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WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ issued for this week, starting Tuesday

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Warning’ issued for this week, starting Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued an ‘Excessive Heat Warning,’ starting Tuesday, Aug. 1, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 4. Expect temps to hit the high 90s, with Thursday most... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Bears final home game starts at 7:05pm TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Highline Bears final home game starts at 7:05pm TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The first pitch for the final 2017 home game for the Highline Bears will be TONIGHT – Friday, July 28, at 7:05 p.m. at Steve Cox Memorial Stadium in White Center! The Bears will take on the... [Read more]

‘Friends of Evergreen High School’ launches fundraiser for Students & Staff

‘Friends of Evergreen High School’ launches fundraiser for Students & Staff

This year, the small high schools on the Evergreen Campus are re-unifying and re-opening as a single school: Evergreen High School. To support this transition, a group of families, alumni, and community... [Read more]

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center in 2017 on Saturday, July 29 at Steve Cox Memorial Park with a piano decorated by Eric Kolbe and another great lineup of yoga, performances, free... [Read more]

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell holds Town Hall in White Center Saturday

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell holds Town Hall in White Center Saturday

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell made a visit to TEC at the Evergreen High campus in White Center on Saturday morning (July 8). Sen. Cantwell met with members of... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears go to B.C. for tournament + female Ump

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears go to B.C. for tournament + female Ump

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

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]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center receives grant for homeless shower facilities

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center receives grant for homeless shower facilities

The Evergreen Community Aquatic Center recently received a $5,000 grant to help fund shower facilities for homeless residents: With the growing numbers of families facing homelessness, local organizations... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [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]

‘Peace N’the Hood’ Job Fair will be Wednesday, Jun 28 in White Center

‘Peace N’the Hood’ Job Fair will be Wednesday, Jun 28 in White Center

A Job Fair for ages 16-24 will be held on Wednesday, June 28, from 2-4 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd Street in White Center): NEED A JOB? 30+ Employers with jobs will... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

Evergreen High student finally gets his diploma – more than 50 years later

Evergreen High student finally gets his diploma – more than 50 years later

Photos courtesy Highline Public Schools Ron Slater, a former Evergreen High School student, finally received his high school diploma this week – more than 50 years after dropping out of high school... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank names Dr. Angela Beard as new Executive Director

White Center Food Bank names Dr. Angela Beard as new Executive Director

The White Center Food Bank named Dr. Angela Beard as its new Executive Director on Friday, replacing longtime leader Rick Jump, who retired in January. Beard will start her new gig in July. Before joining... [Read more]

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center

A 28-year old woman was shot at killed in the parking lot of the Avenues Apartments in the 10700 block of 14th Ave SW in White Center early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Police... [Read more]

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 will begin Sunday, June 4

The pavement on northbound SR 509 in Burien is cracked and in need of repair. Contractor crews will grind the top layer and repave the road with asphalt. Construction season is in full swing – including... [Read more]

Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new, tougher statewide distracted driving law. The law was supposed to go into effect in 2019, but Governor... [Read more]

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer

The local semi-professional Highline Bears baseball team announced their latest goal of attracting 10,000 fans through their gates this summer, at Mel Olson Stadium inside Steve Cox Memorial Park in... [Read more]

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

A ‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for the production and programming expenses for the White Center Jubilee Days Main Stage will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at Roxbury Lanes & Casino. ‘Bowling... [Read more]

Victim of fatal shooting in White Center identified by Medical Examiner’s Office

Victim of fatal shooting in White Center identified by Medical Examiner’s Office

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of Sunday’s fatal White Center shooting as James C. Little Jr., 30. Little was shot in the head – by a suspect still at large –... [Read more]