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LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

[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:] Tell the Burien City Council to Support... [Read more]

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Dec. 17) Burien City Council meeting are the controversial Comprehensive Plan Amendments related to the new Mary’s Place project, along with the 2019-20 budget,... [Read more]

Port of Seattle seeking Volunteers to help test Sea-Tac Airport’s new North Satellite

Port of Seattle seeking Volunteers to help test Sea-Tac Airport’s new North Satellite

The Port of Seattle is seeking Volunteers to help test and launch the modernized North Satellite at Sea-Tac Airport. The Port of Seattle seeks residents to participate in its “Full Scale Passenger... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SKANSKA Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach meeting is Monday, Dec. 17

SKANSKA Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach meeting is Monday, Dec. 17

Join SKANSKA project teams this coming Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at the Renton Community Center at 11:30 a.m. to learn about several exciting upcoming GC/CM and Design/Build K-12 construction projects in... [Read more]

VIDEO: Puget Sound Skills Center demos flammability of a Christmas tree

VIDEO: Puget Sound Skills Center demos flammability of a Christmas tree

On Friday, Dec. 14, Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center hosted its annual Christmas tree burn demonstration for students and media. “The purpose is to show how quickly a tree can burn if not... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Top Hat, Burien, West Seattle, Normandy Park, Federal Way, SeaTac, Des Moines

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Top Hat, Burien, West Seattle, Normandy Park, Federal Way, SeaTac, Des Moines

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding eight great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a modern design with two kitchens: Newer construction... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hilarious & heartwarming <i>Handle With Care</I> ends Sunday!

REMINDER: Hilarious & heartwarming Handle With Care ends Sunday!

From left to right, Israeli travelers Ayelet (Anna Richardson) and her grandmother, Edna (Eileen McCann), laugh about an escapade from their trip to America in the holiday comedy Handle with Care. The... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have awarded over $122,000 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools. The foundation’s grant program supports classroom... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: ‘Wind Advisory’ warning issued for Friday

WEATHER UPDATE: ‘Wind Advisory’ warning issued for Friday

UPDATE 12/14/18: The National Weather Service has issued an updated ‘High Wind Watch‘ for the Puget Sound region – including the Burien area – starting around 1 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 14. Experts... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Letter to the Editor is a rebuttal to another Letter, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hi Aaron, Mary’s... [Read more]

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

10,000 Reasons to Give Third grade students at Bow Lake Elementary were smiling Monday afternoon (Dec. 10) after receiving free dictionaries from the Burien Elks #2143. The Dictionary Project was founded... [Read more]

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) will have its last meeting of the year next Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Burien City Hall in the Multipurpose Room on the 1st Floor. “If you are interested... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff raising money for service dog, will perform fundraiser Jan. 12

Cassidy Huff raising money for service dog, will perform fundraiser Jan. 12

South King Media Columnist Cassidy Huff, 16, has been an advocate and do-gooder in her community for years, first coming to our attention when she held a fundraiser to purchase iPads for special needs... [Read more]

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Seattle-based Bloodworks Northwest announced on Wednesday (Dec. 12) that it has received a $240,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. This grant will help Bloodworks provide... [Read more]

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

The ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ is a new, reservation-based transportation service that travels within a specified service area, instead of along a fixed route. The service is offered... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

[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:] To Editor @ B-Town Blog, I just read Mr.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Free Kids ‘Lunch with Santa’ this Saturday at the Burien Eagles

Free Kids ‘Lunch with Santa’ this Saturday at the Burien Eagles

Join your local Burien Eagles at 2 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 15 at Aerie #3523, located at 920 SW 150th Street in Burien for a ‘Lunch with Santa Open House,’ open to all! Your friendly Burien... [Read more]

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

A felon had a hit and run collision with a power pole near S. 124th Street and 5th Ave S. (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Dec. 11. When police arrived, power lines were still hot and on top of the... [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!

“What about the pets?” The lights are up, and holiday cheer can be seen around every corner…that means its time to visit family and friends. But what about your beloved furkids? Often times... [Read more]