Animals Section

MISSING: Black male cat ‘Pepe,’ last seen in Gregory Heights Wednesday night

MISSING: Black male cat ‘Pepe,’ last seen in Gregory Heights Wednesday night

This male Black Cat cat named ‘Pepe’ went missing Wednesday night May 20: He was last seen close to home near 21st Ave SW and SW 160th Place in Gregory Heights. Pepe is a male Black Cat with... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Gril Scout Troop #44039 with Ray Helms. Girl Scout Troop #44039 – a Brownie troop with girls ages 7-9 – elected to donate $200 from their cookie sales proceeds to the Burien CARES animal shelter. “We... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Today I went a little bit out of my comfort zone, traveling to Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living, located at 2805 S. 125th Street. Getting... [Read more]

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

Cassandra Wold’s cat ‘Snots’ went missing from S. 120th Street on Thursday, April 23: Offering a $100 reward. Please call 206-669-7880 if seen or found.  Read More →

COLUMN: Seeing Downtown Burien through different eyes

COLUMN: Seeing Downtown Burien through different eyes

by Marlaina Lieberg On March 16, 2015, I began to see downtown Burien through very different eyes. That is the day my new Guide Dogs for the Blind guide, Nisha, arrived. Typically, the blind handler goes... [Read more]

UPDATE: Black American pit bull reunited with Owner thanks to the blog

UPDATE: Black American pit bull reunited with Owner thanks to the blog

UPDATE FRIDAY APRIL 3, 2015: ‘Blue’ was reunited with his owner Friday morning, April 3. “The Owner found him via The B-Town Blog. Thank you for posting so quickly and helping Blue find... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Larry’ the Bulldog is missing

MISSING: ‘Larry’ the Bulldog is missing

LOST DOG-LARRY **REWARD $** PLEASE CALL IF YOU HAVE SEEN HIM OR KNOW ABOUT WHERE HE IS. **206 790 1960*** 206-941-7012 HE IS A BELOVED FAMILY PET WHO WE MISS VERY MUCH. WENT MISSING ON Thursday at 6:15 p.m. off... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was edited and updated on April 14, 2015. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern BABY CHICKS ARE IN!! Scott already knows this but I just... [Read more]

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

A large, black-and-white cat named ‘Mittens’ is missing from near 30th and Standring in Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood: ‘Mittens’ is a long-haired, mostly black cat with... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline meeting is TONIGHT

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline meeting is TONIGHT

The final Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline will be TONIGHT – Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. – at the Burien Community Center, Shorewood Room, located at 14700 6th Avenue... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline meeting is TONIGHT

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline meeting is TONIGHT

The Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline will be TONIGHT – Thursday, March 5, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Normandy Park Community Club (The Cove), located at 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these great photos, showing a Bald Eagle devouring its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point (click images to see larger versions): “I watched an eagle... [Read more]

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE: The wandering 8th Ave SW chicken has found a new home!

UPDATE 2/21/15 6:30 p.m.: A nice family adopted the wandering 8th Ave SW chicken late Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. “We’re all quite pleased that she has found a home and is safe,” our... [Read more]

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann Meet “Valentino” the Beaver… One local resident quipped, “It takes a village to heal a beaver.” For several hours on Valentine’s Day afternoon, nearby... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

LOST: ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog, last seen Friday night

BTB Reader Justine Parke wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Roxy,’ a tea cup Yorkie dog last seen Friday night (Feb. 13) around 9:45 p.m. in the Burien/Normandy Park area (click image... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE: Male dog, found Saturday, has been reunited with his Owners!

UPDATE 2/8/15 4:15 p.m.: Crystal Thompson tells us “It sounds like the owners have been found!” PREVIOUSLY: This “very sweet” male dog, with short black hair, medium build, possibly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This weekend, celebrate ‘Danny’ the Pig’s return to Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

This weekend, celebrate ‘Danny’ the Pig’s return to Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

A little over a year ago, ‘Danny’ – a charming wooden pig – was taken from Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s Restaurant in West Seattle. On Tuesday, Jan. 27th, a construction worker returned... [Read more]

‘CSI Highline’ salmon count results will be presented March 5 & March 11

‘CSI Highline’ salmon count results will be presented March 5 & March 11

Results from the 2014 ‘CSI Highline’ salmon count and survey will be presented on Thursday, March 5, and again on Wednesday, March 11. Please mark your calendars for: Highlights from 2014 CSI: ... [Read more]

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Beach Volunteers are needed to help out at local beaches for the Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist this summer, and training begins March 10. Why do barnacles stand on their heads? What do sea stars like... [Read more]

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Burien dogs bark their thanks, give $15,000 to city at council meeting

Photo courtesy City of Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council went to the dogs again Monday night (Feb. 2) when Kellie Bassen, chair of the B-Town Dog Owners Group (D.O.G.) gave the city a $15,000... [Read more]

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

FOUND: Male Chihuahua, found Sunday in Burien

Jess Davis found this Male Chihuahua around 2 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 1) near the 12000 block of 16th Ave S. in Burien: His nose is red, his chest is white, with otherwise golden fur, and he’s neutered. He... [Read more]

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16 – with a ‘Burien Birdfest’ on Feb. 14 – and all are invited to join in by counting birds. To get you in... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [Read more]

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Disabled Veteran’s Service Dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE 1/20/15 5:15pm: This dog has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: Joey Hopps from Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop shared this with us about a dog lost in Burien: “I just met this guy standing in line at... [Read more]

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be Feb. 13-16; ‘Burien Birdfest’ will be Feb. 14

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16, and all are invited to join in by counting birds. “Counting birds is a fun, free, family-friendly way to discover... [Read more]

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The 3rd annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Elks Lodge, located at 14006 1st Ave South. There will be music, laughs and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Yellow Lab dog ‘Elly’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 13, 2015 1:30 p.m.: Lane McKittrick told us that ‘Elly’ has been FOUND! “Thank you Scott! I just found her because of your emails and social media. Thank you so much!!”... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Male Pomeranian dog ‘Meeko’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 7, 2015: ‘Meeko’ the missing Pomeranian has been FOUND! Owner Chelsea Garcia says: Thank you so much for putting the ad about Meeko on your site. I have had many people contact... [Read more]