Archive for November, 2014

Update: Hit-run crash injures woman, closes westbound Roxbury at 15th

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Hit-run crash injures woman, closes westbound Roxbury at 15th

(WCN photo by Patrick Sand) 6:36 PM: Westbound Roxbury is closed between 15th and 16th SW (map) while Seattle Police investigate a hit-run crash that sent a woman to the hospital. ... Read more..

Dog lost in White Center – FOUND

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Update - FOUND!) Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Burn ban; snow view

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Weather Watch: Burn ban; snow view

BURN BAN: As of 1 pm today (Sunday), a Stage 1 Burn Ban will be in effect for all of King County. That means no fireplace/woodstove use unless you are ... Read more..

Happy Thanksgiving! Where to get coffee today

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 Posted in Beverages, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving! Where to get coffee today

Two White Center coffee shops have announced they're open this morning - Caffe Delia downtown, and Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge. 8 am-noon for both, so wherever you are, you can ... Read more..

Next North Highline UAC meeting: The sheriff & the deputies

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Next North Highline UAC meeting: The sheriff & the deputies

One week from tomorrow, North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's December meeting will feature Sheriff John Urquhart (raincheck from last meeting) and Deputies Julian Chivington (new storefront deputy) and Joe Winters ... Read more..

White Center biznote: Equipment woes at Zippy’s

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center biznote: Equipment woes at Zippy’s

Zippy's Giant Burgers in White Center had to close early Monday, according to its Facebook page, after a key part in its hood broke - and it's still scrambling for ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Burglar sought; car stolen

Monday, November 24th, 2014 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Two notes today - first, King County Sheriff's Office is circulating surveillance photos of a burglar: Do you recognize this burglar? He's hit the same #whitecenter business 2X in the past ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank: Can you bring in a turkey today?

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Food Bank: Can you bring in a turkey today?

Can you spare a turkey or two? Maybe some stuffing too? The White Center Food Bank needs that (and more) and is open special hours today for pre-holiday donations, 11 ... Read more..

White Center holidays: McLendon trees due today soon

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center holidays: McLendon trees due today soon

7:47 AM: If you just can't wait to get your tree up for the holidays - even with Thanksgiving still a week away - McLendon Hardware tells us they're expecting ... Read more..

Stage 2 burn ban in effect for King County

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 Posted in Environment, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on Stage 2 burn ban in effect for King County

Until 6 am tomorrow, no fireplace or woodstove use unless it's your main source of heat - a Stage 2 Burn Ban just took effect at noon. Details here. Read more..

Followup: ‘Bunker’ entry and other scenes from bog-area encampments

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Posted in King County, Parks | Comments Off on Followup: ‘Bunker’ entry and other scenes from bog-area encampments

As reported here last week, this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting included some graphic descriptions of what county workers have found, and cleaned up, at illegal encampment ... Read more..

Suspect arrested in White Center Heights Elementary burglary; KCSO not sure yet if connected to other break-ins

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in Crime, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off on Suspect arrested in White Center Heights Elementary burglary; KCSO not sure yet if connected to other break-ins

(also published on partner site West Seattle Blog) The King County Sheriff's Office has just announced that it's arrested "a juvenile male ... for burglary and possession of stolen property" and ... Read more..

Missing woman, last seen on Metro Route 120 bus

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off on Missing woman, last seen on Metro Route 120 bus

Have you seen Sarah? She was last seen on Route 120, and since that passes through White Center, we're sharing the flyer. Added info from friends: "Sarah Calflooking has been ... Read more..

Dubsea Coffee update: Reopening on Friday – and celebrating anniversary

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 Posted in Beverages, Crime, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off on Dubsea Coffee update: Reopening on Friday – and celebrating anniversary

Following up on Wednesday's story about repeat burglaries at Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge, the shop was closed again today, so we inquired to see when it'll reopen. The answer: Dubsea will ... Read more..

Teachers urge support for burglar-besieged Dubsea Coffee

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 Posted in Beverages, Crime, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off on Teachers urge support for burglar-besieged Dubsea Coffee

(Crossposted to partner site West Seattle Blog) That's the sign you'll find today on the door of Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge (9910 8th SW). A teacher at nearby White Center Heights ... Read more..

Video: New storefront deputy & bog-area encampments @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Video: New storefront deputy & bog-area encampments @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

That's our video of last Thursday's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, with two major topics, plus some other updates: KING COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE UPDATE: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (explained here) ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools bond update: ‘Trending upward’ but not enough

Saturday, November 8th, 2014 Posted in Election, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on Highline Public Schools bond update: ‘Trending upward’ but not enough

King County Elections announced another round of results this evening, but it didn't change the fact that the Highline Public Schools bond hasn't hit the 60 percent approval needed, and ... Read more..

Tomorrow and Saturday: White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale!

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Posted in Holidays, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on Tomorrow and Saturday: White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale!

No, it is NOT too soon to think "holidays." White Center Library Guild is having its popular annual bazaar and book sale the next two days - Friday and Saturday ... Read more..

2014 Election: Highline Public Schools bond results

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on 2014 Election: Highline Public Schools bond results

The first round of results from the election are in - the only round we will see tonight; next count will be out Wednesday afternoon. HIGHLINE PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOND MEASURE 60 ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Break-in at Dubsea Coffee

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 Posted in Crime, Greenbridge, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Did you notice the boarded-up window at Dubsea Coffee today? Somebody smashed a window to break into the Greenbridge coffee shop, staff confirmed. We heard about it via Twitter: @westseattleblog did ... Read more..