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Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

To celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, the Highline Historical Society will be presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing... [Read more]

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

On Thursday night (April 10), undercover Burien Police officers busted three adult drug dealers near the City Hall/Library/Town Square area, confiscating two scales, a glass smoking pipe, methamphetamine... [Read more]

Suspicious package found at Normandy Park Market Friday afternoon

Suspicious package found at Normandy Park Market Friday afternoon

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Photos courtesy Normandy Park Police Department A suspicious package caused Normandy Park Police to call in the Port of Seattle bomb squad Friday afternoon... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, April 13 – is an absolutely lovely Northwest Contemporary home with soaring ceilings, gleaming... [Read more]

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will be a stroll through Normandy Park

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will be a stroll through Normandy Park

This month’s ‘WABI Weekday Walk’ will take place on Wednesday, April 16 – a Stroll through Normandy Park. “Ah, the next best thing to April in Paris…April in Normandy Park (yes,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Statements Home Decor holding Jewelry Trunk Show Saturday

Advertiser Statements Home Decor holding Jewelry Trunk Show Saturday

Advertiser Statements Home Decor – located at 917 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien – will be holding a Jewelry Trunk Show this Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Just In! Fabulous new... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help clean up Shorewood Park & downtown Burien

Volunteers needed to help clean up Shorewood Park & downtown Burien

The City of Burien will be holding some Arbor Month-related events where YOU can help clean your city up: Hello wonderful volunteers! Mark your calendars for April opportunities to get involved around... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Open House tonight

Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Open House tonight

Be sure and stop by Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Open House this Thursday, April 10, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Normandy Park Market, located at Normandy Park Towne Center, is the newest full-size, full-service... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A tree is planted at Arbor Lake Park to celebrate Arbor Day

PHOTOS: A tree is planted at Arbor Lake Park to celebrate Arbor Day

On Tuesday (April 8), the City of Burien celebrated Arbor Day at Arbor Lake Park by planting a paper birch tree. The city also commemorated being named ‘Tree City USA’ for the 13th year. Local... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cox Financial will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a party on April 16

Cox Financial will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a party on April 16

Cox Financial will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary with a party on from 5 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at their offices at 112 SW 157th Street. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served,... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

The Burien Police Department is reporting of a hit and run accident Wednesday (April 9), and are searching for a stolen gray Chevy Camaro, license # ANJ1278, last seen at the intersection of S. 128th and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest wins award

Advertiser Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest wins award

The 12th man and women were the loudest cheering section in Nashville. Mike Gain, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, recently accepted the Gibraltar Circle Award... [Read more]

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing has been named a 2014 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) LearningMedia Digital Innovator. The fifth-grade teacher is the only Washington State educator among the... [Read more]

‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into Burien Community Center April 19

‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into Burien Community Center April 19

The annual ‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into the Burien Community Center on Saturday, April 19, from 9 – 11 a.m. “Here comes Peter Cottontail hoppin’ down the bunny trail, hippity... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Finale will be April 26

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Finale will be April 26

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Final concert will be on Saturday, April 26 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will begin with Shostakovich’s Festive Overture,... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep & Shred Day will be Saturday, April 26

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep & Shred Day will be Saturday, April 26

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during... [Read more]

Burien man charged with Vehicular Homicide in fatal motorcycle collision

Burien man charged with Vehicular Homicide in fatal motorcycle collision

Anthony N. Rudison, 62, of Burien, has been charged with Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Endangerment for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and colliding with – and killing – a motorcyclist... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Mimi’s Crop Circle celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12

Mimi’s Crop Circle celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12

Mimi’s Crop Circle, Burien’s premier scrapbooking & paper crafting shop, at 152 SW 152nd St, is celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12. Five years ago Cheri Sefton (aka Mimi)... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Membership Luncheon this Friday, April 11, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The Mayors of Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac... [Read more]

John Knox Presbyterian Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on April 19

John Knox Presbyterian Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on April 19

John Knox Presbyterian Church will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, starting at 9:30 a.m. “Children through 6th grade are welcome to participate!” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Burien

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Burien

We welcome ACME Bowl, our newest Advertiser. ACME, located in Tukwila just east of the mall, is closer to Burien than you might think. We checked it out. You can get to ACME from downtown Burien in less... [Read more]

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

[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:] I have a dream that one day our elected officials... [Read more]

Local Toastmasters win big

Local Toastmasters win big

Members from several local Toastmasters International clubs competed on March 28 in the “Area 41 International Speech and Evaluation” contests held in Burien. Carl Johnson won 1st place in... [Read more]

Bank robbery suspect who said he had a bomb arrested in Burien Saturday

Bank robbery suspect who said he had a bomb arrested in Burien Saturday

The Burien Police Department arrested a bank robbery suspect in the 14600 block of 1st Ave South Saturday morning (April 5) after “he said he had a bomb.” “The suspect entered a bank... [Read more]