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High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

A man wanted for domestic violence led Burien Police on a high-speed chase Sunday night (Dec. 14) before crashing and rolling his car at the big curve at the south end of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 156th. It... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: This Wednesday night (Dec. 17), enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $65,053 through 89 classroom grants this Fall – giving out 85% of 2014 fund requests. “Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be holding a Jazz and Blue Series starting this Wednesday, Dc. 17 at 1 p.m. to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank and Local Youth Music Programs, Provides... [Read more]

Burien Police car involved in 2-car accident in White Center Sunday

Burien Police car involved in 2-car accident in White Center Sunday

A Burien Police officer was involved in a 2-car accident at the intersection of 106th SW and SW 22nd in White Center Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14. Police say that the Deputy was driving with lights and sirens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Statements Home Decor’s ‘Ladies Night’ will be 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night

Statements Home Decor’s ‘Ladies Night’ will be 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night

Advertiser Statements Home Decor will be holding a ‘Ladies Night’ this Tuesday night (Dec. 16) from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. with specials all night. Hostess gifts, girlfriend gifts, plus... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: This missing dog has been found, and is home safe! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: This male Brindle American Pit mix – ‘Rudi’ – last seen near S. 112th Street and 3rd Ave S.: If you’ve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

Photos courtesy City of Burien. The City of Burien announced Friday afternoon (Dec. 12) that the entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park is now closed to the public, due to a “significant erosion... [Read more]

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse view from Burien as the big Dec. 11 wind storm develops

VIDEO: Time-lapse view from Burien as the big Dec. 11 wind storm develops

BTB Reader Chris Rimple sent us these great time-lapse videos, taken from his home in Seahurst looking towards north Vashon and Blake Island. Watch full-screen and at least at 720p HD to see the amazing... [Read more]

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Officers from the Burien Police Department will be helping again at this year’s “Shop with a Cop” at the Covington Walmart, set for this Saturday, Dec. 13. This event is sponsored by the Maple Valley... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]

Seattle City Council considering annexation of White Center

Seattle City Council considering annexation of White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Seattle City Council wants to ask the people of White Center and north Boulevard Park to vote on whether they want to be a part of Seattle. Annexation of... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATED 7:00 PM: Hi everyone! This will be brief, I just got home and the winds... [Read more]

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Excerpt of Burien’s controversial Ordinance #606. Click image to see larger version. by Jack Mayne The city ordinance now under attack by homeless advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? Are you done with chips, cracks and smudges with your polish? Then Jamberry nail wraps are for you! Jamberry wraps can be applied in 15-20 minutes at home, for a fraction of the cost... [Read more]

Burien’s 1st Mayor voted into Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame

Burien’s 1st Mayor voted into Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame

  Burien’s first mayor, Arun Jhaveri, was recently voted into the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Hall of Fame. The award was presented in Washington, D.C. at the annual World Energy... [Read more]

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

With the help of the Mom of Marshawn Lynch, a Toys for Tots Drive is going on at Three Tree Wellness, with a chance for Donors to win a massage or Seahawks gear. This holiday season, Three Tree Wellness... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Some thoughts on recently failed Highline School District bond issue’

LETTER: ‘Some thoughts on recently failed Highline School District bond issue’

[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:] Some thoughts on the recently failed Highline... [Read more]

Today is The B-Town Blog’s 7th birthday!

Today is The B-Town Blog’s 7th birthday!

Seven years ago today – Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact – The B-Town Blog was created, its domain name registered and activated, with hopes of creating an effective online news and events source for the... [Read more]

ALERT: Man exposes himself – and worse – in female-owned Burien business

ALERT: Man exposes himself – and worse – in female-owned Burien business

A young man exposed himself to – and masturbated in front of – a female business owner in Burien on Tuesday, and police are warning residents and businesspeople to be on the lookout. The suspect is... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Not sure which is more impressive, Thursday’s (Dec. 11) possible wind storm or Wednesday’s... [Read more]

Lower sections of stairs at Eagle Landing Park closed due to erosion

Lower sections of stairs at Eagle Landing Park closed due to erosion

The lower two sections of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park have been closed to the public, according to a Burien Parks Facebook post. “There is no access to the beach,” they announced. “Following... [Read more]

Burien’s Big Picture High School holding Rummage Sale this weekend

Burien’s Big Picture High School holding Rummage Sale this weekend

Burien’s Big Picture High School will be holding a Rummage Sale on Friday, Dec 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13. “Come find the perfect holiday gifts for loved ones while also supporting BP Middle... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

The Burien Arts Gallery will be taking a holiday break. The Gallery will close Wednesday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 with an Artist’s Reception for its January exhibition. The... [Read more]

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café, located at 14901 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien was closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County on Monday, Dec. 8 for a variety of health-related violations, according to a notice... [Read more]

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

FOUND: Friendly Ferret, found close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW

This friendly white and caramel colored Ferret was found Tuesday night in Burien close to SW 124th and 4th Ave SW: If you recognize this little guy, please email foolishroberto@gmail.com.  Read More →