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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[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: ‘Citizen of Year’ awarded; CARES renewed; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: ‘Citizen of Year’ awarded; CARES renewed; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #55 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]

‘Touch A Truck’ returning to Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 18

‘Touch A Truck’ returning to Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 18

‘Touch A Truck’ is returning to Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18 at Town Square Park. “We have some exciting new vehicles coming,... [Read more]

Fine-arts photography, oil paintings at Burien Arts Gallery through June

Fine-arts photography, oil paintings at Burien Arts Gallery through June

Fine art photographer and creativity coach Melissa McClain displays her photographs at the Burien Arts Gallery in June, together with oil paintings by Greta Dutton. The exhibit runs until June 25. The... [Read more]

Local Actress Angela DiMarco’s new ‘Brides to Be’ film to premiere June 17

Local Actress Angela DiMarco’s new ‘Brides to Be’ film to premiere June 17

Local Actress Angela DiMarco is co-starring in the new film “Brides to Be,” which will world premiere at the Twist of Pride Film Festival on Friday, June 17…

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go until the 4th of July, the Three Tree Point Fireworks fund is still in need of donations. Here are more details from the fund’s website: The Three Tree Point Fireworks... [Read more]

Celebrate at the Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show June 18-19

Celebrate at the Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show June 18-19

It’s almost that special time of the year again! The Burien Wild Strawberry Festival and Father’s Day Car Show returns to Burien Town Square June 18 and 19. Over 8,000 people attend this wonderful... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

Here’s episode #54 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]

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, June 5, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and walk down the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Meet Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Friday

UPDATE: Meet Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Friday

NOTE: Due to complications at the border, Canadian Artist Josh Byer will not be able to attend the Burien Arts Gallery reception this Friday night, June 3. Fine art Photographer and creativity coach Melissa... [Read more]

Hobnobber Tavern holding fundraiser for crash victims on Saturday, June 11

Hobnobber Tavern holding fundraiser for crash victims on Saturday, June 11

Burien’s Hobnobber Tavern will be holding a BBQ Fundraiser for Lorenzo and Xavier on Saturday, June 11, from 1 – 5 p.m. As we previously reported, Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier were seriously... [Read more]

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

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

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the school’s new athletic field, located behind the campus at 140 S. 140th Street in... [Read more]

Bring your pooch to the Farmers Market Thursday for treats from Seattle Barkery

Bring your pooch to the Farmers Market Thursday for treats from Seattle Barkery

Stop by the Burien Farmers Market the first Thursday of the month – including this Thursday, June 2 – and meet “Buster” from Seattle Barkery. This food truck is for four legged guests,... [Read more]

Highline Garden Tour will explore historic gardens on Saturday, June 11

Highline Garden Tour will explore historic gardens on Saturday, June 11

Featuring excellent views and good ideas for those with health restrictions, this is one garden to visit on the 2016 Highline Garden Tour, coming Saturday, June 11: Beginning 40 years ago, this gardener... [Read more]

Photos by  Julie Gautier-Downes now on display at Burien Community Center

Photos by Julie Gautier-Downes now on display at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center will be presenting the works of photographer Julie Gautier-Downes until the end of July, 2016. Julie Gautier-Downes’ studio practice is the investigation of somatic traces... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears burned by Langley Blaze 11-3 Sunday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears burned by Langley Blaze 11-3 Sunday

[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]

REMINDER: Opening Reception for Canadian Artist  Josh Byer is Friday

REMINDER: Opening Reception for Canadian Artist Josh Byer is Friday

REMINDER: Don’t miss the special Artist’s Reception – coming Friday, June 3 – at the Burien Arts Gallery for the opening of Vancouver B.C. artist Josh Byer’s wildly colorful Faux Fauvism... [Read more]

Bears Extinguish Blaze 10-0 in Saturday night season opener in White Center

Bears Extinguish Blaze 10-0 in Saturday night season opener in White Center

Al Miller was the Bears player of the game. Throwing a complete 7 scoreless innings and giving the Bears and new Manager Rich Lindros their first wins of the 2016 Season. Bears Baseball is in full swing! ‘Buntly’... [Read more]

Family information meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be June 6

Family information meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be June 6

A Family Information Meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be held on June 6 at the Burien Library: WHAT: Join the fun and friendship of Girl Scouts by joining the newly formed Troop #42639! WHEN: Monday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

Here’s episode #53 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]

REMINDER: Highline Bears opening game for 2016 is this Saturday night!

REMINDER: Highline Bears opening game for 2016 is this Saturday night!

REMINDER: The Highline Bears open their 2016 season against the Langley Blaze this Saturday night, May 28, with the first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. at Steve Cox Memorial Field in White Center. The Bears... [Read more]

PHOTO: Sun tries to peek through Thursday evening over Vashon Island

PHOTO: Sun tries to peek through Thursday evening over Vashon Island

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo which shows the Sun trying to peek through Thursday evening (May 26) over Vashon Island, as seen from Burien (click image to see larger version):  Read More →