Health Section

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 16: “Thank you to the 1 donor already signed up! We still have 34 available appointments to fill! Ask a friend... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: The importance of a Healthcare Power of Attorney

DAL Law Firm: The importance of a Healthcare Power of Attorney

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Peoplecreations The importance of a Healthcare Power of Attorney A Healthcare Power of Attorney allows you to appoint a person or persons to make healthcare decisions... [Read more]

Community Resource Fair will be Tuesday at the Burien Library

Community Resource Fair will be Tuesday at the Burien Library

A Community Resource Fair will be held this Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Burien Library, from 1:30 – 5 p.m. This is a FREE event, that intended to bring caring people and organizations together in one easy... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Monday, Oct. 29

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center Monday, Oct. 29

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Monday, Oct. 29: Give the gift that can save lives! Plan ahead and sign up today for the next Highline blood drive Monday, Oct. 29, from... [Read more]

Get help at Community Resource Fair at Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Get help at Community Resource Fair at Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6

The Community Resource Fair is an event that brings caring people and organizations together in one easy to access location, and it’s coming to the Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, from... [Read more]

King County warns of harmful Algal Bloom in Lake Burien

King County warns of harmful Algal Bloom in Lake Burien

King County announced Monday (Oct. 22) that a water sample collected on Friday, Oct. 19 from Lake Burien had concentrations of the algal toxin microcystin that were above the State Department of Health... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22. “Bloodworks Northwest needs 800 donors per day to meet the needs of patients in the Northwest! Make donating... [Read more]

Take an autumnal Walk-n-Talk on Nature Trails above Seahurst Beach Sunday

Take an autumnal Walk-n-Talk on Nature Trails above Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of October with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach this Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, when another Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill... [Read more]

Area beaches have been closed for shellfish harvesting

Area beaches have been closed for shellfish harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health announced this week that – due to Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) being detected in shellfish along beaches from Alki south to the Pierce County line – recreational... [Read more]

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

South King Media has learned that – despite requests – the Port of Seattle has refused to allow any public town hall style question and answer sessions at the upcoming Sustainable Airport Master Plan... [Read more]

Free Community Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at Town Square Park

Free Community Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at Town Square Park

Burien’s annual celebration of healthy living will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a fun and FREE community event, which will move back to Burien Town Square Park, with... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: The Port of Seattle will be holding a Public Meeting on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’ (SAMP) at Highline College this coming MONDAY, SEPT. 10, and all area residents who... [Read more]

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health – Seattle and King County announced on Friday, Aug. 17 that it is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis – caused by Salmonella bacteria – associated with Burien Fresh Smoothies. The... [Read more]

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

From our friends at WABI Burien: “Helios Pavilion”, by James Harrison, 2009 “Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust “There is a Whale... [Read more]

LETTER: City of Burien wants to install Cell Panel network near Lake Burien

LETTER: City of Burien wants to install Cell Panel network near Lake Burien

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Burien citizens living around the southwest... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk along Burien’s nature-rich Indian Trail this Sunday, July 1

Walk-n-Talk along Burien’s nature-rich Indian Trail this Sunday, July 1

From our friends at WABI Burien: One of Burien’s outdoor gems is the “Indian Trail,” which winds high above the shoreline strip of SW 172nd Street – the “Sunrise Trail” –  and then,... [Read more]

‘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]