Archive for April, 2015

VIDEO: King County Sheriff’s Office, North Highline Fire District, AMR ambulance, other safety specialists visit White Center Heights Elementary

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline Fire District, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(UPDATED EARLY THURSDAY with more video, photos) The youngest students at White Center Heights Elementary School got a lesson today that will last their whole lives: Finding out firsthand about public-safety ... Read more..

One more day to vote in emergency-radio-system levy

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 Posted in Election, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We found Fred and Joe at the ballot-dropoff van outside Greenbridge Library on Monday, and you'll find the van there from 10 am-8 pm today - your last chance to ... Read more..

One man to hospital after fight that started at White Center bus stop

Sunday, April 26th, 2015 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on One man to hospital after fight that started at White Center bus stop

Thanks to those who texted and called (206-293-6302) about an incident on 16th near 102nd earlier this evening. At the scene, we talked to a King County Sheriff's Office sergeant ... Read more..

Happening on Saturday: Cambodian New Year Street Festival in White Center

Friday, April 24th, 2015 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on Happening on Saturday: Cambodian New Year Street Festival in White Center

It's been an annual tradition for 13 years - the Cambodian New Year Street Festival, closing a block of SW 98th between 15th and 16th, and tomorrow's the day (Saturday, ... Read more..

Talk with your County Councilmember, Sheriff, more at tonight’s CSA Open House

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Talk with your County Councilmember, Sheriff, more at tonight’s CSA Open House

Tonight's the night - bring your concerns and questions to this year's Community Service Area open house for White Center/North Highline, 7 pm tonight at Seola Gardens: As the flyer says, ... Read more..

WestSide Baby making an emergency move – still in White Center – so it can keep helping kids and families

Sunday, April 19th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Earlier this month, on partner site West Seattle Blog, we reported on a small fire with a big effect on WestSide Baby's operations - shutting down the WS Baby ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools plans to ‘paddle’ school-bus-stop violators with bus-borne cameras, hefty fines

Monday, April 13th, 2015 Posted in Highline School District, safety, White Center news | Comments Off on Highline Public Schools plans to ‘paddle’ school-bus-stop violators with bus-borne cameras, hefty fines

(Highline Public Schools photo) If you ignore the "paddle" that warns you to stop when a school bus is loading/unloading - your chances of getting caught and fined have just increased ... Read more..

PHOTOS: Friends of North Shorewood Park do some cleaning up

Sunday, April 12th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, Parks, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Gill for sharing photos of Saturday's volunteer cleanup at North Shorewood Park. Half a dozen dedicated volunteers made progress: They're hoping for even more help when they do it ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: White Center crash victim has died, family says

Friday, April 10th, 2015 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(WCN photo from last Thursday) We've learned from the family of the woman hit by a suspected drunk driver last week that she has died. 55-year-old Rebecca Delgado, a White Center ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council hears about marijuana rules in a ‘fluid’ atmosphere

Friday, April 10th, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Toplines from this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, featuring a discussion of the marijuana business and where it stands: MARIJUANA REGULATIONS/PERMITTING/LAND USE: Ty Peterson from King County said "there's ... Read more..

Changes ahead for SW Roxbury

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 Posted in safety, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on Changes ahead for SW Roxbury

The Seattle Department of Transportation's final plan for SW Roxbury - for which it has curb-to-curb responsibility - went public last night at a meeting in West Seattle. Here's the ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Suspected drunk driver out of jail

Monday, April 6th, 2015 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Suspected drunk driver out of jail

The 50-year-old driver arrested after hitting a pedestrian in White Center last Thursday is out of jail. We're not identifying the suspect yet, as she is not yet charged. But ... Read more..

SAFETY: Road resurfacing in the works for SW 107th west of White Center

Monday, April 6th, 2015 Posted in safety, Transportation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

West of White Center, SW 107th east of 26th SW is in for special treatment - the only North Highline-area road on the list referenced in this King County announcement: More ... Read more..

UPDATE: Woman in critical condition after being hit by suspected drunk driver in White Center

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 Posted in safety, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(UPDATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON: KCSO says the victim is still alive, in critical condition) 6:39 PM: Thanks for the tips via Twitter. We're on our way to find out more about the ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Star Palace grand-opening party today

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 Posted in Arts, Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center businesses: Star Palace grand-opening party today

Been to Star Palace Boutique and Lounge yet? Proprietor Prisilla wrote to let us know she's having a grand-opening party today (though it's been open for a few weeks): I just ... Read more..

Recognize these suspects? Let KCSO know!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 Posted in boulevard park, Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Recognize these suspects? Let KCSO know!

No further details but if you recognize either or both of these suspects ... King County Sheriff's Office just put out this alert via Twitter: Help us ID these guys! Suspected ... Read more..