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Burien Actors Theatre party on Sept. 19 will feature pianist David Templeton

Burien Actors Theatre party on Sept. 19 will feature pianist David Templeton

Listen to the beautiful music of internationally renowned pianist David Templeton (pictured above), plus fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party &... [Read more]

Local Scouts go on ‘life-changing summer trek’ through New Mexico wilderness

Local Scouts go on ‘life-changing summer trek’ through New Mexico wilderness

Photos courtesy Boy Scout Troop #360 A crew of six teenage Scouts and their leaders from local Boy Scout Troop 360 went on a “life-changing summer trek” through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Beautiful, sunny skies predicted for  St. Luke’s ‘English Fete’ on Saturday, Sept. 12

Beautiful, sunny skies predicted for  St. Luke’s ‘English Fete’ on Saturday, Sept. 12

What rhymes with “plate“? Why, “Fete” of course! That is if you’re in England and talking about any of the thousands of charming “Village Fetes” that occur all... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Our 11-year old Photographer shoots the Mariners!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Our 11-year old Photographer shoots the Mariners!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity; here’s an update: The Field of Bees Helping Hands Project took 39 pounds of produced grown and harvested... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery presents four talented printmakers in September

Burien Arts Gallery presents four talented printmakers in September

Four talented printmakers – Betsy Best, Sam Hamrick, Theresa Neinas and Chris Rollins – will display their work Sept. 2 thought Oct. 3 at the Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Come meet... [Read more]

Vintage Films add new dimension to the Highline Classic Jazz Festival Sept. 19

Vintage Films add new dimension to the Highline Classic Jazz Festival Sept. 19

Vintage Jazz Films will add new a dimension to the 7th annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 11 p.m. This year’s fest will be a “Jazz... [Read more]

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson to speak at Burien Rotary Thursday

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson to speak at Burien Rotary Thursday

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at the Rotary Club of Burien/White Center’s monthly lunch this Thursday, starting at Noon at Angelo’s Restaurant. Rotarians are inviting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

When Saturday’s windstorm hit, not only was resident Elston Hill out and about, but so were several brave kiteboarders, who were sailing off the shores of Burien. “At almost exactly Noon Saturday... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the lam; weather forecast & more…

PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the lam; weather forecast & more…

Here’s episode #17 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Artists United Exhibit opens at Normandy Park Art Gallery Thursday

REMINDER: Artists United Exhibit opens at Normandy Park Art Gallery Thursday

REMINDER: Normandy Park Art Gallery at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will change out its current art exhibit with 5 new artists’ works, and will host a community champagne reception this Thursday,... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help move ‘Boo in Burien’ Haunted House to new location

Volunteers needed to help move ‘Boo in Burien’ Haunted House to new location

Scene from inside a previous haunted house at Moss Chiropractic. Volunteers are needed to help continue a local Halloween tradition – the Haunted House held during the annual ‘Boo in Burien’... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

The Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. And all seats are just $12 for Opening Night (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Get “gussied up” on Friday night, Sept. 25, for a night of fun at Burien Senior Program’s Annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser! You will enjoy a 3-course... [Read more]

PHOTO: Smoke from Washington forest fires nearly obscures the sun

PHOTO: Smoke from Washington forest fires nearly obscures the sun

Reader Elston Hill is sharing another great photo of a near-sunset taken from Burien, of which he says: On Saturday, UW Meteorologist Cliff Mass wrote that the air in Portland, OR was more polluted than... [Read more]

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic

Here’s episode #16 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Thursday night (Aug. 20) was ‘Movies in the Park’ night at Lake Burien School Park, co-sponsored by the City, the Burien Film Festival and “The Maury Island Incident,” but unfortunately... [Read more]

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: The 2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 22, at SW 152nd and 21st Ave SW, near St. Francis of Assisi in the Seahurst neighborhood. The... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 5, 2015. There is space for 140 vendors, with a student art show,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

Resident Elston Hill recently took some out of town guests on a tour of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and he brought along his camera. “I was amused a few months... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The FREE annual ‘ZombieFest’ will be taking over the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 8 p.m. This is a FREE, public event meant for humans, families,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

The Burien Arts Association urgently needs volunteers for three upcoming events. By volunteering, citizens will not only be helping their community but also be participating in fun activities. Face painters... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: See a FREE screening of entries from the inaugural Burien Film Festival as well as the locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” this Thursday night, Aug. 20. Yes,... [Read more]