Sponsored Post A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

From Advertiser Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council: Dear Burien – I’ve served as your Councilmember for the last four years. The very best part of this job has been the opportunity to meet... [Read more]

Superintendents from across U.S. visit Highline Public Schools to learn tech

Superintendents from across U.S. visit Highline Public Schools to learn tech

Forty-five school superintendents from across the nation visited Highline Public Schools last Monday (Oct. 16) to observe teachers and students using digital tools and resources in and outside of the classroom. The... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘What a highly inappropriate action by a Mayor!’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘What a highly inappropriate action by a Mayor!’

[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:] To the B-Town Blog, On Friday I received... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #360’s ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28

Boy Scout Troop #360’s ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28

Cast in an outdoor Brothers Grimm-like setting, Boy Scout Troop #360’s annual ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5:30–8 p.m. at Camp Schoenwald, which is located... [Read more]

Celebrate Women in Business at Anthony’s Homeport this Wed., Oct. 25

Celebrate Women in Business at Anthony’s Homeport this Wed., Oct. 25

All are invited to the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s evening of Celebrating Women in Business at Anthony’s Homeport in Des Moines this Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 4 – 6 p.m. Senator... [Read more]

PHOTO: Blue Heron waits for fly fisherman at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTO: Blue Heron waits for fly fisherman at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes this great photo, captured Sunday evening at Seahurst Park. “The Blue Heron spent a good fifteen minutes waiting for the fly fisherman, a local man named... [Read more]

Fatal accident kills woman at SW 128th and Ambaum Saturday afternoon

Fatal accident kills woman at SW 128th and Ambaum Saturday afternoon

A fatal accident killed a woman at the intersection of SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW (map below) just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. Police say that a van – driven by the female victim –... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline wins homecoming football game over Renton Friday

PHOTOS: Highline wins homecoming football game over Renton Friday

Local Photog Isabel has been very busy with middle school homework this fall, so her Mom Chelle finally decided that she would cover games for a while. “My shots are definitely not as good as hers,... [Read more]

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

The Highline Pirates have a brand new ship on order – and conceptual design plans were released to the public at the school at a community meeting on Thursday night, Oct. 19…

Legislative updates & taco reviews(!) in packet for Monday’s Council session

Legislative updates & taco reviews(!) in packet for Monday’s Council session

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council Study Session – discussion on granting a 10-year franchise license to Verizon, State & Federal Legislative updates, animals and more. Also... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

It’s that time of year again when I either take on a formidable head cold—or I don’t. Last weekend I did, and it was a memorable one, short in duration, but long in symptoms. It served as an exhausting... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Westview Estates, Mod Georgetown, Pacific, Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Westview Estates, Mod Georgetown, Pacific, Normandy Park

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding Open Houses this weekend! The first two homes – open both Saturday & Sunday – are newly constructed... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

From left to right, the slave Shepard Mallory (Sharif Ali) shows the results of being punished to Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) in Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy-historical drama Ben Butler... [Read more]

Applications open for families to register for holiday help from Salvation Army

Applications open for families to register for holiday help from Salvation Army

King County families can apply for holiday assistance at their local Salvation Army office. A list of King County zip codes and corresponding offices can be found on the website: KingCounty.SalvationArmy.org. Applicants... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

Artists working in 2 dimensional media are invited to apply for the 2018 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center, the City announced. The application deadline is Nov. 17, 2017. The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Blustery storm knocks out power to thousands, closes SR 509 Wed.

UPDATE: Blustery storm knocks out power to thousands, closes SR 509 Wed.

Photos showing power lines and tree branches down on 1st Ave South near SW 160th Street courtesy Sarah Reay. The first real fall storm – with gusts up to 44 MPH at Sea-Tac Airport – knocked power... [Read more]

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of Homelessness at the Burien Library on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. “Engage with and learn from Real Change’s Homeless Speakers Bureau, a... [Read more]

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

On Oct. 12, 2017, we turned Commenting off, with the promise that we would carefully review and consider whether to turn it back on, and if so, what kind of system we should use. Now we’re asking... [Read more]

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio (88.5 FM, formerly KPLU) did a good radio report they call ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’ that’s definitely worth a listen. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

“The minute you come here, you’re already part of the fabric. If you’re a Pirate, you’re part of a big family and that family has history.” Highline High School’s final... [Read more]

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! Over 400 pieces of original art by 40+ regional artists... [Read more]

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

After enjoying the Boo In Burien, Discover Burien invites everyone (21 and over) to the inaugural Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl and Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m. – Midnight. Nine Burien... [Read more]

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 Monday night (Oct. 16) to ban King County health officials from locating a safe injection site in the city, despite pleas of some that such a site would... [Read more]

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