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‘Unforeseen issues’ delay re-opening of troubled Town Square Water Fountain

‘Unforeseen issues’ delay re-opening of troubled Town Square Water Fountain

Earlier this summer, the City of Burien discovered that the Town Square Park Water Fountain had sustained substantial water damage in the control vault and fountain’s electrical system, delaying its... [Read more]


PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of flowers and plants in Burien show Monday morning, of which he says: “Almost mid-July, and we have had lots of light rain and drizzle. “I love... [Read more]


City of Burien’s Spray Park will (hopefully) be reopened by July 15

City of Burien’s Spray Park will (hopefully) be reopened by July 15

The City of Burien’s Spray Park located at Town Square Park will hopefully reopen by July 15, the city said. As we previously reported, the park has been closed since sustaining substantial water... [Read more]


PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

Elston Hill LOVES THE RAIN: This morning we took a 20 minute walk around the neighborhood. Spring is exceptional in Burien. And the hard drizzle was lovely making the flowers look so fresh and beautiful. The... [Read more]


PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Saturday morning?

Did you see the amazing rainbow on Saturday morning, April 6? Elston Hill sure did (click image to view larger version):  Read More →


PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the ‘Super Sugar Moon’ on Wednesday? Elston Hill did

Did you see Wednesday’s amazing ‘Super Sugar Moon’? Elston Hill did, and he photographed it in the morning as it rose over the Olympic mountains. This full moon is called the ‘Super... [Read more]


Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

By Suzanne Greive Oh how I love the snow! I’m sorry to see it go. It brings out the best in people. I had so much fun watching families go out walking together in all their snow gear heading to go get... [Read more]


WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

Despite a light dusting of snow in the Burien area on Thursday morning, Mar. 7, Highline Public Schools started on time. Here’s more from the district: All schools are open and on time. Some buses... [Read more]


City Manager lauds work of staff during snow; appoints new airport committee

City Manager lauds work of staff during snow; appoints new airport committee

By Jack Mayne During the recent snow storm, City Manager Brian Wilson told the Monday (Feb. 25) Burien City Council that the city Public Works and Parks staff worked 12 hour shifts on and off during and... [Read more]


UPDATE: Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter needs male Volunteers

UPDATE: Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter needs male Volunteers

Here’s the latest update (as of Wednesday  Feb. 20, 2019) on Burien’s Severe Winter Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church: We will be open Wednesday, Feb. 20, and Thursday, Feb. 21,... [Read more]


UPDATE: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Visiting Cezanne’ opens SATURDAY night

UPDATE: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Visiting Cezanne’ opens SATURDAY night

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Due to Snowpocalypse’s impact on show preparations, BAT is moving opening night of Visiting Cezanne from Friday, Feb. 15 to Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m., a... [Read more]


Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

On Friday, Feb. 15, Highline Public Schools released the following FAQ about Snow Days: Wondering when summer break will start this year? Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve seen a lot... [Read more]


Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs Volunteers; here’s how to sign up

Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs Volunteers; here’s how to sign up

Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter still needs volunteers for overnight shifts, breakfast preparation, daytime cleaning, organizing and donation receipt. Please use this central sign up link to see... [Read more]


Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools announced that, due to weather and road conditions, all schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14. Buses will stop at alternate bus stops – two hours later than... [Read more]


Recology CleanScapes sets up emergency collection zone at Municipal Parking Lot

Recology CleanScapes sets up emergency collection zone at Municipal Parking Lot

If you’re tired of overflowing garbage/recycling due to the recent weather, Recology CleanScapes announced that it has set up an Emergency Collection Zone at the Municipal Parking lot located at... [Read more]


City buildings will be open, Seahurst Park closed on Wednesday, Feb. 13

City buildings will be open, Seahurst Park closed on Wednesday, Feb. 13

Here’s a Severe Weather Update from the City of Burien for Wednesday, Feb. 13: City buildings will be open regular hours on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Seahurst Park will remain closed due to hazardous conditions. Programs... [Read more]


All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be CLOSED, but offices will be open on Wednesday, Feb. 13. “Many roads in the north end of the district are still impassable, and buses are... [Read more]


UPDATE: City of Burien releases weather, road update

UPDATE: City of Burien releases weather, road update

A weather-related update from the City of Burien, as of Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2019: We are getting reports of cars getting stuck in intersections and on roads. If you don’t need to drive, please... [Read more]


King County Metro to restore most bus service as road conditions improve

King County Metro to restore most bus service as road conditions improve

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday (Feb. 12) directed Metro to restore most of its bus service and shift operations to snow routes starting Wednesday, Feb. 13. This will allow Metro to switch... [Read more]


National Weather Service issues Flood Advisory

National Weather Service issues Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, warning of urban and small stream floods due to snowmelt. “Excessive runoff from rain and melting snow will cause some... [Read more]