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LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

[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 Editor, I saw the Letter to the Editor... [Read more]

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

[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 Editor, I received a call from the... [Read more]

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

The former coach of a South King County bowling team was sentenced Tuesday, June 11 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 25 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for production and possession... [Read more]

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Monday, June 10, 2019, a 36-year old suspect was arrested in Renton thanks to the excellent work by King County Major Crimes Detectives. The suspect will be transported... [Read more]

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

An update on a pilot program for unauthorized use of parks, a Medic One/EMS Levy, zoning, fund forecast, fireworks and more are on the agenda for Monday night’s (June 3) Burien City Council meeting. Download... [Read more]

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council reviewed the city’s proposed new sign ordinance, heard of a new citywide ‘First Friday’ series of community summer celebrations and unanimously voted City Manager... [Read more]

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

On Monday, May 20, the City of Burien released the following statement from City Manager Brian J. Wilson regarding homelessness, tents and camping in city parks: The City of Burien has heard a number of... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

On Friday, May 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon, which featured speeches by Mayors and representatives from the cities of Burien,... [Read more]

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

This week, the City of Burien announced a new approach to addressing unauthorized use of Burien parks and facilities. In an effort to make everyone feel welcome and safe in Burien parks, City staff and Burien Police will be taking a…

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers spent a majority of their time at the regular meeting Monday night (May 5) listening to 40 speakers during public comment period, taking up an hour and a half.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: Come out and get to know your neighbors and meet your local police, fire, or city staff at National Night Out, being held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, from 6 – 9 p.m. National Night Out... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

[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 skateboard park at 4th Ave SW and... [Read more]

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

All are invited to a Free Community Event on Thursday, May 9, that will highlight the achievements of the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth, honor the Cascade Middle School Prevention Team’s successes,... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center owners ordered to pay $25 million for violating rules

Highline Medical Center owners ordered to pay $25 million for violating rules

By Jack Mayne The owners of Burien’s Highline Medical Center have been ordered to rehabilitate the credit of over 5,500 state residents to the tune of $25 million because they had qualified for charity... [Read more]

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Two car thieves who were fleeing from police crashed into a Prius and SUV near the 13600 block of 8th Ave S. (map below) before getting busted in Burien Thursday night, April 25. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

Burien Police Department’s monthly ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday, April 26, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Leasing Office of the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments. Hosted every last Friday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the 33-year old suspect wanted for allegedly assaulting Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) in Burien last week has been arrested by Seattle Police. As... [Read more]