Archive for November, 2016

WHITE CENTER SHELTER: County takes task force’s suggestion, changes plan to ‘family shelter’

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | 9 Comments »

(WCN file photo of future shelter site) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Two and a half months after that tumultuous meeting about a proposed shelter at the former King County Public ... Read more..

Child injured by hit-and-run driver, taken to hospital

Monday, November 28th, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Child injured by hit-and-run driver, taken to hospital

Thank you for the tips about King County Sheriff's Deputies blocking off 14th SW on the south side of Roxbury. We just went over to find out more. Investigators tell ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meets Thursday: Agenda includes shelter update, tribute to Deputy Steve Cox, more

Monday, November 28th, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 4 Comments »

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Liz Giba, agenda highlights for this Thursday's meeting (7 pm at North Highline Fire District HQ, 1243 SW 112th): Please join North Highline's volunteer ... Read more..

UPDATE: Fire takes out portable toilet at Steve Cox Memorial Park

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 Posted in Parks, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Fire takes out portable toilet at Steve Cox Memorial Park

12:59 PM: Thanks to Gill for the photo and report - he says this is all that's left of a portable toilet by the Steve Cox Memorial Park tennis courts, ... Read more..

Free pizza! Free drink! Find out more about White Center Kiwanis!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 Posted in White Center Kiwanis Club, White Center news | Comments Off on Free pizza! Free drink! Find out more about White Center Kiwanis!

White Center Kiwanis member Audrey Zemke shares the announcement: Want to know more about Kiwanis? The White Center Kiwanis Club is having a social on Wednesday evening, November 30, from ... Read more..

TONIGHT: Play bingo, help Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School

Friday, November 18th, 2016 Posted in Holy Family, How to Help, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on TONIGHT: Play bingo, help Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School

You are invited! Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School welcomes everyone to Charlie Brown Bingo Night, 6-9 pm tonight in the school gym. HF says, "This is a great opportunity to ... Read more..

OPINION: Proposed White Center shelter ‘an opportunity for collaboration and problem-solving,’ say county and city councilmembers

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Posted in White Center news | 12 Comments »

By King County Councilmember Joe McDermott and Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold Special to White Center Now There’s a lot of conflict and confusion around what to do about homelessness and how it can ... Read more..

Man injured in early morning White Center shooting

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

From the King County Sheriff's Office: Just before 2 am, deputies responded to a shooting at 15th Ave SW/SW Roxbury St. They contacted a 40-year-old male with a gunshot wound. ... Read more..

POWER OUTAGE: Almost 4,000 homes/businesses in Highline

Saturday, November 12th, 2016 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on POWER OUTAGE: Almost 4,000 homes/businesses in Highline

9:59 AM: Most of this - but not all - is south of White Center: 3,868 homes/businesses have lost power in the greater Highline area. See the map here. 10:50 AM: ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER SHELTER: Updates including why the county is ruling out alternative sites

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER SHELTER: Updates including why the county is ruling out alternative sites

Six days after our extensive update on the proposed White Center shelter, resulting from county official Adrienne Quinn's appearance at the November NHUAC meeting, there's another update. This one comes ... Read more..

ELECTION 2016: Highline Public Schools bond measure passes

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on ELECTION 2016: Highline Public Schools bond measure passes

After two rounds of vote-counting last night, it appears the Highline Public Schools bond is passing. It has 65 percent approval - at least 60 percent is required - and ... Read more..

VIDEO: White Center shelter plan might change, Steve Cox Memorial Park’s field will change, & more @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photos and video) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Another intense meeting for the White Center area's community council, the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: ADRIENNE QUINN: The director of King County's ... Read more..

THURSDAY: West Seattle Montessori/Academy open house

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 Posted in Education, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: West Seattle Montessori/Academy open house

Looking for school(s) for next year? Thursday night brings a chance to find out more about West Seattle Montessori School and Academy in White Center. From 6 to 7:30 pm, ... Read more..

Memorial for fallen deputies: Sheriff’s Office searching for family members

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Memorial for fallen deputies: Sheriff’s Office searching for family members

From the King County Sheriff's Office, as they prepare to dedicate a memorial to fallen deputies, including White Center's Deputy Steve Cox: The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the ... Read more..