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Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core offers a new way to whittle your middle at Advertiser Highline Club

Group Core instructor Evan makes it look easy every Wednesday night at 7:10pm in the Group Fitness Room. by Group Fitness Director Caroline Medley If you hear the class name “Group Core” and you immediately... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

Gluten-free CrossFit star Matt Parker shows stuff during ‘Friday Night Lights’

As family and friends gathered in the Box for “Friday Night Lights” the energy was bursting with excitement. There were two things on Clay Procter’s mind, one was filling in and spinning the mic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It took a 40-plus year old father of five to rattle the cages and stand up to another Procter family push Friday night. Jason Pinter watched his son, Ethan Pinter, battle for breath in the first heat…

Sponsored Post New Advertiser TotallyFit offering FREE fitness consultations

New Advertiser TotallyFit offering FREE fitness consultations

New Advertiser TotallyFit is an independent Health and Fitness business specializing in Personal Training and consulting that has serviced western Washington clients for over 17 years. Scott Goglin is... [Read more]

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance: Happy Feet for Better Health – FREE classes at Library

Walking in Balance – FREE Class Burien Library, Sunday, March 23rd, 3:30pm How you take care of your feet can have a huge impact on your health. Join foot expert Eric Sach as he shares his knowledge... [Read more]

Burien takes Podium back

Burien takes Podium back

by Matt Parker Whatever pill Corey Uebalacker and (Ms.) Kali Paris swallowed last week worked. “I feel right this week,” Ms. Paris said. “I feel good.” After admittedly frustrating... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website that the Deli at La Canasta (13602 Ambaum Blvd SW) was closed by authorities at 1 p.m. on Monday (March 4) for six health code violations: Potentially... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

by Matt Parker Clay Procter brought Casey Procter, Austin Procter and a ferocious performance by Ashley Procter to Burien late Friday night. The workout was a 10-minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible)... [Read more]

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors. If it did, the least likely member to took in them would be Joe Bui. Yelling, celebrating, hooting and hollering are generally reserved for your teammates too, as opposed to yourself…

‘BELEBRITY’ (N) be-le-bri-ty = Burien Celebrity

‘BELEBRITY’ (N) be-le-bri-ty = Burien Celebrity

We had to come up with a term for Ashley Fosberg, who will be competing in the 2014 CrossFit Open, in Burien, starting March 1. The criterion for a “Belebrity” are as follows…

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Had CrossFit walked into The 909 for a seat and a meal, Corey “Beach Body” Uebelacker wouldn’t have known who it was 18 months ago. Now, he is a local favorite and top contender in the upcoming 2014 CrossFit Open…

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents…

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be hosting a Blood Drive at City Hall this Thursday, Jan. 23, and humans with blood are needed…

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 23. Here are the details: WHERE: City of Burien Multi Purpose Room, 1st Floor (400 SW 152nd St. Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Club invites you warm up in their 85-degree pool

Advertiser Highline Club invites you warm up in their 85-degree pool

The last thing anyone wants to do first thing on a winter morning is get out of their warm bed, let alone head outside for a freezing jog or drive to a just-as-drafty gym where by the time you’re actually... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Start Fresh Market holding ‘Gluten Free Grand Opening’ this Sunday!

Start Fresh Market holding ‘Gluten Free Grand Opening’ this Sunday!

Burien’s Start Fresh Market will be holding a ‘Gluten Free Grand Opening’ from 1 – 4 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 8. “Join us this weekend for the Start Fresh Market Gluten Free Grand... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Healthy volunteer humans with blood coursing through their veins are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 9. “The blood center is in the midst of our ‘Give... [Read more]

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Public Health – Seattle & King County will be offering free flu vaccination clinics this Saturday, Nov. 2 to make flu vaccine more widely available to people without health insurance or who are unable... [Read more]

Got Blood? City holding Blood Drive at City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29

Got Blood? City holding Blood Drive at City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at City Hall. Hours will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed for lunch Noon – 1 p.m.). Please call or email Kathy Wetherbee for an... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Club offering FREE group fitness classes this weekend

Advertiser Highline Club offering FREE group fitness classes this weekend

Advertiser Highline Club is offering free group fitness classes this weekend, and everyone’s welcome! Try Paleo Experience Bootcamp: Saturday Oct 12 10:30 am; Pre-Registration Required October’s free... [Read more]

County holding local sign-up events for Health Coverage starting Oct. 19

County holding local sign-up events for Health Coverage starting Oct. 19

The Seattle-King County Dept. of Public Health will be holding local Sign-up Events for Health Coverage. The Burien City Council will be briefed tonight – Monday, Oct. 7 – on ‘Coverage is Here... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Burien Brat Trot

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Burien Brat Trot

The annual Burien Brat Trot took place today under beautiful blue skies. Over 1,500 people participated in the fifth year of this popular local event. We posted preliminary race results here. BTB photographer... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Mama Sambusa’ to re-open, will be at Thursday’s Farmers Market

UPDATE: ‘Mama Sambusa’ to re-open, will be at Thursday’s Farmers Market

UPDATE: Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website Monday (Sept. 23) that it has re-opened ‘Mama Sambusa,’ which had a booth at the Burien Farmers Market closed... [Read more]

UPDATE: Water District #54 ‘boil advisory’ still in effect

UPDATE: Water District #54 ‘boil advisory’ still in effect

On Monday (Sept. 23), officials from Water District #54 announced the the ‘boil water’ advisory is still in effect, and “will remain in effect until further notice.” Bottled water... [Read more]

Water Dist. 54 customers near Normandy Park, Des Moines urged to boil water

Water Dist. 54 customers near Normandy Park, Des Moines urged to boil water

The Washington State Department of Health urged King County Water District 54 customers near Normandy Park and Des Moines to boil their tap water because potentially harmful E. coli bacteria were detected... [Read more]