Archive for October, 2015

Prosecutors @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s November meeting on Thursday

Saturday, October 31st, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Prosecutors @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s November meeting on Thursday

Just announced by North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council (NHUAC) Meeting Thursday, November 5 at 7 pm, North Highline Fire Station (1243 SW 112th Street) Mark ... Read more..

White Center Halloween: Business trick-or-treating today!

Saturday, October 31st, 2015 Posted in Businesses, Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Halloween: Business trick-or-treating today!

Rain or shine, storm or calm, it's Halloween, and more than 20 White Center businesses promise to have candy for trick-or-treaters starting at noon. See the list here. And at ... Read more..

VIDEO: Top Hat’s NiMBiN marijuana store hit by criminals again

Friday, October 30th, 2015 Posted in Crime, top hat, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Top Hat’s NiMBiN marijuana store hit by criminals again

One month ago, we reported on a "crash-and-grab" vehicle-involved break-in at Top Hat's NiMBiN state-licensed marijuana store. Now it's been hit by crime again: That video shows armed robbers holding up ... Read more..

CANCELED: HALLOWEEN 2015: Go (helpfully) haunt White Center Heights Park!

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on CANCELED: HALLOWEEN 2015: Go (helpfully) haunt White Center Heights Park!

FRIDAY UPDATE: This has been canceled because of the storm, we're told. EARLIER: Here's a unique way to spend part of your Halloween this Saturday: Join King County Parks staff for a ... Read more..

Mount View Elementary student ‘grabbed by a stranger’

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Posted in safety, White Center news | Comments Off on Mount View Elementary student ‘grabbed by a stranger’

Thanks to the reader who shared this note received by families of Mount View Elementary students: Dear Mount View Families: We have learned about an incident in our neighborhood (of which) we ... Read more..

Investigation under way after man stabbed in White Center

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Investigation under way after man stabbed in White Center

(Added: WCN photo) ORIGINAL REPORT, SUNDAY: We've been checking out reports of a sizable law-enforcement presence near 15th and Roxbury, and this update just in from King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson ... Read more..

VIDEO: Last Sunday’s jazz tribute to Richard Hugo in White Center

Saturday, October 17th, 2015 Posted in Arts, history, Music, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Last Sunday’s jazz tribute to Richard Hugo in White Center

Earlier this week, we featured the documentary that was shown during last Sunday night's Richard Hugo tribute at the White Center Fieldhouse. Tonight, courtesy of executive director Clay Eals from ... Read more..

UPDATE: OWNERS FOUND! Two dogs found in White Center

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 2 Comments »

EARLIER: Anybody recognize these dogs? FRIDAY UPDATE: We've removed the finder info, because she reports the dogs are back with their people! Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Dick Thurnau Memorial Park approved by County Council as new name for Lakewood Park

Monday, October 12th, 2015 Posted in King County, Lakewood Park, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Dick Thurnau Memorial Park approved by County Council as new name for Lakewood Park

As mentioned here over the summer, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott has been championing the request to rename Lakewood Park in honor of the man who fought so hard for ... Read more..

If you missed the Richard Hugo tribute – check out the film, with White Center scenes from the ’70s

Monday, October 12th, 2015 Posted in Arts, history, White Center news | Comments Off on If you missed the Richard Hugo tribute – check out the film, with White Center scenes from the ’70s

If you didn't get to the tribute to poet Richard Hugo last night at the White Center Fieldhouse and haven't otherwise had the chance to see the biographical documentary shown ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Richard Hugo tribute @ White Center Fieldhouse

Sunday, October 11th, 2015 Posted in Arts, history, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Richard Hugo tribute @ White Center Fieldhouse

Happening tonight - and it's free! The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is presenting a concert and film, "Some Places Are Forever Afternoon: A Tribute in Music, Words, and Film to ... Read more..

Driver charged in deadly April crash, said to have had blood-alcohol level 4 times legal limit

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(WCN photo from April 2015) Six months after 55-year-old Rebecca Delgado died from injuries suffered when she was hit while crossing 16th SW at SW 104th, the driver who hit her ... Read more..

PHOTOS: Cleanup at ‘The Bog,’ before and after

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 Posted in safety, White Center news | 5 Comments »

We've reported before on efforts to clean up "The Bog" - and to make it less conducive to illegal camping, drug use, and crime. Aside from other concerns raised by ... Read more..

‘Traffic garden’ in the works for Lakewood Park

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 Posted in Lakewood Park, Parks, safety, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Traffic garden’ in the works for Lakewood Park

From the Cascade Bicycle Club's newsletter, word of something new on the way to Lakewood Park: The Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a 2016 ... Read more..

UPDATE: Evergreen football player Kenney Bui has died, 3 days after injury during game

Monday, October 5th, 2015 Posted in Evergreen High School, Sports, White Center news | 2 Comments »

8:16 AM: An injury suffered during Friday night's Evergreen-Highline football game in Burien has an Evergreen player in critical condition. That's according to our regional news partner The Seattle Times, ... Read more..

SATURDAY: Volunteer at North Shorewood Park!

Monday, October 5th, 2015 Posted in How to Help, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: Volunteer at North Shorewood Park!

You want to be there - just a little time can make a big difference: It's happening 10 am-2 pm next Saturday (October 10th) - lots more information, including what to ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council talks marijuana, and more

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor As is usually the case, the monthly North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting sprawled across a long list of topics and concerns. Before the main announced ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP! Buy your ticket ASAP for White Center Food Bank’s Harvest Dinner

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on YOU CAN HELP! Buy your ticket ASAP for White Center Food Bank’s Harvest Dinner

Just two weeks until the biggest night of the year for the White Center Food Bank and its supporters - and ultimately, the people it helps day in and day ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER WEEKEND: Live music @ WC Eagles on Friday

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 Posted in Music, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER WEEKEND: Live music @ WC Eagles on Friday

No plans for Friday night yet? From the White Center Eagles: If you are a Fleetwood Mac fan, we have a special evening planned for you! Solstice (and Friends) are appearing ... Read more..