Burien News Section

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

[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:] The attached Scoping comments (download... [Read more]

Volunteers collect 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

Volunteers collect 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

Volunteers collected 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach during Saturday’s International Coastal Cleanup. This was part of what organizers at the Environmental Science Center called the largest... [Read more]

City Light rate change, SAMP & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

City Light rate change, SAMP & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

Below is the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. Download a PDF of the packet here. SPECIAL MEETING AT 6:00 P.M.: To Hold... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. This comment was recorded... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. “Join your friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore this community treasure. Get outside before... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive being held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Whole blood and platelet donations accepted at this drive! We never know who it will be... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Find Back-to School & New Patient Specials at Advertiser Burien Family Eye Care

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The beautifully remodeled office of Burien Family Eye Care is nestled in bustling Olde Burien, right where former local favorite Optimark was located. The impressive facility is home to a comprehensive... [Read more]

Burien Airport Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Community Center

Burien Airport Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Community Center

The next Burien Airport Committee meeting will be held at 6 p.m. this coming Tuesday, Sept. 18, and there will be a special guest – Attorney Matthew Adams from Dentons in San Francisco. This free and... [Read more]

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

With a snap in the air, fall is upon us, and that means it’s time to come back inside and feather our nests with harvest colors and maybe some spooky decor. It’s also time for floral classes once... [Read more]

REMINDER: Lots of fun activities going on during this last weekend of Summer

REMINDER: Lots of fun activities going on during this last weekend of Summer

It’s the last full weekend of Summer, 2018, and the calendar is packed with great events and activities: FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018: ‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village SATURDAY,... [Read more]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Urban Oasis, North Hill, New Tukwila, New Burien, SeaTac Condo, Newport Hills

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! First up is a darling house that offers 3 bedrooms and 1 bath: Light, bright... [Read more]

Five Burien businesses get some serious love from The New York Times

Five Burien businesses get some serious love from The New York Times

On Thursday, Sept. 13, The New York Times Travel Section published a story entitled: ‘What’s the best Seattle suburb for drinking with teachers, playing with trains and watching chocolate get... [Read more]

UPDATE: Construction on SR 509 Completion Project to begin in late 2019

UPDATE: Construction on SR 509 Completion Project to begin in late 2019

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are looking forward to a busy fall: Sound Transit will begin building the first stage of the project in late 2019 as part of their Federal Way Link... [Read more]

What schools will Highline build in next 15 Years? District seeking public input

What schools will Highline build in next 15 Years? District seeking public input

Want to make a difference for Highline Public Schools students over the next five, 10 and 15 years? You could be one of 40 parents and residents working to recommend a long-range plan for building new... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers are needed to help at the new Highline Heritage Museum, beginning this Friday, Sept. 14. Nancy Salguero McKay, the Curator of Collections, is seeking help: PACKING: People interested in carefully... [Read more]

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Welcome new Advertiser Madi’s Steakhouse, located on the Marine View Drive strip in lovely downtown Des Moines. Tuesday through Saturday evenings, Madi’s is the home to a blissful Happy Hour and delicious... [Read more]

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by the Port of Seattle in response to our Sept. 8 story “City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused... [Read more]

City holding public meeting for 2019–2020 City Budget on Thurs., Sept. 20

City holding public meeting for 2019–2020 City Budget on Thurs., Sept. 20

The City of Burien will be holding its first Community Meeting on its 2019-2020 City Budget on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. “The community is invited to learn about the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

Area resident and lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston attended the Port of Seattle’s SAMP Scoping Project meeting at Highline College on Monday night, Sept. 10. Edmiston is filming a documentary... [Read more]

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

The local non-profit Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) will be offering a Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November: Oct. 20: Hike for Middle School Students Ages 12-14 Oct.... [Read more]

Longest runway at Sea-Tac Airport will be closed until December

Longest runway at Sea-Tac Airport will be closed until December

The Port of Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 9 closed the longest runway (designated 16L/34R) at Sea-Tac Airport for an estimated 90 days, for “several upgrades related to the opening of the expansion of... [Read more]

Big emergency response in Normandy Park for possible drowning victim

Big emergency response in Normandy Park for possible drowning victim

If you saw or heard emergency activity near Normandy Park early Tuesday evening (Sept. 11), it was most likely from a rescue operation for a possible drowning victim. Despite a large response though, medics... [Read more]