Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden
New garden spaces make it possible for PowellsWood to expand offerings at their annual Mother’s Day weekend event. Each year Monte and Diane Powell offer up a taste of English Garden-inspired hospitality during their Mother’s Day open days, and this year is no exception with guest speakers, a book signing, tea, tours, and music. If you haven't seen the revamped garden since it reopened two years ago, you really should take the opportunity. It's stunning. [caption id="attachment_54734" align="alignright" width="220"] Three generations enjoy tea in the Garden Room. Photo (c) Christopher Nelson[/caption] Mother’s Day weekend hours are 10:00 – 5:00 both Saturday May 9th ...
Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night
The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting as a board member directly following his oath of office and the special meeting. "Joe has an extremely strong record of involvement in the SeaTac community, and we are excited that he will now be contributing to the entire district," said School Board President Bernie Dorsey. Van is a 1995 graduate of Tyee High School and holds an AA in Administration of Justice from Highline Community College. He and ...
Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’
Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which have already been installed on five buses, are designed to capture motorists who are putting children at risk by ignoring flashing school bus stop arms as buses load and unload school kids. The enforcement program will launch at the beginning of May, and motorists caught on camera ignoring the stop arms will face a $394 fine starting in early June – before then motorists who are caught on camera ...
Highline School Board to appoint Chung (Joe) Van as new member April 15
The Highline School Board is scheduled to appoint a new member – Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac – on Wednesday, April 15, during a special meeting. Van is a finalist for the vacant Director District 3 position. The School Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 13, from 5:30 – 6 p.m. to interview Van, followed by a meet-and-greet event open to the public beginning at 6 p.m. Both will be held in the Highline High School library (225 South 152nd Street, Burien). On Wednesday, April 15, from 6 – 6:15 p.m., the School Board will hold a special meeting on ...
Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to White Center
The Highline Bears Baseball Organization is a new expansion team in the Pacific International League (PIL), and they're trying to raise money to kick-off a first season at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center. That's right – semi-pro baseball is coming back to the area! But they need your help – click below to learn how YOU can pitch in (pun intended): https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bring-back-semi-pro-baseball-to-our-community The first game will be Saturday, May 30 against the Snoqualmie Hurricanes at Steve Cox Memorial Park, and tickets can be purchased here: http://highlinebears.com/schedule-tickets/ Here's more info on the new team: Founded in 1992, the league is considered by many to be ...
White Center’s ‘Spring Clean 2015′ event will be on Saturday, May 16
White Center's annual 'Spring Clean' event is set for Saturday, May 16, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon, starting at the Bethaday Community Learning Space at 605 SW 108th Street. Lunch & Celebration will run from 12:30 – 2 p.m. White Center Community Development Association Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St. Seattle, WA 98146 Instructions: If you want to participate as a volunteer, please register below. Walk-ups are welcome, but are not guaranteed a free t-shirt, breakfast and/or lunch. If you are under the age of 18, please fill out a youth-volunteer waiver form, which can be found at: www.wccda.org/images/docs/sc2011_minor_release_form.pdf. Please return all forms signed and completed ...
‘Art for Food’ Art Show to Benefit the White Center Food Bank will be April 24
A benefit for the White Center Food Bank called 'Art for Food' will be held at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on Friday, April 24. "With the support of local artists and the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, we are putting on a gallery show that includes framed and matted art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, and more," reads an announcement. "We’ll have wine and cheese, and enjoy live music from The Ellis Brothers." See more here, or buy tickets here. Many thanks to the generous donors who have made this event possible: the artists who have donated their work to support the food bank, the Youngstown staff who ...
King County Sheriff’s Office seeking public’s help finding burglary suspects
The King County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying these two men, suspected of several burglaries in Boulevard Park: Police say they stole over $10,000, and are asking anyone with any information to contact Detective J. Hock at (206) 477-6693. Help us ID these guys! Suspected of burgs in Blvd Park, $10k+ stolen. Plz call Det J. Houck 206/477-6693. pic.twitter.com/j8GosAm9YR — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) April 1, 2015 Do u recognize red/blk 80s K5 Blazer? Suspect veh in Blvd Park burgs. Driven by B/M 40. Call Det Houck 206/477-6693 pic.twitter.com/GkRbrz5tqU — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) April 1, 2015
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