Burien News Section

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of ‘Eleven Paths,’ a new film set in South King County that will premiere at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

See the progress on the new Highline Public Schools – come to a meeting to ask the architects your questions and learn how you can help name the new schools. Find out more information about: Who will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

Photos courtesy City of Burien The City of Burien held a rededication ceremony for the recently-rebuilt ‘Downtown Burien’ Arch in the 100 block of SW 152nd Street on Friday morning, Sept.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

Advertiser TL SEA Diving says: “Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!” Leaves may be falling, and temps going down, but the fun of diving can continue all year long! That... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

[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:] I Support Safe Injection Sites –... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend (Sept. 15-18), with left lane closures in both directions: Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

As our nation’s summer winds down, it leaves behind at least two dominant impressions: High Water and Low Smoke. We certainly got our share of the latter in the Pacific Northwest, and there’s always... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

¡Adelante! Para Los Niños’ Annual Fundraising Dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in SeaTac. Join Para Los Niños to show solidarity with immigrant children and... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Today... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

[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:] Dear Council Members, Your inaction on... [Read more]

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Here’s what’s on the agenda for the next Burien City Council meeting – set for this coming Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.: An executive session is scheduled for 6 p.m., to hold Human Services... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in SeaTac & Mod Georgetown 2-BD

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in SeaTac & Mod Georgetown 2-BD

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding Open Houses this weekend: The first home – open on Saturday – is a great 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

On Wednesday, Sept. 13 Highline Bears Manager Josh Evans (pictured above) signed a new contract through the 2018 summer season. Evans will be the Bears first two-year Manager the team has had since its... [Read more]

REMINDER: Rededication of Burien’s Downtown Arch will be Fri. at 10:30 a.m.

REMINDER: Rededication of Burien’s Downtown Arch will be Fri. at 10:30 a.m.

The rededication ceremony of Burien’s Downtown Arch will begin at 10:30 a.m. this Friday, Sept. 15 at SW 152nd and 2nd Ave SW in Downtown Burien. Burien’s Mayor Lucy Krakowiak will be making brief... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election – please save these dates!: 1. Tuesday, Sept. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum... [Read more]

Sponsored Post OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

Open House this Sunday Sept. 17: Magnificent “lookout” at Three Tree Point offers an incomparable lifestyle! If you’ve been searching for a beachy retreat that’s both luxurious and comfortable,... [Read more]

King County Judge orders sanctuary repeal measure off Burien’s Nov. ballot

King County Judge orders sanctuary repeal measure off Burien’s Nov. ballot

By Jack Mayne The move to repeal the Burien sanctuary ordinance was halted on Thursday (Sept. 14) because it “exceeds the scope of the initiative authority granted to the people of the City of Burien”... [Read more]

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Another opportunity to meet and speak with some of the candidates running for Burien City Council will be TONIGHT – Thursday, Sept. 14 – on the sidewalk near the Farmers Market from 5-6 p.m. These... [Read more]

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

If you heard and/or saw the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter over parts of Burien on Wednesday, Sept. 13, police tell us it’s because they had a call of a dispute between... [Read more]