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Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton will be holding a series of Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations on Wednesdays – June 7 and June 14, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – and all... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be held on Saturday, June 3

Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be held on Saturday, June 3

It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! The Streets of Garage Sales is a beloved annual event that takes place... [Read more]

We finally found out who Burien’s ‘Peter Western Bridge’ was named after…

We finally found out who Burien’s ‘Peter Western Bridge’ was named after…

After we posted numerous stories about the closing and demolition of Burien’s Peter Western Bridge, we received a few inquiries asking things like “who the heck was Peter Western?” –... [Read more]

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages event will run... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Highline Premier FC introduces $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26

Advertiser Highline Premier FC Soccer Club is introducing $5 Fridays, starting this Friday, May 26: HPFC is pleased to present the first of several Open Field nights throughout the summer! WHEN: Friday... [Read more]

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 in Burien will begin Sunday, June 4

DRIVERS BEWARE: Repaving of SR 509 in Burien will begin Sunday, June 4

The pavement on northbound SR 509 in Burien is cracked and in need of repair. Contractor crews will grind the top layer and repave the road with asphalt. Construction season is in full swing – including... [Read more]

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Two students were found to be in possession of a fake weapon and other contraband at Highline High School on Wednesday, May 24, according to Principal Vicki Fisher. Initial reports of a student with a... [Read more]

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and former Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be this Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: The importance of discussing your Estate Plan

DAL Law Firm: The importance of discussing your Estate Plan

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik For many clients, they have a difficult time discussing their estate plan with their loved ones. But it is very important that your loved ones are aware... [Read more]

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Take an evening stroll on Friday, June 2 on SW 152nd Street between 4th to 10th Ave SW in downtown Burien to enjoy the next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk. Numerous stores and restaurants will... [Read more]

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

If you saw a large group of people walking through Burien on Tuesday morning (May 23), you most likely witnessed about 50 (or so) ‘Seattle Striders’ doing the first of three 10-Mile Walks. Our... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Anthony Spain – Music Director of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) since 1987 – recently won the American Prize in Orchestral Programming Maestro Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in the Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

Burien Personal Injury Attorney: Key things to know about Distracted Driving Law

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new, tougher statewide distracted driving law. The law was supposed to go into effect in 2019, but Governor... [Read more]

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Burien’s newest Pop-Up Art Gallery show will feature Pop-Artist Denny Driver on Friday, June 2 on the 3rd floor of Burien City Hall. Meet the artist from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All art is for sale and... [Read more]

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness – aka “Housing Instability” – is on the agenda for Monday night’s Study Session of the Burien City Council, which gets underway at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Meredith Hailey (pictured, left), a real estate broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest (a BTB Advertiser), paints doors and tiny homes on rocks, then leaves them around Burien. She is one... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE May 20, 2017: Phenomenal news – ‘Hunter,’ the male Airedale Terrier who went missing on Thursday night, has been FOUND! “A good Samaritan that read about him on The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

By Jack Mayne As of Friday’s filing deadline, 17 people are looking to become or remain members of the Burien City Council, but current councilmember Lauren Berkowitz will not be one of them. The other... [Read more]