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Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [Read more]

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa has been appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the Highline Community College Board of Trustees. Savusa is currently the executive director of the White Center Community... [Read more]

Property Taxes funding Southwest Suburban Sewer District? Not true…

Property Taxes funding Southwest Suburban Sewer District? Not true…

Over the past couple of months, several Southwest Suburban Sewer District (SWSSD) customers have inquired about a statement they heard, or read about, from King County. During public community meetings... [Read more]

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County announced Tuesday (May 21) that it is moving forward with its plan for cleaning up Hicklin Lake in White Center by using vegetated ‘floating islands’ to improve water quality. Seattle-based... [Read more]

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

The Highline School District announced Tuesday (May 14) that “more extensive staff training and strong coordination with local law enforcement are the hallmarks of a proposal to improve safety and... [Read more]

Want to save the Storefront Deputy in White Center? Then sign this petition…

Want to save the Storefront Deputy in White Center? Then sign this petition…

An online petition has been created by the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council in hopes of convincing King County Executive Dow Constantine to keep the King County Sheriff’s Storefont Deputy... [Read more]

Southwest Suburban Sewer District holds successful Blood Drive

Southwest Suburban Sewer District holds successful Blood Drive

New Advertiser Southwest Suburban Sewer District wants our Readers to know that staff and commissioners recently partnered with the Puget Sound Blood Center for a successful local blood donation drive. Staff... [Read more]

McDermott, Enfield to Speak at Next White Center Chamber Luncheon Tuesday

McDermott, Enfield to Speak at Next White Center Chamber Luncheon Tuesday

The next White Center Chamber Luncheon is set for Tuesday, March 12 at Noon at the Triangle Pub, and on the docket are visits from King County Councilmember Joe McDermott and Highline Public Schools Superintendent... [Read more]

INTERVIEW: John Urquhart Vows that he’ll ‘Do the Right Thing as the Sheriff’

INTERVIEW: John Urquhart Vows that he’ll ‘Do the Right Thing as the Sheriff’

by Jack Mayne New King County Sheriff John Urquhart was elected last November by what he terms “a landslide” but he isn’t worried about facing voters all over again this November for a full four-year... [Read more]

Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

by Jack Mayne Seattle remains interested in annexing North Highline, but just not now. North Highline “Area Y” voters soundly rejected in November the proposal that the area join with Burien. Burien... [Read more]

U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan Gives Update on ‘Center of Attention’ Case

U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan Gives Update on ‘Center of Attention’ Case

On Friday (Jan. 18), U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan emailed out a letter to the White Center community, sharing updates on the multi-agency, federal and local law enforcement operation from 2011 called ‘Center... [Read more]