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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding a Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This concert is part of the NWSO’s 30th... [Read more]

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another amazing photo taken from his home in Burien, this time showing some dramatic clouds over the gorgeous, snow-covered Olympic Mountains on Monday night, Jan. 16... [Read more]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

Courtesy local Artist Amber Nichol: It has been the responsibility of artists to accurately reflect society in the face of injustice. I am proud to be hosting this collection of art inspired by the hopes... [Read more]

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Join an interactive panel of Northwest authors as they discuss their books, love for the mystery genre and England at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 11. Then…stay and enjoy an English tea... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

Highline High Jazz Band’s ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ will be Sat., Feb. 11

Highline High Jazz Band’s ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ will be Sat., Feb. 11

The Highline High School Jazz Band will be persenting “Dancing Under The Stars” on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7-10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria.  All Ages welcome. Cost... [Read more]

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes: Make Your Own Ceramic Buttons January 14, 2017 10am – 2pm Supplies fee $5 Burien Free Methodist Church 520 S 150th... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ opening FRIDAY night at the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.! The show... [Read more]

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this photo of a dramatic Moonset over the Olympic Mountains, as photographed from his Burien home early Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

The 2017 ‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition will be Saturday, Jan. 21

The 2017 ‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition will be Saturday, Jan. 21

The ‘Battle Of Burien’ dance competition will be held at the Community Center on Jan. 21, 2017, starting at 6 p.m. This event is an annual “dance off” where local youth compete... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Seeking Wellness in 2017? Art, Yoga and Meditation could be your Key Ingredient! Discover the benefits of these healthy practices at AdvertiserLake Burien Physical Therapy. Along with all the traditional... [Read more]

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

Local film composer David Templeton will be featured at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 7, starting at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater…

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes more amazing photos, this time documenting Saturday’s Duwamish Head Race, which sailed past the shores of Burien. According to race sponsor Three Tree Point Yacht... [Read more]

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center…

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went down to Three Tree Point Thursday morning (Jan. 5) to watch the sunrise. “Planes were landing from the south,” Elston said. “But before... [Read more]

Prolific playwright Don Zolidis visits Highline High School’s Drama Dept.

Prolific playwright Don Zolidis visits Highline High School’s Drama Dept.

New York’s Actors Studio trained Playwright Don Zolidis visited the classroom of Highline High School’s Drama Department recently. Zolidis is considered “the most produced high school playwright... [Read more]

Friday’s Burien Arts Opening Reception is movin’ on up to city offices

Friday’s Burien Arts Opening Reception is movin’ on up to city offices

Another first Friday brings another Opening Reception for an exciting Burien Arts Association fine arts exhibit, which is movin’ on up to Burien’s municipal offices on the third floor of... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14! In this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great pics of his dog ‘Scrappy,’ who had a great time playing in the snow Monday morning (Jan. 2) at Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Dog Park. Click... [Read more]

Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity will be Jan. 17 at The Point

Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity will be Jan. 17 at The Point

A Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity The Gilded Feather Foundation (GFF) will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. at The Point, located at 435 SW 152nd Street in Burien. The GFF was founded in... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

Dozens of crazed residents dove into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. What started out as a small neighborhood tradition in 2002... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of the overnight snow that hit the Burien area, and to which most of us awoke to on New Year’s Day 2017 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If... [Read more]