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Burien company Dutch Dog Design wins International Design award

Burien company Dutch Dog Design wins International Design award

One thing we’ve learned about Burien from covering our little burgh for the last 11+ years is that we are very passionate about our pets! It’s just this sort of passion which has led one of our... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: The deadline to nominate a deserving citizen for the City of Burien’s 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award is this FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019. “Do you know someone who has improved... [Read more]

Susan Enfield named ‘Superintendent of the Year’ by National School Foundation

Susan Enfield named ‘Superintendent of the Year’ by National School Foundation

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield has been named the 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the National School Foundation Association, which represents foundations supporting schools across... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking nominations for ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 15

City of Burien seeking nominations for ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 15

The City of Burien is now accepting Nominations for its 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award, with a deadline to submit of Feb. 15, 2019. “Do you know someone who has improved the quality... [Read more]

VIDEO: Danny ‘Dan the Sausageman’ House awarded Small Biz award in D.C.

VIDEO: Danny ‘Dan the Sausageman’ House awarded Small Biz award in D.C.

On Monday, April 30, Burien’s own Danny ‘Dan the Sausageman’ House was awarded as the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year for the state of Washington at the US Institute of Peace in... [Read more]

Para los Niños named Burien’s 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year’

Para los Niños named Burien’s 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year’

At their March 5, 2018 meeting, the Burien City Council selected the nonprofit organization Para los Niños as its 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year.’ The Council received 14 submissions, the most... [Read more]

Music4Life receives WMEA’s ‘Friend of Music Award’

Music4Life receives WMEA’s ‘Friend of Music Award’

Music4Life™ has received the coveted “Friend of Music Award” from the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA). The award was presented upon nomination by the the WMEA’s Sno-King Region... [Read more]

Don Crawley of Burien Toastmasters earns Distinguished Toastmasters Award

Don Crawley of Burien Toastmasters earns Distinguished Toastmasters Award

Don Crawley being awarded his pin by Lisa Moorehead, Vice President of Membership & Treasurer. On Oct. 26, Don Crawley earned his ‘Distinguished Toastmasters Award,’ the highest level of... [Read more]

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Burien Starbucks employee Natasha Stapp recognized for saving customer’s life

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander For many years, our region has been known as a global leader in emergency medical response, with an extremely high heart attack survival rate of 62% in 2013.... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority’s Jené Iceberg wins award

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority’s Jené Iceberg wins award

Jené Iceberg, Regional Meetings Manager for Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), was named “Rookie of the Year” by the Washington State chapter of Meeting Professionals International... [Read more]

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and former Burien... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Anthony Spain – Music Director of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) since 1987 – recently won the American Prize in Orchestral Programming Maestro Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in the Community... [Read more]

South King Media’s Scott Schaefer awarded ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ by Rotary

South King Media’s Scott Schaefer awarded ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ by Rotary

South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer was honored Wednesday (April 5) with a Paul Harris Fellow award from the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park, WA. The award was presented at the Rotary... [Read more]

Burien City Council honors ‘Citizens of the Year’ at Monday night’s meeting

Burien City Council honors ‘Citizens of the Year’ at Monday night’s meeting

The Burien City Council honored its 2017 ‘Citizens of the Year’ at a special reception just before Monday night’s meeting (April 3): From left to right: Co-Citizen of the Year Wendy Meyers-Wenger,... [Read more]

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

On March 2, 2017 local non-profit Navos was recognized at the Seattle Business Magazine 2017 Washington Leaders in Health Care Awards with the Gold award in the category of ‘Innovative Healthcare... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking nominations for its ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 10

City of Burien seeking nominations for its ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 10

The City of Burien is seeking nominations for its ‘Citizen of the Year,’ with the deadline set for Feb. 10, 2017: Do you know someone who has improved the quality of life in Burien? Do you... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center receives Community Health Leadership Award

Highline Medical Center receives Community Health Leadership Award

The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) awarded Highline Medical Center – a part of CHI Franciscan Health (an Advertiser) – a 2016 Silver Community Health Leadership award for the Highline... [Read more]

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Award-winning Highline School Board members are Michael Spear (Board President), Bernie Dorsey, Angelica Alvarez, Tyrone Curry Sr., and Joe Van. The five-member Highline School Board has been named a ‘Board... [Read more]

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

ABHOW’s Judson Park has been awarded the ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living (MPL) for Purposeful Inclusivity. The Best of the Best Award recognizes truly outstanding practices... [Read more]