Burien News Section

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

The Pac Highway Chargers football team recently beat the Renton Rangers 7–6 to win the Greater Seattle Youth Football & Cheer Pee Wee Championship (read more here). The team will also play in a... [Read more]

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, beloved White Center Upholsterer, passes away; service Sat.

Bill Maas, longtime and beloved upholsterer at White Center Glass and Upholstery, passed away Oct. 29. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran... [Read more]

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes: By Cydney Moore Rocko This is Rocko – a pit/rottweiler mix who,... [Read more]

Metro seeks feedback on upgrading Route 120 into future RapidRide H Line

Metro seeks feedback on upgrading Route 120 into future RapidRide H Line

King County Metro Transit is seeking feedback on upgrading Route 120, which serves Burien: Upgrading Metro Transit route 120 achieves goals in the Metro Connects long-range plan and voter-approved Levy... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Thank you... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

On Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 14), King County Elections released the sixth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and we can safely call this race a sweep for the progressive slate. In 2018,... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their annual Arts... [Read more]

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

King County Executive Dow Constantine – who we last saw when he held a press conference at Burien Town Square on Oct. 30 – released the following statement on Tuesday, Nov. 14 about the Burien City... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning for Parents with Minor Children

DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning for Parents with Minor Children

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik Estate Planning for Parents with Minor Children If you are a parent with minor children, it is critical that some basic steps are taken to ensure your... [Read more]

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 27-year old Burien man that took place near SW 96th Street and 15th... [Read more]

Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage has knocked out electricity for 5,645 customers in Burien Monday afternoon, Nov. 13 around 4:36 p.m. Crews are investigating the cause but we’re... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

On Monday afternoon (Nov. 13), King County Elections released the fifth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is not a fluke. Here... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be ready for the Holidays at Iris & Peony’s ‘Chopped’ class this Thursday

Be ready for the Holidays at Iris & Peony’s ‘Chopped’ class this Thursday

It’s time for the next set of design classes, at the home of Burien’s best blooms Iris & Peony. All their holiday offerings make you the creator of your own special holiday home ambiance, including... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s ‘Winterfest’ holiday events will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Normandy Park’s ‘Winterfest’ holiday events will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Normandy Park’s ‘Winterfest’ holiday events will be held in two locations on Saturday, Dec. 2: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Manhattan Village – lots of fun including: Santa, the Silverbells... [Read more]

Don Crawley of Burien Toastmasters earns Distinguished Toastmasters Award

Don Crawley of Burien Toastmasters earns Distinguished Toastmasters Award

Don Crawley being awarded his pin by Lisa Moorehead, Vice President of Membership & Treasurer. On Oct. 26, Don Crawley earned his ‘Distinguished Toastmasters Award,’ the highest level of... [Read more]

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 business and residential customers of Seattle City Light were in the dark after the first round of fierce winds hit the Burien area Monday morning, Nov. 13. City Light says the outage started... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday Wine Tasting will be this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Holiday Wine Tasting will be this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: Save the Date – this Thursday, Nov. 16, 5 – 7 p.m. in the Tin Theater! Holiday Wine Tasting. Find your perfect pairing for Thanksgiving Dinner. Featured... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce bringing back ‘Success Foundation’

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce bringing back ‘Success Foundation’

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday (Nov. 13) that it will be bringing back its 501 c 3 enterprise, previously known as the ‘Success Foundation.’ This new initiative... [Read more]

UPDATE: High Wind Warning issued for Monday, with possible gusts to 65 mph

UPDATE: High Wind Warning issued for Monday, with possible gusts to 65 mph

UPDATE: The National Weather Service issued a upgraded ‘High Wind Warning’ for Monday, Nov. 13, warning that gusts could now reach 65 mph. To put that in perspective, 65 mph is just 10 mph... [Read more]

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a stabbing took place in/near an apartment complex in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) around 12:45... [Read more]

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! This art auction is THE art event of the fall for Burien. Unique... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Photos by Aaron Wells Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting Friday night (Nov. 10), and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 4: Progressives now lead in all Burien City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 4: Progressives now lead in all Burien City Council races

On Friday afternoon (Nov. 10), King County Elections released the fourth round of results for Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is continuing in a big... [Read more]