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PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

Obliteride riders pedaled more than 63,000 miles across western Washington this weekend – including through the Burien area – raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues Thursday with Reggae

REMINDER: Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues Thursday with Reggae

Thursday, August 13: Adrian Xavier Reggae Our friends from the city want to remind our Readers that Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert series continues this Thursday night,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka “CSI: Highline”), which starts Oct. 1. “We are looking for adventurous volunteers to... [Read more]

PODCAST: Police chase, capture car thieves on foot; Jack Mayne + more…

PODCAST: Police chase, capture car thieves on foot; Jack Mayne + more…

Here’s episode #14 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]

Sponsored Post See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

Advertiser the Tin Room Theater wants our Readers to know that they are doing a fundraiser tied into their newest movie – “Roar” – which opens Friday night (Aug. 7) and runs through Thursday... [Read more]

PHOTO: Morning sun illuminates Mt. Rainier for start of another beautiful day

PHOTO: Morning sun illuminates Mt. Rainier for start of another beautiful day

Reader Ray Hamlyn sent us this great photo of Mt. Rainier, taken from Burien’s Three Tree Point at around 6 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. “The morning sun begins illuminating Mt Rainier, signaling... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

Get ready for the area’s favorite family 5k – the Burien Brat Trot – a flat and fast 5k and one mile race throughout the streets of Burien, followed by the best street party around, coming... [Read more]

Meet ‘Deciduous Sky’ artist Friday evening at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet ‘Deciduous Sky’ artist Friday evening at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s featured artist for August – Julie Devine – at Friday’s Opening Reception, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the Gallery, 826 SW 152nd St. in Olde Burien. The exhibit, titled “Deciduous... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hear FREE live ‘Country Soul’ from Modern Relics TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Hear FREE live ‘Country Soul’ from Modern Relics TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONIGHT – Thursday, Aug. 6 – with live Country Soul music from the Modern Relics at Lake Burien School Park, starting at 6:30... [Read more]

2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be in Seahurst Saturday, Aug. 22

2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be in Seahurst Saturday, Aug. 22

The 2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be held from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 at SW 152nd and 21st Ave SW, near St. Francis of Assisi in the Seahurst neighborhood. Registration... [Read more]

Burien’s Unique, FREE & Oh-So-Sweet ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Festival will be Sept. 12

Burien’s Unique, FREE & Oh-So-Sweet ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Festival will be Sept. 12

Burien’s Unique, FREE & Oh-So-Sweet ‘Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession’ is coming to Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5 – 10 p.m. This is a very magical... [Read more]

Normandy Park Artist Raymond Street’s paintings at Burien Community Center

Normandy Park Artist Raymond Street’s paintings at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center is presenting the paintings of Normandy Park artist Raymond Street in the lobby gallery.  Raymond has exhibited his work at the Normandy Park Art Fair and Black Zia Cantina... [Read more]

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

http://www.vimeo.com/110224484 Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic-minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: NW Mural Masters create masterpieces in Burien’s Art Alley

PHOTOS/VIDEO: NW Mural Masters create masterpieces in Burien’s Art Alley

Over the weekend, several Artists created brand new mural masterpieces in the “Art Alley” located behind SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The event – the first ever – was called “Northwest... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

On Saturday (Aug. 1) residents Elston and Jackie Hill hiked through Seahurst Park, eventually finding a low tide with families keeping cool. “There were four docents from the Seattle Aquarium talking... [Read more]

Concession stand to open at Seahurst Park on Saturday

Concession stand to open at Seahurst Park on Saturday

Burien Parks announced that a brand new concession stand will open at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Aug. 1. “SnackActive, a local Burien business, will be offering light food and other concession goods... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s lucky episode #13 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]

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

Burien Arts Association’s FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Much Ado About Nothing” will be this Saturday, Aug. 1, at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street), from 7 –... [Read more]

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

There will be a show of 18 Artist United members at the Burien Community Center, running from Aug. 4 thru the end of October. There will be an opening reception for the show on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

[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]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ will be Saturday, Aug. 8

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ will be Saturday, Aug. 8

You’re invited to attend Discover Burien’s first annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and “fun”draiser, starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 on the beach of Seahurst Park, located at 1600... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

The Blue Angels have been taking off this week – just a stone’s throw from Burien – at Boeing Field, and resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went out Thursday morning (July 30) and took... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks will be holding a FREE Scavenger Hunt-style Family Fun Run for runners and walkers of all ages, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13. “Get ready because the 60-minute dash starts... [Read more]

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

August’s B-Town Beat is coming to downtown Burien on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every taste in addition to plenty of visual art and photography,”... [Read more]

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

A group of Artists will be presenting a weekend of live art this coming Friday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 2 at the ‘Art Alley” located behind SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The event... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Discover Burien – along with their Seasoned Chefs – will be welcoming guest Chef Heidi Pomeroy to the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday (July 30), along with an outdoor yoga class from Bikram Yoga. Pomeroy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: We are lucky to live near the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field in Tukwila. Admission is $20 for... [Read more]