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South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

The South Highline National Little League’s annual General Membership meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall’s Recreation Room, and the public is... [Read more]

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… New plays are being sought from Washington State playwrights for the 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. Script submission deadline Oct. 22,... [Read more]

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

A kick-off party was recently held at the Tin Room Bar for Sponsors of this year’s Brat Trot – coming up Sunday, Oct. 5 – with this year looking to be perhaps the best one yet…

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: 5-BD North Hill Gem that has it all!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: 5-BD North Hill Gem that has it all!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Sept. 20 – is a North Hill Gem that has it all! Bright and inviting, this home has room... [Read more]

REMINDER: Is there a Van Gogh in your garage? Find out this Saturday

REMINDER: Is there a Van Gogh in your garage? Find out this Saturday

Haul out those treasures you’ve always wondered about and bring them to the Highline Historical Society’s antiques appraisal and artifact identification day this Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10:30 a.m.... [Read more]

All Highline area city councils back bond for new schools, critical improvements

All Highline area city councils back bond for new schools, critical improvements

The city councils located within the borders of Highline Public Schools all passed resolutions this month endorsing the district’s construction bond measure to repair or replace deteriorating schools... [Read more]

LETTER: Former council candidate encourages residents to attend economic summit

LETTER: Former council candidate encourages residents to attend economic summit

[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:] Hello fellow Burien residents! On September... [Read more]

Despite ‘Stop Work’ order, Kennedy High athletic field project moves ahead

Despite ‘Stop Work’ order, Kennedy High athletic field project moves ahead

by Jack Mayne On Monday (Sept. 15), Burien city officials posted a “Stop Work” order at a Kennedy Catholic High School athletic field project – but only some parts of the project were actually halted... [Read more]

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

You can save $5 bucks on tickets to Burien Actors Theatre’s new production ‘Out of Sterno’ – starting Friday, Sept. 26 and running through Oct. 19 – with our exclusive coupon: Click... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, Sept. 24

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, Sept. 24

On Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., members of the Highline Forum will meet at Highline Public Schools’ Educational Resource and Administration Center (ERAC) at 15675 Ambaum Boulevard SW... [Read more]

POLL: What do you think of Burien’s controversial ‘anti body odor’ ordinance?

POLL: What do you think of Burien’s controversial ‘anti body odor’ ordinance?

Click image to see larger version. Ordinance #606, passed by the Burien City Council on Aug. 18 (read our original coverage here) has been raising quite a stink lately, garnering international media attention... [Read more]

OPINION: The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

OPINION: The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This column, wirrten by Earl Gipson, is from our sister site The SeaTac Blog. It reflects his view of SeaTac city government and other local politics:] by Earl Gipson Summer’s over... [Read more]

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, Highline Citizens for Schools will hold its second community update meeting to discuss the upcoming bond measure that will be voted on during the Nov. 4 election. “At the meeting... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Longtime business owner & resident Donald William Jensen, 90

OBITUARY: Longtime business owner & resident Donald William Jensen, 90

Longtime Burien business owner and resident, Donald William Jensen, 90, passed away at home on September 11, 2014 with his family by his side. Don was born in Cabo, Montana to Godthard and Myrtle Jensen... [Read more]

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

Burien Parks will be celebrating the opening of the newly-restored Seahurst Park Beach with a special campout on Friday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  “We may not have a traditional bonfire…but... [Read more]

‘Burien In Motion’ helps you find new ways of getting around

‘Burien In Motion’ helps you find new ways of getting around

It’s just over the halfway mark for King County Metro’s “Burien In Motion” program, and organizers are asking folks to sign up before Oct. 10 for information on different transportation... [Read more]

Upthegrove introduces body camera proposal for King County Sheriff’s Officers

Upthegrove introduces body camera proposal for King County Sheriff’s Officers

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove – a Burien native – introduced legislation this week calling for a pilot project of wearable body cameras for the King County Sheriff’s Office. If passed,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Club’s B-Town Running Group runs through Sept. to train for Brat Trot

Highline Club’s B-Town Running Group runs through Sept. to train for Brat Trot

From Advertiser the Highline Club: Did you know Burien has its own running group? The B-Town Running Group meets every Saturday morning at 9:00am at the Burien Library. B-Town Running Group is a great... [Read more]

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The Brat Trot’s “Wandering Brat” Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2. “We’ve created a fun little guy out of a plastic toy hot dog and have named him ‘Bret... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting is Thursday night!

Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting is Thursday night!

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting event this Thursday night, Sept. 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. B-Town’s hippest bar/theater is located at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien ranked 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in state of Washington

UPDATE: Burien ranked 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in state of Washington

UPDATE: A new report released by LawStreetMedia.com that claims the City of Burien is the third “most dangerous” city in the state of Washington is wrong – the city should actually be ranked... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Sept. 20

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Sept. 20

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration work party this Saturday, Sept. 20. Here are the details: The first fall volunteer forest restoration event is this Saturday at Walker Preserve.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, whose baby room and one/two-year old room is now open! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which... [Read more]

Residents can speak out, share ideas on city’s new ‘Connect Burien’ website

Residents can speak out, share ideas on city’s new ‘Connect Burien’ website

‘Connect Burien’ is a new public engagement website, brought to you by the City of Burien and premiering today – Monday, Sept. 15. “This interactive new platform opens the conversation about Burien’s... [Read more]