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First pitch for Highline Bears 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center

First pitch for Highline Bears 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center

The local semi-pro Highline Bears baseball team announced that their opening game for the 2017 season will be Friday, June 2 in White Center, with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. The Bears – who were... [Read more]

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On Saturday night (April 1), the race for Mayor of White Center finally came to an end. In an increasingly fast-paced race, the 5 nominees (previously 6,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in Des Moines & Shorewood View Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in Des Moines & Shorewood View Home

WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first is this 3-bedroom Des Moines home priced at $290,000 on Saturday: Just... [Read more]

Highline Bears hire Josh Evans as their 2017 Manager; opening day will be June 2

Highline Bears hire Josh Evans as their 2017 Manager; opening day will be June 2

The Highline Bears recently announced the hiring of Josh Evans as their 2017 Manager. Evans worked as a special assistant last year filling in the last three weeks of the season. “Josh had great chemistry... [Read more]

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Please welcome our newest Intern from Burien’s Big Picture High School – Devin Otto: My name is Devin Otto, and I’m a Junior over at Big Picture High School. I’ve been working in the journalism... [Read more]

Help clean up White Center – Volunteers needed for annual Spring Clean May 27

Help clean up White Center – Volunteers needed for annual Spring Clean May 27

COME JOIN US! This year’s White Center Spring Clean will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and Volunteers are needed! NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL GET A FREE “I <3 White Center” T-SHIRT! (FIRST COME,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Dick Thurnau Memorial Park Sat., April 1

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Dick Thurnau Memorial Park Sat., April 1

Volunteers are needed to join King County Parks staff and fellow community members to help make Dick Thurnau Memorial Park a healthier forest this Saturday, April 1. The event begins at 9 a.m., with goals... [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]

Volunteers needed to help White Center 5k Walk & Run on Saturday, March 25

Volunteers needed to help White Center 5k Walk & Run on Saturday, March 25

Volunteers are needed to help the White Center 5k Walk & Run on March 25: “We need passionate people who can show up early at the White Center Food Bank on 3/25 to be part of the ‘hype... [Read more]

King Conservation District holding streamside property workshop March 25

King Conservation District holding streamside property workshop March 25

The King Conservation District wants to assist homeowners with protecting their property by removing invasive weeds, planting native plants, building wildlife habitat and protecting water quality on their... [Read more]

Woman found badly beaten in White Center early Thursday morning

Woman found badly beaten in White Center early Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman was found badly beaten near the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) building in the 9600 block of 15th Ave SW (map below) in... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, March 5 – is a 3-bedroom Des Moines Charmer tucked away on an oversized lot (nearly... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: A FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Wednesday, March 1, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Bring your small household items including clothing... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for work party at North Shorewood Park on Saturday, March 4

Volunteers needed for work party at North Shorewood Park on Saturday, March 4

Volunteers are needed for a work party at North Shorewood Park on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Please contact Lina Rose, [email protected] or 206.491.5014 to RSVP prior to the event. King... [Read more]

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts recently collected over 460 pounds of food for the White Center Food Bank as part of the Scouting for Food service project.  This food will assist struggling families and individuals in the... [Read more]

White Center Small Business Resource meeting will be Monday, March 6

White Center Small Business Resource meeting will be Monday, March 6

Seven different not-for-profit organizations specializing in small business advising and lending are coming together for a community meet & greet open to all on Monday, March 6. Starting or growing... [Read more]

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

Teachers and Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School – located at 11249 14th Ave S. in White Center – greeted students Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, with a “strong message” welcoming... [Read more]

Local personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

Local personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

From Advertiser W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Crosswalks and intersections can be dangerous places for both drivers and pedestrians. Both drivers and pedestrians can engage in behaviors that cause... [Read more]

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate has provided a video update on recent real estate market activity in our area. In less than a minute, you’ll get a clear... [Read more]

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]