Health & Wellness Section

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Letter to the Editor is a rebuttal to another Letter, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hi Aaron, Mary’s... [Read more]

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) will have its last meeting of the year next Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Burien City Hall in the Multipurpose Room on the 1st Floor. “If you are interested... [Read more]

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Seattle-based Bloodworks Northwest announced on Wednesday (Dec. 12) that it has received a $240,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. This grant will help Bloodworks provide... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

[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:] To Editor @ B-Town Blog, I just read Mr.... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Wed., Jan 9

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Wed., Jan 9

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Highline Medical Center. Please sign-up online at: www.bloodworksnw.org or email: [email protected] and request a time to attend, or... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Councilmembers have obligation’ to deny Mary’s Place amendment

LETTER: ‘Councilmembers have obligation’ to deny Mary’s Place amendment

[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:] To The B-Town (Burien) Blog Editor, City... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

[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:] Honorable CC Tosta, CC Olguin and Mayor... [Read more]

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

By Jack Mayne Because of loud noise from low flying prop-jet aircraft permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the city of Burien has laid out the specifics it wants the 9th Circuit Court of... [Read more]

Navos Holiday Giving Program seeking donations for clients this holiday season

Navos Holiday Giving Program seeking donations for clients this holiday season

Local non-profit Navos is seeking donations for its clients during its Holiday Giving Program: Make the holidays brighter for some of the most vulnerable children, youth, and adults in our community with... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West Holiday Open House is Thurs., Dec. 13

UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West Holiday Open House is Thurs., Dec. 13

UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 13 (NOT Monday, Dec. 10), from 6 – 7 p.m. Enjoy holiday desserts and beverages with friends and family to the... [Read more]

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Everyone who attends a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 11 will automatically be entered in a drawing (out of around 25 donors) to win a gift basket that includes gift cards to these Burien businesses: A... [Read more]

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

LETTER: Transform Burien served over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people in need

[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, As a resident of... [Read more]

WABI Burien will be Shorewood-bound for its Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, Dec. 2

WABI Burien will be Shorewood-bound for its Walk-n-Talk this Sunday, Dec. 2

From our friends at WABI Burien: We’re heading into Burien’s northwest corner for our December Walk-n-Talk – this Sunday, Dec. 2, starting at 2 p.m. – in the hilly Shorewood neighborhood, with... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Five Corners Shopping Center this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Five Corners Shopping Center this Thursday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at Five Corners Shopping Center this Thursday, Nov. 29, from Noon – 6 p.m.: THANK YOU to the 6 donors already signed up! We still have 24 open appointments – please... [Read more]

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS at Scarlet Ibis Gallery Saturday

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS at Scarlet Ibis Gallery Saturday

Scarlet Ibis Gallery will be presenting ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS, an hour-long Visual AIDS “Day With(out) Art” presentation, including six new and compelling short films repeating continuously... [Read more]

Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study on agenda for Nov. 28 Highline Forum

Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study on agenda for Nov. 28 Highline Forum

The next Highline Forum will be held at the main Highline School District office on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. On the agenda is Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study. The Highline School... [Read more]

Burien City Manager releases statement regarding Fox Cove Apartments

Burien City Manager releases statement regarding Fox Cove Apartments

The City of Burien on Tuesday, Nov. 20, released the following statement from City Manager Brian Wilson regarding the situation at the Fox Cove Apartments. Despite requests from tenants, the city refused... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Tenants at Fox Cove have been failed’ by the City of Burien

LETTER: ‘Tenants at Fox Cove have been failed’ by the City of Burien

[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:] Tenants at Fox Cove Apartments –... [Read more]