Health & Wellness Section

‘Walk-n-Talk’ around southern Gregory Heights this Sunday, May 1

‘Walk-n-Talk’ around southern Gregory Heights this Sunday, May 1

From our friends at WABI Burien: The weatherman has promised a sunny weekend, so let’s get out together for the May Walk-n-Talk, set for this Sunday, May 1! This month we’ll walk around the southern... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

The Burien Library will be hosting Madi Carlson, author of Urban Cycling, advocate, and urban-cycler extraordinaire, this Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. This event is part of this year’s Everyone... [Read more]

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

The King County Library System is convening a series of facilitated discussions hosted by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) as part of ASNE’s National Community and News Literacy Roundtables... [Read more]

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

The Seattle Foundation’s 6th annual day of giving fundraiser event – ‘GiveBIG,’ coming May 3, 2016 – is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several of which support... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Burien Family Chiropractic, now offering complimentary 30-min. massage

Welcome Burien Family Chiropractic, now offering complimentary 30-min. massage

Are you ready to get out and enjoy spring, but nagging aches and pains are holding you back? Good news! Dr. Kevin Manchester, and Dr. Jaclyn Delong at Burien Family Chiropractic can get you back in the... [Read more]

New CHI Franciscan office building will ‘soft open’ on Monday, April 25

New CHI Franciscan office building will ‘soft open’ on Monday, April 25

CHI Franciscan (an Advertiser) will be doing a soft opening of their brand new Medical Pavilion – Highline, a 48,000 square foot, $27 million facility on Monday, April 25. The newly-constructed building... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn to Spring Clean without Toxins at Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center

Learn to Spring Clean without Toxins at Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center

We’re celebrating 5 years of Three Tree Wellness Center in Burien! The Three Tree Wellness Family would like to thank you for 5 wonderful years in the heart of Burien!   We look forward to... [Read more]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday, April 23. They’re holding a FREE Community Water Safety Event from 12:30-2:30 p.m., where they will be raffling off a free... [Read more]

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student Shaileen Johnson (pictured above) will be honored for her environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony on May 5. Shai proposed, planned,... [Read more]

Burien Police Sgt. Jason Houck finishes in top 7% at Boston Marathon Sunday

Burien Police Sgt. Jason Houck finishes in top 7% at Boston Marathon Sunday

Photo courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office Burien/King County Sheriff’s Officer Sgt. Jason Houck finished the 2016 Boston Marathon on Sunday, April 17, coming in 2,156th place out of 30,741... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bodycenter Studios, Holistic Pilates opening at Highline Athletic Club May 2

Bodycenter Studios, Holistic Pilates opening at Highline Athletic Club May 2

From Advertiser Highline Athletic Club: Bodycenter Studios, Holistic Pilates at Highline Athletic Club Opening May 2! We are very excited to announce that we are opening a second location in Burien... [Read more]

The next WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, April 20 at Nature Trails Park

The next WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, April 20 at Nature Trails Park

WABI Weekday Walkers will return to Normandy Park for their monthly walk on the third Wednesday of the month – April 20, starting at 9 a.m. “We will start from Nature Trails Park and explore from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Try a class for FREE at Be Yoga Burien’s Open House on Saturday

REMINDER: Try a class for FREE at Be Yoga Burien’s Open House on Saturday

REMINDER: Be Yoga Burien will be holding an exciting Open House Event this Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m and you can take a FREE class. You’ve heard about them, and have seen their inviting... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

The Boy Scouts of Troop #375 – headquartered at St. Francis of Assisi – recently walked around Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood in their annual “Scouting For Food” drive. The generosity of... [Read more]

Stone House ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be re-walked (& re-talked) this Sunday, April 3

Stone House ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be re-walked (& re-talked) this Sunday, April 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: Long ago, at the north edge of Burien, there were people building some very distinctive homes with stones and pebbles. Come with us on the April Walk-n-Talk to marvel... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: What’s an ‘Oilerie’? See on TV tonight & soon at Burien Town Square

B-TOWN BIZ: What’s an ‘Oilerie’? See on TV tonight & soon at Burien Town Square

Spotted on SW 152nd Street in the Burien Town Square building is a new sign of life – the distinctive “The Oilerie” logo graces a space on Burien’s main street, where owners Marty... [Read more]

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

The Highline Area Food Bank serves our community by distributing grocery items and fresh produce twice a week, and they need your help. They are located at Manhattan Community Hall, located at 18300... [Read more]

Transform Burien helps local homeless by providing free laundry services

Transform Burien helps local homeless by providing free laundry services

Local non-profit Transform Burien – with financial assistance from the City of Burien – is helping local homeless folks by providing free weekly laundry services every Wednesday afternoon. Organizers... [Read more]

Burien Lions Club sponsoring session on dementia care on Wed., March 30

Burien Lions Club sponsoring session on dementia care on Wed., March 30

From our friends at the Burien Lions Club: Are you in need of Assisted Living? Is someone in your family a senior aged 62+ with either no immediate care needs, or in need of low to medium acuity health... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closed Bombay Grill, located at 11051 1st Ave South, on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. due to the following food safety violations: Inadequate facilities... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien now home to city’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy – Straight Blast Gym

Burien now home to city’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy – Straight Blast Gym

New Advertiser Straight Blast Gym, an international MMA/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) association, is proud to announce its new location in the heart of Burien, and will be celebrating with an Open House... [Read more]

Is it ‘Cove to <em>Over</em>‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Is it ‘Cove to Over‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Photo by Scott Schaefer. Sad news for the local fundraiser scene, as community activist John Nelson announced Monday that he is stepping down as Organizer of the Cove to Clover fundraiser, which just completed... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

Drone footage of the start of Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K race courtesy David White (and yes, he’s FAA-certified!). 16-year old Erik Harang of Normandy Park – who led through most of the... [Read more]