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Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza gets MLK Medal of Distinguished Service Monday

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Burien’s newest Pop-Up Art Gallery show will feature Pop-Artist Denny Driver on Friday, June 2 on the 3rd floor of Burien City Hall. Meet the artist from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All art is for sale and... [Read more]

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council Study Session

Homelessness – aka “Housing Instability” – is on the agenda for Monday night’s Study Session of the Burien City Council, which gets underway at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Meredith Hailey (pictured, left), a real estate broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest (a BTB Advertiser), paints doors and tiny homes on rocks, then leaves them around Burien. She is one... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Hunter’ the missing Airedale has been FOUND!

UPDATE May 20, 2017: Phenomenal news – ‘Hunter,’ the male Airedale Terrier who went missing on Thursday night, has been FOUND! “A good Samaritan that read about him on The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

By Jack Mayne As of Friday’s filing deadline, 17 people are looking to become or remain members of the Burien City Council, but current councilmember Lauren Berkowitz will not be one of them. The other... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

A Community Rummage Sale will be held on Sunday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. The sale will take place inside and outside of the Cove Building. “Bargains will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

Sponsored Post COUPON: Get $5 OFF at Advertiser 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits!

COUPON: Get $5 OFF 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 you can print... [Read more]

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo (a local 501 C3) is having a ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser on Saturday, June 17. Funds raised will be used to participate in regional and national tournaments as... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Peter Western Bridge gets knocked down Friday morning

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Peter Western Bridge gets knocked down Friday morning

The Peter Western Bridge was knocked down on Friday (May 19), and below are videos (and photos) of B-Town’s own “Galloping Gertie” courtesy the City of Burien (NOTE: the bridge starts... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell REMINDER: The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held this weekend – May 20-21, 2017 – with an Art Show/Competition... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect who shot and killed a Seattle man outside of a bar in White Center earlier this month. A Murder 1 warrant has... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 4-BD Gregory Heights, Modern 2-BDs in Ballard & QA

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 4-BD Gregory Heights, Modern 2-BDs in Ballard & QA

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding THREE Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House starts on Friday, May 19 (as well as Saturday, May 20... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This is election filing season for Burien City Council candidates…’

LETTER: ‘This is election filing season for Burien City Council candidates…’

[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:] Letter to the Editor: This is election... [Read more]

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer; 1st pitch June 2

Highline Bears want 10,000 Fans to ‘Be A Part Of It’ this Summer; 1st pitch June 2

The local semi-professional Highline Bears baseball team announced their latest goal of attracting 10,000 fans through their gates this summer, at Mel Olson Stadium inside Steve Cox Memorial Park in... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

The College Spark Community Grants Program is awarding $50,000 to Highline Public Schools to strengthen its Advanced Placement (AP) program, the district announced Thursday, May 18. The grant will help... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 3 Wishes holding Dansko Trunk Show this Friday, May 19

3 Wishes holding Dansko Trunk Show this Friday, May 19

DANSKO TRUNK SHOW at 3 Wishes shoes, clothing, accessories Friday, May 19th 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dansko Trunk Show Special Offer: FREE gift with purchase! Enter to WIN a FREE pair of Dansko Shoes! 10%... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue is Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue is Saturday

REMINDER: 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 this Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Mathematicians face off at Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Highline Mathematicians face off at Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Every Highline elementary school has excited and talented mathematicians, and two-thirds of them demonstrated this fact at the 2017 Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza on May 5. 204 students in 4th-, 5th-,... [Read more]