Archive for March, 2013

Have you seen Hung Minh Pham? Alleged arsonist with $1 million warrant

Saturday, March 30th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

3:21 PM: King County Sheriff's Office wants to arrest that man - 43-year-old Hung Minh Pham -- whom KCSO says has a $1 million arrest warrant out for arson/domestic violence, ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council to meet Thursday

Friday, March 29th, 2013 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council to meet Thursday

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin, word of the next NHUAC meeting this Thursday (April 4th) and its agenda: Please join us on April 4 when we will ... Read more..

Remembering Ryan Lien-Shepard: Celebration of life on April 6

Friday, March 29th, 2013 Posted in People, White Center news, White Center obituaries | Comments Off on Remembering Ryan Lien-Shepard: Celebration of life on April 6

One week from tomorrow, family and friends will celebrate the life of Ryan Lien-Shepard. Today, they share this remembrance: On Monday, March 25th, we lost Ryan Lien-Shepard at the young age ... Read more..

Cleanup at vandalism-plagued, overgrown ex-restaurant site

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 6 Comments »

Notice what's missing in that photo of the former Wendy's/Ezell's/El Chalan site on 16th? Its graffiti/tagging was painted over, and much of the overgrowth removed, when a Department of Corrections ... Read more..

Helicopter alert for White Center/Top Hat tonight: Joint Training Facility drill

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Helicopter alert for White Center/Top Hat tonight: Joint Training Facility drill

If you see/hear a helicopter tonight - it's probably just a drill. Just announced by Seattle Fire Department spokesperson Kyle Moore: Tonight the Seattle Fire Department along with the King County ... Read more..

Followup: Alan Polevia no longer on the run

Monday, March 25th, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on Followup: Alan Polevia no longer on the run

More than two weeks after Alan Polevia was the subject of an air and land manhunt centered in Shorewood on March 5th, with school lockdowns ensuing - he's back behind ... Read more..

Followup: Boulevard Park double shooting was murder-suicide, says KCSO

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Followup: Boulevard Park double shooting was murder-suicide, says KCSO

Update just in from King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West: King County Sheriff’s detectives said a shooting this week in the Boulevard Park area that left two men ... Read more..

White Center Spring Clean not just one day this year

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Spring Clean not just one day this year

The White Center Community Development Association has opened registration for White Center Spring Clean - and it's not just one day this year, there are five dates spread out over ... Read more..

Holy Family gets TV showcase during Pope’s installation ceremony

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 Posted in Churches, Education, Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off on Holy Family gets TV showcase during Pope’s installation ceremony

Thanks to both Gill and Christine ... Read more..

Floating Islands in Hicklin Lake: Informational celebration April 24

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just out of the WCN inbox: April 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Friends of Hicklin Lake invites you to a community celebration on Floating Islands technology for Hicklin Lake at Lakewood Park. The ... Read more..

Update: Two men shot in Boulevard Park, one killed

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 Posted in boulevard park, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Two men shot in Boulevard Park, one killed

7:09 AM: King County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a double shooting in the Boulevard Park area. Here's an update from Sgt. Cindi West: An early morning shooting left one man ... Read more..

Need somewhere to garden? Check out White Center Food Bank

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Need somewhere to garden? Check out White Center Food Bank

From new garden manager Mara at the White Center Food Bank: Been looking for garden space? The White Center Food Bank's new garden manager Mara is "wanting to get the word ... Read more..

Middle- and high-school parents: Your public-school district needs to hear from you!

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Middle- and high-school parents: Your public-school district needs to hear from you!

From Highline Public Schools: Parents of middle and high school students are needed to help shape a plan that will guide schools for the next three years. It is part of ... Read more..

‘Silence Is Loud’: Student’s suicide-awareness project ahead at Dubsea Coffee

Sunday, March 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Silence Is Loud’: Student’s suicide-awareness project ahead at Dubsea Coffee

7-9 pm next Friday night (March 22), "Silence Is Loud" at Dubsea Coffee will bring attention to a difficult topic - but one that is imperative we all discuss - ... Read more..

Rat City Art City: Quiet yet lively launch night for revamped art walk

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Rat City Art City: Quiet yet lively launch night for revamped art walk

When White Center's all-new art walk debuted Thursday night, the King County Sheriff's Office storefront was among the venues throwing open their doors - and that's where we found Deputy ... Read more..

If your phone rings March 20th, it might be your state legislators

Friday, March 15th, 2013 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on If your phone rings March 20th, it might be your state legislators

The state legislators who represent this area are trying something out of the ordinary next week: Who: State Senator Sharon Nelson and Reps. Eileen Cody and Joe Fitzgibbon (34th Legislative District) ... Read more..

Update: Deputies arrest car-theft suspect after air, ground search in Shorewood

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, Shorewood, White Center news | 10 Comments »

(One of more than half a dozen law-enforcement cars scattered around the search area) 9:42 AM: The King County Sheriff's Office helicopter Guardian One is over the Shorewood/White Center area again, ... Read more..

Rat City = Art City: White Center’s new art walk debuts tonight

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 Posted in Arts, Businesses, White Center news | 2 Comments »

A new name and new night for White Center's art walk - and tonight (Thursday), just hours away, is its debut. It's now Rat City Art City, and you'll find ... Read more..

Happening today: White Center Chamber of Commerce lunch

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 Posted in White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the White Center Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page: Did you know every second Tuesday, WC Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon? Join us! Our March 12th luncheon will be held at ... Read more..

Missing White Center woman found dead in Thurston County

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Missing White Center woman found dead in Thurston County

Our partners at The Seattle Times say a woman missing from White Center has been found dead in Thurston County. The Times reports that 41-year-old Dana Kirkland was reported missing ... Read more..