Archive for October, 2016

UPDATE: Crash investigation at 8th/Roxbury after deputy hits pedestrian

Monday, October 31st, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

6:10 PM: 8th/Roxbury will be at least partially blocked for a few hours because of a crash investigation. A King County Sheriff's Deputy hit a man who was walking across ... Read more..

Parks in the spotlight @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting Thursday

Sunday, October 30th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on Parks in the spotlight @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting Thursday

From the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, here's what's ahead for the November meeting this Thursday: November 3, 2016 at 7 pm North Highline Fire Station at 1243 SW 112th Street in ... Read more..

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on Olson Place

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 Posted in safety, west seattle, White Center news | Comments Off on TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on Olson Place

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SURVEY: The Coalition for Drug-Free Youth needs a few minutes of your time

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 Posted in Health, Online, White Center news | Comments Off on SURVEY: The Coalition for Drug-Free Youth needs a few minutes of your time

Can you spare a few minutes? If you're 18 or older, this survey is for you: The Coalition for Drug-Free Youth – a community-based alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention organization – ... Read more..

1 year after White Center pond cooking-oil spill, La Mexicana tells state it will cover $333,729 cleanup bill

Monday, October 24th, 2016 Posted in Environment, White Center news | Comments Off on 1 year after White Center pond cooking-oil spill, La Mexicana tells state it will cover $333,729 cleanup bill

(Canada goose captured for cleanup - WCN photo from November 2015) The company responsible for the cooking-oil spill in a White Center pond last year (13th SW/SW 100th) says it will ... Read more..

UPDATE: 26th SW crash sends one to hospital

Monday, October 24th, 2016 Posted in Shorewood, Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: 26th SW crash sends one to hospital

(White Center Now/West Seattle Blog photo by Patrick Sand) 11:59 AM: Thanks for the tips - 26th SW between White Center/Shorewood and West Seattle is blocked right now by a crash ... Read more..

White Center coffee: Moonshot opens in ex-Caffé Delia space

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Moonshot Coffee! #whitecenter Cc: @westseattleblog @whitecenternow @kramdaddy pic.twitter.com/UGP4sjwFKm— Matt Weiner (@walkingbassist) October 22, 2016 Thanks to ex-Caffé Delia co-proprietor Matt for the update - their former space in downtown White Center ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Demolition under way at ex-White Center Chevron, future Starbucks/Popeye’s

Friday, October 21st, 2016 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Demolition under way at ex-White Center Chevron, future Starbucks/Popeye’s

Demolition is well under way at the former White Center Chevron, which closed just two weeks ago to make way for a Starbucks coffee shop and Popeye's fried-chicken restaurant (we ... Read more..

UPDATE: Why King County Sheriff’s Deputies had 17th SW blocked

Friday, October 21st, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

12:18 PM: Avoid 17th SW at and north of SW 104th. Deputies have it blocked for what they tell us are two separate incidents. At the north end, it's a ... Read more..

White Center food and drink: The Company Store to open this Saturday

Friday, October 21st, 2016 Posted in Beverages, Food, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Almost three months ago, we told you that what had been Company would become The Company Store. And the opening date has finally been announced: Take a look at what's happening ... Read more..

‘November 1st is off’: Latest on the proposed White Center shelter

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on ‘November 1st is off’: Latest on the proposed White Center shelter

Continuing to follow up on King County's proposal for an emergency shelter in White Center: Last time we spoke with Sherry Hamilton from the Department of Housing and Community Services, she ... Read more..

FOUND DOG: Back home!

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on FOUND DOG: Back home!

(Update - this dog is back home now - info removed) Read more..

#BlackLivesMatterAtSchool @ White Center Heights Elementary

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Posted in Education, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Sarah Fox for the photo from White Center Heights Elementary, which is joining in today's regional #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool solidarity action, as noted here earlier this week. Read more..

First class of new citizens sworn in at new White Center Library

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 Posted in Libraries, People, White Center Library, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(WCN photos) With the new White Center Library in its first year, it's seeing a lot of firsts - and this afternoon brought another. It was swearing-in day for the latest ... Read more..

WEDNESDAY: #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool action planned @ White Center Heights Elementary

Monday, October 17th, 2016 Posted in Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Received this afternoon: Upwards of sixty White Center Heights Elementary staff plan to participate in the October 19 #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool action by wearing Black Lives Matter shirts to school “to address institutionalized ... Read more..

TONIGHT: North Highline Fire District public hearing

Monday, October 17th, 2016 Posted in North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: North Highline Fire District public hearing

From the North Highline Fire District, a public hearing happening tonight (Monday, October 17th): NORTH HIGHLINE FIRE DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North Highline Fire District ... Read more..

Next Saturday, Duwamish Alive! needs you to help our area’s only river

Sunday, October 16th, 2016 Posted in Environment, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Next Saturday, Duwamish Alive! needs you to help our area’s only river

Next Saturday, it's one of the two dates each year when hundreds of people volunteer to help our area's only river, during the multi-work-party Duwamish Alive! event. Here's how and ... Read more..

UPDATE: 3,700+ lose power in Top Hat, parts of Burien

Friday, October 14th, 2016 Posted in utilities, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: 3,700+ lose power in Top Hat, parts of Burien

Though the wind still hasn't revved up that much, the power went out at 1:49 am for 3,783 customers (homes/businesses), mostly in Burien but also stretching into part of North ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER SHELTER? Where the proposal stands, where your County Councilmember stands, and an ‘open letter’

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | 10 Comments »

(King County photo) ORIGINAL REPORT, 3:09 PM: Two inquiries we've had out since the end of last week, both related to the proposed 70-bed shelter in the former Public Health building ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration for all of Highline

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 Posted in burien, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration for all of Highline

Highline Public Schools invites you to this event tonight: The whole community is warmly invited to a fun, family friendly, community-wide event – the Indigenous Peoples Celebration at the Highline Performing ... Read more..