Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing since Monday

Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing since Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office and Burien Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a vulnerable adult man who walked away from his home in Burien Monday, Feb. 19: Brandon Wootton has been... [Read more]


Man struck by 60-foot articulated Metro bus in White Center Sunday night

Man struck by 60-foot articulated Metro bus in White Center Sunday night

A 59-year old male was struck by a 60-foot long double articulated Metro bus which was southbound on 15th Ave SW approaching SW 100th Street (map below) on Sunday night, Feb. 18. Police say that the bus... [Read more]


Have ‘Coffee with at Cop’ at White Center Starbucks on Friday, Feb. 16

Have ‘Coffee with at Cop’ at White Center Starbucks on Friday, Feb. 16

JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORS AND SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES FOR COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT ‘COFFEE WITH A COP’ ON  FRIDAY, FEB. 16 “No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns,... [Read more]


Next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting is Thursday, Feb. 1

Next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting is Thursday, Feb. 1

The next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting will be this Thursday, Feb. 1, starting at 7 p.m. On the agenda this week is King County Libraries, Highline Schools, Seola Pond Restoration... [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]


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]


Shooting in White Center early Saturday leaves 1 man dead, 1 injured

Shooting in White Center early Saturday leaves 1 man dead, 1 injured

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shooting outside Club Taradise early Saturday (Jan. 6) has left one man dead and another injured. Police say that shortly after 1 a.m., King County... [Read more]


There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht was sworn in as the new leader of the King County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Johanknecht is a 33-year veteran of the sheriff’s... [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]


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]


Shooting kills Burien man in White Center Friday night

Shooting kills Burien man in White Center Friday night

Photos by Aaron Wells As King County Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating a shooting in Burien Friday night (Nov. 10), a separate incident took place near the DSHS office at 15th Ave. SW and... [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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


Employee shot during robbery at Star 21 pot shop

Employee shot during robbery at Star 21 pot shop

A store employee was shot and wounded Tuesday night (Sept. 12) during a robbery at the Star 21 marijuana shop in the 11000 block of 1st Ave South (map below). The employee was shot in the shoulder and... [Read more]


Man found dead in ravine Tuesday morning

Man found dead in ravine Tuesday morning

A man was found dead early Tuesday morning (July 11) in a ravine near 17th Place South and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below). King County Sheriff’s detectives are calling the death a homicide, but... [Read more]


Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As I sit on the bus, riding my way through White Center, it’s slowly become easier and easier to see changes happening around me. New buildings, new restaurants... [Read more]