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Checks presented to White Center & Highline Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Checks presented to White Center & Highline Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12) two checks – for $8,160 each – were presented to both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks from Organizers from the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser, held... [Read more]

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

For the first time ever, a King County Executive delivered the annual ‘State of the County’ address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, at White Center Heights Elementary... [Read more]

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Sunday morning (Jan. 26) around 7:15 a.m., Eileen Riddle was awakened by some loud popping noises in her home near White Center. As she left her bedroom to investigate, she found her garage engulfed in... [Read more]

Second Annual White Center 5K: Superhero Run will be Saturday, Mar. 22

Second Annual White Center 5K: Superhero Run will be Saturday, Mar. 22

The White Center Community Development Association (CDA) is partnering with the YES Foundation of White Center and the White Center Food Bank to host the second annual White Center 5K Walk & Run on... [Read more]

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

The non-profit Evergreen Pool, which serves the greater Highline area and that had been threatened with closure (read our previous coverage here), will remain open thanks to a combination of community... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch police chase, stop car on SR-509 near White Center

VIDEO: Watch police chase, stop car on SR-509 near White Center

On Saturday night (Oct. 26), King County Sheriff’s deputies chased – and successfully stopped – a car on SR-509 after witnessing it traveling too slow and weaving across the roadway. “Believing... [Read more]

Health Sciences & Human Services High Student spends month in Guadeloupe

Health Sciences & Human Services High Student spends month in Guadeloupe

This last summer Jovany Del Toro, a student at White Center’s Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3), spent a month of his vacation in the Caribbean on the French-speaking island... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools announced this week that it is launching the school year with an ambitious plan to guide its schools – a plan that outlines “bold goals” for students from Kindergarten... [Read more]

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa has been appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the Highline Community College Board of Trustees. Savusa is currently the executive director of the White Center Community... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presents $12,250 in Scholarships

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presents $12,250 in Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presented scholarships totaling $12,250 to local high school seniors this month. Recipients attended a luncheon in their honor at a recent Rotary meeting. Many family... [Read more]