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REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER:St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ this Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

At its annual ‘State of Our Schools’ event on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield shared the next generation of the district’s strategic plan…

Normandy Park basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Normandy Park basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Stanford, CA – January 12, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball wins over Washington State 70-57 at Maples Pavilion. STANFORD, CA – January 26, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball defeats... [Read more]

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Scenes from a snowy day in Burien

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Scenes from a snowy day in Burien

Are you enjoying the light dusting of snow our area received? Aside from telecommuting to avoid the slick roads, another diversion of course is to look at photos of how nice the B-Town area looks as a... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s <em>Rapture, Blister, Burn</em> is a very satisfying experience

REVIEW: BAT’s Rapture, Blister, Burn is a very satisfying experience

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park If you want to warm your hearts and minds during this February cold spell head to Burien Actors Theatre for Rapture, Blister, Burn. Attending this production... [Read more]

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington,’ the anti-immigrant organization that tried to repeal Burien’s ‘sanctuary city’ ordinance last year, was officially classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center this week…

Potential purchasers of historic Landmark on the Sound holding Open House Sat.

Potential purchasers of historic Landmark on the Sound holding Open House Sat.

The new ‘potential purchasers’ of Des Moines’ historic Landmark on the Sound will be holding an Open House this coming Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. This historic property... [Read more]

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing from Burien

Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing from Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office and Burien Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a vulnerable adult man who walked away from his home in Burien Monday, Feb. 19: Brandon Wootton has been... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline & Evergreen Wrestlers compete in State

PHOTOS: Highline & Evergreen Wrestlers compete in State

Highline and Evergreen High Schools have Wrestlers competing in State this weekend, and below are photos from the family of Isabel Herbruger. But first we’d like to extend a hearty “CONGRATS!”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of budding/blooming flowers (was the Groundhog wrong?), along with a beautiful, gliding predator bird (perhaps an immature bald eagle?) along with a passing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

Courtesy Author/Photographer George Matthew Cole comes these great photos that showcase the beauty of our region (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): A view of Mount Rainier from a neighborhood... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ will be Feb. 23 & 24

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ will be Feb. 23 & 24

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb.... [Read more]

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

By Scott Schaefer It’s an amazing (make that‘Amazonian if you like your local Yodeling Dominatrix’ tall) night of ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner‘ in an authentic spiegeltent at Teatro Zinzanni,... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation results are in! Come learn March 7 or 14

Community Salmon Investigation results are in! Come learn March 7 or 14

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline results are in, and they’ll be presented at two community meetings – on Wednesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 14. All are invited to come to... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

OBIT: Alan Bestor Phillips, 98; memorial will be Saturday, Feb. 17

OBIT: Alan Bestor Phillips, 98; memorial will be Saturday, Feb. 17

Alan Bestor Phillips 8/9/1919 – 2/4/2018 Al was preceded in death by Ilmi Salmi, his beloved wife of 68 years. Loving father of Jeanne Marie Anglin (Don) and Susan Phillips Hamm (Bob); grandfather... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ award winners

Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ award winners

Discover Burien on Friday (Feb. 9) announced its “Best of Burien” award winners, which will be presented on Friday, March 9 at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser at the Burien Community Center. “Thank... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s Seaside Soirée will be Saturday, March 3

Environmental Science Center’s Seaside Soirée will be Saturday, March 3

All are invited to join the Environmental Science Center (ESC) board of directors, naturalists, staff and community to celebrate another successful year providing experiential environmental education... [Read more]

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

The Seattle Police Department seized 1,751 marijuana plants with an estimated value of more than $1.7 million dollars, along with 247 pounds of processed marijuana worth nearly $500,000, after serving... [Read more]

Burien property taxes up 18% over 2017; but city will get only 1% more

Burien property taxes up 18% over 2017; but city will get only 1% more

By Jack Mayne Burien property taxes are going up more than 18 percent this year, but don’t blame the Burien city government – blame the Washington Legislature for approving the new school financing... [Read more]

UPDATE: Students will attend Highline High School campus for another year

UPDATE: Students will attend Highline High School campus for another year

Students will attend classes at Highline High School’s current campus a year longer than the district originally planned, the school announced on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The district had planned to send... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise™ Dress Drive has begun

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise™ Dress Drive has begun

Photo by Isabel Herbruger Project PROMise™ is Highline Schools Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given to local students... [Read more]

Burien Council votes to keep $200,000 grant involving greenhouse property

Burien Council votes to keep $200,000 grant involving greenhouse property

By Jack Mayne Following the repeal of the city’s controversial trespass ordinance, the Burien City Council on Monday night (Jan. 5) rejected a move to return a two year old grant of $200,000 from King... [Read more]