Archive for July, 2021
Friday, July 30th, 2021 Posted in Parks, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Parks hosting two Night Out celebrations in White Center
Next Tuesday (August 3rd) is Night Out, coast to coast, and here in White Center, King County Parks is hosting two events for the whole family that night, both 5-7 ... Read more..
Friday, July 30th, 2021 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »
(WCN/WSB photo by Patrick Sand)
King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. Tim Meyer says the victim in a shooting near 28th/Roxbury last night has died. We don't know anything about the ... Read more..
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off on SATURDAY: Peace Peloton bicycle ride to White Center
Beautiful weather for a bike ride - and the next Peace Peloton ride will take you from Columbia City to White Center on Saturday!
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 Posted in Coronavirus, Health, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off on Get vaccinated Wednesday at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center
Just in - this announcement of a vaccination event noon-6 pm tomorrow (Wednesday, July 28th) at Steve Cox Memorial Park:
Sunday, July 25th, 2021 Posted in Metro, Safety, White Center news | Comments Off on Last chance to take Metro’s safety survey
(Also published on partner site West Seattle Blog)
If you ride Metro - occasionally or often - but haven't yet answered its safety survey, today's your last chance. The survey is ... Read more..
Monday, July 19th, 2021 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on UPDATE: King County Sheriff’s Office callout at Saar’s Super Saver Foods
3;59 PM: If you're wondering what's going on at Saar's: Shoppers and staff were evacuated because deputies are dealing with a person in crisis. That's all we know so far; ... Read more..
Sunday, July 18th, 2021 Posted in Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off on ROAD WORK: SW Roxbury repaving this week
Heads up - SW Roxbury will be repaved between 24th SW and 25th SW this week, with King County Road Services and the Seattle Department of Transportation partnering on the ... Read more..
Saturday, July 17th, 2021 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off on WHITE CENTER SCENE: Crowd fills Taradise Café lot to celebrate the life of its founder
Thanks to Gill Loring for the photos. Family and friends gathered in the Taradise Café parking lot this afternoon to remember the café's founder, Tara Eckman Scott, who died last ... Read more..
Monday, July 12th, 2021 Posted in People, White Center news, White Center obituaries | 8 Comments »
MONDAY REPORT: Tara Scott, proprietor of White Center's Taradise Café, has died at age 51. After a reader tip, we found confirmation via this social-media post from one of her ... Read more..
Monday, July 12th, 2021 Posted in White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center Library reopens
If you haven't been yet - the White Center Library (1409 SW 107th) has reopened. New hours are 1-8 pm Wednesdays, 10 am-5 pm Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, closed Sundays, ... Read more..
Saturday, July 10th, 2021 Posted in Fire, Neighborhoods, White Center news | Comments Off on SUNDAY: Greenbridge gathering to grieve, post-fire
(WCN photo, Friday)
Sunday at noon at Greenbridge Plaza, all are invited - here's the announcement:
This event is being organized by The Boxing Gym Westside. It is meant to be an ... Read more..
Friday, July 9th, 2021 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | 1 Comment »
6:08 PM: King County Sheriff's Deputies are blocking off 16th SW in White Center south of Roxbury after a report of a crash and possible gas leak at 16th/98th. Updates ... Read more..
Friday, July 9th, 2021 Posted in Businesses, Fire, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Fire that destroyed 7 White Center businesses now reclassified as arson
(Also published on partner site West Seattle Blog)
(WCN/WSB photo, Monday)
Thanks for the tips. We've confirmed with the King County Sheriff's Office that the fire which gutted the LumberYard Bar and ... Read more..
Thursday, July 8th, 2021 Posted in Businesses, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on County offers help for unincorporated-area small businesses affected by pandemic
Applications are open for a King County program to help small-business owners in unincorporated areas including North Highline. From the announcement:
As part of King County’s initiative to help our region ... Read more..
Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 Posted in Fire, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Scenes from 16th SW, as White Center fire victims clean up and carry on. Plus, ways to help
36+ hours after the devastating fire in the heart of White Center's business district, we found determined business owners at work this afternoon, cleaning up and carrying on. Above, La ... Read more..
Monday, July 5th, 2021 Posted in Businesses, Fire, White Center news | 6 Comments »
2:19 AM: County and city firefighters are working to fight a building fire at 16th and Roxbury. It was originally dispatched as a city callout so we've been covering it ... Read more..