Tagged with 'Politics'

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]

King County Executive Dow Constantine to speak at Chamber luncheon Tuesday

King County Executive Dow Constantine to speak at Chamber luncheon Tuesday

King County Executive Dow Constantine is scheduled to speak at the White Center Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Noon at the chamber “cabin” at Steve Cox Memorial Park. This... [Read more]

King County Certifies Nov. 6 Election; Burien’s Annexation Officially Rejected

King County Certifies Nov. 6 Election; Burien’s Annexation Officially Rejected

King County Elections certified the final results of the Nov. 6, 2012 general election Tuesday (Nov. 27). One interesting anecdote is that there was a +129.5% increase in voter turnout for the 2012 Area... [Read more]

King County Exec. Dow Constantine Releases Statement on Annexation Defeat

King County Exec. Dow Constantine Releases Statement on Annexation Defeat

King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement Thursday (Nov. 8) regarding the defeat of proposed annexations in North Highline/White Center and West Hill: “We acknowledge... [Read more]

ELECTION: White Center Annexation On Way to Being Soundly Defeated

ELECTION: White Center Annexation On Way to Being Soundly Defeated

UPDATE: It looks like Burien’s proposed annexation of White Center will be soundly defeated, as the second round of results released by King County Elections on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 7) show... [Read more]

EARLY RESULTS: Burien’s Annexation of White Center Losing by Wide Margin

EARLY RESULTS: Burien’s Annexation of White Center Losing by Wide Margin

The first round of results for Tuesday’s General Election (Nov. 6), have been released, and the early tally shows that Burien’s proposed annexation of North Highline/White Center is losing... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘What are the New Taxes and Fees and Rates’ for Annexation?

LETTER: ‘What are the New Taxes and Fees and Rates’ for Annexation?

To the Editor: What new taxes, franchise fees and user fees will Area Y/ White Center residents, residential property owners and business owners have to pay to be part of Burien? What are the new taxes... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘As Responsible White Center Business Owners, We Support Annexation’

LETTER: ‘As Responsible White Center Business Owners, We Support Annexation’

As responsible White Center business owners, we support annexation to Burien. Burien does not have a problem with vandalism, open alcohol, drug dealing, or prostitution in its commercial district, and... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Appears to be a PAC’

LETTER: ‘North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Appears to be a PAC’

Letter to the Editor: The North Highline Unicorporated Council Appears to be Political Action Group(s) that hides under a non profit status… So who really is the NHUAC? Are they the informational community... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien is Becoming Less Connected to Its Citizens Each Year’

LETTER: ‘Burien is Becoming Less Connected to Its Citizens Each Year’

Dear Editor: As a business and property owner in the White Center area for over 20 years, I exercised my legal right to send a letter to voters in unincorporated White Center, warning them about $16,000... [Read more]

REPORT: Pro Annexation Signs Being Posted in Illegal Spots in North Highline

REPORT: Pro Annexation Signs Being Posted in Illegal Spots in North Highline

Barbara Dobkin is reporting that “many of the Pro Annexation signs that were posted on wire stands throughout North Highline have gone missing. Now signs are showing up with industrial staples attached... [Read more]