Archive for February, 2020

No North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting for March

Saturday, February 29th, 2020 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on No North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting for March

From North Highline Unincorporated Area Council leadership: Due to unforeseen circumstances, NHUAC’s Thursday, March 5th meeting is cancelled. Please plan on joining us for the next scheduled meeting on Thursday, April ... Read more..

White Center Community Development Association, King County Housing Authority get new Zero Waste grants

Friday, February 28th, 2020 Posted in Environment, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Community Development Association, King County Housing Authority get new Zero Waste grants

Announced today by the King County Solid Waste Division: The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) and the White Center Community Development Association will receive $40,800 in grant funding under a pilot ... Read more..

County Councilmember Joe McDermott to formally propose fireworks ban today

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 Posted in King County, Safety, White Center news | 6 Comments »

(Also published on partner site West Seattle Blog) (Reader photo: Fireworks debris, July 2018) After years of clamor for a fireworks ban in unincorporated King County, last year's deadly fire has finally ... Read more..

VIDEO: Guardian One helicopter assists with auto-theft suspect in Top Hat

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 Posted in Helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, Top Hat, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Guardian One helicopter assists with auto-theft suspect in Top Hat

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MONDAY: First commute with new downtown Seattle pathway for buses from White Center, Burien, West Seattle

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Buses from White Center, Burien, and West Seattle are now on the new downtown Seattle pathway - Monday's the first weekday since the switch. Here's the map and route list: Columbia ... Read more..

Shooting victim found in White Center

Friday, February 21st, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

King County Sheriff's Deputies are trying to sort out a shooting in downtown White Center. We got a tip that a shooting had been reported at 16th/Roxbury and went over ... Read more..

Evergreen High School student serves as State House page

Friday, February 21st, 2020 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on Evergreen High School student serves as State House page

(Photo courtesy State Legislative Support Service) A White Center student will have a unique experience to share at school next week. Here's the announcement we received: Maddy Rice, a student at Evergreen ... Read more..

State Gambling Commission arrests 11 after investigating ‘a café in White Center’

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on State Gambling Commission arrests 11 after investigating ‘a café in White Center’

(Photos from Washington State Gambling Commission) Announced by the Washington State Gambling Commission: Gambling Commission agents made 11 arrests following an investigation into a Seattle business that has been operating illegal gambling. For ... Read more..

FRIDAY: Bingo for seniors in White Center on Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on FRIDAY: Bingo for seniors in White Center on Valentine’s Day!

It's almost Valentine's Day! That means this event is almost here: The White Center Teen Program is hosting the a FREE Bingo Event for Senior Citizens on Friday, February 14th from ... Read more..

SUBAREA PLAN: Got questions? Your next 2 chances to get answers

Monday, February 10th, 2020 Posted in Development, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on SUBAREA PLAN: Got questions? Your next 2 chances to get answers

If you still have questions about what's under consideration for the North Highline Subarea Plan after the open house and NHUAC meeting earlier this month - two more chances to ... Read more..

Open space, future zoning, crime & safety @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 Posted in King County, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Open space, future zoning, crime & safety @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Three hot topics comprised this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, first one of 2020. OPEN SPACE: Sarah Brandt from King County Parks leads this ... Read more..

Need help with your property taxes? You might qualify for this

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Need help with your property taxes? You might qualify for this

Announced by King County: King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Assessor John Wilson launched King County’s new online portal to allow people to apply for a reduction in their ... Read more..

SUBAREA PLAN: NHUAC update tomorrow, one week after White Center open house

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on SUBAREA PLAN: NHUAC update tomorrow, one week after White Center open house

If you haven't been paying attention to the North Highline Subarea Plan development process, it's time to start. Part of the plan calls for zoning changes that will define major ... Read more..

White Center scenes: Winter and wildlife

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 Posted in White Center news, Wildlife | 1 Comment »

Beautiful sights around White Center - thanks to Gill Loring for sharing the photos. Above, the moon rose during that stretch of weekend sunshine. In the more prevalent grayness, though, ... Read more..

FYI: New ‘adult-beverage ordinance’ now in effect in White Center and other parts of unincorporated King County

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 Posted in Beverages, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on FYI: New ‘adult-beverage ordinance’ now in effect in White Center and other parts of unincorporated King County

A reminder sent by the county's Department of Local Services: King County's Adult Beverage Ordinance 19030 went into effect on Jan. 3. This ordinance updates development regulations related to all adult beverage ... Read more..

RAT CITY RETURNS TO RAT CITY! Roller Derby this Saturday

Monday, February 3rd, 2020 Posted in southgate, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off on RAT CITY RETURNS TO RAT CITY! Roller Derby this Saturday

(WCN photo from 2013 Rat City bout at Southgate) You may remember back when the Rat City Rollergirla were based in White Center. This Saturday, they're returning (as Rat City Roller ... Read more..

Parks, Subarea Plan, more this Thursday @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on Parks, Subarea Plan, more this Thursday @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

This Thursday night, you're invited to the first meeting of 2020 for the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, which sent this preview: When: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7 pm Where: North ... Read more..