White Center side of 16th and Roxbury - and beyond. They're ... Read more..

Crime Watch: Another package-theft bust, this time in Shorewood

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Less than a week after Seattle Police stopped West Seattle package-theft suspects in White Center, the King County Sheriff's Office is reporting arrests for the same type of crime. Deputy ... Read more..

New chair sought by White Center Arts as its temporary gallery prepares to open

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Change is in the works for White Center Arts, according to this announcement from Shelli Park, and this might be your chance to help: White Center Arts is at an exciting ... Read more..

‘Exciting times are ahead’: Superintendent on federal grant announcement

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 Posted in Education, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

Highline Public Schools is among the regional districts that joined forces to seek - and win - a big federal grant. Here's what our partners at The Seattle Times are ... Read more..

White Center newlyweds: Congratulations, Gill and Alex!

Monday, December 10th, 2012 Posted in People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We know at least one White Center couple has been part of the history-making events in our state these past few days since same-sex marriage became legal: Gill and Alex. ... Read more..

New family-run tree lot benefiting Holy Family Parish School

Monday, December 10th, 2012 Posted in Holidays, Holy Family, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos by Katie Meyer for WCN) If you haven't already noticed: White Center has a new Christmas-tree lot this season - at Holy Family, benefiting HF's Parish School. It's being run ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch update: Overnight gunfire

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

FIRST REPORT, 11:31 AM: We received multiple reports of gunfire heard in the early morning hours - and finally have some information, via a reader report. A neighbor writes: In the ... Read more..

1st North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting since annexation vote

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Some differences Thursday night as the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council met for the first time since voters rejected annexation to Burien. For one - Burien's ... Read more..