WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a talk and book signing with Blair Stocker on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street. Blair will also present some fabulous treasures... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is next Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is next Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held next Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10 p.m. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited... [Read more]

LETTER: A letter from the Highline Public Schools Board of Directors

LETTER: A letter from the Highline Public Schools Board of Directors

[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. Also please note that this Letter was written... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Investment Services – located at 655 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. As we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a platform to share their... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual “Boo in Burien” is coming to downtown TOMORROW – Saturday, Oct. 25 – from Noon to 5 p.m., with lots of FREE candy for the kids, as well as the exciting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Sunday’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

This Sunday’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Oct. 26 – is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It’s got hardwood... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

With two of its largest public fundraisers recently completed – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – the Highline Schools Foundation is now making plans to distribute the funds the organization... [Read more]

Bittner Flute awarded to 8th Grader at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School

Bittner Flute awarded to 8th Grader at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School

The 2014 Bittner Flute has been awarded to Kaya Fernandes, an 8th grader at Sylvester Middle School. She is the daughter of Ms. Jamie Fernandes of Burien. The Bittner Flute award recognizes exceptional... [Read more]

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands on sale to raise funds for local charities

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands on sale to raise funds for local charities

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands are on sale, as a fundraiser for local charities. “Your 24-inch wreath is freshly made: hand-crafted with mixed evergreens of western cedar, blue-berried... [Read more]

Grace Church seminar on surviving holidays after death of loved one is Nov. 9

Grace Church seminar on surviving holidays after death of loved one is Nov. 9

Dreading the holidays because of the death of a loved one? Burien’s Grace Church will host a one-time seminar on “Surviving the Holidays” on Nov. 9 from 2 – 4 p.m. at 10323 –... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Administrators and Board have overlooked realistic and achievable fixes’

LETTER: ‘Administrators and Board have overlooked realistic and achievable fixes’

[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:] Much of what’s been contended in the bond... [Read more]

Two adults shot in Burien Thursday morning; police looking for suspect

Two adults shot in Burien Thursday morning; police looking for suspect

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man and woman were shot at an apartment in the 1200 blk of SW 124th Street (near Ambaum Blvd. SW) in Burien around 4:45 a.m. Thursday morning... [Read more]

No action taken by council on proposed doubling of Burien’s B&O tax

No action taken by council on proposed doubling of Burien’s B&O tax

by Jack Mayne A proposal by City Manager Kamuron Gurol to increase the city’s Business and Occupation tax on larger businesses and ending it for small businesses was debated at Monday night’s Burien... [Read more]

Downtown shooting prompts Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub to change its format

Downtown shooting prompts Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub to change its format

The Burien Police Department announced on its Facebook page on Wednesday (Oct. 22) that, due to last Sunday morning’s shooting on SW 152nd Street near Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub (we were first... [Read more]

REMINDER: See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with NW Symphony Orchestra Saturday

REMINDER: See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with NW Symphony Orchestra Saturday

REMINDER: The Northwest Symphony Orchestra first concert in its 2014-2015 season – a multimedia extravaganza called “The Planets” – will be this Saturday night, Oct. 25 at Burien’s... [Read more]

Vote LOCAL in KING5’s ‘Best of Western Washington,’ which ends this Friday

Vote LOCAL in KING5’s ‘Best of Western Washington,’ which ends this Friday

KING5’s annual ‘Best of Western Washington‘ contest ends this Friday, Oct. 24, so now would be a good time to cast your votes to help some of our local businesses! Several area businesses... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Rodney Sherwood, with... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Rebuttal to Highline School District Board President’s letter’

LETTER: ‘Rebuttal to Highline School District Board President’s letter’

[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:] REBUTTAL TO THE HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

Burien resident Chris Rimple shot a time-lapse video on Tuesday, Oct. 21, showing a storm system moving through the region. “Here’s a time lapse of yesterday’s storm, from 9:30 a.m. to sunset,”... [Read more]

Highline to host Career Fair for 650+ High School Students Thursday, Oct. 23

Highline to host Career Fair for 650+ High School Students Thursday, Oct. 23

Highline Public Schools is partnering with the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation to present the Highline High School Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 7:30 – 10 a.m. More than 45 employers and... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School will be holding a ‘Trick or Treat’ event for the community from 3 – 4 p.m. on Halloween – Friday, Oct. 31. This is a free, open and safe environment for all,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

[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:] Dear Editor, So, about that Highline High School... [Read more]

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

Legislation linking an important segment of the ‘Lake to Sound Trail’ that will connect the cities of Burien, Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines received unanimous approval by the Metropolitan... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Kalvin Zane Rutagengwa is a self-taught painter and sculptor who discovered his artistic talent as a 6-year-old boy in Rwanda. Tamara Stephas is a landscape painter and sculptor whose work is deeply... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Travelle Family Dentistry & Orthodontics of Burien holding Candy Buy Back Nov. 1

Travelle Family Dentistry & Orthodontics of Burien holding Candy Buy Back Nov. 1

Join Travelle Family Dentistry and Orthodontics of Burien for their First Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back on Saturday, Nov. 1. It’ll take place from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Travelle Family Dentistry,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Young Coyote spotted in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning

This young coyote was spotted and photographed by two residents – BTB Reader Kathleen Hardee and Publisher Scott Schaefer – in Gregory Heights Tuesday morning, Oct. 21 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): As... [Read more]

Soundside Alliance Outlook Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 5

Soundside Alliance Outlook Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 5

The Soundside Alliance – a consortium of cities which includes Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila – will be holding an ‘Outlook Breakfast’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from... [Read more]

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