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Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend, on both Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Open for review is this 3-bedroom... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

Writer Heather Hansman profiled Burien for the July, 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine, which should be on newsstands now. The profile – which starts on page 28 – highlights B-Town’s local arts,... [Read more]

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

By Jack Mayne Burien will have a new city manager on July 10 with the approval of an employment contract for Brian Wilson, former chief of staff and police chief of Federal Way. Two-thirds through the... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Plots are currently available at the newly created New Start Community Garden, located at 614 SW 120th Street. Rent a 100 square foot plot for $25 (inquire if you need financial assistance). Print out... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander Saturday, June 17 in Downtown Burien was the Annual Wild Strawberry Festival. At the event, Burien citizens enjoyed a variety of different activities, including... [Read more]

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

By Scott & Theresa Schaefer After a slow, tense start where attendees argued over the format of the event, Highline High School’s Listening Session Thursday night (June 15) attempted to begin to... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

As I age there seems to be less interest in my opinion, starting at home with my wife and extending on to children, grandchildren, neighbors, clerks and so on. I’m learning to deal with it, but it still... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community meeting on Highline High’s ‘Spirit Rock’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community meeting on Highline High’s ‘Spirit Rock’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: A community meeting to discuss recent tensions at Highline High School, open to families and the public, is scheduled for TONIGHT – Thursday, June 15 – from 6 – 7 p.m. at the school cafeteria... [Read more]

Master Gardeners expanding their FREE help sessions for 2017

Master Gardeners expanding their FREE help sessions for 2017

The Master Gardeners have increased the frequency of their free plant question/answer clinics for the 2017 season, and wil now be at the Burien Library two days a week, as well as three Saturdays at... [Read more]

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Proudly in its 96th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will follow a new route. The parade is also... [Read more]

Y.E.T.I. hires Jordan Kimmerly as its full-time Executive Director

Y.E.T.I. hires Jordan Kimmerly as its full-time Executive Director

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) announced that it has hired Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above) as its first full-time Executive Director for the organization. Y.E.T.I.’s mission... [Read more]

Deputy shoots, kills man claiming to be ‘The Creator’ in Burien Tuesday night

Deputy shoots, kills man claiming to be ‘The Creator’ in Burien Tuesday night

A homeowner fired a warning shot at a man running at him with a sharp object in his hand in Burien late Tuesday night (June 13), and when Deputies responded to the scene, the suspect came at them as well. Two... [Read more]

‘Strawberry Jam’ dance competition will be this Saturday at Strawberry Festival

‘Strawberry Jam’ dance competition will be this Saturday at Strawberry Festival

Dancers will be back in the heart of Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival on the main stage at Town Square Park this Saturday, June 17, from 3 – 6 p.m. This is a FREE dance competition,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, June 15, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. Featuring wines from the Ginkgo Forest Winery, Wahluke... [Read more]

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

Residents invited to help shape the future for Burien Parks ‘PROS Plan’

The City of Burien has begun the planning process for a new Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan –otherwise known as a PROS Plan – and they’re seeking residents’ input. Your feedback... [Read more]

Kick-off Wild Strawberry weekend with Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Saturday

Kick-off Wild Strawberry weekend with Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Saturday

Kick-off Wild Strawberry Festival weekend this Saturday, June 17, 2017, with the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Burien Fire Station. On the menu: Pancakes Black Forest... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is the Probate Process? At DAL Law Firm, we provide counsel to individuals throughout King County who have... [Read more]

VIDEO: Medivac helicopter takes off from Burien’s Lakeview Park Saturday

VIDEO: Medivac helicopter takes off from Burien’s Lakeview Park Saturday

On Saturday afternoon (June 10) a medivac helicopter landed, then took off from Burien’s Lakeview Park (422 SW 160th Street), where it transported a patient from Highline Medical Center another,... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Rain Garden Workshop this Saturday, June 17

City of Burien holding Rain Garden Workshop this Saturday, June 17

Duwamish Infrastructure Restoration Training – aka DIRT Corps – is building ten residential rain gardens in partnership with the City of Burien Government, and will be holding a Workshop on June 17. Participants... [Read more]