Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

Photo courtesy Reuben Baca. Burien attorney (and Advertiser) W. Tracy Codd leaves Oct. 12 for a unique destination – to Nepal’s Upper Mustang region to distribute donated eyeglasses and sunglasses. Mustang,... [Read more]

It’s not too late to volunteer for annual bike & pedestrian count Sept. 27-29

It’s not too late to volunteer for annual bike & pedestrian count Sept. 27-29

Next week, the state will kick off a three day-survey to count the number of people who walk or ride bicycles to their destinations. Anyone who would like to volunteer to help in the count can still register... [Read more]

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

The Burien City Council wants an October meeting between the city, the Port of Seattle and the regional office of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to discuss the recent increase in airplane noise over the city…

LETTER: Residents opposed to recent increase in airplane noise seeking support

LETTER: Residents opposed to recent increase in airplane noise seeking support

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello Neighbors, If you have been hearing... [Read more]

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

ABHOW’s Judson Park has been awarded the ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living (MPL) for Purposeful Inclusivity. The Best of the Best Award recognizes truly outstanding practices... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. REMINDER: Join 2,000+ zombies this Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a free, FUN... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

Blood inventory for the Northwest area rapidly declined following the Labor Day Holiday (when fewer blood donors were available). Currently 6 out of 8 blood types are below levels needed to maintain an... [Read more]

Reiki Clinic at Burien Community Center 2nd Tuesday of every month

Reiki Clinic at Burien Community Center 2nd Tuesday of every month

A monthly Reiki Clinic is held on the second Tuesday of every month at the Burien Community Center: WHAT: Reiki (ray-key) is a Japanese word meaning universal life energy The origin of current Reiki practice... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Advertiser Salon Michelle! A shine-enhancing glaze is something that can refresh your hair color or give your natural hair a shine or boost of richness.... [Read more]

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

During the week of Sept. 19-23, Burien Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Fall Prevention Campaign for seniors, their family members, and caregivers to prevent falls and fall-related injuries that... [Read more]

Burien Evangelical Church hosting GriefShare support group starting Sept. 12

Burien Evangelical Church hosting GriefShare support group starting Sept. 12

Burien Evangelical Church will be hosting a GriefShare support group on Mondays, beginning Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the church (500 SW 146th Street). This is a 13 week program, ending Dec. 5. GriefShare... [Read more]

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

A student/athlete from Kennedy Catholic High School was injured in a hiking accident on Mt. Si Saturday (Sept. 3), and had to be rescued by helicopter. The 15-year old student – a member of the school’s... [Read more]

Burien’s Community Wellness Fair coming to Town Square Park Sat., Sept. 17

Burien’s Community Wellness Fair coming to Town Square Park Sat., Sept. 17

Burien’s annual celebration of healthy living will be held at downtown Burien’s Town Square Park on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Healthy activities for your mind, body and spirit will... [Read more]

King County Council committee discusses steps to keep pesticides out of cannabis

King County Council committee discusses steps to keep pesticides out of cannabis

The King County Council’s Health, Housing and Human Services Committee this week heard from the County’s Chief Medical Officer and other health experts on the proposed legislation to establish a prohibited... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday Sept. 17

Volunteers needed to help at Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday Sept. 17

Volunteers are needed for Zombie Fest Northwest, coming to the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 17! This is a festive community event that increases awareness about disaster preparedness,... [Read more]

15th annual ‘Walk for the Women of Hospitality House’ will be Sat., Sept. 17

15th annual ‘Walk for the Women of Hospitality House’ will be Sat., Sept. 17

The 15th Annual Walk for the Women of Hospitality House will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 10 a.m. at Burien Town Square Park. This year organizers are promising “a gift for every walker!” Hospitality... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN... [Read more]

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an <i>experience</i>, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an experience, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Burien’s annual Brat Trot – a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation – is NOT just a race, it’s an experience and will be returning on Sunday, Oct. 2! Here’s more of what... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

If you saw a lot of bike riders cruising through the area on Sunday, Aug. 14, you witnessed bicyclists raising money for ‘Obliteride,’ a fundraiser for the Fred Hutch Cancer Center in Seattle. Sunday’s 65-mile... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be Aug. 27 at Kennedy High School

First-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be Aug. 27 at Kennedy High School

Celebrate 50 years of Kennedy Catholic High School history at the first-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 27. This inaugural race will begin at 8 a.m., and is open to all students,... [Read more]

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

Later this month, the City of Burien will welcome Casey Stanley back to its Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PaRCS) Department to replace Debbie Zemke as Recreation Manager. Zemke retired from... [Read more]

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Officials from Group Health broke ground last week for a new medical center in Burien, replacing the existing 1964 facility. The new 23,000 square foot facility is expected to open in the summer of 2017. “Group... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation ‘To Your Health!’ fundraiser will be Sept. 10

Highline Medical Center Foundation ‘To Your Health!’ fundraiser will be Sept. 10

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 20th Annual Gala & Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Seattle Airport Hilton. The theme of this year’s event is “Navigating... [Read more]