Health Section

‘Yoga by the Sound’ at Environmental Science Center Saturday, June 23

‘Yoga by the Sound’ at Environmental Science Center Saturday, June 23

Come hear about the environmental stewardship ESC is doing in the community before relaxing and rewinding at the Environmental Science Center in Seahurst Park on Saturday, June 23. This event will run... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk Sylvester Hill this Sunday, June 3

Walk-n-Talk Sylvester Hill this Sunday, June 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: It’s Walk-n-Talk time again! Come join the great group of people that show up for this monthly walk this Sunday, June 3. There’s always laughter and great, meandering... [Read more]

Philanthropic partnership helps Mary’s Place purchase location in Burien

Philanthropic partnership helps Mary’s Place purchase location in Burien

Mary’s Place announced this week that – thanks to a partnership with the Caputo Family of Mercer Island – they were able to purchase the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center at 12845 Ambaum... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, May 6 amidst spring green and flowers

‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday, May 6 amidst spring green and flowers

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden this Sunday, May 6 for the monthly WABI ‘Walk-n-Talk.’ We’ll meet at the entry of the SeaTac Community... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ will be at Nature Trails Park Wed., April 18

WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walk’ will be at Nature Trails Park Wed., April 18

From our friends at WABI Burien: Pileated woodpeckers?  Skunk cabbage?  Indian plum trees? All this and more at Nature Trails Park in Normandy Park!  Join WABI Weekday Walkers for our monthly walk on... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Make your health last as long as your life with Joe Piscatella Thurs., April 5

Make your health last as long as your life with Joe Piscatella Thurs., April 5

How can you live a healthy lifestyle in the real world? Joe Piscatella is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the practical science of healthy living. He recently celebrated the 40th anniversary... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will stroll down to Seahurst Beach this Sunday

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will stroll down to Seahurst Beach this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of April with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach. This Sunday, April 1, 2018, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and start... [Read more]

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood and you’ll get a FREE sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s this Friday, March 30 at the Five Corners Shopping Center. Here are the details: WHAT: Blood drive WHEN: Friday, March 30,... [Read more]

WABI Burien in pace with King County Regional Trails

WABI Burien in pace with King County Regional Trails

From our friends at WABI Burien: On February 13, Walk/Bike Burien (WABI) board members Maureen Hoffmann and Rob Gala attended the second meeting of the King County Regional Trails Steering Committee... [Read more]

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Burien resident Lucille Parker is one feisty woman. She speaks her mind, asks for what she wants, sets her expectations high and does her best to live life to the fullest…

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston talks Transparency with Port of Seattle

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston talks Transparency with Port of Seattle

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston last Tuesday (Feb. 13) provided the second segment of his briefing to the Port of Seattle Commissioners. Titled “Transparency,” Edmiston bluntly testified that with... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Secret Gardens’ walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

WABI Burien’s ‘Secret Gardens’ walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: Let’s take a positive outlook towards all this rain – showers bring flowers, right?  Join WABI Weekday Walkers exploring Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Feb.... [Read more]

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Some Highline schools are getting recognized for healthier eating and fitness – four schools earned awards in the HealthierUS Schools Challenge, three gold and one silver. The three schools receiving... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through the Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through the Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: Grab your galoshes and join in a Walk-n-Talk in Burien’s far northwestern corner, in the hilly Shorewood neighborhood this Sunday, Feb. 4. With views out toward the... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 21

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 21

Bloodworks Northwest takes pride in keeping our blood local, and they’ll be holding a Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 21. “This means we count on the communities we support... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest has issued a special appeal, asking people to schedule a blood donation during the next 10 days: Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, when the number of donors visiting... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff will be undergoing her 42nd surgery this Wednesday, and we’re asking all our Readers to please send her prayers and healing... [Read more]

Norovirus associated with Subway restaurant in Normandy Park

Norovirus associated with Subway restaurant in Normandy Park

On Friday (Oct. 27), Public Health – Seattle & King County is reporting that a foodborne illness outbreak of Norovirus has been associated with a Subway restaurant in Normandy Park. The county is... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

It’s that time of year again when I either take on a formidable head cold—or I don’t. Last weekend I did, and it was a memorable one, short in duration, but long in symptoms. It served as an exhausting... [Read more]

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

A little ray of sunshine is coming to Burien, in the form of a one-of-a-kind new workshop called ‘Your Personal Happiness Project,’ which will take place at the Burien Community Center on... [Read more]

Sponsored Post City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 16 at Merrill Gardens

Burien’s annual Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 16 at Merrill Gardens

Burien’s annual celebration of healthy living will be held at Merrill Gardens on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This fun and FREE community event will be held at the new Merrill Gardens... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Services Building opens Fri., Sept. 22

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Services Building opens Fri., Sept. 22

How many new high school buildings have a working dental lab, a hospital ward with eight beds, and a medical laboratory with a centrifuge and cell incubators? There is a brand new one in Burien –... [Read more]

‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

A ‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 2, starting at 4 p.m. at Burien’s Dottie Harper Park. The goal is to scan the park and safely remove and dispose of any needles... [Read more]