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North Highline Residents Hear Details About Proposed Burien Annexation

North Highline Residents Hear Details About Proposed Burien Annexation

An overflow audience crowded into the meeting room at the North Highline Fire Department headquarters station Thursday evening (Oct. 4) to hear details about the proposed unincorporated area annexation by Burien…

LETTER: Reader Has ‘Many Concerns’ About Annexation of White Center

LETTER: Reader Has ‘Many Concerns’ About Annexation of White Center

Hi B-Town Blog, There are many concerns I have about the upcoming possible annexation of White Center to Burien. I will focus on only 3 concerns: We are all going to have to pay more taxes for this annexation.... [Read more]

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]

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]

NHUAC Holding Public Safety Forum with Sheriff Candidates Thursday

NHUAC Holding Public Safety Forum with Sheriff Candidates Thursday

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council will be holding a Public Safety Forum featuring the two candidates for King County Sheriff, on Thursday, Sept. 13 starting at 7 p.m. It will be held at the... [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]

City of Burien Announces Dates of Last Three Annexaton Informational Sessions

City of Burien Announces Dates of Last Three Annexaton Informational Sessions

The City of Burien has announced the dates and locations of its last three Annexation Informational Sessions, where city officials explain and promote why they believe annexation of the remainder of White... [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]

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]