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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]

John Urquhart Says Current Appointed Sheriff ‘Not Working Out’

John Urquhart Says Current Appointed Sheriff ‘Not Working Out’

by Jack Mayne John Urquhart, 64, wants to trade in his sergeant’s stripes for the four stars of the elected sheriff of King County and to command the 1,000 people, including 600 sworn officers, of what... [Read more]

POLL: How Will YOU Vote On Burien’s Proposed Annexation of White Center?

POLL: How Will YOU Vote On Burien’s Proposed Annexation of White Center?

You’ve been to the forums, you’ve heard both sides of the issue…and now, we’d like to see how YOU are planning on voting on Burien’s proposed annexation of the rest of White... [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…

Deadline to Register to Vote in Aug. 7 Election is Monday, July 9

Deadline to Register to Vote in Aug. 7 Election is Monday, July 9

Monday, July 9 is the deadline to register to vote or update registration information in time to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election, according to King County Elections. Voters can check to make sure their... [Read more]

Burien City Council Decides to Move Annexation Vote to November

Burien City Council Decides to Move Annexation Vote to November

BREAKING: At Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting (April 2), lawmakers voted to move the election for North Highline residents to vote on being annexed by Burien to Nov. 6. The final tally... [Read more]

Burien Council Set to Vote on August Annexation Election at April 2 Meeting

Burien Council Set to Vote on August Annexation Election at April 2 Meeting

Burien City Council members agreed at Monday night’s meeting (March 19) to vote at their April 2 meeting whether to schedule an election on the annexation of North Highline for August 7, which is... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

10 Reasons Why The Annexation of Area Y/White Center Should Not Be Put On The Ballot 1. The Sales Tax Credits from the state have not come through to support the annexation of this area. There is no money.... [Read more]

ELECTION: Liz Giba Leading Mark Ufkes By Nearly 5%; Plus Other Early Results

ELECTION: Liz Giba Leading Mark Ufkes By Nearly 5%; Plus Other Early Results

The early returns of Tuesday’s General Election results are in, with longtime White Center community activist Liz Giba leading Chamber of Commerce President Mark Ufkes for North Highline Fire District... [Read more]

Is Burien Trying To ‘Fast-Track’ The Annexation Of North Highline?

Is Burien Trying To ‘Fast-Track’ The Annexation Of North Highline?

by Scott Schaefer A reliable, well-placed source tipped us off Friday morning (June 3rd), to speculation that the City of Burien may be trying to ‘fast-track’ the annexation of the remaining... [Read more]

ELECTION UPDATE: Looks Like Highline School District Levy Will Pass

ELECTION UPDATE: Looks Like Highline School District Levy Will Pass

UPDATE WED. 2/9/11 5pm: King County Elections released the second round of results on Tuesday’s election, and the Highline School District Levy is looking like it will definitely pass with 59.86%... [Read more]