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Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

The City of Burien’s FREE ‘Music In The Park’ concert series will kick off at Lake Burien School Park on Thursday, July 7 with jazz from Pearl Django. The free concert will run from 6:30–8... [Read more]

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead.  Anybody read or heard any of those lately?... [Read more]

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

A Book Signing & Launch Party will be held for former Highline High grad and baseball coach David Larson on Monday, June 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. Larson is a 1969 Highline grad,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 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: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hey you! Yes, you. You look worried! Don’t be. Burien’s Hi-Liners still have room in their camps! But hurry. Summer theatre fun starts on Monday, June 27: 8 weeks of Camps (Ages 5–16) In... [Read more]

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

A Free Artist Talk with Photographer Melissa McClain will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery on Sunday, June 26, from 4 – 6 p.m. The Burien Arts Gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien;... [Read more]

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Photos from the 2014 parade courtesy Elston Hill Proudly in its 95th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County. The... [Read more]

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

Courtesy Dory Hamlyn comes this great photo of a stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over a recent, dark gray Puget Sound day in ‘June-uary’ (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos and story: This is an amazing time of the year. Lowest tides of the year are in June with some of the lowest this week. Saturday morning (June 18)... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, Chili Cook-Off winners announced

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, Chili Cook-Off winners announced

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos courtesy Elston Hill Congrats to the following Father’s Day Car and Motorcycle Show participants, who ended up taking home an award for their... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

Courtesy residents Elston Hill and Stan Milkowski, below are some great photos taken this week of some beautiful Bald Eagles as hey cruise, battle crows, and eat breakfast in Burien. First, from Elston... [Read more]

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

Here’s episode #56 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]

Mixed-media Artist Kathy Constantine spotlighted in July at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed-media Artist Kathy Constantine spotlighted in July at Burien Arts Gallery

Works by mixed-media artist Kathy Constantine will be featured in July at the Burien Arts Gallery. Meet Kathy at the Opening Reception on Friday, July 8, from 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery, located at 826 SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears lose exciting game to South Sound Sox

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears lose exciting game to South Sound Sox

[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]

‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be Saturday at Wild Strawberry Festival

‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be Saturday at Wild Strawberry Festival

The ‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be held at Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival this Saturday, June 18, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the Town Square Stage. These “battles”... [Read more]

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

On Tuesday, June 14, Photographer Jerry Gay presented Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Chief Mike Marrs with 100 copies of his classic Pulitzer Prize winning photograph taken on Three Tree Point in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting will be Thursday, June 16

Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting will be Thursday, June 16

VISIT ITALY AT OUR JUNE WINE TASTING Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. in the Tin Theater 


SCALABRONE Rose’ Bolgheri DOC 2015 
Brilliant peony pink in color, this wine shows... [Read more]

Arts, entertainment, car show & more at Wild Strawberry Festival this weekend!

Arts, entertainment, car show & more at Wild Strawberry Festival this weekend!

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival is coming up at Town Square Park this weekend – Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19! The festival – along with the Father’s Day Car Show – attracts... [Read more]

PHOTO: ‘Why I love Burien’ – crab pots stacked in neighbor’s driveway

PHOTO: ‘Why I love Burien’ – crab pots stacked in neighbor’s driveway

Resident Elston Hill shares this story and photo of why he loves living in Burien: The other night I knew why I loved Burien. We arrived at Sea-Tac at 10:30 p.m. and it was a zoo. Crazy with so many people.... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[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: ‘Citizen of Year’ awarded; CARES renewed; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: ‘Citizen of Year’ awarded; CARES renewed; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #55 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]