Times column on Burien’s interest in northern North Highline

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Published online late tonight: Seattle Times (WCN news partner) columnist Jerry Large's account of his meeting with Burien leaders, to talk about their interest in annexing northern North Highline, instead ... Read more..

Final results in the North Highline South Annexation vote

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

King County certified the final results of the August 18 election today, and here's how the annexation measure ended up: FOR ANNEXATION 1380 55.56% AGAINST ANNEXATION 1104 44.44% 39.5% of voters in the ... Read more..

Citywide media picks up annexation agreement – 2 weeks later

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Posted in Annexation | Comments Off

Two weeks ago tonight, White Center Now brought you first word of the annexation-process agreement between Seattle, Burien, and other parties, minutes after it was announced by Burien city manager ... Read more..

Burien, Seattle, and fire districts reach an annexation-process agreement for White Center/North Highline

Monday, December 8th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 6 Comments »

(screengrab from tonight's webcast of annexation announcement at Burien Council session) 8:54 PM: It's just been announced at tonight's Burien City Council work session. The councils of Burien and Seattle, and ... Read more..

From the White Center Now comments file

Saturday, September 20th, 2008 Posted in Hicks Lake, Online, Volunteering | Comments Off

Thank you for starting and participating in lively discussions here on WCN, right from the start. Couple things we wanted to highlight this afternoon -- First: Spirited discussions continue on ... Read more..

Annexation hearing ends abruptly, after some semi-drama

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 4 Comments »

The result wasn't surprising - in a Tukwila meeting room tonight, the Boundary Review Board accepted Burien's move to withdraw its North Highline Annexation proposal, at least tentatively - but ... Read more..

Annexation-info meeting report #2: Photos, video, more

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That whiteboard holds a few of the questions asked by some of the dozens in attendance at tonight's gathering in Boulevard Park, the first in a new round of informational ... Read more..

Annexation meeting tonight: Burien leaders explain their strategy

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Now also covered tonight's annexation-information meeting presented by Burien city leaders in Boulevard Park; we will bring you a complete report, including video, a little bit later, but ... Read more..

Burien annexation-withdrawal aftermath: Meetings’ status

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Though yesterday's move by the City of Burien (first reported here at White Center Now last night) takes its North Highline Annexation proposal off the table, Burien city manager Mike ... Read more..

Seattle council president on Burien annexation withdrawal

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 4 Comments »

As promised when we broke the story last night of Burien announcing it's withdrawn its North Highline annexation proposal (you can see the formerly proposed map on our White Center ... Read more..

Burien withdraws annexation request for now

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, white center, White Center news | 10 Comments »

Just happened to check the City of Burien website and found this bombshell: Burien has withdrawn its North Highline annexation request (which included part of White Center). Read the city ... Read more..

Another annexation update: Hearing next month

Saturday, August 16th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Spotted this while checking for "next steps" on the ongoing annexation issue: King County's Boundary Review Board plans a public hearing on the city's North Highline Annexation proposal at 7 ... Read more..