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Highline High School’s Key Club Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High School’s Key Club Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High School’s Key Club will be holding a Multicultural Night on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5-7 p.m. in Highline High’s Cafeteria. This event is intended to showcase the diversity within... [Read more]

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht announced that a third suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal, tragic drive-by shooting that killed Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez on Sept. 19, and also... [Read more]

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Join the Burien Police Department for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Thursday morning, Sept. 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Starbucks located near the Burien Plaza at 116 SW 148th Street. “Here’s... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP; here’s how YOU can help

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP; here’s how YOU can help

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) met on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at the Burien Community Center to discuss the city’s Petition for Review of FAA’s categorical exclusion on the 250 degree heading,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Government Affairs Reception this Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. The Chamber has invited... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 will be holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 11:00 PM at The Cove in Normandy Park. Cost is $40.00 per person. Organizers say: “It... [Read more]

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

At Monday night’s Study Session (Sept. 24, 2018), the Burien City Council will hear presentations on the recent drive-by shooting homicide investigation from Police Chief Boe, as well as about Economic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

Burien helps Puget Sound during worldwide cleanup at Seahurst Beach

Burien helps Puget Sound during worldwide cleanup at Seahurst Beach

Friends and neighbors of Seahurst Park helped turn the tide on trash with a cleanup event on Sept. 15, so that 178 pounds would not enter Puget Sound. The City of Burien sponsors the Environmental Science... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Worth the drive – 3 Wishes Seattle Naot Trunk Show will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Worth the drive – 3 Wishes Seattle Naot Trunk Show will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Long a popular tradition at 3 Wishes Burien, the Dansko and Naot Trunk Show is still alive and well, now at 3 Wishes Seattle in the Phinneywood Neighborhood. Taking place on Saturday, Sept. 29 from Noon... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

[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:] To the young boy I saw trying to catch... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

The parking lot next to Burien’s One Source Chiropractic was packed with friends, family and community members Thursday night (Sept. 20), all together to grieve the senseless killing of Gabriela... [Read more]

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

The community is invited to join a BBQ Open House Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the new Mary’s Place Family Center, located at 12845 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien (map below). Food... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Immaculate Burien, Modern Seattle, New Burien, West Seattle, New SeaTac, New Tukwila

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Immaculate Burien, Modern Seattle, New Burien, West Seattle, New SeaTac, New Tukwila

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House looks and feels like new construction, but without the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Love one another’

LETTER: ‘Love one another’

[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, As The B-Town Blog is a voice... [Read more]

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Local resident Riess Magee is working on an Eagle Scout Project at Chelsea Park, installing steps on an eroded trail from the playground down to the soccer field below. Riess is from Troop #392 of Normandy... [Read more]

City Council told crime down slightly – but that was before a tragic shooting death

City Council told crime down slightly – but that was before a tragic shooting death

By Jack Mayne In a long and routine meeting Monday night (Sept. 17), the Burien City Council delved into many intricate changes in internal policy, and also heard that crime was a little bit down and Major... [Read more]

UPDATE: City of Burien shares update on Power outage on 1st Ave South

UPDATE: City of Burien shares update on Power outage on 1st Ave South

A power outage on 1st Ave South is still affecting several businesses and intersections, and the City of Burien shared this update: Currently, the city has a generator powering the traffic signal at SW... [Read more]

UPDATE: Two teen gang members arrested in connection with tragic shooting

UPDATE: Two teen gang members arrested in connection with tragic shooting

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that two suspects – both teenage gang members – have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that tragically took the life of... [Read more]

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Chase Bret the Brat on Sunday, Sept. 30 through the streets of Burien with a fast, fun and frivolous 5K run to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian Fest, the best street... [Read more]

Power outage caused by digging knocks out electricity in Burien

Power outage caused by digging knocks out electricity in Burien

A power outage caused by digging knocked out power to nearly 130 customers in Burien Thursday morning, Sept. 20. The outage in around 1st Ave South, and appears to start at SW 152nd Street on the south... [Read more]

Large fight injures police officer in Burien Tuesday night

Large fight injures police officer in Burien Tuesday night

A large fight – where seven or so subjects jumped a person and knocked them unconscious – also injured a police officer in Burien Tuesday night, Sept. 18. The fight broke out near SW 124th Street and... [Read more]