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‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

Photos courtesy Peggy Meyer On Saturday, Sept. 18,, the ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser walk raised over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House. “Hospitality House is so grateful... [Read more]

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council rejected on a tie 3–3 tie vote a proposal by Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz to require landlords to not consider whether a prospective resident gets public grant... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is this coming Saturday, Sept. 23, so be sure to cast your vote now for the BEST Food & Drink here: www.b-townsbest.com One... [Read more]

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

[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:] Rebuttal: “Why I do not Support ‘Safe”... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

See the progress on the new Highline Public Schools – come to a meeting to ask the architects your questions and learn how you can help name the new schools. Find out more information about: Who will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

Advertiser TL SEA Diving says: “Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!” Leaves may be falling, and temps going down, but the fun of diving can continue all year long! That... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

[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 Support Safe Injection Sites –... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

As our nation’s summer winds down, it leaves behind at least two dominant impressions: High Water and Low Smoke. We certainly got our share of the latter in the Pacific Northwest, and there’s always... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Today... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling 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:] Dear Council Members, Your inaction on... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Give Blood & enter to meet Seattle Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party!

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election – please save these dates!: 1. Tuesday, Sept. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Highline Public Schools is seeking Volunteer students from district high schools for a new student committee that will give their views on district-level decisions. The ‘Superintendent’s Student... [Read more]

‘Pooch Pool Party’ at Gregory Seahurst Swim Club is this Sunday, Sept. 17

‘Pooch Pool Party’ at Gregory Seahurst Swim Club is this Sunday, Sept. 17

Let your favorite pooch(es) enjoy the end of summer with a pool party at the Gregory Seahurst Swim Club this Sunday, Sept. 17! Bring your dogs to swim, splash, and play in the outdoor pool at Gregory... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 5

Volunteers are needed for the annual ‘Community Salmon Investigation for Highline’ starts Thursday, Oct. 5: The salmon are on their way and it’s time to begin thinking about the annual Miller/Walker... [Read more]

Employee shot during marijuana store robbery near White Center Tues. night

Employee shot during marijuana store robbery near White Center Tues. night

A store employee was shot and wounded Tuesday night (Sept. 12) during a robbery at the Star 21 marijuana shop in the 11000 block of 1st Ave South (map below). The employee was shot in the shoulder and... [Read more]

Judge to decide Wed. if Burien sanctuary law repeal remains on Nov. 7 ballot

Judge to decide Wed. if Burien sanctuary law repeal remains on Nov. 7 ballot

By Jack Mayne A Superior Court judge in Kent tomorrow (Wed., Sept. 13) will decide whether or not the repeal of the Burien sanctuary law will appear on the Nov. 7 general election ballot (download PDF... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: Weekend lane closures returning to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION: Weekend lane closures returning to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend, Sept. 15-18, with left lane closures in both directions. Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

This past Saturday was the 10th annual Arts-A-Glow festival held in Burien. For the past several years the event has taken place at Dottie Harper Park with food trucks, music and artwork sprinkled through... [Read more]

Celebrate summer’s end with Community BBQ at Seahurst Park this Saturday

Celebrate summer’s end with Community BBQ at Seahurst Park this Saturday

It’s undeniable: fall is in the air and it’s time to bid summer farewell. The Burien-Normandy Park Social Group invites all to put summer in the rearview mirror and look ahead to fall with a celebratory... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Showcase Your Business</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Showcase Your Business

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce At the Chamber, we recognize the importance of marketing and promoting our region as a place to do business. One of the ways we highlight... [Read more]