REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: 4th of July Parade starts at 3pm Saturday, follows new route (w/map)

REMINDER: Burien’s 94th annual 4th of July Parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, and will follow a new route this year! This event is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County,... [Read more]

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

4th of July weekend is full of hustle and bustle, but maybe you’d just like a walk in the park? Ahh, shady trails, quiet conversation and a babbling brook sound pretty nice after the “rockets’ red... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

John Knox Community Preschool is looking to hire a Leader Teacher and Teacher Assistants: To apply, email marla@jkpcusa.org with the subject line “Lead Teacher Fall 2015.” John Knox Community... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Another amazingly beautiful sunset from Burien Thursday night

PHOTOS: Another amazingly beautiful sunset from Burien Thursday night

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us more great photos, showing Thursday night’s (July 2) amazingly beautiful sunset, taken from Burien. “Our sunsets are outrageous,” Elston said. “Recently... [Read more]

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents that used fireworks can leave behind a great deal of debris. “If you blow it up, clean it up,” Duffy said. Proper cleanup of firework debris can... [Read more]

Are you signed up to vote? Voter registration deadline is this Monday

Are you signed up to vote? Voter registration deadline is this Monday

Hello voters and neighbors – primary Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 4. That’s important. But here’s a thought: have you moved recently? Had a name change? Are you sure you are... [Read more]

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

Another bike was stolen this week – this time from in front of the Burien Safeway: It’s a “Motobecane Mirage,” which says 61 cm on the stem. It is a new, custom bike, shiny green... [Read more]

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Even this dog seemed to know that this giant check was some kind of “treat” for the new Burien Dog Park. Late Tuesday afternoon (June 30), Burien Parks hosted a reception at the Community... [Read more]

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The July B-Town Beat is set for this Thursday night, July 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. This month the theme will be “Craft Madness!” “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every... [Read more]

STOLEN: Bike stolen in downtown Burien

STOLEN: Bike stolen in downtown Burien

A bike – that was locked up – was stolen on Saturday (June 27) from in front of A Place for Pets and the Australian Pie Company, in the 400 block of SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. “I discovered... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Watch Grateful Dead concert, 4th of July Parade at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop wants our Readers to know that they’ll be holding two special events related to the 4th of July this weekend: Friday, July 3: Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’... [Read more]

Shooting at Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday sends victim to hospital

Shooting at Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday sends victim to hospital

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: A man was shot in the abdomen in the parking lot of the Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday afternoon, sending him to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening... [Read more]

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman John White, who first got attention for his disdain of the city’s parking regulations by writing a Letter to the Editor to the blog (read it here), has created a video explaining his... [Read more]

No, B&E Meats doesn’t have a drive-through; SUV crashes into front of shop

No, B&E Meats doesn’t have a drive-through; SUV crashes into front of shop

On Tuesday (June 30) around 1:45/2 p.m., a green SUV accidentally crashed into the front of B&E Meats, located at 15003 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien. No injuries were reported, but the store suffered some... [Read more]

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday (June 30) that three state highways in south King County are about to undergo “much-needed work to repair and preserve the roadways,”... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-town Readers! I’m so sorry... [Read more]

UPDATE: The lost Parakeet has been moved to A Place for Pets

UPDATE: The lost Parakeet has been moved to A Place for Pets

This post was updated with a correction and photo on June 30, 2015: The lost Parakeet that flew into a house Monday (June 29) on 8th Ave S. near S. 124th in Burien has been taken to A Place for Pets (click... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

FOUND: Possibly pregnant Cat found in Gregory Heights

FOUND: Possibly pregnant Cat found in Gregory Heights

This cat keeps coming around a house in Gregory Heights, near 11th Ave SW and SW 164th Street: “No collar and looks pregnant.” If you recognize this possibly prego feline, please contact... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help finding Indecent Exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help finding Indecent Exposure suspect

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for Indecent Exposure, and they’ve released a sketch of... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Thunderstorms rumbled through the South Puget Sound and Cascade foothills early... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sounds Transit is asking residents: “Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?” “Citizens from Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila connect to multiple destinations... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

‘Nahla’ the cat has been missing for over a week: “She usually will run about for 2-3 days periodically so I’ve become very worried about her being gone this long especially... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos, showing two different, recent sunrises taken from Burien, looking at the Olympics (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Both... [Read more]

UPDATE: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hopie’ the brown Border Collie/Kelpie has returned home safely! PREVIOUSLY: Lost Dog: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ with white markings, last seen Sunday morning (June... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #8 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

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