SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Kody Darcy of Kentridge High School was recently selected in the 39th round by the... [Read more]

The air is so unhealthy, school sports practices were moved indoors today

The air is so unhealthy, school sports practices were moved indoors today

The air is so smoky and unhealthy today (Monday, Aug. 20), that Highline Public Schools moved all high school athletic practices indoor for the day. Here’s an email sent out by the district: Dear... [Read more]

City’s survey results indicate 71% of respondents get news from B-Town Blog

City’s survey results indicate 71% of respondents get news from B-Town Blog

In the City of Burien’s latest community survey – finalized and released last week – 71% of respondents indicated they get their local information from The B-Town Blog – a very impressive... [Read more]

Airport, Eagle Landing Park stairs, annual police report on Monday’s Council agenda

Airport, Eagle Landing Park stairs, annual police report on Monday’s Council agenda

Expect to hear about the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP), along with an update on a new hotel, potential action on the controversial Eagle Landing Park stairs, as well as... [Read more]

Air Quality Alert update issued Sunday

Air Quality Alert update issued Sunday

Air quality levels are going up more quickly than expected in the Puget Sound Region, and it’s reaching levels UNHEALTHY for everyone in some areas, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced. “We... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Members of the Highline Education Association – the union that represents Teachers in Highline Public Schools – may vote for a strike authorization at a member meeting this Thursday, Aug. 23. If the... [Read more]

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health – Seattle and King County announced on Friday, Aug. 17 that it is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis – caused by Salmonella bacteria – associated with Burien Fresh Smoothies. The... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: 14-year old boy killed in accidental shooting has been identified

FOLLOWUP: 14-year old boy killed in accidental shooting has been identified

The 14-year old boy who was accidentally shot and killed Tuesday night (Aug. 14) in Burien has been identified by the Tukwila School District as Onjeray ‘OJ’ Devereaux. ‘OJ’ attended... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Olde Burien’s 3 Wishes ‘Fond Farewell Sale’ finishes up Saturday

REMINDER: Olde Burien’s 3 Wishes ‘Fond Farewell Sale’ finishes up Saturday

REMINDER: This SATURDAY, Aug. 18, is the FINAL DAY for 3 Wishes, as they are bidding a fond farewell to their iconic Olde Burien location. They are currently conducting a full inventory clearance with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: North Hill, Gregory Heights Rambler, Seahurst Cape Cod, Burien Bungalow, Renton Condo

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: North Hill, Gregory Heights Rambler, Seahurst Cape Cod, Burien Bungalow, Renton Condo

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! First up is a view home in desirable North Hill: 1 owner, turn-key home ready... [Read more]

English Fête coming to St. Luke’s Renton on Saturday, Sept. 8

English Fête coming to St. Luke’s Renton on Saturday, Sept. 8

Bring the whole family to St. Luke’s annual English Fête for an afternoon of food, games, and music on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. The fête will feature: Sweet and savory English faire Carnival games Morris... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s ‘Elvis Week’ at Advertiser El Dorado West, with tribute show this Friday

It’s ‘Elvis Week’ at Advertiser El Dorado West, with tribute show this Friday

Danny Vernon Elvis Week at Advertiser El Dorado West is officially underway! We’re celebrating the KING of Rock…his music, movies and legacy for 10 Days. Several of our residents are Elvis... [Read more]

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Another FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ will be held at Town Square Park on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Get ready because the 60 minute dash starts at 6:30 p.m. when the map of local businesses... [Read more]

‘Chief for a Day’ celebration coming to Burien today – Thursday, Aug. 16

‘Chief for a Day’ celebration coming to Burien today – Thursday, Aug. 16

The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center (WSCJTC) will hold its ‘Chief for a Day’ celebration today – Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 – marking the 20th anniversary of this event. If... [Read more]

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

The Burien Pride Scholarship Committee is officially accepting applications for their first endowment. The 2018/2019 application is available online as well as in person at the Discover Burien office... [Read more]

9th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will rock Des Moines Sat., Aug. 25

9th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will rock Des Moines Sat., Aug. 25

One of the region’s premier blues music events returns to the shores of Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 25, as the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest takes over Des Moines Beach Park. More than... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste Washington Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater Wine Tasting this Thursday

Taste Washington Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater Wine Tasting this Thursday

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: August Wine Tasting Thursday, Aug. 16 | 5 – 7 p.m. Featuring Washington Wines! Three of Cups, white wine blend, Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon, 2017 Stillwater... [Read more]

REMINDER: Finalé of Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Show Brazil Thurs. night

REMINDER: Finalé of Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Show Brazil Thurs. night

REMINDER : Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ has its FINAL SHOW this Thursday night, Aug. 16 – with traditional Brazilian music from Show Brazil at Lake Burien School Memorial Park! Aug... [Read more]

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued an updated air quality alert on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 – declaring that the current air is ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ for the entire Puget Sound... [Read more]

UPDATE: Accidental shooting in Burien Tuesday night kills 14-year old

UPDATE: Accidental shooting in Burien Tuesday night kills 14-year old

UPDATE Aug. 15, 2018: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shooting in the 12600 block of 12th Ave S. in Burien (map below), on Tuesday night, Aug. 14, killed a 14-year old. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, Aug. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its first-ever ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon, featuring Tukwila School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Judith K. Berry,... [Read more]

Are you ready? Free Disaster Skills Training starts at Burien Library Sept. 18

Are you ready? Free Disaster Skills Training starts at Burien Library Sept. 18

A FREE ‘Disaster Skills Training’ course will be offered at the Burien Library this fall, starting Sept. 18: DESCRIPTION King County is prone to many hazards, and when one happens many services... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools saves more than $600,000 on energy improvements

Highline Public Schools saves more than $600,000 on energy improvements

Highline Public Schools announced this week that they have saved more than half a million dollars on energy costs since 2015. How? Energy upgrades and practices that improve efficiency. Projects that contributed... [Read more]

Air quality alert issued by Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

Air quality alert issued by Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

An air quality alert was issued by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency on Monday afternoon, Aug. 13, for the local health jurisdictions of King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. “Air pollution... [Read more]

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