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Sponsored Post Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The Port of Seattle is building a new, expanded international arrivals facility at Sea-Tac Airport. The current 1970s vintage facility in the south terminal is inadequate... [Read more]

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, July 19

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, July 19

REMINDER: Donors are needed for a Blood Drive that will be held at Burien City Hall this Thursday, July 19. To learn more about donating platelets, click here. During summer, the community’s blood supply... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil will be Saturday, Aug. 11

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil will be Saturday, Aug. 11

Discover Burien’s 2018 Boiling Point Seafood Boil at Seahurst Beach will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 5 p.m. to Sunset. “Join us for a night of Great Music, Fine Wine and Fabulous Seafood... [Read more]

Airport noise persists; survey shows concerns about safety, homelessness

Airport noise persists; survey shows concerns about safety, homelessness

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien says it will continue fighting against even more airport noise which is driving residents and the Quiet Skies Coalition to push harder and retain legal pressure on Seattle-Tacoma... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE All-Day Music & Community Festival will be in Des Moines Sat., Aug. 11

FREE All-Day Music & Community Festival will be in Des Moines Sat., Aug. 11

A FREE All-Day Music and Community Festival will be held in Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy a fun-filled day featuring multiple live bands, food for... [Read more]

LETTER: To city, regarding FAA: ‘Are we prepared? Have we done all that we can?’

LETTER: To city, regarding FAA: ‘Are we prepared? Have we done all that we can?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor written by Walt Bala, a Burien resident and a retired airline pilot and also former inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration:] LAST... [Read more]

Community hero Dan ‘The Sausageman’ House receives $20,000 grant

Community hero Dan ‘The Sausageman’ House receives $20,000 grant

He might be Washington State’s 2018 Small Business Owner of the Year, but locally he’s known simply as Dan “The Sausageman,” after his eponymous business that has been a fixture of the Burien,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Larry Cripe of Quiet Skies Coalition holds press conference Monday

VIDEO: Larry Cripe of Quiet Skies Coalition holds press conference Monday

Larry Cripe, President of Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition, held a press conference outside Burien City Hall on Monday, July 16, outlining his group’s complaints and action plan having to do... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Mia Bella Salon offers Chair Leases for Licensed Cosmetologists

JOBS: Mia Bella Salon offers Chair Leases for Licensed Cosmetologists

Serving Normandy Park for more than a decade, Mia Bella Salon remains a successful enterprise with loyal clientele. Owner Laura Joseph is currently looking for licensed Cosmetologists to round out the... [Read more]

Olde Burien Block Party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018

Olde Burien Block Party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018

The annual Olde Burien Block party will rock SW 152nd Street on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Olde Burien! The all-day event will be held on SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. and 10th Ave SW, from Noon... [Read more]

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

By Luke Olson Homeruns have been long overdue for the Highline Bears. In fact, they had not hit one at Mel Olsen stadium all season until Saturday night against the Laces Baseball Club. And they did it... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ – Burien’s fabulous Lantern Festival and Procession – will light up Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. This magical evening in the forest... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Mary’s Place is seeking Volunteers to help them prepare their new Burien home, a family shelter opening at the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center site. Several Volunteer Work Parties are scheduled... [Read more]

Police oversight, community survey & more on agenda for Mon. council meeting

Police oversight, community survey & more on agenda for Mon. council meeting

On the docket for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting is reports from OLEO on police oversight, community survey results, an update on fireworks, a proposed memorial for late Mayor... [Read more]

Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Photo courtesy Stephanie Mora. The city’s water/spray park – located at Burien Town Square – has been closed due to vandalism, the city reported on Friday, July 13. Temps for this weekend are... [Read more]

Quiet Skies plans to increase pressure on Alaska Airlines to slow aircraft noise

Quiet Skies plans to increase pressure on Alaska Airlines to slow aircraft noise

Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition on Friday (July 13) announced that – as the city approaches the two-year anniversary of the FAA’s decision to turn airplanes over Burien – it will be putting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

Story & Photos by Elston Hill EDITOR’S NOTE: On Thursday, July 12, Boeing Field hosted an exercise in which the airport served as the main transport center for people “injured” in a fictional... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Star Lake, SeaTac, Renton Highlands, Lakeridge, Gregory Heights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Star Lake, SeaTac, Renton Highlands, Lakeridge, Gregory Heights

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! The first is a home so nice you can vacation where you live! Waterfront living... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #9’ Port of Seattle public comment episode released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #9’ Port of Seattle public comment episode released

‘The Briefing Episode #9: By the Numbers’ – Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: This... [Read more]

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy has passed; memorial is Aug. 4

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy has passed; memorial is Aug. 4

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy passed away on July 7 at 97 years of age. She taught at Highline College and was much loved by family, friends and students. A remembrance celebration... [Read more]

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

48 Hour Film Project kicks-off at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage this Friday

48 Hour Film Project kicks-off at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage this Friday

The 48 Hour Film Project comes back to Seattle for a 14th year this Friday, July 13, with a kick-off event being held at Burien’s Zoo Break Stage. The kickoff event will be held at Zoo Break Stage... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive that will be held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19: To learn more about donating platelets, click here. During summer, the community’s blood supply drops... [Read more]