Letters to the Editor Section

LETTER: Reader Has ‘Many Concerns’ About Annexation of White Center

LETTER: Reader Has ‘Many Concerns’ About Annexation of White Center

Hi B-Town Blog, There are many concerns I have about the upcoming possible annexation of White Center to Burien. I will focus on only 3 concerns: We are all going to have to pay more taxes for this annexation.... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Not Interested in Sharing Correct Information About Annexation

LETTER: Burien Not Interested in Sharing Correct Information About Annexation

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our sister site The B-Town Blog posted this Letter to the Editor, which we thought was relevant enough to re-post here: The Burien City Staff is not really interested in getting correct... [Read more]

LETTER: Anti-Annexation Protestor Removed from White Center Jubilee Days

LETTER: Anti-Annexation Protestor Removed from White Center Jubilee Days

To the Editor - Citizens in the White Center/Area Y annexation area were censored from hearing both sides of the annexation issue by the Committee Chairman of White Center Jubilee Days and the President... [Read more]

LETTER: Visitor to Burien CARES Animal Shelter was ‘Pretty Much Appalled’

LETTER: Visitor to Burien CARES Animal Shelter was ‘Pretty Much Appalled’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following Letter is taken from page 9 of this week's Burien City Council packet, which is part of the public record:] I recently visited with the Burien CARES Animal Shelter at 909... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien is Legally Not Supposed to be Out Promoting Annexation’

LETTER: ‘Burien is Legally Not Supposed to be Out Promoting Annexation’

Burien held its first Outreach Meeting on Annexation at Glen Acres on Monday, May 14, 2012. Strangely, it was not open to the public to attend. City Council members were encouraged not to attend this event... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG: If N. Highline Annexed, Burien Will Have to Provide Animal Control

B-TOWN BLOG: If N. Highline Annexed, Burien Will Have to Provide Animal Control

Our sister site The B-Town Blog published a Letter to the Editor Thursday night (May 3) from John Poitras that says: I attended the NHUAC meeting where King County Animal control did a presentation about... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns About Jerry Robison, Mike Martin and Area Y Annexation

LETTER: Concerns About Jerry Robison, Mike Martin and Area Y Annexation

At the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting (NHUAC) in White Center on April 5, 2012, regular agenda presenter Mike Martin, Burien City Manager, launched a public attack against some of the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG LETTER: At NHUAC, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement’

B-TOWN BLOG LETTER: At NHUAC, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement’

Our sister site The B-Town Blog has posted a Letter to the Editor from Reader John Poitras, stating that at the April 5 NHUAC Meeting, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement.’ Read the full letter... [Read more]

LETTER: Concern Over Severe Beating of White Center Alcoholic ‘Fast Freddy’

LETTER: Concern Over Severe Beating of White Center Alcoholic ‘Fast Freddy’

Someone needs to say something about Fred Webster and what happened to him recently in White Center. I found out Wednesday (April 4) that he was so severely beaten he is in ICU at Highline Hospital and... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘NHUAC Represents Views of Very Few People Who Live in Area Y’

LETTER: ‘NHUAC Represents Views of Very Few People Who Live in Area Y’

At the City Council meeting on March 19, 2012, there were citizen presentations questioning some city staff and city council members’ association with the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council (NHUAC). Who... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

10 Reasons Why The Annexation of Area Y/White Center Should Not Be Put On The Ballot 1. The Sales Tax Credits from the state have not come through to support the annexation of this area. There is no money.... [Read more]