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Carjacker who stole SUV with 10-month old baby inside arrested in White Center

Carjacker who stole SUV with 10-month old baby inside arrested in White Center

Our sister site The White Center Blog is reporting that a carjacker stole an SUV with a 10-month baby still inside, then tried to elude police before finally being caught in White Center. Read the full... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

The 34th District Democrats will be holding a Dinner & Garden Party/Auction – “Luau at the Lake” – at the TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center at Lakewood Park/Hicks Lake on Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Free Solar Workshop to be held Saturday, Aug. 9 in White Center

Free Solar Workshop to be held Saturday, Aug. 9 in White Center

A free Solar Workshop will be held from 10:30 a.m. – Noon on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the White Center Salvation Army Center, located at 9050 16th Ave SW. :Solarize with your community and receive a limited... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event to inspire people to give to non-profit organizations who make our region a stronger, more vibrant community for all,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori’s ‘Preschool Preview’ Open Houses are Tuesday, May 6

West Seattle Montessori’s ‘Preschool Preview’ Open Houses are Tuesday, May 6

Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School will be holding a “Preschool Preview” Open House(s) on Tuesday, May 6 at the following times: 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. “Our pre-primary... [Read more]

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center’s Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Recognize this guy? Police release sketch of White Center rape suspect

Recognize this guy? Police release sketch of White Center rape suspect

King County Sheriff’s detectives have released a sketch of a man that violently assaulted and raped a woman earlier this month. On Friday, March 7, just after midnight the victim was walking eastbound... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

The cookie selling season may be over, but that does not mean cookie-related work is done for one local Girl Scout Troop, who spent time Monday night (March 24) donating 180 pounds of the goodies to the... [Read more]

King County Medical Examiner identifies Burien boy shot in White Center

King County Medical Examiner identifies Burien boy shot in White Center

On Monday (March 24), the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the 17-year old boy killed in a White Center shooting last week as Ruben Castillo, Jr. of Burien (read our previous coverage... [Read more]

SeaTac man arrested in connection with Burien teen’s shooting death

SeaTac man arrested in connection with Burien teen’s shooting death

Friday afternoon (March 21), King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives arrested an 18-year old SeaTac man in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year old Burien boy in White Center... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: The White Center 5K Walk & Run is this Saturday, March 22, starting at 9 a.m.! Sponsored by Community Development Association (CDA), along with the YES Foundation of White Center and the... [Read more]

Burien teen shot and killed in White Center Wednesday night

Burien teen shot and killed in White Center Wednesday night

A 17-year old Burien teen was shot and killed Wednesday night (March 19) in White Center. Police responded to the North Highline Fire Station in the 1200 block of SW 112th Street last night just after... [Read more]

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

For the first time ever, a King County Executive delivered the annual ‘State of the County’ address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, at White Center Heights Elementary School on Monday, Feb. 10…

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Sunday morning (Jan. 26) around 7:15 a.m., Eileen Riddle was awakened by some loud popping noises in her home near White Center. As she left her bedroom to investigate, she found her garage engulfed in flames…

FOUND: Male dog found in Top Hat/White Center area

FOUND: Male dog found in Top Hat/White Center area

This male dog was found in Top Hat/White Center off Myers Way and 99th: “Had to take him to Kent shelter,” said Willow Fulton. “We couldn’t manage keeping him here till finding... [Read more]

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigns from King County Library System

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigns from King County Library System

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigned from his position at the King County Library System this week. Ptacek, who served in that position since 1989, has been named CEO of the Calgary Public Library…

Evergreen Pool holding Free Community Swim this Saturday, Dec. 21

Evergreen Pool holding Free Community Swim this Saturday, Dec. 21

Evergreen Pool in White Center will be throwing a party for the community this Saturday, Dec. 21, along with a toy and food drive to help the less fortunate in the area. Just bring an unwrapped toy or... [Read more]

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

From our sister site The White Center Blog comes this news – legendary Seattle band Mudhoney will be playing a FREE show at their location on 16th Ave SW this Wednesday night, Dec. 11. Read the full... [Read more]

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

There are a LOT of holiday-related activities going on this weekend, with the Discover Burien Winterfest, tree lightings, concerts, fundraisers, plays and at least seven bazaars/sales going on! Here are... [Read more]

‘Parent’s Night Out’ fundraiser at Evergreen Pool is this Friday night

‘Parent’s Night Out’ fundraiser at Evergreen Pool is this Friday night

Evergreen Pool and Whitewater Aquatics will be holding a ‘Parent’s Night Out/Kid Party’ fundraiser this Friday night, Nov. 29, from 6 – 9 p.m. A $30 donation is asked, with all proceeds... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Zippy’s Giant Burgers – our newest Advertiser!

Welcome Zippy’s Giant Burgers – our newest Advertiser!

Here’s a sizzling Welcome (with grill marks) to our newest Advertiser – Zippy’s Giant Burgers! The full and correct name for this terrific establishment should actually be: Zippy’s Giant Burgers... [Read more]

Man shot and killed in White Center Wednesday morning

Man shot and killed in White Center Wednesday morning

King County Sheriff’s Officers have been searching for two suspects after a deadly shooting in White Center Wednesday morning (Nov. 27) around 2:15 a.m. Deputies arrived at the scene – near SW... [Read more]

Local Boy Scouts to retire American Flag with Honors Monday

Local Boy Scouts to retire American Flag with Honors Monday

Boy Scout Troop 375 – chartered by Burien’s St. Francis Assisi Catholic Church – will be holding an American flag retirement ceremony on Monday – Veterans Day, Nov. 11 – at 4 p.m. on Alki... [Read more]

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

[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:] We are not impressed by the rambling accusations... [Read more]

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

[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: The letter from Barbara Dobkin... [Read more]