Burien News Section

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

If you’re unable to catch Burien’s 95th annual Independence Day Parade in person on Monday, July 4, there’s now another way you can watch it – LIVE on The B-Town Blog’s Facebook... [Read more]

WABI Burien holding a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on the Indian Trail this Sunday, July 3

WABI Burien holding a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on the Indian Trail this Sunday, July 3

Our friends at WABI Burien will be holding another Indian Trail Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, July 3: Historic Trail a Burien Gem One of Burien’s gems is the “Indian Trail.” This wandering, varied trail... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School announces Sam Reed as new Athletic Director

Kennedy Catholic High School announces Sam Reed as new Athletic Director

Kennedy Catholic High School announced on Thursday (June 30) that Sam Reed has been named its new Athletic Director. Reed joins the school having most recently served as the District Athletic Director... [Read more]

Helicopter over area, police search for suspect in N. Burien/White Center

Helicopter over area, police search for suspect in N. Burien/White Center

If you’ve heard/seen police activity – including the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter – in the White Center/North Burien area Wednesday evening (June 29), police say... [Read more]

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Sgt. Wing Woo – who served as Mayor of Burien from 2002-2003 – was involved in a tragic accident this week while vacationing with his family in Maui. Reports are that Woo and his 14-year old son... [Read more]

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed-media artist Kathy Constantine is featured in a Burien Arts Gallery exhibit opening this week. The show runs June 29 to July 30. The Burien Arts Gallery normally schedules its Artist/Opening Reception... [Read more]

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

South King County drivers should plan ahead for the first of five weekend lane reductions on southbound I-5 in SeaTac soon, as crews begin repaving a 2.7-mile section between South 188th Street and South... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Blood Drive during Farmers Market Thursday

REMINDER: A Blood Drive will be held during the Farmers Market this Thursday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Burien City Hall. The Farmers Market runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., so this is a great opportunity... [Read more]

JOBS: Free Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, July 13

JOBS: Free Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, July 13

A Free Job Fair will be held at Highline College from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. More than 60 employers are expected at this event, to be held in Building 8 on the main campus. “Meet... [Read more]

MISSING: Lost ‘Bearded Dragon’ lizard, last seen in Burien on Monday

MISSING: Lost ‘Bearded Dragon’ lizard, last seen in Burien on Monday

Reader Sarah King wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Bearded Dragon lizard, last seen Monday afternoon (June 27) around 4:30 p.m. near 4th Ave SW and SW 119th Street (map below): “He... [Read more]

The Spinnakers Drill Team is looking to recruit new members

The Spinnakers Drill Team is looking to recruit new members

The Spinnakers drill team is looking to recruit new members! This is a semi-military precision marching drill team, and they’re looking for girls and boys ages 7 to 20. They practice year-round,... [Read more]

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

The City of Burien’s FREE ‘Music In The Park’ concert series will kick off at Lake Burien School Park on Thursday, July 7 with jazz from Pearl Django. The free concert will run from 6:30–8... [Read more]

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks are illegal within Burien city limits, so even if you’re ‘safe and sane’ and only setting off a Sparkler, or one of those classic old ‘Snakes’ that spew a strange... [Read more]

Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Des Moines/Burien native and longtime resident/activist Jeanne Moeller passed away on June 16, 2016. She was 90 years old. A rosary and funeral will be held at St. Francis of Assisi (15246 21st Ave SW)... [Read more]

Woman stabbed in Burien Saturday afternoon; teenage girl taken into custody

Woman stabbed in Burien Saturday afternoon; teenage girl taken into custody

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman was found stabbed near S. 120th and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) on Saturday (June 25) around 5 p.m. The victim was taken to Harborview... [Read more]

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

A Book Signing & Launch Party will be held for former Highline High grad and baseball coach David Larson on Monday, June 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. Larson is a 1969 Highline grad,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health: CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities. David Swedler,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on $299 million November bond election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on $299 million November bond election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, June 26 – is an immaculate, 2-bedroom dollhouse with tons of great features! The owner has... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hey you! Yes, you. You look worried! Don’t be. Burien’s Hi-Liners still have room in their camps! But hurry. Summer theatre fun starts on Monday, June 27: 8 weeks of Camps (Ages 5–16) In... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Welcome new Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC, owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany Shea! Relocation to our area five years ago meant leaving her established pet... [Read more]