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PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #62 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

On Monday night (July 25) the King County Sheriff’s Office – along with other local police – had a major response at the Sunrise Terrace condominium complex located in the Glendale neighborhood... [Read more]

King County Council votes to expand access to retail pot, limit production

King County Council votes to expand access to retail pot, limit production

At Monday’s meeting (July 25), the King County Council voted to approve legislation refining existing land use regulations concerning the growth, processing, and retail sale of marijuana in unincorporated... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

FREE Movie at the Park/Cine en el Parque at Steve Cox Memorial Park Aug. 6

FREE Movie at the Park/Cine en el Parque at Steve Cox Memorial Park Aug. 6

Movie at the Park/Cine en el Parque returns to White Center with the box office hit ‘Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos’ on Saturday, Aug. 6. This FREE event will be held at State Cox Memorial Park,... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary awards $10,800 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary awards $10,800 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary President, Pam Romine (front left) and Scholarship Chair, Dave Hawthorne (right rear) congratulate all the exceptional students who received Scholarships and Service awards at... [Read more]

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police Officer shoots knife-wielding man in White Center

UPDATE: Police Officer shoots knife-wielding man in White Center

UPDATE: This post was updated on May 10 with new information from the King County Sheriff’s Office: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an officer-involved shooting took place... [Read more]

Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit & run accident in White Center

Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit & run accident in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 63-year old man who was confined to a wheelchair was killed after he was struck by a car while crossing the street in a lit, marked crosswalk... [Read more]

Beverly Park Elementary kicks off new soccer field thanks to donations

Beverly Park Elementary kicks off new soccer field thanks to donations

Beverly Park Elementary School – located at 1201 S. 104th Street – was the site recently of the kick-off of a brand new mini-pitch soccer field, thanks to donations. The Sounders FC joined Adidas,... [Read more]