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Smoke visible in Burien from large apartment fire in SeaTac Friday afternoon

Smoke visible in Burien from large apartment fire in SeaTac Friday afternoon

If you’re wondering what the large plumes of smoke to the east of Burien are, it’s from a 3-alarm fire at the Carriage House Apartment complex at 3602 S. 180th Street in SeaTac Friday afternoon,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

Photos courtesy City of Burien The City of Burien held a rededication ceremony for the recently-rebuilt ‘Downtown Burien’ Arch in the 100 block of SW 152nd Street on Friday morning, Sept.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

Advertiser TL SEA Diving says: “Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!” Leaves may be falling, and temps going down, but the fun of diving can continue all year long! That... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

[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:] I Support Safe Injection Sites –... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend (Sept. 15-18), with left lane closures in both directions: Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

As our nation’s summer winds down, it leaves behind at least two dominant impressions: High Water and Low Smoke. We certainly got our share of the latter in the Pacific Northwest, and there’s always... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Today... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

[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 Council Members, Your inaction on... [Read more]

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Here’s what’s on the agenda for the next Burien City Council meeting – set for this coming Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.: An executive session is scheduled for 6 p.m., to hold Human Services... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in SeaTac & Mod Georgetown 2-BD

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in SeaTac & Mod Georgetown 2-BD

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding Open Houses this weekend: The first home – open on Saturday – is a great 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

On Wednesday, Sept. 13 Highline Bears Manager Josh Evans (pictured above) signed a new contract through the 2018 summer season. Evans will be the Bears first two-year Manager the team has had since its... [Read more]

REMINDER: Rededication of Burien’s Downtown Arch will be Fri. at 10:30 a.m.

REMINDER: Rededication of Burien’s Downtown Arch will be Fri. at 10:30 a.m.

The rededication ceremony of Burien’s Downtown Arch will begin at 10:30 a.m. this Friday, Sept. 15 at SW 152nd and 2nd Ave SW in Downtown Burien. Burien’s Mayor Lucy Krakowiak will be making brief... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election – please save these dates!: 1. Tuesday, Sept. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum... [Read more]

Sponsored Post OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

Open House this Sunday Sept. 17: Magnificent “lookout” at Three Tree Point offers an incomparable lifestyle! If you’ve been searching for a beachy retreat that’s both luxurious and comfortable,... [Read more]

King County Judge orders sanctuary repeal measure off Burien’s Nov. ballot

King County Judge orders sanctuary repeal measure off Burien’s Nov. ballot

By Jack Mayne The move to repeal the Burien sanctuary ordinance was halted on Thursday (Sept. 14) because it “exceeds the scope of the initiative authority granted to the people of the City of Burien”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South End Coalition Breakfast will be Wednesday, Aug. 16 at El Dorado West

South End Coalition Breakfast will be Wednesday, Aug. 16 at El Dorado West

From Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community: Please join us for the South End Coalition Breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 8:15 a.m. at El Dorado West in Burien. Free for 1st time visitors; otherwise,... [Read more]

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Around 75 students, parents, and community supporters gathered in the Highline High School cafeteria Thursday night, Aug. 10, to brainstorm on plans for a positive... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sneak Peek of new Westview Estates Homes will be Tuesday, Aug. 15

Sneak Peek of new Westview Estates Homes will be Tuesday, Aug. 15

From Advertiser Stuart Steadman: A ribbon cutting ceremony and sneak peek preview will take place at the brand new Westview Estates development on Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 184 181st... [Read more]

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

From our friends at local non-profit Navos: School is just around the corner, and local children need your help! You can help to ensure every child has what they need to succeed in school. Navos provides... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

Our daughter checked out the two audio books we took with us on our annual visit to a family reunion in Montana a few days ago. As I write this, we’re in St. Regis, Mont., one day out on our way back.... [Read more]

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park in Normandy Park this Sunday, Aug. 13, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. “We’ll play under the gazebo in Normandy Parks’ Marvista Park — so... [Read more]

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things flying saucers... [Read more]