Archive for November, 2018

White Center Christmas Tree Lighting this Sunday night

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(WCN file photo) You're invited to the White Center Christmas Tree Lighting this Sunday (December 2nd), as announced by the White Center Chamber of Commerce: Please join us as we celebrate ... Read more..

UPDATE: Multiple-car crash in downtown White Center

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Multiple-car crash in downtown White Center

8:40 PM: Avoid downtown White Center for a while - a six-car crash is reported at 16th/98th and KCSO is blocking traffic at 16th/Roxbury, 16th/100th, and 15th/98th per scanner. No ... Read more..

White Center vehicle fire sends cloud of black smoke skyward

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on White Center vehicle fire sends cloud of black smoke skyward

Thanks to the reader who sent that photo and tipped us to the fire at 13th/100th. We went over to check it out and found this: An investigator is on scene ... Read more..

UPDATE: Detectives investigate deadly shooting in east White Center

Monday, November 19th, 2018 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 6 Comments »

(Added: WCN photo) 10:16 PM: King County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting in the 10000 block of 1st SW (map), and they say it's turned deadly - the 26-year-old man ... Read more..

Driver hits, critically injures pedestrian at Ambaum/116th

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on Driver hits, critically injures pedestrian at Ambaum/116th

We've received a couple questions about an incident tonight right on the White Center/Burien line, at Ambaum/116th (map). King County Sheriff's Office detectives have the area closed off for an ... Read more..

HOLIDAYS: A visit to the White Center Library Guild’s bazaar/book sale

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off on HOLIDAYS: A visit to the White Center Library Guild’s bazaar/book sale

1:37 PM: Out and about on this sunny pre-Thanksgiving Saturday? Stop by the White Center Library before 3 pm for the Library Guild's annual bazaar and bake sale. Some handcrafted ... Read more..

King County budget: Councilmember Joe McDermott’s toplines

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on King County budget: Councilmember Joe McDermott’s toplines

The new county budget has been approved. Our area's County Councilmember Joe McDermott sent this announcement about its highlights from his priorities for the region and his district: Working to ensure ... Read more..

SATURDAY: 2018 Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale @ White Center Library

Monday, November 12th, 2018 Posted in Holidays, Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: 2018 Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale @ White Center Library

(WCN photo from 2017 bazaar) Saturday's the day you can do holiday shopping at the library! It's the Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale put on by the White Center Library Guild: Books, ... Read more..

UPDATE: Power outage in parts of North Highline and Burien

Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Posted in utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Power outage in parts of North Highline and Burien

11:28 PM: Big power outage - stretching from east White Center and Top Hat into Burien; about 5,800 homes/businesses, according to Seattle City Light, which says it started around 10:20 ... Read more..

WEDNESDAY: Equity in Education Coalition presents ‘Intersection of Mental Health and Racism’

Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Posted in Education, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Another Lunch and Learn event in White Center this week. Here's the announcement: On Wednesday, November 14th at 12 PM at the Bethaday Community Learning Space, the Equity in Education Coalition, ... Read more..

Land, water, highway @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Land, water, highway @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Toplines from November's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting: LAND CONSERVATION INITIATIVE: Darren Greve and Dave Kimmett brought an update on King County's Land Conservation Initiative. The program has been in the ... Read more..

SATURDAY: White Center Summit 2018

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: White Center Summit 2018

Thanks to Aaron Garcia from the White Center Community Development Association for the heads-up. If you're not already planning on going to Saturday's annual White Center Summit - you're invited! White ... Read more..

ELECTION: White Center-born Joe Nguyen leading 34th District State Senate race

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on ELECTION: White Center-born Joe Nguyen leading 34th District State Senate race

When tonight's vote count was announced, Joe Nguyen was far in front for 34th District State Senator, and he almost couldn't believe it: Here's the first round of results in the ... Read more..

SUNDAY: Camp Second Chance’s Community Advisory Committee meeting

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on SUNDAY: Camp Second Chance’s Community Advisory Committee meeting

Just a reminder that Sunday brings the monthly meeting of the Community Advisory Committee for city-sanctioned Camp Second Chance, a place of interest to both sides of the county/city line. ... Read more..

BIZNOTE: 2nd anniversary for Moonshot Coffee, and new hours

Thursday, November 1st, 2018 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Matt Weiner for letting us know that the coffee shop which followed his in downtown White Center is celebrating its SECOND ANNIVERSARY already! Moonshot Coffee opened in 2016 ... Read more..