Archive for January, 2013

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council sets February 7th public-safety forum

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 Posted in Crime, safety, White Center news | 11 Comments »

Crime trends, crime prevention, and more - all in one place, one night, at the next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Public Safety Forum, one week from tonight - 7 ... Read more..

Update: Gas-station robbery may be the work of serial robber

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

3:01 AM: King County Sheriff's Office deputies converged on the 30th/Roxbury 76 station Wednesday night, investigating a reported armed robbery. This area has had other robberies lately, on the Seattle ... Read more..

Dog from Shorewood attack now at county shelter

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 Posted in King County, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off

While following up on an incident reported in the latest WSBeat police-report roundup on partner site West Seattle Blog, we confirmed that a dog found in the Myers Way "woods" ... Read more..

If it snows – will bus riders be stuck? Reader’s letter

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 Posted in Metro, White Center news | Comments Off

An anonymous White Center Now reader shared this: Here's an email I sent to KC Metro Transit: -- Last year, Route 128 ran on the incorrect Snow Route. It traveled along SW Roxbury ... Read more..

Update: Multiple-alarm apartment fire in North Burien

Monday, January 28th, 2013 Posted in burien, White Center news | 1 Comment »

5:37 PM: Huge fire callout from multiple departments - North Highline and Seattle, SeaTac, Tukwila, Renton, the port - because of an apartment fire in the 12300 block of Ambaum. ... Read more..

Batter up! Pacwest Softball signup season is under way

Sunday, January 27th, 2013 Posted in Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

Pacwest Softball season is under way, and local signups run through Feb. 9. Here's info on the next three registration sessions: Teams are available for children ages 4-18. What to bring: Please bring ... Read more..

Stolen car crashes outside White Center business

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

Here's the story behind the car on the left, which crashed into the pole outside the White Center Taco Time about an hour ago: Seattle Police started trying to stop ... Read more..

North Highline fire commissioners say ‘Thanks’ to Local 1810

Friday, January 25th, 2013 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The North Highline Fire District's Board of Commissioners wants to make sure the community hears about this letter of appreciation for its IAFF Local 1810 firefighters - so they have ... Read more..

‘Empty Bowls’ in Burien today, to help White Center Food Bank (and more)

Friday, January 25th, 2013 Posted in burien, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

If you're heading south today, consider lunch and/or dinner at the Empty Bowls benefit in Burien, helping food banks including White Center FB - full details here! Read more..

One Night Count finds 51 people without shelter in White Center

Friday, January 25th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | 2 Comments »

51 people in White Center were among more than 2,700 counted early this morning by hundreds of volunteers around King County for the annual One Night Count of homeless people. ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Luso Food and Wine’s new location

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

While out covering the White Center Art Walk last Saturday night, we noticed a sign is up in the window of the former VN Market, touting Luso Food and Wine's ... Read more..

White Center’s Southgate Roller Rink to host 2 of world’s top 3 junior derby teams

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 Posted in southgate, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

(Seattle Derby Brats in action; photo by Frank Blau) Big event coming up this weekend at Southgate Roller Rink! Manya shares the news on behalf of the Seattle Derby Brats: On January ... Read more..

King County burn ban lifted again; rain returning soon

Monday, January 21st, 2013 Posted in Environment, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has just announced that the burn ban in King County is over (here's the proof), which means no more restrictions on fireplaces/woodstoves, etc. As ... Read more..

Lunar New Year nears: Looking for lion dancers? Au Lac Vovinam performing again

Monday, January 21st, 2013 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

(January 2012 video by Deanie Schwarz for WCN) Lunar New Year is a little more than two weeks away, and Au Lac Vovinam Lion Dance Team plans to be dancing again ... Read more..

Newest White Center-area mural dedicated for West Seattle Lions

Sunday, January 20th, 2013 Posted in Arts, west seattle, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Crossposted from partner site WSB) The West Seattle Lions' mural at 17th and Roxbury is now officially dedicated - a reader shared photos from the event, including artist Xavier Lopez ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk, January edition: Warmth in winter

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

Even if you didn't make it out to tonight's White Center Art Walk, you have the whole month to check out the featured works ... Above, Amanda Kay Helmick is ... Read more..

Coming to downtown White Center: Rat City Records and Relics

Friday, January 18th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to Gill for the photo and the sighting - the sign in the window at 9632 16th SW, right next to Stan's Superstore, portends "Rat City Records and Relics." ... Read more..

‘Center of Attention’ progress report from the feds

Friday, January 18th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

We've received an open letter to the White Center community from U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan. You can read it in its entirety here; it's not in a format where the ... Read more..

‘One Night Count’ early January 25th to include White Center

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

The area's annual One Night Count of unsheltered homeless people will again include White Center, according to the announcement we received today: Countywide One Night Count of unsheltered homeless people next ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk night this Saturday, January 19th!

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Get ready to admire art all around White Center this Saturday night - January 19th is White Center Art Walk night. One participant, Company Bar, has sent word that Mark ... Read more..