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Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Enjoy the Burien Film Festival’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ for FREE this Saturday, June 24, from 4 – 8 p.m.: Here’s the schedule: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

By Jack Mayne If enough residents complain to the Federal Aviation Administration by Wednesday (June 21), there is a chance the return of the automatic cacophony of loud airplanes at all hours buzzing... [Read more]

Resident wants to catch ‘Mr. & Mrs. Scum Bag’ who siphoned gas from her truck

Resident wants to catch ‘Mr. & Mrs. Scum Bag’ who siphoned gas from her truck

On May 31, a resident of the Emerald Green Condos in the 1800 block of S. 118th Street in Boulevard Park (map below) had gas siphoned out of her truck. Police say that the victim had been out of town,... [Read more]

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

Writer Heather Hansman profiled Burien for the July, 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine, which should be on newsstands now. The profile – which starts on page 28 – highlights B-Town’s local arts,... [Read more]

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

By Jack Mayne Burien will have a new city manager on July 10 with the approval of an employment contract for Brian Wilson, former chief of staff and police chief of Federal Way. Two-thirds through the... [Read more]

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

The Port of Seattle announced that it will be offering environmental grants to airport communities: Organizations encouraged to submit applications for ecology projects WHAT: New $1 million program to... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Plots are currently available at the newly created New Start Community Garden, located at 614 SW 120th Street. Rent a 100 square foot plot for $25 (inquire if you need financial assistance). Print out... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander Saturday, June 17 in Downtown Burien was the Annual Wild Strawberry Festival. At the event, Burien citizens enjoyed a variety of different activities, including... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: More opportunities to walk with neighbors and new friends! Meet the Des Moines Waterland Walkers. Our neighbors to the south also have monthly walks, led by former Burienite... [Read more]

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

By Scott & Theresa Schaefer After a slow, tense start where attendees argued over the format of the event, Highline High School’s Listening Session Thursday night (June 15) attempted to begin to... [Read more]

Sound Transit seeks volunteers to serve on agency oversight panel

Sound Transit seeks volunteers to serve on agency oversight panel

Sound Transit is seeking volunteers from Pierce and South King counties to help the agency succeed in meeting its commitments to the public. The agency has two openings for the Citizen Oversight Panel... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show weekend! Festivities start at and around Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.), and Sunday,... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

As I age there seems to be less interest in my opinion, starting at home with my wife and extending on to children, grandchildren, neighbors, clerks and so on. I’m learning to deal with it, but it still... [Read more]

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander For many years, our region has been known as a global leader in emergency medical response, with an extremely high heart attack survival rate of 62% in 2013.... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend: The first Open House is in Normandy Park, and will be held this Friday, June... [Read more]

Free Summer lunch program available for local children

Free Summer lunch program available for local children

Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline Public Schools student to participate. Meals... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC’s Summer Soccer Camps will run July 17-21; register now!

Highline Premier FC’s Summer Soccer Camps will run July 17-21; register now!

July 17–21 8–12 year-olds FULL DAY: 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. 6–12 year-olds HALF DAY: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. WHERE: Chief Sealth Utility Fields, West Seattle COST: $250.00/full day, $130.00/half day (Camp T-Shirt... [Read more]

Possible deal with new City Manager, FAA & taxes on agenda for Mon. Council

Possible deal with new City Manager, FAA & taxes on agenda for Mon. Council

At the next Burien City Council meeting – set for Monday, June 19 at 7 p.m. – expect a possible announcement of a deal with new City Manager Brian Wilson, along with a report from the FAA, discussion... [Read more]