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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]

Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA offering ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course Saturday, Feb. 27

Matt Griffin YMCA offering ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course Saturday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be offering a ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Safe Sitter® students learn skills to prevent problems... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be hosting a monthly open house on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Francis Church, located at 15216 21st Ave SW, in Unity Place meeting hall (found around the back of the church). All... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

Hi-Liners actors Erin Glaman and Nate Evenson in “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”–running this weekend at Renton Civic Theater. Photo by Jean Johnson Productions. REMINDER: The... [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]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff Fun in the sun! The school year is... [Read more]

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

The City of Burien announced this week that the Burien Police Department will soon be working with Auburn Youth Resources (AYR) to help our city’s homeless youth. Even though it is headquartered... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre 2015 DownStage Center Spring Show ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ will open on Friday, May 1 at the Renton Civic Theatre. About the Show: While... [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]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [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]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

The City of Burien on Thursday (Aug. 21) issued a statement about an ongoing homeless problem in Annex Park, which is located at SW 146th and 4th Ave SW…

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 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]

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…

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]

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners‘ version of Shrek the Musical at the Highline Performing Arts Center, including performances this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15. And you can save... [Read more]

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

Y.E.T.I. – a local non-profit that engages youth in the outdoors – is partnering with Sound Experience for an extraordinary overnight sailing program on the uber-cool Adventuress Schooner open to... [Read more]

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9’ High School…YMCA style!

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9’ High School…YMCA style!

Lona, a 2012 Level 9 participant from Global Connections High School said: “I am so glad I participated in the Level 9 program. This program helped me feel more prepared for high school. I learned... [Read more]

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services holding ‘meet and greet’ June 6

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services holding ‘meet and greet’ June 6

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services – which merged on April 28 – will be holding a special ‘Meet-and-Greet Reception’ on Thursday, June 6th, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at... [Read more]

Youth Lacrosse is Scoring in South King County

Youth Lacrosse is Scoring in South King County

Lacrosse season is well under way in South King County, and with the weather finally warming up, now is the time to go cheer on the Southwest Titans. In its fifth year, the Southwest Lacrosse Club (formerly... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

An often-overlooked cabin sits quietly at the end of 164th Place SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and the non-profit organization behind it – the Three Tree Point Youth Association... [Read more]