Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health: CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities. David Swedler,... [Read more]

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Thursday (June 30), with the added bonus of being able to browse the Farmers Market before or afterwards. Here are the details: WHERE: Burien City Hall (Multipurpose... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

Last week, Angelo’s of Burien held a fundraiser and raffle to help their employee Lorenzo and his 7-year old Xavier, both seriously injured in a horrific car crash on May 23. Organizers told The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE JUNE 15, 2016 9:15 a.m.: UPDATE TO MISSING: Mrs. Terada has been found thanks for all the help — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) June 15, 2016 PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Highline Exchange Club toilet paper drive will be Saturday, June 11 at Trader Joe’s

Highline Exchange Club toilet paper drive will be Saturday, June 11 at Trader Joe’s

Burien’s Highline Exchange Club will be holding its annual Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Trader Joe’s parking lot at S. 160th and 1st Ave South. “Burien... [Read more]

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

Puget Sound Beaches from Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood south to the Pierce County line have been closed for shellfish harvesting, the Washington State Department of Health announced Friday,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive on Monday, June 13

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive on Monday, June 13

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 19030 8th Ave. S. in SeaTac on Monday, June 13 in the Fellowship Hall. Drive hours will be from 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools will be holding an open, public meeting about addressing issues behind recent incidents of youth involved in gun violence in our community on Tuesday, June 14, from 7 – 8:30... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Family Fun & Wellness Night at Sylvester Middle School on Wednesday, June 8, from 6 – 8 p.m<. This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

Discover the ‘Secret Stroll’ on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, June 5, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and walk down the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: Kennedy ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk fundraiser will be Aug. 27

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the school’s new athletic field, located behind the campus at 140 S. 140th Street in... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

This year’s Relay for Life of Highline will be held throughout downtown Burien on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. In previous years, this all-day fundraiser for the American Cancer Society has... [Read more]

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

The victims of Monday night’s horrific crash (read our previous coverage here), were a man named Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier – both seriously injured as a result of a 15-year old girl running... [Read more]

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]