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Groundbreaking for new White Center Library will be Thursday, March 19

Groundbreaking for new White Center Library will be Thursday, March 19

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Groundbreaking for the new White Center Library – to be located at 1409 SW 107th Street – is set for Thursday, March, 19 at 3 p.m. The current White Center... [Read more]

Happy Birthday Burien! The city was incorporated 22 years ago today

Happy Birthday Burien! The city was incorporated 22 years ago today

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BURIEN! – 22 years ago today – Feb. 28, 1993 – the City of Burien was incorporated. Residents voted to incorporate by a 2-1 margin on March 10, 1992, and on Feb. 28 the next year,... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be celebrating its 15th year with its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, March 7 at St. Francis of Assisi. Food will be provided by Puget Sound... [Read more]

Gregory Heights South Hilltop Loop ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, March 1

Gregory Heights South Hilltop Loop ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, March 1

The weatherman has promised us a sunny weekend, so let’s get out together for the March Walk-n-Talk! This month we’ll walk around the southern hilltop area of Gregory Heights, to the point where... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

by Shelli Park One of the main reasons that we attend theatre performances? We want to be entertained; taken out of our day to day reality and deposited in another removed reality which matches the whim... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: classic daylight/basement Burien Rambler

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday from Noon–3 p.m. – is a classic Daylight/Basement rambler in Burien! This... [Read more]

Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

A bomb threat, which police say came from out of state, caused Burien’s Highline High School to go into lockdown mode Friday morning, Feb. 27. Deputies checked the school, and have given the “All... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police search for, fail to find felony warrant suspect near Seahurst Park

UPDATE: Police search for, fail to find felony warrant suspect near Seahurst Park

If you noticed a large police turnout in Burien Thursday afternoon (Feb. 26), police say that they were searching for a felony warrant suspect near Seahurst Park. King County Sheriff’s Guardian... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Walking along SW 152nd Street on Thursday (Feb. 26), I noticed a sign that read: “Closing soon, open to the public…” …in... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers showing ‘Finding Kind’ film Tuesday, March 24

Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers showing ‘Finding Kind’ film Tuesday, March 24

The Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers will be showing the movie “Finding Kind” – a powerful documentary about girl bullying – on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. on campus. All 5th – 12th grade girls... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

This Sunday (March 1) will be a very special day, long awaited for Tom Gehl and his wife Jolene, owners of Gehl’s Flowers and Gifts located in downtown Burien. Tom opened Gehl’s Flowers & Gifts... [Read more]

UPDATE: Haggen announces takeover, store closure dates for Burien Albertsons

UPDATE: Haggen announces takeover, store closure dates for Burien Albertsons

Haggen – which is acquiring the Burien Albertsons at 12725 First Ave. South, as well as a Safeway in Renton – announced takeover and closure dates for its new stores: Burien 6:00, Sunday March 8... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Local care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community of... [Read more]

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March: Environmental Talk Marine Mammal Mania! with Jamie Woodward MaST Center Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator Sunday, March... [Read more]

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

The City of Burien on Wednesday (Feb. 25) announced that applications are now open for a $1,250 scholarship, available to Senior high school students living within the city limits: The Association of... [Read more]

Chocolate culprit steals candy from Highline United Methodist Church

Chocolate culprit steals candy from Highline United Methodist Church

On Tuesday morning (Feb. 23), Burien Police were called to Highline United Methodist Church when the pastor arrived at work to find someone inside. Police say that a thorough search of the large church... [Read more]

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Burien Parks & Rec, along with ReTreasure Creative Reuse Studio, will be presenting a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park on Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. – 1p.m. Kids 6 and under are invited... [Read more]

‘Threadcycle’ wants you to donate all clothes, shoes & linens for reuse/recycling

‘Threadcycle’ wants you to donate all clothes, shoes & linens for reuse/recycling

King County and Seattle Public Utilities have launched Threadcycle, a new joint effort to reduce the estimated 40,000 tons of clothes, shoes and linens that area residents and businesses send to landfills... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

JOBS: Aacres holding hiring event on Thursday, March 5

Aacres will be holding an onsite hiring event on Thursday, March 5: Aacres was founded in 1974 on the philosophy of providing individualized community supports for people with developmental disabilities.... [Read more]

JOB: Normandy Park Senior Living looking to hire Bus Driver/Activity Assistant

JOB: Normandy Park Senior Living looking to hire Bus Driver/Activity Assistant

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living is looking to hire an Activity Assistant. Here are the details: This is a part time job, approximately 30 hours per week. Primary duty will be to drive 14 passenger... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these great photos, showing a Bald Eagle devouring its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point (click images to see larger versions): “I watched an eagle... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company (previously The Estate House) will be holding its yearly Spring Fling 20% OFF Sale this weekend, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some items... [Read more]

Burien City Council hears raucous protest over its ‘trespass’ ordinances Monday

Burien City Council hears raucous protest over its ‘trespass’ ordinances Monday

It was a noisy and unusual Monday night (Feb. 23), as the Burien’s City Council heard loud arguments and heated discussions over a piece of legislation opponents say makes homelessness a crime in the city…

Intersection improvement project to begin on SW 148th soon

Intersection improvement project to begin on SW 148th soon

The City of Burien announced last week that it will be implementing a new intersection improvement project on SW 148th Street. Work will be done to the intersections of 4th Ave SW and SW 148th Street,... [Read more]