PODCAST: Woman killed by DUI driver; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities & more…

PODCAST: Woman killed by DUI driver; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities & more…

Here’s episode #78 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]

Burien man arrested, charged with double homicide in Pioneer Square

Burien man arrested, charged with double homicide in Pioneer Square

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that an arraignment has been scheduled for Dec. 8 for Darion A. Lipsey, a 22-year-old Burien man accused in the fatal shooting of two men in Seattle’s... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty recently completed a Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse, and received 13,215 diapers! “Thank you! I can’t say thank you enough... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

Just about eight months ago – back on April 12, 2016 – we posted this missing dog story: Our dog Mocha went missing on Sunday 4/10/16 on 19th Ave in Burien: We havent seen her since and are really... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Local Photographer Aaron Wells captures beauty of snow in the city

PHOTOS: Local Photographer Aaron Wells captures beauty of snow in the city

As snow fell over the Puget Sound area overnight, local photographer Aaron Wells explored the city’s favorite spots to capture the moment. See more of Aaron’s work here: http://aaronwells.us,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Highline Public Schools holding Winter Job Fair on Friday, Dec. 16

JOBS: Highline Public Schools holding Winter Job Fair on Friday, Dec. 16

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Winter Job Fair on Friday, Dec. 16: “We are hiring for all positions!” Winter Job Fair Highline Public Schools Central Office 15675 Ambaum SW, Burien,... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

Highline Public Schools announced early Friday morning (Dec. 9, 2016) that all schools will open at their regularly scheduled time, with early release as scheduled. However, due to the weather conditions,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Grace your Table with a beautiful Holiday Centerpiece Made by YOU! Iris& Peony Centerpiece Class will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Spend a little “Me” time at Advertiser... [Read more]

Is it snowing yet? Here’s a convenient way to watch the flakes move in…

Is it snowing yet? Here’s a convenient way to watch the flakes move in…

As the second snow of 2016 slowly sneaks up from the south before dropping a few flakes on our area, the easiest way to watch for its progress is right here – from the comfort of your computer or... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: VIP Hookah Lounge has been closed; called ‘chronic nuisance’

B-TOWN BIZ: VIP Hookah Lounge has been closed; called ‘chronic nuisance’

The City of Burien recently sought and received a temporary restraining order to close down the VIP Hookah Lounge, located at 153 SW 153rd Street. On Thursday morning (Dec. 8), a judge granted a preliminary... [Read more]

Highline High School holding Winter Mini Cheer Camp on Jan. 25-26

Highline High School holding Winter Mini Cheer Camp on Jan. 25-26

Highline High School Head Cheer Coach Trenecsia Bellinger will be hosting a winter Mini Cheer Camp for grades K-6 on Jan. 25 and 26, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. each day at the Highline High School Cafeteria. There... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dream Home Opportunity Knocks in Normandy Park – Custom Lot for $279,500!

Dream Home Opportunity Knocks in Normandy Park – Custom Lot for $279,500!

Dream Home Opportunity knocks in Normandy Park Rare, ready to build lot now available – just $279,500! Our friends at Kerr Advisors want to help you make your dream come true – and that’s why... [Read more]

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8, the district announced Wednesday night. a Some have been concerned about a possible snow storm moving in, but the latest... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Santa arrives by fire truck, kids sing carols & Burien’s tree is lit!

PHOTOS: Santa arrives by fire truck, kids sing carols & Burien’s tree is lit!

Photos by Kelsey Par Local school kids from St. Francis sang carols, Santa arrived on a bright red fire truck, and Burien’s Christmas Tree was lit on Wednesday night, Dec. 7, at Economy... [Read more]

FREE 3-D Printing Workshop being held at Highline High on Monday, Dec. 12

FREE 3-D Printing Workshop being held at Highline High on Monday, Dec. 12

The FIRSTWA 4-H High Tekerz robotics team from Highline High School will be holding a FREE 3D printing workshop on Monday, Dec. 12 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Highline High School auto shop. This... [Read more]

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle and King County issued a warning that an outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but the outbreak can easily spread to other schools and areas... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools working to promote Computer Science in big ways

Highline Public Schools working to promote Computer Science in big ways

At 6 out of 10 schools nationwide, students get no opportunity to take computer science, but in Highline Public Schools, students can take computer science across the district. And this week, during Computer... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s Tree Lighting ceremony is TONIGHT at 6 p.m.!

REMINDER: Burien’s Tree Lighting ceremony is TONIGHT at 6 p.m.!

REMINDER: All are invited to come to Burien’s annual Tree Lighting event TONIGHT – Wednesday, Dec. 7, starting at 6 p.m. – at Economy Wiring Company, located at 633 SW 148th Street. The St.... [Read more]

Burien City Council debates ‘sanctuary city’ idea; plus – take our Poll

Burien City Council debates ‘sanctuary city’ idea; plus – take our Poll

By Jack Mayne For a majority of its three and one-half hour meeting on Monday night (Dec. 5), the Burien City Council heard residents comment on a proposal by three Councilmembers to declare it a ‘sanctuary... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

A coho in spawning colors in the stream. Photo by Erik McDonald. Volunteers searching for spawning salmon in Miller Creek. Photo by Elissa Ostergaard. A volunteer measures a dead salmon as part of Community... [Read more]

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: This weekend – Saturday, Dec. 10 & Sunday, Dec. 11 – two of the ensembles of Northwest Associated Arts will present their annual Christmas programs at the Highline Performing Arts Center... [Read more]

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

Live Image from Three Tree Point (viewable during daytime only):  Click image to see larger version. The National Weather Service is warning residents that more snowfall is possible overnight, and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this TUESDAY, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

There will be a Holiday Bazaar at El Dorado West this coming Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect lots of Holiday Gifts, Crafts, Ornaments, Live Music, Santa, Refreshments and more…all... [Read more]

VIDEO: Local resident Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

VIDEO: Local resident Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

Area resident Dianna Leppa sang the National Anthem at Sunday night’s nationally-televised Seahawks vs Panthers game, and here’s a video of her in action (be sure to pay attention to the... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 3 p.m.: Courtesy Rory Maliuna Keahi Jaramillo-King comes this video of a school bus sliding off the road as it tried to descend S. 140th in Burien during Monday morning’s snow... [Read more]

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