teens Section

Launch Party for Burien Youth Council will be at Community Center this Friday

Launch Party for Burien Youth Council will be at Community Center this Friday

A Launch Party for the new Burien Youth Council will be held at the Burien Community Center this Friday, Nov. 9, starting at 4 p.m.: Are you ready to get involved within the community and make a difference? Then... [Read more]

Teen Afterschool Programs have started, and here’s the when & wheres

Teen Afterschool Programs have started, and here’s the when & wheres

Teen Afterschool Programs began in Burien recently, and all sorts of free, fun activities are available for teens afterschool and even on Friday nights. “These programs offer a safe and all-inclusive... [Read more]

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 27

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center in Steve Cox Memorial Park. Doors open at 2 p.m., and admission... [Read more]

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

By Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief says his force and the King County Sheriff’s Office are working to make certain that the stray bullet death of a respected 51-year old worker in a chiropractic office... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Are you between 14 – 18 years old? Are you looking for a place where you can express yourself? Let the Highline Historical Society know – they’re forming a Teen Advisory Committee! “We... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

JOBS: Now hiring – Summer jobs available for Northwest Washington teens

JOBS: Now hiring – Summer jobs available for Northwest Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology plans to hire 66 teenagers in northwestern Washington this summer as part of the Ecology Youth Corps. In 2016, youth corps crews picked up 1.2 million pounds of litter... [Read more]

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.), a local non-profit dedicated to engaging youth in meaningful, outdoor adventures, this week announced the naming of Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above)... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

Two teenage boys arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

Two teenage boys arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Last Friday (May 6, 2016) around 6:30 p.m., a 41-year old white male from Kent was shot and killed at an apartment complex in the 22800 block of 30th Ave S. in... [Read more]

Burien City Council considers establishing a youth ‘service club’

Burien City Council considers establishing a youth ‘service club’

by Jack Mayne During the past few weeks, Burien City Councilmembers have expressed interest in developing a Youth Council to ensure “the youth in our community have a mechanism to be heard and express... [Read more]

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be Feb. 28 at Performing Arts Center

As featured on Good Morning America, SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer solutions that work to help kids find balance. And now,... [Read more]

Police Explorer program kick-off meeting will be at Burien P.D. Monday, Nov. 2

Police Explorer program kick-off meeting will be at Burien P.D. Monday, Nov. 2

The Burien Police Department wants our Readers to know about the start up of a Police Explorer program, and they’re looking for teens to participate. Exploring allows teens ages 14-20 (must have... [Read more]

YETI Summer Camps start soon

YETI Summer Camps start soon

Sleep under the stars this summer at a YETI camp! YETI summer camps are targeted to the most adventuresome of kids.  Each camp is customized by the YETI Master leading the camp, so you can be sure they... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Football Club, Boys 01/02 team is hosting mid season tryouts the first week of December to attract 12-­13 year old boys to play with the team. The tryouts will be during team practices... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

A Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central will start Jan. 9, and here are the details: WHEN: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 WHERE: Des Moines Field House (2... [Read more]

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together becomes reality.” – Yoko Ono On Sept. 27, the Burien Library will play host to an afternoon of #DreamsUnlimited through... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Teen Basketball Clinic starts at Matt Griffin YMCA this Saturday

FREE Teen Basketball Clinic starts at Matt Griffin YMCA this Saturday

GET YOUR GAME RIGHT! A FREE Teen Basketball Clinic starts at Matt Griffin YMCA this Saturday, Nov. 16, with additional ones set for Nov. 23, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. SKILLS AND... [Read more]

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

“Voices of Burien” is a new Poetry/Writing Program for 13 – 19 year olds that starts at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW), this Tuesday, March 5. The group intends to meet Tuesdays... [Read more]