Health & Wellness Section

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, June 2 at Highline Medical Center

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, June 2 at Highline Medical Center

Bloodworks Northwest will be holding a Blood Drive on Friday, June 2, at Highline Medical Center, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and again from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Advertiser Highline Premier FC Soccer Club is introducing $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26: HPFC is pleased to present the first of several Open Field nights throughout the summer! WHEN: Friday... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be this Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This... [Read more]

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

If you saw a large group of people walking through Burien on Tuesday morning (May 23), you most likely witnessed about 50 (or so) ‘Seattle Striders’ doing the first of three 10-Mile Walks. Our... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

The King County Master Gardeners are back, answering questions abut plants and gardening and more every Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Library. This free service will run through September. Bring... [Read more]

‘I’m Homeless because…’

‘I’m Homeless because…’

By James Adam Lamb Special to South King Media I’m homeless because I blew my credit. I don’t have any money, and I can’t seem to keep a job. My first week at University in 1983 I was... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Happy Mother’s Day from Marina Midwifery, putting Mom in charge!

Happy Mother’s Day from Marina Midwifery, putting Mom in charge!

This Sunday (May 14), we acknowledge the Moms in our lives, recognizing all they have done for us, starting from bringing us into the world. It seems an appropriate time to talk about birthing and the... [Read more]

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at North SeaTac Park on Wednesday, May 17, 9 am, with the WABI Weekday Walkers.  We’ll start at the garden and... [Read more]

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Two of B-Town’s cutest kids carry food donations to their mailbox in 2008. The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger®’ Food Drive is this Saturday, May 13, and YOU can help... [Read more]

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

From our friends at WABI Burien: We hope you’ve saved the date to join the Seattle Sound Striders on their 3 days of walks south of Seattle, two of the days here in Burien: May 23, 24 and 25 (as we first... [Read more]

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

The Burien Library, along with Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will be hosting a FREE ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ this Friday, May 12, from 11 a.m. – Noon at Town Square Park: Hand... [Read more]

‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race will be at Town Square Park May 25

‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race will be at Town Square Park May 25

Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This is a free... [Read more]

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

The next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting is set for Tuesday, June 6, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary School in Burien. “As many of you already know, the FAA was forced to stop the... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

This week, the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth unveiled a new campaign – “I Know What’s Right For Me!” – which was made for students by students in an effort to provide youth with healthy resources... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC tryouts for Girls & Boys born between 2005-2003 on now

Highline Premier FC tryouts for Girls & Boys born between 2005-2003 on now

A friendly reminder that Highline Premier FC is conducting tryouts for the 2017/18 season for the birth years listed below, starting next week. This week is for Girls and Boys born between 2005-2003: All... [Read more]

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteers are needed for a Blood drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church onMonday May 1. 2017: WHERE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall,19030 8th Ave. S. SeaTac WA 98148 WHEN: Monday, May 1:... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Next week brings us to the start of Discover Burien’s Farmers Market – with opening day on Thursday, May 4th 2017, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Town Square Park. Many of your favorite vendors as well... [Read more]

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Highline Relay for Life – which raises money to fight cancer (this year’s event will be June 10) – is asking Volunteers to bring donations of clothing, accessories, handbags and more to Discover... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum TONIGHT –– Wednesday, April 26, 2017, starting at 6:30 p.m. – at Mt. Rainier High School. This... [Read more]

‘A Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue at Hotfeet May 20

‘A Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue at Hotfeet May 20

Enjoy a fun & lively cocktail evening filled with tasty food, drinks, and a silent auction to benefit Orphan Relief and Rescue at ‘A Night of Giving’ at Hotfeet Fitness on Saturday,... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center will be hosting a FREE Community Water Safety Event this Saturday, April 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. They will be raffling off a free session of swim lessons, swim passes... [Read more]