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PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

PHOTO: Why did the Walla Walla ferry sail past Burien?

From resident Elston Hill: When a ferry sails past Burien, you know it is a ferry being repaired or in maintenance. In the case of the Walla Walla, it is a vessel that suffered severe damage last fall... [Read more]

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

Courtesy Marc Milrod comes this awesome photo showing the sunrise with Mt. Rainier as seen from Burien on Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2019 (click image to view larger version): Read More →

PHOTO: Moon, Mt. Rainier & smoke from Tuesday’s Duwamish River barge fire

PHOTO: Moon, Mt. Rainier & smoke from Tuesday’s Duwamish River barge fire

Courtesy Mary Ann Newton comes this photo, taken Tuesday night, June 26, showing the smoke plume from a barge fire on the Duwamish River, along with the moon and Mt. Rainier (click image to view larger... [Read more]

PHOTO: Great Blue Heron at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTO: Great Blue Heron at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes this awesome photo of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) captured on a warm Friday afternoon at Seahurst Park Beach in Burien (click image to view larger version): Read More →

PHOTO: Sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Sunrise as seen from Burien

Courtesy Marc Milrod comes this great photo, showcasing the beautiful sunrise of the first workday of 2018 as seen from Burien on Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018 (click image to view larger version): Read More →

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

Did you see the amazing rainbow that seemingly heralded the start of  ‘The Great Dark’ season Tuesday morning, Oct. 17? Elston Hill did, and he captured it in two photos that we did our best... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Thursday night’s ‘Balloon Glow’ kick-off event of Discover Burien’s Carnival Days, which continues through Sunday at Puget Sound... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great photos of an amazing rainbow seen over Burien Monday

PHOTOS: Great photos of an amazing rainbow seen over Burien Monday

Courtesy Jamie Castillo comes this great photo of a rainbow seen over Burien during a stormy late Monday afternoon, April 10 (click image to see larger version):And courtesy Todd Loiselle comes this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of a mudslide in the upper parking lot at Burien’s Seahurst Park, taken on Tuesday, March 14: “Barriers have been placed to close off at least two-thirds... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more amazing photos of the golden glow of a March sunset on Puget Sound, as well as a crow (perhaps flying to roost in/near Tukwila?), as seen from his Burien home on Monday... [Read more]

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo of big puffy clouds Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 22) seen over the Ro-Ro Carrier North Star on its 1600 mile voyage to Tacoma from Anchorage as it passed Blake Island. FYI,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another amazing photo taken from his home in Burien, this time showing some dramatic clouds over the gorgeous, snow-covered Olympic Mountains on Monday night, Jan. 16... [Read more]

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Dramatic Moonset over Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this photo of a dramatic Moonset over the Olympic Mountains, as photographed from his Burien home early Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 (click image to see larger version): Read More →

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Olympic Mountains as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of the snow-topped Olympic Mountains, as seen from Burien at sunrise on Friday, Dec. 16 (click image to see larger version, or download the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

PHOTOS: Amazing ‘Super Moon’ sets over Olympic Mountains

Courtesy Normandy Park resident Michael Snyder (@guyinjeep16) comes these amazing photos of Tuesday night’s ‘Super Moon’ setting over the Olympic Mountains (click images to see larger... [Read more]