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Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

CARES gets new contract; ‘cancer of hate’ & new parking study before City Council

CARES gets new contract; ‘cancer of hate’ & new parking study before City Council

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved an extended animal control contract with CARES, along with being told of unhappy parade goers pelting a Trump for President truck in the holiday parade were... [Read more]

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School’s football team will be holding a fundraiser car wash this Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rite Aid, and all those with dirty cars are invited! Of course, if... [Read more]

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

CARES & Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project offering low-cost cat Spaying/Neutering

C.A.R.E.S. of Burien is teaming up with the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the cats of Burien residents and surrounding areas for just $15. A Shuttle will... [Read more]

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

By Scott Schaefer Burien resident Tammy Martin-Tauiliili recently created a new way for locals to go out and explore their city, by walking, searching, creating, hiding, finding and collecting individually-created... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Talent Exposé & Ppen Mic on Thursday, July 28, with sign-ups beginning at 6:15 p.m. “Sing a song! Stand-up comedy! Read a poem! The floor is yours!” Performers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Discussing your Estate Plan with loved ones is important

DAL Law Firm: Discussing your Estate Plan with loved ones is important

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik For many clients, they have a difficult time discussing their estate plan with their loved ones. But it is very important that your loved ones are aware... [Read more]

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for ‘The Oilerie’ will be Saturday, July 30

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for ‘The Oilerie’ will be Saturday, July 30

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting celebration for Advertiser ‘The Oilerie’ will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 11 a.m. The Oilerie is a locally-owned specialty food shop offering imported... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

*URGENT: As you may have heard, Bloodworks Northwest recently issued a “code-red” appeal for blood donors after inventories for some blood types fell alarmingly – to just a 1-day supply. The Rotary... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: “The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle this Thursday night, July 21. Steve... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Construction on new pedestrian/bike trail near S. 132nd Street starts Monday

Construction on new pedestrian/bike trail near S. 132nd Street starts Monday

The City of Burien on Friday issued a construction alert for a new S. 132nd Street Pedestrian / Bicycle Trail Project (map below). Click images to see larger versions: Construction for a new 8-foot... [Read more]

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos from Thursday night’s ‘Music in the Park’ at Lake Burien School Park, featuring Caribbean music from the Seattle Woman’s Steel... [Read more]

Pacwest Little League Seniors advance to Western Regional tournament

Pacwest Little League Seniors advance to Western Regional tournament

The combined Pacwest and South HiLine National Big League team won the State championship Thursday night at Shorewood High School in Shoreline. The team took a perfect 3-0 record in state play to the... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman Home with sweeping views of... [Read more]

Join the Burien Lions Club to participate in our community

Join the Burien Lions Club to participate in our community

Join the Burien Lions to participate in our community projects helping make Burien a better place for all. Lions meet each Wednesday at Angelo’s Restaurant, located at 601 SW 153rd Street in Burien... [Read more]

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

And now, a PSA from Smokey the B-Town Bear:  Read More →

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

Major construction work begins this Friday night, July 15, on a project that will reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes between SeaTac and Des Moines for the entire weekend. WSDOT says that this is the first... [Read more]

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church offering free lunches & Summer movie nights

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church offering free lunches & Summer movie nights

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church is offering a free lunch program, along with Summer movie nights! Youth 18 and under can receive free lunches Monday through Friday between 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at... [Read more]