Archive for September, 2020
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 Posted in Fire, Traffic, White Center news | 4 Comments »
11:25 PM: 16th SW is closed at SW 106th because of a fire callout at Viva Mexico restaurant. On our way to find out more.
12:10 AM: When we got ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 Posted in North Highline UAC, Online, White Center news | Comments Off on REMINDER: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meets next week, not this week
A reminder from the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council:
2020 has been a year of many challenges and the creation of many new norms. With that said, NHUAC will not ... Read more..
Monday, September 28th, 2020 Posted in Businesses, Food, White Center news | 1 Comment »
White Center's own Salvadorean Bakery has turned up in an unexpected place - featured on the website of Seattle's new professional-hockey team, the Kraken. Sisters Ana Castro and Aminta Elgin ... Read more..
Friday, September 25th, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on CRIME: Robbery investigation at 15th/Roxbury
Deputies are headed right now to the Texaco station/mini-mart at 15th/Roxbury for a reported robbery. The emergency-radio dispatcher has advised deputies that the robber implied he had a gun, though ... Read more..
Thursday, September 24th, 2020 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on CRIME: What closed White Center Starbucks for the day
Thanks for the tip. The White Center Starbucks had an unscheduled closure today. A reader told us the store was burglarized and that resulted in a broken window. We just ... Read more..
Thursday, September 24th, 2020 Posted in Utilities, White Center news | Comments Off on Short-lived White Center power outage
In case you slept right through it, White Center did lose power for a few minutes early today, possibly related to a West Seattle outage that was already partly over ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 Posted in North Highline UAC, Online, White Center news | Comments Off on FYI: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council changes October meeting date
Set your calendar for October 8th instead of 1st - the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council has moved its meeting date back a week. Connection/teleconferencing details to come - watch ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »
King County Executive Dow Constantine presents his next proposed budget on Tuesday, and his office released a preview today. This preview was focused on criminal-legal system reform as well as ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on FLOWERS! Fundraiser to help farmers
(Also posted on our partner site West Seattle Blog)
Beautiful flowers like those don't just appear at local markets. They are grown on small farms. And like so many, the farmers ... Read more..
Saturday, September 12th, 2020 Posted in Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Highline Public Schools’ historic start
Regardless of how it ends, the 2020-2021 school year's start for Highline Public Schools made history, with thousands of students and teachers connecting online. The district made this video featuring ... Read more..
Friday, September 11th, 2020 Posted in Coronavirus, Evergreen High School, Health, White Center news | Comments Off on NEED TESTING? Khmer Health Board event at Evergreen High School next weekend
From the WCN inbox:
The Khmer Health Board is organizing a COVID-19 Test Event on Saturday, September 19th from 9 AM - 3 PM at Evergreen High School, 830 SW 116th ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 Posted in Metro, Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off on TRAFFIC & TRANSIT ALERT: Roundabout work ahead
From King County Roads:
Starting at 7 a.m. Friday, September 11 until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, September 12, street parking will be temporarily prohibited in the following White Center locations:
• North side ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 Posted in Environment, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off on BURN BAN: Stage 2 for King County
With all that wildfire smoke polluting the air, and hot, dry weather continuing, here's something else to heed:
King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban ... Read more..
Monday, September 7th, 2020 Posted in Utilities, White Center news | 1 Comment »
Thanks for the tip! 55 Seattle City Light customers have been without power since just after 4:30 pm. The utility has not yet said what caused it but says workers ... Read more..
Friday, September 4th, 2020 Posted in King County, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on More scooters on the way to White Center and vicinity
(WCN photo, last month)
Three weeks into the North Highline e-scooter pilot, an expansion has just been announced by King County:
Momentum to bring shared electric scooters across King County is building, ... Read more..