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Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

A Free Artist Talk with Photographer Melissa McClain will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery on Sunday, June 26, from 4 – 6 p.m. The Burien Arts Gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien;... [Read more]

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Burien’s Seafair-sanctioned 95th Independence Day Parade will be July 4!

Photos from the 2014 parade courtesy Elston Hill Proudly in its 95th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County. The... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park announced Tuesday (June 21) that it has made a conditional offer of employment to Captain Daniel W. Yourkoski of the Medina Police... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik Creating Your Estate Plan For Your Loved Ones The estate planning you build today could be your final gift to those you love most; proactive execution... [Read more]

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

Courtesy Dory Hamlyn comes this great photo of a stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over a recent, dark gray Puget Sound day in ‘June-uary’ (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek Trail on Sunday, June 26

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller Creek Trail on Sunday, June 26

The Miller-Walker Basin has two new Habitat Stewards – Ashley and Sheila – who will be hosting work parties along the Miller Creek trail this summer – and Volunteers are needed, starting this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos and story: This is an amazing time of the year. Lowest tides of the year are in June with some of the lowest this week. Saturday morning (June 18)... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Burien’s Hi-Liners announced that they have extended their Clothing and Textile Drive one more week, with donations being accepted from 9 a.m. – Noon on Saturday, June 25 at the Burien Annex. “We... [Read more]

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF), a Burien-based animal rescue, will be holding its 8th annual Whine & Cheese fundraiser on Friday, June 24 at the Glen Acres Golf and Country Club in Burien.... [Read more]

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, Chili Cook-Off winners announced

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, Chili Cook-Off winners announced

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos courtesy Elston Hill Congrats to the following Father’s Day Car and Motorcycle Show participants, who ended up taking home an award for their... [Read more]

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Thursday (June 30), with the added bonus of being able to browse the Farmers Market before or afterwards. Here are the details: WHERE: Burien City Hall (Multipurpose... [Read more]

Registration for 2016 Highline Soccer Club Fall Soccer Season is open NOW

Registration for 2016 Highline Soccer Club Fall Soccer Season is open NOW

Registration for the 2016 Highline Soccer Club’s Fall Soccer Season is open NOW! Player registration must be completed online by the player’s parent or legal guardian. To register, visit their website and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

Courtesy residents Elston Hill and Stan Milkowski, below are some great photos taken this week of some beautiful Bald Eagles as hey cruise, battle crows, and eat breakfast in Burien. First, from Elston... [Read more]

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

Here’s episode #56 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 BIZ: ‘The Point’ will be open for preview weekend starting at 4pm Friday

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘The Point’ will be open for preview weekend starting at 4pm Friday

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer As we first reported last May, the new restaurant/sports bar ‘The Point Liquor & Eats’ has taken over – and seriously renovated – the old Mick... [Read more]

Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin investigated for ‘gender discrimination’

Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin investigated for ‘gender discrimination’

Ex-City Manager Mike Martin at a 2009 Burien City Council meeting. By Jack Mayne Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin is under investigation in Lynden, Whatcom County, after three female department heads... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

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Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, July 21

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night will be Thursday, July 21! Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, July... [Read more]

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast always serves as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival, and it will again this Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the NEW Burien Fire Station... [Read more]

Inquest ordered into fatal May 4 police shooting in Burien of Cayce A. DiTullio

Inquest ordered into fatal May 4 police shooting in Burien of Cayce A. DiTullio

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Thursday (June 16) ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Cayce A. DiTullio by King County Sheriff’s Office deputies on May 4 in Burien (read our previous... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Rambler with Lot A Beach Rights!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Rambler with Lot A Beach Rights!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a 3-bedroom Rambler in the Manhattan neighborhood of Burien. This... [Read more]

Celebrate Gregory Heights Teacher Mr. Janecke at retirement party on June 22

Celebrate Gregory Heights Teacher Mr. Janecke at retirement party on June 22

“Mr. J” – aka longtime Gregory Heights 4th Grade Teacher Mike Janecke – will be retiring, and an event to honor him is set for Wednesday, June 22 at the school. Janecke has taught at... [Read more]