Health Section

Quiet Skies Coalition says noisy flights over Burien still a ‘Work In Progress’

Quiet Skies Coalition says noisy flights over Burien still a ‘Work In Progress’

By Jack Mayne Any “comprehensive resolution” to the continuation of noisy propjet flights over Burien remains a work-in-progress, and any decisions by the Federal Aviation Administration remain up... [Read more]

5th Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Aug. 6

5th Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Aug. 6

From our friends at WABI Burien: “Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust In keeping with our summertime tradition, come join the 5th Annual Burien... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave. “With a record-breaking heat wave coming this week we face serious... [Read more]

Kids and Teens can eat FREE this summer courtesy United Way of King County

Kids and Teens can eat FREE this summer courtesy United Way of King County

Kids and teens can eat free this summer with United Way of King County’s Summer Food Invasion. Summer meals sites are hosted throughout the county at parks, libraries, churches, and more, and provide... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Our community blood supply has taken a big hit over the Independence Day holiday, with donors taking vacation time and/or being out of their regular routines. Our overall Inventory is now 524 units below... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ Burien’s historic/treasured Indian Trail this Sunday, July 2

‘Walk-n-Talk’ Burien’s historic/treasured Indian Trail this Sunday, July 2

From our friends at WABI Burien: It’s time for another Walk-n-Talk on Burien’s treasured Indian Trail – this Sunday, July 2. Historic Trail a Burien Gem One of Burien’s gems is the “Indian Trail”.... [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 recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: More opportunities to walk with neighbors and new friends! Meet the Des Moines Waterland Walkers. Our neighbors to the south also have monthly walks, led by former Burienite... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: Wow, it’s June! Let’s start the summer months with a Walk-n-Talk. Sunday, June 4th, we’ll meet up on the grassy knoll at Burien Town Square, walk to and around... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be this Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This... [Read more]

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

If you saw a large group of people walking through Burien on Tuesday morning (May 23), you most likely witnessed about 50 (or so) ‘Seattle Striders’ doing the first of three 10-Mile Walks. Our... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE beginner Yoga & Barre classes (& more) at Be Yoga Burien this Saturday!

FREE beginner Yoga & Barre classes (& more) at Be Yoga Burien this Saturday!

Want to check out a fun and community oriented studio with a $0 commitment? This Saturday (May 20) is your chance at Be Yoga Burien’s Open House event! They’ll offer free beginner classes to... [Read more]

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at North SeaTac Park on Wednesday, May 17, 9 am, with the WABI Weekday Walkers.  We’ll start at the garden and... [Read more]

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

From our friends at WABI Burien: We hope you’ve saved the date to join the Seattle Sound Striders on their 3 days of walks south of Seattle, two of the days here in Burien: May 23, 24 and 25 (as we first... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual ‘Healthy Kids Day’ will be Saturday, April 29

Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual ‘Healthy Kids Day’ will be Saturday, April 29

On Saturday, April 29, the Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its free ‘Healthy Kids Day,’ the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. The day-long... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials are available at Three Tree Wellness! Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you? Never fear – Shari and the team at Three Tree Wellness and Massage want... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Skinperfect Aesthetics, LLC, Burien’s prestigious Skincare Clinic, which opened in February 2005, is now offering PhotoFacials, MicroBlading, Dermaplaning, Red Light Therapy, Botox and other injectables... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be Thursday, Feb. 9

Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be Thursday, Feb. 9

Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be holding a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m.: RIBBON CUTTING FOR SKINPERFECT AESTHETICS, LLC WILL BE THURSDAY, FEB. 9 Skinperfect Aesthetics, LLC ,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy offering Restorative Yoga & Art Classes

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy offering Restorative Yoga & Art Classes

From Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Did you know that Restorative Yoga is gentle, promotes wellness and decreases pain?! Our Yoga Room is ready for class and this is one of the most Zen yoga... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be Yoga Burien announces Gentle Chair Based Yoga for all; only $10/session!

Be Yoga Burien announces Gentle Chair Based Yoga for all; only $10/session!

A commitment to your wellness is a big part of what drives owner Nina Granatir to offer so many varieties of yoga and stimulating exercise at Be Yoga Burien, and now this commitment extends to those who... [Read more]