King County Sheriff’s Office seeking public’s help finding burglary suspects
The King County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying these two men, suspected of several burglaries in Boulevard Park: Police say they stole over $10,000, and are asking anyone with any information to contact Detective J. Hock at (206) 477-6693. Help us ID these guys! Suspected of burgs in Blvd Park, $10k+ stolen. Plz call Det J. Houck 206/477-6693. pic.twitter.com/j8GosAm9YR — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) April 1, 2015 Do u recognize red/blk 80s K5 Blazer? Suspect veh in Blvd Park burgs. Driven by B/M 40. Call Det Houck 206/477-6693 pic.twitter.com/GkRbrz5tqU — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) April 1, 2015
REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="489"] Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk.[/caption] REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival ('BUFO') will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool's Day) – with lots of fun new features, including the inaugural Burien Film Festival – starting at 6 p.m. in Olde Burien! This is a FREE block party-style event – open to all (humans, aliens, MIBs, UFOs, etc.) – and will be held in Olde Burien near 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd Street. FLASH MOBBERS NEEDED! And if you feel like dancing, you can participate in the BUFO ...
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library
Story & Photos/Video by Scott Schaefer Ground was officially broken for a new King County Library branch at 1409 SW 107th Street in White Center on Thursday afternoon, March 19. A tented V.I.P. section was cordoned off from heavy equipment, large tree limbs and mud, and it was chock full of local dignitaries, KCLS employees, board members and several cute kids thrown in just for fun. The celebration was for a brand new, 10,000 square foot facility with "more materials, computers, wireless access, and space for children and teens," according to KCLS. Construction is projected to start sometime during the summer of 2015. Scott Schaefer ...
Evergreen alum Joe Arrants killed in construction accident; family needs help
On Thursday (March 12), Evergreen alum Joe Arrants – a Senior Foreman for Kiewit on the new 520 bridge build – tragically fell 60 feet to his death. Joe was 34-years old, and leaves behind a wife and 2 small children, ages 4 and 5. "The day before, Joe had finalized the opportunity to move his family to Hawaii where he would manage another bridge build," Krista Barkovich told The B-Town Blog. "No more physical labor. And a tremendous adventure for their family." Less than 24 hours later, Joe was gone. Joe grew up in White Center, attended St Bernadette's through 8th grade, then Evergreen High ...
Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees
And the Nominees Are … Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list of impressive and well-deserving nominees includes highly qualified staff, volunteers and administrators. The Gold Star Award WINNERS will be announced live on Thursday, March 19 at the fourth annual Gold Star Awards BASH. This red-carpet style event (21 and over) features a night of music, drinks, appetizers, dancing and a LIVE announcement of the Gold Star Award winners. Tickets are still only $15! WHAT: Gold Star Awards BASH! WHEN: Thursday, March 19, 2015, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Technology Access Foundation ...
Car flips after police pursuit in White Center
The King County Sheriff's Office is reporting that Sunday night (March 8), after responding to a collision in White Center's Greenbridge neighborhood, they began a pursuit that lead to SW 108th and 11th Ave SW, where the fleeing vehicle flipped. Police say that the pursuit ended in a collision, when the fleeing vehicle flipped over. There was only one occupant in the suspect vehicle, and it's unknown if there are injuries at this point. The driver is in custody for hit and run, as well as eluding. Here are some relevant Tweets: A hit & run suspect doesn't get far, after he decides to run, flipping his car ...
Family trying to raise $6,000 for Jason Moore, a crime victim in Boulevard Park
A Boulevard Park man named Jason Moore survived the murder of his Dad in 2005, then became a quadriplegic five years later. "My husband is a survivor, a survivor who has had to endure more tragedy than I could personally imagine," his wife Allie said. In 2005, Jason and his father, Chuck, were brutally attacked in the middle of the night in their own home, leaving his dad dead and Jason with five stab wounds to his back and neck. After days of being treated in the hospital they were sure that Jason would pull through and physically be okay. However, the hardest ...
KING Aquatic Club launching new site at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center
The KING Aquatic Club, a USA Swimming Gold Medal Swim Club, will be launching a new site at the Evergreen Community Aquatic Center (ECAC) in White Center starting on Monday, Feb. 16. Established in 1966, King Aquatic Club (KING) is the premier youth sports program in the Seattle-Tacoma Metropolitan area. KING is a USA Swimming year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for swimmers of all ages and abilities. As a member club of Pacific Northwest Swimming and a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club, the goal of KING is to provide every member an opportunity to ...
The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying these two men, suspected of several burglaries in Boulevard Park: Police say they stole over $10,000, and are asking... [Read more]
Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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Story & Photos/Video by Scott Schaefer Ground was officially broken for a new King County Library branch at 1409 SW 107th Street in White Center on Thursday afternoon, March 19. A tented V.I.P. section... [Read more]
On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]
On Thursday (March 12), Evergreen alum Joe Arrants – a Senior Foreman for Kiewit on the new 520 bridge build – tragically fell 60 feet to his death. Joe was 34-years old, and leaves behind a wife... [Read more]
Celebrate ‘White Center Superheroes’ at the upcoming 5K Walk & Run, this year being held at White Center Heights Park on Saturday, March 28. The race starts at 9 a.m., with registration... [Read more]Read More Headlines