February 2022

Here's your chance to weigh in on what the future of White Center will look like

King County Local Services needs your input on a survey; Public Zoom meeting set for March 7

The long process of developing design standards for the North Highline Community is taking its next step. After public meetings, the release of the first land use and development guidelines and lots of public outreach the King County Local Services agency is hoping to get public input from the North Highline/White Center communities for the North Highline Urban Design Standards process.


Design the Tyee High School and Chinook Middle School logos

Highline Public Schools seeks graphic designer

information from Highline Public Schools

This fall, the communities of Chinook Middle School and Tyee High School of Highline Public Schools selected new mascots. This spring, they’ll work to design new school logos representing the Tyee Titans and the Chinook Dragons. 

Interested in working on this project? Highline is seeking a graphic designer to give life to these new mascots. Read about the scope, deliverables and requirements and submit interest by March 11.

Highline’s goal is to have new logos selected by the end of the school year. School committees composed of staff and students will steer the process. Students, staff, alumni and families will have an opportunity to be part of the process via input surveys and events.


Fauntleroy Terminal Replacement Project Community Advisory Group meetings: March 2 and 16

District 1 City Councilmember Lisa Herbold shared this information regarding upcoming meetings about the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal replacement project

Washington State Ferries will be holding two Community Advisory Group (CAG) meetings in March for the Fauntleroy Terminal replacement project. WSDOT’s 2040 Long Range Plan includes replacement of this ferry terminal. WSDOT notes the terminal is seismically vulnerable and overdue for replacement and vulnerable to sea levels rising.


Op Ed- Effects of Russian War felt among Seattleites

We must support Ukraine against Russian aggression

By Kevin Henry

There are an estimated 100,000 Ukrainian Americans in Washington state.

I cannot speak for them, but I feel compelled to relay the terror, shock, and despair coming directly from people currently residing in Kyiv, Ukraine's capital city.

Perhaps by gaining a better understanding, we can make a more informed decision on how to best support them during this horrific tragedy.

What we are witnessing today from our leaders is the choice to sacrifice an entire country to avoid involvement in a larger conflict.

Today friends awoke to the sounds of a new war, of missiles hitting the international airport and Left Bank in the capital of Kyiv. Friends whose morning has been filled with civil defense sirens as explosions line their horizon.


West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting tonight; Councilmember Pederson and SDOT on the agenda

Seattle City Councilmember Alex Pedersen will be joining us tonight. Councilmember Pedersen chairs the city’s Transportation & Seattle Public Utilities Committee. We will be discussing issues such as transportation infrastructure needs, bridge maintenance, and the city’s role in ST3.


Councilmembers Lewis, Herbold announce audit to address organized retail crime

information from the Seattle City Council

Seattle City Councilmembers Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) and Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) announced today the City Auditor is beginning work on an audit of organized retail crime (ORC).

Since the pandemic, downtown Seattle has been adversely affected by organized retail crime. In response, this audit will examine: