Life Section

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

Photos courtesy Mel Ponder Photography White Center community members discussed and shared their input on immigration, gentrification, and affordable housing in a Summit held on Nov. 4, 2017 at Evergreen... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

‘Rocco’ the dog went missing Tuesday night (Nov. 21) in Boulevard Park near 8th Ave S. & S. 112th Street, by Glen Acres Golf & Country Club (map below): Name: Rocco Color: Brown Breed:... [Read more]

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, longtime and beloved upholsterer at White Center Glass and Upholstery, passed away Oct. 29. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran... [Read more]

Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

The White Center community will come together to celebrate Festivus on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the White Center Eagles Hall. Tickets are $35 each, or a table of 8 for $250; ticket price includes prime... [Read more]

Seahawk to host ‘BeProsise’ Thanksgiving Dinner in White Center Wed. Nov. 15

Seahawk to host ‘BeProsise’ Thanksgiving Dinner in White Center Wed. Nov. 15

Seattle Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise will host the “BeProsise” Thanksgiving Takeover Youth Event this Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Boys & Girls Club... [Read more]

Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 27-year old Burien man that took place near SW 96th Street and 15th Ave. SW in White Center on Friday night... [Read more]

WEATHER: Wind Advisory issued for Monday, with possible gusts up to 55 mph

WEATHER: Wind Advisory issued for Monday, with possible gusts up to 55 mph

The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for Monday, Nov. 13, warning that wind gusts could reach 55 mph. The advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.: URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National... [Read more]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly after the robbery two of the suspects (pictured... [Read more]

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library System (KCLS), recently recognized 15 honorees last Saturday at Friends’ Day, an annual celebration of KCLS volunteers, including Rubina “Ruby” Arrants of the White Center Library... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: This Saturday, Nov. 4, will be the second White Center Community Summit of 2017, with the first one held in January: During the previous summit, the White Center Community Development Association... [Read more]

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. this FRIDAY, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn... [Read more]

National Take-Back Prescription event will be in White Center this Saturday

National Take-Back Prescription event will be in White Center this Saturday

The King County Sheriff’s Office Foundation’s White Center Police Activities League Boxing Center, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, will be participating in the DEA National... [Read more]

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

By Mark Ufkes October is Breast and All Cancer Awareness Month. To do our part to promote cancer health awareness, my remarkable wife Lois Schipper and I spent an hour painting our White Center fire... [Read more]

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd, 98146.) Doors... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit by car in White Center

Pedestrian hit by car in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 12, near 4th Ave SW at SW 108th Street in White Center (map below). Police told The White... [Read more]

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Join the vibrant White Center community for a safe evening full of fun, community building, and some candy too at a Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 31. This all ages event will have a little something... [Read more]

Highline Bears hiring for multiple positions & internships for next season

Highline Bears hiring for multiple positions & internships for next season

The Highline Bears announced the opening of multiple positions and internships for the 2017-2018 season – a total of seven positions that will have openings for upwards of 15 open positions. The majority... [Read more]

White Center Community Summit will be at Evergreen High on Sat., Nov. 4

White Center Community Summit will be at Evergreen High on Sat., Nov. 4

The second White Center Community Summit of 2017 – with the first one held in January – will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Evergreen High School. There will be Food, Booths,... [Read more]

Evergreen High School celebrating 58th Homecoming TODAY – Fri., Oct. 6

Evergreen High School celebrating 58th Homecoming TODAY – Fri., Oct. 6

Evergreen High School will be celebrating its 58th Homecoming TODAY – Friday, Oct. 6 – and all are invited for an evening of reminiscing to support Evergreen HS Athletics. Alumni and community members... [Read more]

White Center survey finds safety, health and affordable housing top priorities

White Center survey finds safety, health and affordable housing top priorities

White Center community members identified safety, health and access to affordable housing, among other topics, as top community priorities in the 2017 White Center Community Survey completed in July. A... [Read more]