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PODCAST: Red Light Cameras coming; Jack Mayne on transparency, more

PODCAST: Red Light Cameras coming; Jack Mayne on transparency, more

Here’s episode #70 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy Weather is on the horizon and I’m excited!

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy Weather is on the horizon and I’m excited!

by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek As the meteorologists eye the weather models, I think it’s time to get the raincoats ready – because stormy weather is on the horizon and I’m excited! It... [Read more]

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Burien’s annual Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Highline Public Schools is bragging about four Highline Pirates football players who recently helped a total stranger have a better birthday (get the tissues out because you may need it…): Highline... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education, and will be held on Tuesday night, Oct. 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. Speakers will include: Edward Etherington, Broadcast Communications Instructor... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Community Salmon Investigation for Highline starts Oct. 3, and volunteers are needed. Organizers are looking for adventurous volunteers to wade Miller and Walker Creeks through the dark days of winter... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol fired at Monday night’s council session

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol fired at Monday night’s council session

By Jack Mayne After an executive session at the end of a nearly four hour study session, the Burien City Council voted 4-3 Monday night (Sept. 26) to have the city attorney prepare a “separation agreement”... [Read more]

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the musical comedy The Toxic Avenger, opens Sept. 30 and runs through Oct. 30. The Burien Actors Theatre production features live musicians, specialty drinks... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

Angry Burien citizens forming group to fight FAA over increases in airplane noise

The Burien City Council wants an October meeting between the city, the Port of Seattle and the regional office of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to discuss the recent increase in airplane noise over the city…

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

Here’s episode #68 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Brazen Burien burglar caught on video stealing from resident

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Brazen Burien burglar caught on video stealing from resident

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with the Burien victim – are seeking the public’s help in identifying this suspect, wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred near S. 146th... [Read more]

Warning parkers – another paid Diamond Parking lot has opened in Olde Burien

Warning parkers – another paid Diamond Parking lot has opened in Olde Burien

A new paid Diamond Parking lot has opened near the Elliott Building, located at 920 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. A new paid Diamond Parking lot opened in the 900 block on SW 152nd Street Olde Burien... [Read more]

Former Burien City Councilmember Kathy Keene has passed away

Former Burien City Councilmember Kathy Keene has passed away

Photo by Scott Schaefer. Former Burien City Councilmember Kathy Keene has passed away, according to a Facebook post. Keene was elected to city council Position 6 in November 2007. She retired in 2010 and... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

The summer music festival season is not over – and the best is yet to come! The 8th annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 3 p.m.-11 p.m. The all-day... [Read more]

Two tabernacles – worth $10-15K each – stolen from Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish

Two tabernacles – worth $10-15K each – stolen from Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a thief (or thieves) broke the 7th Commandment not once – but twice – when someone stole two tabernacles from Burien’s St. Bernadette... [Read more]

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

Student from Kennedy Catholic High School rescued after falling at Mt. Si

A student/athlete from Kennedy Catholic High School was injured in a hiking accident on Mt. Si Saturday (Sept. 3), and had to be rescued by helicopter. The 15-year old student – a member of the school’s... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

Here’s episode #66 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]