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Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools announced that, due to weather and road conditions, all schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14. Buses will stop at alternate bus stops – two hours later than... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Due to inclement weather, all Highline Public schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11. All scheduled activities, athletic events and meetings are canceled. No transportation... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending February 8, 2019 10-Year City Financial Stability. So, what ongoing or predictable city revenue areas does the City Council typically need to consider to... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued for possible snow starting Sunday

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued for possible snow starting Sunday

The National Weather Service issued the following ‘Special Weather Statement‘ on Friday, Feb. 1, warning of “a threat of lowland snow showers across Western Washington Sunday and Monday... [Read more]

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

A powerful windstorm – of which one local weather chaser called a ‘truly unique tempest’ and classified as a ‘1 in 10 year category’ – slammed the region early Sunday morning,... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTO: Did you see/hear the thunderstorm on Tuesday night?

VIDEO/PHOTO: Did you see/hear the thunderstorm on Tuesday night?

Courtesy Normandy Park resident Michael Snyder: Thunderstorm on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 Quite the storm last night (Tuesday, Nov. 27), knocking power out to over 10,000 people in the immediate area. ***If... [Read more]

Power outage hits over 1,550 in Normandy Park Saturday morning

Power outage hits over 1,550 in Normandy Park Saturday morning

A power outage hit the Normandy Park area Saturday morning, Feb. 17 at 10:24 a.m., affecting over 1,550 customers, Puget Sound Energy is reporting. Cause of the outage is still under investigation, and... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dozens of adventurous spirits plunged into the chilly Puget Sound waters on a clear and crisp New Year’s Day at Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The winner of... [Read more]

Outage knocks out power to over 1,500 in Normandy Park Monday

Outage knocks out power to over 1,500 in Normandy Park Monday

Puget Sound Energy is reporting that a power outage has knocked some 1,552 customers into darkness Monday afternoon, Nov. 13, including the shopping area around QFC. While the cause is under investigation,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]