History Section

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]

Free concert, film about native son Richard Hugo will be at Fieldhouse Oct. 11

Free concert, film about native son Richard Hugo will be at Fieldhouse Oct. 11

The famed native-son poet Richard Hugo will be given a jazzy tribute on Sunday evening, Oct. 11, at the White Center Fieldhouse (1321 SW 102nd Street), sponsored by the Southwest Seattle Historical... [Read more]

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in California on Monday, Aug. 17. Irish was well-known to the White Center/Burien-area as both an avid Harley rider... [Read more]