Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Cyndi Upthegrove at a Highline Historical Society meeting in Dec., 2018. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Cyndi Upthgegrove announced that she has resigned her position as Managing Trustee of the Highline Historical... [Read more]

BECU Foundation now accepting applications for its annual scholarships

BECU Foundation now accepting applications for its annual scholarships

The BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarships: This year, the BECU Foundation is recognizing and awarding $2,500 scholarships to full-time high school seniors and... [Read more]

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

North Satellite Modernization project the day before the first five gates open on Jan. 22, 2019. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle. The Port of Seattle opened five new gates on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

This post was updated on Jan. 23, 2019 with new information from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department: Photo courtesy Red Cross UPDATE: Firefighters from throughout south King County responded to a... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten registration is now open

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten registration is now open

Children turning 5 years old on or before August 31 can start kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year., and Highline Public Schools says that registration starts today – Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. “We... [Read more]

CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan announced this week that it will be waiving all co-pays and deductibles for federal employees and their families for emergency care, urgent care, and outpatient clinics. “In light... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, local activist/lawyer/filmmaker Steve Edmiston presented his 16th ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is taking on the Port, one public comment... [Read more]

Normandy Park Dairy Queen demolished to make way for new Starbucks

Normandy Park Dairy Queen demolished to make way for new Starbucks

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Demolition began Monday, Jan. 21 on the old Dairy Queen building located at 17827 1st Ave South in Normandy Park near the QFC. This location will next serve... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

The Bellevue Police Department is reporting that they have recovered a Toyota RAV-4 vehicle – stolen from a Burien driveway during a violent carjacking on Sunday, Jan. 20 – during a violent crime spree... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on noise, ultra-fine particle study on Wed., Jan. 23

Next Highline Forum will focus on noise, ultra-fine particle study on Wed., Jan. 23

At the next Highline Forum – set for this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. – members will receive an update on the efforts of the Sea-Tac Airport Stakeholder Advisory Round Table’s... [Read more]

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

Did you see it? Us Earthlings were able to witness a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ – aka a rare Lunar Eclipse – on Sunday night, Jan. 20, 2019 (the next one won’t be visible in these parts... [Read more]

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ will be Wed., Feb. 6

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ will be Wed., Feb. 6

The City of Normandy Park and the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be hosting ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ – an Emergency Management Public Presentation... [Read more]

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