Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Community members and families are invited to grab their work gloves and help Highline High School students spruce up their school at the ‘Pirate Pride Spring Clean-Up Event’ on Friday, May... [Read more]

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Wednesday morning (May 4), a reckless driver sped by a Washington State Trooper on SR 509, who clocked his speed on radar at 112 MPH. The driver exited at South 128th in Burien (map below) and lost control,... [Read more]

City Attorney Soojin Kim, Analyst Nhan Nguyen leaving City of Burien staff

City Attorney Soojin Kim, Analyst Nhan Nguyen leaving City of Burien staff

On Tuesday (May 3), Burien City Attorney Soojin Kim announced she will be leaving her position after the first City Council meeting in June. As we previously reported, Kim was hired by the city to replace... [Read more]

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

The Highline Historical Society’s ‘Latinos in Highline’ exhibit opened recently at SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S. 188th Street. This exhibit is more than a simple re-telling... [Read more]

Burien Man shot and killed by police in Seahurst early Wednesday morning

Burien Man shot and killed by police in Seahurst early Wednesday morning

Just after midnight on Wednesday morning (May 4, 2016), a 39-year old Burien Man was shot and killed by a King County Sheriff’s Deputy after he pointed a rifle at police at the end of a pursuit.... [Read more]

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

By Jack Mayne Despite a plethora of letters and pressure, the Burien City Council said nothing Monday night on when it will make a decision of extending the CARES animal contract or shifting to King County... [Read more]

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

[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:] “Artwork and performances by amazing... [Read more]

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: A beloved calico named “Ika” got out on Monday May 2, and she is NOT an outdoor cat. She was lost around North SeaTac park (map below), and her owners are “very torn up.” If... [Read more]

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Grand Moule by Michael Dupille Meet pioneering glass artist Michael Dupille at an Artist’s Reception this Friday, May 6, from 5-8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Grand Opening of New Ownership of Normandy Park Market will be May 4-8

Grand Opening of New Ownership of Normandy Park Market will be May 4-8

Advertiser Normandy Park Market will be celebrating its ‘Grand Opening Under New Ownership’ with a variety of in-store tastings, demos, activities and free giveaways starting Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds Northwest will be celebrating Americana Roots music with ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ at a special concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Saturday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Hundreds help beautify Burien in annual ‘Clean Sweep’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Hundreds help beautify Burien in annual ‘Clean Sweep’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

St. Francis of Assisi is hosting an ALL SCHOOL REUNION on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., following the 10 a.m. mass.  All alum are invited for a stroll down memory lane, refreshments,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Washington Filmworks at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Washington Filmworks at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour is this TUESDAY night, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Room Bar & Theater, and will include a special presentation by Washington Filmworks Executive... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien Police confiscates more drugs, vehicles from recent bust

FOLLOWUP: Burien Police confiscates more drugs, vehicles from recent bust

The Burien Police Department announced that they confiscated an additional 11 pounds of drugs – including 16,000 pills – seized in Friday’s big drug bust. Police said in a statement on Sunday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Huge drug bust, local weather forecast, Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Huge drug bust, local weather forecast, Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #49 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

A Mandala Workshop taught by Shannan Folino will be held on Saturday May 7 at the Burien Arts Gallery. People have been creating Mandalas for centuries. They are an internal and personal response to the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale – is May 7!

TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale – is May 7!

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale on Saturday, May 7 – Open Water Course Fee for only $95!!... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC forward Darwin Jones – who went to school in the Highline area – is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Jones is a 2010 graduate of Mount Rainier High... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller & Walker Creeks on May 14 & June 4

Volunteers needed to help restore Miller & Walker Creeks on May 14 & June 4

Volunteers are needed to help restore Miller and Walker Creeks on both Saturday, May 14 and June 4: Walker Preserve Restoration The next volunteer forest restoration event will be held Saturday, May... [Read more]

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