Archive for March, 2019

FOLLOWUP: Arson suspect released

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 Posted in Crime, Fire, White Center news | No Comments »

(WCN photo, last Wednesday) We've been checking on the status of the 34-year-old man arrested after last Wednesday's big fire near 14th/107th. At his first hearing, his bail was set at ... Read more..

Stabbing investigation near 24th and 112th

Monday, March 25th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | No Comments »

Thanks for the tips about a police search that included presence at 26th and Roxbury. We've learned from the King County Sheriff's Office that a man was stabbed near 24th ... Read more..

Shooting reported near White Center Starbucks

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Several readers asked us about a report that someone had been shot earlier today near the White Center Starbucks. The business closed early, apparently as a result. We hadn't heard ... Read more..

TONIGHT! Teen Talent Show at White Center Community Center

Friday, March 22nd, 2019 Posted in White Center news | No Comments »

You're invited! From King County Parks: The 3rd Annual King County Parks Teen Talent Show is coming up on Friday, March 22nd from 5-7 pm at the White Center Community Center, ... Read more..

UPDATE: White Center brush fire spreads to building; 1 arrested

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 Posted in Fire, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(Thanks to Gill Loring for smoke-plume photo) 3:39 PM: All that smoke south of downtown White Center is from what started as a brush fire and has spread to a building. ... Read more..

Crash, stabbing investigation in White Center

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 16 Comments »

Thanks for the tips. The big King County Sheriff's Office response near 17th/98th is for a complicated crime scene - a car crashed and a man with stab wounds was ... Read more..

Suspect in custody after White Center arsons

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

On Tuesday afternoon, two readers reported being on Metro buses when announcements were made that they were rerouting because of "an active arsonist." KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Ryan Abbott tells WCN ... Read more..

UPDATE: Why 16th SW was closed at SW 107th this morning

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

ORIGINAL WEDNESDAY REPORT: A bizarre and tragic incident led to the closure of 16th SW at SW 107th for a while this morning. The scene was clear before we heard ... Read more..

UPDATE: Child seriously hurt by driver in White Center, expected to recover

Monday, March 18th, 2019 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | No Comments »

8:12 PM: Just in from King County Sheriff's Office via Twitter: "Car vs child accident at SW 110/ 16 AVE SW in White Center. 12 year old child being transport(ed) ... Read more..

Support Girl Scouts from Mary’s Place on the final day of cookie sales!

Sunday, March 17th, 2019 Posted in Burien, How to Help, White Center news | No Comments »

Today is the final day of cookie sales for Girl Scouts in our area - and if you're going to be in Burien, you can support a special troop of ... Read more..

2 to hospital after Boulevard Park-area collision

Thursday, March 14th, 2019 Posted in Boulevard Park, King County Sheriff's Office, Traffic, White Center news | No Comments »

That photo is from the King County Sheriff's Office, which reports via Twitter: "Deputies on scene of a collision involving two vehicles and a semi truck at S. 96 Ave./ ... Read more..

From open space to Local Services, and more, @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council:

Friday, March 8th, 2019 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Thursday night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting was the first of the year, since January's regular night was too close to the New Year's ... Read more..

MISSING: Have you seen ‘Pepe’?

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | No Comments »

The King County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a man last seen in White Center: Michael Pepion, “Pepe,” age 42, was last seen on October 18, 2018 near ... Read more..

WEATHER: Semi-surprise snow

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 Posted in White Center news | No Comments »

7:09 AM: Woke up to some snow? So far no school delays - Highline Public Schools has made a point of saying it IS on time. There's a Winter Weather ... Read more..

Why the Guardian One helicopter is over White Center

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Posted in Crime, Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks for the text (206-293-6302 any time). Guardian One confirms via Twitter that it's the helicopter you're seeing/hearing over White Center. Flight tracking shows it's been focused in the southwest ... Read more..

THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s first meeting of 2019

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s first meeting of 2019

The snow got in the way last month. This month's a go. Just announced by the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, the plan for Thursday night's meeting: North Highline Unincorporated Area ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: White Center murder suspect arrested and jailed; bail set at $2 million

Friday, March 1st, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: White Center murder suspect arrested and jailed; bail set at $2 million

Just announced by the King County Sheriff's Office: #Update Today, 3/1/2019 just after 10 AM the King County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the TAC-30 SWAT team, arrested Mical ... Read more..