Life Section

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

Highline High Class of ’77 donates portable defibrillators to Tin Room, others

This week, our friends at the Tin Room Bar & Theater (along with five other Burien establishments), received a gift from the Highline High School Class of 1977 – a portable defibrillator. It all... [Read more]

OBIT: Local Journalist Ralph Nichols has passed away; Memorial will be May 13

OBIT: Local Journalist Ralph Nichols has passed away; Memorial will be May 13

Ralph Nichols at The B-Town Blog’s booth at the Burien Farmers Market. We are very saddened to report that longtime local Journalist Ralph Nichols – who reported for South King Media and also served... [Read more]

City of Burien will declare LGBT Pride Month on Monday, May 6

City of Burien will declare LGBT Pride Month on Monday, May 6

All are invited as the City of Burien recognizes LGBT Pride Month at their City Council meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019. This will be first on the agenda, and the council begins their session at 7 p.m.,... [Read more]

Union Gospel hosts makeover event for 50 recovering men at Burien facility

Union Gospel hosts makeover event for 50 recovering men at Burien facility

Photo Credit: Sasha Reiko Photography @sasha_reiko_photography By Cydney Moore On Tuesday morning (April 16), Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission hosted the ‘Hope Springs Anew’ event at their... [Read more]

New Citizens participate in Naturalization ceremony at Burien Library

New Citizens participate in Naturalization ceremony at Burien Library

On Wednesday, April 10, King County Library System Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum welcomed 17 new U.S. Citizens at an Oath Ceremony at the Burien Library. The ceremony was held in the multi-purpose... [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]

Get help at Community Resource Fair at Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Get help at Community Resource Fair at Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6

The Community Resource Fair is an event that brings caring people and organizations together in one easy to access location, and it’s coming to the Burien Library on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, from... [Read more]

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DAL Law Firm: Why you should create an estate plan

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Why you should create an estate plan You work hard for your assets and you will want to keep them protected after you have passed away. If you pass away and have no estate... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader shares several ‘love stories’ observed from her window

LETTER: Reader shares several ‘love stories’ observed from her window

[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 want to share a love story, actually... [Read more]

OBIT: My beloved Mom – Marilyn Jean Schaefer – passed away July 18, 2018

OBIT: My beloved Mom – Marilyn Jean Schaefer – passed away July 18, 2018

By Scott Schaefer (with help from his sisters) Founder/Publisher My beloved Mom – Marilyn Jean (nee Martin) Schaefer – a longtime West Seattle resident, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2018 at... [Read more]

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy has passed; memorial is Aug. 4

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy has passed; memorial is Aug. 4

Longtime Seahurst resident Margaret M. Kennedy passed away on July 7 at 97 years of age. She taught at Highline College and was much loved by family, friends and students. A remembrance celebration... [Read more]

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Speaking a Positive Message: Burien Welcomes Immigrants & Refugees’

LETTER: ‘Speaking a Positive Message: Burien Welcomes Immigrants & Refugees’

[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:] Speaking a Positive Message: “Burien... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

TRAFFIC ALERT: Beginning Monday, expect delays on Sylvester Road

Beginning Monday, May 21, residents are being warned to expect delays on Sylvester Road in the area of 12th Place SW, aka “Snake Hill” (map below). Work on a water main is expected to last... [Read more]

Learn about Puget Sound’s Geoducks at ESC on Thursday, May 17

Learn about Puget Sound’s Geoducks at ESC on Thursday, May 17

Puget Sound’s geoducks are iconic, valuable, and fascinating creatures, and their management presents both opportunities and challenges. Their slow growth, long lives, and fixed location means that... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

[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:] Dear Burien and B-Town Blog: I attended... [Read more]

Facilitated Community Conversations on Guns at Burien Library March 27

Facilitated Community Conversations on Guns at Burien Library March 27

Real Talk is a monthly gathering space where folks talk about topics that are current, trending and important to you, such as the latest headline or hashtag. “Share your perspective, learn from... [Read more]

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Welcome Advertiser Genesis Global Spiritual Center – committed to Being Real, Rising Up, and Reaching Out! An invitation from Rev. Gayle Dillon What if… …you could walk thru a door and... [Read more]

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Burien resident Lucille Parker is one feisty woman. She speaks her mind, asks for what she wants, sets her expectations high and does her best to live life to the fullest…