School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot
[caption id="attachment_59128" align="aligncenter" width="490"] CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School.[/caption] A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning, July 21. The proposed bond would fund repair or replace deteriorating schools, ease overcrowding, and make safety improvements at all Highline schools. The School Board passed the resolution at its Wednesday night (July 20) meeting to place the bond measure on the ballot. The proposed $299 million bond measure contains all the projects recommended in Phase 1 of the plan developed by the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC), a 39-member, ...
PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days
[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting – for consideration, please email yours [email protected]!] Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 12 The Highline Bears were caught having some fun at the White Center Jubilee Days Carnival on Thursday night (July 14), giving out game tickets for upcoming games. The Bears next play the Northwest Honkers at Steve Cox Memorial Field on Tuesday, July 19, with the first pitch ...
PODCAST: Body found in stolen car; women shot on 4th; Jack Mayne & more…
Here's episode #59 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab's Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation: SoKing News Weekly Recap for July 8-11, 2016: Man found dead in stolen car in SeaTac; two women shot after altercation on 4th of July; mailbox blown up in Seahurst; missing woman last seen at Sea-Tac Airport; Puget Sound Weather Geek forecast; Jack Mayne on school bond ballot; 'The Final Take' & more... Please share this Podcast – just press the Menu button above ...
Two women shot after altercation late on 4th of July
Monday night (July 4) around 11:30 p.m. King County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of two women shot near S. 112th St. and 1st Ave S. (map below). Police say that the women were with a group of people lighting off fireworks at that location. Witnesses said a white car was driving erratically back and forth in between the area where the group was lighting fireworks. When the vehicle stopped nearby, a man from the group approached the vehicle to yell at the driver to stop driving recklessly. An altercation occurred between the man and two people in the car. ...
FREE Movie at the Park/Cine en el Parque at Steve Cox Memorial Park Aug. 6
Movie at the Park/Cine en el Parque returns to White Center with the box office hit 'Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos' on Saturday, Aug. 6. This FREE event will be held at State Cox Memorial Park, located at 1321 SW 102nd Street: Entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 8:30 p.m. [youtube width="500" height="344"]https://youtu.be/_rf8BshVm7s[/youtube] More info at: www.cineenelparque.org Facebook event page Cosponsored by King County Parks and White Center CDA.
Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival
The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead. Anybody read or heard any of those lately? I thought so. Instead, festival patrons will be treated to a day filled with tales that illuminate. Trust me: the festival is an opportunity to step away from the routines of daily life and get caught up in the rhythms of a more real world—the rhythms of a natural experience that restores the soul. [caption id="attachment_58887" align="alignright" width="150"] Donald Davis[/caption] Anybody can report facts. But that’s just “telling stories,” as it were, says festival headliner ...
Burien/White Center Rotary awards $10,800 in scholarships to local students
[caption id="attachment_100769" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Burien/White Center Rotary President, Pam Romine (front left) and Scholarship Chair, Dave Hawthorne (right rear) congratulate all the exceptional students who received Scholarships and Service awards at their recent presentation meeting.[/caption] $10,800 in scholarships were presented to local students recently by the Burien/White Center Rotary Club. "We're delighted to put our fundraising and donated proceeds to the best use by helping these deserving students reach their post secondary goals," Rotarian Julie Nelson told The B-Town Blog. The Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship Recipient is Katherinne Cruz-Lopez from Evergreen HS Campus TEC. The Dick Dahlgard Memorial Scholarship recipient is Allen AJ ...
WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a great, hard-to-find Rambler located next to a Renton Park! Much attention has been... [Read more]
Due to complications with power line maintenance inside Steve Cox Memorial Park there will be no electricity inside the stadium – therefore the first pitch for this weekend’s Highline Bears games... [Read more]
The King County Council announced that it will take action on pot regulations at its meeting on Monday, July 25. As we previously reported, numerous residents in unincorporated areas – including in and... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]
Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]Sponsored Post
WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman Home with sweeping views of... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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Photo by Isabel Please come out to support the White Center Kiwanis with a fun evening watching the Highline Bears baseball team this Friday night, July 15 at 7 p.m., and help fund local Kiwanis projects... [Read more]Read More Headlines