Burien News Section

Open House at new Burien Fire Station set for July 16; Medic I unit coming soon

Open House at new Burien Fire Station set for July 16; Medic I unit coming soon

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer It was a long time coming, but with the Burien/Normandy Park headquarters fire station finally operational, local residents will soon get a close-up look... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years

Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years

Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years Offering prize drawings in appreciation of long-time support, including grand prize of signature hand-knotted rug Mafi International... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11, starting at 6 p.m. Lisa Aumann of Burien Parks will be hosting a work party, and wants Volunteers to meet her at the play... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: 17-year old shooting victim likely a Highline Public Schools student

FOLLOWUP: 17-year old shooting victim likely a Highline Public Schools student

On Thursday afternoon (May 5), Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent out an email to parents, notifying them that the 17-year old victim of the tragic, fatal shooting in Burien on Wednesday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Dan Gemeinhart & Coloring Book Publisher Sarah Mo this Saturday

Meet Author Dan Gemeinhart & Coloring Book Publisher Sarah Mo this Saturday

Meet Dan Gemeinhart, Author of “The Honest Truth” And “Some Kind of Courage,” along with Coloring Book Publisher Sarah Mo this Saturday, May 7, courtesy Advertiser Page 2 Books: Dan Gemeinhart,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Organizers are hoping to find a total of 35 folks to support a Blood Drive being held TODAY – Thursday, May 5 – until 5:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please spare around 45 minutes... [Read more]

Burien Farmers Market opens TODAY at Town Square Park

Burien Farmers Market opens TODAY at Town Square Park

The Burien Farmers’ Market 2016 season officially opens TODAY – Thursday, May 5 – then will run every Thursday through mid-October at Town Square Park, located at SW 152nd Street and 5th Place SW. Hours... [Read more]

17-year old girl shot and killed in Burien late Wed. night; suspect in custody

17-year old girl shot and killed in Burien late Wed. night; suspect in custody

A 17-year old girl was shot and killed late Wednesday night (May 4) in the hallway of a apartment complex at 615 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien (map below), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police... [Read more]

College and Career Night at Cascade Middle School this Thursday night

College and Career Night at Cascade Middle School this Thursday night

Cascade Middle School will be hosting College and Career Night on Thursday, May 5, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event will begin in the cafeteria and transition to the gymnasium. Dinner will be provided... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Fri./Sat. Open House: 4-BD in Shorewood on the Sound

Berkshire Hathaway Fri./Sat. Open House: 4-BD in Shorewood on the Sound

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this FRIDAY, May 6 and SATURDAY, May 7 – is a 4-bedroom home in the desirable Shorewood On The Sound... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien man shot by police Wed. morning identified as Cayce DiTullio

FOLLOWUP: Burien man shot by police Wed. morning identified as Cayce DiTullio

The Burien man who was shot by police in the Seahurst neighborhood early Wednesday morning (May 4) has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Cayce A. DiTullio, 39. DiTullio... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Community members and families are invited to grab their work gloves and help Highline High School students spruce up their school at the ‘Pirate Pride Spring Clean-Up Event’ on Friday, May... [Read more]

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Man crashes car, then flees from Burien Police with Monkey on his back. Really.

Wednesday morning (May 4), a reckless driver sped by a Washington State Trooper on SR 509, who clocked his speed on radar at 112 MPH. The driver exited at South 128th in Burien (map below) and lost control,... [Read more]

City Attorney Soojin Kim, Analyst Nhan Nguyen leaving City of Burien staff

City Attorney Soojin Kim, Analyst Nhan Nguyen leaving City of Burien staff

On Tuesday (May 3), Burien City Attorney Soojin Kim announced she will be leaving her position after the first City Council meeting in June. As we previously reported, Kim was hired by the city to replace... [Read more]

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

The Highline Historical Society’s ‘Latinos in Highline’ exhibit opened recently at SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S. 188th Street. This exhibit is more than a simple re-telling... [Read more]

Burien Man shot and killed by police in Seahurst early Wednesday morning

Burien Man shot and killed by police in Seahurst early Wednesday morning

Just after midnight on Wednesday morning (May 4, 2016), a 39-year old Burien Man was shot and killed by a King County Sheriff’s Deputy after he pointed a rifle at police at the end of a pursuit.... [Read more]

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

Council urged to keep CARES; told ways city is improving public communications

By Jack Mayne Despite a plethora of letters and pressure, the Burien City Council said nothing Monday night on when it will make a decision of extending the CARES animal contract or shifting to King County... [Read more]

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

[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:] “Artwork and performances by amazing... [Read more]

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: A beloved calico named “Ika” got out on Monday May 2, and she is NOT an outdoor cat. She was lost around North SeaTac park (map below), and her owners are “very torn up.” If... [Read more]

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Grand Moule by Michael Dupille Meet pioneering glass artist Michael Dupille at an Artist’s Reception this Friday, May 6, from 5-8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Grand Opening of New Ownership of Normandy Park Market will be May 4-8

Grand Opening of New Ownership of Normandy Park Market will be May 4-8

Advertiser Normandy Park Market will be celebrating its ‘Grand Opening Under New Ownership’ with a variety of in-store tastings, demos, activities and free giveaways starting Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds Northwest will be celebrating Americana Roots music with ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ at a special concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Saturday,... [Read more]