Cancer Section

Obliteride riders bike through Three Tree Point, where residents raise over $1,000

Obliteride riders bike through Three Tree Point, where residents raise over $1,000

On Sunday, Aug. 13, numerous Obliteride bike riders cruised through Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, which was festooned in orange pennants as well as throngs of cheering residents clad in... [Read more]

Obliteride riders will cycle against cancer through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 13

Obliteride riders will cycle against cancer through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 13

Photos from the 2016 Obliteride by Scott Schaefer Obliteride bike riders will be cycling against cancer through the Burien area on Sunday, Aug. 13 as part of the second leg of a two-day route that goes... [Read more]

‘Relay for Life’ Highline fundraiser will be at Town Square Park Saturday, June 10

‘Relay for Life’ Highline fundraiser will be at Town Square Park Saturday, June 10

The annual ‘Relay for Life’ Highline fundraiser will be Saturday June 10, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Town Square Park in downtown Burien. Relay For Life is a grass roots, community-based team... [Read more]

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Highline Relay for Life – which raises money to fight cancer (this year’s event will be June 10) – is asking Volunteers to bring donations of clothing, accessories, handbags and more to Discover... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

If you saw a lot of bike riders cruising through the area on Sunday, Aug. 14, you witnessed bicyclists raising money for ‘Obliteride,’ a fundraiser for the Fred Hutch Cancer Center in Seattle. Sunday’s 65-mile... [Read more]

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

From our friends at WABI Burien: On Sunday morning, Aug. 14, about 150 Obliteride cyclists will ride through Normandy Park and Burien on Day 2 of their 150-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer... [Read more]

Fred Hutch’s ‘Obliteride’ fundraiser will ride through Burien Aug. 13-14

Fred Hutch’s ‘Obliteride’ fundraiser will ride through Burien Aug. 13-14

Obliteride riders will cycle through dozens of local communities – including Burien – on Aug. 13 and 14, raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. More... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

This year’s Relay for Life of Highline will be held throughout downtown Burien on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. In previous years, this all-day fundraiser for the American Cancer Society has... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life-Highline will move to downtown Burien June 11

SAVE THE DATE: Relay for Life – Highline, which has previously been held at Highline Memorial Stadium and Mt. Rainier High School, will be moving to a new location – downtown Burien – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation gets grant for low-income cancer patients

Highline Medical Center Foundation gets grant for low-income cancer patients

The Muckleshoot Charity Fund has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Highline Medical Center Foundation to help low-income patients and their families dealing with the challenges of cancer treatment. “Fighting... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

Obliteride riders pedaled more than 63,000 miles across western Washington this weekend – including through the Burien area – raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

On Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, there will be a stream of 140-160 Obliteride cyclists rolling through Burien as they ride to raise funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Obliteride is more than a bike ride.... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raised over $34,000 for the American Cancer Society this last weekend at Highline Memorial Stadium. Here’s a video highlight reel courtesy Boulevard Park Place Retirement... [Read more]

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

The annual Highline Relay for Life will be held this Friday and Saturday, June 12 & 13, at Highline High Memorial Stadium. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

On Sunday (May 31), Highline High Teacher Jasmine Kettler followed through with her promise to have her hair cut off – and shaved – in honor of her student Faith Jackson, who is battling cancer (read... [Read more]

Highline High Teacher will shave her hair to celebrate student’s cancer battle

Highline High Teacher will shave her hair to celebrate student’s cancer battle

Faith Jackson, who is now cancer-free. Jasmine Kettler, who will soon shave her head bald. Highline High School Teacher Jasmine Kettler (pictured above) will be shaving her head bald to celebrate her student’s... [Read more]

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

Advertiser 3 Wishes in Olde Burien wants to remind all our Readers that they can check out select fashions from this event at their store located at 929 SW 152nd Street; for more info please call (206)... [Read more]

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: A Clothing Drive to benefit the Highline Relay for Life will be held this Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Municipal parking lot across from Fire Station No. 2 at 8th Ave SW... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living is hosting a country breakfast this Friday, Feb. 20, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., as a benefit for Relay for Life of Highline. “We fundraise as a community,”... [Read more]

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ kickoff will be during Empty Bowls this Friday, Jan. 30

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ kickoff will be during Empty Bowls this Friday, Jan. 30

The kickoff for this year’s ‘Relay for Life’ of Highline is scheduled for this Friday, Jan. 30, during the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser event at the Burien Community Center. This event is... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

The folks at Relay for Life of Highline will be holding a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 S 206th Street in Des Moines. “This is our... [Read more]

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

After an NBC News report alleged that black rubber “dots” used in artificial sports fields might be causing cancer, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School on Monday announced that it will... [Read more]