Seattle Seahawks visit Cascade Middle School in White Center Tuesday
It's not everyday that the defending Super Bowl champs Seattle Seahawks visit your school – including Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin – but that's what happened Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Cascade Middle School in White Center. Students heard what middle school was like for the players, asked questions, and participated in Play60 games during break. Volunteers from United Way also renovated the school's student center. Cascade Middle School is located at 11212 10th Ave SW. Go Hawks! Here are photos from the day courtesy Highline Public Schools (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):
King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival will be this Saturday, Oct. 25
The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up this Saturday, Oct. 25 from 2-5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, located in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd 98146.) Doors open at 2pm and admission is FREE. "For nearly twenty years, White Center teens and King County Parks have organized a carnival for their local community, and this year’s event aims to be another crowd pleaser," reads an announcement. The woodland themed family event hosts thirty different animal related crafts and games for local children ages 10 and under. Tickets for each activity are sold for .25 each. In addition ...
Julian Chivington named new White Center Storefront Deputy
Deputy Julian Chivington has been selected as the new storefront deputy for the White Center community. Chivington has been with the King County Sheriff’s Office since 2008, and his most recent assignment was with the bicycle unit of our Metro Transit Police unit. Earlier in his career he worked as a patrol deputy at our north precinct, primarily in the North Bend area. Prior to that, he worked as a patrol deputy assigned to our city of Shoreline contract. In addition to his duties as the White Center storefront deputy he is a member of our departments TAC 30 team. Deputy Chivington is looking ...
King County Housing Authority sells final 54 lots of homes at Seola Gardens
The King County Housing Authority announced Tuesday (Sept. 2) that it had recently completed the sale of the final 54 lots for market-rate, single-family homes at Seola Gardens. The land purchase by a private developer marks the final phase of the Authority’s commitment to rebuild the former public housing complex – previously called Park Lake Homes II − into a vibrant mixed-income, master-planned community. Additional land offerings are currently underway at Greenbridge, KCHA’s other White Center redevelopment. When the build-out for both sites is complete, there will be close to 500 new homeowners in the White Center community. This housing will generate ...
Salvation Army in White Center helps local needy kids get ready for school
Photos courtesy the Salvation Army of White Center. The Salvation Army in White Center last week helped local needy kids with their back-to-school shopping. Generously funded by Mrs. Jean Renny, each child received a gift card valued at $200, and was helped by a volunteer to select clothing for the new school year. This included: 80 low-income kids from the White Center area Major Raymond Erickson-King and Captain Jennifer Erickson-King, Salvation Army Officers in Charge of White Center programs The event took place on Thursday, Aug. 28 at JCPenney at Westfield Southcenter The kids chosen for the generous donation were selected by The Salvation Army, using State ...
WhiteWater Aquatics hires Mike Hoppe as new Head Coach
WhiteWater Aquatics announced this week that they have hired Mike Hoppe as their new head coach. Coach Hoppe has been a swim and water polo coach for over 20 years. He is an American Swim Coaches Association Level 4 Swim Coach, and a Silver Level US Water Polo coach. Coach Hoppe has developed many accomplished swimmers, such as high school “All Americans” and national level qualifiers with 1st place ranking on the National Top Times list. He also had the privilege of coaching for the US Virgin Islands on the island of St. Croix, and coached their National Team at the ...
Highline Schools Foundation awards $83,000 to 2014 scholarship winners
The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded $83,000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools. The six students receiving scholarships in 2014 were honored at last night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting. Each received a plaque of recognition from Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield and School Board President Michael Spear. These scholarships are made possible by the support of Highline Schools Foundation’s generous individual donors and corporate partners. A list of the specific scholarships, and the students who were awarded in 2014, is below: The Light & Love Scholarship was created this year by the Pappas family in honor ...
Suspect arrested in White Center rape
Police in Oklahoma arrested a 25-year old male for the March rape of a female in the White Center area. The case was solved when the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab developed a DNA profile from evidence collected at the scene which matched the male. He had apparently been visiting King County from Oklahoma when the crime was committed. The King County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges of Rape in the 1st degree and Assault in the 1st degree. An arrest warrant was issued and law enforcement in Oklahoma arrested him yesterday. The suspect will have to go through the extradition process before being ...
It’s not everyday that the defending Super Bowl champs Seattle Seahawks visit your school – including Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin – but that’s what happened Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Cascade... [Read more]
The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up this Saturday, Oct. 25 from 2-5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, located in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd 98146.) Doors... [Read more]
Deputy Julian Chivington has been selected as the new storefront deputy for the White Center community. Chivington has been with the King County Sheriff’s Office since 2008, and his most recent assignment... [Read more]
The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that shortly after 3 a.m. Friday morning (Oct. 17), they received a 9-1-1 call about a bloodied stabbing victim in the 10800 block of 1st Ave SW in White... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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Shorewood Elementary School’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the campus, located at 2725 SW 116th Ave. “We will have 60 plus vendors from all... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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The White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner and Auction is set for Saturday, Oct. 18 at South Seattle College. “This year we celebrate our past, present & future,” reads an... [Read more]Read More Headlines