Health & Wellness Section

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…

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

[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 Blog nor its staff:] The skateboard park at 4th Ave SW and... [Read more]

May Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday in North SeaTac Park and Gardens

May Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday in North SeaTac Park and Gardens

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come stroll North SeaTac Park and the beautiful Botanical and Japanese Gardens on Sunday, May 5 for our monthly WABI Walk-n-Talk. We’ll meet at the entry of the SeaTac... [Read more]

Sponsored Post CHI Franciscan: Your Birth – Your Way

CHI Franciscan: Your Birth – Your Way

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan: Your Birth—Your Way At Highline Medical Center, we know that your birth is as unique as your family. Highline’s Family Birth Center is proud to offer safe, effective... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center owners ordered to pay $25 million for violating rules

Highline Medical Center owners ordered to pay $25 million for violating rules

By Jack Mayne The owners of Burien’s Highline Medical Center have been ordered to rehabilitate the credit of over 5,500 state residents to the tune of $25 million because they had qualified for charity... [Read more]