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Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

By Luke Olson It was not long ago head coach Josh Evans would make his case that reliever A.J. Palmer could possibly get some starts for the Highline Bears in the near future after an impressive performance... [Read more]

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

Local attorney, activist and filmmaker Steve Edmiston took a break from his ongoing project – to brief the Port of Seattle Commissioners on the impact of aircraft operations on our communities – to... [Read more]

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run – coming Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 – to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Burien’s new ‘Great Day of Play’ will be at Moshier Field on Saturday, June 30

Burien’s new ‘Great Day of Play’ will be at Moshier Field on Saturday, June 30

Burien’s new – and FREE – ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join in and have FUN at the Great Day of Play, featuring: Touch-A-Truck Field of inflatables Sports... [Read more]

Highline Bears’ first-ever Bobblehead Night is this Saturday with Buntly!

Highline Bears’ first-ever Bobblehead Night is this Saturday with Buntly!

The Highline Bears will be holding their first-ever Bobblehead Night this Saturday, June 16 when they take on the Redmond Dudes at Mel Olsen Stadium in White Center. And the collectible Bobblehead will... [Read more]

Highline Bears bats go quiet against Walla Walla Sweets in non-league matchup

Highline Bears bats go quiet against Walla Walla Sweets in non-league matchup

By Luke Olson It’s hard for teams to win ball games when not many hits nor walks are registered for them. It’s even harder when you give away a total of eight free passes on walks to the opposing... [Read more]

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

‘Active shooter’ shoots, hits 4 cars on SR 509 in Burien/SeaTac Wed. afternoon

By Scott Schaefer A huge police turnout on and around SR 509 near where south Burien meets the SeaTac City limits was in response to an ‘active shooter’ who shot and hit four vehicles on the... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $67,000 in scholarships

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $67,000 in scholarships

On Sunday evening, June 10, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded over $67,000 in scholarships to 23 graduating seniors of Highline High School…

Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

By Joe Moldovan With the upcoming Soap Box Derby race quickly approaching – this Saturday, June 16 at Noon during Strawberry Days – I wanted to share some fun science facts for when you are building... [Read more]

Don’t miss ‘Mural Masters 4’ Artists in action at Strawberry Days this weekend

Don’t miss ‘Mural Masters 4’ Artists in action at Strawberry Days this weekend

Curator & Artist Sneke + B-Town Beat are presenting ‘Northwest Mural Masters 4’ during Strawberry Days this weekend – June 16 & 17. Hosted in the Burien Art Alley, NWMM features... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

Come ‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby when the Highline Bears take on the North Sound Emeralds this Friday night, June 15. For every package of diapers you bring to the game, the Highline... [Read more]

VIDEO: Mayor Jimmy Matta speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

VIDEO: Mayor Jimmy Matta speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

On Friday, June 8, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ membership luncheon, with guest speakers from five regional cities, including Burien Mayor... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

Courtesy Elston Hill: “Thursday night, June 7, a sailboat and a container ship drifted by Burien. “In the evening and at night the container ship emits a very audible growlng sound from the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday’s game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday’s game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

Artist Katherine Wimble Fox and the South King County Cultural Coalition (SoCoCulture) announced this week an open call to the public to contribute to the crowd-sourced, online, interactive Forest for... [Read more]

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

During Discover Burien’s community festival ‘Strawberry Days’ – at Town Square Park the weekend of June 16 and 17 – there will be a Cornhole Tournament for Relay for Life. This... [Read more]

Strawberry Days coming to Burien Town Square Park weekend of June 16-17

Strawberry Days coming to Burien Town Square Park weekend of June 16-17

Enjoy the Strawberry Days (formerly the Wild Strawberry Festival), Soap Box Derby Races and Relay For Life Cornhole Tournament hosted by Discover Burien the weekend of June 16-17! This is a FREE, family-friendly... [Read more]

Council backs SR 509 extension to I-5; reminds fireworks are illegal in Burien

Council backs SR 509 extension to I-5; reminds fireworks are illegal in Burien

By Jack Mayne Even though the Burien City Council unanimously endorsed a state project to finish the connection of State Route 509, it is not expected to cost local taxpayers any Burien money. The Council... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Why Business & Government Relationships Matter</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: Why Business & Government Relationships Matter

Why Business and Government Relationships Matter By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Our Chamber of Commerce is proud of the relationships we’ve built with local government;... [Read more]

Highline Council PTSA gives out scholarships & awards, including to the Blog!

Highline Council PTSA gives out scholarships & awards, including to the Blog!

Last week, the Highline Council PTSA honored students, teachers, employees and community members with scholarships and awards – including to The B-Town Blog – at the district’s central office... [Read more]

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24…

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

Friday night (May 25), the Highline High Pirates played their hearts out against Burlington-Edison in a play-off soccer game to see who would advance to the championship round. The Pirates lost 1-0 after... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]