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Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ this weekend, opening TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 24, with the finalé... [Read more]

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective is searching for superheroes: Dear Sidekicks, As you know, we’re on a mission to help extraordinary young people turn their big ideas into real-world solutions. But... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all who enjoy film... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

The public is invited to El Dorado West Retirement Community for a presentation by Friend to Friend America on Thursday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m.: Would you like a visitor? Do you know someone that could... [Read more]

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children: If you want to be a part of a phenomenal team, gain new skills, and change your life, consider Reading Partners AmeriCorps in Seattle.... [Read more]

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle conducted noise testing at Des Moines Elementary School as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be Part of the Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards! Highline Schools Foundation announces “Celebrate! Highline” as the 2017 Gold Star Awards theme. “Celebrate! Highline”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend! The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be all weekend. Do you want... [Read more]

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Advertiser Seattle Christian School invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County choose Seattle Christian School! Is it the commitment to academic excellence? The caring and... [Read more]

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day), Teachers at Burien’s Hazel Valley Elementary School greeted students with welcome signs and cheers as they arrived on campus to send a message of inclusion... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25! With equal measures of pluck and... [Read more]

Referees needed – clinics for Highline Soccer Club start this Saturday, Feb. 18

Referees needed – clinics for Highline Soccer Club start this Saturday, Feb. 18

Highline Soccer Club continues to have a shortage of Referees. The following New Referee Clinics have been scheduled for individuals to become Referees. Saturday, 2/18/2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, 650... [Read more]

Registration for Highline Soccer Club’s spring season is now open

Registration for Highline Soccer Club’s spring season is now open

Registration has opened for the Highline Soccer Club: We are excited to announce that registration for our spring soccer season is open! As we continue to grow, we will be partnering again with our association... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

[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]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools is seeking the public’s feedback on proposed new high school schedule options designed to help students meet new state graduation requirements. See sample schedules, ask... [Read more]

Learn ‘How to Market to Actually Make Money’ at Discover Burien event Feb. 23

Learn ‘How to Market to Actually Make Money’ at Discover Burien event Feb. 23

Discover Burien’s monthly “Ask the Professional” Education Event for February – set for Thursday, Feb. 23 – will be with the Washington State Small Business Development Center: “How to... [Read more]

‘Indivisible Burien’ group kicks off this Thursday, Feb. 9 at Elks Club

‘Indivisible Burien’ group kicks off this Thursday, Feb. 9 at Elks Club

A new group called ‘Indivisible Burien’ kicks off this Thursday Feb. 9th at the Dawah Center on the Lower Level of the Elks Club; here’s an announcement from Organizers: Please join... [Read more]

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Discover Burien this week announced Yazmine Chable-Felix as the winner of its 2017 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund was designed to help students in our community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FITT BALANCE will be exhibiting at 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference Feb. 9-12

FITT BALANCE will be exhibiting at 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference Feb. 9-12

Pacific Northwest flagship for Flow Motion aquatic fitness, FITT BALANCE, will be exhibiting at the 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference hosted at Lynnwood Convention Center this Thursday, Feb. 9 –... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Stormwater Film Contest for High School Students

City of Burien holding Stormwater Film Contest for High School Students

The City of Burien announced this week its first-ever PSA (Public Service Announcement) Stormwater Film Contest for High School Students. This year, the contest theme is stormwater pollution—why... [Read more]