Burien News Section

Sponsored Post JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate is hiring!

JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate is hiring!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – with offices in Olde Burien – is looking to hire! “We are looking for new agents to join our team! Our company has a variety... [Read more]

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (June 27) announced that it has joined the national coalition ‘We Are Still In,’ an alliance of governments, colleges, and businesses committed to meeting the... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: Des Moines Memorial Drive Overlay & Citywide HMA Repair

CONSTRUCTION: Des Moines Memorial Drive Overlay & Citywide HMA Repair

Some construction/traffic info from the City of Burien: Des Moines Memorial Drive Overlay and Citywide HMA Repair Project Name: Des Moines Memorial Drive Overlay and Citywide HMA Repair Scheduled Start... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

Looking for easy parking for 4th of July Parade? Camp Crockett says ‘park here FREE!’

With Burien’s annual 4th of July Parade just one week away, you’ll want to check out Camp Crockett, proudly celebrating their second location right here in Burien. Owners Joe and Vanessa Crevling... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

Northwest Bird Expo will be at Merrill Gardens this coming weekend, July 1-2

This coming weekend – July 1 and 2 – The Gilded Feather Foundation (a local non-profit organization) is hosting the first Northwest Bird Expo at Merrill Gardens.   Admission is $5 under 12 and... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 7 in downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. As usual, businesses will display some of Burien’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

The City of Burien recently released a letter to residents, reminding all that fireworks are still illegal, and the fine for discharging them is $125. Burien Police has scheduled extra officers, who will... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ tomorrow morning – Sunday, June 25 starting at 11 a.m. – at The Tin Theater! Tickets are $25 each... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

Ribbon cutting held Friday for new cold storage facility in Burien’s NERA

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening was held on Friday (June 23), welcoming Western Distribution Services, LLC to their new 241,140 square foot cold storage facility located in the Northeast Redevelopment... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Luncheon at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac on Friday, June 9, and below are videos and photos from the event. On hand at this annual... [Read more]

AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

On Friday, June 23, the King County Sheriff’s Office released dramatic 9-1-1 call audio and dispatch recordings, along with new information about the fatal officer-involved shooting of Tommy Le... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High School’s Key Club’s ‘Run to Fund’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Highline High School’s Key Club’s ‘Run to Fund’ is Saturday

REMINDER: Heads up, Burien – Highline High School’s Key Club’s Run to Fund is happening Saturday, June 24 at Highline Memorial Stadium: Join us, Sweet Breeze ice cream, and your fellow community... [Read more]

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Supporters of Burien’s first-ever Pride celebration (The B-Town Blog was a Sponsor) came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, and $8,000 was raised for local... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

I turn 80 today, and I recall doubting I would ever be able to say that. Now the date arrives, I’m still here, and it doesn’t seem like such a big deal. Like you, I know our population as a whole... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend, on both Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Open for review is this 3-bedroom... [Read more]

Man shot, killed by police in Burien June 13 was holding a pen, not a knife

Man shot, killed by police in Burien June 13 was holding a pen, not a knife

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of the June 13 officer involved shooting in Burien as Tommy Le, 20, and revealed that he was armed with a pen, not a knife as originally... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Capital Facilities Advisory Committee gets back to work

Highline Public Schools’ Capital Facilities Advisory Committee gets back to work

The ‘hometown heroes’ of the last school bond are rolling up their sleeves again – volunteer representatives from all four high school service areas in Highline met last Wednesday to... [Read more]

Rep. Jayapal gets FAA to extend deadline for Burien residents to say ’NO’

Rep. Jayapal gets FAA to extend deadline for Burien residents to say ’NO’

By Jack Mayne Burien residents now have two more weeks to tell the Federal Aviation Administration they don’t want the return of the automatic left turns over Burien when Sea-Tac airplanes take off to... [Read more]

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Enjoy the Burien Film Festival’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ for FREE this Saturday, June 24, from 4 – 8 p.m.: Here’s the schedule: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]