Health & Wellness Section

Local Scouts go on ‘life-changing summer trek’ through New Mexico wilderness

Local Scouts go on ‘life-changing summer trek’ through New Mexico wilderness

Photos courtesy Boy Scout Troop #360 A crew of six teenage Scouts and their leaders from local Boy Scout Troop 360 went on a “life-changing summer trek” through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference

Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference

From Advertiser Christian Science Church, located at 233 S. 156th Street in Burien: Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference! People everywhere are... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteer humans are needed for a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Highline Medical Center’s Somers Auditorium. Hours will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood center has been faced with the usual... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for ‘International Coastal Cleanup’ at Seahurst Sept. 12

Volunteers needed for ‘International Coastal Cleanup’ at Seahurst Sept. 12

Volunteers are needed to join Environmental Science Center staff & friends at Seahurst Beach in Burien on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – Noon for the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup. “Turn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West hosting Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for fire victims Thursday

El Dorado West hosting Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for fire victims Thursday

In light of the recent fires in eastern Washington, Village Concepts’ retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state are coming together to show their support for the cause through... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New ownership making changes at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

New ownership making changes at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

Big changes have been happening at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club – new Owner Glenn Dahmer has assumed control, there’s a new General Manager, and improvements are being made. Tom Carter, HAC’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity; here’s an update: The Field of Bees Helping Hands Project took 39 pounds of produced grown and harvested... [Read more]

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

A Recycling Collection Event will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center. In addition, a Rain Barrel, Compost, and Worm Bin Sale will... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

How Serenza Salon’s Owners made it so you can enjoy wine/beer at a salon

How Serenza Salon’s Owners made it so you can enjoy wine/beer at a salon

Intro by John White; story by Kathleen Cain Serenza Salon & Spa Owner Daniel Keane and his wife Melinda (pictured above) have accomplished something we can all enjoy. Do you know what it takes to... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Washington wildfires smoking up the Puget Sound Air

WEATHER GEEK: Washington wildfires smoking up the Puget Sound Air

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek As fire season has raged on in Eastern Washington this summer, it’s become... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to pull blackberries along Miller Creek Friday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to pull blackberries along Miller Creek Friday

REMINDER: Volunteers are still needed to help pull blackberries along Miller Creek this Friday, Aug. 21. Here is what people said about last month’s work party: Removing those invasive plants was very... [Read more]

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The FREE annual ‘ZombieFest’ will be taking over the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 8 p.m. This is a FREE, public event meant for humans, families,... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

From last year’s walk, WABI naturalist with crab. Note the staircase in background. WABI Burien’s next Weekday Walk will be this coming Wednesday, Aug. 19, starting at 9 a.m. with a classic summer... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing Park stairway may never open again

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing Park stairway may never open again

Photos courtesy City of Burien by Jack Mayne It appears likely that Burien will never reopen the stairway to the beach at the city’s Eagle Landing Park, but a final decision will come after a city... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Artists United Exhibit to be Unveiled at Normandy Park Art Gallery Aug. 27

New Artists United Exhibit to be Unveiled at Normandy Park Art Gallery Aug. 27

Normandy Park Art Gallery at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will change out its current art exhibit with 5 new artists’ works, and will host a community champagne reception on Thursday, Aug.... [Read more]

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

The American Lung Association’s charity bicycle tour will be coming through the area on Saturday, Sept. 19 with 400-500 riders. Advanced Registration Rate of $40 is open until Aug. 31 (it then goes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sign up at the Farmer’s Market and save big on Bikram Yoga Burien!

Sign up at the Farmer’s Market and save big on Bikram Yoga Burien!

If you’ve been to the Burien Farmer’s Market recently, you may have caught a glimpse of the FREE yoga at the market. Courtesy of Bikram Yoga Burien, the classes are beginner friendly and... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking Volunteers to help with ‘Meals on Wheels’ program

Senior Services seeking Volunteers to help with ‘Meals on Wheels’ program

Senior Services is seeking volunteers for its Meals on Wheels program throughout King County. Volunteering with Meals on Wheels means you belong to a team that is committed to helping homebound seniors... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

Obliteride riders pedaled more than 63,000 miles across western Washington this weekend – including through the Burien area – raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center... [Read more]

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka “CSI: Highline”), which starts Oct. 1. “We are looking for adventurous volunteers to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Registration is open for new Fall PEPS Newborn Group in Burien

Registration is open for new Fall PEPS Newborn Group in Burien

Registration is open for new Fall PEPS – “Program for Early Parent Support” – Newborn Group in Burien, which begins Sept. 23. The PEPS Newborn program is for new parents to attend with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate ‘Sustainable Seafood Week’ in Seattle at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s

Celebrate ‘Sustainable Seafood Week’ in Seattle at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s

It’s Sustainable Seafood Week in Seattle (Aug. 2 – 8) and you can do your part to support positive change for ocean health and fisheries just by eating a delicious seafood meal or appetizer at Advertiser... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

Advertiser Wesley Homes is looking for caring employees who enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others! The ideal candidates love working with seniors. They have current openings in nursing... [Read more]

Parks could become too dangerous for kids; homeless funds approved

Parks could become too dangerous for kids; homeless funds approved

by Jack Mayne Some Burien parks may become too dangerous for kids to use, the City Council was told Monday night. At the same meeting (Aug. 3), the Council talked a long while but finally appropriated... [Read more]

Call for volunteers: Help count Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

Call for volunteers: Help count Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

More than 72,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were counted by volunteers across Washington during a three-day survey in 2014. As another survey cycle nears, about 400 volunteers will again be needed this... [Read more]

Due to drought/heat, utility customers advised to ‘carefully manage water use’

Due to drought/heat, utility customers advised to ‘carefully manage water use’

Seattle Public Utilities announced on Monday (Aug. 3) that – due to low water levels and record-setting hot and dry weather – customers are “advised to carefully manage their water use.” “These... [Read more]