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VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

On Monday afternoon, Mar. 4, Mayor Jimmy Matta held a press conference at City Hall, to “Denounce, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, and Hate” in Burien. Matta was joined by several regional community... [Read more]

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Then-gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee talks with then-Mayor Joan McGilton at Burien City Hall in 2011 before a walking tour through the city. Photo by Scott Schaefer. On Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, Gov. Jay... [Read more]

Sponsored PostREMINDER + SNEAK PEEK: David Templeton will perform this Friday night

REMINDER + SNEAK PEEK: David Templeton will perform this Friday night

REMINDER: Local Musician David Templeton will perform live at a benefit concert this Friday night, Mar. 1, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the Glendale Lutheran Church Sanctuary. Here’s more info –... [Read more]

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Is your foundation failing? Matvey Foundation Repair can help

From Advertiser Matvey Foundation Repair:Is your foundation failing? Matvey Foundation Repair can help! Advertiser Matvey Foundation Repair is proud to be a member of our South King County community,... [Read more]

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

Burien’s Travis Thompson – aka ‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12 that he has signed with Epic Records. The ‘AMBAUM’ rap star first came to our... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

Over 1,300 attend ‘Empty Bowls,’ raise $25,797 for food banks – a new record!

Over 1,300 attend ‘Empty Bowls,’ raise $25,797 for food banks – a new record!

Over 1,300 attended last Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser events at the Burien Community Center, setting a new record – raising $25,797 for the Highline Area and White Center Food... [Read more]

Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Upthegrove resigns, Nancy Salguero McKay takes over at Historical Society

Cyndi Upthegrove at a Highline Historical Society meeting in Dec., 2018. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Cyndi Upthgegrove announced that she has resigned her position as Managing Trustee of the Highline Historical... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, local activist/lawyer/filmmaker Steve Edmiston presented his 16th ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is taking on the Port, one public comment... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

PHOTOS: Super Blood Wolf Moon bedazzles Burien sky Sunday night

Did you see it? Us Earthlings were able to witness a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ – aka a rare Lunar Eclipse – on Sunday night, Jan. 20, 2019 (the next one won’t be visible in these parts... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson’s economic forecast for City of Burien

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson’s economic forecast for City of Burien

On Friday, Jan. 12, 2019, City Manager Brian Wilson delivered an economic forecast for the city at a Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. In addition to Wilson, representatives from the cities... [Read more]

VIDEO: Noble Healthcare’s Open House for proposed mental health care facility

VIDEO: Noble Healthcare’s Open House for proposed mental health care facility

On Thursday night, Jan. 10, 2019, an Open House was held by Noble Healthcare for their proposed new long-term care facility for individuals with mental health needs in Seahurst. This event – which... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

On Friday night, Jan. 11, 2019, at around 10 p.m., the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed for good as it’s prepared to be demolished to make way for a new tunnel. Thousands of residents decided to take one... [Read more]

New exit to Des Moines Memorial Drive on SR 518 opens

New exit to Des Moines Memorial Drive on SR 518 opens

This Friday, Jan. 11, a brand new, two-lane off-ramp will open up from eastbound SR 518 to Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien.WSDOT says that for years, travelers could only access Des Moines Memorial... [Read more]