Burien News Section

Sponsored Post Champagne Reception for Georgette Valle at Normandy Park Art Gallery Feb. 25

Champagne Reception for Georgette Valle at Normandy Park Art Gallery Feb. 25

Local Author Georgette Vikingstad Valle will celebrate the launch of her third book – Hi Diddle Diddle, Read a Bird Riddle – with a book signing at the Thursday, Feb. 25 Normandy Park Art Gallery... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

UPDATE: ‘Downtown Burien’ archway on SW 152nd destroyed; new videos added

Portion of the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign, back when it was still standing.Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer A crane truck knocked down the ‘Downtown Burien’ archway sign... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. This will be a FREE... [Read more]

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month’s ‪#‎HighlineAlum‬ campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections,... [Read more]

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find... [Read more]

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

A multi-alarm fire destroyed a chicken coop and shed near SW 170th Street and 21st Ave SW in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9. Several chickens apparently perished in the blaze, which started... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ Birdfest event – to be held this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – will feature a great lineup of experts and writers on birds: Gordon Orians, professor... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

[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]

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

The King County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station on Roxbury Street in White Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2: The suspect is described... [Read more]

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 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 JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office

Robbins & Co. is looking to hire an Office Assistant at their Burien office: Compensation: Starting at $16-$18 DOE Employment type: full-time Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking input on new Downtown Mobility Plan

City of Burien seeking input on new Downtown Mobility Plan

How do you get around Downtown Burien? The City of Burien is preparing a Downtown Mobility Plan, and they want to hear from residents. “The Plan will focus on how you get to Downtown Burien and... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, Feb. 12

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, Feb. 12

Boy Scout Troop #375 is hosting its annual Fish Dinner on Friday, Feb. 12 at St Francis of Assisi Parish. “The scouts will do the cooking and the clean-up. Come and enjoy good food and friends!” This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for the 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway! Please stop by Sylvester Middle School Gym on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. through the end of February to register... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious & bright 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious & bright 5-BD home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, Feb. 6 – is a spacious, bright and welcoming 5-bedroom home with plenty of space! Smart... [Read more]

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New this year – and to be staged before the annual Cove to Clover 5K – is the ‘GRIT Found Challenge,’ a pre-race event that combines obstacles and exercises to “test your mettle before... [Read more]

Registration for Southwest Little League begins Saturday

Registration for Southwest Little League begins Saturday

Registration for the Southwest Little League begins this Saturday, Feb. 6, as well as Saturday, Feb. 13 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Log Cabin at Steve Cox Memorial Ball Park in White Center. All... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

[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]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ is Feb. 10

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ is Feb. 10

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening of ‘The Bite Sandwich Company’ will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 10:30 a.m. – Noon. “Discover Burien is happy to welcome new business and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for January

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for January

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest released their Top Producer list for January, 2016, and congrats are in order for the #1 Agent, Colin McCabe: You can reach these top Agents... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards to be presented March 18; have YOU voted yet?

Discover Burien Awards to be presented March 18; have YOU voted yet?

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Awards Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program is hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Burien Parks’ annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be this Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Burien Community Center. Dance the night away with your favorite little girl. There will be two sessions... [Read more]

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

by Scott Schaefer The first-ever monthly ‘Happy Hour’ for the new Burien Film Office premiered to a packed house at the Tin Theater Tuesday night (Feb. 2), with over 50 film and arts enthusiasts... [Read more]