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Former State Senator King Lysen has passed away; memorial will be Mar. 23

Former State Senator King Lysen has passed away; memorial will be Mar. 23

Former State Senator King Lysen – a beloved husband, father and grandfather – passed away on March 15th at his Burien home. Born March 10th, 1942 in Minneapolis, MN, King was the eldest of four children... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: RES Graphics/Ramlyn Group looking to hire Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant

JOB: RES Graphics/Ramlyn Group looking to hire Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant

Burien’s RES Graphics/Ramlyn Group is looking to hire Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant: Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant RES Graphics / Ramlyn Group – Burien, WA Full Time (40 hours a week) M-F 8:30AM... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools will be holding a series of public meetings about upcoming changes in graduation requirements, with the first to be held this evening – Monday, March 20 – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library on Wednesday, April 5. She... [Read more]

Man assaulted in parking lot of bar in Burien Friday night

Man assaulted in parking lot of bar in Burien Friday night

On Friday night (March 17) around 10:30 p.m. police responded to the El Habenero for an assault, and found an injured man on the ground of the parking lot. Police said that a 33-year old Kent man was there... [Read more]

‘Clean Up Burien’ volunteers collect 500-600 pounds of trash Saturday morning

‘Clean Up Burien’ volunteers collect 500-600 pounds of trash Saturday morning

Some 25 (or so) volunteers gathered in the seemingly relentless rain Saturday morning (March 18) as part of a new grassroots effort called ‘Clean Up Burien,’ and collected 500-600 pounds... [Read more]

Highline High School Band Booster Clothing & More FunDrive will be Mar. 25

Highline High School Band Booster Clothing & More FunDrive will be Mar. 25

Help raise money for the Highline High School Band Booster Club by donating clothes, accessories, small household goods, shoes, textiles, appliances, books (please no furniture) to the Value Village parking... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

King Conservation District’s workshop for streamside property owners is Mar. 25

King Conservation District’s workshop for streamside property owners is Mar. 25

The King Conservation District will be holding a FREE workshop and field trip to learn from experts how to protect and beautify properties along streams, lakes and wetlands. Topics Include: Minimizing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers are bing asked to show up and help ‘Clean Up Burien’ this Saturday, March 18, from 9 – 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city, and are asked to meet... [Read more]

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

Did you see that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday? Well, courtesy Elston Hill and Aaron Wells come these great photos documenting the setting of that foreign body, which hasn’t... [Read more]

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

At the upcoming Burien City Council meeting – set for this coming Monday, March 20 – solutions to homelessness – including the potential of establishing a local Day Center – along with NERA, replacing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this Sunday, March 19: 1. Move-in ready, 2006 built, no bank, 4-bedroom waterfront home: Rare... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

The King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market will be held on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, located at 3501 NE 41st Street in Seattle. The weekend... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FITT Balance’s ‘YogaLOVE’ fundraiser will be April 1 at Highline Athletic Club

FITT Balance’s ‘YogaLOVE’ fundraiser will be April 1 at Highline Athletic Club

FITT Balance – our area’s “floating studio” featuring Flow Motion aquatic fitness – will kick off Street Yoga’s largest national fundraiser – YogaLOVE – at Highline Athletic... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce April 14 luncheon to focus on tourism

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce April 14 luncheon to focus on tourism

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s April Luncheon – set for Friday, April 14 at the Embassy Suites in Tukwila – will focus on tourism, with a presentation by the Seattle Southside Regional... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline managed to avoid some of the recent, seemingly relentless torrent of raindrops and capture some great photos of some local Trilliums just starting to bloom. “We... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tryout dates for Highline Premier FC soccer club start March 28 & 29

Tryout dates for Highline Premier FC soccer club start March 28 & 29

Highline Premier FC is excited to announce their upcoming tryout dates: Boys and girls born in 2009 can tryout on March 28 and 29. Tryouts for other ages will be in April and May. Go to Team Tryouts... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

The Burien branch of Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers is closing – as of Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – according to an announcement on the company’s Facebook page. First established in 1983, this... [Read more]

JOBS: Now hiring – Summer jobs available for Northwest Washington teens

JOBS: Now hiring – Summer jobs available for Northwest Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology plans to hire 66 teenagers in northwestern Washington this summer as part of the Ecology Youth Corps. In 2016, youth corps crews picked up 1.2 million pounds of litter... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools recently released the top results from their online community conversation about what the district is doing well and where it can improve.  In January, nearly 700 people contributed... [Read more]

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

On April 9, 2017 at 3 p.m., SilverSounds Northwest (SSN) will present its Spring Concert ‘America’s Jukebox.’ Northwest Associated Arts’ senior singers put their best foot forward with... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident upset about Burien Councilmember’s physical absences

LETTER: Resident upset about Burien Councilmember’s physical absences

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. This version was edited and re-submitted on March 14, 2017 to correct some inaccuracies that were concerning to the... [Read more]

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

On Tuesday, March 14, Highline Public Schools released a new statement on immigration and student safety (read their previous statement, released in December, here): We recognize that actions taken by... [Read more]