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PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of the overnight snow that hit the Burien area, and to which most of us awoke to on New Year’s Day 2017 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kick-off the New Year with Seahawks game at the Tin Room Bar & Theater!

Kick-off the New Year with Seahawks game at the Tin Room Bar & Theater!

Kick-off the New Year at Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater, will be open Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, showing the Seahawk game which kicks-off at 1:25 p.m. in the theater! Hours will be from 11 a.m.... [Read more]

New Year’s Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will trek to Mathison Park this Sunday

New Year’s Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will trek to Mathison Park this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Step into the brand New Year by strolling with others on the January 1, 2017 Walk-n-Talk! This Sunday – Jan. 1 – we’ll meet at Burien Town Square to stroll up... [Read more]

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Here’s a great, fun way to ring in the New Year– this coming Sunday, dive into 2017 at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Streetin Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood…

REMINDER: Highline High Robotics at Jan. 3 Burien Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: Highline High Robotics at Jan. 3 Burien Film Office Happy Hour

Photo provided by Zoe Burchard. REMINDER: Darin Gee (pictured above) will do a presentation about Highline High School’s FIRST Robotics Program at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre recently created a new restaurant directory for Burien, listing at least 127 restaurants – kind of a big deal, considering how much time and effort projects like... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Boys Basketball are tops in their conference!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Boys Basketball are tops in their conference!

[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]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Have you taken the #CassHolidayChallenge yet?

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Have you taken the #CassHolidayChallenge yet?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 14-year old special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016 she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town... [Read more]

After Hours Beach Walk will be Friday, Jan. 13 at Environmental Science Center

After Hours Beach Walk will be Friday, Jan. 13 at Environmental Science Center

Tide’s Out, Lights Out! Environmental Science Center naturalists will be on Seahurst Park Beach exploring alongside residents during an especially low tide at a FREE After Hours Beach Walk on Friday,... [Read more]

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

A new year brings new changes. In the case of the Burien Arts Association, the change is converting from a storefront gallery in Olde Burien (which is closing Dec. 24) to a new Mobile Gallery at Burien’s... [Read more]

Highline High Robotics Program to be featured at Jan. 3 Film Office Happy Hour

Highline High Robotics Program to be featured at Jan. 3 Film Office Happy Hour

Photo provided by Zoe Burchard. Darin Gee (pictured above) will do a presentation about Highline High School’s FIRST Robotics Program at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held on Tuesday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Hoax bomb threat results in lockdown; Jack Mayne on good kids…

PODCAST: Hoax bomb threat results in lockdown; Jack Mayne on good kids…

Here’s episode #79 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]

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of the snow-topped Olympic Mountains, as seen from Burien at sunrise on Friday, Dec. 16 (click image to see larger version, or download the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Donate non-perishable food, get up to 15% OFF at Burien’s Kush21 Pot Shop!

Donate non-perishable food, get up to 15% OFF at Burien’s Kush21 Pot Shop!

Burien’s first legal pot shop – Kush 21 – is holding a Food Drive through the end of December, and you can save 1% off per purchase with each donated canned or boxed item, and save up to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Attorney Tracy Codd returns from successful charity mission to Nepal

Burien Attorney Tracy Codd returns from successful charity mission to Nepal

From Advertiser W. Tracy Codd, Attorney: Tracy and Michelle Codd on Ghami la Pass, near the end of their trek through Nepal’s Upper Mustang region. Tracy and Michelle Codd pose with local villagers... [Read more]

Burien Arts Association Mobile Gallery Exhibit premieres Jan. 6 at City Hall

Burien Arts Association Mobile Gallery Exhibit premieres Jan. 6 at City Hall

Fine detailed drawings by Danny Bobrow and en plein air paintings by Alex Trapp will premiere at the Burien City Municipal Offices, on the third floor of the Burien Library/City Hall building (400 SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

Courtesy Normandy Park resident Michael Snyder (@guyinjeep16) comes these amazing photos of Tuesday night’s ‘Super Moon’ setting over the Olympic Mountains (click images to see larger... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates basketball; Wrestlers in tournament

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates basketball; Wrestlers in tournament

[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 Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop this Saturday, Dec. 17!

Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop this Saturday, Dec. 17!

Photo for illustrative purposes only; actual photos may vary. Get your Dog’s Photos taken with Santa Claus at Pit Stop Bottle Shop & Pub this Saturday, Dec. 17, from 2 – 5 p.m.! Here are the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater’s December Wine Tasting is Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater’s December Wine Tasting is Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater’s December Wine Tasting will be this Thursday, Dec. 15, from 5 – 7 p.m.: December Wine Tasting Thursday, December 15, 2016 | 5:00 ~ 7:00 pm Featured Wines: COPPOLA... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: It’s time to GIVE – take the ‘Cass’ Holiday Challenge’!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: It’s time to GIVE – take the ‘Cass’ Holiday Challenge’!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 14-year old special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016 she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual Holiday Party will be Wed. at Boulevard Park Place

Discover Burien’s annual Holiday Party will be Wed. at Boulevard Park Place

Discover Burien’s annual Member Holiday Party will be held this Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at Boulevard Park Place, located at 2805 SW 125th Street. “We love our members and want... [Read more]

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: December’s WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Dec. 21 – the winter solstice — so let’s warm up by walking to Burien’s secret gardens. Meet a little before 9... [Read more]

Burien Church holding Movie Nights, Christmas Eve Service

Burien Church holding Movie Nights, Christmas Eve Service

Burien Church will be holding Movie Nights on Dec. 16 and 23, as well as a Christmas Eve Service on Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. Burien Church is located at 520 S. 150th Street:  Read More →