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PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #62 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]

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

By Jennifer Muscolo The Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is one of our area’s wonders. A serene respite for visitors and volunteers throughout the year. It features a Seike garden, which might remind... [Read more]

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Kudos to the first artist’s submission for the August Community Art Exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street: Way to Go Floyd Tokuda! He’s the first to submit his work. Now everyone,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area this Saturday, July 30, for the annual ‘Paddle to Nisqually,’ and it appears that several... [Read more]

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONGHT – Thursday night (July 28) – with a FREE concert at Lake Burien School Park from classic jazz crooner Chris Anderson! The free... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s second annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and fundraiser will be begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 on the beach of Seahurst Park. The event will include a magical night of... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

Here’s episode #61 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 native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, July 21

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, July 21

Visit LODI at The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE July Wine Tasting, to be held this Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 5 – 7 p.m.! The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. LODI... [Read more]

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

By Scott Schaefer Burien resident Tammy Martin-Tauiliili recently created a new way for locals to go out and explore their city, by walking, searching, creating, hiding, finding and collecting individually-created... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Talent Exposé & Ppen Mic on Thursday, July 28, with sign-ups beginning at 6:15 p.m. “Sing a song! Stand-up comedy! Read a poem! The floor is yours!” Performers... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: “The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle this Thursday night, July 21. Steve... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 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]

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos from Thursday night’s ‘Music in the Park’ at Lake Burien School Park, featuring Caribbean music from the Seattle Woman’s Steel... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

And now, a PSA from Smokey the B-Town Bear:  Read More →

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos of a recent visitor to his Burien garden – a likely Rufous Hummingbird. Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: [NOTE: If you think... [Read more]

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery – get your art exhibited!

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery – get your art exhibited!

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery, where anyone can create a piece of art, bring it to the Gallery on Aug. 1, then get it exhibited during the month of August! See www.burienarts.org for... [Read more]