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Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28 and continue through May 18. “Highline Premier FC is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association (West Seattle... [Read more]

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will be a stroll through Normandy Park

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will be a stroll through Normandy Park

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will take place on Wednesday, April 16 – a Stroll through Normandy Park. “Ah, the next best thing to April in Paris…April in Normandy Park (yes,... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Burien

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Burien

We welcome ACME Bowl, our newest Advertiser. ACME, located in Tukwila just east of the mall, is closer to Burien than you might think. We checked it out. You can get to ACME from downtown Burien in less... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core instructor Evan makes it look easy every Wednesday night at 7:10pm in the Group Fitness Room. by Group Fitness Director Caroline Medley If you hear the class name “Group Core” and you immediately... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

As family and friends gathered in the Box for “Friday Night Lights” the energy was bursting with excitement. There were two things on Clay Procter’s mind, one was filling in and spinning the mic... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk MS’ will be Sunday, April 6th

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk MS’ will be Sunday, April 6th

Jennifer Privette will talk about her personal experience with MS then lead the April Walk-n-Talk. “I am one of many in a large tribe with multiple sclerosis,” says Jennifer Privette, a Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy to dedicate Baseball Field to Joe Faccone Friday

REMINDER: Kennedy to dedicate Baseball Field to Joe Faccone Friday

This Friday, March 28, Kennedy Catholic High School will dedicate their home baseball field to long-time coach and staff member, Joe Faccone. The field will be re-named Faccone Field. Mr. Faccone was the... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: The White Center 5K Walk & Run is this Saturday, March 22, starting at 9 a.m.! Sponsored by Community Development Association (CDA), along with the YES Foundation of White Center and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It took a 40-plus year old father of five to rattle the cages and stand up to another Procter family push Friday night. Jason Pinter watched his son, Ethan Pinter, battle for breath in the first heat…

Under soggy skies, 2014 Cove to Clover 5K shines; here are pics & results

Under soggy skies, 2014 Cove to Clover 5K shines; here are pics & results

Under typically soggy northwest skies, the 2014 Cove to Clove Classic 5K fundraiser race shined on the area on Sunday, March 16, filling the streets with happy runners, families, dogs and even a Unicorn Unicycle…

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance – FREE Class Burien Library, Sunday, March 23rd, 3:30pm How you take care of your feet can have a huge impact on your health. Join foot expert Eric Sach as he shares his knowledge... [Read more]

Spring 2014 registration for Highline Soccer Club is now open

Spring 2014 registration for Highline Soccer Club is now open

Spring 2014 registration for the Highline Soccer Club is now open. “We’d like to welcome and encourage all of you to participate in our spring soccer program, now in its second year,” reads... [Read more]

Burien takes Podium back

Burien takes Podium back

by Matt Parker Whatever pill Corey Uebalacker and (Ms.) Kali Paris swallowed last week worked. “I feel right this week,” Ms. Paris said. “I feel good.” After admittedly frustrating... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

We Need You, at Sports Night! Here’s your opportunity to make a difference and have a night out. The Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be hosting the annual Sports Night Dinner and Auction event on... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

by Matt Parker Clay Procter brought Casey Procter, Austin Procter and a ferocious performance by Ashley Procter to Burien late Friday night. The workout was a 10-minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible)... [Read more]

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

Area resident John Nelson first created the now-iconic ‘Cove to Clover’ 5k fundraiser race in 2009, and this year the 6th annual race will be held on Sunday, March 16, with a Pub Crawl on Friday night, March 14…

Possible snowy Walk-n-Talk to Mathison Park this Sunday, March 2

Possible snowy Walk-n-Talk to Mathison Park this Sunday, March 2

So they’re predicting some snow for our first-Sunday-of-March Walk-n-Talk, set for this Sunday, March 2. That could be both amusing and beautiful. The walks are into their third year now, and we’ve... [Read more]

What does your 1st Grade Teacher do on Saturday nights?

What does your 1st Grade Teacher do on Saturday nights?

A lot of local students and parents hope they get Mrs. Paris for a 1st grade teacher. Not many of them would want to “WOD” against her. WOD stands for “workout of the day,” and... [Read more]

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

The new Baseball Field at Kennedy Catholic High School will be dedicated to longtime coach Mr. Joe Faccone (pictured above) on Friday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m., and the public is invited to attend. “Please... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a 3-on-3 “Lucky Shot” Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15. The fun starts at 10 a.m., with check-in at 9 a.m. Cost is $45 per 3-person team or... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover Classic – the area’s highlander 5K race coming Sunday, March 16 – begins at the base of an incline affectionately known as “Snake Hill,” triumphantly ascends to stunning views... [Read more]

FREE Family Swim Passes now available at Evergreen Pool

FREE Family Swim Passes now available at Evergreen Pool

Low-income families who qualify for free/reduced lunches and live within the Burien city limits can now receive FREE Family Swim Passes for the Evergreen Community Aquatic Center. The City has partnered... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FOR TEENS Have you ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Would you like to brush up on your skills and make new friends? Come explore the great outdoors from atop a mountain!... [Read more]

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors. If it did, the least likely member to took in them would be Joe Bui. Yelling, celebrating, hooting and hollering are generally reserved for your teammates too, as opposed to yourself…