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Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

by Jack Mayne Seattle remains interested in annexing North Highline, but just not now. North Highline “Area Y” voters soundly rejected in November the proposal that the area join with Burien. Burien... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Councilmember Intentionally Misrepresenting Annexation Issue’

LETTER: ‘Councilmember Intentionally Misrepresenting Annexation Issue’

B-Town Blog: At the White Center and B-Town Blog-sponsored public debate last Tuesday, October 2, Burien City Council member Jerry Robison stated that “if White Center does not vote to go to Burien... [Read more]

Seattle Council Puts North Highline Annexation on Hold; What Will Burien Do?

Seattle Council Puts North Highline Annexation on Hold; What Will Burien Do?

by Ralph Nichols Will Burien begin moving toward annexation of the remaining North Highline unincorporated area in the next few months? While there is no answer to such speculation at this time, things... [Read more]

Budget Analysis Hints At Possible Delay By Seattle In Annexing White Center

Budget Analysis Hints At Possible Delay By Seattle In Annexing White Center

by Ralph Nichols Twelve days after Burien annexed the southern part of unincorporated North Highline last April 1, the Seattle City Council adopted a resolution of intent to annex the remaining area including... [Read more]

Burien’s Roger Patten Floats New, Patented Idea For 520 Bridge

Burien’s Roger Patten Floats New, Patented Idea For 520 Bridge

by Rachel M. Lusby Burien resident Roger Patten, of Roger Patten AIA, says he has come up with the best way to replace bridge structures such as the 520 floating bridge by way of his invention, the “buoyancy... [Read more]