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Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday (June 30) that three state highways in south King County are about to undergo “much-needed work to repair and preserve the roadways,”... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-town Readers! I’m so sorry... [Read more]

FOUND: A lost bird flew into a house on 8th Ave S. near S. 124th Monday

FOUND: A lost bird flew into a house on 8th Ave S. near S. 124th Monday

This lost Parakeet flew into a house Monday (June 29) on 8th Ave S. near S. 124th in Burien (click image to see larger version): The bird has a ring, and a blue/gray head. It did not have any identifying... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

FOUND: Possibly pregnant Cat found in Gregory Heights

FOUND: Possibly pregnant Cat found in Gregory Heights

This cat keeps coming around a house in Gregory Heights, near 11th Ave SW and SW 164th Street: “No collar and looks pregnant.” If you recognize this possibly prego feline, please contact... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help finding Indecent Exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help finding Indecent Exposure suspect

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for Indecent Exposure, and they’ve released a sketch of... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Thunderstorms rumbled through the South Puget Sound and Cascade foothills early... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sounds Transit is asking residents: “Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?” “Citizens from Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila connect to multiple destinations... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

MISSING: ‘Nahla’ the cat, last seen around SW 100th Street & 1st Ave South

‘Nahla’ the cat has been missing for over a week: “She usually will run about for 2-3 days periodically so I’ve become very worried about her being gone this long especially... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

PHOTOS: Two sunrises show off cloud formations in the skies above Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos, showing two different, recent sunrises taken from Burien, looking at the Olympics (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Both... [Read more]

UPDATE: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hopie’ the brown Border Collie/Kelpie has returned home safely! PREVIOUSLY: Lost Dog: Brown Border Collie/Kelpie ‘Hopie’ with white markings, last seen Sunday morning (June... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: SeaTac tries to re-brand Code Compliance; Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #8 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High School is seeking Homestay Families to support its international students for the 2015-16 school year. “International students are excited to experience family life in America,... [Read more]

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

The City of Burien wants to remind all that – as the 4th of July rapidly approaches – residents are asked to comply with Burien’s ban on fireworks within City limits. “Hot, dry temperatures... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

The 94th annual Independence Day Parade will march through Burien July 4!

This post was updated with a new map on June 29, 2015: Now in it’s 94th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest says ‘Heat Wave Triggers Blood Shortage’

Bloodworks Northwest says ‘Heat Wave Triggers Blood Shortage’

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors today after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave and reduced collections caused by summer vacations. “Even... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

On Thursday afternoon (June 25), under 80+ degree, sunny blue skies, the City of Burien – in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners – celebrated the groundbreaking... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

The Burien Foodshed Project – a conversation-in-progress about food and community – will be holding its next meeting on Monday, June 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Lakeview Room of the Burien Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says “Welcome to La Isla de Cuba! We have unique and flavorful blends of delicious Cuban cuisine!” Here’s what’s on their menu: BREAKFAST: Mojo... [Read more]

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 24, this beautiful Shepherd-Lab mix dog was found – scared, trying to get into homes in the Arbor Heights area: Not chipped. Taken to Emerald City Emergency... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County Yesler Building, Room 240 400 Yesler Way Seattle WA 98104 (206) 477-0633  TTY: 711 CITY OF SEATTLE DUWAMISH AREA ANNEXATION... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers still needed for Friday work party at Miller Creek

REMINDER: Volunteers still needed for Friday work party at Miller Creek

Volunteers are still needed to sign up to join neighbors to help improve Miller Creek this Friday, June 26, for the first of three summer work parties! “Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward, Elissa... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Courtesy Dina Hrisko comes these photos from last Sunday’s Discover Burien Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off (click images to see larger versions): People’s Choice Award –... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]