Archive for May, 2020

No Highline Bears games at Steve Cox Memorial Park this year

Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Posted in Sports, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | No Comments »

Just announced by the Highline Bears: The local summer collegiate baseball team, the Highline Bears, announced Wednesday that they will be canceling all their home games and events this summer at ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Top Hat quarantine site still idle

Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, King County, Top Hat, White Center news | No Comments »

Almost three months after its abrupt announcement ignited community concern, the Top Hat site set up by King County for possible COVID-19 quarantine/isolation remains idle. On Wednesday's weekly informational call ... Read more..

PRIDE: You’re invited to virtual White Center flag-raising ceremony on June 6

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, White Center news | No Comments »

Last year, the first-ever White Center Pride flag-raising was a joyful celebration. This year, COVID-19 is getting in the way - but a virtual celebration will keep the spirit going. ... Read more..

VIDEO: Special delivery for National Guard helpers at White Center Food Bank

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 Posted in Health, Transportation, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photos/video) The White Center Food Bank is among the food banks that have been getting help from the Washington National Guard. And today, the helpers got some help themselves - ... Read more..

RESTAURANTS: Li’l Woody’s reopens for takeout/delivery

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 Posted in Restaurants, White Center news | No Comments »

Just announced: Li'l Woody's on 16th has reopened for takeout and delivery. 12-8 Weds through Sun. Order takeout by phone 206-403-1294 or online at lilwoodys.com. Order delivery from your favorite app (UberEats, ... Read more..

NEED FOOD? 2 more chances to get it this week at Food Lifeline

Monday, May 18th, 2020 Posted in Food, South Park, White Center news | 2 Comments »

From Food Lifeline in nearby South Park: Food Lifeline announced today that it will continue to distribute thousands of emergency food boxes to anyone needing help keeping food on the table ... Read more..

RESTAURANTS: Why Biscuit Bitch won’t be reopening in White Center

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Restaurants, White Center news | 4 Comments »

You might have heard by now that Biscuit Bitch has decided it won't be reopening some of its locations - including the one that opened just last year in downtown ... Read more..

LITTLE FREE PANTRIES: You’re invited to host one!

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, How to Help, White Center news | No Comments »

That's a Little Free Pantry. In the spirit of Little Free Libraries, it's a new nwighborhood-based way to help address hunger - which already existed in all neighborhoods, but is ... Read more..

Local leaders ‘strongly urging’ you to cover your face in public

Monday, May 11th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Health, White Center news | No Comments »

Announced today: Joined by King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor A. Jenny Durkan and supported by local leaders, Public Health – Seattle & King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff ... Read more..

NEED FOOD? Get it Friday at Food Lifeline in South Park

Thursday, May 7th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Food, South Park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just announced by Food Lifeline in South Park: Free Food Distribution for Everyone Friday, May 8th 2:00 pm. – 5:00 pm Food Lifeline 815 South 96th Street Come by Food Lifeline to pick ... Read more..

UPDATE: Another White Center shooting

Thursday, May 7th, 2020 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 9 Comments »

12:59 AM: For the second time in less than 7 hours, somebody's been shot in White Center. Only very early information so far - deputies are out searching the area. ... Read more..

UPDATE: Deadly shooting near White Center Library

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 13 Comments »

6:16 PM: 107th is blocked just east of the White Center Library as deputies investigate a deadly shooting. KCSO says the victim is a 20-tear-old man. No other details yet. 8:29 ... Read more..

REOPENING: King County Parks, starting Friday

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on REOPENING: King County Parks, starting Friday

(WCN photo, Steve Cox Memorial Park) Just announced: King County Parks is announcing it will re-open its parks and trails on May 8 with some restrictions, and urges visitors to “Recreate Responsibly!” ... Read more..

No North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting again this month

Monday, May 4th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on No North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting again this month

From the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: In keeping with the continued “Social Distancing” order, the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is cancelling the Thursday, May 7th meeting. We are hopeful that ... Read more..

CRIME: Mailbox break-in

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 6 Comments »

The photo is from Barbara, who reports: "This happened sometime last night on 20th Ave in White Center - a good reminder for folks to pick up their mail every ... Read more..

CRIME: Accused Grace Church burglar charged

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(King County Sheriff's Office photo) Almost a week after his arrest, the man suspected of breaking into Grace Church remains in jail. 39-year-old Zachary J. Ufkes is charged with second-degree burglary, ... Read more..