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King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

Interested in running for office? If so, King County Elections might be able to help – they’re hosting two candidate workshops to discuss: How to file for office How to submit your voters’... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent fair weather inspires some great photography

PHOTOS: Recent fair weather inspires some great photography

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken from his Burien home on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21. “This is the rainiest and coldest winter/spring in 30 years,” Elston said.... [Read more]

Man shot multiple times in Burien Saturday night

Man shot multiple times in Burien Saturday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 49-year old man was shot multiple times in Burien Saturday night, April 22. The shooting took place in the 13300 block of 14th Ave South (map... [Read more]

‘A Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue at Hotfeet May 20

‘A Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue at Hotfeet May 20

Enjoy a fun & lively cocktail evening filled with tasty food, drinks, and a silent auction to benefit Orphan Relief and Rescue at ‘A Night of Giving’ at Hotfeet Fitness on Saturday,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

This Distracted Driver was caught texting and driving – and weaving – on SW 172nd Street earlier this week in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, when she did this… …and then... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Ale House offers FREE appetizers – here’s how to get yours

Normandy Park Ale House offers FREE appetizers – here’s how to get yours

Have you heard? The Normandy Park Ale House – located in the Normandy Park Towne Center – is under new ownership. But not to worry, new owner Dave Niederkrome isn’t looking to make dramatic changes.... [Read more]

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

The Wastemobile, a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, continues its 2017 season with a collection event at the Des Moines Marina this weekend – Friday, April 21 through... [Read more]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Ballard 2-BD & Exceptional Des Moines Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is this brand new unit in Ballard, open on both Saturday... [Read more]

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal speaks to standing-room only crowd Thursday

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal speaks to standing-room only crowd Thursday

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal was introduced by Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta to a standing-room-only gathering at a Town Hall held in the Burien Community Center on Thursday evening…

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

The Highline Bears announced this week that they will be holding tryouts for talented artists and performers on Sunday, April 30, to get the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a 2017 Highline... [Read more]

Police/Crime Report, City Manager search & more on Monday’s City Council agenda

Police/Crime Report, City Manager search & more on Monday’s City Council agenda

The City’s annual Police/Crime Report, the ongoing search for a new City Manager (apparently none of the five finalists we’ve previously reported on are making the grade?), CARES Animal Control,... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Lisa Escobar, the current principal of Mount View Elementary in White Center, has been announced as the principal of my school, Big Picture High School. She... [Read more]

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Sen. Keiser with the “Maury Island Incident” team: Steve Edmiston, Scott Schaefer, Shelli Park and John White, taken April 18th, 2017. On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington State Senate passed... [Read more]

REMINDER: Congresswoman Jayapal holding Town Hall meeting TONIGHT

REMINDER: Congresswoman Jayapal holding Town Hall meeting TONIGHT

REMINDER: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will be holding a Town Hall meeting in Burien TONIGHT – Thursday, April 20, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. – at the Burien Community Center. This event is free and open... [Read more]

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

TEAM SWISH SPRING FLING BAZAAR **Just in time for Mothers Day** Come shop with over 30 vendors and crafters at a fundraiser for a local youth Basketball team: WHERE: 134 So. 206th St. Des Moines WA... [Read more]

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Now through April 30, 2017 you can feast on a Pulled pork, Chicken, Hot Link and Brisket, Catfish, Cod, Oyster or Prawn Po-Boy sandwich and enjoy an extra side for FREE! Just print or show the coupon... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Discover Burien’s ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday, April 29

Volunteers needed for Discover Burien’s ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday, April 29

It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep Event, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, and sponsored by Recology... [Read more]

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Young Reflections Photography Where do stories come from? How do we know anyone will care? How can I tell my stories in the most meaningful way? Although these are challenging questions for any of us to... [Read more]

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help from the Sounders FC and volunteers, on Wednesday (April 19), Sylvester Middle School students got to see their new rain garden in action. The City of Burien, Washington Green Schools,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools wants your opinion on its communications abilities

Highline Public Schools wants your opinion on its communications abilities

From Highline Public Schools: We are all bombarded with tons of information every day, but are you getting the information you need, the way you want to get it? The Highline communications team wants to... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center will be hosting a FREE Community Water Safety Event this Saturday, April 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. They will be raffling off a free session of swim lessons, swim passes... [Read more]

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Print this ad and bring it with you to receive $1 off your plate of choice! or mention Owen (or The B-Town Blog) sent you! Enjoy a Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken and Ribs Plate Fundraising event... [Read more]

‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong will be Thursday, April 27

‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong will be Thursday, April 27

Get ready to eat your generous heart out! On Thursday, April 27, from 5 – 10 p.m., Smarty Pants Garage will host ‘Dining Out For Life,’ an annual fundraiser for Lifelong. “Have a... [Read more]

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

In response to community concerns, and to keep neighboring communities updated on operations at Sea-Tac Airport, the Port of Seattle has scheduled a presentation – set for Tuesday, April 25 at 1 p.m.... [Read more]