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PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Hawk near Miller Creek

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Hawk near Miller Creek

Courtesy Brett Fish come these amazing photos of a Hawk seen recently near Miller Creek and the ‘Fish House.’ “This Hawk was screeching and screeching as if to divert my attention from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of flowers and plants in Burien show Monday morning, of which he says: “Almost mid-July, and we have had lots of light rain and drizzle. “I love... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of the longtime, community-funded, barge-based fireworks display off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th of July:  Read More →

PHOTOS: Sunset goes from yellows to reds

PHOTOS: Sunset goes from yellows to reds

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more great photos of an awesome summer sunset. “First it is yellows. Then fifteen minutes after sunset we get the reds,” he said.  Read More →

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

On Friday afternoon, June 14, the new Highline Heritage Museum held a Grand Opening and Community Ribbon Cutting celebration. The new museum – appropriately located right in the heart of Burien at the... [Read more]

FLASHBACK: Happy 10th Anniversary Burien City Hall/Library/Town Square!

FLASHBACK: Happy 10th Anniversary Burien City Hall/Library/Town Square!

Ten years ago today, on a bright and sunny Saturday, June 13, 2009, Burien Town Square/City Hall/Library celebrated its grand opening! Here’s a flashback to a story we did about it, with photos and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

On Saturday night, June 8, a sneak preview of the brand new Highline Heritage Museum was held for volunteers and community members, including Elston Hill, who shares some great photos below. “We... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

Elston Hill LOVES THE RAIN: This morning we took a 20 minute walk around the neighborhood. Spring is exceptional in Burien. And the hard drizzle was lovely making the flowers look so fresh and beautiful. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

PHOTOS: Burien is in bloom!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing that Burien is in bloom – proof that spring has spring! “This is my favorite time of year in Burien. “The city is all abloom. “These... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Scenes from the new Apollo 11 exhibit at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Thursday (April 11) Jackie and I were privileged to attend the media event promoting the Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which will run from April... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

Did you see the amazing rainbow on Saturday morning, April 6? Elston Hill sure did (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Sweet Sea Lion lounges – and makes eye contact – at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sweet Sea Lion lounges – and makes eye contact – at Three Tree Point

Brittany Shelton – Owner/Operator of Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting – sent us these great photos of a Sea Lion she saw lounging around on a dock off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Photography by Judith Rayl featured at Burien Community Center in April

Photography by Judith Rayl featured at Burien Community Center in April

Meet Judith Rayl, Burien Arts Association’s featured April artist, at her opening reception on Tuesday, April 2, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW. Judith’s work will be... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

PHOTOS: Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon?

Story & Photos by Elston Hill Are you ready for (yet) another supermoon? This Wednesday, March 20, a full moon will rise due east very close to the time of the spring equinox. The spring equinox simply... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Biggest cranes on west coast cruise past Burien Tuesday

PHOTOS: Biggest cranes on west coast cruise past Burien Tuesday

Courtesy Elston Hill: New cranes made their way to the Port of Tacoma on Tuesday, Mar. 5. Similar to last year’s shipment, the new load of container cranes headed to Commencement Bay were aboard the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes some more snow scene photos taken in Burien (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

It snowed in Burien overnight, and as of 10:45 a.m. it was still coming down lightly – good news if you’re a student who likes ‘Snow Days,’ or you just like to play in the white stuff. Of... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

This morning we were able to view an awesome sunrise, and just when we thought we had filled our neurons with nature’s beauty comes a bookend sunset that was even more amazing. Elston Hill shared... [Read more]