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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Reaching for the Stars</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.” These... [Read more]

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

Two Burien-area legends created some great radio art last Saturday – KEXP guest host Marco Collins welcomed Travis Thompson to his Audioasis show on March 23. Over the three hour show, the two talked... [Read more]

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

On Monday afternoon, Mar. 4, Mayor Jimmy Matta held a press conference at City Hall, to “Denounce, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, and Hate” in Burien. Matta was joined by several regional community... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local filmmakers’ ‘Good Bootlegger’ series kicks off Monday

REMINDER: Local filmmakers’ ‘Good Bootlegger’ series kicks off Monday

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower will begin its three-part series this Monday, March 4. Presented by local filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer (of “The... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ winners; gala is Fri., Mar. 8

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ winners; gala is Fri., Mar. 8

The results are in for Discover Burien’s 2019 ‘Best of Burien Awards,’ which will be given out on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019. Awards will be presented live onstage at the Burien Community... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Visiting Cezanne</I> is a delightful production

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s Visiting Cezanne is a delightful production

From left to right, artist Paul Cezanne (Ken Holmes) negotiates with his gardener, Germain Vallier (Phillip Keiman) in Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne, running through March 10.... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center! Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park... [Read more]

Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

On Wednesday morning (Feb. 13), Burien Police Special Emphasis Team Detectives conducted two search warrants with the assistance of King County’s Tac-30 (SWAT) Team. These warrants were the result... [Read more]

Earling ‘Bub’ & Eva Lauritz will celebrate 74 years of marriage on Thursday!

Earling ‘Bub’ & Eva Lauritz will celebrate 74 years of marriage on Thursday!

Seniors at Village Concepts of Burien – El Dorado West (an Advertiser) will gather together this Valentine’s Day to celebrate Earling “Bub” and Eva Lauritz’s 74 years of marriage! The couple... [Read more]

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

Burien’s Travis Thompson – aka ‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12 that he has signed with Epic Records. The ‘AMBAUM’ rap star first came to our... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Final designs, renderings for new Highline High School released

PHOTOS: Final designs, renderings for new Highline High School released

New renderings for the final design of the Highline High School reconstruction project were released by the school district this week. Bassetti Architects shared these final designs and next steps with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes some more snow scene photos taken in Burien (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Monday’s ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower has been postponed one month, and will instead begin its three-part series on Monday, March... [Read more]

Comedy-drama <em>Visiting Cezanne</em> opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday, Feb. 15

Comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday, Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne is a funny and inspiring look at artists–and how we find our way, and ourselves, when all seems lost, and it... [Read more]