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Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

We’d like to welcome back returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien – which is not just for Bikram anymore! Located in the heart of Burien, Bikram Yoga Burien is dedicated to offering Yoga and fitness... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: We are lucky to live near the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field in Tukwila. Admission is $20 for... [Read more]

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

WABI Burien will be holding its 3rd annual Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, Aug. 2, starting at 2 p.m. Here’s more info: Come join the 3rd Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk as we... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

If you want to discuss food – growing, eating, processing, not wasting, supporting farmers, building community and our economy – you are invited to come to the next Burien Foodshed Project meeting,... [Read more]

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

The Toastmasters International club, Growthmasters Club #4801, recently changed its meeting time to 12:00 p.m. at Burien Evangelical Church at 500 SW 146th Street, across from the Burien Community Center. Growthmasters... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at the Auburn Golf Course. This year they’ve added four prize holes for holes-in-one, including one hole with... [Read more]

Registration now open for Highline Soccer Club’s Fall Season

Registration now open for Highline Soccer Club’s Fall Season

This just in from the Highline Soccer Club: HSC 2015 Fall Season Age groups: U-06 to U-19 Fall Registration Fee: $80 – $125 depending on age (see FAQ below for details). 8 – 10 game season... [Read more]

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

[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:] Kennedy Catholic has submitted a land... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Greg Johnston, Author of ‘Washington’s Pacific Coast’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Greg Johnston, Author of ‘Washington’s Pacific Coast’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Greg Johnston, Author of “Washington’s Pacific Coast,” will be doing a book signing at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Washington’s coast is a unique adventure destination... [Read more]

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader and originally sent to the City of Burien. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is Saturday at Burien Town Square Park!

REMINDER: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is Saturday at Burien Town Square Park!

REMINDER: The 2nd annual ‘Awesome Kids Day’ event is from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 11 at Burien Town Square Park, and all are invited! This is a FREE family event sponsored... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Author of ‘The League of Regrettable Superheroes’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Author of ‘The League of Regrettable Superheroes’ at Page 2 Books Saturday

Jon Morris, Author of “The League of Regrettable Superheroes,” will be holding a Book Signing At Page 2 Books at 10 a.m. this Saturday, July 11. Do you remember comic books featuring Doll Man, Doctor... [Read more]

Don’t miss the Hi-Liners’ ‘Rent’ on July 11 & 12 at Renton Civic Theater

Don’t miss the Hi-Liners’ ‘Rent’ on July 11 & 12 at Renton Civic Theater

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be presenting their Student Edition of ‘Rent’ on July 11 & 12, starting at 7 p.m. at the Renton Civic Theater. This dynamic musical is set in the East Village... [Read more]

Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ will be July 9–12 at Renton Civic Theater

Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ will be July 9–12 at Renton Civic Theater

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be performing ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ starting at 7 p.m. this Thursday night, July 9, and continuing Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m., and again Saturday, July 11 and Sunday,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey Readers! Welcome to Cassidy’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President, one Thomas... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

John Knox Community Preschool is looking to hire a Leader Teacher and Teacher Assistants: To apply, email marla@jkpcusa.org with the subject line “Lead Teacher Fall 2015.” John Knox Community... [Read more]

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents that used fireworks can leave behind a great deal of debris. “If you blow it up, clean it up,” Duffy said. Proper cleanup of firework debris can... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-town Readers! I’m so sorry... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High School is seeking Homestay Families to support its international students for the 2015-16 school year. “International students are excited to experience family life in America,... [Read more]

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

The Burien Foodshed Project – a conversation-in-progress about food and community – will be holding its next meeting on Monday, June 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Lakeview Room of the Burien Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County Yesler Building, Room 240 400 Yesler Way Seattle WA 98104 (206) 477-0633  TTY: 711 CITY OF SEATTLE DUWAMISH AREA ANNEXATION... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Teacher Recruiting Event on Wednesday, June 24, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the District office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Meet Highline principals and assistant... [Read more]