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Port of Seattle opposes Trump travel ban in U.S. Supreme Court filing

Port of Seattle opposes Trump travel ban in U.S. Supreme Court filing

The Port of Seattle on Wednesday (Sept. 20) filed a “friend of the court” brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to agree with lower courts that have blocked enforcement of President Donald J. Trump’s... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will be Wed., Sept. 27 in Des Moines

Next Highline Forum will be Wed., Sept. 27 in Des Moines

The next Highline Forum is on September 27, a Wednesday, from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. The City of Des Moines will host the Forum at the Beach Park Dining Hall (22030 Cliff Ave. S. – Building B). At the Highline... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest Burien woman in connection with fatal W. Seattle shooting

Seattle Police arrest Burien woman in connection with fatal W. Seattle shooting

Seattle Police Detectives arrested a 21-year-old female Wednesday morning (Sept. 20) in Burien, wanted in connection for the fatal shooting of a man in West Seattle Tuesday night. After being interviewed... [Read more]

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Photo courtesy Aaron Wells Photography Burien Police responded to a reported domestic assault involving a firearm at the View Ridge apartments in the 100 block of SW 155th Street of Burin shortly after... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest NW amused, educated hundreds on Saturday

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest NW amused, educated hundreds on Saturday

The 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest – a free event held last Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Normandy Park Towne Center – scared hundreds of people with fun, costumes, music and emergency preparedness. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 3 Wishes holding Naot & Dansko Trunk Show on Saturday, Sept. 30

3 Wishes holding Naot & Dansko Trunk Show on Saturday, Sept. 30

Advertiser 3 Wishes will be holding a Naot & Dansko Trunk Show on Saturday, Sept. 30: 3 Wishes shoes, clothing, accessories a Trunk Show Naot & Dansko September 30th Saturday 12:00 – 4:00... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

Photos courtesy Peggy Meyer On Saturday, Sept. 18,, the ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser walk raised over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House. “Hospitality House is so grateful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: “Wines of France” Thursday, September 21: 5 – 7 p.m. A.O.C. Alsace Cremant Brut Rose 100% Pinot Noir This brilliant pink salmon color sparkling rose... [Read more]

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council rejected on a tie 3–3 tie vote a proposal by Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz to require landlords to not consider whether a prospective resident gets public grant... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

The Highline High School Band will be holding a Fundraiser at the Burien Value Village on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1-3 p.m. Any items dropped off during that time frame will be counted toward the Highline... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is this coming Saturday, Sept. 23, so be sure to cast your vote now for the BEST Food & Drink here: www.b-townsbest.com One... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the candidates who have confirmed their attendance for their bi-annual Candidates Night on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Candidates Night will be... [Read more]

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: The manager of a McDonalds located in Des Moines at 22644 Pacific Highway South ended up stabbing a suspect from a group of five who had beaten and threatened him... [Read more]

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

[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: “Why I do not Support ‘Safe”... [Read more]

Weekend rain damages eight rooms at Highline High School

Weekend rain damages eight rooms at Highline High School

After the relatively light rainfall over this last weekend, Highline High School experienced water damage to eight rooms, due to a broken drain and leaky roof, the school announced Monday, Sept. 18. Six... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of ‘Eleven Paths,’ a new film set in South King County that will premiere at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

See the progress on the new Highline Public Schools – come to a meeting to ask the architects your questions and learn how you can help name the new schools. Find out more information about: Who will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

¡Adelante! Para Los Niños’ Annual Fundraising Dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in SeaTac. Join Para Los Niños to show solidarity with immigrant children and... [Read more]

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Another opportunity to meet and speak with some of the candidates running for Burien City Council will be TONIGHT – Thursday, Sept. 14 – on the sidewalk near the Farmers Market from 5-6 p.m. These... [Read more]

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

If you heard and/or saw the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter over parts of Burien on Wednesday, Sept. 13, police tell us it’s because they had a call of a dispute between... [Read more]