Animals Section

‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for C.A.R.E.S. will be Feb. 9

‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for C.A.R.E.S. will be Feb. 9

The ‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite for Burien C.A.R.E.S.’ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Burien Elks Lodge. This annual fundraiser benefits the animals at our community... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND! “She was found, and we are reunited. Thanks for your help and putting the word out!!” PREVIOUSLY: “Momo” has been missing since Jan. 6,... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Suki’? Shitzu has been missing since New Year’s Eve

LOST: Have you seen ‘Suki’? Shitzu has been missing since New Year’s Eve

LOST: Have you seen Suki? She’s an 11-year old brown and white Shitzu who has been missing since Dec. 31 from 17th Ave SW in Burien. There’s a $300 reward for this dog’s safe return,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Jan. 12 concert will help me fund my service dog!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Jan. 12 concert will help me fund my service dog!

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. Hey B-Town Readers! I will be having... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Winnie and Diamond need new forever homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Winnie and Diamond need new forever homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore Winnie Meet... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff raising money for service dog, will perform fundraiser Jan. 12

Cassidy Huff raising money for service dog, will perform fundraiser Jan. 12

South King Media Columnist Cassidy Huff, 16, has been an advocate and do-gooder in her community for years, first coming to our attention when she held a fundraiser to purchase iPads for special needs... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

“What about the pets?” The lights are up, and holiday cheer can be seen around every corner…that means its time to visit family and friends. But what about your beloved furkids? Often times... [Read more]

FREE Moonlight Beach Walks will be at Seahurst Beach on Dec. 7, Jan. 4 & Jan. 18

FREE Moonlight Beach Walks will be at Seahurst Beach on Dec. 7, Jan. 4 & Jan. 18

Photo by Elston Hill. Explore the beach with Environmental Science Center Naturalists at low tide at night, and enjoy fun activities and warm refreshments during three upcoming FREE Moonlight Beach Walks: Friday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner?’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner?’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: As we previously reported, Normandy Park residents Candace and Tay Krull have been holding a ‘Pardon or Eat’ food fundraiser campaign, and the latest tally favors pardoning their pet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting is growing, thanks to wonderful fur-clients and their families

Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting is growing, thanks to wonderful fur-clients and their families

From Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting: We’re growing! Thanks to our wonderful fur-clients and their families! Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting is thrilled to annouce the addition of... [Read more]

Normandy Park family will decide fate of their turkeys based on Food Drive

Normandy Park family will decide fate of their turkeys based on Food Drive

Normandy Park residents Candace and Tay Krull are doing a rather unusual, Thanksgiving-themed fundraiser at their home – they’ve set up a voting system to decide on whether to pardon or eat their... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Local 4th graders work and learn at ESC’s ‘Salmon Heroes’ program

PHOTOS: Local 4th graders work and learn at ESC’s ‘Salmon Heroes’ program

Elston Hill went to the Salmon Heroes program on Nov. 1 at the Cove in Normandy Park, and took some great photos. “I was very impressed by the adults leading this endeavor for Fourth Graders from... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Tita and Mister Whiskers need new forever homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Tita and Mister Whiskers need new forever homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore Tita Tita... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Heroes needed to give critters Drax & Mystique new homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Heroes needed to give critters Drax & Mystique new homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore MYSTIQUE True... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4: SIGN-UP to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks! Salmon... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

[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:] To the young boy I saw trying to catch... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Jog with Dogs…and get paid!

JOB: Jog with Dogs…and get paid!

Dog Jog is a local, veteran-owned business dedicated to providing personalized exercise and pet sitting services with an emphasis on the mutual enjoyment of pet and caregiver. After returning from her... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to Survey Salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks this fall

Volunteers needed to Survey Salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks this fall

Volunteers are needed to help monitor how salmon are doing in our local streams, between October through December, to observe spawning salmon and collect data on dead salmon. A Community Salmon Investigation... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

Story & Photos by Elston Hill No serious photographer would try to take nature photographs in the middle of a sunny summer day in the open sun and harsh light. Digital cameras can not handle all that... [Read more]