Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: CHI Franciscan is an Advertiser. Residents of Burien and southeastern King County have a new destination for health care at CHI Franciscan Health’s new Franciscan Medical Pavilion... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

PLEASE HELP “TOP UP” SUPPLIES! SEE CHART BELOW FOR YOUR BLOOD TYPE! Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Monday May 23, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s 2016 Opening Day is Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m, with the popular ‘Food Truck-In’ featuring over 10 Trucks. The Saturday market will run... [Read more]

READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

From Reader Joe Moldovan comes this report: On Tuesday, May 17 at about 2:30 p.m. at the corner of SW 160 Street and 8th Ave SW (map below), a head-on collision occurred. It appears that a westbound black... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center offering rental space for wellness specialists

Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center offering rental space for wellness specialists

Three Tree Wellness Center is a spot in the heart of downtown Burien that specializes in treatment massage, and they are looking to expand its services and has rooms available for rent for massage, nutritionists,... [Read more]

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive will be this Saturday, May 14. The food drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is the world’s largest... [Read more]

Navos hosts Annual Community Health Fair in Burien

Navos hosts Annual Community Health Fair in Burien

On Thursday (May 12), Navos’ Annual Community Health Fair took place in Burien at their Mental Health & Wellness Center, located at 1210 SW 136th Street. More than 20 non-profits and local... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ is May 18 at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ is May 18 at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at North SeaTac Park on Wednesday, May 18 with the WABI Weekday Walkers.  We’ll start at the garden and walk... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Please join Advertiser Judson Park for a special event: Hearing loss and aging—How to stay connected Learn about: how overall health affects hearing how changes in hearing ability affects the brain the... [Read more]

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

Free ‘Family Fun Run’ will be Thursday, May 19 at Burien Town Square Park

A free ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be held on Thursday, May 19, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Burien Town Square Park. The 60-minute... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Organizers are hoping to find a total of 35 folks to support a Blood Drive being held TODAY – Thursday, May 5 – until 5:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please spare around 45 minutes... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Hundreds help beautify Burien in annual ‘Clean Sweep’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Hundreds help beautify Burien in annual ‘Clean Sweep’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

‘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 our upcoming... [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]