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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second 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 Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ – with 50+ sales – will be Saturday, June 4

Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ – with 50+ sales – will be Saturday, June 4

It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! The Streets of Garage Sales is a beloved annual event that takes place... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second 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]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 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]

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

Rendering shows what the completed new Pillar Properties apartment (on the left) and Merrill Gardens senior housing will look like when completed. Developers behind the new Merrill Gardens Senior Housing... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding a Clothing and Textile Drive on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at the Burien Annex. “We all have unwanted textiles that are out of fashion, not needed,... [Read more]

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Multi-talented Vancouver B.C. artist Josh Byer displays his colorful “Faux Fauvism” paintings in June at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street. “My technique, Faux Fauvism, attempts... [Read more]

Tickets for Highline Garden Tour – on Saturday, June 11 – are on sale now

Tickets for Highline Garden Tour – on Saturday, June 11 – are on sale now

The featured gardens in Burien, SeaTac and Normandy Park this year all demonstrate ingenious alternatives to lawns – from creeks and ponds to botanical located beneath the 3rd runway. This popular annual... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s 2016 Opening Day is Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m, with the popular ‘Food Truck-In’ featuring over 10 Trucks. The Saturday market will run... [Read more]

Film acting workshop, film contest at Burien Film Office Happy Hour June 7

Film acting workshop, film contest at Burien Film Office Happy Hour June 7

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour – to be held at the Tin Room Bar & Theater on Tuesday night, June 7 – will feature presentations on a local film acting workshop, as well as an upcoming... [Read more]

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Burien Actors Theatre’s 36th season has come to a close. BAT has already begun work on its 37th, the 2016-17, season. But before that adventure gets fully... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

Burien homeowners Tom and Linda Dike invite the community to drive by and see the beautiful foxglove growing along their picket fence, located at the corner of 12th Ave SW & SW 160th Street in Gregory... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

The City of Burien on Monday released its 2016 ‘Music In The Park’ schedule, and some of the highlights include opening night on July 7 with Gypsy Jazz from Pearl Django and closing with old school... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

Residents Elston Hill and Gregory Rehmke braved the overcast, soggy weather on Saturday, May 14 to photograph the Seattle Yacht Club’s second race in the Tri Island Series – from Vashon to Shilshole... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

Here’s episode #51 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]

PHOTOS: Boats, bees & beauty around Burien during recent warm weather

PHOTOS: Boats, bees & beauty around Burien during recent warm weather

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos – of boats, bees and beauty in our region over the recent warm days (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Workers and queens... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ is May 18 at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ is May 18 at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at North SeaTac Park on Wednesday, May 18 with the WABI Weekday Walkers.  We’ll start at the garden and walk... [Read more]

Highline Bears will open 2016 season at Steve Cox Memorial Field on Sat., May 28

Highline Bears will open 2016 season at Steve Cox Memorial Field on Sat., May 28

The Highline Bears will open their 2016 season against the Langley Blaze on Saturday, May 28, 2016, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. The Bears will be led by new manager Rich Linnros, along... [Read more]

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

A free ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be held on Thursday, May 19, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Burien Town Square Park. The 60-minute... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

Over the weekend, area residents Elston and Jackline Hiil took a tour to see the SR 99 tunnel construction in downtown Seattle. “The tours are free and fascinating,” Elston said. “We... [Read more]

Sponsored Post NY Times Bestselling Author Robert Dugoni returning to Tin Room Bar May 18

NY Times Bestselling Author Robert Dugoni returning to Tin Room Bar May 18

New York Times bestselling Author Robert Dugoni will be returning to Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater for a book signing on Wednesday May 18, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dugoni will be promoting his... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline High Class of ’96 20-year reunion will be Sat., July 9

SAVE THE DATE: Highline High Class of ’96 20-year reunion will be Sat., July 9

20 years. 20 YEARS???? How did this happen?? 1996 Highline High grads are invited to get together and share where life has taken us. What could be better then doing this with good food, in a great atmosphere... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #50 (50 – can you believe it?!) of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]