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Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to... [Read more]

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Fatal crash at Ambaum & SW 154th in Burien Friday evening; DUI suspected

Friday evening (Nov. 21) just after 5 p.m., there was a terrible, fatal 2-car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 154th Street, according to the Burien Police Department. The crash happened in front of –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

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

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Thursday morning (Nov. 20), before school started, a homemade explosive device was set off outside the cafeteria door of Sylvester Middle School in Burien. Nobody was injured, and police, district security... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Julie Bragonier Minnick, Author of “Trinity Heart: Snow Angel”, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. Minnick is an author of young adult novels who loves to explore... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding an After-Hours Beach Walk this Friday night, Nov. 21, from 8 – 10 p.m. at their campus at Seahurst Park Beach. Naturalists will be on hand... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

WEATHER GEEK: Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder – week/weekend outlook

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ve stepped into the week before Thanksgiving, and nature’s here to remind us what... [Read more]

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

by Jack Mayne In a meeting leading up to December passage of the Burien 2015-2016 city budget, the Burien City Council preliminarily okayed increasing the business and occupations tax, and also increased... [Read more]

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in King County, has been selected as one of 61 national recipients of the inaugural... [Read more]

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

A Book Signing for Burien’s favorite local mystery (and New York Times best selling) Author Robert Dugoni will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Tin Room Bar. “Come... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Demolition begins on old Burien City Hall

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Demolition begins on old Burien City Hall

[Watch full-screen at 1080p for best quality] Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer Demolition began Wednesday morning (Nov. 19) on the “old” Burien City Hall building located on the corner... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE NOV. 20, 10 a.m.: The Stage 2 Burn Ban that was issued for King County on Wednesday has been LIFTED. You may now retrieve your kindling. PREVIOUSLY: Due to continued weather conditions and air pollution... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

Affordable art, a buying frenzy, fun food from local restaurants, marvelous music, refreshing wine and beer, great raffle prizes—all for a great cause, and all happening this Saturday night,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest driver of stolen SUV at Fred Meyer Tuesday

Burien Police arrest driver of stolen SUV at Fred Meyer Tuesday

If you saw police action at the Fred Meyer in Burien Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 18) around 3 p.m., here’s what happened:  A Burien Police officer was flagged down by the owner of a stolen white SUV,... [Read more]

Normandy Park to hold emergency City Council meeting Wednesday night

Normandy Park to hold emergency City Council meeting Wednesday night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park City Council will hold an emergency meeting at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Normandy Park City Hall in order to consider two issues: The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be celebrating Indies First on Small Business Saturday by hosting 10 local authors in its store on Saturday, Nov. 29, to meet customers, talk about their writing and sign copies... [Read more]

King County Council adopts budget that keeps buses on the road

King County Council adopts budget that keeps buses on the road

Monday’s vote by the Metropolitan King County Council fully funded current levels of Metro service. The unanimously adopted 2015-2016 biennial King County Budget ensures that 400,000 annual hours... [Read more]

Burien man accused in death of infant charged; bail set at $1 million

Burien man accused in death of infant charged; bail set at $1 million

Arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 26 for a 27-year-old man who is accused of the fatal beating of his 8-month-old daughter last week in Burien. The defendant, Ahmed Ibrahim, was charged last Thursday with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

While Burien may have a 2-point buck roaming the streets, the nearby Fauntleroy neighborhood has had its own exotic animal sighting at Endolyne Joe’s. A 6-foot stuffed Alpaca, created by Sarah... [Read more]

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ voted ‘Best Mediterranean restaurant’ in Northwest

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ voted ‘Best Mediterranean restaurant’ in Northwest

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ was recently voted as “Best Mediterranean Restaurant” in KING5’s Best of Western Washington viewer’s poll. Owners Sonja and Philip have... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School will be hosting an Exhibition of Learning and Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 6 p.m. Families and students interested in Westside School’s middle... [Read more]

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Burien resident Virginia Wright has completed her first book – “Images of Burien” – a compilation of photos and anecdotes about B-Town that will be released on Dec. 8…

Sponsored Post It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

Not long ago we told you about the fun and active lifestyle that seniors enjoy at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community (a BTB Advertiser). While anyone might expect fun field trips to Mount Rainer... [Read more]

Highline Superintendent will be at summit at White House Wednesday

Highline Superintendent will be at summit at White House Wednesday

Highline Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across the country to participate in the first-ever National Connected... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental will be holding a Food and Coat Drive until Nov. 30, and they’re asking folks to bring in warm, cozy clothing or non-perishable food to donate to Transform Burien. “It’s... [Read more]