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Impassioned Crowd Packs White Center School for Lively Annexation Debate

Impassioned Crowd Packs White Center School for Lively Annexation Debate

by Jack Mayne with photos by Michael Brunk It depends on which side you listen to whether Burien will go broke annexing North Highline’s Area Y or whether staying unincorporated will mean that Seattle... [Read more]

AUDIO: Here’s the Raw, Unedited Audio from Tuesday Night’s Annexation Forum

AUDIO: Here’s the Raw, Unedited Audio from Tuesday Night’s Annexation Forum

We’ll be doing a full recap story on our lively Annexation Forum held Tuesday night (Oct. 2) at White Center Heights Elementary, featuring what we believe to be the first, and perhaps only, pro/con... [Read more]

NHUAC Holding Forum on Burien Annexation Thursday Night

NHUAC Holding Forum on Burien Annexation Thursday Night

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will be holding a forum on Burien’s proposed Annexation on Thursday, Oct. 4 starting at 7 p.m. at the North Highline Fire Station (1243 112th Street... [Read more]

REMINDER: Our Forum on White Center’s Annexation is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Our Forum on White Center’s Annexation is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: South King Media’s Town Hall Forum on the proposed annexation of North Highline will be held Tuesday night, Oct. 2, starting at 7 p.m. We’re putting this on with our sister site... [Read more]

REMINDER: Our Annexation Forum is Just One Week Away from Tonight!

REMINDER: Our Annexation Forum is Just One Week Away from Tonight!

REMINDER: South King Media’s Town Hall Forum on the proposed annexation of North Highline will be held one week from tonight – Tuesday night, Oct. 2, starting at 7 p.m. We’re putting this... [Read more]

We’re Taking Questions NOW for our Oct. 2 Town Hall Forum on Annexation

We’re Taking Questions NOW for our Oct. 2 Town Hall Forum on Annexation

Be sure and mark your calendar for Tuesday night, Oct. 2! That’s when The White Center Blog, in association with sister site The B-Town Blog, will be hosting a Town Hall Forum on the city of Burien’s... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Our Forum on Annexation will be Tuesday, Oct. 2

SAVE THE DATE: Our Forum on Annexation will be Tuesday, Oct. 2

SAVE THE DATE: The White Center Blog, in association with its sister site The B-Town Blog, will be holding a forum on the city of Burien’s proposed annexation of White Center on Tuesday night, Oct.... [Read more]

Burien’s Next Annexation Info Session is Sept. 13 at Beverly Park Elementary

Burien’s Next Annexation Info Session is Sept. 13 at Beverly Park Elementary

The City of Burien’s next Annexation Information Session will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.13 at the Beverly Park Elementary cafeteria (1201 S. 104th Street) in White Center. This is the city’s... [Read more]

Taxes, Police Services Will Both Increase with N. Highline Annexation by Burien

Taxes, Police Services Will Both Increase with N. Highline Annexation by Burien

by Ralph Nichols Taxes in North Highline will increase about $140 a year if voters there approve annexation by Burien in the November election – and residents of the now-unincorporated area will see... [Read more]

REMINDER: City of Burien’s Annexation Meeting is TONIGHT at Food Bank

REMINDER: City of Burien’s Annexation Meeting is TONIGHT at Food Bank

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be holding its next Annexation Informational Session TONIGHT – Thursday, Aug. 23 – at the White Center Food Bank (10829 8th Ave SW), starting at 6 p.m. This is a free... [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]

Burien’s Next Annexation Informational Session will be Thursday, Aug. 23

Burien’s Next Annexation Informational Session will be Thursday, Aug. 23

The City of Burien will be holding its next Annexation Informational Session on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the White Center Food Bank (10829 8th Ave SW), starting at 6 p.m. “The City is conducting a series... [Read more]

BREAKING: 11th-Hour Challenge to Remove Annexation from Ballot Fails

BREAKING: 11th-Hour Challenge to Remove Annexation from Ballot Fails

An eleventh-hour challenge to remove annexation of unincorporated North Highline from the November ballot was defeated Monday night (Aug. 6) by the Burien City Council. Council members voted 3-3 on a motion by Councilman Jack Block Jr. to withdraw annexation…

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]

REMINDER: Burien’s Next Annexation Session is Thursday Night at DubSea

REMINDER: Burien’s Next Annexation Session is Thursday Night at DubSea

REMINDER: The City of Burien’s next public Informational Session on the proposed Annexation of the rest of North Highline/White Center will be at 6 p.m. this Thursday night, July 12, at DubSea Coffee... [Read more]

Burien Will Be Promoting Annexation at White Center Jubilee Days July 21

Burien Will Be Promoting Annexation at White Center Jubilee Days July 21

In addition to holding its next annexation forum on July 12 (6 p.m.) at DubSea Coffee, the City of Burien will also have a booth on July 21 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.) at the Jubilee Days Street Fair in the White... [Read more]

City of Burien Discusses Annexation at its First Public Meeting Thursday Night

City of Burien Discusses Annexation at its First Public Meeting Thursday Night

About 30 residents of unincorporated North Highline were in attendance at the start of the first in a series of informational open houses June 21 on the proposed annexation of this area by Burien. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: City of Burien Annexation Informational Meeting is TONIGHT

REMINDER: City of Burien Annexation Informational Meeting is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be holding an Informational Session on its proposed Annexation of North Highline/White Center TONIGHT at 6 p.m. at 3.14 Bakery, located at 9602 16th Ave SW. This meeting... [Read more]

City of Burien Seeking Volunteers to Prepare Pro & Con Annexation Statements

City of Burien Seeking Volunteers to Prepare Pro & Con Annexation Statements

The City of Burien announced Thursday (June 14) that it’s seeking Volunteers to draft Pro and Con statements on its proposed annexation of North Highline that will be included in the King County... [Read more]

City of Burien Announces First Two Public Annexation Informational Sessions

City of Burien Announces First Two Public Annexation Informational Sessions

The City of Burien announced on its website the first two public Informational Sessions in White Center on the proposed Annexation of the rest of North Highline/White Center: June 21, 6 p.m.: 3:14 Bakery,... [Read more]