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Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, longtime and beloved upholsterer at White Center Glass and Upholstery, passed away Oct. 29. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran... [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]

Aliens, Vulcans, humans come together for 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival

Aliens, Vulcans, humans come together for 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival

From our sister site The B-Town (Burien) Blog: Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The Burien community decked out in aluminum helmets and Men in Black suits for the third annual Burien UFO Festival on... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]

Second Annual ‘Pie Joust’ will Splat into Burien Town Square Park Aug. 18

Second Annual ‘Pie Joust’ will Splat into Burien Town Square Park Aug. 18

The second-annual ‘Pie Joust‘ will splat its way into Burien Town Square Park starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, causing lots of laughs and helping raise money for various local charities. This... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: The Manscaper

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: The Manscaper

by Dave Markwell While standing a little closer to the mirror than I am generally comfortable with this morning, I noticed a couple of stray eyebrow hairs sticking straight out like cockroach antennae.... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Number 522

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Number 522

by Dave Markwell Apparently, I am now number 522. For some unknown reason my stock took a nosedive today. I was up to 37, but not any more. My seven year old daughter informed me of this. Using some complicated... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Ceiling Fans

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Ceiling Fans

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Today we’re premiering a regular column we feature on our sister site The Waterland Blog. “Feel Good Friday” is written by Des Moines resident Dave Markwell:] by... [Read more]