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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding a Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This concert is part of the NWSO’s 30th... [Read more]

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another amazing photo taken from his home in Burien, this time showing some dramatic clouds over the gorgeous, snow-covered Olympic Mountains on Monday night, Jan. 16... [Read more]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

Courtesy local Artist Amber Nichol: It has been the responsibility of artists to accurately reflect society in the face of injustice. I am proud to be hosting this collection of art inspired by the hopes... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ opening FRIDAY night at the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.! The show... [Read more]

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this photo of a dramatic Moonset over the Olympic Mountains, as photographed from his Burien home early Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

The 2017 ‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition will be Saturday, Jan. 21

The 2017 ‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition will be Saturday, Jan. 21

The ‘Battle Of Burien’ dance competition will be held at the Community Center on Jan. 21, 2017, starting at 6 p.m. This event is an annual “dance off” where local youth compete... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Seeking Wellness in 2017? Art, Yoga and Meditation could be your Key Ingredient! Discover the benefits of these healthy practices at AdvertiserLake Burien Physical Therapy. Along with all the traditional... [Read more]

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

Local film composer David Templeton will be featured at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 7, starting at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater…

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

PHOTOS: Duwamish Head Sailboat Race sails past Burien shores

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes more amazing photos, this time documenting Saturday’s Duwamish Head Race, which sailed past the shores of Burien. According to race sponsor Three Tree Point Yacht... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went down to Three Tree Point Thursday morning (Jan. 5) to watch the sunrise. “Planes were landing from the south,” Elston said. “But before... [Read more]

Friday’s Burien Arts Opening Reception is movin’ on up to city offices

Friday’s Burien Arts Opening Reception is movin’ on up to city offices

Another first Friday brings another Opening Reception for an exciting Burien Arts Association fine arts exhibit, which is movin’ on up to Burien’s municipal offices on the third floor of... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14! In this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

PHOTOS: Snow turns area into New Year’s Winter Wonderland

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of the overnight snow that hit the Burien area, and to which most of us awoke to on New Year’s Day 2017 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High Robotics at Jan. 3 Burien Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: Highline High Robotics at Jan. 3 Burien Film Office Happy Hour

Photo provided by Zoe Burchard. REMINDER: Darin Gee (pictured above) will do a presentation about Highline High School’s FIRST Robotics Program at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre recently created a new restaurant directory for Burien, listing at least 127 restaurants – kind of a big deal, considering how much time and effort projects like... [Read more]

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

A new year brings new changes. In the case of the Burien Arts Association, the change is converting from a storefront gallery in Olde Burien (which is closing Dec. 24) to a new Mobile Gallery at Burien’s... [Read more]

Highline High Robotics Program to be featured at Jan. 3 Film Office Happy Hour

Highline High Robotics Program to be featured at Jan. 3 Film Office Happy Hour

Photo provided by Zoe Burchard. Darin Gee (pictured above) will do a presentation about Highline High School’s FIRST Robotics Program at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held on Tuesday,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of the snow-topped Olympic Mountains, as seen from Burien at sunrise on Friday, Dec. 16 (click image to see larger version, or download the... [Read more]

Burien Arts Association Mobile Gallery Exhibit premieres Jan. 6 at City Hall

Burien Arts Association Mobile Gallery Exhibit premieres Jan. 6 at City Hall

Fine detailed drawings by Danny Bobrow and en plein air paintings by Alex Trapp will premiere at the Burien City Municipal Offices, on the third floor of the Burien Library/City Hall building (400 SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

Courtesy Normandy Park resident Michael Snyder (@guyinjeep16) comes these amazing photos of Tuesday night’s ‘Super Moon’ setting over the Olympic Mountains (click images to see larger... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the last ‘Super Moon’ of 2016?

PHOTO: Did you see the last ‘Super Moon’ of 2016?

Resident Elston Hill shared this great photo of the last “Super Moon” of 2016, of which he says: “This is the last super moon of the year setting this morning at 7:00 a.m. over Vashon... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Iris & Peony holding Holiday Centerpiece Class on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Grace your Table with a beautiful Holiday Centerpiece Made by YOU! Iris& Peony Centerpiece Class will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Spend a little “Me” time at Advertiser... [Read more]