Archive for August, 2014

White Center Crime Watch: Stolen car to keep an eye out for

Friday, August 29th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Crime Watch: Stolen car to keep an eye out for

Call 911 if you see it: Stolen around 8:10 pm last night (Thursday, August 28th), behind the White Center Taco Bell. Chrysler Sebring, 1998, white, with black top convertible, license ... Read more..

Be there! King County Sheriff’s Office @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s next meeting

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Be there! King County Sheriff’s Office @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s next meeting

Questions/concerns about crime/safety/policing in White Center and vicinity? Bring them to next week's September meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: NHUAC Meeting When: Thursday, Sept 4 at 7pm Where: ... Read more..

Update: Man arrested after stealing SUV with baby inside in West Seattle, and abandoning both in Greenbridge

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 Posted in Crime, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Man arrested after stealing SUV with baby inside in West Seattle, and abandoning both in Greenbridge

ORIGINAL REPORT: If you're seeing Seattle Police and helicopters, there's a search under way in White Center after a man who stole a vehicle with a baby inside ditched the ... Read more..

Followup: White Center bike corral meeting

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Bikes parked outside the King County Sheriff's Office White Center Storefront tonight hinted at what was happening inside - the community meeting about more bicycle parking in downtown WC. Katie Meyer ... Read more..

Wheels spinning on downtown White Center bike-parking increase? Meeting Tuesday

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 4 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor It's been five months since County Councilmember Joe McDermott's newsletter touted a county grant for "bike corral" parking in downtown White Center - but the ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Center Studio to say goodbye

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, Health, White Center news | 1 Comment »

One week from Friday - on August 29th - Center Studio in downtown White Center will have its final classes. Proprietor Lonjina Verdugo announced via Facebook that she's closing up ... Read more..

Rat City Recon music festival this Saturday

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in Music, White Center news | Comments Off on Rat City Recon music festival this Saturday

No need to leave the area this weekend, with events like this: Three venues, one night, 10 bands, so far. Here's the plan, according to the Rat City Recon Facebook ... Read more..

WSDOT wants to make sure you know about the big Highway 99 closure starting Friday night

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in alaskan way viaduct, Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on WSDOT wants to make sure you know about the big Highway 99 closure starting Friday night

Important reminder - if you use Highway 99 between the West Seattle Bridge and lower Queen Anne, a two-phase closure starting this Friday night WILL affect you. Here are the ... Read more..

Backpack giveaway tomorrow at Westwood Christian Community

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Posted in Churches, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on Backpack giveaway tomorrow at Westwood Christian Community

Student(s) in your family, or someone you know, in need of school supplies? Check out this event just north of White Center tomorrow (Wednesday): Read more..

Will White Center’s storefront deputy be replaced? Online petition asks Sheriff John Urquhart to keep commitment to staff WC, Skyway storefronts

Friday, August 15th, 2014 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Will White Center’s storefront deputy be replaced? Online petition asks Sheriff John Urquhart to keep commitment to staff WC, Skyway storefronts

No replacement yet for the former King County Sheriff's Office storefront deputy for White Center, BJ Myers, and local advocates are worried there might never be one, especially in the ... Read more..

‘Luau at the Lake’: 34th District Democrats’ first Garden Party at Lakewood Park

Friday, August 15th, 2014 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Luau at the Lake’: 34th District Democrats’ first Garden Party at Lakewood Park

New location tonight for the 34th District Democrats' summertime fundraiser - the Garden Party moved to White Center, at TAF's Bethaday Community Learning Space in Lakewood Park. And so, with ... Read more..

Happening tonight: Storytelling at Seola Gardens with Gloria Sims

Friday, August 15th, 2014 Posted in People | Comments Off on Happening tonight: Storytelling at Seola Gardens with Gloria Sims

Sorry for the late notice - but just in case you're looking for something to do tonight: The Trusted Advocates community group cordially invites everyone to this Friday's Storyhour. Get to ... Read more..

Update: Man stabbed in White Center, no arrest yet

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Photo courtesy Tim Clemans) ORIGINAL 1:38 AM REPORT: A search is under way for someone suspected in a stabbing reported in downtown White Center. According to a radio transmission asking for ... Read more..

Another White Center and vicinity power outage, this time because of a crash

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(Screengrab of City Light map added 9:49 pm - yes, it looks a lot like the one from early today!) No power? You're not alone. We're getting reports from Shorewood and ... Read more..

Update: Power outage hits parts of White Center and vicinity

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 Posted in utilities, Weather, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Screengrab from Seattle City Light map) 12:53 AM: Shortly after major rain started to fall, power went out to a wide area including part of White Center. The Seattle City Light ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Martial-arts teacher moves from West Seattle, now at Body Movement Arts

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 Posted in Businesses, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center businesses: Martial-arts teacher moves from West Seattle, now at Body Movement Arts

A "grand reopening" is planned next month for a longtime West Seattle martial-arts practice that has relocated to White Center. Until fall 2012, Restita DeJesus operated the Seattle Wushu Center in ... Read more..

Scenes from Night Out 2014 in North Highline

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, Neighborhoods, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on Scenes from Night Out 2014 in North Highline

Thanks to North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin for sharing photos from a lively Night Out gathering in NH - our apologies for delayed publication. Above, NH Fire ... Read more..

Election 2014: North Highline Fire District ‘benefit charge’ passing

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Posted in Election, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | 1 Comment »

It needs 60 percent approval - and so far, after the first ballot count in tonight's election, the North Highline Fire District benefit charge has almost 70 percent approval. Here's ... Read more..

Election Day: Get your ballot in by 8 pm

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on Election Day: Get your ballot in by 8 pm

Today is Election Day and for your vote to count, your ballot needs to either be in the mail by tonight - and postmarked with today's date, with postage on ... Read more..

Making Roxbury safer: What’s being proposed, including a ‘road diet’

Friday, August 1st, 2014 Posted in safety, Transportation, White Center news | 6 Comments »

Though the city/county line runs down the middle of Roxbury for most of its length, Seattle is accountable for taking care of what's between the north and south curbs. So ... Read more..