Archive for March, 2014

Buffy the Chihuahua, lost for more than 2 weeks: Seen her?

Sunday, March 30th, 2014 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just listed on our Lost/Found Pets page on West Seattle Blog, which includes White Center listings too, but in case you just read WCN, we're sharing the announcement here: Jonathan wrote, ... Read more..

Gardening time! Anyone want a plot in White Center Heights Park?

Sunday, March 30th, 2014 Posted in Gardening, Parks, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Gardening time! Anyone want a plot in White Center Heights Park?

Spring is here, and that means it's time to dig in. Mara Bernard, White Center Food Bank garden coordinator, has a message to share: Just wanting to get the word out ... Read more..

About that helicopter search…

Friday, March 28th, 2014 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on About that helicopter search…

Thanks to Gill for the initial tip that the Guardian One helicopter was out looking for someone/something - moments after we started trying to find out what was going on, ... Read more..

Followup: White Center shooting suspect only charged with illegal gun possession so far

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Followup: White Center shooting suspect only charged with illegal gun possession so far

18-year-old Charles Moimoi, suspected of firing the shot that killed 17-year-old Ruben Castillo Jr. in White Center a week ago, is now charged with two gun crimes - but not ... Read more..

White Center Spring Clean 2014: Register now!

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Spring Clean 2014: Register now!

Almost Spring Clean time - three dates this year, according to this announcement from Vy Nguyen at the White Center Community Development Association: The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) is ... Read more..

Do you recognize him? Sheriff’s Office sketch of man who attacked, raped woman west of White Center

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Do you recognize him? Sheriff’s Office sketch of man who attacked, raped woman west of White Center

King County Sheriff's Office detectives hope that new sketch will help them find the man who beat and raped a woman just west of White Center, at 26th and Roxbury, ... Read more..

White Center businesses: PB&J Textiles leaving West Seattle, moving into ex-South End Florist space

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Maybe you've seen the sign on the old South End Florist - it has a new tenant: PB&J Textiles, which has been in business for more than seven years in ... Read more..

Followup: $1 million bail for suspect in White Center shooting death

Monday, March 24th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

A judge has set bail at $1 million for the 18-year-old SeaTac man arrested Friday in connection with the Wednesday night shooting at 15th/Roxbury that killed 17-year-old Ruben Castillo of ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s invitation for you: April forum on ‘Building Equity and Opportunity’

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s invitation for you: April forum on ‘Building Equity and Opportunity’

Less than two weeks until the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council presents a forum you won't want to miss. The announcement shared by president Barbara Dobkin: The North Highline Unincorporated Area ... Read more..

Photos: 2nd annual White Center 5K raises $ for WCCDA, WCFB, YES Foundation

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 Posted in Fun, How to Help, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(UPDATED 7:11 PM with top finishers, now that results are online) (WCN photos by Patrick Sand) FIRST REPORT, 10:57 AM: Hundreds of people showed themselves to be superheroes this morning - the ... Read more..

One last reminder: White Center 5K is today!

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on One last reminder: White Center 5K is today!

Even if you're not already registered, you can sign up starting at 8 am to be part of the second annual White Center 5K this morning - just get yourself ... Read more..

Followup: Suspect arrested in White Center shooting death, had been awaiting burglary trial

Friday, March 21st, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Wednesday night WCN photo) 10:30 PM: Just in from the King County Sheriff's Office: At about 3:40 P.M. on March 21st, King County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes detectives arrested an 18-year-old ... Read more..

Friends gather to remember 17-year-old White Center shooting victim

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Friends of the 17-year-old Burien boy shot and killed in White Center last night gathered tonight to remember him. He was hit and killed by a bullet fired at the back ... Read more..

Update: Roxbury closed for shooting investigation; teenager killed

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

11:13 PM: We're checking on the investigation that has SW Roxbury closed around 15th SW, according to a reader tip. King County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene along with ... Read more..

Update: Helicopter search over Greenbridge after food-stand robbery

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Helicopter search over Greenbridge after food-stand robbery

10:35 PM: Thanks to Gill for the original tip on a helicopter search in the White Center/Highland Park vicinity. We kept getting texts from people on the Seattle side of ... Read more..

Video: White Center Heights Elementary kindergarteners meet first responders

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on Video: White Center Heights Elementary kindergarteners meet first responders

Thanks again to White Center Heights Elementary PTA president David Sonsteng for the alert about the WCH kindergarteners' big day today - Emergency Services Day. The weather was perfect for ... Read more..

Reminder: Guardian One coming to White Center Heights this afternoon

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

One more reminde - as first noted here last week, White Center Heights Elementary is due for a special visit by the King County Sheriff's Office helicopter Guardian One around ... Read more..

Early warning: Helicopter expected at White Center Heights Elementary next Thursday

Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Early warning: Helicopter expected at White Center Heights Elementary next Thursday

We don't usually get early warning when the King County Sheriff's Office helicopter Guardian One heads this way, but this time we do! Next Thursday afternoon (March 13), you just ... Read more..

Obituary: White Center Eagles member ‘Bob’ McCoy, 1933-2014

Friday, March 7th, 2014 Posted in Obituaries, White Center news | Comments Off on Obituary: White Center Eagles member ‘Bob’ McCoy, 1933-2014

A memorial and reception are planned in White Center on March 15th for Robert "Bob" McCoy, who died this week at age 81: Robert “Bob” McCoy passed away March 3, 2014, ... Read more..

Another power outage, less than 12 hours after the first one

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on Another power outage, less than 12 hours after the first one

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) (Looks like the early-morning outage map, but this is the NEW one) If you were up for the two-hour power outage in the middle of ... Read more..