Archive for September, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound 15th SW to close at Roxbury next week

Thursday, September 30th, 2021 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | No Comments »

The work to get ready for converting Metro Route 120 into the RapidRide H Line continues. Some work next week will close southbound 15th SW south of Roxbury. Here's the ... Read more..

TODAY: Job Launch online event for teens and young adults interested in entrepreneurship

Thursday, September 30th, 2021 Posted in Online, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Happening this afternoon: The Fall Job Launch Program features Pathways to Starting Your Own Business. Ages 16 – 24 are encouraged to join virtually through Zoom on Thursday, September 30, 2021 ... Read more..

New county jobs program shown off at White Center Heights Park

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 Posted in King County, Parks, White Center news | No Comments »

(Photo via @kcexec on Twitter) From left above, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott and King County Executive Dow Constantine were at White Center Heights Park today to shine the spotlight on ... Read more..

SALE! White Center Library Guild hopes to see you Saturday

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 Posted in How to Help, White Center Library, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the White Center Library Guild: The White Center Library Guild is having a Book & Sidewalk Sale this coming Saturday, October 2nd, from 10 AM to 3 PM at the ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP: Crowdfunding to help White Center’s Huong Xua Deli recover from fire damage

Saturday, September 25th, 2021 Posted in Fire, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on YOU CAN HELP: Crowdfunding to help White Center’s Huong Xua Deli recover from fire damage

(WCN photo, September 13th) Less than two weeks after the 3-alarm fire that destroyed the closed Locker Room in downtown White Center, its neighbor to the north, Huong Xua Deli, is ... Read more..

King County proposes banning natural gas in most new unincorporated-area construction

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Posted in Development, Environment, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on King County proposes banning natural gas in most new unincorporated-area construction

Announced today by King County Executive Dow Constantine - a proposal to change building codes, including a ban on natural-gas use in most new construction. At the heart of ... Read more..

CORONAVIRUS: Two White Center vaccine pop-ups this week

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 Posted in Coronavirus, White Center news | Comments Off on CORONAVIRUS: Two White Center vaccine pop-ups this week

Two chances to get vaccinated in White Center this week, if you're not already: WEDNESDAY (September 22): 1-6 pm, get vaccinated at the library (1409 SW 107th). FRIDAY (September 24): The White ... Read more..

CONTINUING SUNDAY: Punk Rock Flea Market in White Center

Saturday, September 18th, 2021 Posted in Fun, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(WCN photos) Happening now in the 9800 block of 17th SW in White Center - the Punk Rock Flea Market! It's a browser's dream. As befits the name, you'll find music too ... Read more..

CRIME WATCH: Armed robbery at marijuana shop

Friday, September 17th, 2021 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off on CRIME WATCH: Armed robbery at marijuana shop

King County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a robbery that was just reported at Nimbin Pot Shop on 1st Avenue South in Top Hat. Deputies were told that three robbers - ... Read more..

North Highline’s future: New way to have a say in how it should look

Friday, September 17th, 2021 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline’s future: New way to have a say in how it should look

From King County: King County Local Services is working with the North Highline community to create urban design standards for new commercial, multi-family, and mixed-use developments. To align these new design standards ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: North Shorewood Park’s special Saturday

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 Posted in Parks, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A small but mighty group of volunteers worked at North Shorewood Park this past Saturday. The photos are by Crescent from King County Parks and longtime volunteer Gill, who notes, ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Crowdfunding to help twice-burned Locker Room’s owners

Monday, September 13th, 2021 Posted in Businesses, Fire, White Center news | Comments Off on FOLLOWUP: Crowdfunding to help twice-burned Locker Room’s owners

(WCN/WSB photo by Patrick Sand) As reported in our original coverage of this morning's three-alarm White Center fire, it's the second time in five months that flames have torn through the ... Read more..

UPDATE: Another big fire in downtown White Center – second one this year at Locker Room

Monday, September 13th, 2021 Posted in Fire, White Center news | 9 Comments »

Another big fire callout in downtown White Center - and Seattle Fire units are being sent to help. 16th SW is being blocked south of Roxbury. We're on our way ... Read more..

COVID cases and what else is happening at Camp Second Chance

Sunday, September 12th, 2021 Posted in Myers Way, White Center news | Comments Off on COVID cases and what else is happening at Camp Second Chance

(First published on partner site West Seattle Blog) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor For the first time in the pandemic, Camp Second Chance - the City of Seattle-authorized tiny-house encampment ... Read more..

Art celebration at New Start High School garden

Monday, September 6th, 2021 Posted in Arts, Gardening, New Start High School, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Nature and art together made for quite a show at New Start High School over the weekend. Gill Loring shares the photos from the celebration of art at the school's ... Read more..

YOU CAN HELP: Be at North Shorewood Park next Saturday!

Saturday, September 4th, 2021 Posted in How to Help, Parks, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Gill for sending word of this. Your help would be welcomed! Restoration and Stewardship at North Shorewood Park 10044 24th Ave SW Saturday, September 11, 2021 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Space is ... Read more..

UPDATE: Fire in Top Hat

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 Posted in Fire, Top Hat, White Center news | 1 Comment »

3:22 PM: Another notable fire response - this time to 1st SW and SW 108th in Top Hat. It's logged as a brush fire. Seattle Fire units are being summoned ... Read more..

UPDATE: Second 2-alarm fire in 2 years at vacant White Center building

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 Posted in Fire, White Center news | 4 Comments »

(Added: Video by Rob Jacobs, just before firefighters arrived) 8:45 AM: Thanks for the tips. There's a big fire in White Center - the fire-response log says it's a commercial fire ... Read more..