Archive for May, 2024

PRIDE: White Center street festival Saturday

Thursday, May 30th, 2024 Posted in Fun, White Center news, White Center Pride | No Comments »

(WCN photo, 2021) The White Center Pride street festival is just two days away! 11 am-11 pm Saturday, June 1, on 16th SW in the heart of White Center between SW ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Tommy Joe Garrett hit-run death suspect charged, one day after initial release from jail

Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 Posted in Crime, White Center news | No Comments »

(First published on partner site West Seattle Blog) (Victim's photo, as displayed at April 27 vigil) The man initially accused in the hit-run death of 81-year-old Tommy Joe Garrett, then released when ... Read more..

SUNDAY: Last day for Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center

Saturday, May 25th, 2024 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | No Comments »

As announced by Ann Magyar - who co-founded Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center in 2008 with husband Justin Cline, who died earlier this year - tomorrow is the ... Read more..

Sidewalks, bike lanes on the way in Metro project

Friday, May 24th, 2024 Posted in Safety, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the Metro Matters website: Construction crews are launching work soon in White Center to make it safer to walk, bike and access nearby King County Metro RapidRide H Line bus ... Read more..

CRIME WATCH FOLLOWUP: Suspect in hit-run death of Tommy Joe Garrett released, not charged

Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Also published on our partner site West Seattle Blog) (Victim's photo, as displayed at April 27 vigil) Monday was the charging deadline for the 37-year-old man arrested in Puyallup last week on ... Read more..

SAFETY: Community conversation in White Center on May 28

Monday, May 20th, 2024 Posted in Highline School District, Safety, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off on SAFETY: Community conversation in White Center on May 28

Safety concerns? Here's a chance to talk about them with community leaders. Announced by Highline Public Schools: Highline Public Schools Board Director Stephanie Tidholm is hosting a community event for families ... Read more..

WEEKEND SCENE: White Center HUB groundbreaking celebration

Saturday, May 18th, 2024 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on WEEKEND SCENE: White Center HUB groundbreaking celebration

There's still time to go watch the groundbreaking for the White Center HUB project, bringing affordable housing and community space to the former White Center Food Bank (etc.) site on ... Read more..

FOLLOWUP: Suspect arrested in 15th/Roxbury hit-run death of Tommy Joe Garrett

Friday, May 17th, 2024 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Victim's photo, as displayed at April 27 vigil) Three and a half weeks after a hit-run driver killed 81-year-old Tommy Joe Garrett at 15th/Roxbury, the King County Sheriff's Office announced this ... Read more..

READER VIDEO: House fire on 24th SW

Friday, May 17th, 2024 Posted in Fire, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Thanks to the reader who tipped us about this fire by texting that video (206-293-6302). Firefighters from North Highline and beyond have just finished putting out most of what was ... Read more..

Minimum wage goes up for unincorporated King County. Here’s what co-sponsoring Councilmember Mosqueda says about it

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024 Posted in Jobs, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Minimum wage goes up for unincorporated King County. Here’s what co-sponsoring Councilmember Mosqueda says about it

County Councilmembers have approved a new, higher minimum wage for North Highline and other unincorporated areas of the county. Our area's Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda co-sponsored it - here's how she ... Read more..

North Highline participation in 2024 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Friday, May 10th, 2024 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off on North Highline participation in 2024 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

Love garage-saling? Tomorrow (Saturday, May 11) is the biggest day of the year - via our partner site West Seattle Blog, we present the annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale ... Read more..

GRATITUDE: White Center Library Guild’s spring-sale success

Thursday, May 9th, 2024 Posted in Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off on GRATITUDE: White Center Library Guild’s spring-sale success

The White Center Library Guild is sharing words of thanks to those who made their spring sale a success: The White Center Library Guild held their Spring Rummage and Plant Sale ... Read more..

Man shot in White Center

Tuesday, May 7th, 2024 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

According to a bulletin heard on the Seattle Police frequency, King County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting at 14th SW/SW 100th. The victim is described as a man shot ... Read more..

From library’s non-book freebies to Permitting Division’s noise-fighting efforts @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s May meeting

Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off on From library’s non-book freebies to Permitting Division’s noise-fighting efforts @ North Highline Unincorporated Area Council’s May meeting

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Discussion of fun freebies from the King County Library System opened this month's online North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, facilitated by NHUAC's Liz Giba. FREE ... Read more..