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TRAFFIC ALERT: 26th SW at SW 112th to be closed for construction starting Feb. 12

TRAFFIC ALERT: 26th SW at SW 112th to be closed for construction starting Feb. 12

King County Road Services says that – because of a drainage improvement project – 26th Ave SW will be closed at the SW 112th intersection in White Center, starting Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. The anticipated... [Read more]

Open House for White Center Chamber of Commerce will be Wed., Feb. 21

Open House for White Center Chamber of Commerce will be Wed., Feb. 21

The White Center Chamber of Commerce – with support from the White Center Community Development Association – will be holding an Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The event will be held from 4 –... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted for shooting and killing two men in White Center earlier this month. Police say that Merle Charles Buchanan,... [Read more]

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

The New Start Alternative High School Key Club will again – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – a Taco Bar and Baked Potato Dinner... [Read more]

If you heard gunshots early Thursday morning, here’s what happened

If you heard gunshots early Thursday morning, here’s what happened

If you heard gunshots in White Center around 2:30 a.m. early Thursday morning (Jan. 11), here’s what the King County Sheriff’s Office told The White Center Blog: Multiple neighbors in the 10400... [Read more]

Former White Center cop promoted to Commander of Burien Precinct 4

Former White Center cop promoted to Commander of Burien Precinct 4

Bryan Howard of the King County Sheriff’s Office has been promoted to Major, and will now serve as Precinct Commander of the Burien Precinct, which also serves White Center. Major Howard – formerly... [Read more]

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Empty Bowls events can be found around... [Read more]

Metro seeking feedback on upgrading Route 120, holding 3 Open Houses

Metro seeking feedback on upgrading Route 120, holding 3 Open Houses

King County Metro is seeking public feedback on upgrading Route 120 into a future RapidRide H Line. Metro is working with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the City of Burien, and unincorporated... [Read more]

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Monday (Dec. 18), following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank Executive Director is leaving, other changes coming

White Center Food Bank Executive Director is leaving, other changes coming

The White Center Food Bank this week announced that Angela Beard, who was hired as Executive Director in July 2017, will be leaving. Carolynn Ferris will take over in an Interim role for now. WCFB staff... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

White Center Youth Winterfest will be Wednesday, Dec. 20

White Center Youth Winterfest will be Wednesday, Dec. 20

White Center Youth Winterfest will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 3 – 6 p.m. at Evergreen High School. This event is FREE, and will feature games, sports tournaments and raffles with prizes, along... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Due to sustained stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, and is continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Greater Pierce*... [Read more]

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus on the Design... [Read more]

Nominations still open for new White Center Neighborhood Advisory Council

Nominations still open for new White Center Neighborhood Advisory Council

The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) is partnering with Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS), which provides critical health services to youth and families-at-risk, to create... [Read more]

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 17

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 17

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, starting at 6 p.m. at the triangle park at Delridge Way and SW Roxbury Street. Celebrate the season at White Center’s... [Read more]

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: Designed by Freepik LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret When we get our driver’s licenses, we enter into a covenant with each. That covenant... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Camp Second Chance on Fri., Dec. 15

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Camp Second Chance on Fri., Dec. 15

Volunteers are needed for a work party on Friday, Dec. 15 at Camp Second Chance, which is located at 9701 Myers Way South (map below). People can contribute with time, materials or even cash/check donations. Here’s... [Read more]

Discuss Black Lives Matter, homelessness & more on Thursday, Dec. 14

Discuss Black Lives Matter, homelessness & more on Thursday, Dec. 14

On Thursday, Dec, 14, join a discussion about Black Lives Matter, the struggles the homeless face and how to help improve the lives of homeless individuals in Burien with Renton’s Outstanding Citizen... [Read more]

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that an upset customer brandished a handgun at the Taco Bell drive-through in White Center Sunday night, Dec. 3. Police received a call from the restaurant at... [Read more]