Health & Wellness Section

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]

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 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]

‘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]

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]

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…

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living and Memory Village announced that Dr. James Buttitta will be its new Medical Director of Memory Village. Dr. Buttitta graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The next conversation about the Burien Foodshed Project is set for this Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd Street. Do you care where your food comes from and... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer tryouts will run from Feb. 24 – 28

Highline Premier Soccer tryouts will run from Feb. 24 – 28

Come and learn about a local premiere soccer program – Highline Premier – which will be holding tryouts from Feb. 24 – 28: Join a club that has teams competing at the top of their divisions.... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration will be this Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Sylvester Middle School. Feb 19: Walk-in registration at Sylvester Middle School – 6:00 –... [Read more]

KING Aquatic Club launching new site at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center

KING Aquatic Club launching new site at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center

The KING Aquatic Club, a USA Swimming Gold Medal Swim Club, will be launching a new site at the Evergreen Community Aquatic Center (ECAC) in White Center starting on Monday, Feb. 16. Established in 1966,... [Read more]

‘Shut Up Legs!’ & ‘Our Pain, Their Gain’ – Cove to Clover fundraiser is March 15

‘Shut Up Legs!’ & ‘Our Pain, Their Gain’ – Cove to Clover fundraiser is March 15

Washington State’s toughest St. Patrick’s Day Snake Themed 5K race – Cove to Clover – will be held Sunday, March 15. This is an excellent, grassroots tradition for our community to “suffer together... [Read more]

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Up to 50 students at Southern Heights Elementary School (located at 11249 14th Ave S.) may have been infected with norovirus, a flu-like illness most frequently associated with cruise ships and enclosed,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

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

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

This week, 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... [Read more]

WABI Weekday Walk returning to Normandy Park on Wednesday, Feb. 18

WABI Weekday Walk returning to Normandy Park on Wednesday, Feb. 18

WABI Weekday Walkers will be returning to Normandy Park for their monthly walk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, starting at 9 a.m. Walkers will start from Nature Trails Park, walk up the hill to little-known Nist... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Sweethearts Dance’ will be Friday, Feb. 13 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Sweethearts Dance’ will be Friday, Feb. 13 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Spend this Valentine’s Eve dancing the night away with your little Valentine’s – Moms and Dads, bring your kiddos to the Sweethearts Dance and dance the night away on Friday, Feb. 13 at Matt Griffin... [Read more]

Step up for the annual Stairway Walk in West Seattle this Saturday, Feb. 7

Step up for the annual Stairway Walk in West Seattle this Saturday, Feb. 7

For the last two years, WABI Burien has participated in Feet First’s Annual Stairway Walk. Alas, Burien’s stairway walk – Eagle Landing Park – is closed due to erosion (click here for more info). So... [Read more]

Homelessness Advocacy workshop will be at Boulevard Park Library Saturday

Homelessness Advocacy workshop will be at Boulevard Park Library Saturday

A Homelessness Advocacy workshop will be held at the Boulevard Park Library this Saturday, Feb. 7, from 2 – 4 p.m. Here’s more info: Go Beyond the One Night Count! – Attend our Homelessness... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy seeking part-time Admin Assistant

JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy seeking part-time Admin Assistant

Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy – a small outpatient physical therapy clinic – is looking for a part time Administrative Assistant to work in both their West Seattle and Burien clinics. Here... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community is offering ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27: FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL HEART MONTH! Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Have... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

This year’s 10th anniversary of ‘Empty Bowls’ was a huge success and broke all fundraising and attendance records with over 1,200 in attendance donating over $21,000. The proceeds raised... [Read more]

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Photo courtesy City of Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council went to the dogs again Monday night (Feb. 2) when Kellie Bassen, chair of the B-Town Dog Owners Group (D.O.G.) gave the city a $15,000... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9

Blood Drive will be at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9

A Blood Drive will be held at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m., and donors are needed. Walk-in donors are welcome around scheduled appointments. WHAT: Blood Drive! WHERE: St.... [Read more]

Grace Church’s 13-week GriefShare Recovery Support Group starts Feb. 21

Grace Church’s 13-week GriefShare Recovery Support Group starts Feb. 21

Grace Church will be hosting a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death, beginning Feb. 21. The group meets on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to Noon at 10323... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration Work Party on Feb. 7

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration Work Party on Feb. 7

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration Work Party on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. “Please join me and your neighbors to continue the work that has been done at Walker... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

The Grand Opening celebration of Recology’s new recycling-focused retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31. “The Recology Store is a resource offering our customers drop off for special... [Read more]