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Candlelight Procession & Vigil Against Hate will be Wednesday night, Nov. 1

Candlelight Procession & Vigil Against Hate will be Wednesday night, Nov. 1

A Candlelight Procession and Vigil “against hate infiltrating the south King County community” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1, starting at 8 p.m. at Azteca Restaurant, with a vigil planned... [Read more]

LETTER: Respect WA is a Hate Group, and they need to be told to leave WA

LETTER: Respect WA is a Hate Group, and they need to be told to leave WA

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

Sponsored Post A message from Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council

A message from Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council

From Advertiser Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council: My name is Jimmy Matta and I am running for Burien City Council because I believe our city is comprised of people with diverse demographics and we... [Read more]

Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

In response to a gathering imbroglio surrounding a recent endorsement letter supporting four Burien City Council candidates mailed out by Respect Washington, the candidates in question have taken to social... [Read more]

VIDEO: Dow Constantine & regional leaders denounce racist flier in Burien

VIDEO: Dow Constantine & regional leaders denounce racist flier in Burien

On Monday (Oct. 30), King County Executive Dow Constantine – along with numerous regional political leaders (and one lurker) – denounced the recent Respect Washington flier considered by many to be... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember’s wife questions integrity of Dow Constantine

LETTER: Councilmember’s wife questions integrity of Dow Constantine

[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:] To Dow Constantine, County Executive; On... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘We are better than this!’

LETTER: ‘We are better than this!’

[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 Burien, A couple days ago, many... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

On Saturday, Oct. 28, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent the following statement to all staff, regarding the controversial hate mail recently sent out by Respect Washington: Hello... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

[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:] B-Town Blog Editor: After reading both... [Read more]

LETTER: I do not respect ‘Respect Washington’; plus, Sheriff responds

LETTER: I do not respect ‘Respect Washington’; plus, Sheriff responds

[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:] To the B-Town Blog, A number of acquaintances... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

The Burien Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a local man for running over campaign signs in another resident’s front yard. Officers were able to locate and arrest the owner... [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: Dear Friends, Neighbors, Residents and Voters of Burien: My name is Debi Wagner and I have had the privilege and honor of being a council member serving... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

From Advertiser Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council: Dear Burien – I’ve served as your Councilmember for the last four years. The very best part of this job has been the opportunity to meet... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘What a highly inappropriate action by a Mayor!’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘What a highly inappropriate action by a Mayor!’

[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:] To the B-Town Blog, On Friday I received... [Read more]

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio: ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’

KNKX Radio (88.5 FM, formerly KPLU) did a good radio report they call ‘Something’s Different About This Year’s Election In Burien’ that’s definitely worth a listen. Here’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage from Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Candidates’ Night’

VIDEO: Raw footage from Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Candidates’ Night’

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce recently invited all candidates who filed for the 2017 Election for City Council positions in the communities of: Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer A Candidate Forum for hopefuls running for Burien City Council was held at the Burien Library on Tuesday night, Oct. 10. All eight candidates were present at... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Oct. 3), The B-Town Blog held its second and final 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at Merrill Gardens at Burien (an Advertiser). This final forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: The deadline to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 9

REMINDER: The deadline to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 9

REMINDER: The deadline to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 9. To register to vote in Washington, you must be: A citizen of the United States A legal resident of Washington state At least 18 years old... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER:The final B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens at Burien, located at 15020 5th Ave SW near Town Square (map below), starting at 7 p.m. This... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Sept. 26), The B-Town Blog held its first 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at El Dorado West Retirement Community (an Advertiser). This first forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council rejected on a tie 3–3 tie vote a proposal by Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz to require landlords to not consider whether a prospective resident gets public grant... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the candidates who have confirmed their attendance for their bi-annual Candidates Night on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Candidates Night will be... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election – please save these dates!: 1. Tuesday, Sept. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum... [Read more]