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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 $14-$16, DOE Employment type: full-time Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction... [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]

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]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged... [Read more]

Burien Council wants public’s view on keeping CARES as animal control agency

Burien Council wants public’s view on keeping CARES as animal control agency

by Jack Mayne With the animal control contract with nonprofit CARES coming to an end this summer, the Burien City Council was told Monday night (Feb. 1) that it may be asked to extend the contract through... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital’s Open House is this Sunday

REMINDER: VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital’s Open House is this Sunday

REMINDER: Advertiser VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital will be holding an Open House this Sunday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Get a “behind-the-scenes”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House Saturday

REMINDER: Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House this Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Contemporary Normandy Park home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Contemporary Normandy Park home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Jan. 31 – is a lovely contemporary 5-bedroom Normandy Park home... [Read more]

United Way of King County offering free tax return services at Burien Goodwill

United Way of King County offering free tax return services at Burien Goodwill

Take the stress out of filing your taxes and maximize your refund – have United Way of King County prepare your return for free! United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in... [Read more]

Burien Council hires help for strategic planning; new city website coming

Burien Council hires help for strategic planning; new city website coming

by Jack Mayne It was help hiring night at the Burien City Council monthly study session Monday (Jan. 25) night with approval for spending $60,000 for facilitating strategic planning and $75,000 for a... [Read more]

City of Burien receives award for its Comprehensive Annual Finance Report

City of Burien receives award for its Comprehensive Annual Finance Report

Last week, the City of Burien was notified that it is a recipient of a ‘Certificate of Achievement for Excellence’ award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – ‘You’ll Get Hooked!’

Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – ‘You’ll Get Hooked!’

Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – “You’ll Get Hooked!“ That’s the motto of the newest Burien destination to fill your seafood cravings. But don’t let the name fool... [Read more]

REMINDER: Film Office Happy Hour is Tuesday night at Tin Theater

REMINDER: Film Office Happy Hour is Tuesday night at Tin Theater

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

B-TOWN BIZ: Vita d’Italia Italian restaurant closes suddenly

B-TOWN BIZ: Vita d’Italia Italian restaurant closes suddenly

Vita d’Italia, located at 17642 1st Ave South, and which opened last February, suddenly closed Friday night, Jan. 22. It appears that the Italian restaurant has been sold, as a recent customer said... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come discover the benefits of their bi-lingual, faith-filled education program: Faith-Filled Education Academic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

From Advertiser Highline Athletic Club: To celebrate the new year the HAC Group Fitness Team has hit refresh on all “Group” classes and can’t wait to share with you all that’s new! Challenging,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 18

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 18

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ 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... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open Houses: 2 amazing 3 Tree Point homes!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open Houses: 2 amazing 3 Tree Point homes!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest will be holding TWO Open Houses this weekend – from Noon – 3 p.m. this SUNDAY, Jan. 24! Here’s the first home: Enjoy amazing Puget... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life – Highline, which has previously been held at Highline Memorial Stadium and Mt. Rainier High School, will be moving to a new location – downtown Burien – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE 10% – Advertiser 3 Wishes’ January Clearance event ends Jan. 25

SAVE 10% – Advertiser 3 Wishes’ January Clearance event ends Jan. 25

Advertiser 3 Wishes Boutique wants all our Readers to know that their January Clearance Event – with an extra 10% Off – ends on Jan. 25, 2016. This special applies to regular or sale items. Must... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien is holding a ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ educational event on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at their offices at 427 SW 152nd Street. Discover Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE event on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and all are welcome to join! St. Francis of Assisi School is a Catholic parish school... [Read more]

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

by Jack Mayne The City of Burien received an application on Friday (Jan. 15) for its first retail marijuana store – to be called “The Joint” – from a man named David Sadis, and to be located at... [Read more]