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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]

Highline Superintendent Enfield receives Communication Technology Award

Highline Superintendent Enfield receives Communication Technology Award

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield recently won  the inaugural 2016 Communication Technology Award for Superintendents by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Judges... [Read more]

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student Shaileen Johnson (pictured above) will be honored for her environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony on May 5. Shai proposed, planned,... [Read more]

Nominations for Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ now open through Feb. 12

Nominations for Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ now open through Feb. 12

Nominations for the City of Burien’s annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ award are now open, with a deadline of Feb. 12.Do you know someone who has improved the quality of life in Burien? Do... [Read more]

City of Burien receives award for its Comprehensive Annual Finance Report

City of Burien receives award for its Comprehensive Annual Finance Report

Last week, the City of Burien was notified that it is a recipient of a ‘Certificate of Achievement for Excellence’ award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States... [Read more]

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Big Picture Interim Principal Tim Schlosser, Dr. Susan Enfield, and BP Assistant Principal Victoria Terry. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield received the Leadership for Equity Award by... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra receives $10,000 ‘Challenge America’ NEA grant

Northwest Symphony Orchestra receives $10,000 ‘Challenge America’ NEA grant

Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), as part of the NEA’s 2016 ‘Challenge America’ award. In its... [Read more]

White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

From our sister site The White Center Blog:Jamie Ewing, a teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, earned first place in The Henry Ford’s Innovative Nation Teacher Awards. Ewing is one of... [Read more]

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective on Friday (May 15) named Lupe Vieyra, a senior at Chelan High School, as its 2015 ‘Cosmic Hero.’ The organization – first created in 2008 by then-Federal... [Read more]

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Photo of Eric Mathison near Burien Town Square by Maurreen Hoffmann. He was speaking to a WABI Burien ‘Walk-N-Talk’ group before walking over to Mathison Park. At Monday night’s City Council... [Read more]

City of Burien opens nomination process for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

City of Burien opens nomination process for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

The City of Burien on Monday opened the nomination process for its annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ award, and they’re seeking worthy candidates. “Heroes often go unnoticed and are... [Read more]

City of Burien receives award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’

City of Burien receives award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’

The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the City of Burien the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” for its 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial... [Read more]