Archive for August, 2015

New storefront deputy for White Center: Meet Deputy Bill Kennamer at September 3rd North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on New storefront deputy for White Center: Meet Deputy Bill Kennamer at September 3rd North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Big agenda as the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council resumes its monthly-meeting schedule this week. NHUAC president Barbara Dobkin has just shared the agenda for the September meeting this coming ... Read more..

REMINDER: School starts for most Highline students on September 3rd

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 Posted in Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on REMINDER: School starts for most Highline students on September 3rd

A reminder today from Highline Public Schools: Students in grades 1-12 start classes one week from tomorrow, on Thursday, September 3rd. Kindergarteners start almost a week later, on Wednesday, September ... Read more..

White Center restaurateurs hit by auto theft: Crawfish House truck stolen

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 Posted in Crime, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurateurs hit by auto theft: Crawfish House truck stolen

Thanks to everybody who flagged us to this post from the Crawfish House's page on Facebook: Last night at 11:45 pm...someone came into the back alley of Crawfish House and stole ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office deputy retires, after giving gifts to others

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Sheriff’s Office deputy retires, after giving gifts to others

If you're retiring, you typically would be the recipient of any gifts involved in the celebration. Not so in the case of King County Sheriff's Office Deputy Dan Shaw. KCSO ... Read more..

White Center food & drink: Sign’s up for Noble Barton

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 Posted in Beverages, Food, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center food & drink: Sign’s up for Noble Barton

Thanks to Stefanie at Proletariat Pizza for the photo and tip - the sign went up this weekend at Noble Barton, taking over the former Papa's Pub (and briefly Meander's) ... Read more..

UPDATE: Power back on after more than 3,500 lose electricity in east White Center, Top Hat, parts of Burien

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 Posted in burien, utilities, White Center news | 5 Comments »

(Above, the White Center/Top Hat section of the outage) 2:08 AM: Thanks to Alisha for the tip: The Seattle City Light map confirms a big power outage - in two distinct ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Movie Under the Stars, en Español, at Steve Cox Memorial Park

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 Posted in Fun, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Movie Under the Stars, en Español, at Steve Cox Memorial Park

Tonight's the night! King County's full announcement with details: Grab your blanket, low-backed chairs, and your friends and family and take in “Película Bajo las Estrellas” or “Movie Under the Stars,” at ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Driver in deadly crash charged with vehicular homicide, felony hit-and-run

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Posted in burien, Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Driver in deadly crash charged with vehicular homicide, felony hit-and-run

Two felony charges are now filed against the driver found hiding after crashing his car on Ambaum just south of White Center early last Friday, killing his passenger. The King ... Read more..

Return of Rat City Recon: One-night music festival back, on August 29th

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 Posted in Music, White Center news | Comments Off on Return of Rat City Recon: One-night music festival back, on August 29th

In case you haven't heard - Rat City Recon is back for 2015, a dozen bands on four White Center stages the night of Saturday, August 29th. From the Facebook ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Kent man accused of driving ‘three times speed limit’ before deadly crash south of White Center

Monday, August 17th, 2015 Posted in burien, Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Bail has been set at $250,000 for the 24-year-old Kent man arrested in connection with the deadly crash at SW 119th and Ambaum early last Friday. Probable-cause documents say he ... Read more..

New name for Lakewood Park: County Councilmember Joe McDermott sponsoring ordinance to rename it in honor of longtime advocate Dick Thurnau

Monday, August 17th, 2015 Posted in King County, Lakewood Park, People, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(WCN photo of Dick Thurnau from 2008) More than a year after the death of longtime community advocate Dick Thurnau, the King County Council will soon consider an ordinance renaming Lakewood ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Meander’s Kitchen update

Sunday, August 16th, 2015 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurants: Meander’s Kitchen update

ORIGINAL SUNDAY REPORT: Another update on Meander's Kitchen, the White Center restaurant that's had its ups and downs lately: Founder Miranda Krone contacted us to say she is back in ... Read more..

UPDATE: Deadly crash on Ambaum, just south of White Center

Friday, August 14th, 2015 Posted in burien, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(KCSO photo) 3:29 AM: The King County Sheriff's Office says Ambaum is closed from 116th to 120th because of a crash at 119th that killed a man. According to KCSO, the ... Read more..

‘Best Starts for Kids’ levy campaign launched in White Center

Sunday, August 9th, 2015 Posted in Election, Health, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Photo courtesy Best Starts for Kids campaign) Though the August ballots are still being counted, the November campaigns are on, including a countywide levy that will be on your ballot: Best ... Read more..

Night Out in White Center: Great night for a block party

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 Posted in Neighborhoods, White Center news | Comments Off on Night Out in White Center: Great night for a block party

White Center was among the thousands of communities around the nation with Night Out block parties on Tuesday night, meant to strengthen neighborhoods, to enhance safety and preparedness, while neighbors ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: New management for Meander’s Kitchen says it’s NOT closing

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center restaurants: New management for Meander’s Kitchen says it’s NOT closing

(Also published on partner site West Seattle Blog) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Popular White Center diner Meander's Kitchen closed early today, about two hours short of its usual 3 pm ... Read more..

VOTE! Ballot van is at Greenbridge until 5 pm today

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off on VOTE! Ballot van is at Greenbridge until 5 pm today

Quick reminder - if you haven't voted yet, do it! And get your ballot over to David and Jeffrey with the King County Elections ballot-dropoff van, which is at Greenbridge ... Read more..