Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Mary’s Place buys former Lakeside Milam property

B-TOWN BIZ: Mary’s Place buys former Lakeside Milam property

Local non-profit Mary’s Place has purchased the former Lakeside Milam property located at 12845 Ambaum Blvd. SW for $5 million, according to King County property records. Mary’s Place will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Des Moines, West Seattle, Regal Heights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Des Moines, West Seattle, Regal Heights

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding several Open Houses this weekend! The first is a move-in ready, one-level Burien home featuring a partial view... [Read more]

Road rage believed to be cause of drive-by shooting in Tukwila Thursday

Road rage believed to be cause of drive-by shooting in Tukwila Thursday

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: Tukwila Police are reporting that a drive-by shooting on I-405 – just south of I-5 in Tukwila – injured a victim in the arm and blocked two lanes of the freeway... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Jemil’s Big Easy Food Truck bringing Nola style to Top Hat this Sat., May 26

Jemil’s Big Easy Food Truck bringing Nola style to Top Hat this Sat., May 26

One day only – this Saturday, May 26 from Noon – 5 p.m. – Chef Jemil is cooking up all the faves in ‘Jemil’s Big Easy’ Food Truck, which will be parked at 160 S. 108th Street... [Read more]

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be Saturday, June 30

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be Saturday, June 30

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 10 a.m. – Noon at Moshier Community Art Center. SUMMER IS HERE… LET’S GET OUT & PLAY! Event... [Read more]

Memorial Day Plant Sale will be at Soos Creek Botanical Gardens May 25-28

Memorial Day Plant Sale will be at Soos Creek Botanical Gardens May 25-28

There will be four BIG Days – from Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28 – to select from this year’s plants at the Memorial Day Plant Sale at Soos Creek Botanical Garden & Heritage Center in... [Read more]

Jessica Sullivan selected to be Captain for Burien Police Department

Jessica Sullivan selected to be Captain for Burien Police Department

Jessica Sullivan has been selected to be the Burien Police Department’s next Captain, the city announced on Wednesday, May 23. Her first day will be June 16, 2018. Sullivan has 19 years of experience... [Read more]

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch our sneak peek video tour of Burien’s new PCC Community Market

VIDEO: Watch our sneak peek video tour of Burien’s new PCC Community Market

On Tuesday, May 22, we were lucky enough to be invited to a special media sneak preview of the brand new PCC Community Market located at the Five Corners Shopping Center at 15840 1st Ave South, in the spot... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt is TONIGHT – Wednesday, May 23 – from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. FREE Scavenger-hunt style race for runners and walkers... [Read more]

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth’s Art featured in Olde Burien storefront

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth’s Art featured in Olde Burien storefront

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth (pictured above) has his artwork on display in Olde Burien at the storefront located at 826 SW 152nd Street, in the space most recently occupied by the Burien Arts Gallery. Gevin... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome new Agent Katherine Lisecki to Berkshire Hathaway

Please welcome new Agent Katherine Lisecki to Berkshire Hathaway

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest would like to welcome new Agent Katherine Lisecki to their team: Originally from Denver, Colorado, Katherine’s love for the mountains and... [Read more]

Burien Council endorses Metro changes to Ambaum Blvd. for RapidRide H Line

Burien Council endorses Metro changes to Ambaum Blvd. for RapidRide H Line

By Jack Mayne After a long discussion and the third Burien City Council presentation by Metro Transit on proposed changes to permit the start of RapidRide H Line ended Monday (May 21), when the Council... [Read more]

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

A ‘Meet and Greet’ for the public to meet Highline High School’s new Co-Principals is set for Tuesday, June 5, for 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Clint Sallee and Tremain Holloway will... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

[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:] Sunday afternoon, my 10-month old puppy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Center Tool Rentals asks: ‘Have you mowed yet?’

Advertiser Center Tool Rentals asks: ‘Have you mowed yet?’

“Have you mowed your lawn yet?” asks Doug Stevens, proprietor of Advertiser Center Tool Rentals. Spring is two months along now. Mowing knee-high grass with your standard mower may not be... [Read more]

Learn about Tenants Rights at free workshop in Spanish Sat. at Burien Library

Learn about Tenants Rights at free workshop in Spanish Sat. at Burien Library

Know your rights as a tenant! Do you have questions about your deposit? Negligence of repairs to your depa? Discrimination or harassment by the manager? Eviction threat? Come to the Burien Library, where... [Read more]

Burien home part of illegal pot growing operation busted by Feds in raid

Burien home part of illegal pot growing operation busted by Feds in raid

Last week, investigators executed search warrants at 17 different Puget Sound area locations – including a home in Burien – and a commercial property in New Jersey, in connection with an internationally... [Read more]

Burien Pride expands with Friday Night Bingo on Friday, June 1

Burien Pride expands with Friday Night Bingo on Friday, June 1

The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente, will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission... [Read more]

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

By Payton Dineen Highline Bears Broadcaster The 2018 Highline Bears season is nearly underway – first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, June 1 – which also means a summer full of fun events and giveaways... [Read more]

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta created a small controversy when he wrote a letter to the King County Superior Court judge presently considering an appeal of... [Read more]

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

The new Highline High School (HHS) will reopen in the fall of 2021 with its grand main entrance reconstructed using the original brick and terra cotta, Highline Public Schools announced Monday, May 21.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that they awarded nearly $200,000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools this year. “A critical goal of the foundation... [Read more]

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