Archive for April, 2019

THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council looks at marijuana, and more

Monday, April 29th, 2019 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council looks at marijuana, and more

A new month is almost here and so is the announcement of what's on the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council agenda this Thursday: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting When: ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Success sprouts at White Center Library Guild plant sale

Sunday, April 28th, 2019 Posted in Gardening, White Center Library, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to White Center Library Guild president Astha Tada for the report and member Gill Loring for the photos - here's how the guild's Plant Sale went this past Friday: ... Read more..

TODAY: Cambodian New Year Street Festival in White Center

Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on TODAY: Cambodian New Year Street Festival in White Center

(WCN photos, added early afternoon) ORIGINAL EARLY AM POST: First street festival of the season, 10:30 am-5 pm at 15th/98th, the annual Cambodian New Year Street Festival in White Center, presented ... Read more..

ROAD-WORK ALERT: Rescheduled 4th Avenue SW closure starts Monday

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 Posted in Greenbridge, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on ROAD-WORK ALERT: Rescheduled 4th Avenue SW closure starts Monday

The postponed 4th Avenue SW closure south of Roxbury, for work related to the King County Housing Authority, now has a new start date. From KCHA: We have resolved the complex ... Read more..

FRIDAY: White Center Library Guild Plant Sale

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 Posted in Gardening, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on FRIDAY: White Center Library Guild Plant Sale

Gardeners - happening tomorrow! Read more..

North Highline FD commissioner Dominic Barrera running for Port of Seattle Commission

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline FD commissioner Dominic Barrera running for Port of Seattle Commission

North Highline Fire District commissioner Dominic Barrera, also a former NH Unincorporated Area Council board member, says he's running for the countywide Port of Seattle Commission seat that Courtney Gregoire ... Read more..

More drive-by gunfire on 16th SW in White Center

Monday, April 22nd, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Deputies are investigating drive-by gunfire for the second time in 3 days on 16th SW in White Center. This time, it happened closer to SW 100th; investigators are parked further ... Read more..

UPDATE: Deadly shooting in White Center

Monday, April 22nd, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 4 Comments »

11:18 AM: We're awaiting a King County Sheriff's Office news release about the deadly shooting widely covered by regional media very early this morning. Early information indicated that a man ... Read more..

From April’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting: What you need to know about local health

Sunday, April 21st, 2019 Posted in Health, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

We weren't able to cover this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting but NHUAC has shared with us, so we can share with you, a slide deck with ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Downtown gunfire

Saturday, April 20th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 9 Comments »

(WCN photos) 3:12 PM: Thanks for the tips about gunfire in downtown White Center along 16th SW south of SW 98th. We went over to check and found deputies investigating what ... Read more..

SATURDAY: Ride for Major Taylor will start/finish in White Center

Friday, April 19th, 2019 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: Ride for Major Taylor will start/finish in White Center

The White Center Bicycle Playground is the start and finish tomorrow for the annual Ride for Major Taylor benefit bike ride. From Cascade Bicycle Club: The riding event is the biggest ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER FOOD: Brass Knuckle Bistro closing

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 Posted in Restaurants, White Center news | 7 Comments »

After a year in downtown White Center, Brass Knuckle Bistro (9602 16th SW) is closing. Proprietor Case Justham announced it tonight: In short, we're closing at the end of the month, ... Read more..

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? 2 lost/stolen dogs

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off on HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? 2 lost/stolen dogs

From the inbox: We are missing out 2 female dogs since 4/13/19. Last seen White Center/Top Hat area off of 3rd Ave SW and SW 102nd St. and possibly 1 Ave S. They ... Read more..

Crime, safety, community: Downtown discussion in White Center

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 Posted in Crime, Safety, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photos by Jason Grotelueschen Reporting for White Center Now "It's so much better than it’s ever been." "Know your neighbors, know your neighborhood, talk to each other." "If you do ... Read more..

THURSDAY: Talk about crime and safety with your neighbors

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 Posted in Crime, Safety, White Center news | 2 Comments »

A White Center entrepreneur has organized this meeting for Thursday night, and you're invited: Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Fake-rideshare-rape suspect Israel Ramos-Islas charged

Monday, April 8th, 2019 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Fake-rideshare-rape suspect Israel Ramos-Islas charged

The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has filed a charge of first-degree rape against 34-year-old Israel Ramos-Islas, the man arrested and accused of picking up a 27-year-old woman in Ballard ... Read more..

LUNCH AND LEARN: Equity in Education Coalition invites you to its next White Center event

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 Posted in Education, Technology Access Foundation, White Center news | Comments Off on LUNCH AND LEARN: Equity in Education Coalition invites you to its next White Center event

The Equity in Education Coalition is resuming Lunch and Learn events at Bethaday Community Learning Space in White Center with this event, "Destigmatizing Mental Health," on Wednesday, April 17th. All ... Read more..

UPDATE: Downed poles near Boeing Field take out power to parts of White Center and elsewhere

Friday, April 5th, 2019 Posted in Utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Downed poles near Boeing Field take out power to parts of White Center and elsewhere

5 PM: Part of White Center is affected by a huge Seattle City Light outage - here's the full map. SCL says a crash on East Marginal Way near ... Read more..

Camp Second Chance questions, concerns, comments? Community Advisory Committee meets Sunday

Friday, April 5th, 2019 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | 2 Comments »

For the first time since Seattle city government announced it would extend Camp Second Chance's stay at 9701 Myers Way S. at least six more months, the camp's Community Advisory ... Read more..

$750,000 bail for rape suspect

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on $750,000 bail for rape suspect

A judge set bail at $750,000 today for the man suspected of raping a woman last December in a vehicle in the 11400 block of 5th Avenue S. The King ... Read more..