Archive for May, 2016

Preview Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Preview Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

You're invited to the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's last meeting before summer hiatus: When: Thursday, June 2 @ 7 pm Where: North Highline Fire Station (1243 SW 112th Street ... Read more..

WestSide Baby’s special delivery: 278 donated strollers

Monday, May 30th, 2016 Posted in WestSide Baby, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Photo courtesy WestSide Baby) Another reminder that regional family-assistance organization WestSide Baby, headquartered in White Center, doesn't only deal with diapers: WS Baby is celebrating a donation of 278 strollers. Here's ... Read more..

SPORTS: Highline Bears win big in second-season opener at Steve Cox Park

Sunday, May 29th, 2016 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Randall Hauk Reporting for White Center Now & West Seattle Blog The semi-pro Highline Bears baseball team launched its second season at Steve Cox Memorial Park in grand fashion Saturday night, ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Bok a Bok Fried Chicken ready for Wednesday opening

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 7 Comments »

(WCN photos) That's Chef Brian O'Connor (second from left) and his crew at Bok a Bok Fried Chicken, ready for opening day Wednesday (June 1st) on SW 98th just east of ... Read more..

White Center Dairy Queen workers say shutdown shorted them 2 weeks’ pay

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 5 Comments »

We've received several questions about what happened to the White Center Dairy Queen at 10256 16th SW, which has been shuttered since earlier this month, with only a note on ... Read more..

FIGHTING CRIME: King County Sheriff’s Office advice on avoiding auto theft

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, safety, White Center news | Comments Off on FIGHTING CRIME: King County Sheriff’s Office advice on avoiding auto theft

The King County Sheriff's Office deputy who presented the crime briefing at this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, Deputy Corbett Ford, has information to share to help you ... Read more..

TONIGHT: King County ‘Town Hall/Open House’ for unincorporated North Highline

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: King County ‘Town Hall/Open House’ for unincorporated North Highline

This annual event is happening tonight: It's a chance to hear about, and ask questions about, a wide variety of county services, programs, and issues. Read more..

VIDEO: White Center Library grand-opening celebration

Saturday, May 21st, 2016 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The new White Center Library is open! If you want to be part of Opening Day, get there by 5 pm, if you haven't been there already. A half-hour-long ceremony ... Read more..

TODAY: White Center Library grand opening

Saturday, May 21st, 2016 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off on TODAY: White Center Library grand opening

(Photo by Christopher Boffoli) Today's the day! The brand-new White Center Library will be dedicated and celebrated today, starting at 9:30 am. Above, the photo is by West Seattle photographer Christopher ... Read more..

‘Bike Everywhere Day’ station today at Dubsea Coffee

Friday, May 20th, 2016 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘Bike Everywhere Day’ station today at Dubsea Coffee

It's "Bike Everywhere Day" - formerly "Bike to Work Day" - and if you're biking, you have a "celebration station" to visit in White Center: Dubsea Coffee in Greenbridge, SW ... Read more..

Teenager shot in North Burien

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 Posted in burien, White Center news | Comments Off on Teenager shot in North Burien

Though this happened in North Burien, just outside our coverage area, we've had some questions about it this morning, so we're publishing the King County Sheriff's Office news release: At around ... Read more..

How would Seattle annexation affect the North Highline Fire District?

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 Posted in Annexation, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | 5 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor While it's still a year and a half until the earliest date that residents of unincorporated North Highline would vote on Seattle annexation, a deadline ... Read more..

County Council committee to consider marijuana-zoning legislation starting tomorrow

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | 12 Comments »

Following up on the surprise vote three weeks ago for a four-month moratorium on new marijuana businesses in unincorporated King County, the County Council starts its closer consideration tomorrow. The ... Read more..

Community Service Area event on May 24: The official announcement

Friday, May 13th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Community Service Area event on May 24: The official announcement

As mentioned at last week's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, the annual Community Service Area event for unincorporated NH is coming up later this month. Here's the official announcement ... Read more..

UPDATE: King County Sheriff’s sergeant shoots suspect in White Center

Monday, May 9th, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

5:48 PM: King County Sheriff's Office has just texted that there's been a shooting at 15th SW and 100th involving a deputy. The suspect is reported to be injured. More ... Read more..

UPDATE: Fire at White Center apartment complex

Monday, May 9th, 2016 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Fire at White Center apartment complex

3:07 PM: Thanks to Jonathan for the top photo and tip: North Highline firefighters are at an apartment complex near Steve Cox Park this afternoon after flames tore through at ... Read more..

White Center food: Proletariat Pizza launches weekend brunch

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center food: Proletariat Pizza launches weekend brunch

With Mother's Day tomorrow, brunch is on many minds. Starting this weekend, Proletariat Pizza is serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am to noon (with lunch starting at 11, ... Read more..

SEATTLE ANNEXATION? Next discussion: North Highline Fire District Board on May 16th

Friday, May 6th, 2016 Posted in Annexation, North Highline Fire District, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on SEATTLE ANNEXATION? Next discussion: North Highline Fire District Board on May 16th

Quick followup to the announcement at last night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting (WCN coverage here) that the King County Boundary Review Board has scheduled its public hearing on ... Read more..

@ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: Sheriff’s Office storefront move, annexation hearing, possible project, ‘The Crew’ demystified …

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Topics large and small - including one topic that literally weighed tons! - were on the agenda tonight at the May meeting of the North ... Read more..

UPDATE: Man in wheelchair hit and killed in White Center, second death at 16th/104th in 13 months

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(ADDED: WCN photo, Wednesday night, roadside memorial) 5:44 AM: We have confirmed with the King County Sheriff's Office that someone was killed in a crash at 16th/104th over the weekend. We ... Read more..