Animals Section

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

LOST: Meyer’s parrot ‘Mia,’ last seen June 22 in Shorewood

A beloved Meyer’s parrot named ‘Mia’ flew away on June 22, 2017 from a Shorewood Home: Mia is Tame friendly, 6 in. tall. Black/grey with bright yellow on head/wings. Mimics mechanical... [Read more]

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be Friday, June 23

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be Friday, June 23

AARF’s 9th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction will be held on Friday, June 23, from 6–10 p.m. at Glen Acres Golf and Country Club: This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and there are some... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog?

It’s your wedding day – now what about the dog? Brittany Shelton from Sit’n Stay petsitting is now offering a very special event pet sitting service designed to make your big day stress-free for... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Oliver got lost because he was out with someone unfamiliar at Grandview Dog Park in SeaTac and got scared – he ran off into the woods and slipped through a little gap in a gate that only a... [Read more]

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

FOUND: Yorkshire Terrier dog found Friday

This little Yorkshire Terrier was found in Burien on Friday, May 26 around Noon: If you recognize him, please contact Robert at [email protected]  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]

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

A statewide K-9 training session was held at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, May 9, and along with some eager, hardworking dogs, Elston and Jackline Hill (and their cameras) were there. The event was planned... [Read more]

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]