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Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

By Jack Mayne If you are a Burien resident still hearing airplanes zooming over your home at all hours every time the prevailing wind is from the south, blame it on the Blue Angels. The turns over Burien... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

City Manager search, zoning & more on agenda for Monday night City Council

City Manager search, zoning & more on agenda for Monday night City Council

At the upcoming Monday night Burien City Council meeting (on Monday, May 1), lawmakers will discuss the next steps in their ongoing (and seemingly delayed) City Manager search, as well as zoning and more. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Adorable 3-BD & Unique 4-BD in Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Adorable 3-BD & Unique 4-BD in Normandy Park

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is an absolutely adorable 3-bedroom home priced at just... [Read more]

REMINDER: NW Symphony Orchestra’s 30th Anniversary Concert is Saturday

REMINDER: NW Symphony Orchestra’s 30th Anniversary Concert is Saturday

REMINDER: The Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Concert will be held this Saturday, April 29, starting at 8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. PROGRAM for the EVENING: FANFARE... [Read more]

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. This event will include artwork and performances... [Read more]

Two more award-winning new plays start at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

Two more award-winning new plays start at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

Two more weeks, with two more award-winning and thought-provoking new plays coming alive during the Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. The 2017 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival... [Read more]

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office received a report of stolen U-Haul Truck around Noon on Wednesday (April 26), from the U-Haul business in the 13600 block of 1st Ave South. The stolen vehicle... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: TONIGHT – Thursday, April 27, from 5 – 10 p.m. – some local restaurants will host ‘Dining Out For Life,’ an annual fundraiser for Lifelong: Archie’s Mexican Restaurant:... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Next week brings us to the start of Discover Burien’s Farmers Market – with opening day on Thursday, May 4th 2017, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Town Square Park. Many of your favorite vendors as well... [Read more]

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

Four days a week, a group of four-year-olds attend a new preschool located on the 45-acre Wesley Homes campus in Des Moines. The Montessori classroom supports student learning through self-directed activity,... [Read more]

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Help Highline Relay for Life – bring donations to Clean Sweep this Saturday

Highline Relay for Life – which raises money to fight cancer (this year’s event will be June 10) – is asking Volunteers to bring donations of clothing, accessories, handbags and more to Discover... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Stuart Steadman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty ranked #1

Stuart Steadman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty ranked #1

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty wants to remind you that: “Let the Statistics Speak for Themselves – in 2016 Burien and Surrounding Areas, Agent Stuart Steadman... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum TONIGHT –– Wednesday, April 26, 2017, starting at 6:30 p.m. – at Mt. Rainier High School. This... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

High schools in Highline will stay on the current six-period semester schedule for the time being, Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday, April 26. Superintendent Susan Enfield said she has concluded... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 7 – 10 p.m. and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and the... [Read more]

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

A ‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Sale fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the North Hill Community Club, located at 20827 3rd Ave South. This event... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC has had fantastic tryouts for all age groups up to this point and formed some solid teams for the 2017/18 season, and next up are for girls and boys born in 2006 and 2007 with tryouts... [Read more]

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

By Jack Mayne Burien’s crime rate is increasing as it is in other cities in south King County, according to Police Chief Scott Kimerer in his annual report to the City Council on Monday night (April... [Read more]

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years in business in Des Moines, Furney’s Nursery announced on Monday, April 24 that it will be closing at the end of May. Staff from the historic nursery, located at 21215 Pacific Highway... [Read more]

City of Burien celebrates Arbor Day at Environmental Science Center Saturday

City of Burien celebrates Arbor Day at Environmental Science Center Saturday

Photos courtesy City of Burien The City of Burien’s Parks & Recreation Department celebrated Arbor Day on Saturday, April 22, with the Environmental Science Center staff, Burien Lions members... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Normandy Park Work Party this Sunday, April 30

Volunteers needed for Normandy Park Work Party this Sunday, April 30

Volunteers are needed to get outside and join neighbors to beautify Walker Creek and the Normandy Park Swim Club this coming Sunday, April 30. Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and members of the Normandy... [Read more]

King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

Interested in running for office? If so, King County Elections might be able to help – they’re hosting two candidate workshops to discuss: How to file for office How to submit your voters’... [Read more]