Health & Wellness Section

New Burien Airport Committee will hold meeting at Community Center Tuesday

New Burien Airport Committee will hold meeting at Community Center Tuesday

The new Burien Airport Committee will hold a Meeting for the purpose of discussing the attached agenda on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Chelsea Room at the Burien Community Center, 14700... [Read more]

Lawyer tells Quiet Skies that FAA ‘failed to comply’ with environmental rules

Lawyer tells Quiet Skies that FAA ‘failed to comply’ with environmental rules

The Federal Aviation Administration “failed to comply” with environmental rules when – without warning – it “began experimenting” with a new procedure that sends noisy prop-jet aircraft at low altitudes over Burien…

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Donors are urgently needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19, from Noon – 6 p.m. Last Thursday, a 50-year old female suffered a massive bleed losing 20% of her... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent appeal for healthy blood donors

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent appeal for healthy blood donors

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) issued an urgent appeal for healthy donors on Tuesday, Jan. 17, as blood supplies remain at critical levels (less than one day supply) with the... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ will be through Tukwila Parks on Wed., Jan. 18

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ will be through Tukwila Parks on Wed., Jan. 18

From our friends at WABI Burien: Just in time for your New Year’s resolutions to get more exercise, meet new people, and explore mysterious lands — Tukwila! WABI Weekday Walkers will enjoy three Tukwila... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate MLK & feed your neighbors on Monday, Jan. 16 at The Oilerie Burien

Celebrate MLK & feed your neighbors on Monday, Jan. 16 at The Oilerie Burien

Looking forward to the three day weekend? Why not add gourmet shopping and a dose of goodwill to your list of recreation for the holiday? Visit The Oilierie Burien this Monday, Jan. 16, and help the Highline Area Food Bank…

Quiet Skies Coalition on agenda for Burien City Council meeting Jan. 23

Quiet Skies Coalition on agenda for Burien City Council meeting Jan. 23

An update from our friends at the Quiet Skies Coalition: On Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7 p.m., the Burien City Council will vote to release funds already approved for litigation against the FAA and to... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking blood donations

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking blood donations

  Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) is asking people to schedule a blood donation during the next week as chilly weather and flu-and-cold season dramatically reduce the blood... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Seeking Wellness in 2017? Art, Yoga and Meditation could be your Key Ingredient! Discover the benefits of these healthy practices at AdvertiserLake Burien Physical Therapy. Along with all the traditional... [Read more]

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.), a local non-profit dedicated to engaging youth in meaningful, outdoor adventures, this week announced the naming of Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above)... [Read more]

The Southwest Titans are looking for Lacrosse players

The Southwest Titans are looking for Lacrosse players

Do you want to be a part of the fastest growing sport I’m America – Lacrosse? Now is the time, as the Southwest Titans are looking for young players who want to play Lacrosse. No experience... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

Dozens of crazed residents dove into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. What started out as a small neighborhood tradition in 2002... [Read more]

New Year’s Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will trek to Mathison Park this Sunday

New Year’s Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will trek to Mathison Park this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Step into the brand New Year by strolling with others on the January 1, 2017 Walk-n-Talk! This Sunday – Jan. 1 – we’ll meet at Burien Town Square to stroll up... [Read more]

City of Burien’s Stormwater Outreach department says ‘Don’t Drip and Drive’

City of Burien’s Stormwater Outreach department says ‘Don’t Drip and Drive’

The City of Burien’s Stormwater Outreach department says “Motorists should fix leaks so they ‘Don’t Drip and Drive'”: Vehicle leaks can cause havoc for drivers and the environment. Motorists... [Read more]

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Here’s a great, fun way to ring in the New Year– this coming Sunday, dive into 2017 at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Streetin Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood…

Burien Council told FAA violated environmental law with flight path change

Burien Council told FAA violated environmental law with flight path change

When asked who was present to support the Quiet Skies Coalition, many at Monday night’s Burien Council meeting raised their hands. Photo by Scott Schaefer. By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Coalition will ask City Council to release funds at Monday’s meeting

Quiet Skies Coalition will ask City Council to release funds at Monday’s meeting

Our friends at the Quiet Skies Coalition – a grassroots organization to challenge the new airplane flight-patterns from Sea-Tac Airport over Burien – released their latest newsletter on Saturday, Dec.... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: It’s time to GIVE – take the ‘Cass’ Holiday Challenge’!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: It’s time to GIVE – take the ‘Cass’ Holiday Challenge’!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 14-year old special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016 she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town... [Read more]

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: December’s WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Dec. 21 – the winter solstice — so let’s warm up by walking to Burien’s secret gardens. Meet a little before 9... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

FOLLOWUP: ‘Mocha’ the dog has returned home after missing for 8 months

Just about eight months ago – back on April 12, 2016 – we posted this missing dog story: Our dog Mocha went missing on Sunday 4/10/16 on 19th Ave in Burien: We havent seen her since and are really... [Read more]

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle and King County issued a warning that an outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but the outbreak can easily spread to other schools and areas... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Lake Burien Physical Therapy holding two Creative Arts Workshops

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy is offering two Upcoming Creative Arts Workshops: Rustic Holiday Tree Centerpiece WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 7-9PM INSTRUCTOR: Lory Newsom We will be making Rustic/Vintage... [Read more]

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

Enjoy Winter Waterfall at WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, Dec. 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for our December 2017 Walk-n-Talk, coming up this Sunday, Dec. 4.  Come join us! We’ll meet at the Recology Store... [Read more]

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, Navos, a leading local community mental health provider, hosted a holiday dinner for clients; for many of them, who live in poverty due to their mental illness, this will... [Read more]