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B-TOWN BIZ: Gluten-free store Start Fresh Market will be closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Gluten-free store Start Fresh Market will be closing

Start Fresh Market, located at the corner of SW 152nd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Olde Burien, announced on its Facebook page Thursday (Oct. 30) that it will be closing. It appears that they’re... [Read more]

Constantine, McDermott call for adding Burien service to Sound Transit

Constantine, McDermott call for adding Burien service to Sound Transit

King County Executive and Sound Transit Board Chair Dow Constantine and King County Council and Sound Transit Board member Joe McDermott today moved to add future high-capacity transit service to West... [Read more]

On Halloween, Burien man will give out thousands of international candies

On Halloween, Burien man will give out thousands of international candies

This Halloween night, if your kids (or you?) go trick-or-treating on 22nd Ave SW in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood, in addition to the usual “Fun Sized” American-made candy bars, you... [Read more]

Learn about whales, beaches at upcoming Environmental Science Center events

Learn about whales, beaches at upcoming Environmental Science Center events

Burien’s Environmental Science Center has the following events coming up: Wednesday, Nov 5th (6:30-8:00 PM) — Talk: “Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales: 10 Years of Research... [Read more]

Jury convicts Burien man in fatal shooting of unarmed cab driver in Aug. 2012

Jury convicts Burien man in fatal shooting of unarmed cab driver in Aug. 2012

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that a jury has convicted a 49-year-old Burien man in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man outside a home in Burien on August 28, 2012. The jury convicted... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Be sure to bring your carved pumpkins and tea light candles to Dottie Harper Park this Saturday night, Nov. 1 to fill the park up with pumpkins for the ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’! The... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘An open Letter to my neighbors about the school bond…’

LETTER: ‘An open Letter to my neighbors about the school bond…’

[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 Editor: I am writing to support Proposition... [Read more]

Susan Enfield: ‘While we have challenges in Highline, we are on the right track…’

Susan Enfield: ‘While we have challenges in Highline, we are on the right track…’

Last week Highline Public Schools Superintendent gave her annual ‘State of Our Schools’ speech at the Museum of Flight. Here’s a video of her full speech, followed by what the school... [Read more]

Sponsored Post In Pain? New Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

In Pain? New Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Life in Balance Physical Therapy and Pilates – announcing their new office in the heart of Burien. Originally established in 2006, in West Seattle, Life in Balance... [Read more]

Stabbing at Ambaum bus stop injures one Wednesday night

Stabbing at Ambaum bus stop injures one Wednesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that one person was stabbed at a bus stop in the 13600 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW Wednesday night (Oct. 29) around 6 p.m. Police say that the teen suspects... [Read more]

LETTER: Evergreen High Alum supports Highline School District Bond

LETTER: Evergreen High Alum supports Highline School District Bond

[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 Editor. Let me introduce myself. I am a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s annual Holiday Market will be Saturday, Nov. 8

Burien Community Church’s annual Holiday Market will be Saturday, Nov. 8

Burien Community Church will host its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be handmade Christmas Decor and Gifts, Gently Used Secondhand decorations, wrapping paper,... [Read more]

Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit Public Meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 4

Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit Public Meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 4

A public meeting on the Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Burien Community Center. “The Miller Walker Basin Partners (the cities of Burien, Normandy Park... [Read more]

For Burienite Audajha Coy, making frightening faces is a good career move

For Burienite Audajha Coy, making frightening faces is a good career move

by Mark Neuman For 20-year old Audajha Coy, making faces – very scary scream-inducing faces – is a promising career move. She’s one of twenty students attending the exclusive Tom Savini Make-Up... [Read more]

Health Sciences and Human Services High School named ‘School of Distinction’

Health Sciences and Human Services High School named ‘School of Distinction’

Health Sciences and Human Services High School (aka ‘HS3′) has been recognized for outstanding academic improvements in math and reading, earning a 2014 School of Distinction Award. HS3 is... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Our public schools are the cloth that binds…’

LETTER: ‘Our public schools are the cloth that binds…’

[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 Editor: As a member of the Samoan-American... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Olde Burien Holiday Open House’ will be Thursday, Nov. 6

Discover Burien’s ‘Olde Burien Holiday Open House’ will be Thursday, Nov. 6

Kick off the holiday season and discover Olde Burien retailers and restaurants at Discover Burien’s annual Olde Burien Holiday Open House on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. on SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

[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:] I grew up in the Highline School District and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

No Time to Waste For Holiday Results! Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics is offering amazing specials on their most popular treatments such as Botox, Artefill and more to get your “glam on”... [Read more]

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting on bond issue tonight

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting on bond issue tonight

Highline Citizens for Schools will be holding its third community update meeting tonight – Tuesday, Oct. 28 – to discuss the upcoming bond measure on the November ballot. “We will provide an... [Read more]

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

November’s B-Town Beat is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to showcasing art, select venues will also be collecting donations of new or gently used winter clothing, blankets,... [Read more]

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkins won’t be the only things decorated at this year’s Night of 1000 Pumpkins – coming this Saturday, Nov. 1. The artists from the Burien Arts Association will be painting faces for FREE at the... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

[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:] This country was founded by declaring, in part,... [Read more]

City of Burien holding two public hearings on 2015-16 Biennial Budget

City of Burien holding two public hearings on 2015-16 Biennial Budget

The City of Burien will be holding public hearings on Nov. 3 and Nov. 17 to receive comments on the 2015-16 Biennial Budget and proposed supplement package. The meetings will be held in the City Hall Council... [Read more]

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will next screen at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The movie recently won “Audience... [Read more]

Man tries to steal boat near Seahurst, ends up in jail without a paddle

Man tries to steal boat near Seahurst, ends up in jail without a paddle

Burien resident John White shared this story about the theft of his boat Saturday night: Forest Ledge Boat Stolen Again-A Life or Death Story It was just after 5:00 pm last night. As we were about to order... [Read more]

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Our Puget Sound Weather Geek clocked a gust of 65MPH at his weather station above Three Tree Point Saturday night. With gusts reaching as high as 65MPH and sustained winds around 50MPH*, a massive, powerful... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]