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Auto theft investigation leads to recovery of ‘lots’ of stolen property in Burien

Auto theft investigation leads to recovery of ‘lots’ of stolen property in Burien

What began as an auto theft investigation lead to recovery of “lots” of stolen property from a home near S. 128th and 2nd Ave South in Burien on Monday (April 20), according to police. “While... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 3 Wishes holding Naot Footwear Trunk Show this coming Saturday, April 25

3 Wishes holding Naot Footwear Trunk Show this coming Saturday, April 25

Advertiser 3 Wishes will be holding a Trunk Show for Naot Footwear this Saturday, April 25, from Noon – 4 p.m. Meet the Naot Representative and view the entire Naot Summer 2015 Collection – including... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

On Saturday night (April 18), BTB Contributor Elston Hill took this amazing photo of the sunset (click image to see larger version): “I could not figure out why the sun was so red,” he said.... [Read more]

Protest spokesman silenced by Burien Mayor; then a teaching session

Protest spokesman silenced by Burien Mayor; then a teaching session

by Jack Mayne The usual Burien City Council sport of hearing mostly Seattle-based homeless advocates damning the city for having approved two trespass ordinances they consider to be unconstitutional was... [Read more]

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month by exploring visual and performing arts from local Highline Public Schools students at the next B-Town Beat – set for Thursday, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. This art walk is... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Drought explanation and El Niño outlook

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Drought explanation and El Niño outlook

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Last week I wrote an article about diminishing water concerns. In less than... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Parks’ 360-degree views of Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Burien Parks’ 360-degree views of Seahurst Park

Our friends at Burien Parks recently shot and created some pretty cool 360-degree photos of Seahurst Park, which may inspire you to make a trip – in real life! – out to one of our city’s wonderful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater wants everyone to know that they’re having a special on their upcoming Thursday night (April 23) Comedy Night – 2 tickets for the price of 1! There are... [Read more]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning tools that... [Read more]

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

New garden spaces make it possible for PowellsWood to expand offerings at their annual Mother’s Day weekend event. Each year Monte and Diane Powell offer up a taste of English Garden-inspired hospitality... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

NASA Space Ambassador to speak at Explorer West Middle School April 22

NASA Space Ambassador to speak at Explorer West Middle School April 22

On Wednesday, April 22 – Earth Day – Advertiser Explorer West Middle School will present a community talk by NASA/JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) Solar System Ambassador, Dr. Ron Hobbs. Dr. Hobbs’ presentation,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver

JOB: Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver

Construction Expeditor/Truck Driver (West Seattle) Compensation: 15-18 DOE Construction Driver/ Expeditor (West Seattle) Construction Driver/ Expeditor – West Seattle Remodeling company with very... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Lead Carpenter needed

JOB: Lead Carpenter needed

Lead Carpenter (West Seattle) Compensation: $20-30/HR DOE Are you looking for a carpentry job that challenges you? A job that works in all phases of carpentry, and is a part of the bigger picture? A job... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop #360 will be holding its 5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction on Saturday, May 2 at the Lake Burien Presbyterian Church. The fundraiser event starts at 5 p.m., and tickets are $8.00... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enter to win $50,000 during Berkshire Hathaway’s ‘Open House Weekend’!

Enter to win $50,000 during Berkshire Hathaway’s ‘Open House Weekend’!

Make sure to enter Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s ‘Open House Weekend’ this weekend (April 18–19, 2015) for your chance to win $50,000 and a consultation with the stars... [Read more]

Have you seen Brison Miller? 18-year old with local ties has been missing since Sat.

Have you seen Brison Miller? 18-year old with local ties has been missing since Sat.

Have you seen Brison Miller? He’s been missing since Saturday, April 11 from University Place, where he was last seen near a Safeway on Bridgeport, carrying a long board skateboard. “Have... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Balloons & Cupcakes now featuring Full-Tilt Ice Cream; Save with BOGO offer!

Balloons & Cupcakes now featuring Full-Tilt Ice Cream; Save with BOGO offer!

Local business Balloons and Cupcakes has always been a place where you could get mouth-watering treats and balloons with a creative twist – like the real miniature peanut butter cup tucked in... [Read more]

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’  is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’ is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its FREE Wellness Fiesta this Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This free, family... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 2-year old boy found SAFE in Renton!

UPDATE: Missing 2-year old boy found SAFE in Renton!

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: UPDATE APRIL 15, 2015 9:46 a.m.: The missing 2-year old boy has been FOUND safe in Renton! “We are pleased to announce, just after 9:00 this morning April... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar will be this Thursday night, April 16

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar will be this Thursday night, April 16

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night, April 16, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 8:56 p.m. on April 14, 2015: Highline Public Schools sent out an automated phone call on Tuesday afternoon, April 14, warning parents at local schools of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Brand new home collection in Burien has Grand Opening this Saturday, April 18

Brand new home collection in Burien has Grand Opening this Saturday, April 18

Following the success last year of its Westwood Ridge new home community, this Saturday, April 18, DeNova Northwest will be holding a grand opening for Westwood Encore, a collection of 19 new four... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get an awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

Get an awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

Please welcome back Advertiser 909 Coffee and Wine, and their ‘place next door’ – 913 Spirits – both of which are offering an exclusive, awesome ‘$5 OFF’ Coupon! 909 is a cozy,... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest two men at – where else? Police uniform & equipment store

Burien Police arrest two men at – where else? Police uniform & equipment store

The Burien Police Department is reporting that last Friday (April 10), two detectives went shopping at a local police uniform and equipment store on International Boulevard, to pick up a uniform for one... [Read more]

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Summer is just around the corner – can you feel/smell/taste it yet? One sure indicator – aside from the increasing pollen count – is that the City of Burien announced the lineup for its FREE 2015... [Read more]