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REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

Students at Beverly Park Elementary School make giant ’12th Man’ flag

Students at Beverly Park Elementary School make giant ’12th Man’ flag

Students at Beverly Park Elementary School in Boulevard Park showed off their Seahawks pride on Tuesday (Jan. 27), by making a huge 12th Man flag! The 17 x 24-foot flag was mounted to the school’s... [Read more]

Man who killed Mom (& White Center Blogger) Margaret Ryan pleads ‘Guilty’

Man who killed Mom (& White Center Blogger) Margaret Ryan pleads ‘Guilty’

Margaret Ryan Brodie Lamb, 44, plead ‘Guilty’ to second-degree murder on Friday (Jan. 23), for the stabbing death of his mother Margaret Ryan – who worked for The White Center Blog as a... [Read more]

White Center Community Development Association Business Mixer is Jan. 28

White Center Community Development Association Business Mixer is Jan. 28

The White Center Community Development Association will be hosting a business mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the King County Sheriff’s Storefront located at 9609 16th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

Two weeks from today – on Friday, Jan. 30 – the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation... [Read more]

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of  disclosure law

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of disclosure law

EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 by Jack Mayne The Highline Citizens for Schools has filed a complaint with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission claiming the... [Read more]

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

by Jack Mayne Probably the last possible avenue to any thought of Burien annexing White Center and North Boulevard Park was shut down by a one-vote margin at the Burien City Council meeting Monday night. The... [Read more]

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

by Jack Mayne The Seattle City Council quickly and unanimously approved on Monday (Dec. 15) a so-called “placeholder” resolution that could result in a vote by residents of the North Highline Unincorporated... [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]

Six massage parlors in south end busted as fronts for prostitution

Six massage parlors in south end busted as fronts for prostitution

On Thursday (Dec. 4), detectives from numerous federal and local agencies served simultaneous search warrants at six businesses and four residences in Burien, unincorporated King County, Seattle, Kent... [Read more]

‘Barber Mike’ a cut above for volunteer work for local Boys & Girls Clubs

‘Barber Mike’ a cut above for volunteer work for local Boys & Girls Clubs

by Carrie Baggaley Rasmussen It’s 9:30 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving when I walk into Prolific Hair Design in Des Moines. The TV is on college basketball – North Carolina vs. Butler – and... [Read more]