Burien News Section

WEATHER: Blustery storm knocks out power to over 3,800 in Burien Wed.

WEATHER: Blustery storm knocks out power to over 3,800 in Burien Wed.

Photos showing power lines and tree branches down on 1st Ave South near SW 160th Street courtesy Sarah Reay. The first real fall storm – with gusts up to 44 MPH at Sea-Tac Airport – knocked power... [Read more]

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of Homelessness at the Burien Library on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. “Engage with and learn from Real Change’s Homeless Speakers Bureau, a... [Read more]

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

On Oct. 12, 2017, we turned Commenting off, with the promise that we would carefully review and consider whether to turn it back on, and if so, what kind of system we should use. Now we’re asking... [Read more]

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio (88.5 FM, formerly KPLU) did a good radio report they call ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’ that’s definitely worth a listen. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

“The minute you come here, you’re already part of the fabric. If you’re a Pirate, you’re part of a big family and that family has history.” Highline High School’s final... [Read more]

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! Over 400 pieces of original art by 40+ regional artists... [Read more]

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

After enjoying the Boo In Burien, Discover Burien invites everyone (21 and over) to the inaugural Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl and Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m. – Midnight. Nine Burien... [Read more]

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 Monday night (Oct. 16) to ban King County health officials from locating a safe injection site in the city, despite pleas of some that such a site would... [Read more]

Sponsored Post October Tasting will feature Washington Wines at Tin Theater Thursday night

October Tasting will feature Washington Wines at Tin Theater Thursday night

OCTOBER WINE TASTING Thursday, Oct. 19 / 5 – 7 p.m. in the Tin Theater Featuring wines from Northwest Cellars of Washington: Snipes Mountain Viognier 2015 Verhey Vineyard Malbec 2013 Columbia Valley... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Simba’ the cat is missing

LOST: ‘Simba’ the cat is missing

Payton Jones lost her cat Sunday night (Oct. 14) in Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood, and she urgently needs him home: His name is Simba, and he has a white chin, chest and stomach and is... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

Did you see the amazing rainbow that seemingly heralded the start of  ‘The Great Dark’ season Tuesday morning, Oct. 17? Elston Hill did, and he captured it in two photos that we did our best... [Read more]

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – and the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl – will be held in downtown Burien on Saturday, Oct. 28. ‘Boo,’ the safe... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Anthony Spain, Music Director “Family Concert”- The West Coast premiere of visuals to accompany performance of “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky Friday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

By Elston Hill On Sunday morning (Oct. 15), there were no clouds in the sky. Mount Rainier beckoned from a golden sky with planes flying past. Contrails were orange. There was a crescent moon. The regional... [Read more]

Artists United’s annual Art Fair will be Nov. 4-5 at the Normandy Park Cove

Artists United’s annual Art Fair will be Nov. 4-5 at the Normandy Park Cove

Artists United will be presenting its annual Art Fair on Nov. 4-5 (Saturday & Sunday) from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. Original fine art, photography, prints, cards, and jewelry... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage from Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Candidates’ Night’

VIDEO: Raw footage from Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Candidates’ Night’

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce recently invited all candidates who filed for the 2017 Election for City Council positions in the communities of: Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post There’s still time to celebrate Can’t Stop Smackin’s 2nd Anniversary!

There’s still time to celebrate Can’t Stop Smackin’s 2nd Anniversary!

From Advertiser Can’t Stop Smackin’: Join us during our 2nd Anniversary Party – we’re open until 9 p.m. tonight (Saturday, Oct. 14)! Free beads and Free Sinner & Saint cake plus,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

From our friends at United Way of King County: Maria, a single mother of two making $30,000 a year, has to regularly choose between education, car repair, or dental care. But during the last tax season,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Westview Estates; Mod Georgetown Homes & Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Westview Estates; Mod Georgetown Homes & Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first two homes – open both Saturday & Sunday – are newly constructed... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: An opportunity to reconnect with my family’s past

CLIFF’S EDGE: An opportunity to reconnect with my family’s past

Along with retirement has come the opportunity for me to work with my wife on genealogy research of our respective families. We’ve been pursuing it off and on for several years, but it seems particularly... [Read more]

Safe injection sites & more on agenda for Monday night’s council meeting

Safe injection sites & more on agenda for Monday night’s council meeting

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Oct. 16) Burien City Council meeting is a “discussion and potential action banning Safe injection Sites in Burien,” along with a budget update, economic... [Read more]

Commenting has been disabled on The B-Town Blog until further notice

Commenting has been disabled on The B-Town Blog until further notice

Due to the overwhelming burden it has put on our small ‘Mom & Pop’ business – not to mention the undeserved anger and accusations directed at us for not approving all comments as quickly... [Read more]

Hi-Liners add leadership position; continues growth trajectory

Hi-Liners add leadership position; continues growth trajectory

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre, in a move reflecting their continuing growth, has added a second full-time salaried position to the organization’s leadership team.  JC Hedberg, who has worked... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on schedule changes & math/science

Highline Public Schools seeking input on schedule changes & math/science

Highline Public Schools wants to get family input on two important topics: High school schedule changes Learning materials for high school math and science. You can apply to serve on two committees:... [Read more]