Fundraising campaign now underway to keep Evergreen Pool open
WhiteWater Aquatics Management, the non-profit organization that operates the Evergreen Community Aquatics Center pool in North Burien faces a Jan. 15 deadline to raise $15,000 to keep the facility open. “We need to pay off our utility bill,” WhiteWater Aquatics president Brian Hastings told the Burien City Council on Monday, Dec. 2. “It costs a lot of money to heat a 250,000 gallon pool.” About 350 people from the greater area – 40 percent of them from Burien – use the pool every month,” Hastings noted. Whether they will continue to have the opportunity to swim at their local pool depends on the ...
Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6
The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored in-part by 4Culture. “The Boeing ambassadors of goodwill are a wonderful way to start the holiday season,” said event coordinator Julie Nelson of Windermere Real Estate and the Burien-White Center Rotary Club. “They have made five concert tours in Europe, one to Australia and New Zealand and will tour Scotland and Ireland in 2015. We can enjoy them right here in Burien.” Under the direction of Dr. David ...
‘Chicken Friday Christmas’ fundraiser for White Center Food Bank is Dec. 13
'Chicken Friday Christmas' – an annual fundraiser for the White Center Food Bank – is coming to The Barrel Tavern on Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Dinner will be $10 per plate (made by Orville Johnson), and there will also be auctions, readings, games and more. This event is sponsored by Top Hat Taxes and Hosted by Rat City ABATe of Washington. If you are unable to attend you can still contribute by sending check or money order made out to "White Center Food Bank" to: Chicken Friday Christmas Box A-146 224 SW 153rd Street Burien WA 98166 There will also be 'Jars on ...
White Center Tree Lighting will be this Saturday, Dec. 7 at Triangle Park
The annual White Center Tree Lighting will be Saturday night, Dec. 7 starting at 5 p.m. at Triangle Park. Many more events will also be taking place around the neighborhood, so bundle up, do some shopping, join in the tree lighting, with plenty of options for dining and music afterwards! Shopping: Seattle Sample Sale at Village Green Perennial Nursery (10a.m.-5 p.m.) Blythe Bazaar at Center Studio (4-8p.m.) Christmas Bazaar at Cafe Rozella (11a.m.-close) Tree lighting at 5p.m. with music and more at Triangle Park, located at the intersection of Roxbury and 16th SW. Join us for after shopping for a dance party at Company Bar White Center! ...
Deadly shooting 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 108 St and 2nd Ave SW (map below) – to find a young adult male lying in the street suffering from at least one gunshot wound. They attempted life saving measures and turned those efforts over to aid personnel when they arrived, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Two black male juveniles were reported to have been seen running from the scene. Their actual involvement is ...
Sponsor Prudential NW is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW
It's official – Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty Associates is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate! The change – along with all new branding – was unveiled at a breakfast ceremony for employees at the Museum of Flight Tuesday morning, where this photo was taken (click image to see larger version): "Our new name comes with years of experience from leading affiliates nationwide," said Lori Alden, Broker/Branch Manager. "It brings the promise of stability to a market that’s been anything but. And it offers you the confidence you need when buying or selling a home. Good to know." Look for our ...
VIDEO: Watch police chase, stop car on SR-509 near White Center
On Saturday night (Oct. 26), King County Sheriff's deputies chased – and successfully stopped – a car on SR-509 after witnessing it traveling too slow and weaving across the roadway. "Believing the driver was DUI, the deputy tried to stop the car and the chase was on," said KCSO Officer Charlie Akers. "Before the Guardian 1 (helicopter) arrived, the chase exited the freeway and went down surface streets. The driver also evaded spike strips that were deployed. A PIT maneuver was used when the lead deputy believed the driver was slowing down to do another u-turn down an on-ramp in the ...
Health Sciences & Human Services High Student spends month in Guadeloupe
This last summer Jovany Del Toro, a student at White Center's Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3), spent a month of his vacation in the Caribbean on the French-speaking island of Guadeloupe with VISIONS Service Adventures, an international service learning program. Del Toro was one of 23 high school students who accomplished community service projects while living in a small village on Marie-Galante, one of the archipelago islands off Guadeloupe’s southern coast. The teen volunteers removed 90 deteriorated boards from boardwalk at Plage de Feuilliere and replaced by cutting and securing new boards. The participants also painted a mural at ...
WhiteWater Aquatics Management, the non-profit organization that operates the Evergreen Community Aquatics Center pool in North Burien faces a Jan. 15 deadline to raise $15,000 to keep the facility open. “We... [Read more]
The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored... [Read more]
The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) will be holding a moving/yard sale on Dec. 7, starting at 10 a.m. “The White Center CDA is moving to a new location with TAF,” reads... [Read more]
‘Chicken Friday Christmas’ – an annual fundraiser for the White Center Food Bank – is coming to The Barrel Tavern on Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Dinner will be $10 per plate... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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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]
The annual White Center Tree Lighting will be Saturday night, Dec. 7 starting at 5 p.m. at Triangle Park. Many more events will also be taking place around the neighborhood, so bundle up, do some shopping,... [Read more]
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]
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]
To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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