Archive for April, 2021

Own property? Watch for word of what it’s worth

Thursday, April 29th, 2021 Posted in housing, King County, White Center news | No Comments »

From the King County Assessor's Office: The King County Assessor’s office has begun the annual process of mailing property valuation notices to taxpayers. Notices will be arriving in King County neighborhoods ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: King County Council passes fireworks ban for unincorporated areas

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 Posted in King County, Safety, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Almost 13 years after we first reported on a potential fireworks ban for unincorporated King County, it's on its way to becoming law. Here's the announcement from the County Council: Fireworks ... Read more..

TUESDAY: Fireworks ban @ King County Council

Monday, April 26th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | 3 Comments »

The long-in-the-works fireworks ban proposed for unincorporated King County finally goes to the County Council on Tuesday. If it passes, it would take effect next year; you can read all ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP: White Center Co-op Preschool fundraiser @ Full Tilt Ice Cream

Monday, April 26th, 2021 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, How to Help, Schools, White Center news | No Comments »

Here's a tasty way to help the White Center Cooperative Preschool: We need you to eat ice cream, cookie dough, and cotton candy for a great cause! The past year has brought ... Read more..

Burien Elks’ invitation for you

Saturday, April 24th, 2021 Posted in Burien, White Center news | No Comments »

From the WCN inbox: Burien Elks Lodge is opening its doors to the public for a membership drive. This event will be held on Saturday, May 1st, doors open at 7:00 ... Read more..

EARTH DAY: County Executive in North Highline to launch ‘3 Million Trees’

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 Posted in Environment, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on EARTH DAY: County Executive in North Highline to launch ‘3 Million Trees’

(King County Executive's Office photos) Nine months after touring North Highline's future county park, King County Executive Dow Constantine returned there for Earth Day to launch the "3 Million Trees" initiative. ... Read more..

VIDEO: Early-morning fire at Locker Room in downtown White Center ruled accidental

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 Posted in Fire, White Center news | Comments Off on VIDEO: Early-morning fire at Locker Room in downtown White Center ruled accidental

(WCN photos by Patrick Sand) 6:23 AM: Thanks for the tips. An early-morning fire has damaged the Locker Room Tavern at 9633 16th SW in downtown White Center. The fire callout ... Read more..

THURSDAY: Virtual Job Launch for maritime careers

Sunday, April 18th, 2021 Posted in Jobs, White Center news | Comments Off on THURSDAY: Virtual Job Launch for maritime careers

King County Parks and other partners are presenting a virtual career-info event Thursday for teens and young adults interested in the maritime industry! FREE Virtual Job Launch for ages 16 – ... Read more..

WestSide Baby car-seat donation drive Saturday

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off on WestSide Baby car-seat donation drive Saturday

(File photo: Stack of donated car seats from past WS Baby drive) With your help, local nonprofit WestSide Baby works to help families keep babies safe, warm, clean, and dry. One ... Read more..

TODAY: Pandemic info from King County – listen live!

Monday, April 12th, 2021 Posted in Coronavirus, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The pandemic-update presentation from a King County rep at last week's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting included news of a regular "community partners" call, open to all. NHUAC president ... Read more..

SCHOOLS: Spring break week begins

Monday, April 12th, 2021 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off on SCHOOLS: Spring break week begins

Highline Public Schools are out all week for spring break. Middle- and high-school students will start hybrid learning the following week. Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Ambaum crash suspect charged; fundraiser launched for victims’ children

Friday, April 9th, 2021 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Ambaum crash suspect charged; fundraiser launched for victims’ children

The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has just filed five felony charges against 26-year-old Irene Plancarte-Bustos, arrested after the Ambaum crash that killed two people on Tuesday. The South Delridge ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: $250,000 bail set for driver who deputies say caused double-fatal Ambaum crash

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

More information this afternoon about the Ambaum crash that left two people dead on Tuesday just south of White Center. The woman blamed for causing the crash remains in jail, ... Read more..

UPDATE: Crash at Ambaum/116th kills 2

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 7 Comments »

5:31 PM: Avoid Ambaum and 116th - King County Sheriff's Office detectives are there investigating a two-car collision and they're likely to be there a while. More when we get ... Read more..

Crash in North Shorewood

Monday, April 5th, 2021 Posted in Shorewood, White Center news | 8 Comments »

Thanks for the tip about that crash at 26th/108th. Deputies told us at the scene that the driver hit a parked car and went up over the curb, stopped by ... Read more..

Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meeting on second Sunday this month

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee meeting on second Sunday this month

The Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee usually meets on the first Sunday of the month, but not this month - because of Easter, the meeting's been pushed back to ... Read more..

Pandemic, participatory budgeting, policing @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s April meeting

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | 3 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Three King County guests with very different focuses were in the spotlight at this month's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, held online Thursday night. PANDEMIC: ... Read more..

Fighting displacement in North Highline: Recommendations go public soon

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Fighting displacement in North Highline: Recommendations go public soon

Announced today by King County: Skyway-West Hill & North Highline Anti-Displacement Draft Recommendations Report-Back Please join the Department of Community and Human Services and the Department of Local Services for an interactive ... Read more..