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PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of Puget Sound showing some nice puffy clouds over Vashon and Blake Island on Saturday morning (May 21) shot from the hills above Three Tree... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF SEATTLE NORTH HIGHLINE ANNEXATION KING COUNTY BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD FILE NO. 2367 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the WASHINGTON STATE BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD FOR KING COUNTY... [Read more]

Memorial Day Observance will be at Burien’s WWI ‘Wall of Remembrance’

Memorial Day Observance will be at Burien’s WWI ‘Wall of Remembrance’

This coming Memorial Day – Monday, May 30 – at 8 a.m., the Burien American Legion will hold its annual Memorial Day Service in front at the WWI memorial wall in front of Sunnydale School, located... [Read more]

Man drowns in Angle Lake Saturday

Man drowns in Angle Lake Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Photos courtesy Kent Regional Fire Authority A rescue mission has turned into a recovery one after divers and surface water rescue swimmers were unable to rescue... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second 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]

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

Deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office, including Burien Police and K-9, spent several hours Friday night (May 20) searching the Lakewood Park area for what a law enforcement source described... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 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]

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

Rendering shows what the completed new Pillar Properties apartment (on the left) and Merrill Gardens senior housing will look like when completed. Developers behind the new Merrill Gardens Senior Housing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sat./Sun. Open House: Beautiful, brand new 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Sat./Sun. Open House: Beautiful, brand new 5-BD home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY, May 21, and SUNDAY, May 22 – is a beautiful, brand new 5-bedroom home! This is the... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding a Clothing and Textile Drive on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at the Burien Annex. “We all have unwanted textiles that are out of fashion, not needed,... [Read more]

‘Speed Networking Event’ helps over 100 Highline Public Schools students

‘Speed Networking Event’ helps over 100 Highline Public Schools students

On Tuesday (May 17), the City of Burien helped host a ‘speed networking event’ for juniors and seniors from Highline Public Schools at City Hall: Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol addressed... [Read more]

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Multi-talented Vancouver B.C. artist Josh Byer displays his colorful “Faux Fauvism” paintings in June at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street. “My technique, Faux Fauvism, attempts... [Read more]

Tickets for Highline Garden Tour – on Saturday, June 11 – are on sale now

Tickets for Highline Garden Tour – on Saturday, June 11 – are on sale now

The featured gardens in Burien, SeaTac and Normandy Park this year all demonstrate ingenious alternatives to lawns – from creeks and ponds to botanical located beneath the 3rd runway. This popular annual... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

The 2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients were honored at Wednesday night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting at Bow Lake Elementary: Each student received a certificate of recognition... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Dr. Arun Jhaveri, Burien’s first mayor, is running for the 7th Congressional District seat. “I feel inspired to lead, using my scientific knowledge for the good of our global community,” says Dr.... [Read more]

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]

17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a 17-year old male in the chest early Thursday morning (May 19) near an apartment complex in Burien. The victim was rushed to Harborview... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

PLEASE HELP “TOP UP” SUPPLIES! SEE CHART BELOW FOR YOUR BLOOD TYPE! Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Monday May 23, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on Transportation on Wednesday, May 25

Next Highline Forum will focus on Transportation on Wednesday, May 25

The next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, May 25, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Normandy Park Community Club, located at 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive. The public is invited to make comments at the start... [Read more]

Rose Clark will speak at Burien Lions Club on Wednesday, May 25

Rose Clark will speak at Burien Lions Club on Wednesday, May 25

Rose Clark, Co-Chair of Highline Public Schools’ Capital Facilities Advisory Committee, will speak at the Burien Lions Club on Wednesday, May 25. The event will run from Noon to 1 p.m. at Angelo’s... [Read more]

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ fundraiser event will be Friday, May 27

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ fundraiser event will be Friday, May 27

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ event will be held Friday, May 27 at Big Picture High School, located at 440 S. 186th Street in Burien (map below). The event will run from 8:30... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Agent Patrick O’Neill to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW

Welcome new Agent Patrick O’Neill to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW

Please welcome new Agent Patrick O’Neill to Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest in Burien: Here’s info from Patrick: Born and raised in eastern Washington State,... [Read more]

Discover Burien elects/re-elects five Board Members at annual meeting

Discover Burien elects/re-elects five Board Members at annual meeting

Discover Burien welcomed two new members, as well as three returning members to serve on the board at their Annual Membership meeting, held on Wednesday May 11 at Revelle Hall at Navos. Each board member... [Read more]