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The Passing of Wesley Kent-class of 1955

January 18, 2018 by Joe Peluso (Register to contact)

Wesley Kent passed away in Demming NM on Jan 14th.


July 22, 2014 by Marilyn Ruona (Register to contact)

Hey, how's about adding my August 31 birthday to your list. Feels strange not to see it there with the other August dates.

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PHOTOS: Final designs, renderings for new Highline High School released  The B-Town Blog

New renderings for the final design of the Highline High School reconstruction project were released by the school district this week. Bassetti Architects.

Highline High School's Class of '69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17  The Normandy Park Blog

Highline High School's Class of '69 will celebrate its 50th Reunion on Aug. 17, 2019, from 6 – 11 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park: Hearty hors d'oevures ...

Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School Alumni Michael Walsh has made a gigantic financial pledge to the school's Alumni Foundation – $100000 per year for five years ...

Highline Public Schools will receive funding to reduce airplane noise in classrooms

SEATAC, Wash. — Two schools in the Highline School District have received $9.1 million in federal funding to support noise mitigation projects in the schools.

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools  The Waterland Blog

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith ...

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District  The B-Town Blog

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16.

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High's front façade cannot be saved  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools on Monday (Sept. 25) announced that – after a full evaluation – the technical team has concluded that the front façade/north wall of.

With teens in gangs, it takes schools, community to intervene early  Q13 News Seattle

BURIEN, Wash. -- This week's tragic drive-by shooting that killed an innocent woman at her office is bringing attention to the number of teenagers involved in ...

REMINDER: Des Moines Elementary Farewell Open House is this Sat., June 1  The Waterland Blog

REMINDER: All are invited to a farewell Open House this Saturday, June 1 for the current Des Moines Elementary building, which has been a school since 1925.

Walk the halls of the old Des Moines Elementary one last time on Sat., June 1  The Waterland Blog

All are invited to a farewell Open House on Saturday, June 1 for the current Des Moines Elementary building, which has been a school since 1925, Highline ...

Highline School District’s new boundaries could affect students, parents  Q13 News Seattle

KING COUNTY -- Voters approved a bond in November so the Highline School District could make some much-needed improvements, including additional ...

SKANSKA Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach meeting is Monday, Dec. 17  The B-Town Blog

Join SKANSKA project teams this coming Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at the Renton Community Center at 11:30 a.m. to learn about several exciting upcoming ...

Teens arrested in connection with fatal drive-by shooting in Burien identified through school surveillance footage  The Seattle Times

Two 17-year-old gang members appeared in juvenile court Friday, where a judge found probable cause that they were involved in the death of 51-year-old ...

Highline Schools Foundation's Gold Star Fundraising Breakfast will be April 19  The B-Town Blog

The Highline Schools Foundation's 2019 Gold Star Fundraising Breakfast will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Seattle Airport Marriott.

‘This is extremely tragic’: Woman killed by stray bullet while working in chiropractic office in Burien  Q13 News Seattle

A 51-year-old woman was killed by a stray bullet at a chiropractic office in Burien, according to the King County Sheriff's office. Four suspects are at large.

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards $60000 in scholarships  The B-Town Blog

Last Sunday (June 8) at the Burien Library, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation hosted its eighth annual reception for outstanding Highline High ...

Calls for regional gang unit follow shooting death of Burien grandmother  KOMO News

BURIEN, Wash. -- A third suspect was arrested in the apparent gang-related shooting that killed a Burien grandmother, hit by a stray bullet. Investigators believe ...

Highline Public Schools meetings on School Safety start March 22  The B-Town Blog

In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools is initiating a conversation with the community around school safety, and will be.

Highline High's Class Of 1970's 40th Reunion Is Saturday, Sept. 18th  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's Class of 1970 is holding its 40th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 18th beginning at 5:30pm at Azteca Restaurant in Burien, and they want all.

School, students look to ease tension after gay pride painting covered by pro-Trump images  Q13 FOX

BURIEN, Wash. – A high school tradition turned into tension at a South King County high school. As they do at the end of every school year, Highline High ...

Interested in becoming a Y.E.T.I. Guide? Volunteers needed to help local kids  The B-Town Blog

Local non-profit Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) is looking for volunteer guides to help lead their spring and summer programs for kids ages 5.

Next Community Conversation on School Safety will be Thursday, April 19  The B-Town Blog

In response to recent incidents of violence in our schools and communities, Highline Public Schools is holding conversations with the community around safety.

City Council approves Olympic School Resource Officer Thursday night  The Waterland Blog

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council's relatively short meeting on Thursday (June 27) approved placing a city police officer at the temporary Olympic.

Second 17-year-old charged with murder in drive-by shooting that killed woman in Burien office  The Seattle Times

Adnel Kenjar, 17, has been charged as an adult with second-degree murder in connection with the Sept. 19 death of Gabriela Reyes Dominguez as she worked ...

Highline district struggles with fallout after limiting student suspensions  The Seattle Times

Three years ago, Highline sat at the leading edge of a national effort to rethink school discipline and move away from outright punishment. Since then, many ...

OBIT: Longtime Burien resident Gary William Low has passed away  The B-Town Blog

Gary William Low 1949 – 2018 Gary William Low, 69, passed away unexpectedly while enjoying his lifelong hobby at Auburn Golf Course on November 16, ...

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools will be holding two community meetings where architects and design review committees will share progress on the early design of the ...

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent out a letter to families this week, clearly inspired by this year's divisive Presidential campaign.

Highline High National Honor Society’s Leukemia & Lymphoma fundraiser open  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's National Honor Society is holding its fourth annual coin drive for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. "Our group is hosting this drive.

An update on police strategies from Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas  The Waterland Blog

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas released the following statement: I would like to take a moment to update you on the ...

Murder charge filed in fatal Burien drive-by; 3rd teen arrested  Seattle PI

A 16-year-old boy was charged with murder Monday for his alleged part in a Sept. 19 drive-by shooting that accidentally killed a woman working in a Burien ...

Students walkout Friday marking Columbine anniversary

Students at dozens of Western Washington schools joined nationwide walkouts Friday to mark the 19th year since the Columbine High School massacre, ...

Teen slain in Burien shooting was 'full of joy,' wanted fresh start in life, dad says  Seattle Times

The older victim was reportedly from West Seattle and the younger victim lived in White Center. They were with a group of 10 to 15 kids, some as young as...

Trump's America Is 10 Miles South of Downtown Seattle

Burien has become a microcosm of national politics.

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game  The B-Town Blog

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, ...

Burien teen accidentally shot and killed by childhood friend  The Seattle Times

Donovan Spann, 18, was killed when a gun being handled by a 17-year-old he'd known since first grade discharged at close range. The suspect was booked ...

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away  The B-Town Blog

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in ...

Longtime Burien physician Dr. Alan LW Gunsul celebrates 92 years  Westside Seattle

Looking back on the past 92 years, Burien resident Dr. Alan L. W. Gunsul has some advice for a long, healthy and happy life. “Be interested in life and the people ...

2 suspects charged in Burien Good Samaritan machete attack

Two men are now charged with 1st-degree assault in the attack on a Good Samaritan in Burien this week.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 'Pennies for Patients' drive is underway in Burien  The B-Town Blog

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Pennies for Patients drive is an effort to raise money for blood cancer research, and some local students are seeking ...

Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate welcomes new Agent Mike Fosberg  The White Center Blog

The Burien office of Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate is pleased to welcome local resident Mike Fosberg as the newest member of its team, Branch Manager Tay ...

Highline Teams Excel At Seattle Robotics Competition  The B-Town Blog

Three teams from local high schools competed this weekend at the March 18-19 FIRST Robotics Competition Seattle Regional. They were part of a field of 100 ...

#HighlineAlum: Mt. Rainier grad turned Hollywood stuntwoman Kristina Baskett | The Waterland Blog for Des Moines, WA  The Waterland Blog

Highline Public Schools this month is honoring Kristina Basket, a 2005 Mount Rainier High School graduate turned Hollywood stuntwoman, as its ...

Local resident Mike Fosberg joins Burien’s Windermere Real Estate  The B-Town Blog

The Burien office of Windermere Real Estate is pleased to welcome local resident Mike Fosberg as the newest member of its team, announced Branch Manager ...

Middle School Students' film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night  The B-Town Blog

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center's Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April.

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as 'Opportunity Zones'  The B-Town Blog

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently designated the following areas in Burien as 'Opportunity Zones' (see maps below): Downtown Burien, ...

Nooksack Valley shines among WWU award winners  Lynden Tribune

Also, a Lynden student is an Outstanding Graduate.

New Quilcene superintendent looks forward to close-knit community  Port Townsend Leader

Frank Redmon proudly presents himself as the product of a rural school system, albeit one in western Nebraska, so he is excited to return to such an ...

Suspect in custody in deadly shooting in Burien  KIRO Seattle

Authorities are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in Burien.

Immigrant advocates fighting for separated families being held in Washington state  KOMO News

SEATTLE - Relieved, but concerned. That might be the best way to describe the feelings of those closest to the issue of family separation at the U.S. border.

King County detectives arrest 5 gang members after they plotted to kill on Facebook, sheriff says  Seattle Times

The suspects, all males ranging in age from 17 to 19, have each been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, said King County ...

Mark William Van Gasken passes away; memorial will be this Saturday, Jan. 13  The Waterland Blog

Mark William Van Gasken Mark was born on November 29, 1928 to Gladys and Mark E. Van Gasken, both long-time residents of Des Moines. (His grandparents' ...

Searching for Seattle's Soul in Scrappy Burien  Seattle Weekly

The southwesterly suburb's big day has finally come.

Ever Go To Camp Waskowitz? Reunion Open House Is Sunday, June 6  The B-Town Blog

Highline School District's Waskowitz Outdoor School will be holding a Reunion Open House on Sunday, June 6th, from 10am until 3pm, and they're inviting all.

Local Celebration of Life for Walt Gary is scheduled for August 2  The B-Town Blog

A local memorial *service* will be held on Aug. 2 for Walt Gary, who grew up in Burien, but spent his professional career in the Midwest and on the East Coast.

Man arrested after tense stand-off at Big 5 store in Burien Tuesday  The B-Town Blog

After a very tense four+-hour stand-off, the King County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man at Big 5 Sporting Goods on SW 148th Street Tuesday morning (Dec.

Man killed by troopers on I-5 identified as Guard reservist  The Seattle Times

The Thurston County Coroner has identified the man shot by the State Patrol on Interstate 5 as a 22-year-old National Guard reservist; witnesses says troopers ...

SANDRA JEAN BEYL  Mercer Island Reporter

Sandra Jean Beyl, 82, a long-time resident of Mercer Island, Washington, passed away on April 20, 2017, at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.

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