Big Al Brewing announces that it will be closing its entire operation
Big Al Brewing – located in White Center for the last eight years – announced on Thursday, Jan. 12 that it will be closing its entire operation. The company both brewed excellent microbeers and operated a tasting room, and this Saturday, Jan. 14, will be its last day in business (they'll be open from 2 – 10 p.m. if you want to come wish them well...). “We are closing the entire operation,” Brown told The White Center Blog. “Increased competition means less opportunity for growth. I see no end in sight. More and more look at this industry and think now is ...
VIDEO: King County Council honors White Center youth boxers, soccer team
At Monday's meeting (Dec. 12), the Metropolitan King County Council recognized two exceptional at-risk youth programs based in White Center: [fbvideo link="https://www.facebook.com/KingCountyCouncil/videos/10154433824739232/" width="500" height="400" onlyvideo="1"] Councilmembers welcomed members of the Greater King County Police Activities League (GKCPAL) White Center Boxing Club, along with the White Center Teen Program Aztecs Soccer team to the Council’s Monday meeting, honoring them with an official County recognition highlighting their athletic successes and contribution to the community. “Providing young people with safe and engaging alternatives is exceedingly important,” said Council Chair Joe McDermott. “These two programs in White Center offer opportunities to build self-esteem through athletics, as well ...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers
Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty recently completed a Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse, and received 13,215 diapers! "Thank you! I can’t say thank you enough to everyone in the community and from Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate for making the Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse a huge success this year!" Organizer Tay Krull said. "We had an amazing turn out from the community and with your help we raised 13,215 diapers! That’s a 23.75% from the 10,677 diapers we raised last year." Tay added: "So many of you came out to say hello and donate diapers at the Diaper Drive in ...
Memorial unveiled for fallen King County Sheriff Deputies
[caption id="attachment_12564" align="aligncenter" width="490"] County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn (center) is joined by King County Sheriff John Urquhart (right) and King County Sheriff’s Captain Greg Thomas (left) after the unveiling of the memorial for Sheriff’s Deputies killed in the line of duty.[/caption] Sixteen members of the King County Sheriff’s Office have lost their lives in the line of duty, and on Friday, Sheriff John Urquhart and King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn were joined by the family and friends of those to dedicate a memorial honoring them. The first of the 16 deputies killed in the line of duty was ...
Steve Cox Memorial Park will receive $3.3 million in funding for renovation
[caption id="attachment_12542" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo courtesy King County Parks.[/caption] White Center’s Steve Cox Memorial Park will be receiving a $3.3 million renovation following its inclusion in King County’s 2017-2018 Biennial Budget, the council announced on Monday, Nov. 14. The park project received $1.6 million in new funding to go along with a previously allocated $1.7 million. The budget was finalized following a vote at Monday’s County Council meeting, and is expected to be signed by County Executive Dow Constantine in the coming week. “Steve Cox Park is a wonderful asset to the White Center community,” said Council Chair Joe McDermott. “Investing in this much ...
Man shot in White Center; shooter still at large
The King County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a 40-year old man was shot at 15th Ave SW and SW Roxbury in White Center early Tuesday morning, Nov. 15. The victim was taken to Harborview Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said that just before 2 a.m., deputies responded to find a man with a gunshot wound at that location. Multiple shots were fired, and the victim was hit at least once. The suspect is described as a male in dark colored clothing, and is still at large. No further information was available. As we learn more, we'll update this ...
VIDEO: Gov. Inslee shares childhood White Center story at fundraiser
[caption id="attachment_105780" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Event hosts John White and Shelli Park, along with Gov. Jay Inslee.[/caption] Gov. Jay Inslee held a last-minute fundraiser event at the historic Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wednesday night, Nov. 2. "$23,000 was raised at the event, more than organizers had hoped for, which shows that Forest Ledge continues to be the place to have a successful fundraiser," White said. "Both Shelli and I are very happy Forest Ledge guests came and asked great questions." Inslee acknowledged his local roots to the crowd at John White's home – he attended Shorewood Elementary School, before going to nearby Cascade ...
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