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School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus on the Design Concept 1 for the new school (click... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Reasons to Speak Up About Speaking Out

CLIFF’S EDGE: Reasons to Speak Up About Speaking Out

The Burien City Council heard from The Seattle Times this week with what I would assume was unsolicited advice. Some might be surprised at The Times weighing in on the ongoing local dispute over a council... [Read more]

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos showing Wednesday night’s sunset and view of Mt. Rainier from Three Tree Point (click images to view larger version/slideshow):  Read More →

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers have by 6-0 vote approved a resolution asking county and state officials to look at the burgeoning growth of Sea-Tac Airport and figure out who is responsible for... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

28 gather to discuss homelessness at Burien Library Wednesday night

28 gather to discuss homelessness at Burien Library Wednesday night

By Maureen Hoffmann Special to The B-Town Blog Twenty eight people (including 5 children) gathered at the Burien Library/City Hall meeting room to hear stories about homelessness, and to discuss approaches... [Read more]

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16 community meeting at North Hill’s campus…

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 21

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 21

Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS and crew want to remind our Readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 21. These animals are for children – and... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Official, final results send ‘Progressives’ to City Council

ELECTION RESULTS: Official, final results send ‘Progressives’ to City Council

King County Elections on Tuesday (Nov. 28) certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, and the final returns confirm what we called on Nov. 14 – the ‘Progressive’ slate of Pedro... [Read more]

Local Burien entrepreneur & Amazon veteran has a lust for travel, wandering

Local Burien entrepreneur & Amazon veteran has a lust for travel, wandering

In 2015, Jana Kleitsch, a Burien native, found herself planning a last minute road trip for her family to the Washington coast. The trip came together magically (after hours and hours of internet searching),... [Read more]

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Discover Burien says “be a part of the magic this holiday season with personalized letters from Santa!” They are a great gift for all ages that will create excitement and joy for years to come.... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

By Marley A. Mutt Some people might wonder what we dogs like to celebrate this time of year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Solstice? Do we prefer to hang stockings or light menorahs? Honestly, when it... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Key Club holding Homeless Necessities Drive

Highline High School’s Key Club holding Homeless Necessities Drive

Highline High School’s Key Club is back at it with their second annual Homelessness Necessities Drive, which will run until Dec. 14. In an effort to reach out and support the local homeless in... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>In Defense of Shopping</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: In Defense of Shopping

In Defense of Shopping By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Today is Cyber Monday. Launched in 2005, Cyber Monday was a way for online retailers to compete with instore... [Read more]

Three Moonlight Beach Walks coming to Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Three Moonlight Beach Walks coming to Burien’s Environmental Science Center

See marine organisms in a whole new light – your flashlight – at Moonlight Beach Walks at Burien’s Environmental Science Center on these upcoming Saturdays: Dec. 2: 8 – 10 p.m. Dec. 30:... [Read more]

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department is holding its annual Holiday Outreach program, which will serve holiday food, toys and gifts to 50 local families, and here’s how YOU can help! Donations... [Read more]

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

On Tuesday (Nov. 21, 2017), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted its annual holiday dinner for clients. For many of them who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

Shop local, shop Burien (and get a free t-shirt) with a Discover Burien Passport!

Shop local, shop Burien (and get a free t-shirt) with a Discover Burien Passport!

Shop local, shop Burien – the next time you’re out shopping at your favorite Burien Business grab a 2017 Passport and start collecting stamps. Collect at least 5 stamps and turn you card into the... [Read more]

The Viand Pundit reviews Burien’s new Royal Everest restaurant

The Viand Pundit reviews Burien’s new Royal Everest restaurant

The following is a regular review column by ‘The Viand Pundit,’ our anonymous restaurant critic: The Viand Pundit Reviews Royal Everest A Napalese and Indian restaurant has opened in Burien and the... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #45169 earns bronze award by decorating trash cans at Seahurst

Girl Scout Troop #45169 earns bronze award by decorating trash cans at Seahurst

Burien Girl Scout Juniors from Troop #45169 recognized that litter and pollution are a problem at Seahurst Beach and wanted to do something to fix it, which earned them a bronze award! So they worked... [Read more]