Archive for June, 2019

White Center scene: Greenbridge health fair

Saturday, June 29th, 2019 Posted in Greenbridge, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center scene: Greenbridge health fair

Thanks to Gill Loring for the photos from the sun-graced Greenbridge health fair that kicked off the weekend. As previewed here earlier in the week, a variety of partners joined forces ... Read more..

VIDEO: County plan for more open-space investment announced at White Center event

Thursday, June 27th, 2019 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: County plan for more open-space investment announced at White Center event

(WCN photo) 1:14 PM: Earlier this afternoon, King County Executive Dow Constantine, County Councilmember Joe McDermott, White Center Community Development Association executive director Sili Savusa, and others gathered at WC Heights ... Read more..

TRAFFIC ALERT: Roundabout work

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | 4 Comments »

8:59 PM: We've been reporting about some modifications planned to the roundabout at 8th SW/SW 108th, and today, King County Roads tweets: "Full road closure on 8th Ave. SW north ... Read more..

Health fair Friday in Greenbridge

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 Posted in Greenbridge, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on Health fair Friday in Greenbridge

You're invited! Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Sheriff’s plan after 2 North Highline shootings in 2 days

Monday, June 24th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 8 Comments »

(WCN photo from Sunday) From the King County Sheriff's Office this afternoon: After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure our White Center residents and business ... Read more..

About the helicopter over North Shorewood

Monday, June 24th, 2019 Posted in Fire, Helicopter, Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on About the helicopter over North Shorewood

First it was Guardian One, as tweeted below, and then TV following up: G1 flying over a brush fire near West Seattle pic.twitter.com/6BYRXPtOrX— KCSOAirsupport (@KCSOAirsupport) June 24, 2019 Read more..

UPDATE: Top Hat shooting investigation

Monday, June 24th, 2019 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, Top Hat, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: Top Hat shooting investigation

8:04 AM: From radio communication: Deputies are on the scene where a man is reported to have been shot at or near a house on SW 106th between 1st/1st SW. ... Read more..

SUMMER: Highline Schools’ last full day of classes today

Monday, June 24th, 2019 Posted in Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on SUMMER: Highline Schools’ last full day of classes today

Summer vacation finally starts Tuesday afternoon for Highline Public Schools students. Tomorrow is a half day. Read more..

VIDEO: 3 people shot in White Center; streets blocked

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: 3 people shot in White Center; streets blocked

9:47 AM: The King County Sheriff's Office says three men were shot in White Center this morning. The investigation has parts of 17th SW and SW 98th shut down. Detectives ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Repeat-attack rapist now believed to be in Mexico

Thursday, June 20th, 2019 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Repeat-attack rapist now believed to be in Mexico

Update from KCSO: #Update on the search for Francisco Carranza-Ramirez wanted on multiple felony warrants. Detectives believe he has fled to Mexico. His warrants will remain active. I have attached ... Read more..

WANTED: White Center rapist sought for attacking victim days after jail release

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

From King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Ryan Abbott : Francisco Carranza-Ramirez, a 35-year-old male from White Center, was just released from jail on June 13, 2019 on a rape charge ... Read more..

One-day closure Friday for 4th Avenue SW

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on One-day closure Friday for 4th Avenue SW

When 4th Avenue SW south of Roxbury reopened last week after a month of work, the county warned it wasn't entirely done. And indeed, this Friday will bring a one-day ... Read more..

Plan for pancakes! Early alert about White Center Kiwanis’s big breakfast

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 Posted in White Center Kiwanis Club, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Never too soon to start planning! From the White Center Kiwanis: THE KIWANIS CLUB OF WHITE CENTER 10TH ANNUAL JUBILEE DAYS PANCAKE BREAKFAST, SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019, AT THE WHITE CENTER ... Read more..

Financing awarded for Coronado Springs Cottages renovations

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 Posted in housing, White Center news | Comments Off on Financing awarded for Coronado Springs Cottages renovations

Almost half the Coronado Springs complex in White Center is comprised of low-rise cottages - 149 units. And now, three years after an ownership change, they're in line for renovations. ... Read more..

From politics to shelter to food to crime to the roundabout @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Monday, June 10th, 2019 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 5 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Lots of news at Thursday night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, last one before NHUAC goes on summer semi-hiatus. Headlines included: -Think White Center's recent increase ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER PRIDE: Funday Fair on final day

Sunday, June 9th, 2019 Posted in Fun, White Center news | 1 Comment »

It's the final day of the first-ever White Center Pride celebration, and while the full schedule for today/tonight is here, we wanted to remind you of one big all-ages event: ... Read more..

King County Comprehensive Plan meeting set for White Center in July

Friday, June 7th, 2019 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

This came up at last night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting (full report to come), and while nobody had the date handy, we found it online, so in case ... Read more..

VIDEO: Raising the flag for first-ever White Center Pride celebration

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 Posted in People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

With a countdown and a cheer, the rainbow flag was raised tonight for the first-ever White Center Pride celebration. The little park just outside Mac's Triangle Pub amassed a big ... Read more..

Scenes from the White Center Art Walk

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Scenes from the White Center Art Walk

The White Center Art Walk is on! DJ Jenny C is spinning, and the Art Market is open: You can check out work by local artists including Dawn Frasier: And Jamie Nova: Just ... Read more..

FRIDAY: Job Fair for ages 16-24 in White Center

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 Posted in Jobs, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on FRIDAY: Job Fair for ages 16-24 in White Center

Just two days away! You can find a list of participating employers and resource providers by going here. Read more..