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UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

By Jack Mayne Because of loud noise from low flying prop-jet aircraft permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the city of Burien has laid out the specifics it wants the 9th Circuit Court of... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Wednesday night (Dec. 5) at the Highline Public Schools Board Meeting, the Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have now provided over $10 million in support to Highline Public Schools. The... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

Burien’s Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez read ‘Bountiful Burien,’ his new, original poem about Burien to the City Council at Monday night’s regular meeting. Managed by former Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these awesome photos, taken at sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Three Tree Point (click images to view larger photos/slideshow):  Read More →

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken recently and showing our region’s seasonal beauty and natural wonder (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): One hundred feet up in... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTO: Did you see/hear the thunderstorm on Tuesday night?

VIDEO/PHOTO: Did you see/hear the thunderstorm on Tuesday night?

Courtesy Normandy Park resident Michael Snyder: Thunderstorm on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 Quite the storm last night (Tuesday, Nov. 27), knocking power out to over 10,000 people in the immediate area. ***If... [Read more]

FREE Moonlight Beach Walks will be at Seahurst Beach on Dec. 7, Jan. 4 & Jan. 18

FREE Moonlight Beach Walks will be at Seahurst Beach on Dec. 7, Jan. 4 & Jan. 18

Photo by Elston Hill. Explore the beach with Environmental Science Center Naturalists at low tide at night, and enjoy fun activities and warm refreshments during three upcoming FREE Moonlight Beach Walks: Friday,... [Read more]

Suz Muse: Carrot seeds don’t make good lawns

Suz Muse: Carrot seeds don’t make good lawns

My husband’s grandfather was an entrepreneur from a small coastal community in Maine. He would buy things in bulk from various sources for pennies on the dollar, then resell them in his bargain shop. Many... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car crash will close St. Vincent de Paul store for a while; help needed

UPDATE: Car crash will close St. Vincent de Paul store for a while; help needed

UPDATE NOV. 28, 2018: As we previously reported, a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul thrift Store in Burien on Monday, Nov. 26, injuring and sending an employee inside to the hospital, and staff... [Read more]

Enjoy Santa, songs & more at Burien’s Tree Lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 5

Enjoy Santa, songs & more at Burien’s Tree Lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 5

All are invited to Burien’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Economy Wiring (633 SW 148th Street, map below) on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, starting at 6 p.m. Here’s what to expect at this long-running... [Read more]

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

A proposed hotel would be located on SW 150th Street, just east of Chase Bank near the Transit Center between 1st Ave South and 2nd Ave SW. By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council in study session Monday... [Read more]

REVIEW: Hilarious & heartwarming <i>Handle With Care</i> balances hope, grief

REVIEW: Hilarious & heartwarming Handle With Care balances hope, grief

From left to right, Israeli travelers Ayelet (Anna Richardson) and her grandmother, Edna (Eileen McCann), laugh about an escapade from their trip to America in the holiday comedy Handle with Care. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline High School’s Ceramics class recently held its annual ‘Monster Fundraiser’ – where fun, playful ceramic ‘Monsters’ created... [Read more]

Music4Life announces another record year, donates over 2,000 instruments

Music4Life announces another record year, donates over 2,000 instruments

Music4Life™ has closed another record year by providing 2,036 ready-to-play musical instruments at no charge for use by students at eight Puget Sound public school districts, including Highline... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Peter Western Bridge construction to begin in early 2019

FOLLOWUP: Peter Western Bridge construction to begin in early 2019

Construction on the Peter Western Bridge – which suffered from storm damage and was demolished in May, 2017 – will begin in early 2019, the City of Burien announced. The bridge, located in the 2200... [Read more]

It’s all in the family – Kennedy QB Sam Huard commits to UW Huskies

It’s all in the family – Kennedy QB Sam Huard commits to UW Huskies

Kennedy Catholic High School’s sophomore quarterback Sam Huard announced on Friday, Nov. 23 that he has committed to the University of Washington Huskies, just like his Dad Damon and Uncle Brock. Committed.... [Read more]