Archive for September, 2013

White Center Weather Watch: Scene from a downpour

Monday, September 30th, 2013 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Weather Watch: Scene from a downpour

On our third day of wild weather, rain and sun alternated for much of the afternoon - after morning downpours including the one Gill captured in that photo! No warnings ... Read more..

Dog found in Boulevard Park

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 Posted in boulevard park, Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Dog found in Boulevard Park

In the Boulevard Park area? Maybe you know whose dog this is: Found this evening in the rain in front of Boulevard Park Liquor Store. Healthy and happy neutered male...warm, ... Read more..

Help the White Center Food Bank today!

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Help the White Center Food Bank today!

As part of the annual regional Mayors' Day of Concern for the Hungry, White Center Food Bank 's Audrey Zemke tells us that Key Club members from the Evergreen Campus ... Read more..

Update: Sheriff’s helicopter ‘assisting with a robbery call’

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Posted in Helicopter, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Sheriff’s helicopter ‘assisting with a robbery call’

11:40 PM: Thanks to everyone who has texted and e-mailed about a helicopter that was apparently over White Center/Highland Park for a while - and then, we're told, has just ... Read more..

Next NHUAC public-safety forum one week from tonight: Learn about registered sex offenders

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Posted in Crime, North Highline UAC, safety, White Center news | Comments Off on Next NHUAC public-safety forum one week from tonight: Learn about registered sex offenders

One week from tonight - the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council hopes to see you at its next public-safety forum: Save the Date Thursday, Oct 3 7pm North Highline Fire Station 1243 112th Street, SW (entrance ... Read more..

White Center coffee: Caffé Delia moving into its own space

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Since opening two years ago, Caffé Delia has been based inside the Proletariat Pizza storefront, in a time-sharing/space-sharing environment - open during hours when PP wasn't. But now there's big ... Read more..

King County Executive’s budget proposal: The toplines

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Executive’s budget proposal: The toplines

We haven't broken it out for White Center and the rest of North Highline yet, but for starters, here's the official news release from King County Executive Dow Constantine's office ... Read more..

Funeral Mass at Holy Family this Wednesday for Deacon Ted Wiese

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 Posted in Holy Family, Obituaries, People, White Center news | Comments Off on Funeral Mass at Holy Family this Wednesday for Deacon Ted Wiese

A funeral Mass is planned at Holy Family this Wednesday morning for 84-year-old Theodore (Ted) John Wiese: Ted went home to the Lord 9-19-13 at the age of 84. Born ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Stolen stroller

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Crime Watch: Stolen stroller

It happened just this past hour in downtown WC, says a family that doesn't want to be identified but hopes the thief will do the right thing: Tonight around 7:15-7:30 pm, ... Read more..

Metro service change September 28: White Center, Shorewood effects

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Metro service change September 28: White Center, Shorewood effects

Details of Metro's next "service change" are now available on its website, including changes to Route 22, which will no longer loop through Shorewood, and Route 120, which is adding ... Read more..

Followup: Car-pedestrian crash remains under investigation

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Followup: Car-pedestrian crash remains under investigation

We checked back today with the King County Sheriff's Office on the Tuesday night crash at 17th and Roxbury, which was blocked for more than two hours as a result. ... Read more..

Celebrating North Shorewood Park’s new play area

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 Posted in Parks, Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on Celebrating North Shorewood Park’s new play area

Katy Terry, deputy director of King County Parks, came to North Shorewood Park on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the official grand opening of its brand-new play area. The celebration ... Read more..

Pedestrian reportedly hit, hurt at 17th/Roxbury

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 Posted in White Center news | 2 Comments »

Several people asked us about police and fire activity at 17th/Roxbury late this afternoon. At the scene, our crew found out that a pedestrian had been hurt crossing the street; ... Read more..

Friends of Hicklin Park seek new grant to ‘increase the effectiveness of our Floating Islands’

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 Posted in Environment, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Two months after Hicklin Lake got its first "floating islands," its neighborhood advocates are pursuing a grant to make them more effective. Here's their update: Friends of Hicklin Lake are a ... Read more..

Dedication Tuesday for new play area at North Shorewood Park

Monday, September 16th, 2013 Posted in Parks, Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on Dedication Tuesday for new play area at North Shorewood Park

We first heard about it from tipster Gill (who also shared the photo), while the work was under way - and now, not only is the North Shorewood Park play ... Read more..

Suspect jailed in connection with White Center KeyBank robbery, and more

Sunday, September 15th, 2013 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Suspect jailed in connection with White Center KeyBank robbery, and more

A man arrested in Oregon in connection with a bank robbery there is believed to be a serial robber - with his alleged crimes including the August 30th holdup at ... Read more..

Reminder: Fieldhouse celebration this afternoon

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Parks, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on Reminder: Fieldhouse celebration this afternoon

Just one last reminder - 2-5 pm today, with a program at 3:30 pm, you can help celebrate the 75th anniversary of King County Parks with a party at the ... Read more..

You can help! Volunteer at WestSide Baby’s White Center HQ

Friday, September 13th, 2013 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off on You can help! Volunteer at WestSide Baby’s White Center HQ

Two volunteer opportunities coming up, according to Kari Kopnick from White Center-headquartered WestSide Baby: *Volunteer at WS Baby on Thursday, September 19th, 7-9 pm *Volunteer at WS Baby on Thursday, October 3rd, ... Read more..

Heads up: Repaving work just north of White Center starts September 23rd

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 Posted in Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(UPDATED Tuesday evening with correct map, re-sent by SDOT) Since January, the Seattle Department of Transportation has been repaving Delridge Way SW in West Seattle, south of SW Orchard, in segments. ... Read more..

Update: Saturday grand opening for the newest business in Greenbridge: Fitness With A Purpose

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 Posted in Businesses, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Saturday grand opening for the newest business in Greenbridge: Fitness With A Purpose

The grand opening of Fitness With A Purpose, a new business in Greenbridge, is this Saturday. That's according to an announcement published on a mailing list for nearby South Park. ... Read more..