White Center traffic alert: One-block closure ahead for SW 100th

Friday, June 18th, 2010 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from the King County Department of Transportation: SW 100th St between 13th Ave SW and 12th Ave SW Upcoming closure Due to: Culvert Replacement Planned closure date: Jun 21, 2010 at ... Read more..

Early morning White Center crash turns fatal

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Just reported by the King County Sheriff's Office - the driver involved in an early morning crash didn't survive: A 23 year-old Des Moines man died this morning when his car ... Read more..

Seattle City Council committee approves resolution signaling interest in 2011 annexation vote

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Two and a half weeks ago, the Seattle City Council's Regional Development and Sustainability Committee heard the city's budget boss say Mayor McGinn was no longer pursuing an annexation vote ... Read more..

Update: 3 suspects now in custody in White Center burglary

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

That's tonight's late update from KING 5 News, which reports that three suspects are now in custody in connection with the burglary that led to a wild, chopper-enhanced, roadblock-requiring search ... Read more..

Weekend after next, celebrate Cambodian New Year in White Center

Sunday, March 21st, 2010 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

(April 2009 photo by Tim LaPlante) The date is set for one of White Center's liveliest street festival, the celebration of Cambodian New Year (here's our coverage from last year). The ... Read more..

Seattle cancels fast-track of potential annexation vote; Burien, meantime, may move ahead

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 10 Comments »

When Kenny Pittman from Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn's office spoke to the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council recently (WCN coverage here), he reiterated that the city's plans for moving ahead ... Read more..

County Health Department clears Del Rio to reopen

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 Posted in Businesses, Food, Health, White Center news | 2 Comments »

View Larger Map Just checked back on the King County Public Health Food Establishment Closures website, and it looks like Del Rio in White Center was cleared to reopen as of ... Read more..

WCCDA calls out Shorewood newsletter for White Center jab

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in Shorewood, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Perusing the White Center Community Development Association website, we note an item from almost a week ago, in which a community newsletter from Shorewood draws WCCDA ire. The piece ... Read more..

Standing room only as annexation takes center stage at North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 29 Comments »

We arrived at the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting late after covering the West Seattle crash involving a police officer - and walked right into that standing-room-only crowd. First ... Read more..

Annexation updates: Seattle’s mayor, council committee

Friday, February 19th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(SATURDAY MORNING NOTE: The full video of this meeting is now online at Seattle Channel - annexation was the last item.) Two updates on what City of Seattle leaders are saying ... Read more..

TV reports “hit and run rampage in White Center”

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Saw the 911 mention of a 4th SW/SW Roxbury car crash before 8 pm tonight. Did not hint at the mayhem described in this Q13 story, which says the van ... Read more..

Burglars hit under-new-ownership Hang Around in White Center, recovery party planned

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Heard about this via Twitter (where you can follow WCN at @whitecenternow) and got the details in e-mail from Hang Around Bar and Grill (formerly The Wall, as reported here ... Read more..

Lost dog: Have you seen BB?

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 Posted in Pets, White Center news | Comments Off

A White Center family is looking for that dog - here's the story: On feb 1, 2010 I arrived home from work and found my back door kicked open,nothing missing but ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help in finding hit-run vehicle

Thursday, November 19th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

ADDED 2:50 PM: A reward's now being offered to solve this crime. Here's a flyer with information about that and about the victim: FROM 9:27 AM: Another followup to Tuesday night's ... Read more..

Followup: Last night’s 16th SW crash

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

We checked with King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. John Urquhart this morning for more official information on last night's crash - here's what he tells us: This was a Hit ... Read more..

Our video from Monday night’s rally to save Evergreen Pool

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 Posted in Evergreen Pool, North Highline UAC, Sports, Video, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Young swimmers like those two were among the Evergreen Pool supporters who spoke eloquently and energetically Monday night at the rally on the eve of the pool's closure, aimed at ... Read more..

Election 2009: Annexation vote update – tonight’s 2nd count

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 11 Comments »

We dropped in on the victory party tonight for annexation supporters, who you can imagine are jubilant. The second and final vote total of the night is out: FOR ANNEXATION ... Read more..

King County Executive proposes “mothballing” White Center parks

Monday, August 17th, 2009 Posted in Parks, White Center news | 23 Comments »

(photo of White Center Heights Park - which is on the list - added 7 pm) ORIGINAL REPORT, 12:06 PM: As part of the county's budget woes, County Executive Kurt Triplett ... Read more..

Video: Devil’s Dance Parade in White Center

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Fun, Video, White Center news | 3 Comments »

We caught up with the parade at 15th SW and SW 98th -- our main camera choked and we had to pull out the trusty backup, but if you didn't ... Read more..

34th District legislators’ Town Hall in White Center

Saturday, May 16th, 2009 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Reporter Kathy Mulady covered the Town Hall held by State Sen. Joe McDermott (photo left), Rep. Eileen Cody and Rep. Sharon Nelson for us - you can see her story ... Read more..