Health & Wellness Section

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

As featured on Good Morning America, SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer solutions that work to help kids find balance. And now,... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ hosting Valentine’s Family Day this Saturday

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. This will be a FREE... [Read more]

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find... [Read more]

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New this year – and to be staged before the annual Cove to Clover 5K – is the ‘GRIT Found Challenge,’ a pre-race event that combines obstacles and exercises to “test your mettle before... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program is hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

The groundhog saw his shadow this year, and it looks like he’ll be seeing it again this Sunday, Feb. 7, for another ‘Walk-n-Talk.’ Come on out and walk with your shadow and other walkers. Think... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation receives $100,000 gift

Highline Medical Center Foundation receives $100,000 gift

The Highline Medical Center Foundation recently received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Bertha Schumacher, a Burien resident who passed away at Highline in 2013. The gift was made in honor of Highline’s... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So, on February... [Read more]

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

A ‘Zero Suicide‘ conference will be held at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien on Friday, Feb 26, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This even meets the state requirements for suicide... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed to help local Seniors, one mile at a time…

Volunteer Drivers needed to help local Seniors, one mile at a time…

Volunteer Drivers are needed to help local Seniors – here’s one example: 92-year-old Lavonne Raven can attest to the value of the Volunteer Transportation program, which matches local seniors... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Project PROMise™ is Highline School’s Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

From Advertiser Highline Athletic Club: To celebrate the new year the HAC Group Fitness Team has hit refresh on all “Group” classes and can’t wait to share with you all that’s new! Challenging,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life – Highline, which has previously been held at Highline Memorial Stadium and Mt. Rainier High School, will be moving to a new location – downtown Burien – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsors needed for annual Cove to Clover fundraiser race, coming March 13

Sponsors needed for annual Cove to Clover fundraiser race, coming March 13

The annual Cove to Clover fundraiser race is coming Sunday, March 13, and Sponsors are needed! The Cove to Clover is 501(c)(3) non-profit and disburses all proceeds to local charities. New this year is... [Read more]

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Jan. 20

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Jan. 20

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get more exercise? Join the WABI Weekday Walkers to “Walk the Snake” on the third Wednesday of this month – January 20 – at 9 a.m. Go at your own pace... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Friday, Jan. 22

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Friday, Jan. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Friday, Jan. 22. Sign up to give the gift of BLOOD♥ WHEN: Friday, January 22, 2016; 9am to 3pm WHERE: Highline Medical Center –... [Read more]

Burien Athletic Fields available for spring and summer use

Burien Athletic Fields available for spring and summer use

The City of Burien is currently accepting applications for spring and summer field use at Moshier and Chelsea Park’s baseball and softball fields. To learn more about availability and application process,... [Read more]

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

The 3rd Annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party and FUN-raiser will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1:30 – 4 p.m. at the Normandy Park Recreation Center. Team Tim and Sunny of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White Center Food... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer The day after President Obama made an emotional speech on gun control, Gov. Jay Inslee came to Burien’s Navos Mental Health facility where he announced... [Read more]

WABI Burien asks Bikers & Pedestrians: ‘Are You Invisible?’

WABI Burien asks Bikers & Pedestrians: ‘Are You Invisible?’

by Maureen Hoffmann, WABI President These long winter days are short on light, so most of us find ourselves going to and from work, running errands and walking the dog at dusk or in the dark. Crossing... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Dozens of brave, crazy citizens dove into the New Year at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday, Jan. 1, under bright and clear sunny skies, with the air temp around 35 and the water actually... [Read more]

Walk into 2016 at the 4th annual ‘Walk-n-Talk with a Doc’ this Sunday, Jan. 3

Walk into 2016 at the 4th annual ‘Walk-n-Talk with a Doc’ this Sunday, Jan. 3

Tawnia McKenzie, RN Stroke Program Coordinator After a season full of holiday celebrations and the start of a new year, you may have vowed to “get back on that exercise program!”  Do your New Year’s... [Read more]

Registration for South Highline National Little League begins Jan. 7

Registration for South Highline National Little League begins Jan. 7

Registration for the 2016 season of South Highline National Little League begins Thursday, Jan. 7 for baseball, softball and challenger. In addition, please attend their free winter skills clinics at... [Read more]

Ring in 2016 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday

Ring in 2016 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday

Folks will be ringing in 2016 this Friday, Jan. 1, at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon from the beach in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Street (map below) in Burien’s Three Tree Point... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: A Random Act of Holiday Kindness

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: A Random Act of Holiday Kindness

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So, I have already... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Some uplifting & positive thoughts for the holidays

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Some uplifting & positive thoughts for the holidays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hi B-Town readers! After telling... [Read more]