Burien News Section

Burien Council endorses Metro changes to Ambaum Blvd. for RapidRide H Line

Burien Council endorses Metro changes to Ambaum Blvd. for RapidRide H Line

By Jack Mayne After a long discussion and the third Burien City Council presentation by Metro Transit on proposed changes to permit the start of RapidRide H Line ended Monday (May 21), when the Council... [Read more]

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

A ‘Meet and Greet’ for the public to meet Highline High School’s new Co-Principals is set for Tuesday, June 5, for 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Clint Sallee and Tremain Holloway will... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

[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:] Sunday afternoon, my 10-month old puppy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Center Tool Rentals asks: ‘Have you mowed yet?’

Advertiser Center Tool Rentals asks: ‘Have you mowed yet?’

“Have you mowed your lawn yet?” asks Doug Stevens, proprietor of Advertiser Center Tool Rentals. Spring is two months along now. Mowing knee-high grass with your standard mower may not be... [Read more]

Learn about Tenants Rights at free workshop in Spanish Sat. at Burien Library

Learn about Tenants Rights at free workshop in Spanish Sat. at Burien Library

Know your rights as a tenant! Do you have questions about your deposit? Negligence of repairs to your depa? Discrimination or harassment by the manager? Eviction threat? Come to the Burien Library, where... [Read more]

Burien home part of illegal pot growing operation busted by Feds in raid

Burien home part of illegal pot growing operation busted by Feds in raid

Last week, investigators executed search warrants at 17 different Puget Sound area locations – including a home in Burien – and a commercial property in New Jersey, in connection with an internationally... [Read more]

Burien Pride expands with Friday Night Bingo on Friday, June 1

Burien Pride expands with Friday Night Bingo on Friday, June 1

The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente, will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission... [Read more]

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

By Payton Dineen Highline Bears Broadcaster The 2018 Highline Bears season is nearly underway – first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, June 1 – which also means a summer full of fun events and giveaways... [Read more]

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta created a small controversy when he wrote a letter to the King County Superior Court judge presently considering an appeal of... [Read more]

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

The new Highline High School (HHS) will reopen in the fall of 2021 with its grand main entrance reconstructed using the original brick and terra cotta, Highline Public Schools announced Monday, May 21.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that they awarded nearly $200,000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools this year. “A critical goal of the foundation... [Read more]

VIDEO: City of Burien holds Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park

VIDEO: City of Burien holds Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park

On Thursday, May 17, the City of Burien held a Community Meeting about Eagle Landing Park at City Hall to discuss issues about the failed stairs, as well as listen to public comments. The meeting –... [Read more]

Metro RapidRide, TIP, Youth Council & more on agenda for Monday Council

Metro RapidRide, TIP, Youth Council & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council regular meeting is discussion and potential action on Metro Transit’s proposed RapidRide H-Line, the 2019-2024 Transportation Improvement... [Read more]

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes & flips car in Burien Sunday

A driver likely suffering from a medical emergency crashed and flipped a car near the intersection of SW 158th Street and 6th Ave SW in Burien around 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 20. The car crashed... [Read more]

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

Equipment failure responsible for power outage in Seahurst

A power outage in Burien was caused by equipment failure, Seattle City Light said. The outage knocked electricity out for 149 customers in an area near Seahurst Park. Estimated restoration was 10:39 a.m.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate boys varsity soccer team wins playoff game

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate boys varsity soccer team wins playoff game

Congrats to the Highline High School boys varsity soccer team, who won Saturday’s neutral playoff game against Bellingham by a score of 1-0! This game was part of the 2018 Boys Soccer State Championships... [Read more]

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Friday, May 18, was the deadline for candidates to file for Washington’s 34th state senate district – most recently represented by retiring Democrat Sen. Sharon Nelson – and some familiar... [Read more]

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that there were two robberies by the same suspects early Friday morning (May 18) in Burien: ~2:40 a.m.: S. 116th & Des Moines Memorial Drive S.: 4 African... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first one is a move-in ready Rambler in Burien’s quiet Blakley Manor neighborhood: 3BR... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

Beginning Monday, May 21, residents are being warned to expect delays on Sylvester Road in the area of 12th Place SW, aka “Snake Hill” (map below). Work on a water main is expected to last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be Saturday, June 2

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be Saturday, June 2

SAVE THE DATE: It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! A community-wide sale in the Shorewood on the Sound neighborhood... [Read more]

City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

Story, Photos & Audio by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday night, May 16, around 30 residents – including a surprise appearance by Burien City Manager Brian Wilson – gathered in the back of Marlaina’s... [Read more]

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

Applications are coming in for the newest addition to Strawberry Days – the Soap Box Derby Races – and organizers are hoping residents will rev up their engines for this fun new event. In its inaugural... [Read more]

Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be Thursday, May 31

Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be Thursday, May 31

The Puget Sound Regional Council’s General Assembly will be held on Thursday, May 31 at The Sanctuary Seattle at the Mark. Lunch will be provided to registered participants; to register, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/general-assembly-2018-registration-43756968270 The... [Read more]