Archive for March, 2021

VIDEO: County Executive Dow Constantine showcases jobs-program proposal in White Center visit

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | No Comments »

Back in fall 2019, King County Executive Dow Constantine visited White Center (WCN coverage here) to talk about the newly launched King County Conservation Corps. Today, he returned to join ... Read more..

THURSDAY: Here’s why you want to be part of North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s April meeting

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 Posted in King County, North Highline UAC, White Center news | No Comments »

The month begins with North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's always-informative April meeting. Here's the announcement: The Opportunity to Be Informed, Be Involved and Be Heard! Where? North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting When? ... Read more..

County Executive visiting White Center tomorrow

Monday, March 29th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | No Comments »

If you're in the vicinity of 15th and 100th tomorrow at midmorning, you might see a county delegation headed by County Executive Dow Constantine, talking with media before meeting up ... Read more..

King County Community Investment Committee – want to be part of it?

Friday, March 26th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Community Investment Committee – want to be part of it?

Just in from King County Local Services: King County is recruiting community members to serve on a new Community Investment Committee. This committee will help King County spend… -$10 million on capital ... Read more..

Fire callout in North Shorewood

Monday, March 22nd, 2021 Posted in Fire, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks for the tip! Big callout this morning for a residential fire near 22nd SW and SW 104th. However, firefighters told us at the scene that it turned out to ... Read more..

Fireworks ban for unincorporated King County is one step closer to finalization, after committee approval

Thursday, March 18th, 2021 Posted in King County, Safety, White Center news | 3 Comments »

As planned, the King County Council's Committee of the Whole took up the proposed unincorporated-area fireworks ban on Wednesday. With an amendment, it passed 5-4. The amendment by Councilmember Girmay ... Read more..

King County Council to consider renter-rights proposal for unincorporated areas

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 Posted in housing, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Council to consider renter-rights proposal for unincorporated areas

Announced today: A transformative tenant protections package has been officially introduced by two King County Councilmembers. The measure, headlined by capped move-in fees and new ‘just cause’ eviction criteria, was officially ... Read more..

FIREWORKS BAN: County Council consideration next week

Friday, March 12th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | 3 Comments »

As we reported last week, the County Council's Committee of the Whole delayed its consideration of the bill to ban fireworks in unincorporated areas. Next Wednesday, it's on the agenda, ... Read more..

BACK TO SCHOOLS: Highline district to start phasing in in-person instruction tomorrow

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on BACK TO SCHOOLS: Highline district to start phasing in in-person instruction tomorrow

Thursday is a big day for public-school students in our area. Here's the announcement from Highline Public Schools: This Thursday, March 11 will be the first day in a school ... Read more..

From pandemic to policing, here’s what happened at March’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on From pandemic to policing, here’s what happened at March’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Health and safety were at the heart of presentations during this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, held online last Thursday night. PANDEMIC UPDATE: Matias ... Read more..

Answer a survey, get money!

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Answer a survey, get money!

From King County: From our conversations to-date, we understand that stopping flooding and pollution, and increasing food security and access to parks and green space, are priorities in the White Center ... Read more..

Motorcyclist killed in Highway 509 crash

Monday, March 8th, 2021 Posted in Safety, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The State Patrol says a motorcycle rider was killed after he crashed into the guardrail on southbound Highway 509 south of White Center around 7:20 this morning. WSP identifies the ... Read more..

SUNDAY: Camp Second Chance updates @ Community Advisory Committee meeting

Sunday, March 7th, 2021 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | 1 Comment »

All are welcome to the monthly meeting at 2 pm online - get updates, and ask questions, about the Seattle city-sanctioned tiny-house encampment that's on the edge of North Highline, ... Read more..

North Shorewood crash

Saturday, March 6th, 2021 Posted in Shorewood, White Center news | Comments Off on North Shorewood crash

In case you happened onto the closure at 26th SW/SW 106th tonight - this is why. The two-car collision did not result in nny serious injuries, deputies told us. When ... Read more..

YOU’RE INVITED: ‘The Elephant in the Democratic Party – Racism in Political Institutions’

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 Posted in Online, Politics, White Center news | 3 Comments »

From the 34th District Democrats: March 27 (Saturday, 10:30-noon) we are presenting a special program called The Elephant in the Democratic Party - Racism in Political Institutions. Our webpage: 34dems.org/the-elephant-in-the-democratic-party-racism-in-political-institutions/ Racism ... Read more..

COUNTY COUNCIL: Committee consideration of fireworks-ban bill postponed

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 Posted in Government, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on COUNTY COUNCIL: Committee consideration of fireworks-ban bill postponed

The proposal to ban fireworks in unincorporated King County hasn't made it out of a King County Council committee yet. The council's Committee of the Whole was supposed to hear ... Read more..

WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Rainbow Mini-Mart hit

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Rainbow Mini-Mart hit

Deputies are launching a search right now for somebody who apparently drove into the Rainbow Mini-Mart at Ambaum/116th a short time ago. Radio communication indicates the car is still there ... Read more..

THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council focuses on COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 Posted in Coronavirus, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council focuses on COVID-19 pandemic

Last weekend marked exactly one year since the first King County cases of COVID-19 were reported. This Thursday, the pandemic is the focus of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council's ... Read more..