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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]

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]

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]

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]

Police seeking help finding Burglar who hit same White Center business twice

Police seeking help finding Burglar who hit same White Center business twice

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying/finding this burglar, suspected of hitting the same White Center business twice in the last couple of weeks: Police... [Read more]

Police arrest juvenile male for suspected burglary in White Center

Police arrest juvenile male for suspected burglary in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a juvenile male – just 13-years old – was arrested on Friday, Nov. 14 for suspected commercial burglary in White Center. He was booked into... [Read more]

Seattle Seahawks visit Cascade Middle School in White Center

Seattle Seahawks visit Cascade Middle School in White Center

It’s not everyday that the defending Super Bowl champs Seattle Seahawks visit your school – including Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin – but that’s what happened Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Cascade... [Read more]

Julian Chivington named new  White Center Storefront Deputy

Julian Chivington named new White Center Storefront Deputy

Deputy Julian Chivington has been selected as the new storefront deputy for the White Center community. Chivington has been with the King County Sheriff’s Office since 2008, and his most recent assignment... [Read more]