Burien News Section

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Which One Am I? Book Release Benefit Event Tuesday, June 12 Come celebrate the release of Author – and native Burienite – Larry J. Snyder’s second book, ‘Which One am I, 12 Extraordinary... [Read more]

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

Want to be in a dance performance, but have no performance background? Come be part of the movement chorus in the new dance performance HERE // HEAR from June 22–24, presented by Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

Highline Bears will fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways & promotions

Highline Bears will fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways & promotions

The Highline Bears fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways and promotions! Opening night is Friday, June 1, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.! BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE The Bears will play... [Read more]

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

The City of Burien announced that they will be holding an Information Forum/Community Meeting hosted by City Manager Brian Wilson on Thursday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m., regarding the future of Eagle... [Read more]

FOUND: Volvo key fob near Chelsea Park – is this yours?

FOUND: Volvo key fob near Chelsea Park – is this yours?

Kind neighbor Kim Andelin is looking for the owner of this Volvo key fob: It was found across the street from Chelsea Park, and appears that it might have been dropped. Knowing that these are pricey... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases revised School Boundary Maps

Highline Public Schools releases revised School Boundary Maps

Members of the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) have developed a revised set of boundary maps and school feeder plan for Highline Public Schools. The draft plan – announced... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines, Arbor Heights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines, Arbor Heights

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding several Open Houses this weekend. The first one is a great 3-bedroom rambler with an updated kitchen, open concept... [Read more]

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum will be hosting its annual Hydro Fever Open House on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is FREE. Come and see your favorite vintage hydroplanes... [Read more]

Local mathematicians face off at the Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Local mathematicians face off at the Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Every Highline elementary school has excited and talented mathematicians; two-thirds of them demonstrated this fact at the 2018 Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza on Friday, May 4.  239 students in... [Read more]

Opening May 23, PCC will be the first certified organic grocery store in Burien

Opening May 23, PCC will be the first certified organic grocery store in Burien

PCC Community Markets’ brand new grocery store in Burien – opening Wednesday, May 23 – will become the area’s first certified organic grocery, as well as PCC’s first location slated to... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of our Cities’ luncheon will be Friday, June 8

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of our Cities’ luncheon will be Friday, June 8

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding its ‘State of our Cities Luncheon’ (formerly known as the Annual Mayors’ Luncheon) in partnership with the cities of Burien, Des... [Read more]

Resident unhappy with city’s drone, claims it invaded privacy, scared daughters

Resident unhappy with city’s drone, claims it invaded privacy, scared daughters

Burien resident John White is very unhappy that the City of Burien hired a contractor to fly a high-pitched drone over his private property, apparently as part of a surveying project of nearby Eagle Landing Park…

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JOBS: HMSHost hiring Cooks & Skilled Cooks

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May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is “Music4Life Month” say County Executives Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties. Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org)... [Read more]

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

POS intern, Vaungh’Nee Walker, at Marine Maintenance with Corbin Purnhagen, Aug. 12, 2016. By the Port of Seattle With a busy professional and personal life, you may wonder if becoming a mentor is... [Read more]

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former B-Town Blog Intern Devin Otto – now a senior at Big Picture High School – has recently been working on a documentary on queer youth experiencing homelessness, and here’s an update: The... [Read more]

Break-ins, burglaries hit Burien residents

Break-ins, burglaries hit Burien residents

A man found in the crawlspace beneath a Burien home is led away by police. (Photo courtesy of Kate Bysheim) By Aaron Wells The Burien Reporter Kate Bysheim returned home this past Saturday, following a... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Jury duty arrest warrant scam is back

SCAM ALERT: Jury duty arrest warrant scam is back

The King County Sheriff’s Office is warning that multiple victims are reporting more scam phone calls about missing Jury Duty and an arrest warrant being issued for their arrest. To make the scam... [Read more]

LETTER: A Father’s response to City of Burien’s Pride Proclamation

LETTER: A Father’s response to City of Burien’s Pride Proclamation

[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:] Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta presented a proclamation,... [Read more]

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

By Jack Mayne At Monday night’s meeting, the Burien City Council heard an offer to install piles to shore up the cliff where stairs to Eagle Landing Park have been declared unsafe, despite continued... [Read more]

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DAL Law Firm: What you need to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik What You Need to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy can seem overwhelming. For most filers, the list of documents needed and the bankruptcy... [Read more]

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Poster by Anna Moore As his Senior Project, Big Picture High School student Alex Heindel is producing the ‘Low Tide Music Festival,’ an all ages, FREE music festival in the Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

‘V.I.P.’ stands for ‘Very Important Pet’ at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting

With many pet service providers available, it can be hard to know who to choose. With that in mind, we asked Brittany Shelton of Sit ’n Stay Pet Sitting what makes her service unique. “Well, I think... [Read more]

Prepaid postage ballots approved by King County Council Monday

Prepaid postage ballots approved by King County Council Monday

No Stamp? No Problem! The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday (May 7) approved legislation allowing the Department of Elections to send voters postage paid envelopes to return their ballots in this... [Read more]