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Southwest Lacrosse Club now registering for 2015 spring season

Southwest Lacrosse Club now registering for 2015 spring season

The Southwest Lacrosse Club – which serves the Highline, West Seattle, Tukwila and SeaTac area – is currently registering for the spring 2015 season. To register, visit http://swlacrosseclub.org. Organizers... [Read more]

Say hello to the ‘Highline Bears’ – semi-pro Baseball returning to the area

Say hello to the ‘Highline Bears’ – semi-pro Baseball returning to the area

In the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, White Center Stadium (now Steve Cox Memorial Park) was the home of men’s semi-professional baseball and professional fast pitch softball teams. Several... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Super Bowl Weekend and Beyond

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Super Bowl Weekend and Beyond

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Happy Friday evening everyone! Thick fog is blanketing the region right now,... [Read more]

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Burien Community Center, with two sessions: 5:30 – 7 p.m. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Registration*: $35, or just $30... [Read more]

United Way of King County can take tax stress away – they’ll do yours for free!

United Way of King County can take tax stress away – they’ll do yours for free!

United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in 25 locations to qualifying families throughout King County from now until April 18th.  Households making under $60,000 can have their... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday – is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It’s got hardwood floors... [Read more]

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?

The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count’ will be from Feb. 13-16 – with a ‘Burien Birdfest’ on Feb. 14 – and all are invited to join in by counting birds. To get you in... [Read more]

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ kickoff will be during Empty Bowls this Friday, Jan. 30

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ kickoff will be during Empty Bowls this Friday, Jan. 30

The kickoff for this year’s ‘Relay for Life’ of Highline is scheduled for this Friday, Jan. 30, during the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser event at the Burien Community Center. This event is... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 20

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 20

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave... [Read more]

GO ‘HAWKS! But first, go for a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday before the Super Bowl

GO ‘HAWKS! But first, go for a ‘Walk-n-Talk’ this Sunday before the Super Bowl

Last year, 22 “12th Man” Walk-n-Talkers had a brisk walk before the Super Bowl… and look what happened. The Seahawks won! Let’s do it again. Some may say: “Oh no… there’s no time for a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

The Grand Opening celebration of Recology’s new recycling-focused retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31. “The Recology Store is a resource offering our customers drop off for special... [Read more]

UPDATE: Debra Jean Zimmerman has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Debra Jean Zimmerman has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 29 9:55 a.m.: Debra Zimmerman has been FOUND. “We are still trying to determine the exact circumstances behind her disappearance but we do not suspect any foul play,” Sgt. Doug... [Read more]

Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

  Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Some Burien residents are upset that an ornamental Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street will be removed soon, due... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Saturday work party at Shorewood Park

Volunteers needed for Saturday work party at Shorewood Park

Volunteers are needed to join Shorewood on the Sound Neighbors at Shorewood Park in Burien for a work party this Saturday, Jan. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to Noon, and volunteers are asked to meet at the Shorewood... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they’re seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit... [Read more]

Numerous anti-school bond signs defaced, tampered with overnight

Numerous anti-school bond signs defaced, tampered with overnight

Seems that just before every election, political signs get defaced, removed or destroyed – and that’s just what happened overnight Tuesday (Jan. 27), as numerous anti-school bond signs were tampered... [Read more]

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Burien’s Environmental Science Center has a lot of great events planned for the month of February: Seahurst Beach Clean Up “Creating a cleaner habitat for salmon” Friday, Feb 20th • 12:00... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Dave Shapiro, Author of the “Terra Tempo” series, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 31. Follow Ari, Jenna, and Caleb through the big picture of Earth’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 425 SW 144th Street... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School My assignment was to go to Time Tunnel Records today! At 14911 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien there is a little white storefront... [Read more]

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

by Jack Mayne In one of the shorter meetings of recent past, the Burien City Council decided at Monday’s (Jan. 26) study session that getting and keeping businesses in the city is the most important... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools has named seven community members to its newly-formed Capital Projects Oversight Committee, which will provide oversight of school construction projects, including the projects... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish School will be holding two Open Houses this Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and in the evening from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at their campus... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my!’

LETTER: ‘Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my!’

[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:] Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my! If the Evergreen... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

On Friday, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature pieces centered... [Read more]

Sponsored Post CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its Virtual Urgent Care to serve patients in the service areas of Burien’s Highline Medical Center as well as Bremerton’s Harrison Medical Center. For... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High School announced this week a new technology education partnership with Seattle App Academy. Seattle App Academy will deliver computer science and programming classes to Kennedy students... [Read more]