Health & Wellness Section

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

Legislation linking an important segment of the ‘Lake to Sound Trail’ that will connect the cities of Burien, Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines received unanimous approval by the Metropolitan... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Travelle Family Dentistry & Orthodontics of Burien holding Candy Buy Back Nov. 1

Travelle Family Dentistry & Orthodontics of Burien holding Candy Buy Back Nov. 1

Join Travelle Family Dentistry and Orthodontics of Burien for their First Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back on Saturday, Nov. 1. It’ll take place from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Travelle Family Dentistry,... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

A Blood Drive for Puget Sound Blood Center will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Serenza Salon, located at 120 SW 160th Street in Burien. To make an appointment,... [Read more]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration work party this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Here are the details: Walker Preserve Restoration The second fall volunteer forest restoration... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Congrats to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for winning Colorescience’s contest

Congrats to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for winning Colorescience’s contest

Congratulations to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for being the winner of Colorescience’s first Facebook contest! Nancy takes home a Core-Four Beauty Regimen and an On-The-Go Brush Set. Would YOU like... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West’s ‘Community Appreciation Extravaganza’ is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West’s ‘Community Appreciation Extravaganza’ is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding its first-ever Community Appreciation Extravaganza this Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their campus at 101 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s... [Read more]

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

After an NBC News report alleged that black rubber “dots” used in artificial sports fields might be causing cancer, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School on Monday announced that it will... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Burien man suffering from Lymphoma will be Friday, Oct. 24

Fundraiser for Burien man suffering from Lymphoma will be Friday, Oct. 24

A fundraiser for resident Aaron Rivera – who is suffering from lymphoma and has been battling for his life – will be held at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub on Friday, Oct. 24. The event starts at 9... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi Monday, Oct. 13

Donors needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi Monday, Oct. 13

A Blood Drive is set from Noon – 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. “Currently we have 7 donors scheduled but hope to find 25 donors to attend,”... [Read more]

Celebrate School Days with WABI’s Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Oct. 15

Celebrate School Days with WABI’s Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Oct. 15

School’s in session, so October’s WABI Weekday Walk – set for Wednesday, Oct. 15 – will have a school theme.   Come join walkers at 9:15 a.m., starting at Grand Central Bakery in downtown Burien. “We’ll... [Read more]

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Burien Brat Trot organizers announced Thursday (Oct. 9) that the expected income for last Sunday’s epic community event will be over $66,000 – the most ever in the 6-year history of the race! The B-Town... [Read more]

Show ‘In Motion’ how you get around in new photo contest

Show ‘In Motion’ how you get around in new photo contest

What moves you? How about a $75 Amazon gift card! King County In Motion is hosting the How I Get In Motion Photo Contest! Upload your photo by October 15 here to show how you get around by bike,... [Read more]

City of Burien responds to ACLU letter on repealing ‘body odor’ Ordinance #606

City of Burien responds to ACLU letter on repealing ‘body odor’ Ordinance #606

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol released the following statement in response to a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union regarding the recently adopted Trespass Ordinance #606 (read our previous... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community keeps Seniors active

Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community keeps Seniors active

When we visit Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community, the accent is always on Community. Owner Ron Steinman and family are committed to making Boulevard Park Place a vibrant, friendly place... [Read more]

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect, blue skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year on Sunday, Oct. 5, with 893 of 1,654 registered runners finishing the race. The 5K race was won by 17-year old Mason Gionet,... [Read more]

Sunday ‘Walk-n-Talk': People who live in stone houses shouldn’t throw glass

Sunday ‘Walk-n-Talk': People who live in stone houses shouldn’t throw glass

This Sunday, Oct. 5, the monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will explore some very distinctive homes with stones and pebbles in North Burien. In addition to walking and chatting with neighbors, one of the... [Read more]

Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County High announced Wednesday (Oct. 1) that due to high levels of a marine biotoxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning – also known as “red tide”…

Sponsored Post Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

We offer a warm welcome to our newest B-Town Blog Advertiser, Burien Natural Health Center. They are a health and wellness boutique specializing in Acupuncture, herbs, and professional, highly experienced... [Read more]

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Burien is supporting the “Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry,” which is this Saturday, Sept. 27. “South King County has a large percentage of individuals and families... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Home Helpers helps 94-year old man after fall

Advertiser Home Helpers helps 94-year old man after fall

From Advertiser Home Helpers and Direct Link of South King County: A 94-year old client lives at home, alone. He loves his home here in South King County but his eldest son was becoming concerned when... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be held at Southwest Suburban Sewer District Wednesday

Blood Drive will be held at Southwest Suburban Sewer District Wednesday

The Puget Sound Blood Bank will be holding a blood drive Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Southwest Suburban Sewer District’s office in Burien. Hours will be 8 – 10:30 a.m. in the district’s parking... [Read more]

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child... [Read more]

‘Burien In Motion’ helps you find new ways of getting around

‘Burien In Motion’ helps you find new ways of getting around

It’s just over the halfway mark for King County Metro’s “Burien In Motion” program, and organizers are asking folks to sign up before Oct. 10 for information on different transportation... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Club’s B-Town Running Group runs through Sept. to train for Brat Trot

Highline Club’s B-Town Running Group runs through Sept. to train for Brat Trot

From Advertiser the Highline Club: Did you know Burien has its own running group? The B-Town Running Group meets every Saturday morning at 9:00am at the Burien Library. B-Town Running Group is a great... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien ranked 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in state of Washington

UPDATE: Burien ranked 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in state of Washington

UPDATE: A new report released by LawStreetMedia.com that claims the City of Burien is the third “most dangerous” city in the state of Washington is wrong – the city should actually be ranked... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive this Thursday, Sept. 18

City of Burien holding Blood Drive this Thursday, Sept. 18

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Here are the details: Thursday, Sept. 18: City of Burien – Multipurpose Room, 1st Floor (400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles outside... [Read more]