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‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for C.A.R.E.S. will be Feb. 9

‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for C.A.R.E.S. will be Feb. 9

The ‘Stand Up for Animals Open Bite Nite for Burien C.A.R.E.S.’ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Burien Elks Lodge. This annual fundraiser benefits the animals at our community... [Read more]

New exit to Des Moines Memorial Drive on SR 518 opens

New exit to Des Moines Memorial Drive on SR 518 opens

This Friday, Jan. 11, a brand new, two-lane off-ramp will open up from eastbound SR 518 to Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien. WSDOT says that for years, travelers could only access Des Moines Memorial... [Read more]

Port of Seattle reacts to partial government shutdown

Port of Seattle reacts to partial government shutdown

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (Jan. 8) issued the following reaction to the partial government shutdown, which may already be affecting over 2,000 federal aviation and security professionals at Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Burien looks to create new committee to monitor growth of Sea-Tac Airport

Burien looks to create new committee to monitor growth of Sea-Tac Airport

By Jack Mayne The redesign of a Burien committee to oversee the continued and wide scale growth of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was initiated by the Burien City Council on Monday night (Jan. 7). Given... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Dave Upthegrove reflects on his 8 favorite moments of 2018

Advertiser Dave Upthegrove reflects on his 8 favorite moments of 2018

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove, King County Councilmember, District 5: 8 in 2018 The New Year is a chance to reflect on the past year, and look forward to the year ahead. I wanted to share some of my... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Join the Port of Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport and other community members to get muddy and plant native trees at the Miller Creek Community Planting site on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 26. Participants will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning for New Parents

DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning for New Parents

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Bristekjegor Estate Planning for New Parents Having a child can be one of the most momentous occasions in a person’s life, and while caring for a new child can... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle in White Center

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: A King County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured Monday afternoon (Jan. 7), responding to a shoplifting call at the Safeway located on Roxbury and 28th Ave SW... [Read more]

17 Highline Public Schools recognized in the ‘HealthierUS Challenge’

17 Highline Public Schools recognized in the ‘HealthierUS Challenge’

More than half of Highline Public Schools are getting recognized for healthier eating and fitness through the HealthierUS Schools Challenge. “Students health and wellbeing is a high priority for us.... [Read more]

LETTER: Residents share concerns about proposed mental health facility

LETTER: Residents share concerns about proposed mental health facility

[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:] Concerned Seahurst Residents’ Response... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancer footballers Sam Huard & Jabez Tinae named to All-American Team

Kennedy Lancer footballers Sam Huard & Jabez Tinae named to All-American Team

Kennedy Catholic High School football Lancers Sam Huard (quarterback) and Jabez Tinae (wide receiver) were named this week to the MaxPreps Sophomore All-American Team. Of these two Lancers, MaxPreps says: QB... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Momo’ the cat has been FOUND! “She was found, and we are reunited. Thanks for your help and putting the word out!!” PREVIOUSLY: “Momo” has been missing since Jan. 6,... [Read more]

Huge windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

Huge windstorm knocks out power to thousands early Sunday morning

A powerful windstorm – what one local weather chaser called a ‘truly unique tempest’ and classified as a ‘1 in 10 year category’ – slammed the region early Sunday morning,... [Read more]

‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition at Community Center Saturday, Jan. 12

‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition at Community Center Saturday, Jan. 12

The 2019 ‘Battle of Burien’ Dance Competition will be held at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, from 4:30 – 11 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and dance battles start... [Read more]

WEATHER: National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory

WEATHER: National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Puget Sound region, from 10 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 5) through 10 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 6). Expect winds from 20 – 35 mph, with gusts up to 50... [Read more]