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Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Jayden Sadettan, a current standout engineering student at University of Washington (UW) is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Sadettan, a 2015 Highline High School (HHS)... [Read more]

Call for Artists & Filmmakers for 2nd Burien Film Festival; meeting set Jan. 26

Call for Artists & Filmmakers for 2nd Burien Film Festival; meeting set Jan. 26

The Second Annual Burien Film Festival will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 in Olde Burien, and organizers have put out a ‘Call for Artists’ – both for Artists and Filmmakers – with... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Basketball teams hoop it up

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Basketball teams hoop it up

[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]

PODCAST: Fatal shooting victim identified; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Fatal shooting victim identified; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #34 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 Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception features 5 local Artists Jan. 28

Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception features 5 local Artists Jan. 28

Five Artists from Burien’s Artists United will feature their work at the upcoming monthly Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception on Thursday, Jan. 28 – Jacque Carroll, Harry Langdon, Helena... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ’15 Reasons Not To Be In A Play’ will be Jan. 22-23

Highline High School’s ’15 Reasons Not To Be In A Play’ will be Jan. 22-23

Highline High School will be presenting “15 Reasons Not To Be In A Play” on Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 23 at Noon and 7 p.m. Performances of this one-act comedy will be... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books’ new ‘Saturday Morning Book Club’ starts Saturday

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ new ‘Saturday Morning Book Club’ starts Saturday

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ new ‘Saturday Morning Book Club’ begins this Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. Always wanted to join a book club but never found one that met at a convenient time?... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

Hi-Liners actors Erin Glaman and Nate Evenson in “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”–running this weekend at Renton Civic Theater. Photo by Jean Johnson Productions. REMINDER: The... [Read more]

PHOTO: ‘The Brothers’ mountains reflect the Thursday morning Sunrise

PHOTO: ‘The Brothers’ mountains reflect the Thursday morning Sunrise

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another great photo, this time of ‘The Brothers’ in the Olympic Mountains as they reflect light from Thursday morning’s Sunrise (click image to see... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools has teamed up the King County Library System (KCLS) to participate in the ‘Big Read,’ a program of the National Endowment for the Arts. KCLS distributed 800 free copies... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Paddleboarders paddle past – and back to – the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Paddleboarders paddle past – and back to – the shores of Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these scenic photos of paddleboarders paddling their way past – and back to – the shores of Burien on a clear and crisp Sunday (Jan. 10) (click images to see... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from the ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdancing contest

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from the ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdancing contest

[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]

PHOTOS: South Sound Series Duwamish Head Race sails past Burien

PHOTOS: South Sound Series Duwamish Head Race sails past Burien

The Three Tree Point Yacht Club held its South Sound Series Duwamish Head Race on Saturday, Jan. 9, and residents Elston Hill and Gregory Rehmke took some great photos. This was Race 2 of the Southern... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglary suspect arrested; bank robbed; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Burglary suspect arrested; bank robbed; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #33 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]

‘The Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at Community Center Saturday

‘The Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at Community Center Saturday

The ‘Battle Of Burien’ dance competition will be this Saturday, Jan. 9, from 5 – 11 p.m. at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. More info available at this Facebook... [Read more]

Highline High Drama Department’s 1st performance of 2016 will be Jan 22-23

Highline High Drama Department’s 1st performance of 2016 will be Jan 22-23

The Highline High School Drama Department’s first performance of 2016 will be held Friday, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Highline Performing Arts Center: Friday, Jan. 22: 7 p.m. Saturday,... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White Center Food... [Read more]

PHOTO: Another day, another dang fine Sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Another day, another dang fine Sunrise as seen from Burien

Another day, another dang fine pic of a beautiful Sunrise reflecting on the Olympics and Vashon as photographed by resident Elston Hill (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be premiering its new monthly Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Tin Theater, located at 923 SW 152nd Street. This... [Read more]

Artists tell their stories through clay at Burien Arts Gallery’s January exhibit

Artists tell their stories through clay at Burien Arts Gallery’s January exhibit

An Opening Reception for Artists from the Washington Clay Arts Association will be this Friday, Jan. 8, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Artists... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Tracy Weber at Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Author Tracy Weber at Page 2 Books Saturday

Author Tracy Weber returns to Page 2 Books at 2 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 9, to introduce the third in her Downward Dog yoga mystery series. Following “Murder Strikes a Pose” and “A Killer Retreat,”... [Read more]

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

Washington Clay Arts Association is presenting a FREE ‘Day of Clay’ this Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Burien Library – all day! “Join us at the Burien Library for this year’s WCA Winter... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ opens Friday in Renton

Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ opens Friday in Renton

The Hi-Liners’ Winter Show “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens this Friday, Jan. 8 at the Renton Civic Theater. Performances will be held on: Friday, January 8, 7–8pm Saturday,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Container ship ‘Ever Smart’ passes Burien as it heads to Taiwan

PHOTO: Container ship ‘Ever Smart’ passes Burien as it heads to Taiwan

Not only does resident Elston Hill have a nice view, but he’s also got a great eye – he sent us this great photo of the Evergreen container ship ‘Ever Smart’ taken Sunday morning (Jan.... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

[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]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Dozens of brave, crazy citizens dove into the New Year at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday, Jan. 1, under bright and clear sunny skies, with the air temp around 35 and the water actually... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee stops off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee stops off Three Tree Point

Resident Elston Hill took these photos of Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee Thursday morning (Dec. 31), as it traveled north past Three Tree Point before coming to a stop. Then it resumed its path north... [Read more]