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CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning tools that... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

NASA Space Ambassador to speak at Explorer West Middle School April 22

NASA Space Ambassador to speak at Explorer West Middle School April 22

On Wednesday, April 22 – Earth Day – Advertiser Explorer West Middle School will present a community talk by NASA/JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) Solar System Ambassador, Dr. Ron Hobbs. Dr. Hobbs’ presentation,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver

JOB: Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver

Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver (West Seattle) Compensation: 15-18 DOE Construction Driver/ Expeditor (West Seattle) Construction Driver/ Expeditor – West Seattle Remodeling company with very... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Lead Carpenter needed

JOB: Lead Carpenter needed

Lead Carpenter (West Seattle) Compensation: $20-30/HR DOE Are you looking for a carpentry job that challenges you? A job that works in all phases of carpentry, and is a part of the bigger picture? A job... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop #360 will be holding its 5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction on Saturday, May 2 at the Lake Burien Presbyterian Church. The fundraiser event starts at 5 p.m., and tickets are $8.00... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enter to win $50,000 during Berkshire Hathaway’s ‘Open House Weekend’!

Enter to win $50,000 during Berkshire Hathaway’s ‘Open House Weekend’!

Make sure to enter Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s ‘Open House Weekend’ this weekend (April 18–19, 2015) for your chance to win $50,000 and a consultation with the stars... [Read more]

Have you seen Brison Miller? 18-year old with local ties has been missing since Sat.

Have you seen Brison Miller? 18-year old with local ties has been missing since Sat.

Have you seen Brison Miller? He’s been missing since Saturday, April 11 from University Place, where he was last seen near a Safeway on Bridgeport, carrying a long board skateboard. “Have... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Balloons & Cupcakes now featuring Full-Tilt Ice Cream; Save with BOGO offer!

Balloons & Cupcakes now featuring Full-Tilt Ice Cream; Save with BOGO offer!

Local business Balloons and Cupcakes has always been a place where you could get mouth-watering treats and balloons with a creative twist – like the real miniature peanut butter cup tucked in... [Read more]

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’  is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’ is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its FREE Wellness Fiesta this Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This free, family... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 2-year old boy found SAFE in Renton!

UPDATE: Missing 2-year old boy found SAFE in Renton!

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: UPDATE APRIL 15, 2015 9:46 a.m.: The missing 2-year old boy has been FOUND safe in Renton! “We are pleased to announce, just after 9:00 this morning April... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar will be this Thursday night, April 16

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar will be this Thursday night, April 16

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night, April 16, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 8:56 p.m. on April 14, 2015: Highline Public Schools sent out an automated phone call on Tuesday afternoon, April 14, warning parents at local schools of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Brand new home collection in Burien has Grand Opening this Saturday, April 18

Brand new home collection in Burien has Grand Opening this Saturday, April 18

Following the success last year of its Westwood Ridge new home community, this Saturday, April 18, DeNova Northwest will be holding a grand opening for Westwood Encore, a collection of 19 new four... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get an awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

Get an awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

Please welcome back Advertiser 909 Coffee and Wine, and their ‘place next door’ – 913 Spirits – both of which are offering an exclusive, awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon! 909 is a cozy,... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest two men at – where else? Police uniform & equipment store

Burien Police arrest two men at – where else? Police uniform & equipment store

The Burien Police Department is reporting that last Friday (April 10), two detectives went shopping at a local police uniform and equipment store on International Boulevard, to pick up a uniform for one... [Read more]

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Summer is just around the corner – can you feel/smell/taste it yet? One sure indicator – aside from the increasing pollen count – is that the City of Burien announced the lineup for its FREE 2015... [Read more]

PSESD Super John Welch named to King County Housing Authority Board

PSESD Super John Welch named to King County Housing Authority Board

King County Executive Dow Constantine has appointed John Welch to serve as a King County Housing Authority commissioner. As many of our Readers may recall, Welch served as Superintendent of Highline Public... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR GLASS ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is a non-profit community gallery that fosters an environment to expose artists and their work to patrons, dealers, collectors and art buyers, and they’re... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC is now hosting tryouts for aspiring youths and teens to develop their soccer playing skills at a higher competitive level than recreational soccer. Tryout registration is now open... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools, along with the Tukwila School District, are restarting a middle school football program after more than 30 years. It will be full contact spring ball prepping the kids for high... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien’s Annual Membership Meeting/Board Elections will be May 13

Discover Burien’s Annual Membership Meeting/Board Elections will be May 13

Discover Burien’s Annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Revelle Hall at NAVOS, located at 1210 SW 136th Street. At this annual... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW welcomes John Lutz to its office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW welcomes John Lutz to its office

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest is proud to introduce its newest Sales Professional: John Lutz To contact John: PHONE: 206-430-3002 EMAIL: JohnLutz@BHHSNWREALESTATE.COM Click... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which... [Read more]

Sponsored Post COUPON: Get $15 OFF any service at Advertiser Swedish Automotive!

COUPON: Get $15 OFF any service at Advertiser Swedish Automotive!

New Advertiser Swedish Automotive of West Seattle – which services Volvo, SAAB, Subaru and MINI-owning car owners – has a great new deal for our Readers! Get $15 off any service*, including oil... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Drought concerns diminish

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Drought concerns diminish

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek There’s been some good news for the western Washington region that will,... [Read more]

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

@btownblog April fools joke gone bad! pic.twitter.com/ZceLCfoVv5 — Andrea Gansz (@Agansz) April 12, 2015 The prop flying saucer that was set up on the roof of the Tin Room Bar & Theater for the... [Read more]