Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Top Hat, White Center news | 1 Comment »(WCN file photo) 2:40 PM: During today's weekly update call related to the Top Hat quarantine facility, Calli Knight from the King County Executive's Office said the facility may never open. ... Read more..
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Top Hat, White Center news | 1 Comment »(King County photo) Seven weeks after it was announced, King County's Top Hat quarantine/isolation site hasn't opened, and doesn't appear close to opening - not because it's not ready, but ... Read more..
Sunday, April 19th, 2020 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on BUSES: Third round of cuts in Metro serviceA third round of cuts for Metro started taking effect this weekend and continues today. Here's the full news release: As the region continues to respond to COVID-19, King County Metro ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 Posted in Fire, White Center news | 1 Comment »Big response but ultimately it turned out to be a small fire at Yarington's Funeral Home at 16th/107th this past hour. We headed there to check it out after a ... Read more..
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »Thanks for the tips. That was part of the scene at 16th/112th as a King County Sheriff's Office search wrapped up early this morning. We asked KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Ryan ... Read more..
Saturday, April 11th, 2020 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER ART: More muralsJust south of the Sarah Robbins murals we've shown, on the Beer Star etc. building, new ones by "Paz," including this one: The artist is on Instagram here. Read more..
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Libraries, White Center news | 2 Comments »Haven't explored your King County Library System online? Here's what they want you to know: Following stay-at-home orders from Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, the King County Library System (KCLS) will ... Read more..
Monday, April 6th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Health, King County, Top Hat, White Center news | 3 Comments »For the first time since the day it was announced five weeks ago, we have a close-up look at the quarantine/isolation site the county is setting up in Top ... Read more..
Monday, April 6th, 2020 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on METRO CHANGES: More bus-service reductions start todayMetro is cutting service again with ridership continuing at way-below-normal levels during the coronavirus crisis. Moe cuts take effect today. The full announcement is here; the 60, 128, and 131 ... Read more..
Sunday, April 5th, 2020 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on TODAY: Camp Second Chance Community Advisory CommitteeThe volunteers who meet monthly to talk about the Seattle-supported encampment on Myers Way, the Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee, will meet today, online, at 2 pm: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ... Read more..
Friday, April 3rd, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Health, Top Hat, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Top Hat quarantine/isolation site opening delayedThe opening of King County's quarantine/isolation site in Top Hat has been delayed. The County Executive's Office announced Thursday that it would not be opening Friday as originally planned. County ... Read more..
Friday, April 3rd, 2020 Posted in Arts, Businesses, Coronavirus, White Center news | 3 Comments »We've been checking back at 16th/98th since Sarah Robbins' first panel of mural art outside the Beer Star (etc.) building - and today, we finally caught the second panel. Note ... Read more..
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 Posted in King County, Top Hat, White Center news | 2 Comments »Will the county's quarantine/isolation site in Top Hat open Friaay as projected? County reps on Wednesday's regular weekly community-update call couldn't say for sure, but promised an email update by ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, White Center news | 1 Comment »Four White Center organizations are getting a share of a new fund. Here are the details, via a county news release: Public Health—Seattle & King County has assisted the Seattle ... Read more..