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FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

A coho in spawning colors in the stream. Photo by Erik McDonald. Volunteers searching for spawning salmon in Miller Creek. Photo by Elissa Ostergaard. A volunteer measures a dead salmon as part of Community... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this TUESDAY, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 3 p.m.: Courtesy Rory Maliuna Keahi Jaramillo-King comes this video of a school bus sliding off the road as it tried to descend S. 140th in Burien during Monday morning’s snow... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

Despite some snow, Highline Public Schools will be running on its regular schedule today – Monday, Dec. 5, 2016: Snow is NOT impacting bus routes this morning. School is on schedule. — Highline... [Read more]

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 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]

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

[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]

Sponsored Post Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy is offering two Upcoming Creative Arts Workshops: Rustic Holiday Tree Centerpiece WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 7-9PM INSTRUCTOR: Lory Newsom We will be making Rustic/Vintage... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held next Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Do your holiday shopping at the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar – coming this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide variety of holiday items and gifts will be on sale at this great bazaar,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

The King County Library System is seeking the public’s input to help shape its future at a Strategic Planning: Community Conversation this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Last Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

Photographer Matika Wilbur’s work on Native Americans at Burien Library Dec. 1

Photographer Matika Wilbur’s work on Native Americans at Burien Library Dec. 1

Matika Wilbur Presents: Changing The Way We See Native America: Dismantling Native American Stereotypes For far too long, Native America has been misrepresented as a “vanishing race,” silenced in... [Read more]

More than 40 student volunteers from Waskowitz replant along Cedar River

More than 40 student volunteers from Waskowitz replant along Cedar River

Equipped with shovels, gloves, and 350 plants, more than 40 students from the Waskowitz Environmental Leaders School (WELS) in Burien spent Nov. 21 replanting one mile of the bank of the Cedar River... [Read more]

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie selected as ‘Coach of the Year’

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie selected as ‘Coach of the Year’

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie was recently selected as ‘Coach of the Year’ for 4A NPSL Cascade All-League Girls Soccer. Michelle is the head women’s coach at Kennedy Catholic... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Students thank community for overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote

Highline Public Schools Students thank community for overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote

Highline Public Schools students have a lot to be thankful for this year – thanks to the community, the school construction bond passed, with a ‘Yes’ vote of nearly 67 percent. “We... [Read more]

Former Seahawk Russell Okung learns to code at Burien’s Highline High School

Former Seahawk Russell Okung learns to code at Burien’s Highline High School

Story & Photos by Kelsey Par Huddled in a cramped Highline High School classroom learning computer coding was probably the last place you’d expect to find a big, tough, Denver Bronco offensive tackle,... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their annual Arts... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 19

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 19

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get your holiday shopping done early! Looking for unique art, simple stocking... [Read more]

Highline High Booster Club’s annual ‘Pirate Pig Roast’ is this Friday night

Highline High Booster Club’s annual ‘Pirate Pig Roast’ is this Friday night

Calling all Pirates and Pirate supporters – the Highline High School Booster Club will be holding its annual ‘Pirate Pig Roast’ fundraiser party this Friday night, Nov. 18, at the Normandy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boy Scout Troop #375 Game Night Open House is this Friday night, Nov. 18

Boy Scout Troop #375 Game Night Open House is this Friday night, Nov. 18

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding a Game Night Open House this Friday, Nov. 18, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. This event is FREE and open to all boys ages 10-14, as well as their parents/guardians. Oh,... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

The Highline School Board will be holding public hearings on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, as part of the process of reunifying Evergreen High School and Tyee High School. To facilitate reunification, the school... [Read more]

Actors David S. Hogan & Angela DiMarco at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

Actors David S. Hogan & Angela DiMarco at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is... [Read more]

Burien Police Department holding Open House for youth on Mon., Nov. 21

Burien Police Department holding Open House for youth on Mon., Nov. 21

The Burien Police Department will be holding an Open House on Monday, Nov. 21, from 7 – 9 p.m. The event will be held at the police station, located at 14905 6th Ave SW. “We are looking for youth... [Read more]