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Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil spill in a retention pond in White Center,... [Read more]

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 16-year old female student was found tied up in a school bathroom at Evergreen High School in White Center Tuesday morning, Nov. 24. The victim... [Read more]

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

The White Center Food Bank is reporting that, due to the closing of a Haggen’s grocery store in Burien, they need more help with donations. The food bank received a lot of donated food from Haggen,... [Read more]

Police seeking help identifying White Center stabbing suspects

Police seeking help identifying White Center stabbing suspects

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who attacked and stabbed another man in White Center on Sunday night (Oct. 25) around 6:30 p.m. (read our previous... [Read more]

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local, first-time film Director (but longtime film Editor) Kirk Nordenstrom’s new film “The Perfect Pieces” will have its Seattle premiere at the Seattle Shorts Festival, to be held Nov. 14-15…

King County Council votes to rename Lakewood Park as ‘Dick Thurnau Park’

King County Council votes to rename Lakewood Park as ‘Dick Thurnau Park’

On Monday (Oct. 12), the King County Council unanimously voted to adopt the renaming of White Center’s Lakewood Park to Dick Thurnau Park. “Thurnau was an activist, amateur historian and a... [Read more]

White Center Deputy Dan Shaw honors career with final class act at retirement

White Center Deputy Dan Shaw honors career with final class act at retirement

Dan Shaw, who worked as a King County Sheriff’s deputy in White Center for the last 27 years, completed his final service to the community by feeding the homeless. The Sheriff’s Office hired... [Read more]

Lakewood Park may be renamed after longtime advocate Dick Thurnau

Lakewood Park may be renamed after longtime advocate Dick Thurnau

Working with several community groups, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott is proposing an ordinance that would rename White Center’s Lakewood Park in honor of its longtime advocate, the late... [Read more]

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

This Certificate from the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth was given out to White Center businesses which did *not* sell tobacco to underage youths. ‘Reward and Reminder’ is a project undertaken... [Read more]

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

NOTE: This post was updated at 2:15 p.m. on July 9, 2015: From left, Sheriff John Urquhart, Dan Satterberg, and Russ Hauge of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, outside the KCSO Storefront... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]