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REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors will present at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Dec. 6

REMINDER: Local Actors/Producers/Educators David S. Hogan and Angela DiMarco will headline the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held next Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools awarded $30K to improve graduation rate

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Shop from over 100 booths at the 2016 Tyee Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 3

Do your holiday shopping at the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar – coming this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A wide variety of holiday items and gifts will be on sale at this great bazaar,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Dec. 3

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Dec. 3

Get outside with your neighbors and restore the forest this Saturday, Dec. 3 – Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve! “Come join us this Saturday at Walker Preserve as we continue... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts and Crafts Fair is this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

The King County Library System is seeking the public’s input to help shape its future at a Strategic Planning: Community Conversation this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

A small grant application is available beginning Dec. 1st, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4

FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4

A FREE ‘Santa Party’ will be held at the Normandy Park Cove this Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1 – 3 p.m. Bring the family for FREE dessert, live holiday music performed by Endolyne Choir of West Seattle,... [Read more]

REMINDER: SHOP LOCAL at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale this Saturday, Dec. 3!

REMINDER: SHOP LOCAL at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale this Saturday, Dec. 3!

REMINDER: The Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale is this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th. Twice a year, the potters at the Moshier Community Art... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Last Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Olympic Mountains show off fresh dusting of snow in view from Burien

PHOTOS: Olympic Mountains show off fresh dusting of snow in view from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos of a fresh dusting of snow on the Olympic Mountains, as photographed from his Burien home on Monday morning, Nov. 28 (click images to see larger versions):  Read More →

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow over Puget Sound Saturday morning?

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow over Puget Sound Saturday morning?

Resident Elston Hill captured this great photo of an amazing rainbow seen over Puget Sound from his Burien home on Saturday morning, Nov. 26. “It was so dark at 7:40 a.m. this morning that the last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

20% Off Black Friday extends to Small Business Saturday at Iris & Peony

Elegant gifts are within budget at local gem Iris & Peony during their Black Friday and Small business Saturday 20% off annual sale – starting this Friday, Nov. 25! Everything in the shop is 20%... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

Celebrate the season – and Save $5 bucks – with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park Food Drive is Saturday, Dec. 3

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park Food Drive is Saturday, Dec. 3

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be again helping the Des Moines Area Food Bank in their ‘Square Meal Partner Fund Drive,’ which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the... [Read more]

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

On Sunday, Dec. 11, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) Brass Quintet—featuring internationally renowned... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SHOP LOCAL: Paper Delights has specials on ‘thoughtful gifts’ this Saturday!

SHOP LOCAL: Paper Delights has specials on ‘thoughtful gifts’ this Saturday!

At Paper Delights we love “thoughtful gifting” …useful items elevated…a beautiful pair of gold-handled scissors…a gold-foiled weekly planner with a matching to-do list pad…a... [Read more]

More than 40 student volunteers from Waskowitz replant along Cedar River

More than 40 student volunteers from Waskowitz replant along Cedar River

Equipped with shovels, gloves, and 350 plants, more than 40 students from the Waskowitz Environmental Leaders School (WELS) in Burien spent Nov. 21 replanting one mile of the bank of the Cedar River... [Read more]

Help local needy families – drop off food & toys for Fire Department fundraiser

Help local needy families – drop off food & toys for Fire Department fundraiser

The Burien/Normandy Park & North Highline Fire Departments are seeking food and toy donations to help local families in need this holiday season, and they’ve got several Christmas Outreach Drop-off... [Read more]

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Auto Theft Detectives are seeking anyone that recognizes stolen items shown in the photographs below. Troopers say that on Nov. 11, 2016, a stolen black 1995 Honda Accord... [Read more]

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie selected as ‘Coach of the Year’

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie selected as ‘Coach of the Year’

Highline Premiere FC Coach Michelle Beattie was recently selected as ‘Coach of the Year’ for 4A NPSL Cascade All-League Girls Soccer. Michelle is the head women’s coach at Kennedy Catholic... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Students thank community for overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote

Highline Public Schools Students thank community for overwhelming ‘Yes’ vote

Highline Public Schools students have a lot to be thankful for this year – thanks to the community, the school construction bond passed, with a ‘Yes’ vote of nearly 67 percent. “We... [Read more]

Help kids at the 3rd annual Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Diaper Drive Dec. 3

Help kids at the 3rd annual Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Diaper Drive Dec. 3

It’s Time for the 3rd Annual Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Diaper Drive – coming Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Normandy Park Winterfest – to benefit Treehouse, an organization that helps Foster Kids. Donations... [Read more]

Port of Seattle revises Flight Safety Tree Removal and Replanting Plan Tuesday

Port of Seattle revises Flight Safety Tree Removal and Replanting Plan Tuesday

On Tuesday (Nov. 22), Port of Seattle Commissioners addressed community concerns by revising a safety program that cuts down trees in the Sea-Tac Airport flight corridor and replaces them with native,... [Read more]

Warning of more traffic, noise at airport spurs Council to form special committee

Warning of more traffic, noise at airport spurs Council to form special committee

Larry Cripe By Jack Mayne After Quiet Skies Coalition leader Larry Cripe suggested that if Burien doesn’t get involved, “there will be a fourth, a fifth and a sixth” runway at Sea-Tac International... [Read more]

Burien’s ballot box ranked #7 in number of returns in all of King County

Burien’s ballot box ranked #7 in number of returns in all of King County

A lot of people are lamenting about low voter turnout in the Nov. 8 election, but residents of Burien should be proud – our ballot box, located near City Hall on SW 152nd Street ranked number seven... [Read more]