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REMINDER: ‘Engaging Trees’ series continues this Sunday at Burien Library

REMINDER: ‘Engaging Trees’ series continues this Sunday at Burien Library

REMINDER: SoCoCulture’s FREE ‘Engaging Trees’ series will continue this Sunday, Nov. 18, with Seattle Times environmental reporter and author of “Witness Tree,” Lynda Mapes, who... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kennedy Catholic’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair & Bake Sale will be Sat., Dec. 1

Kennedy Catholic’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair & Bake Sale will be Sat., Dec. 1

Kennedy Catholic High School’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair & Bake Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Gym and Cafeteria. This is a great, one-stop sale that is perfect... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

There will be two upcoming ‘Coffee with a Cop’ events in Burien soon: Friday, Nov. 30, 5 – 7 p.m.: Salmon Creek Cafe, 11620 Ambaum Blvd. SW Friday, Dec. 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Burien Press,... [Read more]

Budget, housing & homelessness, Fox Cove on agenda for Monday Council

Budget, housing & homelessness, Fox Cove on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting are discussions on the budget, housing and homelessness consortium, an update on the Fox Cove Apartments, zoning code for personal... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Blakley Manor, Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac, Tukwila, Normandy Park & more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Blakley Manor, Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac, Tukwila, Normandy Park & more

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding 10 great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a spacious 4 bd/2.5 bth home in the desirable Blakley... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ will be Sunday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ will be Sunday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be presenting a Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – on Sunday, Dec. 16, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors are most welcome! Enjoy... [Read more]

Suz Muse: I giggle when Google Voice misinterprets my Mom’s voicemail

Suz Muse: I giggle when Google Voice misinterprets my Mom’s voicemail

By Suzanne Greive “Hey Suz!” When my mom calls me and leaves a message, Google Voice tries to interpret her voice and convert voice to text and deliver me the text message to my phone. My... [Read more]

Burien’s ballot box ranked #8 in number of returns in all of King County

Burien’s ballot box ranked #8 in number of returns in all of King County

King County Elections is reporting that the Nov. 6 General Election resulted in about 390,000 ballots being returned through drop boxes during the 2018 General Election, with Burien’s coming as... [Read more]

REMINDER: Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest Art Party – is this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Vision 20/20 – Burien’s biggest Art Party – is this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Doors to the Burien Community Center open at 6:30 p.m. this SATURDAY, Nov. 17, for ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest annual art party and auction! Hosted by the Burien Arts Association,... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: After graduating from Highline High School in 2011, Cori Allan attended Western Washington University, where she earned two Bachelor’s Degrees,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

Courtesy Q13 comes this great video profile of two Latino Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers, who are working to prevent gangs by reaching out to the city’s ~25 percent hispanic community. “King... [Read more]

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]

Fire Dept. seeking donations for Holiday Outreach, and here’s how to help

Fire Dept. seeking donations for Holiday Outreach, and here’s how to help

This holiday season will be the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department’s 31st year of serving families in the Cities of Burien and Normandy Park, as well as the community of White Center. King County... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Jump into the holiday spirit and start your holiday shopping early! Come and experience... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing woman has been FOUND and returned home!

UPDATE: Missing woman has been FOUND and returned home!

UPDATE: 70-year old Cassandra Morrison has been FOUND and returned home! **** Update ****She has returned home! https://t.co/Lxzu8JyYlo — Burien Police (@BurienPD) November 16, 2018 PREVIOUSLY: Burien... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner?’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner?’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: As we previously reported, Normandy Park residents Candace and Tay Krull have been holding a ‘Pardon or Eat’ food fundraiser campaign, and the latest tally favors pardoning their pet... [Read more]

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]