Health & Wellness Section

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Pennies for Patients’ drive is underway in Burien

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Pennies for Patients’ drive is underway in Burien

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Pennies for Patients drive is an effort to raise money for blood cancer research, and some local students are seeking your help. All funds raised go towards finding... [Read more]

Homeless advocates duel with citizens’ crime concerns at Burien Council

Homeless advocates duel with citizens’ crime concerns at Burien Council

By Jack Mayne Homeless or near homeless from Burien and beyond urged for passionate concern and support while other, just as passionate citizens, sought relief from crime and the leftovers of drug addiction... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

LulaRoe full-time consultant Christina will be bringing her entire LuLaRoe Inventory for you to shop in the comfort and relaxing aromas of Emily’s Handmade Soaps in downtown Des Moines. The event will... [Read more]

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

At the upcoming Burien City Council meeting – set for this coming Monday, March 20 – solutions to homelessness – including the potential of establishing a local Day Center – along with NERA, replacing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FITT Balance’s ‘YogaLOVE’ fundraiser will be April 1 at Highline Athletic Club

FITT Balance’s ‘YogaLOVE’ fundraiser will be April 1 at Highline Athletic Club

FITT Balance – our area’s “floating studio” featuring Flow Motion aquatic fitness – will kick off Street Yoga’s largest national fundraiser – YogaLOVE – at Highline Athletic... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

The Burien branch of Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers is closing – as of Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – according to an announcement on the company’s Facebook page. First established in 1983, this... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, yet many don’t fully realize the power of Art. The supportive, creative professionals at Lake Burien... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lake to Sound Trail segment will be Friday

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lake to Sound Trail segment will be Friday

All are invited to join King County, City of SeaTac and Burien leaders at a celebration of the completion of the first segment along the Lake to Sound Trail in Burien this Friday, March 10. This new trail... [Read more]

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

On March 2, 2017 local non-profit Navos was recognized at the Seattle Business Magazine 2017 Washington Leaders in Health Care Awards with the Gold award in the category of ‘Innovative Healthcare... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome our newest Advertiser – Serenity Tree Healing Center!

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Serenity Tree Healing Center!

New Advertiser Serenity Tree Healing Center is a metaphysical store and specialty service provider right here in Burien! Step inside the shop, be greeted with a smile and enjoy the fragrance of incense... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

The public is invited to El Dorado West Retirement Community for a presentation by Friend to Friend America on Thursday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m.: Would you like a visitor? Do you know someone that could... [Read more]

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien has filed a petition for review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to turn jet-prop airliners over Burien causing unexpected and unusual airplane... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials are available at Three Tree Wellness! Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you? Never fear – Shari and the team at Three Tree Wellness and Massage want... [Read more]

Registration for Highline Soccer Club’s spring season is now open

Registration for Highline Soccer Club’s spring season is now open

Registration has opened for the Highline Soccer Club: We are excited to announce that registration for our spring soccer season is open! As we continue to grow, we will be partnering again with our association... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Skinperfect Aesthetics, LLC, Burien’s prestigious Skincare Clinic, which opened in February 2005, is now offering PhotoFacials, MicroBlading, Dermaplaning, Red Light Therapy, Botox and other injectables... [Read more]

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center Superhero 5K Run will be back for 5th year on Saturday, March 25

White Center’s 5K Walk & Run will return for its 5th year on Saturday, March 25, with another superhero-themed race. “Who’s your favorite superhero? Lace up, grab your cape and we... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FITT BALANCE will be exhibiting at 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference Feb. 9-12

FITT BALANCE will be exhibiting at 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference Feb. 9-12

Pacific Northwest flagship for Flow Motion aquatic fitness, FITT BALANCE, will be exhibiting at the 2017 Northwest Yoga Conference hosted at Lynnwood Convention Center this Thursday, Feb. 9 –... [Read more]

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Discover Burien, Highline Food Bank, and the White Center Food Bank would like to thank all the donors and participants who made the 2017 Burien Empty Bowls... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Several Kennedy Catholic High School Lancer students collected over 5,000 breakfast meals during a ‘Cereal Drive’ this week, which they donated to the hungry in our community. “Your... [Read more]

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

By Jack Mayne A recent meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration regional office in Renton was a bust, and it is time for serious legal action to stop the recently increased noise from planes taking... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

A Fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be held Saturday, March 4 at St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall. The 2017 Spring Fling will be an evening of fun, music... [Read more]