Animals Section

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

PHOTOS: Immature teenage hoodlums brawl in Burien

On Sunday morning (April 16), four immature bald eagles came to Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood to ride the wind. Soon…fights erupted. Elston Hill was there to take these amazing photos... [Read more]

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

By Jack Mayne A group fighting the noise of turbo-prop planes over west Burien told the Burien City Council Monday night that the city has won over the Federal Aviation Administration for now – but... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca Whales, who frolicked off Burien’s Three Tree Point for a while on Saturday, April 15. “They stayed around more than any I have seen in... [Read more]

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats is underway at Burien CARES

Burien C.A.R.E.S. is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay & Neuter Project to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats, beginning in April 2017. The service is available for both owned pet cats,... [Read more]

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: How are local salmon doing? ‘CSI: Highline’ is Thursday night

REMINDER: The Season Finale for CSI: Highline is Thursday night, April 6, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please join us to hear how our local salmon are doing in Miller and... [Read more]

LOST: Black & White Rat Terrier, last seen Friday near Seahurst Elementary

LOST: Black & White Rat Terrier, last seen Friday near Seahurst Elementary

‘Little Miss’ – a tiny black and white rat terrier – escaped from a yard near Seahurst Elementary on Friday, March 31: If you’ve seen her, please contact [email protected]  Read More →

Sponsored Post ‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

With many pet service providers available, it can be hard to know who to choose. With that in mind, we asked Brittany Shelton of Sit ’n Stay Pet Sitting what makes her service unique. “Well, I think... [Read more]

How healthy are salmon in our local creeks and watershed? Find out April 6

How healthy are salmon in our local creeks and watershed? Find out April 6

How healthy are the salmon in our local creeks and watershed? Come to the Burien Community Center from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 to hear findings from the Community Salmon Investigation (CSI)... [Read more]

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

A fundraiser for local animal charities called ‘Drag Air’ will land on Saturday April 8, at 9 p.m. at Black Zia Cantina (15212 6th Ave SW). This is a 21+ fundraiser that will benefit The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more great photos of the beauty of our region as seen from Burien: First, a storm hits ‘The Brothers’ peaks in the Olympic Mountains Saturday morning (click images... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great wildlife photos taken in Burien on Monday, March 20. Elston says: “Yesterday it was windy. When it is windy, the raptors arrive. Strangely, a bald eagle and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Mikey’ the Jack Russell Terrier has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: This adult male Jack Russell Terrier – “Mikey” – is missing, and was last seen near Evergreen High wearing... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

UPDATE: Sweet, older female dog has been reunited with Owner

UPDATE: Sweet, older female dog has been reunited with Owner

UPDATE: Thanks to a microchip and South Seattle Veterinary Clinic, Malia has found her owner! PREVIOUSLY: This sweet, older female dog was found about 9:30 a.m. on Sunday March 12, heading west on S. 124th... [Read more]

LETTER: Why is Burien using a convicted felon to do animal enforcement?

LETTER: Why is Burien using a convicted felon to do animal enforcement?

[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:] Letter to the Editor: Why is Burien using... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SPRING BREAK: What about the dog? Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting can help!

SPRING BREAK: What about the dog? Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting can help!

Highline Public Schools will be out for Spring break the week of April 3-7, 2017, and many families may be ready to escape for a little sun or even spring mountain adventures, but a break like that presents... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend! The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be all weekend. Do you want... [Read more]

FOUND: Male Chihuahua found on 7th Ave South

FOUND: Male Chihuahua found on 7th Ave South

FOUND: Recognize this dog? He’s a male Chihuahua, tan, 7lbs., and found on 7th Ave South. “I think I’ve seen him out wondering before near Cedarhurst Elementary school.  Walked around... [Read more]

UPDATE: Lost dog ‘Filipe’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Lost dog ‘Filipe’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Feb. 20, 2017: “Thank you so much for posting this! Because of this post, I just received a call and he has been found!” PREVIOUSLY: Have you seen ‘Filipe’? His last known... [Read more]

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be the weekend of Feb. 17-20, 2017. Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998... [Read more]

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up For Animals at the “Open Bite Night” fundraiser, benefiting Burien CARES on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m. It will be held at The Burien Elks Lodge, located at 14006... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Tuna’ the cat? He’s been missing since Jan. 11

LOST: Have you seen ‘Tuna’ the cat? He’s been missing since Jan. 11

Evan Bate tells us he lost his cat ‘Tuna’ last week – here are some pics: “Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.” If you’ve seen this feline, please call Evan at... [Read more]

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Super Pets deserve Super Care from Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting

You set resolutions for yourself but what New Year resolution do you have for your pet? A midday walk to break up their day? Weight loss? Training for better behavior, or maybe you got a puppy over the... [Read more]

FOUND: Female dog with white spots found near SW 164th & 12th SW

FOUND: Female dog with white spots found near SW 164th & 12th SW

This dog was found near the intersection of SW 164th Street and 12th Ave SW in Burien on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017: “This dog was shivery and looked lost and came right to me,” John Finn said. Not... [Read more]