Health Section

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]

‘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]