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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Diaper Drive nets over 33,000 diapers!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Diaper Drive nets over 33,000 diapers!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate recently completed its 2017 Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse, and received a record 33,1147 Diapers! “Thank you Burien,... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Business Awards

Nominations now open for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Business Awards

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced the return of its annual Business Awards and Recognition Luncheon, and Nominations are now open. “Now is the time to thank that special business... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos showing the fog around our region. “The fog this morning reduced visibility in much of Burien to only a few feet and the Sound was completely... [Read more]

Make wishes come true for Navos and other local non-profits this holiday season

Make wishes come true for Navos and other local non-profits this holiday season

Make the holidays brighter for some of the most vulnerable children, youth, and adults in our community with a gift of gift cards (grocery stores or Target preferred), or children’s books (in English... [Read more]

Happy Birthday to us – 10 years ago today, The Blog started publishing!

Happy Birthday to us – 10 years ago today, The Blog started publishing!

Happy 10th Birthday to Us! Ten years ago today – on Dec. 11, 2007 – the first stories were published on The B-Town Blog, with the hopes of providing an effective, frequently-updated, professional... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 1 Burn Ban lifted for King County

UPDATE: Stage 1 Burn Ban lifted for King County

UPDATE: The burn ban for King and Snohomish County is lifted, effective at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Dec. 11. The Stage 1 Burn Ban for Greater Pierce County continues. PREVIOUSLY: Due to sustained stagnant... [Read more]

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

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

Celebrate New Years Eve at Burien Elks Lodge

Celebrate New Years Eve at Burien Elks Lodge

From the folks at Burien Elks #2143: Come Celebrate New Years Eve at the Burien Elks lodge with Dinner and Dancing! We will serve dinner from 6 – 8 p.m. – enjoy Steak and Lobster, potatoes, salad &... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: [EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff.] City/Airport... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers & Crew for local restaurants, interviews Monday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers & Crew for local restaurants, interviews Monday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants, Open Interviews Monday Now hiring crew and managers for McDonald’s Burien, Tukwila, and White Center locations, with a special... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [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]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. The first two homes are newly constructed two-story,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘ChristmasSOUNDS’ is this weekend at Performing Arts Center

REMINDER: ‘ChristmasSOUNDS’ is this weekend at Performing Arts Center

REMINDER: This Saturday, Dec. 9 & Sunday, Dec. 10, the entire Northwest Associated Arts family will present their annual Christmas program at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. This annual... [Read more]

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Annual Christmas Toys for Kids event is this Sunday at Burien Elks

Praisealujah and New Walk Church are joining with the Burien Elks for the 2017 Christmas Toys for Kids event this Sunday, Dec. 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. A Christmas Party will be held upstairs in the Elks... [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]

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

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Marvista Elementary Teacher honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

Marvista Elementary Teacher honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks honored Marvista Elementary School teacher Jennevieve Acosta as a “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” this week. Seattle... [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 →

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s Winterfest Tree Lighting (& Santa!)

On Saturday, Dec. 2, the annual Winterfest Tree Lighting – and rock star-like arrival of Santa (complete with police escort!) – took place at the Normandy Park Towne Center. Also on hand to entertain... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Rock in the New Year with the Molner Band at the Tin Room on New Year’s Eve

Rock in the New Year with the Molner Band at the Tin Room on New Year’s Eve

“Back by popular demand!” ROCK in the New Year with the Molner Band at the Tin Room on New Year’s Eve, starting at 9:30 p.m.! Molner Band Rock’in New Year’s | Tin Room |... [Read more]

Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Join the Burien Library Guild and support your library’s programs on Monday, Jan. 8. This meeting – which runs from 7 – 9 p.m. – is open to everyone and will be held at the library. More info... [Read more]