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‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center in 2017 on Saturday, July 29 at Steve Cox Memorial Park with a piano decorated by Eric Kolbe and another great lineup of yoga, performances, free... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears go to B.C. for tournament + female Ump

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears go to B.C. for tournament + female Ump

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

What will your memories of Summer 2017 be? Most people form specific memories that stand out in Technicolor vividness because of their significance or intensity. Every year, the PowellsWood Garden Storytelling... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As I sit on the bus, riding my way through White Center, it’s slowly become easier and easier to see changes happening around me. New buildings, new restaurants... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

Evergreen High student finally gets his diploma – more than 50 years later

Evergreen High student finally gets his diploma – more than 50 years later

Photos courtesy Highline Public Schools Ron Slater, a former Evergreen High School student, finally received his high school diploma this week – more than 50 years after dropping out of high school... [Read more]

Highline Bears earn their first league win in White Center Saturday night

Highline Bears earn their first league win in White Center Saturday night

By TJ Mathewson Despite a ninth inning rally attempt by the Kitsap Bluejackets, the Highline Bears managed to hold on for the 3-1 win, improving their record to 2-3 on the season Bears came into Saturday... [Read more]

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center early Tuesday morning

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center early Tuesday morning

A 28-year old woman was shot at killed in the parking lot of the Avenues Apartments in the 10700 block of 14th Ave SW in White Center early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Police... [Read more]

Despite dropping two games, Highline Bears opening weekend a big hit

Despite dropping two games, Highline Bears opening weekend a big hit

By Lyle Golstein Highline Bears Broadcast Intern The Highline Bears entered Sunday evening looking to come away from the first weekend of the summer with a winning record, but it just wasn’t to be. They... [Read more]

Juvenile pulls gun on guard after stealing from Super Saver Foods Tues. night

Juvenile pulls gun on guard after stealing from Super Saver Foods Tues. night

Just before midnight on Tuesday night (May 30), police received a call of a robbery that occurred in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW (map below) Police say that three juvenile males went into the Super... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect who shot and killed a Seattle man outside of a bar in White Center earlier this month. A Murder 1 warrant has... [Read more]

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer

The local semi-professional Highline Bears baseball team announced their latest goal of attracting 10,000 fans through their gates this summer, at Mel Olson Stadium inside Steve Cox Memorial Park in... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On Saturday night (April 1), the race for Mayor of White Center finally came to an end. In an increasingly fast-paced race, the 5 nominees (previously 6,... [Read more]

White Center students get free trip to Pacific Science Center thanks to Google

White Center students get free trip to Pacific Science Center thanks to Google

The students participated in an Electron Demo using a Van der Graaf to demonstrate that electrons repel each other. When the Van der Graaf gets charged using static electricity, visitors can touch it... [Read more]

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts recently collected over 460 pounds of food for the White Center Food Bank as part of the Scouting for Food service project.  This food will assist struggling families and individuals in the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

Teachers and Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School – located at 11249 14th Ave S. in White Center – greeted students Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, with a “strong message” welcoming... [Read more]

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]