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Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding an After-Hours Beach Walk this Friday night, Nov. 21, from 8 – 10 p.m. at their campus at Seahurst Park Beach. Naturalists will be on hand... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School will be hosting an Exhibition of Learning and Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 6 p.m. Families and students interested in Westside School’s middle... [Read more]

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Burien resident Virginia Wright has completed her first book – “Images of Burien” – a compilation of photos and anecdotes about B-Town that will be released on Dec. 8…

Highline Superintendent will be at summit at White House Wednesday

Highline Superintendent will be at summit at White House Wednesday

Highline Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across the country to participate in the first-ever National Connected... [Read more]

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Dan O’Brien, Project Manager for the City of Burien, will be discussing the city’s regional stormwater and trail project in the Northeast Redevelopment Area at the Trout Unlimited meeting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Elston Hill took these great pics of a Redtail Hawk in Burien on Sunday, Nov. 16; here’s what he said about it: “The predator birds love windy days. This hawk visited the bluff above... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira recently visited Advertiser West Seattle Montessori. “West Seattle Montessori had a wonderful visit from Author Sid Shapira and his dog Danny. A wonderful story... [Read more]

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Alex Hoppe is a freshman living in Gregory Heights who wants to launch a pie into space!  That’s right – this 9th grader wants to launch a PIE! Into space! “You may be thinking, ‘What?!?’ But... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Eliminate Senior Culmination Project in the Highline School District’

LETTER: ‘Eliminate Senior Culmination Project in the Highline School District’

[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:] If you have a Senior graduating in one... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

A Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central will start Jan. 9, and here are the details: WHEN: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 WHERE: Des Moines Field House (2... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘It is our first amendment right to have the privilege to speak our mind’

LETTER: ‘It is our first amendment right to have the privilege to speak our mind’

[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:] FREEDOM OF SPEECH This country was founded... [Read more]

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Publisher/Editor Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets, active military and their families! In honor of this holiday, we encourage all our Readers to... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Yes, we will need to have that Bond submitted again…’

LETTER: ‘Yes, we will need to have that Bond submitted again…’

[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:] Unfortunately, the difference between... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Are you ready for some low temperatures?

WEATHER GEEK: Are you ready for some low temperatures?

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Check out the eight day forecast above and you’ll notice that the blue temperature bars drop... [Read more]

Next Highline Special Needs PTA meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 13

Next Highline Special Needs PTA meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 13

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold their next general meeting this Thursday, Nov. 13 at 6:45 p.m. at ERAC, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Guest speakers include the ARC of King County and KCLS... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Opposition statement to the Highline School District No. 401′

LETTER: ‘Opposition statement to the Highline School District No. 401′

[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:] OPPOSITION STATEMENT TO THE HIGHLINE SCHOOL... [Read more]

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Congrats to the Highline High School girls varsity soccer team, who made it to the state tournament for the first time in seven years! The Pirates won two ‘loser out’ matches to clinch the... [Read more]

Kennedy’s Nathanel Tolton CenturyLink Seattle Seahawks Athlete of the Week

Kennedy’s Nathanel Tolton CenturyLink Seattle Seahawks Athlete of the Week

Nathaniel Tolton, a Kennedy Catholic High School – Burien tennis player and team leader, was honored with the CenturyLink Seattle Seahawks Athlete of the Week, and will be featured on Q13 tonight. He... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be at the Cove on Saturday, Nov. 22

7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be at the Cove on Saturday, Nov. 22

The 7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. “All are welcome to attend our annual fundraiser where we gather for food,... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

King County Elections released the fourth round of results for Tuesday’s election, and the Highline School District Bond continues to inch up, now with 57.68% approving as of Thursday night, Nov.... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Moderate winds expected Thursday

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Moderate winds expected Thursday

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 6:30 a.m.: A low pressure cyclone is set to landfall on southern Vancouver Island this... [Read more]

Innovative STEM Initiative Launches in Highline Elementary Schools

Innovative STEM Initiative Launches in Highline Elementary Schools

Partnering with the Washington Informal Science Education (WISE) Consortium, Highline Public Schools is piloting an innovative program that aims to advance science and engineering learning, interest, and... [Read more]

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

UPDATE NOV. 5 7:44 p.m.: The third round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election were released Wednesday (Nov. 5) evening at 7:40 p.m., and Proposition 1, the Highline School District... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Open House is Wed. night, Nov. 5

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School Open House is Wed. night, Nov. 5

Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School is reminding our Readers that their Fall Admissions open house will take place tomorrow night – Wednesday, Nov. 5 – from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Along with an opportunity... [Read more]

Highline Forum and Soundside Alliance holding joint meeting Nov. 12

Highline Forum and Soundside Alliance holding joint meeting Nov. 12

This month, the Highline Forum will be teaming up with the Soundside Alliance Executive Committee to jointly meet at Highline College from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The combined memberships... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Over past several weeks, ‘Yes for Schools’ signs have been disappearing’

LETTER: ‘Over past several weeks, ‘Yes for Schools’ signs have been disappearing’

[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:] An Open Letter to the Highline Community: Over... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Many things have convinced us to vote to approve Prop. 1…’

LETTER: ‘Many things have convinced us to vote to approve Prop. 1…’

[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:] Editor: As homeowners in Highline as well... [Read more]