Health & Wellness Section

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]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its Virtual Urgent Care to serve patients in the service areas of Burien’s Highline Medical Center as well as Bremerton’s Harrison Medical Center. For... [Read more]

Man suffers serious burns after propane tank explodes in Burien Tuesday night

Man suffers serious burns after propane tank explodes in Burien Tuesday night

A propane explosion in Burien Tuesday night (Jan. 20) around 5:45 p.m. sent a man to the hospital with burns over 40-50 percent of his body, according to Bill Harm from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department. Harm... [Read more]

Des Moines parents on alert after abduction of Mt. Rainier High student

Des Moines parents on alert after abduction of Mt. Rainier High student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday (Jan. 20), a letter was sent home to parents of Mt. Rainier High School students, warning them of two recent incidents – one of which was an actual... [Read more]

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

The Matt Griffin Y will be co-hosting the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prizes and lunch provided for all participants. This... [Read more]

Learn/talk about a ‘Burien Foodshed’ at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Tuesday, Jan. 27

Learn/talk about a ‘Burien Foodshed’ at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Tuesday, Jan. 27

If you’ve ever wondered “How is our food grown?” or “Can we grow more food locally? or even “Can food help build Burien community and economy?” then this ‘Burien Foodshed Conversation’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get preventive health screening at Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Feb. 27

Get preventive health screening at Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Feb. 27

Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community will be offering a preventive health event on Friday, Feb. 27 – Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will... [Read more]

Focus group for women between 40-65 at Matt Griffin YMCA on Tues., Jan. 27

Focus group for women between 40-65 at Matt Griffin YMCA on Tues., Jan. 27

A focus group for women between 40-65 will be held at Matt Griffin YMCA on Tuesday, Jan. 27, and here are the details: Are you a woman between the ages of 40 – 65? We want to HEAR FROM YOU! Organizers are... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 10th annual Empty Bowls is two weeks from today

REMINDER: The 10th annual Empty Bowls is two weeks from today

Two weeks from today – on Friday, Jan. 30 – the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation... [Read more]

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Burien Parks announced Thursday (Jan. 15) that they’ll be holding Men’s Drop-In Basketball on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sylvester Middle School Gym. The cost if $4 per night, ages 16... [Read more]

Blood Drive at Serenza Salon this Friday

Blood Drive at Serenza Salon this Friday

There will be a Blood Drive this Friday, Jan. 16, from 2:30 – 5 p.m. at Serenza Salon. Look for the big bus in the parking lot. “Please call the reception desk at (206) 244-8886 to schedule a time... [Read more]

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Our friends at the Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race – coming up Sunday, March 15 – announced on Monday (Jan. 12) that they will be holding an Alaska Airlines “C2C Fly Free Raffle.” A... [Read more]

‘Walk the Snake’ on Wednesday, Jan. 21 with WABI Weekday Walkers

‘Walk the Snake’ on Wednesday, Jan. 21 with WABI Weekday Walkers

New Year’s resolutions: Get some cardiac exercise Meet new people Travel to exotic lands You’ll get the opportunity to fulfill all these New Year’s resolutions (well, some people think Normandy... [Read more]

Majority of Burien Council rejects idea that ‘trespass’ law aimed at homeless

Majority of Burien Council rejects idea that ‘trespass’ law aimed at homeless

Story by Jack Mayne Photos by Scott Schaefer After four hours of haggling over the wording, the Burien City Council on Monday night (Jan. 5) approved updating a city ordinance that permits police to ban... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $5.00 on a Beautiful Start to 2015 at Advertiser Seahurst Salon!

Save $5.00 on a Beautiful Start to 2015 at Advertiser Seahurst Salon!

Have the holidays left you tapped out, but you still want to look great? Just in time, Advertiser Seahurst Salon is offering a special Coupon to keep you looking your best in the new year. Simply print... [Read more]

Burn Ban lifted

Burn Ban lifted

Effective immediately, all burn bans are being lifted in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties, as well as Darrington. With the help of rain and wind, air pollution levels everywhere dropped to GOOD or... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 10th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 30

SAVE THE DATE: 10th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 30

SAVE THE DATE: “Join Us for a Meal and Help Fight Hunger In Our Community” – the 10th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser event will be held on Friday, Jan. 30. Empty Bowls events... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Under gorgeous, crystal blue skies on a crisp 37-degree New Year’s Day, a record crowd of around 80 people braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound as they rang in 2015 at the annual Three Tree Point... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban called for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban called for King County

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is calling a Stage 1 Burn Ban in King County, elevating Pierce and Snohomish counties to Stage 2 Burn Bans,... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Animated gif of a previous Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge by Jana Kleitsch. Cleanse yourself for 2015 by diving into Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s... [Read more]

3rd annual ‘Walk-n-Talk-with-a-Doc’ will be this Sunday, Jan. 4

3rd annual ‘Walk-n-Talk-with-a-Doc’ will be this Sunday, Jan. 4

This Doc’s number one prescription: “Walk!” After a season full of holiday celebrations and the start of a new year, you may have vowed to “get back on that exercise program!” Do your New... [Read more]

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

Eagle Landing Park neighbor John White points to the current state of the bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Residents who use the stairs at Burien’s Eagle... [Read more]

Give the gift of life at a Blood Drive this Saturday, Dec. 27

Give the gift of life at a Blood Drive this Saturday, Dec. 27

A Blood Drive will be held this Saturday, Dec. 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, located at 9622 20th Ave SW in White Center. “During the holiday season, blood donation decreases... [Read more]

Zoopa Organic offering FREE meals to public servants & emergency responders

Zoopa Organic offering FREE meals to public servants & emergency responders

Zoopa Organic restaurant in Tukwila is offering FREE meals to public servants and emergency responders on Monday – Thursday evenings through Jan. 1, 2015. “We all appreciate the infrastructure... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Excerpt of Burien’s controversial Ordinance #606. Click image to see larger version. by Jack Mayne The city ordinance now under attack by homeless advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? Are you done with chips, cracks and smudges with your polish? Then Jamberry nail wraps are for you! Jamberry wraps can be applied in 15-20 minutes at home, for a fraction of the cost... [Read more]