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Seattle Storm’s open practice will be Wednesday at Tyee campus in SeaTac

Seattle Storm’s open practice will be Wednesday at Tyee campus in SeaTac

The Seattle Storm’s open Kaiser Permanente Community Practice will be held this Wednesday, June 14 at Tyee High School in SeaTac. The event, which takes place from 6-8 p.m., is free and open to... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Rain Garden Workshop this Saturday, June 17

City of Burien holding Rain Garden Workshop this Saturday, June 17

Duwamish Infrastructure Restoration Training – aka DIRT Corps – is building ten residential rain gardens in partnership with the City of Burien Government, and will be holding a Workshop on June 17. Participants... [Read more]

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

An all-school assembly was held at Highline High School Monday morning, June 12, to address increased tensions since a gay pride message on the ‘Spirit Rock’ on the school’s front lawn... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship Recipients and Donors at the 2017 Scholarship Reception. The Highline Schools Foundation announced nearly $200,000 in scholarship awards to students enrolled in... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

On Friday morning (June 9), around 60 students walked out of classes at Highline High School to express their concern about the painting of the ‘Spirit Rock’ and other actions that have made... [Read more]

Political message painted on Highline High Spirit Rock upsets students

Political message painted on Highline High Spirit Rock upsets students

A political message was painted over a previous one declaring tolerance on the “Spirit Rock” on the lawn in front of Highline High School Wednesday night (June 7), and some students are very upset. Apparently... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $60,000 in scholarships

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $60,000 in scholarships

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to Pirate seniors this year. Congrats to this year’s recipients, honored June 4, 2017 (click image to see larger version): Top... [Read more]

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Dad called…he wants to Dive!

Father’s Day is coming up soon – Sunday, June 18 – and here’s a great and unique Father’s Day gift idea: Bring Dad to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Tuesday, June 27, from 7 – 10... [Read more]

REMINDER: Quiet Skies meeting is Tuesday at Gregory Heights School

REMINDER: Quiet Skies meeting is Tuesday at Gregory Heights School

REMINDER: The next public meeting for the Quiet Skies Coalition will be this Tuesday, June 6, 2017, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary School. All residents with concerns about increased... [Read more]

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages... [Read more]

Hazel Valley & Midway schools will launch Spanish-English programs

Hazel Valley & Midway schools will launch Spanish-English programs

Thanks to input from staff and families, more students in Highline Public Schools will have the opportunity for bilingual education – Hazel Valley and Midway elementary schools will transition to English-Spanish... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 70% full and counting – South Sound Nature School Day Camps enrolling now!

70% full and counting – South Sound Nature School Day Camps enrolling now!

Hey Mom and Dad – there’s still time to sign your kids up for South Sound Nature School’s Summer Camps 2017, which will be held at Seahurst Park on Puget Sound and in Seward Park on Lake... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center Teacher Katelyn Asare named Fulbright Scholar

Puget Sound Skills Center Teacher Katelyn Asare named Fulbright Scholar

At Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, Katelyn Asare (pictured, left) serves students working to make up credits and get on track to graduate through career-focused programs. But her students sometimes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE ‘Beginning your Genealogy’ class at El Dorado West on Saturday, June 3

FREE ‘Beginning your Genealogy’ class at El Dorado West on Saturday, June 3

Designed by Freepik A FREE “Beginning your Genealogy” class will be held at El Dorado West Retirement Community (1010 SW 134th Street) on Saturday, June 3, starting at 3:30 p.m. “Interested... [Read more]

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As the school year approaches its last three weeks, students at Burien’s Big Picture High School are getting ready to graduate. That includes the Big Picture... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic announces Lancer Athletics spring all-league honors

Kennedy Catholic announces Lancer Athletics spring all-league honors

With spring sports at Kennedy Catholic High School now complete, the school announced a wealth of North Puget Sound League individual accolades for numerous Lancers: The Lancers were well represented... [Read more]

Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton will be holding a series of Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations on Wednesdays – June 7 and June 14, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – and all... [Read more]

We finally found out who Burien’s ‘Peter Western Bridge’ was named after…

We finally found out who Burien’s ‘Peter Western Bridge’ was named after…

After we posted numerous stories about the closing and demolition of Burien’s Peter Western Bridge, we received a few inquiries asking things like “who the heck was Peter Western?” –... [Read more]

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages event will run... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Advertiser Highline Premier FC Soccer Club is introducing $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26: HPFC is pleased to present the first of several Open Field nights throughout the summer! WHEN: Friday... [Read more]

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Two students were found to be in possession of a fake weapon and other contraband at Highline High School on Wednesday, May 24, according to Principal Vicki Fisher. Initial reports of a student with a... [Read more]

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and former Burien... [Read more]

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DAL Law Firm: The importance of discussing your Estate Plan

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Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]