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Burien’s St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church welcomes Neighborhood House

Burien’s St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church welcomes Neighborhood House

Burien’s St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church will be partnering up with Neighborhood House to provide health, education and self-sufficiency through culturally and linguistically relevant services. Since... [Read more]

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: The 14/48 Projects will be presenting ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike – at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 29! This play will be performed... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #3 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #3 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. We will be posting additional responses... [Read more]

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

Burien Arts will be presenting ‘Richard II’ as part of its 2017 Shakespeare in the Park series on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park. The outdoor performance will run from... [Read more]

LETTER: Gary Wood is running for Burien City Council, Position #1

LETTER: Gary Wood is running for Burien City Council, Position #1

[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. During this election year, we are allowing... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. Over the next several days we’ll... [Read more]

LETTER: Blog’s ‘Policy of ‘No Comments’ allowed from public is dead wrong…’

LETTER: Blog’s ‘Policy of ‘No Comments’ allowed from public is dead wrong…’

[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:] The B-Town Blog policy of “No Comments”... [Read more]

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Photo by Lauren Max. Brad Wilke will lead an interactive digital workshop on marketing, audience engagement, and personal branding to help filmmakers at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday,... [Read more]

LETTER: Martin Culbert is running for Burien City Council, Position #7

LETTER: Martin Culbert is running for Burien City Council, Position #7

[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. During this election year, we are allowing... [Read more]

Not enough valid signatures may doom ‘Sanctuary City’ repeal petition

Not enough valid signatures may doom ‘Sanctuary City’ repeal petition

On Friday (July 14), King County Elections determined that the Petition to Repeal Burien’s Ordinance No. 651 contained an insufficient number of signatures to move forward – so far. All 4,181... [Read more]

Public forum for Tommy Le, high schooler killed by police, will be Wed., July 19

Public forum for Tommy Le, high schooler killed by police, will be Wed., July 19

A public forum for Tommy Le, a South Seattle high schooler who was recently shot and killed by police in Burien, will be held on Wednesday, July 19. Tommy, a 20-year-old high school senior, was shot and... [Read more]

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

The City of Burien on Friday (July 14) announced that it’s holding a #BurienSummer Photo Contest, with a deadline to enter of Sept. 4, 2017: Enter the #BurienSummer Photo Contest! What are the... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School names Pless, Alfonso to head coaching positions

Kennedy Catholic High School names Pless, Alfonso to head coaching positions

In preparation for the beginning of the 2017 fall sports season, Kennedy Catholic High School this week announced the hiring of two new head coaches to help lead Lancer Athletics: Mary Margaret Pless... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Gregory Heights, West Seattle & Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Gregory Heights, West Seattle & Normandy Park

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, including Friday, July 14, Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16: This week’s... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

A few years back, about the time I retired from teaching journalism, I became comfortable with a question my former newspaper colleagues would frequently ask, often from behind a sneer: Are you still... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Fire Department’s annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be Sat., Sept. 9

SAVE THE DATE: Fire Department’s annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be Sat., Sept. 9

Come join your Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department for ‘Kids’ Day’ – its annual FREE day of fun at the local fire station in Burien on Saturday Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn... [Read more]

New City Manager, sanctuary petition & more at Monday’s City Council meeting

New City Manager, sanctuary petition & more at Monday’s City Council meeting

The Burien City Council will hold its next regular meeting this coming Monday night, July 17, starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. This meeting will likely mark the first public appearance of new City Manager... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Wednesday, July 12, a mock fuselage was placed on the north end of the runway at Sea-Tac Airport as part of an emergency exercise. The fuselage was part of a Boeing... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Donors needed for Blood Drive at City Hall today – Thursday, July 13

Our community blood supply has taken a big hit over the Independence Day holiday, with donors taking vacation time and/or being out of their regular routines. Our overall Inventory is now 524 units below... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black male dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: This Black male dog – which was lost in the downtown Burien area – has been FOUND! He is a Black dog with a white stripe down the front of his chest. He’s a young puppy and is microchipped. His... [Read more]

City of Burien receives petition seeking repeal of ‘Sanctuary City’ ordinance #651

City of Burien receives petition seeking repeal of ‘Sanctuary City’ ordinance #651

On Friday, July 7, 2017, the City of Burien received an initiative petition asking to place on a ballot the repeal of Burien Ordinance No. 651. The “immigration status ordinance” directs Burien City... [Read more]

Free July 22 Workshop for Marine Shoreline and Bluff Property Owners 

Free July 22 Workshop for Marine Shoreline and Bluff Property Owners 

The King Conservation District will host a free workshop for owners of marine shoreline and marine bluff properties on Saturday, July 22, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Discovery Park Visitor Center. The... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest urgently needs Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors after the community supply for Type O blood — the most common blood type among people in the Northwest — plunged by 37% since the beginning... [Read more]

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block party is set for all day this Saturday, July 15! The street will be closed from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. – come down to SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. SW and... [Read more]