Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Two students were found to be in possession of a fake weapon and other contraband at Highline High School on Wednesday, May 24, according to Principal Vicki Fisher. Initial reports of a student with a... [Read more]

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and former Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be this Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: The importance of discussing your Estate Plan

DAL Law Firm: The importance of discussing your Estate Plan

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik For many clients, they have a difficult time discussing their estate plan with their loved ones. But it is very important that your loved ones are aware... [Read more]

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Take an evening stroll on Friday, June 2 on SW 152nd Street between 4th to 10th Ave SW in downtown Burien to enjoy the next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk. Numerous stores and restaurants will... [Read more]

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

If you saw a large group of people walking through Burien on Tuesday morning (May 23), you most likely witnessed about 50 (or so) ‘Seattle Striders’ doing the first of three 10-Mile Walks. Our... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Anthony Spain – Music Director of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) since 1987 – recently won the American Prize in Orchestral Programming Maestro Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in the Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new, tougher statewide distracted driving law. The law was supposed to go into effect in 2019, but Governor... [Read more]

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Burien’s newest Pop-Up Art Gallery show will feature Pop-Artist Denny Driver on Friday, June 2 on the 3rd floor of Burien City Hall. Meet the artist from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All art is for sale and... [Read more]

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness – aka “Housing Instability” – is on the agenda for Monday night’s Study Session of the Burien City Council, which gets underway at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Meredith Hailey (pictured, left), a real estate broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest (a BTB Advertiser), paints doors and tiny homes on rocks, then leaves them around Burien. She is one... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE May 20, 2017: Phenomenal news – ‘Hunter,’ the male Airedale Terrier who went missing on Thursday night, has been FOUND! “A good Samaritan that read about him on The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

By Jack Mayne As of Friday’s filing deadline, 17 people are looking to become or remain members of the Burien City Council, but current councilmember Lauren Berkowitz will not be one of them. The other... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

A Community Rummage Sale will be held on Sunday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. The sale will take place inside and outside of the Cove Building. “Bargains will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

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COUPON: Get $5 OFF at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

Please welcome back Advertiser 909 Coffee and Wine, and their ‘place next door’ – 913 Spirits – both of which are offering an exclusive, awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon you can print... [Read more]

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo (a local 501 C3) is having a ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser on Saturday, June 17. Funds raised will be used to participate in regional and national tournaments as... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Peter Western Bridge gets knocked down Friday morning

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Peter Western Bridge gets knocked down Friday morning

The Peter Western Bridge was knocked down on Friday (May 19), and below are videos (and photos) of B-Town’s own “Galloping Gertie” courtesy the City of Burien (NOTE: the bridge starts... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell REMINDER: The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held this weekend – May 20-21, 2017 – with an Art Show/Competition... [Read more]

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