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Stabbing at Ambaum bus stop injures one Wednesday night

Stabbing at Ambaum bus stop injures one Wednesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that one person was stabbed at a bus stop in the 13600 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW Wednesday night (Oct. 29) around 6 p.m. Police say that the teen suspects... [Read more]

LETTER: Evergreen High Alum supports Highline School District Bond

LETTER: Evergreen High Alum supports Highline School District Bond

[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 Editor. Let me introduce myself. I am a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s annual Holiday Market will be Saturday, Nov. 8

Burien Community Church’s annual Holiday Market will be Saturday, Nov. 8

Burien Community Church will host its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be handmade Christmas Decor and Gifts, Gently Used Secondhand decorations, wrapping paper,... [Read more]

Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit Public Meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 4

Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit Public Meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 4

A public meeting on the Miller-Walker Basin Stormwater Retrofit will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Burien Community Center. “The Miller Walker Basin Partners (the cities of Burien, Normandy Park... [Read more]

For Burienite Audajha Coy, making frightening faces is a good career move

For Burienite Audajha Coy, making frightening faces is a good career move

by Mark Neuman For 20-year old Audajha Coy, making faces – very scary scream-inducing faces – is a promising career move. She’s one of twenty students attending the exclusive Tom Savini Make-Up... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Our public schools are the cloth that binds…’

LETTER: ‘Our public schools are the cloth that binds…’

[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 Editor: As a member of the Samoan-American... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Olde Burien Holiday Open House’ will be Thursday, Nov. 6

Discover Burien’s ‘Olde Burien Holiday Open House’ will be Thursday, Nov. 6

Kick off the holiday season and discover Olde Burien retailers and restaurants at Discover Burien’s annual Olde Burien Holiday Open House on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5 – 8 p.m. on SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses & families…’

[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 grew up in the Highline School District and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

No Time to Waste For Holiday Results! Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics is offering amazing specials on their most popular treatments such as Botox, Artefill and more to get your “glam on”... [Read more]

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting on bond issue tonight

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting on bond issue tonight

Highline Citizens for Schools will be holding its third community update meeting tonight – Tuesday, Oct. 28 – to discuss the upcoming bond measure on the November ballot. “We will provide an... [Read more]

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

November’s B-Town Beat is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to showcasing art, select venues will also be collecting donations of new or gently used winter clothing, blankets,... [Read more]

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkins won’t be the only things decorated at this year’s Night of 1000 Pumpkins – coming this Saturday, Nov. 1. The artists from the Burien Arts Association will be painting faces for FREE at the... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

[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:] This country was founded by declaring, in part,... [Read more]

City of Burien holding two public hearings on 2015-16 Biennial Budget

City of Burien holding two public hearings on 2015-16 Biennial Budget

The City of Burien will be holding public hearings on Nov. 3 and Nov. 17 to receive comments on the 2015-16 Biennial Budget and proposed supplement package. The meetings will be held in the City Hall Council... [Read more]

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will next screen at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The movie recently won “Audience... [Read more]

Man tries to steal boat near Seahurst, ends up in jail without a paddle

Man tries to steal boat near Seahurst, ends up in jail without a paddle

Burien resident John White shared this story about the theft of his boat Saturday night: Forest Ledge Boat Stolen Again-A Life or Death Story It was just after 5:00 pm last night. As we were about to order... [Read more]

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Powerful windstorm knocks out power to thousands Saturday night

Our Puget Sound Weather Geek clocked a gust of 65MPH at his weather station above Three Tree Point Saturday night. With gusts reaching as high as 65MPH and sustained winds around 50MPH*, a massive, powerful... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a talk and book signing with Blair Stocker on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street. Blair will also present some fabulous treasures... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held next Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10 p.m. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited... [Read more]

LETTER: A letter from the Highline Public Schools Board of Directors

LETTER: A letter from the Highline Public Schools Board of Directors

[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. Also please note that this Letter was written... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Investment Services – located at 655 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. As we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a platform to share their... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual “Boo in Burien” is coming to downtown TOMORROW – Saturday, Oct. 25 – from Noon to 5 p.m., with lots of FREE candy for the kids, as well as the exciting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Sunday’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

This Sunday’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Oct. 26 – is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It’s got hardwood... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

With two of its largest public fundraisers recently completed – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – the Highline Schools Foundation is now making plans to distribute the funds the organization... [Read more]

Bittner Flute awarded to 8th Grader at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School

Bittner Flute awarded to 8th Grader at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School

The 2014 Bittner Flute has been awarded to Kaya Fernandes, an 8th grader at Sylvester Middle School. She is the daughter of Ms. Jamie Fernandes of Burien. The Bittner Flute award recognizes exceptional... [Read more]

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands on sale to raise funds for local charities

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands on sale to raise funds for local charities

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands are on sale, as a fundraiser for local charities. “Your 24-inch wreath is freshly made: hand-crafted with mixed evergreens of western cedar, blue-berried... [Read more]

Grace Church seminar on surviving holidays after death of loved one is Nov. 9

Grace Church seminar on surviving holidays after death of loved one is Nov. 9

Dreading the holidays because of the death of a loved one? Burien’s Grace Church will host a one-time seminar on “Surviving the Holidays” on Nov. 9 from 2 – 4 p.m. at 10323 –... [Read more]