White Center Section

LETTER: Neighbor shares observations on Burien’s Sanctuary City status

LETTER: Neighbor shares observations on Burien’s Sanctuary City status

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor: As a neighbor who monitors... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Bears final home game starts at 7:05pm TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Highline Bears final home game starts at 7:05pm TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The first pitch for the final 2017 home game for the Highline Bears will be TONIGHT – Friday, July 28, at 7:05 p.m. at Steve Cox Memorial Stadium in White Center! The Bears will take on the... [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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

REMINDER: First pitch for Highline Bears baseball is 7:05pm Friday night!

REMINDER: First pitch for Highline Bears baseball is 7:05pm Friday night!

REMINDER: The first pitch for the 2017 season of the Highline Bears will be this Friday, June 2, at 7:05 p.m. at Steve Cox Memorial Stadium in White Center! The Bears are heading into their third season... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect who shot and killed a Seattle man outside of a bar in White Center earlier this month. A Murder 1 warrant has... [Read more]

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer; 1st pitch June 2

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer; 1st pitch June 2

The local semi-professional Highline Bears baseball team announced their latest goal of attracting 10,000 fans through their gates this summer, at Mel Olson Stadium inside Steve Cox Memorial Park in... [Read more]

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

A ‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for the production and programming expenses for the White Center Jubilee Days Main Stage will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at Roxbury Lanes & Casino. ‘Bowling... [Read more]

Man shot in head, killed outside cafe/bar in White Center early Sunday morning

Man shot in head, killed outside cafe/bar in White Center early Sunday morning

Around 1:43 a.m. Sunday morning (May 7), police responded to a report of a shooting at the Taradise Cafe – located at 9808 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) – to find a man dead in the street... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

This week, the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth unveiled a new campaign – “I Know What’s Right For Me!” – which was made for students by students in an effort to provide youth with healthy resources... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center will be hosting a FREE Community Water Safety Event this Saturday, April 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. They will be raffling off a free session of swim lessons, swim passes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Earth Day Repair Fair coming to White Center on Saturday, April 22

Earth Day Repair Fair coming to White Center on Saturday, April 22

A special Earth Day Repair Fair will be held at the White Center Community Center gym at Steve Cox Memorial Park on Saturday, April 22. Bring your small household items, including clothing! This event... [Read more]

First pitch for Highline Bears 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center

First pitch for Highline Bears 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center

The local semi-pro Highline Bears baseball team announced that their opening game for the 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. The Bears – who were... [Read more]

Man wanted for White Center bank robbery arrested at Burien Library Wed.

Man wanted for White Center bank robbery arrested at Burien Library Wed.

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man who attempted to rob a US Bank in White Center around 1 p.m. Wednesday (March 29) has been found and arrested in Burien. The suspect – who... [Read more]

Police seeking female victims of assault similar to Mar. 2 incident in White Center

Police seeking female victims of assault similar to Mar. 2 incident in White Center

King County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking female victims of unreported or unsolved assault cases similar to one that took place in White Center on March 2 (read more here). On Thursday, March 2, just... [Read more]

Woman found badly beaten in White Center early Thursday morning

Woman found badly beaten in White Center early Thursday morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman was found badly beaten near the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) building in the... [Read more]

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center’s 5K Walk & Run will return for its 5th year on Saturday, March 25, with another superhero-themed race. “Who’s your favorite superhero? Lace up, grab your cape and we... [Read more]

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Each year the White Center Community Development Association hosts a community summit to bring neighbors together to talk about the state of their community... [Read more]

White Center’s Big Al Brewing will be closing its entire operations this Saturday

White Center’s Big Al Brewing will be closing its entire operations this Saturday

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Sad news for beer lovers everywhere – Big Al Brewing, located in White Center for the last eight years, announced on Thursday, Jan. 12 that it will be closing... [Read more]

Rick Jump to retire from White Center Food Bank

Rick Jump to retire from White Center Food Bank

In an unexpected move, White Center Food Bank Director Rick Jump announced that he will be retiring from the non-profit due to health reasons. Jump has been in charge of the food bank for the last 12 years,... [Read more]

Man shot in White Center early Tuesday morning; shooter still at large

Man shot in White Center early Tuesday morning; shooter still at large

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 40-year old man was shot at 15th Ave SW and SW Roxbury in White Center early Tuesday morning, Nov. 15. The... [Read more]

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

The 2016 Southwest Youth & Family Services Night of Giving GALA will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, stating at 6 p.m. There’s a new location this year – Metropolist in SODO. The theme... [Read more]

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Your smile has more power than you think at the office of Dr. Irene Parkhill, DDS

The power of a smile is well documented in improving your status at work, in love, and general well-being. Keeping it healthy and bright is just what Dr. Irene Parkhill does everyday. Right now she is... [Read more]