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FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

FOLLOWUP: 33 ‘CSI:Highline’ Volunteers report latest salmon findings

A coho in spawning colors in the stream. Photo by Erik McDonald. Volunteers searching for spawning salmon in Miller Creek. Photo by Elissa Ostergaard. A volunteer measures a dead salmon as part of Community... [Read more]

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: South Sound Choruses doing 2 Christmas Concerts this weekend

REMINDER: This weekend – Saturday, Dec. 10 & Sunday, Dec. 11 – two of the ensembles of Northwest Associated Arts will present their annual Christmas programs at the Highline Performing Arts Center... [Read more]

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

Live Image from Three Tree Point (viewable during daytime only):  Click image to see larger version. The National Weather Service is warning residents that more snowfall is possible overnight, and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this TUESDAY, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

There will be a Holiday Bazaar at El Dorado West this coming Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect lots of Holiday Gifts, Crafts, Ornaments, Live Music, Santa, Refreshments and more…all... [Read more]

VIDEO: Local resident Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

VIDEO: Local resident Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

Area resident Dianna Leppa sang the National Anthem at Sunday night’s nationally-televised Seahawks vs Panthers game, and here’s a video of her in action (be sure to pay attention to the... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

PHOTOS/VIDEO: School bus slides off road in Burien during Monday’s snow

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 3 p.m.: Courtesy Rory Maliuna Keahi Jaramillo-King comes this video of a school bus sliding off the road as it tried to descend S. 140th in Burien during Monday morning’s snow... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

Despite some snow, Highline Public Schools will be running on its regular schedule today – Monday, Dec. 5, 2016: Snow is NOT impacting bus routes this morning. School is on schedule. — Highline... [Read more]

WEATHER: Weather Service says good chance of snow; Alaska cancels flights

WEATHER: Weather Service says good chance of snow; Alaska cancels flights

NOTE: Our Puget Sound Weather Geek is currently in Arizona, but we managed to cobble this update together for him: Live Image from Three Tree Point (viewable during daytime only):  Click image to see... [Read more]

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 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]

B-TOWN HAPS: Saturday will likely be the busiest day of the year, events-wise

B-TOWN HAPS: Saturday will likely be the busiest day of the year, events-wise

This Saturday, Dec. 3, appears to us B-Town Bloggers to be the busiest day of the year, with at least 11 events going on, from local fundraisers to arts & crafts, bazaars, a work party, open house,... [Read more]

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

The Burien Community Center will be presenting the works of artist Robin Walker until the end of January 2017. Robin completed an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2010 and exhibits her work around... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be giving away two pairs of Seahawks tickets at its Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon. “Courtesy of the generosity of board member Mike Bulleri,... [Read more]

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

A Burien woman was killed after her truck was struck by a suspected drunk driver Thursday night on the West Valley Highway in Tukwila, police said. Tukwila deputies responded to an accident report near... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

The Google Earth Engine has released a new “Time Lapse” feature, which includes sequences of satellite photos spanning from 1984-present, including this cool one of our region below. Sweat... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestling season has started!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

Seattle City Light will be installing taller new utility poles around Burien soon

Seattle City Light will be installing taller new utility poles around Burien soon

Seattle City Light announced this week that it will be installing new utility poles around the region – including Burien – with taller ones that include wireless utility data collection equipment. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy is offering two Upcoming Creative Arts Workshops: Rustic Holiday Tree Centerpiece WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 7-9PM INSTRUCTOR: Lory Newsom We will be making Rustic/Vintage... [Read more]

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for our December 2017 Walk-n-Talk, coming up this Sunday, Dec. 4.  Come join us! We’ll meet at the Recology Store... [Read more]

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

You have two chances to attend a final Opening Reception at the Burien Arts Gallery in Olde Burien. The Burien Arts Association will host its usual First Friday Opening Reception this Friday, Dec. 2, 5-8... [Read more]

Man with knife on roof causes lockdown of Highline Medical Center Thursday

Man with knife on roof causes lockdown of Highline Medical Center Thursday

If you saw major police activity at/near Highline Medical Center (16251 Sylvester Rd SW) on Thursday morning, Dec. 1, here’s what we know: Police say that a mentally-disturbed male was on the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Winterfest’ will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Winterfest’ will be this Saturday, Dec. 3

REMINDER: You won’t want to miss this fun filled day – Discover Burien’s annual celebration of Winterfest will be held this Saturday (Dec. 3) in downtown Burien, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. From horse-drawn... [Read more]

PHOTO: Police seeking help finding Burien man wanted for double homicide

PHOTO: Police seeking help finding Burien man wanted for double homicide

Seattle Police Detectives have identified Darion Lipsey of Burien as a suspect in a March 30, 2016 double homicide in Pioneer Square, and are now asking for the public’s help finding him: Police... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]