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Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Not sure which is more impressive, tomorrow’s possible wind storm or today’s record high temperatures... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ll be slowly crawling out of our cold spell throughout this week, but until we’ve fully... [Read more]

Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be at Library Dec. 13

Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be at Library Dec. 13

A Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be held at the White Center Library on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m., and all are invited. “In this generative workshop, we will read and discuss... [Read more]

Help former White Center Blog Writer Sarah Fox launch her ‘Downwind’ book

Help former White Center Blog Writer Sarah Fox launch her ‘Downwind’ book

Local Historian and former White Center Blog Writer (now Author) Sarah Fox is asking for the public’s help for her recently ­published book “Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West.” This... [Read more]

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira recently visited Advertiser West Seattle Montessori. “West Seattle Montessori had a wonderful visit from Author Sid Shapira and his dog Danny. A wonderful story... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

ELECTION: Early returns indicate that Highline School Bond may not pass

ELECTION: Early returns indicate that Highline School Bond may not pass

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election have been released, and the early tallies show that one of the more contentious local issues – Proposition 1, the Highline School... [Read more]

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale will be Nov. 7-8

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale will be Nov. 7-8

’Tis time for the White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale this Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8! There will be FREE activities on Saturday, including beginning knitting, crochet and... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The White Center Blog nor its staff:] I grew up in the Highline School... [Read more]