Tagged with 'closure'

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound I-5 will be closed all this coming weekend

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound I-5 will be closed all this coming weekend

The second of two full weekend closures of northbound I-5 at the West Seattle Bridge will be this coming weekend, July 14-15. Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews will begin... [Read more]

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Drivers and transit users, pay heed: there are just a few days to get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle, as it is set to close this Friday, April 29. Starting... [Read more]

‘Angry’ Burien Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

‘Angry’ Burien Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

by Ralph Nichols A “very angry” Burien City Council insisted in a letter Tuesday (Nov. 29) that King County Library System trustees back away from yet another attempt to close and consolidate North... [Read more]

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

King County Library System Director Bill Ptacek wants to close both the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries and build a new one. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are expected to ask King... [Read more]

BREAKING: White Center Libraries To Be Targeted Again By KCLS Board Nov. 29

BREAKING: White Center Libraries To Be Targeted Again By KCLS Board Nov. 29

by Ralph Nichols In late June, the King County Library System Board of Trustees deferred a proposal to consolidate the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries into a new facility (read our previous coverage... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: More Details From Tuesday’s KCLS Board Meeting On Libraries

FOLLOWUP: More Details From Tuesday’s KCLS Board Meeting On Libraries

by Ralph Nichols Proposed consolidation of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries was deferred Tuesday (June 28) pending more information about a possible annexation by Burien of the North Highline... [Read more]

Want To Save White Center’s Libraries? Next KCLS Board Meeting Is June 28th

Want To Save White Center’s Libraries? Next KCLS Board Meeting Is June 28th

As we’ve previously reported, the King County Library System is seriously considering closing both the White Center and Boulevard Park library branches and consolidating them into one new branch. This... [Read more]

Future Of Area Libraries Could Be Decided In North Bend Today

Future Of Area Libraries Could Be Decided In North Bend Today

by Ralph Nichols This afternoon (May 24) at 5 p.m. in North Bend – about as far away from Burien as possible in King County – the fate of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries may be decided. The... [Read more]

White Center’s Asian Bubble Tea Closed By King County Health Wednesday

White Center’s Asian Bubble Tea Closed By King County Health Wednesday

King County Public Health announced Wednesday (May 11) on its website that it had closed Asian Bubble Tea, located at 9835 16th Ave SW for “operating without a valid permit.” This is the second... [Read more]