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PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

On Saturday night, June 8, a sneak preview of the brand new Highline Heritage Museum was held for volunteers and community members, including Elston Hill, who shares some great photos below. “We... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

Elston Hill LOVES THE RAIN: This morning we took a 20 minute walk around the neighborhood. Spring is exceptional in Burien. And the hard drizzle was lovely making the flowers look so fresh and beautiful. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing that Burien is in bloom – proof that spring has spring! “This is my favorite time of year in Burien. “The city is all abloom. “These... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Thursday (April 11) Jackie and I were privileged to attend the media event promoting the Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which will run from April... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

Did you see the amazing rainbow on Saturday morning, April 6? Elston Hill sure did (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

Did you see Wednesday’s amazing ‘Super Sugar Moon’? Elston Hill did, and he photographed it in the morning as it rose over the Olympic mountains. This full moon is called the ‘Super... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

Story & Photos by Elston Hill Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon? This Wednesday, March 20, a full moon will rise due east very close to the time of the spring equinox. The spring equinox simply... [Read more]

PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

From resident Elston Hill: When a ferry sails past Burien, you know it is a ferry being repaired or in maintenance. In the case of the Walla Walla, it is a vessel that suffered severe damage last fall... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes some more snow scene photos taken in Burien (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

Did you see it? Us Earthlings were able to witness a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ – aka a rare Lunar Eclipse – on Sunday night, Jan. 20, 2019 (the next one won’t be visible in these parts... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these awesome photos, taken at sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Three Tree Point (click images to view larger photos/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

PHOTOS: A Tree Trimmer, Orcas and the Olympics

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken recently and showing our region’s seasonal beauty and natural wonder (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): One hundred feet up in... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these stunning photos of a foggy morning at sunrise on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, along with Thursday night’s sunset and plants turning colors. “October can be amazing,”... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse of recent Sunset as seen from Burien

VIDEO: Time lapse of recent Sunset as seen from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this great time lapse video of a recent Sunset, as seen from Burien. “Have never used my iPhone to take pictures, but just got a new one and decided to test the time lapse... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

Story & Photos by Elston Hill No serious photographer would try to take nature photographs in the middle of a sunny summer day in the open sun and harsh light. Digital cameras can not handle all that... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

Story & Photos by Elston Hill I was suspicious this morning. The sky looked gray. This evening the sun looked red. Had to be smoke, I thought. I Googled air quality and the air quality was supposedly... [Read more]

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The Port of Seattle is building a new, expanded international arrivals facility at Sea-Tac Airport. The current 1970s vintage facility in the south terminal is inadequate... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

Courtesy Elston Hill: “Thursday night, June 7, a sailboat and a container ship drifted by Burien. “In the evening and at night the container ship emits a very audible growlng sound from the... [Read more]