Tue, 12/20/05

Almost 50 concerned citizens addressed the Burien City Council during an emotionally-charged public hearing Dec. 12, with most of them speaking against designating North Highline as a Potential Annexation Area.

This was the final…MORE

Tue, 12/20/05

The rising cost of construction materials forced Seattle Parks and Recreation to scale back the design of Puget Boulevard Commons, a tiny public park next to Delridge Way.

An outdoor basketball court, skateboard features and hundreds of…MORE

Tue, 12/20/05

A parade of frustrated parents and students charged Highline schools lack academic rigor during the Dec. 14 school board meeting.

The speakers, many from Mt.


Tue, 12/20/05

Some Gatewood Hill residents were hoping development of a park in their neighborhood would bring a new pedestrian pathway with it but city planners say the Orchard Street Ravine is too steep to support transverse trails.

Planners from…MORE


Tue, 12/20/05

Burien Deputy Mayor Joan McGilton told the Times/News last week she assumes a national search will be conducted to find a replacement for City Manager Gary Long.

Long, who has served as Burien’s city manager since October 1998, announced…MORE

Fri, 12/16/05

Jason Scott Roberts, the confessed killer of Federal Way police officer Patrick M. Maher, has been sentenced to thirty years in prison as penalty for his crime.

Although closer to the high-end of possible sentences, it was not the maximum…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

Washington State Ferries customers traveling for the holidays need only know that since both Christmas Day and New Years' Day fall on Sundays, ferries will be observing the holiday on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

The Fauntleroy/Vashon/ Southworth…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

Soon all that will remain of The Seattle Monorail Project will be a downtown conference room, four employees and a collection of properties around the city.

The monorail agency owes approximately $110 million to creditors and until the…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

King County will turn Evergreen Pool in White Center over to Northwest Center next summer.

Steve Chavey, King County Parks aquatic supervisor, said the transfer will come around July l.

The move is being made as the county attempts…MORE

Tue, 12/13/05

The financial picture for potential tax growth in the North Highline area is bleak for Burien, new figures given the city show.

An operating deficit could increase over the next six years.

Collected and compiled by Berk &…MORE

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