Health & Wellness Section

A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

The following is a first-hand report of what it was like to Volunteer in Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church:By Cydney Moore It has been an amazing couple of days... [Read more]

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and Donations are urgently needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, being held at Highline United Methodist Church through this Sunday, Feb. 17. Here’s a call for help from Volunteer... [Read more]

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and donations are still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, which is operating at Highline United Methodist Church at 13015 1st Ave South. HOW TO HELP/DONATE To sign up to Volunteer,... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

A temporary Severe Weather Shelter has opened at Highline United Methodist Church, and it is planned to run through Sunday, Feb. 17. Doors open at 7 p.m., lights out at 10 p.m., wake up at 6 a.m., doors... [Read more]

Due to weather, Bloodworks Northwest’s blood inventory is at emergency levels

Due to weather, Bloodworks Northwest’s blood inventory is at emergency levels

Due to snow and icy roads, Bloodworks Northwest has lost 1,500 donations in the last 3 days, and its blood inventory is currently at emergency levels — less than a one-day supply. Donors are urged to... [Read more]

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

The Ecumenical Leadership Circle, in partnership with Transform Burien and Union Gospel Mission, will be operating a temporary Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church, starting Thursday... [Read more]

Grace Church’s GriefShare recovery support group starts Saturday, Feb. 23

Grace Church’s GriefShare recovery support group starts Saturday, Feb. 23

Grace Church will be hosting a GriefShare recovery support group for anyone who has lost a loved one by death, starting Saturday, Feb. 23. Classes will run thru May 18, 2019. The classes are on Saturday... [Read more]

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann On Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, 54 people arrived at Navos’ Revelle Hall for lively discussions about “Strong Visions for Burien”, led by Irene Danysh of Community... [Read more]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for WABI Burien’s next Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, Feb. 3 – We’ll meet at the Recology Store Highline for a... [Read more]

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing a Washington State Senate bill that would seek a location and get a second Seattle-area airport built in the next 20... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

“He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck.” “He” being “me,” as I attempt to relaunch “Cliff’s Edge,” the weekly column I was contributing to this blog until about... [Read more]

Over 1,300 attend ‘Empty Bowls,’ raise $25,797 for food banks – a new record!

Over 1,300 attend ‘Empty Bowls,’ raise $25,797 for food banks – a new record!

Over 1,300 attended last Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser events at the Burien Community Center, setting a new record – raising $25,797 for the Highline Area and White Center Food... [Read more]

Sponsored PostSave 20% to pamper YOU in the New Year with Ola Salon’s ‘Happy Hour Special’

Save 20% to pamper YOU in the New Year with Ola Salon’s ‘Happy Hour Special’

We can all agree that Happy Hours are always the best hours, right? Take advantage of Ola Burien’s Happy Hour special by letting them give you 20% off. Now through March 31 pamper YOU at a great price! It’s... [Read more]

CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan announced this week that it will be waiving all co-pays and deductibles for federal employees and their families for emergency care, urgent care, and outpatient clinics. “In light... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, local activist/lawyer/filmmaker Steve Edmiston presented his 16th ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is taking on the Port, one public comment... [Read more]