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Stolen car crash results in closing of Ambaum Blvd. SW Thursday morning

Stolen car crash results in closing of Ambaum Blvd. SW Thursday morning

Photo by Shirley Holden Chartraw Silvernale The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a stolen car crashed during a high speed pursuit, and took out some power poles near Ambaum Blvd. SW... [Read more]

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

The victims of Monday night’s horrific crash (read our previous coverage here), were a man named Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier – both seriously injured as a result of a 15-year old girl running... [Read more]

BREAKING: Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

BREAKING: Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Former Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage was found ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday of charges of assaulting a special needs student who was riding... [Read more]

Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: SeaTac Police officers arrested ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta (mugshot pictured, left) at a local hotel on Wednesday, May 25. Police say... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Macrina Bakery is hiring Drivers and Packers

JOBS: Macrina Bakery is hiring Drivers and Packers

MACRINA BAKERY & CAFÉ IS HIRING! Macrina Bakery and Cafe is seeking highly motivated Drivers and Packers to join our Wholesale Delivery team! We are looking for multiple candidates to fill the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn the secrets to investing in Real Estate at seminar on Saturday, June 4

Learn the secrets to investing in Real Estate at seminar on Saturday, June 4

Learn the secrets to investing in Real Estate at a seminar on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Are you interested in building your personal wealth, but don’t know where to begin? Intrigued... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

On Saturday morning, May 21, a vandal caused $4–$5,000 worth of damage to the Color Printing Systems building at 15106 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien. A male suspect smashed several windows in the building, as... [Read more]

CARES gets overwhelming support at Council session; decision expected June 6

CARES gets overwhelming support at Council session; decision expected June 6

Sean Bouffiou of King County, along with Debra George of CARES at Monday night’s Burien City Council study session. By Jack Mayne It was virtually “a pep rally for CARES” at Monday night’s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $120,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $120,000 in scholarships

2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients, their families and scholarship funders gathered at the Puget Sound Skills Center for the second annual Scholarship Recognition Reception following... [Read more]

SW Suburban Sewer District to break ground for new facility June 1

SW Suburban Sewer District to break ground for new facility June 1

The Southwest Suburban Sewer District Board of Commissioners is inviting the public to come join them on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 10 a.m., as they celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for a critically... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

Photo courtesy Kent Fire RFA A 15-year old Burien girl is under arrest – and has been booked into the Youth Services Center for Vehicular Assault – after a crash in SeaTac Monday night (May 23) that... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ – with 50+ sales – will be Saturday, June 4

Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ – with 50+ sales – will be Saturday, June 4

It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! The Streets of Garage Sales is a beloved annual event that takes place... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: CHI Franciscan is an Advertiser. Residents of Burien and southeastern King County have a new destination for health care at CHI Franciscan Health’s new Franciscan Medical Pavilion... [Read more]

4 injured in major crash at S. 136th & Des Moines Memorial Drive Mon. night

4 injured in major crash at S. 136th & Des Moines Memorial Drive Mon. night

Four people were injured in a major crash involving a truck and a sedan at the intersection of S. 136th and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 23. Reports are that two of... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

[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:] NOTE: The following Letter is in response... [Read more]

VIDEO: Students, staff, alums & others help clean up Highline High School

VIDEO: Students, staff, alums & others help clean up Highline High School

Highline Public Schools released this video, showing students, alums, staff, and other volunteers helping to paint, weed, landscape and clean Highline High School on Friday, May 20: “The support... [Read more]

PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of Puget Sound showing some nice puffy clouds over Vashon and Blake Island on Saturday morning (May 21) shot from the hills above Three Tree... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Public Hearings will be June 13 & 14

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Memorial Day Observance will be at Burien’s WWI ‘Wall of Remembrance’

Memorial Day Observance will be at Burien’s WWI ‘Wall of Remembrance’

This coming Memorial Day – Monday, May 30 – at 8 a.m., the Burien American Legion will hold its annual Memorial Day Service in front at the WWI memorial wall in front of Sunnydale School, located... [Read more]

Man drowns in Angle Lake Saturday

Man drowns in Angle Lake Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Photos courtesy Kent Regional Fire Authority A rescue mission has turned into a recovery one after divers and surface water rescue swimmers were unable to rescue... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

Deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office, including Burien Police and K-9, spent several hours Friday night (May 20) searching the Lakewood Park area for what a law enforcement source described... [Read more]