Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Burien will see an increased focus on reducing gang violence and creating greater access to community services as part of the $11.7 billion 2019-2020 County Budget unanimously adopted by the King County... [Read more]

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Former SeaTac Mayor Michael Siefkes can never again practice law in Washington state, or seek a law license in any other state in the nation following... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation

Volunteers needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation

Volunteers are needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign: United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign has been proudly assisting low- and middle-income... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wines for Thanksgiving at Tin Room Bar Wine Tasting this Thursday

Wines for Thanksgiving at Tin Room Bar Wine Tasting this Thursday

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: Wines for Thanksgiving coming this Thursday! With Paul Wagner. Come join us & find your Holiday Wine Pairing. Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 5 – 7... [Read more]

Outage knocks out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night

Outage knocks out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night

An outage knocked out power to over 5,800 customers in Burien Sunday night, Nov. 12, at around 10:20 p.m. The outage was a bit scattered, and included areas like North Burien, Seahurst, downtown, Three... [Read more]

VIDEO: Vintage ‘Miss Burien’ hydroplane returns to the water at Lake Chelan

VIDEO: Vintage ‘Miss Burien’ hydroplane returns to the water at Lake Chelan

At one time – in the 1950s-60s – the city of Burien had its very own mascot hydroplane – the aptly-named ‘Miss Burien.’ She never won a race, but for a scrappy boat with a relatively... [Read more]

Suz Muse: I miss those neighbors

Suz Muse: I miss those neighbors

By Suzanne Greive I had an elderly neighbor that I wanted to befriend. Although every time I tried, he turned away. I would wave and he would walk away. I would say hello and he would not reply. Finally,... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16: “Thank you to the 1 donor already signed up! We still have 34 available appointments to fill! Ask a friend... [Read more]

Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest Art Party – is set for Saturday, Nov. 17

Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest Art Party – is set for Saturday, Nov. 17

Doors to the Burien Community Center open at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 for Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest annual art party and auction. This event is hosted by the Burien Arts Association, will... [Read more]

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Remember the good ol’ days when you could wave goodbye at the airport gate as someone boarded a plane? Or you could welcome them with a hug at the gate of a domestic flight? Or grab a bite to eat... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Burien, Seahurst Condo, Burien Cottage, Des Moines, Tukwila, West Seattle

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Burien, Seahurst Condo, Burien Cottage, Des Moines, Tukwila, West Seattle

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding 10 great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is brand new that has contemporary style and a spacious... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday comedy <i>Handle with Care</i> opens Nov. 23

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday comedy Handle with Care opens Nov. 23

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production of Handle with Care – a “delightfully fresh holiday comedy dusted with magic and brimming with romance,” will open on Friday, Nov. 23. This Northwest... [Read more]

City of Burien receives three proposals from developers for new hotel

City of Burien receives three proposals from developers for new hotel

Three hotel developers this week submitted proposals to the City of Burien construct a hotel on city-owned land downtown. The 1.3-acre proposed undeveloped property is located on SW 150th Street between... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Nov. 17

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Nov. 17

Volunteers are needed to join friends and neighbors on Saturday, Nov. 17, to help protect and restore Walker Preserve. This will be the final volunteer event of the year at this location. “Join us... [Read more]

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala raised a gross amount of $57,600, which surpasses last year’s results. “All of this I do for my children and my community.” – Sandra Simarra Organizers... [Read more]

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

Fundraiser has started for Joan McGilton Rock Memorial Project at Seahurst

Fundraiser has started for Joan McGilton Rock Memorial Project at Seahurst

A group of friends and fellow community leaders have come together to honor longtime former Burien Councilmember and Mayor Joan McGilton’s legacy at Seahurst Park with a memorial rock and plaque…

Sponsored Post Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Our friends at Zenith Holland Gardens are ready to help you celebrate the holidays with classes, special events and all the best in trees, plants, gifts and decor to make your home and garden merry and... [Read more]

Launch Party for Burien Youth Council will be at Community Center this Friday

Launch Party for Burien Youth Council will be at Community Center this Friday

A Launch Party for the new Burien Youth Council will be held at the Burien Community Center this Friday, Nov. 9, starting at 4 p.m.: Are you ready to get involved within the community and make a difference? Then... [Read more]

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