Tagged with 'Politics'

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

Highline Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee prioritizes solutions

Highline Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee prioritizes solutions

The Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is narrowing down a list of solutions for facility concerns facing Highline Public Schools, and on Tuesday (May 31) released their priorities. Initial... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Dr. Arun Jhaveri, Burien’s first mayor, is running for the 7th Congressional District seat. “I feel inspired to lead, using my scientific knowledge for the good of our global community,” says Dr.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Huge drug bust, local weather forecast, Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Huge drug bust, local weather forecast, Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #49 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is Thursday night, April 7

Next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is Thursday night, April 7

The next North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting will be this Thursday night, April 7, starting at 7 p.m.: Plan on joining us for this important and informative community meeting when we will... [Read more]

EDITORIAL: Some vocal residents not happy at idea of Seattle annexation

EDITORIAL: Some vocal residents not happy at idea of Seattle annexation

[CLICK THE ‘PLAY’ BUTTON TO LISTEN:] http://whitecenterblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/TheMayneProblem-WCAnnexation.mp3 by Jack Mayne The northern half of the North Highline Unincorporated... [Read more]

AUDIO/VIDEO: Raw audio/video from Seattle’s annexation public meeting

AUDIO/VIDEO: Raw audio/video from Seattle’s annexation public meeting

Kenny Pittman (pictured above) conducted a public meeting on the City of Seattle’s proposed annexation of White Center at Dubsea Coffee Thursday (March 17), and we’ve got the full, raw audio. It... [Read more]

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? Informational talk will be Mar. 17

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? Informational talk will be Mar. 17

Should White Center be annexed by Seattle? An informational talk dedicated to the topic of potential annexation of White Center by the City of Seattle will be held at Dubsea Coffee on Thursday, March... [Read more]