Burien News Section

Burien Police pull over stolen car, arrest two for theft Tuesday afternoon

Burien Police pull over stolen car, arrest two for theft Tuesday afternoon

Photos by Brooks Schaefer The Burien Police Department is reporting that they pulled over a stolen car and arrested two occupants for possession of stolen property on Tuesday afternoon, May 5. The incident... [Read more]

Celebrate local filmmaking at Burien Film Office Launch Party Thursday, May 14

Celebrate local filmmaking at Burien Film Office Launch Party Thursday, May 14

The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be holding a Launch Party from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. As we first reported, the city created a new Film Office... [Read more]

Burien City Council hears new plan to double Burien Police during critical hours

Burien City Council hears new plan to double Burien Police during critical hours

by Jack Mayne Police Chief Scott Kimerer told the Burien City Council Monday night (May 4) that a new schedule intended to double the number of officers on the streets twice each day should start by July... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 23rd annual food drive this Saturday, May 9. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien and B-Town Beat will be hosting the Highline Public School Annual Student Art Walk this Thursday night, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd in downtown Burien. Celebrate... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Today I went a little bit out of my comfort zone, traveling to Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living, located at 2805 S. 125th Street. Getting... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: TODAY – Tuesday, May 5 – is the Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event ‘GiveBIG,’ which is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

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 My name is Cassidy Huff and I will... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Wanted tool theft suspect arrested by Burien Police Saturday

FOLLOWUP: Wanted tool theft suspect arrested by Burien Police Saturday

FOLLOWUP: The Burien Police Department is reporting that the felony suspect that we posted about last Wednesday (April 29), has been found and arrested: Police say he was wanted as a suspect for stealing... [Read more]

27-year old Burien man found dead in King County Jail in Kent Friday night

27-year old Burien man found dead in King County Jail in Kent Friday night

A 27-year old Burien man was found dead in the King County jail at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent Friday night, May 1. Jail staff say they found the male inmate unresponsive in his single-person... [Read more]

Things will be ‘Bloomin’ in Olde Burien’ on Saturday, May 9 for Mother’s Day!

Things will be ‘Bloomin’ in Olde Burien’ on Saturday, May 9 for Mother’s Day!

Print this image and use it as a Coupon to save $5 off any purchase of $25 or more on Saturday, May 9! Please join the Olde Burien community on Mother’s day weekend for a special shopping and dining... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church accepting donations for annual Rummage Sale

Burien Community Church accepting donations for annual Rummage Sale

Burien Community Church is currently accepting donations of furniture, tools, gently used clothing, toys, and more for its Annual Rummage Sale, which will be held on May 29-30 and June 6. The church... [Read more]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [Read more]

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

There’s a special meetup spot and new walking route for WABI Burien’s May 2015 Walk-n-Talk! Come join in this Sunday, May 3. Walkers will meet at the Recology Store Highline for a tour and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos of fisherfolks fishing off Vashon Island on Saturday, May 2. “Dozens of boats across the Sound this morning off of Point Beales, Vashon Island,”... [Read more]

International Student Exchange seeking host parents for foreign students

International Student Exchange seeking host parents for foreign students

International Student Exchange, a non-profit foreign exchange program for high school students, is seeking host parents in the South Seattle area for the 2015/16 school year.  Host families provide a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

Advertiser Wesley Homes Retirement Communities and Home Health Services will be hosting a free screening of the Grammy Award winning and Academy Award nominated film “GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME”... [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 3 – is a beautiful Normandy Park home with plenty of room for everyone and lots of... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Volunteers needed May 30 to help Miller and Walker Creeks

SAVE THE DATE: Volunteers needed May 30 to help Miller and Walker Creeks

SAVE THE DATE: Volunteers are needed to help beautify Miller and Walker Creeks on Saturday, May 30 from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Walker Preserve is looking beautiful – the wildflowers are blooming, the trees... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants Tuesday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants Tuesday

McDonalds Corporation logo. (PRNewsFoto) McDonald’s is now hiring managers and crew for the following locations: SeaTac Airport Tukwila Burien White Center Please join us for open interviews at our... [Read more]

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

The City of Burien announced this week that the Burien Police Department will soon be working with Auburn Youth Resources (AYR) to help our city’s homeless youth. Even though it is headquartered... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of “Folly,” this Saturday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Page 2 Books in Burien. Stella Cameron is a bestselling author in contemporary and historical romance; now she’s taking... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien will put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and every Thursday through Oct. 29 at Burien Town Square Park at 5th Place SW & SW 152nd Street. The... [Read more]

‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits on Tuesday, May 5

‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits on Tuesday, May 5

The Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event, GiveBIG, returns next week and is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several of which support the Burien neighborhood... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church completes its first After-School Program

Burien Community Church completes its first After-School Program

Burien Community Church held its first After-School Tutoring Program from Feb. 20 – April 21, funded by a grant through the American Baptist Churches. The Matthew 25 grant was given to use for supplies... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]