REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ tomorrow morning – Sunday, June 25 starting at 11 a.m. – at The Tin Theater! Tickets are $25 each... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening was held on Friday (June 23), welcoming Western Distribution Services, LLC to their new 241,140 square foot cold storage facility located in the Northeast Redevelopment... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Luncheon at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac on Friday, June 9, and below are videos and photos from the event. On hand at this annual... [Read more]

AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

On Friday, June 23, the King County Sheriff’s Office released dramatic 9-1-1 call audio and dispatch recordings, along with new information about the fatal officer-involved shooting of Tommy Le... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High School’s Key Club’s ‘Run to Fund’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Highline High School’s Key Club’s ‘Run to Fund’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Heads up, Burien – Highline High School’s Key Club’s Run to Fund is happening Saturday, June 24 at Highline Memorial Stadium: Join us, Sweet Breeze ice cream, and your fellow community... [Read more]

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Supporters of Burien’s first-ever Pride celebration (The B-Town Blog was a Sponsor) came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, and $8,000 was raised for local... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

I turn 80 today, and I recall doubting I would ever be able to say that. Now the date arrives, I’m still here, and it doesn’t seem like such a big deal. Like you, I know our population as a whole... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend, on both Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Open for review is this 3-bedroom... [Read more]

Man shot, killed by police in Burien June 13 was holding a pen, not a knife

Man shot, killed by police in Burien June 13 was holding a pen, not a knife

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of the June 13 officer involved shooting in Burien as Tommy Le, 20, and revealed that he was armed with a pen, not a knife as originally... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Capital Facilities Advisory Committee gets back to work

Highline Public Schools’ Capital Facilities Advisory Committee gets back to work

The ‘hometown heroes’ of the last school bond are rolling up their sleeves again – volunteer representatives from all four high school service areas in Highline met last Wednesday to... [Read more]

Rep. Jayapal gets FAA to extend deadline for Burien residents to say ’NO’

Rep. Jayapal gets FAA to extend deadline for Burien residents to say ’NO’

By Jack Mayne Burien residents now have two more weeks to tell the Federal Aviation Administration they don’t want the return of the automatic left turns over Burien when Sea-Tac airplanes take off to... [Read more]

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Enjoy the Burien Film Festival’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ for FREE this Saturday, June 24, from 4 – 8 p.m.: Here’s the schedule: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

By Jack Mayne If enough residents complain to the Federal Aviation Administration by Wednesday (June 21), there is a chance the return of the automatic cacophony of loud airplanes at all hours buzzing... [Read more]

Resident wants to catch ‘Mr. & Mrs. Scum Bag’ who siphoned gas from her truck

Resident wants to catch ‘Mr. & Mrs. Scum Bag’ who siphoned gas from her truck

On May 31, a resident of the Emerald Green Condos in the 1800 block of S. 118th Street in Boulevard Park (map below) had gas siphoned out of her truck. Police say that the victim had been out of town,... [Read more]

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

Writer Heather Hansman profiled Burien for the July, 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine, which should be on newsstands now. The profile – which starts on page 28 – highlights B-Town’s local arts,... [Read more]

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

Burien City Council approves contract 5-2 for Brian Wilson as new city manager

By Jack Mayne Burien will have a new city manager on July 10 with the approval of an employment contract for Brian Wilson, former chief of staff and police chief of Federal Way. Two-thirds through the... [Read more]

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

The Port of Seattle announced that it will be offering environmental grants to airport communities: Organizations encouraged to submit applications for ecology projects WHAT: New $1 million program to... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Gardeners wanted for New Start Community Garden

Plots are currently available at the newly created New Start Community Garden, located at 614 SW 120th Street. Rent a 100 square foot plot for $25 (inquire if you need financial assistance). Print out... [Read more]

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