House fire breaks out east of Highline High School Friday afternoon

House fire breaks out east of Highline High School Friday afternoon

Photos courtesy Laurie Fuller‎. Photo courtesy Daniel Madril Jr. A house fire broke out in the 500 block of S. 152nd Street (map below) Friday afternoon (July 29), just east of Highline High School. The... [Read more]

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Kudos to the first artist’s submission for the August Community Art Exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street: Way to Go Floyd Tokuda! He’s the first to submit his work. Now everyone,... [Read more]

This weekend’s #SouthKingSlowdown includes a Sunday morning switch

This weekend’s #SouthKingSlowdown includes a Sunday morning switch

WSDOT says that drivers on southbound I-5 in SeaTac and Des Moines should be prepared a traffic shift on Sunday morning, July 31, part of the weekend lane reductions for #SouthKingSlowdown. Southbound... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Charming, historic 3-BD Burien home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Charming, historic 3-BD Burien home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY & SUNDAY – is a charming, historical home in Burien. This amazing home with 2... [Read more]

Motorcycle club causes fire response to Dragon Pearl Restaurant Thursday night

Motorcycle club causes fire response to Dragon Pearl Restaurant Thursday night

UPDATE July 29: We have just learned why there was a large fire/emergency response Thursday night at Burien’s Dragon Pearl Restaurant – officials say that the huge amount of smoke seen coming... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

While you may look forward to a vacation, you may also be concerned about how to care for your pet while you are away. Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC – owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

A FREE, scavenger hunt style ‘Family Fun Run’ race for runners and walkers of all ages will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Town Square Park. The run will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area this Saturday, July 30, for the annual ‘Paddle to Nisqually,’ and it appears that several... [Read more]

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONGHT – Thursday night (July 28) – with a FREE concert at Lake Burien School Park from classic jazz crooner Chris Anderson! The free... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office says ‘Do not be fooled by the Jury Duty SCAM!’

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office says ‘Do not be fooled by the Jury Duty SCAM!’

The King County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn residents of a telephone scam that has been occurring in the Seattle area over the last couple of years. Police warn that someone may call you and identify... [Read more]

Multi-alarm fire hits Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning

Multi-alarm fire hits Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning

A multi-alarm commercial fire hit a Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning, July 28. The blaze struck a single unit at a facility located at 17800 Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) at around... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s second annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and fundraiser will be begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 on the beach of Seahurst Park. The event will include a magical night of... [Read more]

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

On Monday night (July 25) the King County Sheriff’s Office – along with other local police – had a major response at the Sunrise Terrace condominium complex located in the Glendale neighborhood... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

Council hears Superintendent on Nov. bond issue; begins biennial budget work

Council hears Superintendent on Nov. bond issue; begins biennial budget work

By Jack Mayne Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield briefed the Burien City Council on Monday (July 25) about the critically needed $299.4 million bond issue, which is seeking voter approval... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Featured House: Charm and History in Burien

Berkshire Hathaway Featured House: Charm and History in Burien

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Charm and History In Burien! I’m sure by now you’ve all heard that our own “little” Burien is one of the top 10 growing cities... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Open letter to Dow Constantine regarding county’s marijuana policies’

LETTER: ‘Open letter to Dow Constantine regarding county’s marijuana policies’

[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:] Dear King County Executive Constantine, If... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts make homemade ‘Survival Kits’ for Burien Police Officers

Local Girl Scouts make homemade ‘Survival Kits’ for Burien Police Officers

Local Girl Scout Troop #46548 surprised the Burien Police Department Tuesday morning (July 26), by dropping off several homemade “Survival Kits” for officers! “We had a visit from Girl... [Read more]

Sponsored Post How to compare Seattle moving companies for long distance trips

How to compare Seattle moving companies for long distance trips

From Advertiser Puget Sound Moving: Planning for your move makes for an exciting time. Especially when it comes to long distance residential moves, the idea of starting a new life in a faraway place is... [Read more]

JOB: Make a difference in someone’s life – become a 9-1-1 Operator

JOB: Make a difference in someone’s life – become a 9-1-1 Operator

If you want to make a difference in someone’s life and your community the King County Sheriff’s Office may have the career for you – they are accepting applications for 9-1-1 Communication Specialists.  This... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers youth football team seeking new players

Pac Highway Chargers youth football team seeking new players

The Pac Highway Chargers are a youth football organization with four teams, and they’re seeking new players: Pee wees 6-7 89er 8-9 Jr 10-11 Sr 12-13-14 (not in high school) This organization is... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

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