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PHOTOS: Scenes From Opening At Relay For Life Of Highline Fundraiser

PHOTOS: Scenes From Opening At Relay For Life Of Highline Fundraiser

The annual Relay for Life of Highline fundraiser (we’re Sponsors) for the American Cancer Society kicked off Saturday afternoon (June 11th) at Mount Rainier High School’s track and field. Last... [Read more]

Highline Mayors Say Local Economies Show Signs Of Improvement

Highline Mayors Say Local Economies Show Signs Of Improvement

Burien Mayor Joan McGilton. by Ralph Nichols Things are looking better in three Highline communities, the mayors of these cities said recently during their annual updates to members of the Southwest King... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Names Ashley Fosberg New Executive Director

Highline Schools Foundation Names Ashley Fosberg New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees for the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence announced Monday (March 28) that they have selected Ashely Fosberg as their new Executive Director. Ms. Fosberg is a longtime resident... [Read more]

JOB: Highline Schools Foundation Looking To Hire New Executive Director

JOB: Highline Schools Foundation Looking To Hire New Executive Director

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence are looking to hire a new Executive Director. “The Executive Director provides leadership for the organization and is responsible for... [Read more]

Results Of Adult Salmon Survey Presented At Burien City Hall

Results Of Adult Salmon Survey Presented At Burien City Hall

Last week the results of a scientific survey of adult salmon in the Miller and Walker Creeks were presented to the public by Dennis Clark at the Burien City Hall. The data represents the outcome of an... [Read more]

Area Cities, School District Create ‘Healthy Highline Communities Coalition’

Area Cities, School District Create ‘Healthy Highline Communities Coalition’

The cities of Burien, SeaTac, Des Moines, Normandy Park and the Highline School District have teamed up to “improve the health of our communities,” with the creation of the Healthy Highline... [Read more]

AAUW’s Annual Holiday Bazaar Is Saturday At Normandy Park City Hall

AAUW’s Annual Holiday Bazaar Is Saturday At Normandy Park City Hall

The American Association of University Women (Highline Branch) is sponsoring its annual Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Nov. 6th at the Normandy Park City Hall. Here are the details: WHAT: Holiday Bazaar... [Read more]

Did You Work At Sea-Tac? Highline Historical Society Seeks Airport Memories

Did You Work At Sea-Tac? Highline Historical Society Seeks Airport Memories

Our friends at the Highline Historical Society (we’re members, are you? Join here) are looking for people who worked at Sea-Tac Airport or for an airline or airport vendor between 1930 and 2000. If... [Read more]

FREE Ice Cream With Ciscoe Morris At Highline/SeaTac Gardens Aug. 15th

FREE Ice Cream With Ciscoe Morris At Highline/SeaTac Gardens Aug. 15th

Highline/SeaTac Botanical Gardens will be hosting their annual “Ice Cream Social and Plant Sale” on Sunday, Aug. 15th, with special guest Ciscoe Morris and FREE ice cream to the first 300 guests. Here... [Read more]

Team Moms, Parents And Coaches Help Lacrosse Succeed in Highline

Team Moms, Parents And Coaches Help Lacrosse Succeed in Highline

by Ralph Nichols Like any other youth sports program, the Highline Lacrosse Club is all about its young athletes. And like each of these programs, it’s parent-volunteers who make possible the play of... [Read more]

Skill, Physical Play Make Lacrosse Area’s Fastest-Growing Youth Sport

Skill, Physical Play Make Lacrosse Area’s Fastest-Growing Youth Sport

by Ralph Nichols [NOTE: Interviews for this and a companion story that follows were conducted just before the 2010 youth lacrosse season ended in May. With the growing popularity of this sport locally,... [Read more]

The Best of the Best Honored in Gold Star Awards Ceremony

The Best of the Best Honored in Gold Star Awards Ceremony

Story by Janet Grella with photos by Michael Brunk Over 300 supporters of the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence gathered at the DoubleTree Guest Suites in Southcenter on Friday, May 21st to celebrate... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club Promotes Fitness And Community

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club Promotes Fitness And Community

During the month of May, BTB Advertiser Highline Athletic Club is promoting fitness and community, and as we do with all our Advertisers, here’s some info they want us to share with our Readers: HIGHLINE... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s Annual Garden Tour Is Saturday, June 12th

Highline Historical Society’s Annual Garden Tour Is Saturday, June 12th

The Highline Historical Society’s annual Highline Garden Tour fundraiser has been expanded to include five private gardens as well as the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, and will be held on Saturday,... [Read more]

Burien "City Hall North" To Open May 3rd; Ribbon Cutting May 11th

Burien "City Hall North" To Open May 3rd; Ribbon Cutting May 11th

On Monday, May 3rd, the City of Burien plans to open a branch office they’re calling “Burien City Hall North” in the newly annexed North Burien area at 11846 Des Moines Memorial Drive. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Opening Of Highline Medical Center's New ER

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Opening Of Highline Medical Center's New ER

by Ralph Nichols An emergency room is one place no one (unless they work there) really wants to go. But on Saturday (April 10), a large crowd of visitors came for an inside look at Highline Medical Center’s... [Read more]

Rep. Upthegrove's Baseball Field Bill A Hit, Makes It To Home Base

Rep. Upthegrove's Baseball Field Bill A Hit, Makes It To Home Base

Back in January we first reported that Rep. Dave Upthegrove (D – Des Moines) had introduced a bill to save Highline-area Little League baseball fields, and on Monday (March 22), the bill became law. Governor... [Read more]

EXCERPT: “Three Tree Point” Book Signing Is Friday; Here Are More Photos

EXCERPT: “Three Tree Point” Book Signing Is Friday; Here Are More Photos

“Images of America: Three Tree Point,” a locally-written book we’ve previously reported on, has finally been released and will be on sale for just $20 each at a book-signing party at... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Historical Society’s “Soldiers In Petticoats” Is Sunday

REMINDER: Highline Historical Society’s “Soldiers In Petticoats” Is Sunday

REMINDER: We’d like to remind everyone that our friends at the Highline Historical Society will be presenting “Soldiers in Petticoats: The Struggle of the Suffragettes” at the SeaTac... [Read more]

Exchange Club Of Highline Continues Support Of Groups & Projects Despite Recession

Exchange Club Of Highline Continues Support Of Groups & Projects Despite Recession

by Ralph Nichols Local groups and projects that receive financial support from the Exchange Club of Highline can look forward to a good year despite the lingering recession. The Exchange Club’s... [Read more]

Highline Community College Seeking Nominations For Alumni Award

Highline Community College Seeking Nominations For Alumni Award

Highline Community College is now accepting nominations for its “Distinguished Alumnus Award,” its most prestigious award for alumni. This award is meant to honor a former Highline student... [Read more]

Highline High School Jazz Band Fundraiser Dinner & Auction Is Feb. 20th

Highline High School Jazz Band Fundraiser Dinner & Auction Is Feb. 20th

Highline High School’s Jazz Band will be holding a fundraiser dinner and silent auction from 7pm to 10pm on Saturday, Feb. 20th at the Highline High cafeteria. Tickets are just $7 and will... [Read more]

Airport’s Part 150 Noise Study Workshop Is Wednesday, Feb. 24th

Airport’s Part 150 Noise Study Workshop Is Wednesday, Feb. 24th

A public workshop for Sea-Tac Airport’s Part 150 Noise Study is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24th, from 5pm – 7pm at Mount Rainier High School, which is located at 22450 19th Ave South in... [Read more]

“The Snake Is Back” At The 2nd Annual “Cove To Clover” Race Sunday March 14th

“The Snake Is Back” At The 2nd Annual “Cove To Clover” Race Sunday March 14th

The second annual “Cove To Clover” fundraiser 5K race will be Sunday, March 14th, winding its way from the Normandy Park Community Club up the dreaded “snake hill” to the finish... [Read more]