Life Section

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]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Why you should create an estate plan

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!

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…

OBIT: Gregory Quitiquit, Sr.; memorial will be Mar. 12 at St. Bernadette Church

OBIT: Gregory Quitiquit, Sr.; memorial will be Mar. 12 at St. Bernadette Church

Gregory Quitiquit, Sr. was born in San Pedro, California on September 14, 1952 and passed away peacefully on February 24, 2018 surrounded by family in his home in Burien, Washington. Greg is survived... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

Sponsored post from Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is a Revocable Living Trust? DAL Law can help you in creating the estate plan which is right... [Read more]

Luau Lunch fundraiser & free slot car racing at NPUCC on Sunday, March 4

Luau Lunch fundraiser & free slot car racing at NPUCC on Sunday, March 4

On Sunday, March 4, Normandy Park United Church of Christ will be holding a Luau Lunch fundraiser ($20 plate lunches), along with free Slot Car racing! The lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., and Slot Car... [Read more]

United Way offering free tax preparation services through April 19

United Way offering free tax preparation services through April 19

United Way is offering free tax preparation services online and at 30 locations throughout King County – including Burien – from now through April 19. Households making under $66,000 can have their... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation results are in; presentations will be Mar. 7 & 14

Community Salmon Investigation results are in; presentations will be Mar. 7 & 14

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline results are in!! Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled evening and learn about the status of salmon in your watershed: WHEN: Wednesday, March... [Read more]

Summer jobs for teens available with Ecology Youth Corps

Summer jobs for teens available with Ecology Youth Corps

This summer, more than 300 teenagers throughout Washington will hit the road to pick up litter and protect the environment with the Ecology Youth Corps. In 2017, EYC crews cleaned more than 5,000 miles... [Read more]