Archive for June, 2013

Gardening fan? Village Green sets tour for July 20th

Saturday, June 29th, 2013 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off on Gardening fan? Village Green sets tour for July 20th

Mark your calendar! Here's the official poster: Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Post-storm rainbows

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 Posted in Weather, White Center news | 1 Comment »

What a Tuesday night that was! But after the rain, the wind, the lightning ... came rainbows. Thanks to Gill for sharing photos. Heads up - the National Weather Service says ... Read more..

Fireworks sales in White Center (and the rest of the unincorporated area) start noon Friday

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Just in case you'd started to wonder, with the 4th of July just a week from Thursday: Fireworks sales are still legal in unincorporated King County, and they start at ... Read more..

King County Parks say thanks to Technology Access Foundation, others

Friday, June 21st, 2013 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Parks say thanks to Technology Access Foundation, others

The Technology Access Foundation's facility in Lakewood Park is one example of the kind of partnerships the county is trying to embrace and increase, and so a special event last ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office message for the community: 2 incidents ‘may or may not’ be related

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A WCN/WSB reader was concerned that perhaps the King County Sheriff's Office had more information than they were releasing regarding the potentially connected incidents near 3rd/104th. Today, the reader talked ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Sunday night burglary attempt might be linked to recent kidnap attempt

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Just in from King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West: A residential burglary attempt of an occupied house occurred on Sunday night on the same street as an attempted abduction ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: What that weekend pursuit, search were about

Monday, June 17th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Crime Watch: What that weekend pursuit, search were about

Several WCN readers asked us over the weekend about what appeared to be a pursuit and/or search in the White Center area. Here's what we found out today from King ... Read more..

Trusted Advocates’ next storytelling event on Friday

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Trusted Advocates’ next storytelling event on Friday

From the WCN inbox, news of the next storytelling session presented by Trusted Advocates: Friday, June 21st 2013 At The White Center Community Cultural Center 9421 18th Ave SW - Hillborn Room 6:00 ... Read more..

Full report: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s June meeting

Friday, June 14th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | 3 Comments »

EDITOR'S NOTE: We reported the big news that broke during this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting as soon as it happened - word that the King County Executive ... Read more..

Guilty verdict in Seattle Roll Bakery murder

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Guilty verdict in Seattle Roll Bakery murder

We mentioned here recently that Cu Van Truong's trial had begun for the murder of Jason Saechao at Seattle Roll Bakery in White Center in the final days of 2011. ... Read more..

Tonight: RatCity ArtCity Film Festival!

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Tonight: RatCity ArtCity Film Festival!

They asked for short films - they got 'em - and tonight, you can see them! The RatCity ArtCity Film Festival is happening, 6-9 pm, at Herban Legends (9619 16th ... Read more..

White Center business-community gatherings this week: Tuesday Chamber/WCCDA lunch/dinner; Friday WC BOSS happy hour

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, White Center Chamber of Commerce, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center business-community gatherings this week: Tuesday Chamber/WCCDA lunch/dinner; Friday WC BOSS happy hour

Two events of note this week - first, the two-part White Center Chamber/WCCDA get-together on Tuesday. From the invitation: One agenda. Two locations. Join us for lunch or dinner to discuss ... Read more..

White Center house fire under investigation; no injuries reported

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 Posted in fire, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center house fire under investigation; no injuries reported

King County's fire investigator is working to find out what caused a house fire in the 10600 block of 17th SW; thanks to the readers who messaged us about it. ... Read more..

White Center Tacos in the Park next Friday, and other lunches for those in need

Friday, June 7th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | 2 Comments »

From Mark Ufkes: Union Gospel Mission is assisting in coordinating Tacos in the Park for our White Center homeless population this summer, to continue their important outreach work to the White ... Read more..

White Center storefront deputy position is safe for another year, North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is told

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Breaking news from the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting under way right now - president Barbara Dobkin has read a letter just received from King County Executive Dow Constantine, ... Read more..

Tonight: Libraries, buses, KCSO on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council agenda

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, Libraries, Metro, White Center news | Comments Off on Tonight: Libraries, buses, KCSO on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council agenda

You're invited tonight - 7 pm, North Highline Fire District HQ at 1243 SW 112th, as the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council takes on this busy agenda: 7:00 pm Call to Order ... Read more..

What the law-enforcement response downtown was about

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to those who tipped us about the big law-enforcement response in downtown White Center tonight, in the alley between 15th and 16th SW. A King County Sheriff's Office sergeant ... Read more..

Mom saves 3-year-old from apparent kidnapping attempt

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

12:22 PM: If you're seeing King County Sheriff's Deputies out in the 10400 block of 3rd SW and vicinity, they're following up on a reported kidnapping attempt last night. King ... Read more..

White Center murder-case followups: 1 defendant on trial; 1 defendant committed

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center murder-case followups: 1 defendant on trial; 1 defendant committed

We've been tracking two White Center murder cases for some months now, and have updates on both: DECEMBER 2011 BAKERY MURDER: Trial is now under way in King County Superior Court ... Read more..