Health & Wellness Section

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

A FREE, scavenger hunt style ‘Family Fun Run’ race for runners and walkers of all ages will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Town Square Park. The run will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

By Scott Schaefer Burien resident Tammy Martin-Tauiliili recently created a new way for locals to go out and explore their city, by walking, searching, creating, hiding, finding and collecting individually-created... [Read more]

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for ‘The Oilerie’ will be Saturday, July 30

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for ‘The Oilerie’ will be Saturday, July 30

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting celebration for Advertiser ‘The Oilerie’ will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 11 a.m. The Oilerie is a locally-owned specialty food shop offering imported... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

*URGENT: As you may have heard, Bloodworks Northwest recently issued a “code-red” appeal for blood donors after inventories for some blood types fell alarmingly – to just a 1-day supply. The Rotary... [Read more]

Walk around Hurstwood with WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, July 20

Walk around Hurstwood with WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, July 20

From our friends at WABI Burien: WABI Weekday Walkers are going topsy-turvy on Wednesday, July 20, starting at 9 a.m. We’ll meet at the Seahurst upper parking lot but instead of going down the hill... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

FREE Master Gardener Clinics are starting, and will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 31 at the Burien Library. From 5 – 8 p.m., bring your gardening, plant problem, pest management... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

Discover Burien holding ‘Active Shooter’ training seminar on Tuesday, July 12

Discover Burien holding ‘Active Shooter’ training seminar on Tuesday, July 12

Discover Burien will be holding an Active Shooter Training seminar on Tuesday, July 12, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Discover Burien Office, located at 427 SW 152nd Street. This Quarterly meeting will focus... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

According to Northwest Harvest: “1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.” And we know that summer can be a particularly hard time for... [Read more]

WABI Burien holding a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on the Indian Trail this Sunday, July 3

WABI Burien holding a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on the Indian Trail this Sunday, July 3

Our friends at WABI Burien will be holding another Indian Trail Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, July 3: Historic Trail a Burien Gem One of Burien’s gems is the “Indian Trail.” This wandering, varied trail... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: A Blood Drive will be held during the Farmers Market this Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Burien City Hall. The Farmers Market runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., so this is a great opportunity... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health: CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities. David Swedler,... [Read more]

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Thursday (June 30), with the added bonus of being able to browse the Farmers Market before or afterwards. Here are the details: WHERE: Burien City Hall (Multipurpose... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

Last week, Angelo’s of Burien held a fundraiser and raffle to help their employee Lorenzo and his 7-year old Xavier, both seriously injured in a horrific car crash on May 23. Organizers told The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE JUNE 15, 2016 9:15 a.m.: UPDATE TO MISSING: Mrs. Terada has been found thanks for all the help — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) June 15, 2016 PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Highline Exchange Club toilet paper drive will be Saturday, June 11 at Trader Joe’s

Highline Exchange Club toilet paper drive will be Saturday, June 11 at Trader Joe’s

Burien’s Highline Exchange Club will be holding its annual Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Trader Joe’s parking lot at S. 160th and 1st Ave South. “Burien... [Read more]

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

Puget Sound Beaches from Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood south to the Pierce County line have been closed for shellfish harvesting, the Washington State Department of Health announced Friday,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive on Monday, June 13

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive on Monday, June 13

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 19030 8th Ave. S. in SeaTac on Monday, June 13 in the Fellowship Hall. Drive hours will be from 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools will be holding an open, public meeting about addressing issues behind recent incidents of youth involved in gun violence in our community on Tuesday, June 14, from 7 – 8:30... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Family Fun & Wellness Night at Sylvester Middle School on Wednesday, June 8, from 6 – 8 p.m<. This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, June 5, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and walk down the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the school’s new athletic field, located behind the campus at 140 S. 140th Street in... [Read more]