Health & Wellness Section

WABI Burien’s ‘Secret Gardens’ walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

WABI Burien’s ‘Secret Gardens’ walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: Let’s take a positive outlook towards all this rain – showers bring flowers, right?  Join WABI Weekday Walkers exploring Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Feb.... [Read more]

TEDx presentation on Cannabis will be at El Dorado West on Tues., Feb. 20

TEDx presentation on Cannabis will be at El Dorado West on Tues., Feb. 20

All are invited to El Dorado West on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. for a special TEDx Talk presentation and discussion by DeepCell CEO Kelly Ogilvie on rethinking cannabis and unraveling the stigma around... [Read more]

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Some Highline schools are getting recognized for healthier eating and fitness – four schools earned awards in the HealthierUS Schools Challenge, three gold and one silver. The three schools receiving... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s ‘Spring Fling’ fundraiser will be Saturday, March 3

Hospitality House’s ‘Spring Fling’ fundraiser will be Saturday, March 3

Hospitality House’s annual ‘Spring Fling’ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 3. The dinner/auction will be held at S. Francis of Assisi Unity Place, and doors will open at 6:15... [Read more]

Highline High’s Key Club thanks community for Homelessness Care Project

Highline High’s Key Club thanks community for Homelessness Care Project

From our friends at Highline High School: Hello Burien and beyond! Two months ago, Highline High School Key Club held their second annual Homelessness Care Project; and it was a huge success! Over the... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through the Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through the Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: Grab your galoshes and join in a Walk-n-Talk in Burien’s far northwestern corner, in the hilly Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4. With views out toward the... [Read more]

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

A Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be held at Burien’s Scarlet Ibis Gallery this Friday, Feb. 2, from 6 – 10 p.m. In February and March 2018, Scarlet Ibis Gallery will be... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises new record – $25,300!

FOLLOWUP: Burien’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises new record – $25,300!

Over 1,100 people attended Burien’s 13th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch & Dinner fundraiser last Friday, Jan. 26, and a new record was set – $25,300 was raised! Last year, this event... [Read more]

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Public Schools is sharing themes that emerged from a recent online community conversation about social and emotional learning. In October and November, families and staff shared hundreds of comments... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Mon., Jan. 29

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Mon., Jan. 29

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center on Monday, Jan. 29. Drive hours will be from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., and again from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. People can sign up at www.bloodworksnw.org,... [Read more]

Danielle Marchioro new Executive Director of Highline Medical Center Foundation

Danielle Marchioro new Executive Director of Highline Medical Center Foundation

Danielle Marchioro (pictured, left) has joined Highline Medical Center Foundation as its new executive director, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Tuesday, Jan. 16. Danielle will lead the... [Read more]

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson gives economic forecast at luncheon

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson gives economic forecast at luncheon

On Friday, Jan. 12, Burien City Manager Brian Wilson gave a presentation about the City’s economy at the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Economic Forecast Luncheon. Wilson... [Read more]

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Burien this Wednesday, Jan. 17

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Burien this Wednesday, Jan. 17

From our friends at WABI Burien: Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get more exercise?  Join the WABI Weekday Walkers to “Walk the Snake” on the third Wednesday of January – this coming Wednesday,... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will address aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, Jan. 24

Next Highline Forum will address aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, Jan. 24

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at SeaTac City Hall. At the Forum, members will receive an analysis on aircraft altitudes. Steve Alverson, Senior Vice... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help count homeless on Friday, Jan. 26

Volunteers needed to help count homeless on Friday, Jan. 26

Volunteers are needed for ‘Count Us In 2018,’ the annual Point in Time Count of people experiencing homelessness which will be held on Friday, Jan. 26. Volunteers will be asked to work in teams... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to ‘Walk-n-Roll’ on the WABI Burien Board

Volunteers needed to ‘Walk-n-Roll’ on the WABI Burien Board

From our friends at WABI Burien: Do You Want to Help Make Burien More Walkable/Bikeable? Just imagine… Leading fun walks in local neighborhoods: “I didn’t know this was here!” Meeting your neighbors... [Read more]

Learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation at Burien Library Jan. 25

Learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation at Burien Library Jan. 25

We all suffer from anxiety at some time or another, and we all could use some more mindfulness and calm in our lives. Well, you can learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation for FREE at the Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive?

DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive? A healthcare directive, also known as a “living will,” provides instructions to your physicians to let them know what type of life sustaining... [Read more]

Faith in Action: Flight Path Home offers Safe Sober house for Women in transition

Faith in Action: Flight Path Home offers Safe Sober house for Women in transition

After months of planning and preparation, a Burien church has recently opened a “sober” house aimed at addressing a critical need for transitional housing for women in our area. Imagine a woman... [Read more]

City of Burien hires Colleen Brandt-Schluter to be Human Services Manager

City of Burien hires Colleen Brandt-Schluter to be Human Services Manager

The City of Burien announced on Thursday (Jan. 4) that it has hired Colleen Brandt-Schluter to serve as the City’s first full-time Human Services Manager. Her first day will be on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. “Our... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Amtrak victim raises over $11,000 at Tin Room Wednesday

Fundraiser for Amtrak victim raises over $11,000 at Tin Room Wednesday

A fundraiser for area resident Timmy Brodigan – who was critically injured in the deadly Dec. 18 Amtrak train derailment – was held at the Tin Room Bar & Theater on Wednesday night, Jan. 3. All... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner will be Friday, Jan. 26

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner will be Friday, Jan. 26

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the City’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Empty Bowls events can be found around... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dozens of adventurous spirits plunged into the chilly Puget Sound waters on a clear and crisp New Year’s Day at Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The winner of... [Read more]

Burien Girl Scouts complete Bronze Award project for Seattle Children’s

Burien Girl Scouts complete Bronze Award project for Seattle Children’s

On Friday, Dec. 29, Junior Girl Scout Troop #44039 completed their Bronze Award project by delivering blankets they made for patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital. As part of the award, the troop... [Read more]