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Donors needed for Blood Drive at Puget Sound Skills Center this Wed., July 10

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Puget Sound Skills Center this Wed., July 10

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive on the Puget Sound Skills Center campus this Wednesday, July 10, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This event is being put on by the Nursing assistant program at Puget Sound... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk Burien’s ‘Indian Trail’ for FREE this Sunday, July 7

Walk-n-Talk Burien’s ‘Indian Trail’ for FREE this Sunday, July 7

From our friends at WABI Burien: WABI walkers gathered at Three Tree Point after having walked down the Indian Trail from Gregory Heights. (2017) One of Burien’s outdoor gems is the “Indian Trail”. This... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post From Advertiser The Polyclinic: Treating Inner Ear Problems

From Advertiser The Polyclinic: Treating Inner Ear Problems

From Advertiser The Polyclinic: Treating Inner Ear Problems Inner ear disorders are common at all ages, and especially among those 65 years and older. The inner ear consists of: Cochlea and auditory... [Read more]

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich TODAY at 5 Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich TODAY at 5 Corners Shopping Center

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive TODAY (Tuesday, June 18) and Jersey Mike’s will be giving out FREE sub sandwiches at the Bloodworks Northwest bus! This is TODAY – Tuesday, June 18, from Noon –... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday, June 13: Platelets are in high demand! Platelets help control bleeding, and are needed for patients with cancer or during surgeries.... [Read more]

Algal Toxin found in Lake Burien water sample

Algal Toxin found in Lake Burien water sample

A water quality sample collected from Lake Burien exceeded the Washington State Recreational Guidance threshold for microcystins, an algal toxin, the city announced on Tuesday, June 4. King County-Seattle... [Read more]

Woods and Water ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 2

Woods and Water ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 2

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of June with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach this Sunday, June 2, 2019! Walk-n-Talk we’ll start at the top of the hill and walk down... [Read more]

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

This week, our friends at the Tin Room Bar & Theater (along with five other Burien establishments), received a gift from the Highline High School Class of 1977 – a portable defibrillator. It all... [Read more]

FREE mammogram screenings offered at Franciscan Breast Center June 4

FREE mammogram screenings offered at Franciscan Breast Center June 4

FREE Screening Mammograms will be offered at Franciscan Breast Center in Burien on Tuesday, June 4. This free event will run from 5 – 8 p.m. A screening mammogram is a routine exam for women who have... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Congressman Adam Smith (D-9th District) recently submitted written testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, highlighting the effects of aviation noise and emissions for residents... [Read more]

Sponsored Post CHI Franciscan: Your Birth – Your Way

CHI Franciscan: Your Birth – Your Way

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan: Your Birth—Your Way At Highline Medical Center, we know that your birth is as unique as your family. Highline’s Family Birth Center is proud to offer safe, effective... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

On Thursday night, April 25, over 250 people filled the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien to hear a 2+ hour Town Hall on airport noise, health effects from increasing airplane traffic and more... [Read more]

Donate Blood, get a FREE sub sandwich at Five Corners on Friday, April 12

Donate Blood, get a FREE sub sandwich at Five Corners on Friday, April 12

Receive a FREE regular sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s in Burien (coupon – no other purchase necessary) when you donate at a Blood Drive on Friday, April 12 at the Five Corners Shopping Center: WHERE:... [Read more]

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

The League of Quiet Skies Voters announced that software developer Chris McCann – best known for his innovative Airnoise.io service that automatically reports users’ aircraft noise complaints –... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s Spring Fling Dinner & Fundraiser will be Sat., Mar. 16

Hospitality House’s Spring Fling Dinner & Fundraiser will be Sat., Mar. 16

Hospitality House’s 2019 Spring Fling Dinner & Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 16. This annual fundraiser will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Unity Place, located at 15216 21st... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk around Gregory Heights this Sunday, Mar. 3

Walk-n-Talk around Gregory Heights this Sunday, Mar. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: The March Walk-n-Talk will wander around the southern hilltop area of Gregory Heights this Sunday, Mar. 3, to the overlook, where we can see the view of Puget Sound and... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Bloodworks Northwest is seeking Donors for a Blood Drive this Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Burien Community Center: Blood inventory for our area took a big hit during our back-to-back snowstorms. Bloodworks... [Read more]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Rewalk with WABI Burien this Sunday, Feb. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: There’s a special meetup spot and walking route for WABI Burien’s next Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, Feb. 3 – We’ll meet at the Recology Store Highline for a... [Read more]