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TEDx presentation on Cannabis will be at El Dorado West on Tues., Feb. 20

TEDx presentation on Cannabis will be at El Dorado West on Tues., Feb. 20

All are invited to El Dorado West on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. for a special TEDx Talk presentation and discussion by DeepCell CEO Kelly Ogilvie on rethinking cannabis and unraveling the stigma around... [Read more]

After 14 years as Burien’s Police Chief, Scott Kimerer turns in his badge

After 14 years as Burien’s Police Chief, Scott Kimerer turns in his badge

After 38 years as a police officer – with 14 of those years as the Chief of Police for the City of Burien – Chief K. Scott Kimerer celebrated his last day on the job on Thursday, Aug. 31. Kimerer was... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

Gifts, crafts & more at El Dorado West Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 10

There will be a Holiday Bazaar at El Dorado West this coming Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect lots of Holiday Gifts, Crafts, Ornaments, Live Music, Santa, Refreshments and more…all... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Please join Advertiser Judson Park for a special event: Hearing loss and aging—How to stay connected Learn about: how overall health affects hearing how changes in hearing ability affects the brain the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar with Live Music & Buffet is Saturday

El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar with Live Music & Buffet is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 5, with gifts available from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Live Music from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and a Holiday Buffet from 11:30 a.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ will be held at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Oct. 21, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This highly interactive and fun program will help you: Debunk... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer and All-Star MVP Lenny Wilkens will talk about his family, foundation and award-winning career at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Wilkens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding free seminar on Adult Care Thurs., Oct. 8

Advertiser El Dorado West holding free seminar on Adult Care Thurs., Oct. 8

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement will be holding a FREE seminar on Adult Care on Thursday, Oct. 8: The Average yearly rent for Independent Senor Living Is $46,800 with little assistance. The Average... [Read more]

Highline School Board to recognize retirement of Jan May on Wed., Sept. 16

Highline School Board to recognize retirement of Jan May on Wed., Sept. 16

Jan May School Board President Bernie Dorsey and other Highline board members, past and present, are inviting the community to join in a retirement celebration for long-time Assistant to the Board Jan... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity; here’s an update: The Field of Bees Helping Hands Project took 39 pounds of produced grown and harvested... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

Advertiser Wesley Homes is looking for caring employees who enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others! The ideal candidates love working with seniors. They have current openings in nursing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate the Old West at El Dorado West Retirement Community June 17

Celebrate the Old West at El Dorado West Retirement Community June 17

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be celebrating the Old West on Wednesday, June 17, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. with blackjack, craps, music & dancing, wine & beer, smoked salmon with... [Read more]

Little Christian Preschool Retirement Celebration for Gwen LaFrombois June 7

Little Christian Preschool Retirement Celebration for Gwen LaFrombois June 7

Little Christian Preschool will be holding a Retirement Celebration for Gwen LaFrombois on Sunday, June 7 from 2 – 4 p.m. “Come join in celebrating her 33 years of service to multiple generations!” St.... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Today I went a little bit out of my comfort zone, traveling to Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living, located at 2805 S. 125th Street. Getting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern At 13629 1st Ave South there is a health food store called ‘The Grainery’ that has been in business since March of 1981. The Grainery... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

John Boukalis will be closing his JB Carpets business after 34 years in Burien. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern To be honest, I did get lost… Driving up and down SW 153rd for maybe 10... [Read more]

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Susan Goding will be Wednesday

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Susan Goding will be Wednesday

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors is inviting community members, families, and staff to attend a Celebration of Service for School Board member Susan Goding on Wednesday, March 4. As we previously... [Read more]

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

This Sunday (March 1) will be a very special day, long awaited for Tom Gehl and his wife Jolene, owners of Gehl’s Flowers and Gifts located in downtown Burien. Tom opened Gehl’s Flowers & Gifts... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living is hosting a country breakfast this Friday, Feb. 20, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., as a benefit for Relay for Life of Highline. “We fundraise as a community,”... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Rewind with me back to 1971 (long long before I was born)… The Beatles broke up, we had soldiers in Vietnam (and protests... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get preventive health screening at Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Feb. 27

Get preventive health screening at Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Feb. 27

Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community will be offering a preventive health event on Friday, Feb. 27 – Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be holding a Jazz and Blue Series starting this Wednesday, Dc. 17 at 1 p.m. to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank and Local Youth Music Programs, Provides... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

Not long ago we told you about the fun and active lifestyle that seniors enjoy at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community (a BTB Advertiser). While anyone might expect fun field trips to Mount Rainer... [Read more]