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Head-on collision near SW 128th and Ambaum kills man Saturday morning

Head-on collision near SW 128th and Ambaum kills man Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on Saturday morning, March 25, a fatal accident occurred near SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW (map below). Police say that at around 9:15... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

[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:] Greetings Council, As I mentioned in the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Reception to meet new City Manager finalists will be April 7

SAVE THE DATE: Reception to meet new City Manager finalists will be April 7

The public is invited to attend a Community Reception to meet the finalists for the City of Burien City Manager position on Friday, April 7, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at City Hall Guests will be asked to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

COOKS NEEDED SeaTac Airport *union benefits* Who: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport What: HMSHost is now hiring COOKS for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport, including Anthony’s and Dungeness Bay. APPLY ONLINE: Anthony’s... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Highline High School Band Booster Clothing & More FunDrive will be Mar. 25

Highline High School Band Booster Clothing & More FunDrive will be Mar. 25

Help raise money for the Highline High School Band Booster Club by donating clothes, accessories, small household goods, shoes, textiles, appliances, books (please no furniture) to the Value Village parking... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to help Clean Up Burien this Saturday, March 18!

REMINDER: Volunteers are bing asked to show up and help ‘Clean Up Burien’ this Saturday, March 18, from 9 – 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city, and are asked to meet... [Read more]

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

Did you see that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday? Well, courtesy Elston Hill and Aaron Wells come these great photos documenting the setting of that foreign body, which hasn’t... [Read more]

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

Solutions to homelessness, NERA, & more on agenda for Monday council meeting

At the upcoming Burien City Council meeting – set for this coming Monday, March 20 – solutions to homelessness – including the potential of establishing a local Day Center – along with NERA, replacing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this Sunday, March 19: 1. Move-in ready, 2006 built, no bank, 4-bedroom waterfront home: Rare... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market will be May 5 & 6

The King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market will be held on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, located at 3501 NE 41st Street in Seattle. The weekend... [Read more]

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

Works of artist Robin Walker on display at Burien Community Center thru January

The Burien Community Center will be presenting the works of artist Robin Walker until the end of January 2017. Robin completed an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2010 and exhibits her work around... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be giving away two pairs of Seahawks tickets at its Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon. “Courtesy of the generosity of board member Mike Bulleri,... [Read more]

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

Burien woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Tukwila Thursday night

A Burien woman was killed after her truck was struck by a suspected drunk driver Thursday night on the West Valley Highway in Tukwila, police said. Tukwila deputies responded to an accident report near... [Read more]

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’ in South Park on Saturday, Dec. 10

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’ in South Park on Saturday, Dec. 10

Reconnect at ‘Art Under $100’, a community-based art experience at the Seattle Design Center to be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 2 – 8 p.m. Get ready for Art Under $100, a genuinely affordable... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their annual Arts... [Read more]

VIDEO: 90-year old woman’s purse snatched outside Normandy Park Market

VIDEO: 90-year old woman’s purse snatched outside Normandy Park Market

KING5 is reporting that a bold thief stole a 90-year old woman’s purse in broad daylight in the parking lot of the Normandy Park Market on Thursday, Nov. 17. The woman was loading her car after doing... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery closing Dec. 24; non-profit will transition to Mobile Gallery

Burien Arts Gallery closing Dec. 24; non-profit will transition to Mobile Gallery

The Board of Trustees of the Burien Arts Association announced this week that its fine arts gallery is transitioning from its current presence in Olde Burien to a new and exciting Mobile Gallery. Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 19

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 19

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get your holiday shopping done early! Looking for unique art, simple stocking... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dia de los Muertos returns to Burien Community Center

PHOTOS: Dia de los Muertos returns to Burien Community Center

This past Friday night (Oct. 28), the annual Dia De Los Muertos or “Day of the Dead” celebration was once again held at the Burien Community Center. This traditional event brings story-telling,... [Read more]

PHOTO GALLERY: Images from Sunday’s Brat Trot 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

PHOTO GALLERY: Images from Sunday’s Brat Trot 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

If you’ve seen our other post you already know that Burien’s annual 5k/1mi race to raise funds for the Highline Schools Foundation took place today. Photographer Michael Brunk was at the start... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]