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Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

White Center Deputy Dan Shaw honors career with final class act at retirement

White Center Deputy Dan Shaw honors career with final class act at retirement

Dan Shaw, who worked as a King County Sheriff’s deputy in White Center for the last 27 years, completed his final service to the community by feeding the homeless. The Sheriff’s Office hired... [Read more]

Holy Family Street Fair will be the weekend of Sept. 12 – 13

Holy Family Street Fair will be the weekend of Sept. 12 – 13

The 2015 Holy Family Street Fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13. Every year lots of people attend from the White Center, Burien and other adjacent areas and different cultures and... [Read more]

PODCAST: Community advocate killed; angry residents protest methadone clinic

PODCAST: Community advocate killed; angry residents protest methadone clinic

Here’s episode #16 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in California on Monday, Aug. 17. Irish was well-known to the White Center/Burien-area as both an avid Harley rider... [Read more]

Lakewood Park may be renamed after longtime advocate Dick Thurnau

Lakewood Park may be renamed after longtime advocate Dick Thurnau

Working with several community groups, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott is proposing an ordinance that would rename White Center’s Lakewood Park in honor of its longtime advocate, the late... [Read more]

Spanish ‘Movie Under the Stars’ will be Saturday, Aug. 22 at Steve Cox Park

Spanish ‘Movie Under the Stars’ will be Saturday, Aug. 22 at Steve Cox Park

Grab your blanket, low-backed chairs, and your friends and family and take in “Película Bajo las Estrellas” or “Movie Under the Stars,” at King County’s Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center... [Read more]

PODCAST: 11-year old steals car, gets chased & stopped by SeaTac Police…

PODCAST: 11-year old steals car, gets chased & stopped by SeaTac Police…

Here’s episode #15 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

This Certificate from the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth was given out to White Center businesses which did *not* sell tobacco to underage youths. ‘Reward and Reminder’ is a project undertaken... [Read more]

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

NOTE: This post was updated at 2:15 p.m. on July 9, 2015: From left, Sheriff John Urquhart, Dan Satterberg, and Russ Hauge of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, outside the KCSO Storefront... [Read more]