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Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved 5 to 2 a five-year contract with the city’s current animal control agency Community Resource Education Society (CARES), following a long discussion that... [Read more]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]

Vendors being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Sat., Nov. 18

Vendors being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Sat., Nov. 18

Vendors are being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Saturday, Nov. 18. Reserve your space now to sell at this great, annual Holiday Bazaar! Beautiful jewelry Unique art Dazzling gems Original... [Read more]

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

Burien City Attorney Lisa Marshall told the City Council Monday night (Nov. 6) that the business license of Pretty Paws has been suspended, and a full-scale major crimes investigation is underway…

Sponsored Post Get back on the horse with Thursday night Seahawks football at Tin Theater!

Get back on the horse with Thursday night Seahawks football at Tin Theater!

Tough loss this weekend, but it’s time to get back on the horse with Thursday Night Seahawks football! “Big Screen Football” this Thursday, Nov. 9, with a 5:25 p.m. kick-off. Seahawks... [Read more]

Vendor registration open for Tyee Holiday Bazaar, coming Saturday, Dec. 2

Vendor registration open for Tyee Holiday Bazaar, coming Saturday, Dec. 2

Vendor registration is now open for the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar, coming on Saturday, Dec. 2.: WHERE: Tyee High School 4424 S 188th Street, SeaTac, WA 98188 WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. COST:... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

From paid Advertiser Friends to Elect Debi Wagner: Hello Dear Friends, Neighbors and all Residents of Burien: I’m honored to have had the opportunity to serve you these past four years. If re-elected... [Read more]

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

As a way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will offer free washes to all current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The free “Beary Clean”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Citizens for Patty Janssen

A message from Citizens for Patty Janssen

A message from paid Advertiser Citizens For Patty Janssen: Hello Friends, Neighbors and Burien voters, My name is Patty Janssen and I am running for Burien Council, position # 7. I am writing to you because,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Legislative Breakfast will be Tuesday, Dec. 12

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Legislative Breakfast will be Tuesday, Dec. 12

Join the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce for the largest business breakfast in the South Sound on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Emerald Downs. “The South sound Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition... [Read more]

Sponsored Post COUPON: Get a FREE BOGO Cheeseburger at Burger Broiler!

COUPON: Get a FREE BOGO Cheeseburger at Burger Broiler!

Advertiser Burger Broiler is offering a Buy One, Get One FREE Coupon for a Cheeseburger! Click the image below, then print it out and bring it into Burger Broiler, located at 119 SW 148h Street in Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend! The first two homes – open both Saturday & Sunday – are newly constructed... [Read more]

Another funny packet released for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Another funny packet released for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

The agenda and packet for this coming Monday’s (Nov. 6) regular Burien City Council is out (download a PDF here), and at moments it’s like reading a humor magazine, due to the fact that the City is... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – October 2017 Blog traffic stats up +21% / +46% over 2016!

THANKS READERS – October 2017 Blog traffic stats up +21% / +46% over 2016!

Website traffic for The B-Town Blog during the month of October, 2017 is up nearly +21% – with impressions up +46% over 2016, according to independent statistics from Google Analytics: Check out the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien: Dear Burien Voters, Wow – what the heck is happening to our community? I’m sure many of you are wondering why I have stepped forward in a proactive manner... [Read more]

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Discover Burien is now accepting applications for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund – started in 2015 – was designed to help students in our community achieve... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Kaiser Permanente opens new 23,000 sq. ft. Burien Medical Center

B-TOWN BIZ: Kaiser Permanente opens new 23,000 sq. ft. Burien Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Washington this week opened their new, 23,000 square foot new Medical Center in Burien. The new facility – which opened Wednesday, Nov. 1 – features state-of-the-art technology and... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announced its Costume Contest winners from the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl,’ held last Saturday, Oct. 28, with the top winner(s) taking home a $1,000 prize. The winners... [Read more]

Jennafer Price Cargill selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

Jennafer Price Cargill selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

Discover Burien announced on Wednesday (Nov. 1) that Jennafer Price Cargill has been selected as the new Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Price Cargill moved to the local area in 2006, and comes... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Vote November 7th!</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: Vote November 7th!

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Election Day is fast approaching – Tuesday, November 7th – and although we might not be voting for President this year, now more... [Read more]

Happy ‘Burien-O-Ween’ from a survivor of a time machine

Happy ‘Burien-O-Ween’ from a survivor of a time machine

A short story by Joe Moldovan I really do not recall how I ended up here, perhaps it might make more sense if I start from the beginning… It was Halloween afternoon in Burien and I had been working... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome new agent Tayna Lorella to Berkshire Hathaway Burien!

Please welcome new agent Tayna Lorella to Berkshire Hathaway Burien!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest would like to welcome a new Agent – Tayna Lorella: My passion for real estate runs deep and I strive to give my clients a positive and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance? I had just been out of law school for less than a year and had passed bar only a few months before,... [Read more]

City of Burien holding public hearing on 2017-2018 Budget on Monday, Nov. 6

City of Burien holding public hearing on 2017-2018 Budget on Monday, Nov. 6

The City of Burien announced that it will hold a public hearing on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 for the purpose of “receiving public comments on revenue sources, including a possible increase of up to 1%... [Read more]