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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]

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

Here’s episode #12 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]

‘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]

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center identified

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center identified

Edward “Eddie” E. Grant, 51. Photo from his Facebook page. The good samaritan who was tragically shot and killed in White Center Tuesday morning (July 14) has been identified by the King County... [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]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [Read more]

Police search for suspect in stolen car case near White Center

Police search for suspect in stolen car case near White Center

If you saw major police activity around S. 100th and 2nd Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/Top Hat area Thursday afternoon (June 11), the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that they were searching... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $94,000 to 2015 Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards $94,000 to 2015 Scholarship Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation 2015 Scholarship recipients with proud family members and HSF Trustees. Click image to see larger version. Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The Highline Schools Foundation... [Read more]

Local Teacher Jamie Ewing named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

Local Teacher Jamie Ewing named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

Jamie Ewing, a teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, earned first place in The Henry Ford’s Innovative Nation Teacher Awards. Ewing is one of ten first place winners in the country. The... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

If you’ve passed by the old McMurphy’s Pub near where the south edge of White Center meets north Burien (11069 16th Ave SW), you may have noticed some unusual painting going on the south side of... [Read more]