Burien News Section

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Rebecca Woodhouse Allard, a printmaker who works in carved linoleum and rubber, will be the featured artist for Burien Arts Gallery’s June exhibit. Explains Rebecca: “I carve words into linoleum... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[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:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern It was a beautiful day for the Burien Farmers Market on Thursday, and my difficult assignment was to go find something there worth sketching. That’s... [Read more]

Kids of all ages can ‘Touch A Truck’ at Wild Strawberry Festival on June 20

Kids of all ages can ‘Touch A Truck’ at Wild Strawberry Festival on June 20

Kids of all ages are invited to climb, explore, learn and TOUCH at the special ‘Touch A Truck’ attraction at the Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 20. Trucks will be available on SW 152nd... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Probable ‘Noctiluca’ algal bloom seen at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Probable ‘Noctiluca’ algal bloom seen at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader Elizabeth Ruth Dutton Butcher sent us these photos, which she took at Burien’s Seahurst Park beach on Thursday, May 28, showing what is most likely an active algal bloom caused by Noctiluca,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s annual Rummage Sale starts this Friday

Burien Community Church’s annual Rummage Sale starts this Friday

Burien Community Church will hold its annual Rummage Sale starting this Friday, May 29 at 9 a.m. Furniture, clothing, tools, cookware, toys, boutique items and much, much more! Lunch is available for... [Read more]

Metro Transit community shuttle service for Burien will begin Monday, June 8

Metro Transit community shuttle service for Burien will begin Monday, June 8

Riders will have a new way to get around Burien beginning Monday, June 8. King County Metro Transit, in partnership with the City of Burien, is launching a new shuttle that will restore weekday local... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, May 30

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, May 30

Volunteers are needed to join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward and other outdoor enthusiasts to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, May 30. “Clear the forest of invasive English ivy and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 2 – 4 p.m. Here’s the schedule: 2 – 4 p.m.: Optimal Health... [Read more]

White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Jamie Ewing, a teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, earned first place in The Henry Ford’s Innovative Nation Teacher Awards. Ewing is one of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post GIANT Rummage Sale will be at the Normandy Park Cove on Sunday, May 31

GIANT Rummage Sale will be at the Normandy Park Cove on Sunday, May 31

A GIANT Rummage Sale will be held at the Normandy Park Cove on Sunday, May 31, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 40 booths inside and out! Normandy Park Cove 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive Normandy Park, WA Sunday,... [Read more]

You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

A regular BTB Reader alerted us that on Tuesday morning (May 26), she witnessed three men dressed in restaurant cook uniforms take driftwood from Seahurst Park beach, load it into a green truck and take... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips: Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Almost 1 in 5 (800,000) people... [Read more]

Learn about business & commercial safety at Discover Burien event June 9

Learn about business & commercial safety at Discover Burien event June 9

Discover Burien, along with the City of Burien and the Police Department, will be sponsoring the second in a series of quarterly meetings on ways to improve safety for our business and commercial districts... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Welcome returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien, who invites all our readers to come discover what’s new in the studio. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday June 6, guests can participate in classes... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff Fun in the sun! The school year is... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

[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:] Hi, I just want to post a warning to neighbors... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

May may almost be over, but it’s still ‘Car Wash Awareness Month’

May may almost be over, but it’s still ‘Car Wash Awareness Month’

May may almost be over, but it’s still ‘Car Awash Awareness Month, according to the Puget Sound Car Wash Association. Here’s more info on why you should always get your car washed at... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

Here’s episode #3 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Blissful Knead dazzles at Discover Burien After Hours Event

Advertiser Blissful Knead dazzles at Discover Burien After Hours Event

Two months after its grand opening, Advertiser Blissful Knead hosted local business owners and organizations at a Discover Burien After Hours Networking Event on May 20. Attendees enjoyed food from... [Read more]

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]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Beautiful 4-BD Normandy Park home!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Beautiful 4-BD Normandy Park home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, May 24 – is a beautiful Normandy Park home with plenty of room for everyone and lots of... [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]

PHOTOS: Highline Public Schools Teachers rally at Moshier Field Thursday

PHOTOS: Highline Public Schools Teachers rally at Moshier Field Thursday

Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Highline Public Schools Teachers rallied– along with local politicians and supporters – on Thursday, May 21, and Intern Sterling Paris was on hand at... [Read more]

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

Ground was broken recently at 16705 1st Ave South, for a brand new, 48,000 square foot, $27 million facility for CHI Franciscan Health, which will include an urgent care clinic, a primary care clinic,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, whose baby room and one/two-year old room is now open! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘What to know before you sign’ seminars will be May 26 & 30

Discover Burien’s ‘What to know before you sign’ seminars will be May 26 & 30

Discover Burien is partnering with Dan Mathews of Kidder Mathews to present an educational seminar – to be held May 26 and May 30 – for business owners who have questions about their lease agreements... [Read more]