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ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

The first round of election results are in for the Feb. 13 Special Election, and it looks like the Highline School District’s Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operation Levy is... [Read more]

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

By Omie Drawhorn The New Start Community Garden serving Burien, is more than just a place to grow plants, fruits and vegetables. It provides a way for community members to connect with each other, said... [Read more]

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

The Highline School Board has a new leader – the board elected Joe Van (pictured above) to serve as the new board president. Mr. Van has served on the board since spring 2015, representing neighborhoods... [Read more]

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with SeaTac and Burien Police – have designed a program to educate the Community about all the departments within the King County Sheriff’s Office. Students... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with SeaTac and Burien Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School senior Aracely Casillas was recently featured in a Code.org video meant to energize school districts, community leaders and Fortune 500 companies to ensure every kid in America has... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance? I had just been out of law school for less than a year and had passed bar only a few months before,... [Read more]

Community Forum on affordable housing will be Oct. 30 at Madrona School

Community Forum on affordable housing will be Oct. 30 at Madrona School

A Community Forum called ‘Coming Together to Discuss Affordable Housing and Growth in Southwest King County’ will be held at the Madrona Elementary School cafeteria on Monday, Oct. 3, from... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber holding Celebration of Women event Oct. 25

Seattle Southside Chamber holding Celebration of Women event Oct. 25

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – announced that they will be holding a new event and initiative celebrating women in business and... [Read more]

Historian Feliks Banel will discuss Northwest Radio History on Sun., Oct. 15

Historian Feliks Banel will discuss Northwest Radio History on Sun., Oct. 15

Join the Highline Historical Society for a special program next Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15 (the Seahawks have a bye), when local historian Feliks Banel will speak about Northwest Radio History at SeaTac... [Read more]

Kids can learn Chess for FREE tonight, from 6-8pm at Seatac Community Center

Kids can learn Chess for FREE tonight, from 6-8pm at Seatac Community Center

The good folks at Seatac United FC are hosting a terrific free event where your children can learn to play chess. Young guests receive a “Chess Passport” when they arrive. Then, kids take their Chess... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Touch-A-Truck’ please kids both small and big in SeaTac

PHOTOS: ‘Touch-A-Truck’ please kids both small and big in SeaTac

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald The weather was perfect on Saturday, Sept. 9, and SeaTac’s ‘Touch-A-Truck’ event was well attended by the community. This ‘kid’ enjoyed it! There... [Read more]

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

In order to spread the word about the many harmful climate and health effects of natural gas, Sierra Club welcomed policy director Eric de Place from the Sightline Institute – in tandem with 350 Seattle,... [Read more]

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

The Sierra Club will be holding a community forum to discuss fracking in South King County tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Valley View Library. Here’s more info: Did... [Read more]

‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be at Valley Ridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 9

‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be at Valley Ridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 9

Come to the free ‘Touch-A-Truck’ on Saturday, Sept. 9 to see and touch vehicles that provide safety and services to the community. There will be vehicles from Fire, Police, Parks and Public... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

The City of SeaTac joins with the City of Burien each year to invite community members to ‘Community Police Academy,’ a twelve week course designed to increase the understanding between citizens... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Fall 2017 Skills Clinic – Field Player Training with Highline Premier FC Coaches – starts Sept. 15: Provides players with essential skills. Age and level appropriate training emphasizes fun, individual... [Read more]