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King County holds 9-1-1 All Star Event featuring mascot ‘Emery’

King County holds 9-1-1 All Star Event featuring mascot ‘Emery’

Photos courtesy King County One out of every five King County residents are born in another country, with more than 170 languages spoken in schools. Due to language and cultural barriers, some residents... [Read more]

TRANSCRIPT: County’s community meeting on White Center homeless shelter

TRANSCRIPT: County’s community meeting on White Center homeless shelter

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to be present at King County’s Sept. 15, 2016 community meeting on a proposed homeless shelter for White Center. However,... [Read more]

FREE White Center ‘Repair Time Fix-it’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 10

FREE White Center ‘Repair Time Fix-it’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 10

Bring your small household items including clothing and we’ll try to repair them or help you fix them! We want to keep stuff out of the landfill, conserve resources and save you money. This event is... [Read more]

King County Executive Dow Constantine responds to letter writer about pot stores

King County Executive Dow Constantine responds to letter writer about pot stores

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an open letter by King County Executive Dow Constantine, written in response to a Letter to the Editor from Mark Johnston posted on The White Center Blog on July 26,... [Read more]

Burn Ban issued for unincorporated areas of King County

Burn Ban issued for unincorporated areas of King County

The King County Fire Marshal on Friday (Aug. 19) issued a burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county to prevent wildfires during the hot, dry conditions. In addition, the National Weather Service... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Open letter to Dow Constantine regarding county’s marijuana policies’

LETTER: ‘Open letter to Dow Constantine regarding county’s marijuana policies’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The White Center Blog nor its staff:] Dear King County Executive Constantine, If... [Read more]

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF SEATTLE NORTH HIGHLINE ANNEXATION KING COUNTY BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD FILE NO. 2367 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the WASHINGTON STATE BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD FOR KING COUNTY... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on SW 104th between 14th & 17th Ave SW

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on SW 104th between 14th & 17th Ave SW

King County road crews will be doing road construction on SW 104th Street between 14th Ave SW & 17th Ave SW in White Center, starting Monday, April 25 at 8 a.m., and continuing until June 30. Expect... [Read more]

White Center Heights students help kick off ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign Thursday

White Center Heights students help kick off ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign Thursday

On Thursday (April 14), students from White Center Heights Elementary School helped kick off the ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign at White Center Heights Park. At the event, King County Executive... [Read more]

King County Community Service Area’s town hall meeting will be Tues., May 24

King County Community Service Area’s town hall meeting will be Tues., May 24

King County Community Service Area program will be holding a spring town hall meeting for North Highline/White Center on Tuesday, May 24 at the Seola Garden-Providence Building, located at 11215 5th Ave... [Read more]