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Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

The results of a recently completed, state-required evaluation show all 13 Highline Public Schools funded with 2002 and 2006 bonds exceed standards for buildings of their age laid out by the Office of... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Casino Night – coming this Saturday, March 21 – will be a chance for the community to double down on the development of great kids while enjoying great food and entertainment, says the president of... [Read more]

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

The Seattle P-I on Sunday posted a very interesting story about the local film “The Maury Island Incident,” in which journalist Jake Ellison dives deep into a ‘rabbit hole’ about... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part II

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part II

In which the author stumbles through efforts to gracefully conclude his good deed. by Mike Smith As I wrote last week, my car was lost… and then it was found. Oh, hurray. I had preferred it stay... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Disney Once Again Goes Live-action with <i>Cinderella</i>

Past the Popcorn: Disney Once Again Goes Live-action with Cinderella

by Jeff Walls The latest trend in Disney movies is live-action remakes of their animated fairy tale classics.  Last year, Sleeping Beauty was remade as Maleficent and next year Beauty and the Beast gets... [Read more]

Highline College to host Cyber Defense Competition event on March 21-22

Highline College to host Cyber Defense Competition event on March 21-22

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the 8th Annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on March 21–22, at Highline... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, March 21

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, March 21

The Des Moines Yacht Club will be holding its 16th Annual Indoor & Outdoor Marine Swap Meet on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Here are the details: WHAT: The largest Indoor Marine Swap... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser event will be held at the Des Moines Field House on Saturday, March 21. In the past, volunteers who were Martha Stewart ‘wannabe’s’... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

This year, the Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) – set for Wednesday, April 1 – will introduce the first-ever Burien Film Festival, featuring locally-made short, sci-fi themed films vying... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

And the Nominees Are …  Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Serenity reviewed by Greg Wright Firefly fans were pretty pleased with Serenity. Plenty of ordinary people were, too. Writer-director Joss Whedon directed this film adaptation of his own sci-fi TV series... [Read more]

Tukwila’s Foster High School Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary March 21

Tukwila’s Foster High School Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary March 21

The Bulldog community will honor the past, present, and future with a dance- and music-filled evening on Saturday, March 21. In 1915, the United States was on the brink of entering World War I, the 47th... [Read more]

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night at Pit Stop in Burien

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night at Pit Stop in Burien

The Cove to Clover Pub Crawl will be held this Friday, March 13, with registration running from 5 – 7 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd Street in Burien. Participants can go pub to... [Read more]

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson, Chief of Operations for South King Fire & Rescue, has accepted an offer from Thornton Colorado to be their new Fire Chief, SKF&R announced on Facebook. Gordie will be leaving the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA) – the official tourism and destination marketing organization for the cities of Des Moines, SeaTac and Tukwila – announced on Monday (March 9) that... [Read more]

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

The Music4Life™ initiative – including the local version called “Highline Music4Life” – has won corporate support from New York-based Nina McLemore, the clothing line for executive and... [Read more]