Health & Wellness Section

Exchange Club of Highline holding Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 15

Exchange Club of Highline holding Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 15

The Exchange Club of Highline will be holding its annual Toilet Paper Drive at the Normandy Park QFC this Saturday, June 15, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This year’s goal is 22,000 rolls to support our... [Read more]

WABI Weekday Walkers will walk Marine View Park on Wednesday, June 19

WABI Weekday Walkers will walk Marine View Park on Wednesday, June 19

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come join WABI Weekday Walkers on the third Wednesday of June (Wed., June 19) at 9 a.m. to walk Marine View Park in Normandy  Park. Normandy Park’s southernmost park... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘The Big Lift’: Uncle Ike’s raising funds for Entre Hermanos during Pride Month

‘The Big Lift’: Uncle Ike’s raising funds for Entre Hermanos during Pride Month

From Advertiser Uncle Ike’s: Uncle Ike’s is thrilled to renew its partnership with local nonprofit Entre Hermanos, which provides free sexual health care and immigration aid to members of the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Lunch & Learn with El Dorado West Retirement Community this Friday June 14

Lunch & Learn with El Dorado West Retirement Community this Friday June 14

A Lunch & Learn on navigating senior housing will be held at the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s office, presented by Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community this Friday June 14,... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday, June 13: Platelets are in high demand! Platelets help control bleeding, and are needed for patients with cancer or during surgeries.... [Read more]

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

By Marilyn Littlejohn King County District Court Community Court Coordinator Three words best describe what users of the new Burien Community Resource Center can expect when they visit the center: friendly,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Save Normandy Park City Hall’s Gym/Classrooms’

LETTER: ‘Save Normandy Park City Hall’s Gym/Classrooms’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Park Blog nor its staff:] Save Normandy Park City Hall’s... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Wed., June 19

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Wed., June 19

Highline Medical Center’s next blood drive will be Wednesday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed 11:30-12:30), in Somers Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome and will be taken around scheduled... [Read more]

Algal Toxin found in Lake Burien water sample

Algal Toxin found in Lake Burien water sample

A water quality sample collected from Lake Burien exceeded the Washington State Recreational Guidance threshold for microcystins, an algal toxin, the city announced on Tuesday, June 4. King County-Seattle... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Friday, May 31

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Friday, May 31

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive being held at the Burien Community Center this Friday, May 31, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: All types of blood is needed! Please donate and help us recover donation losses... [Read more]

Woods and Water ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 2

Woods and Water ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 2

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of June with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach this Sunday, June 2, 2019! Walk-n-Talk we’ll start at the top of the hill and walk down... [Read more]

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

This week, our friends at the Tin Room Bar & Theater (along with five other Burien establishments), received a gift from the Highline High School Class of 1977 – a portable defibrillator. It all... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Personal Injury Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Gov. Inslee approves changes to Washington’s Wrongful Death Statutes

Burien Personal Injury Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Gov. Inslee approves changes to Washington’s Wrongful Death Statutes

A proposal in part prompted by the 2015 “Ride the Ducks” wreck on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle previously approved by both the Washington Senate and the House of Representatives is now law…

FREE mammogram screenings offered at Franciscan Breast Center June 4

FREE mammogram screenings offered at Franciscan Breast Center June 4

FREE Screening Mammograms will be offered at Franciscan Breast Center in Burien on Tuesday, June 4. This free event will run from 5 – 8 p.m. A screening mammogram is a routine exam for women who have... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Rep. Adam Smith testimony highlights effects of aviation noise and emissions

Congressman Adam Smith (D-9th District) recently submitted written testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, highlighting the effects of aviation noise and emissions for residents... [Read more]

FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be Wednesday, May 22

FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be Wednesday, May 22

The FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be held at Town Square Park on Wednesday, May 22. Get ready because the 60-minute dash starts at 6:30 p.m. when the map of local businesses holding raffle... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber will offer group health insurance plan for members

Seattle Southside Chamber will offer group health insurance plan for members

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce this week announced that it will offer innovative health insurance plans to its members. The Chamber has partnered with Lifestyle Health Plans and Seattle Benefits... [Read more]

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

This week, the City of Burien announced a new approach to addressing unauthorized use of Burien parks and facilities. In an effort to make everyone feel welcome and safe in Burien parks, City staff and Burien Police will be taking a…