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Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Photo courtesy King County. King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (June 4) announced that the newly constructed South Park Bridge will open June 30. The previous drawbridge, built in 1931,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

A bond to fund construction of four schools and make critical improvements districtwide was proposed to the Highline Public Schools Board at its May 28 meeting; the board will vote on June 4 whether to... [Read more]

Five retail pot sale potential candidates are in White Center

Five retail pot sale potential candidates are in White Center

by Jack Mayne The recent Washington State Liquor Control Board lottery for licenses to run one of the 11 marijuana retail stores allotted to unincorporated area in King County produced 44 candidates and... [Read more]

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council holding forum Thursday

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council holding forum Thursday

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will be holding a Community Forum this Thursday, April 3, focusing on “building equity and opportunity.” The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the North... [Read more]

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

by Jack Mayne O’Reilly Auto Parts – which runs four auto parts stores in South King County – is being investigated by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office to determine if the company... [Read more]

County awards grants to unincorporated areas, including White Center

County awards grants to unincorporated areas, including White Center

$63,000 in King County grants will support a broad range of enhancements and communities from river clean-ups to neighborhood celebrations – including an annual Cambodian community festival in White... [Read more]

Concerned about SW Roxbury Street? SDOT wants to hear your thoughts

Concerned about SW Roxbury Street? SDOT wants to hear your thoughts

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is launching a collaborative process to review roadway conditions along SW Roxbury Street in the White Center area. “As safety is our number one priority,... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is this Saturday, March 1

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is this Saturday, March 1

REMINDER: The White Center Community Summit will be held this Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Mt. View Elementary School, with “White Center: Past, Present and Future” as the... [Read more]

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

For the first time ever, a King County Executive delivered the annual ‘State of the County’ address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, at White Center Heights Elementary... [Read more]

Dow Constantine to deliver ‘State of the County’ from White Center Feb. 10

Dow Constantine to deliver ‘State of the County’ from White Center Feb. 10

For the first time ever, a King County Executive will deliver the annual State of the County Address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, White Center on Monday, Feb. 10. At... [Read more]

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

The non-profit Evergreen Pool, which serves the greater Highline area and that had been threatened with closure (read our previous coverage here), will remain open thanks to a combination of community... [Read more]