Archive for January, 2015

Vietnamese-immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary in the spotlight

Friday, January 30th, 2015 Posted in Education, White Center news | Comments Off on Vietnamese-immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary in the spotlight

Did you know that White Center Heights Elementary has the state's first Vietnamese-language-immersion program? Find out about it in this story published by the Seattle Globalist (which, like WCN, is ... Read more..

Open house today for Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 Posted in Holy Family, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on Open house today for Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School

If you're shopping for a school for next year, you're invited to this afternoon's open house at Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School at 20th/Roxbury in White Center: Holy Family Bilingual Catholic ... Read more..

Guilty plea in 2012 murder of White Center advocate Margaret Ryan

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on Guilty plea in 2012 murder of White Center advocate Margaret Ryan

(December 2012 gathering honoring murder victim Margaret Ryan) 3:30 PM: More than two years after the murder of 69-year-old Margaret Ryan in her White Center apartment, her son has pleaded guilty ... Read more..

Have you seen this service dog?

Monday, January 19th, 2015 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Have you seen this service dog?

Last seen near Taco Bell at 16th/107th: Read more..

White Center-West Seattle Health Center now open

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 Posted in Health, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center-West Seattle Health Center now open

(WCN photo from September 2014) Four months after King County Executive Dow Constantine announced at Greenbridge that the public-health clinic there would be saved thanks to a partnership with Planned Parenthood, ... Read more..

White Center traffic alert: Crash at 16th/112th

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 Posted in safety, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center traffic alert: Crash at 16th/112th

Thanks to the tipster who texted us this photo of a crash scene about half an hour ago at 16th SW and SW 112th. No info yet on circumstances or ... Read more..

Followup: Crews making cleanup progress at ‘The Bog’

Sunday, January 11th, 2015 Posted in King County, safety | 3 Comments »

(White Center Now photographs by Patrick Sand) King County crews are continuing to clear overgrowth, and more, by "the bog," a site that has been something of a dangerous hiding place ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: The Rose Petals now at 16th/98th

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 Posted in Food, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Photo courtesy Gill) After a rocky past and a false start or two for the long-vacant building at 9801 16th SW, it is now home to a new restaurant. After getting ... Read more..

Burn ban’s over as of Saturday afternoon

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 Posted in Environment, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on Burn ban’s over as of Saturday afternoon

Update from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, as announced earlier today - you can use your fireplace/woodstove again: Effective immediately, all burn bans are being lifted in King, Pierce, and ... Read more..

Update: Demolition day for ex-restaurant at 11060 16th SW

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 Posted in development, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(UPDATE: Photos added from end of demolition work) 12:43 PM: Thanks to reader Sally for noticing a new banner on the fencing around 11060 16th SW, the long-vacant, often-vandalized former restaurant ... Read more..

Missing dog: Have you seen Missy?

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Missing dog: Have you seen Missy?

Another missing dog - have you seen her? HI EVERYONE! I have a missing dog. Her name is Missy. She is a minpin/chihuahua. She is a little over a feet long. ... Read more..

Update: Missing dog found

Thursday, January 1st, 2015 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on Update: Missing dog found

UPDATE - This dog's been found! Read more..

‘Rising air pollution’ brings Stage 1 burn ban, countywide

Thursday, January 1st, 2015 Posted in Environment, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Rising air pollution’ brings Stage 1 burn ban, countywide

A Stage 1 burn ban is now in effect for all of King County, as announced by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, because of "stagnant weather conditions and rising ... Read more..