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Hydro Driver Steve Huff seeking Sponsors for summer race season

Hydro Driver Steve Huff seeking Sponsors for summer race season

Seafair is returning to its roots of hosting the best in Northwest hydroplane racing, and recently announced that the e350 class hydroplanes will be returning this year, along with the H1 Unlimited Hydros. Local... [Read more]

Exchange Club of Highline holding Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 29

Exchange Club of Highline holding Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 29

The Exchange Club of Highline will be holding a Toilet Paper Drive this Saturday, June 29 in front of Trader Joe’s in Burien. This year’s goal is 22,000 rolls to support our local food banks. Food... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Teachers

JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Teachers

The John Knox Community Preschool is seeking Lead and Assistant Teachers for the 2019-20 school year: These are part-time positions, Monday-Thursday. We follow the Highline School District for national... [Read more]

Maury Island Incident Historical Society releases list of Top Songs for UFO Lovers

Maury Island Incident Historical Society releases list of Top Songs for UFO Lovers

The Maury Island Incident Historical Society this week released its list of the top songs for UFO lovers – just in time for National UFO Day (June 24) and World UFO Day (July 2) celebrations. Steve... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get to know guilt-free Roof & Gutter Cleaning from locally owned Seattle Roof Cleaning

Get to know guilt-free Roof & Gutter Cleaning from locally owned Seattle Roof Cleaning

Meet Keith Beers, President of Seattle Roof Cleaning: Not only is he a hard working business owner and 14-year Gregory Heights resident, but he’s also a proud single dad of two wonderful kiddos. Keith... [Read more]

Brush fire burns near Seahurst Park in Burien Monday afternoon

Brush fire burns near Seahurst Park in Burien Monday afternoon

On Monday afternoon (June 24), a brush fire broke out in the 10700 block of 24th Ave SW near Seahurst Park in Burien (map below). Firefighters fought the blaze – which was in a residential area in Seahurst... [Read more]

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure White Center residents and business owners that “public safety is... [Read more]

Burien’s 98th annual 4th of July Parade & B-Town Criterium Bike Race is back!

Burien’s 98th annual 4th of July Parade & B-Town Criterium Bike Race is back!

Come one, come all…the 4th of July is right around the corner and Discover Burien and the City of Burien have an epic celebration planned – appearing for their 41st year: the B-Town Criterium... [Read more]

Founding SeaTac Councilmember, Mayor Terry Anderson has Passed; memorial June 29

Founding SeaTac Councilmember, Mayor Terry Anderson has Passed; memorial June 29

The City of SeaTac announced that founding SeaTac Councilmember and Mayor Terry Anderson has passed away. Current SeaTac Councilmember Pam Fernald relayed the news to the city on Saturday morning, June... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove donates retired county van to Burien

Dave Upthegrove donates retired county van to Burien

On Friday, June 21, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove donated two retired county vans – including one to Burien. The vans will be used to transport community service program participants. Yesterday... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools high school students can get free summer ORCA cards

Highline Public Schools high school students can get free summer ORCA cards

King County Metro is once again offering current Highline Public Schools high school students free summer ORCA cards, and this year they’re extending the program to students who are currently in... [Read more]

Friends of the Boulevard Park Library’s first meeting will be Tues., June 25

Friends of the Boulevard Park Library’s first meeting will be Tues., June 25

The renovated Boulevard Park Library has reopened after being closed for almost a year, and they’re hoping to build membership of a ‘Friends of the Boulevard Park Library’ group. The... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fireworks are illegal in Burien…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fireworks are illegal in Burien…’

[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 Burien, Fireworks are illegal in... [Read more]

Success Foundation team will compete for trip to Johnson Space Center July 19

Success Foundation team will compete for trip to Johnson Space Center July 19

Left to right, top to bottom: Megan Tucker (Flight Director), Mudassar Iqbal, Jonathan Toledo, Atta Khan, Lucas Mathews (Lead Mentor), Ariel Alejandro Santana Herrera, Ahmed Mohamed Salim, and Mahmadkaif... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Seattle, Puyallup, Normandy Park. Star Lake, Kent, Renton

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Seattle, Puyallup, Normandy Park. Star Lake, Kent, Renton

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding seven Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is near the Central District of Seattle – and it was built... [Read more]

REMINDER: <i>Falling Awake: A Fugue State</i> at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

REMINDER: Falling Awake: A Fugue State at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

REMINDER: Experience unique physical theater of UMO Ensemble’s lyrical Falling Awake: A Fugue State at Burien Actors Theatre, a lyrical, moving journey through memory, identity and love that will be... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber announces plans to expand membership and work

Seattle Southside Chamber announces plans to expand membership and work

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce this week announced plans to expand its membership and work by recruiting new associates to help them meet their ambitious goals. Here’s more from our friends... [Read more]

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline Public Schools’ student to participate. Meals... [Read more]