Archive for May, 2014

Fire district’s future in the spotlight @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council next Thursday

Friday, May 30th, 2014 Posted in North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

As the flyer shows, the next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting is less than a week away. And it's a hot topic in more ways than one, as announced ... Read more..

Drurell Collier charged with 1st-degree murder in shooting death of Excalibur Scott

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 Posted in Crime, top hat, White Center news | Comments Off on Drurell Collier charged with 1st-degree murder in shooting death of Excalibur Scott

Just in from the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office - 28-year-old Drurell J. Collier is charged with first-degree murder in the Memorial Day shooting death of 23-year-old Excalibur Scott near ... Read more..

Free shredding on June 7th White Center Spring Clean Day during PB&J Textiles open house

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, Environment, White Center news | Comments Off on Free shredding on June 7th White Center Spring Clean Day during PB&J Textiles open house

If you have something to shred, you'll be able to do that for free June 7th at PB&J Textiles, now open at the former South End Florist location at 10728 ... Read more..

Followup: Hearing for Top Hat murder suspect; victim ID’d; investigators say he was shot after agreeing to record a fight

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Posted in Crime, top hat, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(WCN photo from Monday) The man arrested in connection with Monday's deadly shooting in Top Hat remains jailed after a hearing today, and the King County Medical Examiner's Office has made ... Read more..

Video: King County Sheriff’s Office investigating Top Hat killing

Monday, May 26th, 2014 Posted in Crime, top hat, White Center news | 14 Comments »

(WCN photos by Patrick Sand) 5:24 PM: A homicide investigation is under way in the 10700 block of Myers Way S. (map) in Top Hat, east of White Center. Discussion monitored ... Read more..

What’s going into the former White Center Blockbuster Video building? Here’s the answer

Saturday, May 24th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on What’s going into the former White Center Blockbuster Video building? Here’s the answer

Got another question on Friday about what's going into the former White Center Blockbuster Video at 16th/107th, which closed back in February 2013. County records bring the answer: A dental ... Read more..

Deputies catch suspected car thief in White Center

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Deputies catch suspected car thief in White Center

The King County Sheriff's Office helicopter Guardian One was back in the general White Center area again earlier this afternoon, and we've just confirmed details of what was going on: ... Read more..

Mount View Elementary carnival June 6th: Everybody welcome!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 Posted in Fun, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Mount View Elementary carnival June 6th: Everybody welcome!

Save the date - you're invited to a carnival at White Center's Mount View Elementary on June 6th, with two schools getting a boost from it! Here's the announcement: The public ... Read more..

Music is the universal language: Help White Center Heights Elementary students speak it – with ukuleles!

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Music is the universal language: Help White Center Heights Elementary students speak it – with ukuleles!

That video is part of a brand-new crowdfunding campaign in hopes of raising money to get ukuleles for students at White Center Heights Elementary School - watch it to get ... Read more..

Why Guardian One was over North Shorewood/White Center

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on Why Guardian One was over North Shorewood/White Center

Thanks to everybody who has tipped us that Guardian One - the King County Sheriff's Office helicopter, which assists other law-enforcement agencies too - had been circling in the North ... Read more..

Big day at White Center Library

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on Big day at White Center Library

After a bit of an unscheduled break, we're back. Big day at the White Center Library, in case you are looking for things to do - three events on the ... Read more..

Bike to Work Day on Friday: 2 ‘commute stations’ in White Center

Sunday, May 11th, 2014 Posted in Fun, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Bike to Work Day on Friday: 2 ‘commute stations’ in White Center

View Commute Stations -- Bike to Work Day presented by F5 in a larger map Next Friday - May 16th - is this year's Bike To Work Day, and as the ... Read more..

Invitation: Come shop West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow!

Friday, May 9th, 2014 Posted in west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Invitation: Come shop West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow!

Just a quick invitation to head north and shop West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow (9 am-3 pm Saturday, May 10th) - more than 280 sales of all sizes, ... Read more..

Oso fundraiser this Saturday at White Center Eagles

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 Posted in How to Help, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off on Oso fundraiser this Saturday at White Center Eagles

Out of the WCN inbox: OSO FUNDRAISER at the White Center Eagles, Saturday, May 10th, from 12 Noon to 4 PM. Mod Men will entertain from 2PM to 4 PM ... Read more..

Sheriff’s deputies search for burglar(s) in White Center

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

We got a question about King County Sheriff's Office activity in the 6th/106th area. Just checked and we've learned it was a search for burglar(s) in the neighborhood. Though a ... Read more..

Memorial this Friday for Dick Thurnau, 1925-2014

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Posted in Obituaries, People, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Memorial plans are now finalized for Dick Thurnau, the longtime White Center resident and community activist who died earlier this week. His family shares that news and this remembrance: Dick Thurnau, ... Read more..

White Center, West Seattle, South Park nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG event – including ‘Dine Out for Hunger’ for WC Food Bank

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center, West Seattle, South Park nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG event – including ‘Dine Out for Hunger’ for WC Food Bank

(Also published on partner site West Seattle Blog) Dozens of local nonprofits are participating in today's GiveBIG one-day donation drive coordinated by the Seattle Foundation. Whatever money you give TODAY ONLY ... Read more..

2 days after county honors, Dick Thurnau passes away

Monday, May 5th, 2014 Posted in People, White Center news, White Center obituaries | 1 Comment »

Just last Friday, we reported here on King County Executive Dow Constantine's proclamation of "Dick Thurnau Day" in honor of the longtime community advocate, recently diagnosed with cancer. Sunday morning, ... Read more..

Cattywampus Kids: Pop-up shop in downtown White Center returns today

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on Cattywampus Kids: Pop-up shop in downtown White Center returns today

From Lonjina at Center Studio - the monthly pop-up shop in her storefront at 9611 16th SW, Cattywampus Kids, is back today: From Fisher Price and Strawberry Shortcake to shorts and ... Read more..

Most likely spot for a White Center recreational-pot store: 9600 block of 16th SW

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 4 Comments »

The state Liquor Control Board went public today with its list of how applicants for recreational-marijuana stores placed in the license lottery. Of 44 applicants in the unincorporated area, which ... Read more..