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Normandy Park Arts Fest will be June 7–8; Artist application deadline is May 29

Normandy Park Arts Fest will be June 7–8; Artist application deadline is May 29

The 16th annual Normandy Parks Arts Festival will be held at the Normandy Park City Hall from June 7 – 8, and the Artist application deadline is May 29. “All the world is a stage and you’re... [Read more]

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Highline High School All-Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 17

Highline High School All-Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 17

Highline High School’s All-Class Reunion will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Cost is $25 per person, and includes lunch, rental of the school and a meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SEIU 1199 NW: ‘Standing Up for Our Community Hospital’

SEIU 1199 NW: ‘Standing Up for Our Community Hospital’

From Advertiser SEIU 1199 NW, who are picketing at Highline Medical Center today (Wed., April 16) at 3:30 p.m.: Standing Up for Our Community Hospital Highline Medical Center is our community hospital,... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

The Highline Historical Society’s online fundraiser auction is officially open! From now through May 3 at 7 p.m., shoppers can browse through a virtual storehouse of inspired merchandise and fun experiences... [Read more]

Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Burien Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office are both reporting of a stabbing at the Burien Transit Center Tuesday night (April 15), injuring two men…

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

Blacktop the cat is missing from his new foster home on S. 150th and 8th Ave S.: He is a 9lb male, just neutered, from the streets of Tukwila. “Blacktop is friendly but very shy,” said Marianne.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore  Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – Noon. “No experience is required!” reads an announcement. “We will remove invasive plants... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] Discover Burien will again put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser ‘Just Between Friends’ is coming to Burien with 4-day sales event

Advertiser ‘Just Between Friends’ is coming to Burien with 4-day sales event

Advertiser Just Between Friends is coming to the former Staples store location in Burien with a 4-day only sales event from April 24 – 27 sure to please thrifty families all around the South King County... [Read more]

Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 3

Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 3

The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street. “Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s Good Friday Service is 6:30 p.m. Friday

Burien Community Church’s Good Friday Service is 6:30 p.m. Friday

Burien Community Church will be holding their Good Friday Service this Friday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. Also, Easter Sunday will begin with a Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. followed by Easter Breakfast. Sunday... [Read more]

Landslide in Seahurst Park has City of Burien concerned

Landslide in Seahurst Park has City of Burien concerned

A landslide in Seahurst Park has the City of Burien concerned enough to pay at least $24,000 to hire a geotechnical engineering firm to evaluate it for repair. While nowhere near as bad as the recent,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services along with free home warranties? At the office of Marine View Law & Escrow,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Black Female Miniature Dachsund reunited with Owners

UPDATE: Black Female Miniature Dachsund reunited with Owners

UPDATE: This dog has been successfully reunited with her owners. “Anxious owners came and picked her up just now! Thanks for your help!” said Joan Tritchler PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Joan Tritchler... [Read more]

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

On Sunday (April 13), Lindsay Buchultz, who works at Burien’s Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique on SW 153rd, won the “People’s Choice” award in Tacoma at the Northwest Groom Show. She is a... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

YouTuber/Diver/Photographer Drew Collins made a fantastic video underwater off Burien’s Three Tree Point recently, showing a mother Octopus – the “real Octo-Mom” – off the north beach,... [Read more]

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Trained volunteer Master Gardeners are back with their regular free clinics, and here’s where you can find them: Saturday, April 19 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. at Furney’s... [Read more]

Chow down and help local charities at the 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ May 7

Chow down and help local charities at the 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ May 7

The third annual ‘Burien Bites’ – a food-centric fundraiser that benefits local charities – will take place on Wednesday, May 7, from 5 – 9 p.m. The cost is $5 for Adults, with Kids under 18... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

FOUND: Cute little black dog, found Thursday April 10

FOUND: Cute little black dog, found Thursday April 10

This little dog was found Thursday, April 10th, on 1st Ave near SW 153rd Street: If you recognize him, please contact Jim Branson at james.branson.206@gmail.com.  Read More →

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center’s Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

To celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, the Highline Historical Society will be presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing... [Read more]

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

On Thursday night (April 10), undercover Burien Police officers busted three adult drug dealers near the City Hall/Library/Town Square area, confiscating two scales, a glass smoking pipe, methamphetamine... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, April 13 – is an absolutely lovely Northwest Contemporary home with soaring ceilings, gleaming... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Statements Home Decor holding Jewelry Trunk Show Saturday

Advertiser Statements Home Decor holding Jewelry Trunk Show Saturday

Advertiser Statements Home Decor – located at 917 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien – will be holding a Jewelry Trunk Show this Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Just In! Fabulous new... [Read more]