History Section

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]

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]

Evergreen High School’s Class of 1967 holding 50th Reunion on Sat., Sept. 9

Evergreen High School’s Class of 1967 holding 50th Reunion on Sat., Sept. 9

Evergreen High School’s Class of 1967 will be holding its 50th Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 9: Finger food, cake, coffee and water will be provided. BYOB! Guest and members of other EHS classes are welcome! Bring... [Read more]

Who will be the ‘Unofficial Mayor’ of White Center? Meet the candidates

Who will be the ‘Unofficial Mayor’ of White Center? Meet the candidates

By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On April 1, an exciting political race taking place within our small neighborhood will finally reach its conclusion. Since as early as Feb. 18, candidates... [Read more]

Big Al Brewing announces that it will be closing its entire operation

Big Al Brewing announces that it will be closing its entire operation

Big Al Brewing – located in White Center for the last eight years – announced on Thursday, Jan. 12 that it will be closing its entire operation. The company both brewed excellent microbeers and operated... [Read more]

King County Parks commemorates 25 years of serving White Center youth

King County Parks commemorates 25 years of serving White Center youth

Since its start in 1991, King County Parks’ White Center Teen Program (WCTP) has given White Center youth a safe, positive place to get involved in year-round recreation and educational programs and... [Read more]

King County Council will honor teenage boxers from White Center on Dec. 12

King County Council will honor teenage boxers from White Center on Dec. 12

On Monday, Dec. 12, the King County Council will recognize and honor the White Center PAL Boxing Club for its 2nd place performance at the National Jr. Golden Gloves Tournament in Nevada this summer.  The... [Read more]

Memorial unveiled for fallen King County Sheriff Deputies

Memorial unveiled for fallen King County Sheriff Deputies

County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn (center) is joined by King County Sheriff John Urquhart (right) and King County Sheriff’s Captain Greg Thomas (left) after the unveiling of the memorial for Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Charming, historic 3-BD Burien home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Charming, historic 3-BD Burien home

WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY & SUNDAY – is a charming, historical home in Burien. This amazing home with 2... [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]

Riverton ‘Dollhouse’ is Berkshire Hathaway’s featured home for this week

Riverton ‘Dollhouse’ is Berkshire Hathaway’s featured home for this week

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Like many small towns in Western Washington, Riverton came into itself in 1903 when the Riverton Draw Bridge was built over the Duwamish... [Read more]

New White Center Library’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, May 21

New White Center Library’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, May 21

The new White Center Library will be celebrating its Grand Opening on Saturday, May 21, starting at 9:30 a.m. King County Library’s shiniest newest branch is located at 1409 SW 107th Street in White... [Read more]

Rich Lindros will Manage the Highline Bears this year; opening game is May 28!

Rich Lindros will Manage the Highline Bears this year; opening game is May 28!

The Highline Bears announced that they have hired Rich Lindros as their 2016 Manager. Lindros will be taking over the duties from Todd Coughlin, who had signed on for one year as the Bears inaugural... [Read more]

Former Evergreen & NFL QB Jack Thompson is an April #HighlineAlum

Former Evergreen & NFL QB Jack Thompson is an April #HighlineAlum

Evergreen High alum Jack Thompson – aka the ‘Throwin’ Samoan’ – credits positive influence from teachers and coaches for his success. Thompson, who graduated in 1974, is featured... [Read more]

‘Throwin’ Samoan’ returns to Evergreen campus to honor his alma mater

‘Throwin’ Samoan’ returns to Evergreen campus to honor his alma mater

Photos courtesy Highline Public Schools Former Evergreen High, Washington State and NFL quarterback Jack Thompson returned to his alma mater on Friday, March 25, to present a commemorative NFL... [Read more]

Former Evergreen star Jack Thompson to bring Golden Football to campus Friday

Former Evergreen star Jack Thompson to bring Golden Football to campus Friday

Photo courtesy Pat Thompson Former Evergreen High and NFL Quarterback Jack Thompson will return to White Center this Friday, March 25, to present a commemorative NFL ‘Golden Football’ to honor... [Read more]

Rendering of new Highline Heritage Museum released

Rendering of new Highline Heritage Museum released

A rendering by Architect David Clark of the new Highline Heritage Museum was released this week. The museum will be located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 152nd Street in Burien, and will serve... [Read more]

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? Informational talk will be Mar. 17

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? Informational talk will be Mar. 17

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? An informational talk dedicated to the topic of potential annexation of White Center by the City of Seattle will be held at Dubsea Coffee on Thursday, March... [Read more]

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site

The Southwest corner of Ambaum and SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien was all abuzz on Wednesday (Feb. 17), as Marine Container Solutions delivered two 20-foot containers to the new site of the Highline... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront at 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront at 3 Tree Point!

WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Sept. 27 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip of Three Tree Point! This... [Read more]