Business

Times/News

There's not too many businesses still around here from my Burien boyhood.

I'm working for one of the few that predates me.

The Highline Times is celebrating its 60th anniversary tonight (Wednesday) with a big party and fundraiser for the Hi-Liners at the Burien Elks.

My parents avidly read the Highline Times and as a budding newspaperaholic I scanned it, too.

The Times traces its beginnings to the Highline-Glendale Gazette, started in 1945. A year later it consolidated with the Burien Times and became the Highline Times.

08/17/2005

A security passenger screener at Sea-Tac International Airport has been arrested for posting graphic videos of child rape on the internet.

Members of a special Seattle Police Department task force raided the Des Moines apartment of Ronald McNeill, 55, on Aug.

08/17/2005

A security passenger screener at Sea-Tac International Airport has been arrested for posting graphic videos of child rape on the internet.

Members of a special Seattle Police Department task force raided the Des Moines apartment of Ronald McNeill, 55, on Aug.

08/17/2005

A security passenger screener at Sea-Tac International Airport has been arrested for posting graphic videos of child rape on the internet.

Members of a special Seattle Police Department task force raided the Des Moines apartment of Ronald McNeill, 55, on Aug.

08/17/2005

Federal Way News

While the chefs fired up the barbeque outside, US Representative Adam Smith turned up the heat indoors as he fielded a series of direct questions from Federal Way residents about homeland security, transportation, health care and economic development in Washington.

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce invited Smith (D-Tacoma) to address more than 100 of the city's movers and shakers at its membership barbeque, held at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club last Wednesday.

The congressman said Federal Way residents will receive traffic congestion r

08/11/2005
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Photo by Seth Bynum / Federal Way News

US Representative Adam Smith addressed the Chamber of Commerce last week at the group's monthly membership luncheon. The Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club hosted the barbeque event that brought together some of Federal Way's most influential people. Smith highlighted the impact congress's recent transportation bill will have on congested Washington highways. He hopes that $5.6 million in federal funds will aid the Triangle Project, designed to refurbish the interchange of I-5 and SR 18 and 161.

Bill Foulkes is seeking elective office after many years of active participation in the community. "I will listen to you, and combine my business background and community involvement to effectively shape Federal Way to be a better place to live, works, and own a business," Foulkes said.

Foulkes' has served as a member of the City's Parks Commission, Human Services Commission, and on the Public Facility Advisory Board.

08/11/2005

My husband and I want to extend our gratitude to the many community members, businesses, friends and family that were involved in the Go Siena Grow! benefit for our severely brain-injured daughter, Siena.

The Tin Room hosted a Go Siena Grow! benefit buffet that Dan the Sausageman, Sweet Petula's and Maplewild Bakery displayed and sold tickets to the event.

Approximately $13,000 was raised from the benefit.

08/10/2005

The Bayview Golf Club of West Seattle Golf Course welcomes all golfers with an established handicap to play in the 12th annual Bayview Memorial golf tournament on Sunday, August 28.

The tournament is an 18 hole stroke-play format, with gross and net prizes awarded in each division.

The Memorial has a rich history. Former Bayview Captain Mike Shoemaker created the Coghill Memorial tournament to honor former Bayview Secretary Angus Coghill.

The primary objective of the Memorial tournament is to help support the Bayview Memorial scholarship fund.

08/10/2005

West Seattle might get its part of the monorail before the downtown portion is built, and those gigantic support columns may be much smaller, says Cascadia Monorail Co.

Jim Devine, project manager for Cascadia, told the Seattle Monorail Project board of directors it would be quicker and easier to build the monorail in residential neighborhoods because there are fewer utility lines.

08/04/2005
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Cascadia Monorail Co.

SMALLER MONORAIL COLUMNS. Cascadia is trying to reduce the dimensions of its oval design to 3 feet 6 inches by 4 feet 3 inches. By using thicker steel reinforcements and a different type of concrete, the columns would be able to withstand an earthquake as powerful as any quake in a 2,500-year time span, the company says. This artist's sketch shows what it would look like on Second Avenue, downtown.

Special to the Times/News

One of the annual mysteries originating in Congress is the concession made in the heat of battle to various groups of taxpayers. Someone proposes a concept, the code writers and computer whiz kids come up with acceptable verbiage and behold, a new law.

United States Code section 199 was added by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 [Public Law 108-357]. The purpose of the law was to offset some of the losses American manufacturers sustained through new international agreements.

A whole new concept was created.

07/27/2005