REVIEW: <i>In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)</i> substantial, with humor & heart

REVIEW: In the Next Room (or the vibrator play) substantial, with humor & heart

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park As the proverbial curtain rises, we are witness to the dawn of electricity in domestic life. A time when the magic of a harnessed electrical... [Read more]

Two Burien Musicians/Bands competing in EMP Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!’

Two Burien Musicians/Bands competing in EMP Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!’

Two Burien musicians and bands will be competing in the Experience Music Project Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!‘, being held next Saturday, Feb. 20 – Animal Camera and Travis Thompson. Both... [Read more]

PODCAST: Police seeking armed robbery suspect; boom truck goes boom…

PODCAST: Police seeking armed robbery suspect; boom truck goes boom…

Here’s episode #38 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]

Beware parkers – the City of Burien has hired a Parking Compliance Officer

Beware parkers – the City of Burien has hired a Parking Compliance Officer

Photo courtesy City of Burien. The City of Burien announced Friday (Feb. 12) that it has hired a Parking Compliance Officer to monitor two-hour parking zones and disabled parking spaces in and around the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375 is hosting its annual Fish Dinner TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 12 – from 5 – 7 p.m. at St Francis of Assisi Parish. “The scouts will do the cooking and the clean-up.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY, is an impressive, newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom home with nine-foot... [Read more]

Andrea Reay stepping down as Executive Director of Discover Burien

Andrea Reay stepping down as Executive Director of Discover Burien

Discover Burien Executive Director Andrea Reay announced via email Thursday (Feb. 11) that she will be stepping down from her position at Discover Burien. Reay was first hired for the position in Dec.,... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1 at Tin Theater

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1 at Tin Theater

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater in Olde Burien. This month’s guest speaker will be Courtney Sheehan, Artistic Director of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ runs Feb. 26-27

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ runs Feb. 26-27

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents DreamWorks’ ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’, running Feb. 26 and Feb. 27! Shrek is the... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits! Do you want to help your community and have fun at the same time? The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – sponsored by the Rotary Club of... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers are needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists: As a Beach Naturalist, you’ll learn more about Puget Sound beaches and their inhabitants, and you’ll be trained to help... [Read more]

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

As featured on Good Morning America, SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer solutions that work to help kids find balance. And now,... [Read more]

‘PHOTOS BY ISABEL’ becomes an Art Installation at Australian Pie Company

‘PHOTOS BY ISABEL’ becomes an Art Installation at Australian Pie Company

While Burien may have lost one piece of artwork to a truck at lunchtime Wednesday, it gained a new display before dinner when local 11-year old Photojournalist Isabel installed her first official display... [Read more]

COUPON: $5 Off ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play,’ opening Friday night!

COUPON: $5 Off ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play,’ opening Friday night!

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it opens at Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Advertiser Seattle Christian Schools invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County continue to choose Seattle Christian Schools! They invite you to an Open House on Thursday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Champagne Reception for Georgette Valle at Normandy Park Art Gallery Feb. 25

Champagne Reception for Georgette Valle at Normandy Park Art Gallery Feb. 25

Local Author Georgette Vikingstad Valle will celebrate the launch of her third book – Hi Diddle Diddle, Read a Bird Riddle – with a book signing at the Thursday, Feb. 25 Normandy Park Art Gallery... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

Portion of the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign, back when it was still standing.Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer A crane truck knocked down the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. This will be a FREE... [Read more]

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month’s ‪#‎HighlineAlum‬ campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections,... [Read more]

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find... [Read more]

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

A multi-alarm fire destroyed a chicken coop and shed near SW 170th Street and 21st Ave SW in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9. Several chickens apparently perished in the blaze, which started... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ Birdfest event – to be held this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – will feature a great lineup of experts and writers on birds: Gordon Orians, professor... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

The King County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station on Roxbury Street in White Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2: The suspect is described... [Read more]

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 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]

Sponsored Post JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

Robbins & Co. is looking to hire an Office Assistant at their Burien office: Compensation: Starting at $16-$18 DOE Employment type: full-time Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction... [Read more]

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