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Burien takes Podium back

Burien takes Podium back

by Matt Parker Whatever pill Corey Uebalacker and (Ms.) Kali Paris swallowed last week worked. “I feel right this week,” Ms. Paris said. “I feel good.” After admittedly frustrating... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

Gig Harbor family storms CrossFit Burien event; Fireman comes to rescue

by Matt Parker Clay Procter brought Casey Procter, Austin Procter and a ferocious performance by Ashley Procter to Burien late Friday night. The workout was a 10-minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible)... [Read more]

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

Area resident John Nelson first created the now-iconic ‘Cove to Clover’ 5k fundraiser race in 2009, and this year the 6th annual race will be held on Sunday, March 16, with a Pub Crawl on Friday night, March 14…

What does your 1st Grade Teacher do on Saturday nights?

What does your 1st Grade Teacher do on Saturday nights?

A lot of local students and parents hope they get Mrs. Paris for a 1st grade teacher. Not many of them would want to “WOD” against her. WOD stands for “workout of the day,” and... [Read more]

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

The new Baseball Field at Kennedy Catholic High School will be dedicated to longtime coach Mr. Joe Faccone (pictured above) on Friday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m., and the public is invited to attend. “Please... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a 3-on-3 “Lucky Shot” Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15. The fun starts at 10 a.m., with check-in at 9 a.m. Cost is $45 per 3-person team or... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover Classic – the area’s highlander 5K race coming Sunday, March 16 – begins at the base of an incline affectionately known as “Snake Hill,” triumphantly ascends to stunning views... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FOR TEENS Have you ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Would you like to brush up on your skills and make new friends? Come explore the great outdoors from atop a mountain!... [Read more]

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors

CrossFit Burien, in accordance with all CrossFit gyms, has no mirrors. If it did, the least likely member to took in them would be Joe Bui. Yelling, celebrating, hooting and hollering are generally reserved for your teammates too, as opposed to yourself…

Highline Premier soccer tryouts begin Friday, Feb. 28

Highline Premier soccer tryouts begin Friday, Feb. 28

Highline Premier tryouts begin Friday, Feb. 28 for High School Boys. If you, your player or friends have the desire and competitiveness to develop and play with the best in our community, Highline Premier is right for you…

Seattle vs. Denver Boys & Girls Club competition a ‘Win/Win’ for Youth

Seattle vs. Denver Boys & Girls Club competition a ‘Win/Win’ for Youth

Boys & Girls Clubs youth are celebrating a Denver victory – OFF the field – as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver triumphed over our King County groups in the first ever ‘Boys & Girls Clubs Bow,’…

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

If you register for the Cove to Clover Classic (coming March 16) before Feb. 28, you’ll automatically be entered for a drawing for two tickets to the Seattle Mariners!

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

The Highline Historical Society will be presenting “Coming Home: Baseball’s America” – a free program – at SeaTac City Hall starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23…

PHOTOS: Scenes from Wednesday’s Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl celebration

PHOTOS: Scenes from Wednesday’s Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl celebration

th crowd estimates ranging from 700,000 to 1 million, downtown Seattle was jam-packed with throngs of exuberant 12th Fans celebrating the Seattle Seahawks overwhelmingly awesome Super Bowl victory on Wednesday…

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Calling it a “once in a lifetime event,” Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced Monday that it has canceled school this Wednesday (Feb. 5) so students can celebrate the Seattle Seahawks at their Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle…

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Who is Beach Body, and what is the CrossFit Open?

Had CrossFit walked into The 909 for a seat and a meal, Corey “Beach Body” Uebelacker wouldn’t have known who it was 18 months ago. Now, he is a local favorite and top contender in the upcoming 2014 CrossFit Open…

PHOTOS: 12th Fans watch the Super Bowl in Burien and New Jersey

PHOTOS: 12th Fans watch the Super Bowl in Burien and New Jersey

Area residents – aka ’12th Fans’ – were in New Jersey, local bars and homes enjoying Sunday’s Super Bowl blowout, and we’ve got some pics to share…

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced the receipt of commitments totaling over $1,000,000 to assist with the development of a new athletic complex at the school…

Get pumped for the Super Bowl with a pre-game ‘Walk-n-Talk’ Sunday

Get pumped for the Super Bowl with a pre-game ‘Walk-n-Talk’ Sunday

Psyched for the Super Bowl this coming Sunday, Feb. 2? Get pumped with a pre-game Walk-n-Talk, then be a 12th Fan at one of B-Town’s best local establishments (listed below)! Stroll the streets... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

On Sunday morning (Jan. 26), thousands of enthusiastic “12th Fans” lined S. 188th in SeaTac to cheer the Seattle Seahawks as they made their way to Sea-Tac Airport…

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

Pony Baseball registration is now open for all ages 5 to 19 years old, and you can register online at westseattlebaseball.com…

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

This Sunday (Jan. 26) at 10:30 a.m., 12th Fans are invited to rally in the city of SeaTac to help send-off the Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos…

Cove to Clover Classic announces its 2014 Corporate Challenge

Cove to Clover Classic announces its 2014 Corporate Challenge

Looking for a great way to increase camaraderie among your staff, while encouraging health and fitness? Take part in Cove to Clover Classic’s Corporate Challenge…

Feet First’s 2nd annual ‘Stairway Walks Day’ Feb. 8 to include Eagle Landing Park

Feet First’s 2nd annual ‘Stairway Walks Day’ Feb. 8 to include Eagle Landing Park

On Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. – Noon, Feet First will hold its second annual “Stairway Walks Day,” which will include Burien’s Eagle Landing Park and its 289 steps…

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

The non-profit Evergreen Pool, which serves the greater Highline area, and which had been threatened with closure (read our previous coverage here), will remain open thanks to a combination of community... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday

Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday

Photo by Carmen Scott. The Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s annual Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday, Jan. 11, starting at the Des Moines Marina at 9:30 a.m. and cruising back and forth past... [Read more]

Youth Basketball classes start at Burien Community Center Jan. 14

Youth Basketball classes start at Burien Community Center Jan. 14

Brand new Youth Basketball classes will be starting at the Burien Community Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14. These classes are an excellent opportunity to learn or improve on basketball skills such as passing,... [Read more]