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Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

  Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Some Burien residents are upset that an ornamental Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street will be removed soon, due... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Saturday work party at Shorewood Park

Volunteers needed for Saturday work party at Shorewood Park

Volunteers are needed to join Shorewood on the Sound Neighbors at Shorewood Park in Burien for a work party this Saturday, Jan. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to Noon, and volunteers are asked to meet at the Shorewood... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they’re seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit... [Read more]

Numerous anti-school bond signs defaced, tampered with overnight

Numerous anti-school bond signs defaced, tampered with overnight

Seems that just before every election, political signs get defaced, removed or destroyed – and that’s just what happened overnight Tuesday (Jan. 27), as numerous anti-school bond signs were tampered... [Read more]

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Burien’s Environmental Science Center has a lot of great events planned for the month of February: Seahurst Beach Clean Up “Creating a cleaner habitat for salmon” Friday, Feb 20th • 12:00... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31

Dave Shapiro, Author of the “Terra Tempo” series, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 31. Follow Ari, Jenna, and Caleb through the big picture of Earth’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 425 SW 144th Street... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School My assignment was to go to Time Tunnel Records today! At 14911 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien there is a little white storefront... [Read more]

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

by Jack Mayne In one of the shorter meetings of recent past, the Burien City Council decided at Monday’s (Jan. 26) study session that getting and keeping businesses in the city is the most important... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools has named seven community members to its newly-formed Capital Projects Oversight Committee, which will provide oversight of school construction projects, including the projects... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish School will be holding two Open Houses this Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and in the evening from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at their campus... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my!’

LETTER: ‘Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my!’

[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:] Rats, Feces and Mold, oh my! If the Evergreen... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

On Friday, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature pieces centered... [Read more]

Sponsored Post CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health expanding Virtual Urgent Care to Highline Medical Center

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its Virtual Urgent Care to serve patients in the service areas of Burien’s Highline Medical Center as well as Bremerton’s Harrison Medical Center. For... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High School announced this week a new technology education partnership with Seattle App Academy. Seattle App Academy will deliver computer science and programming classes to Kennedy students... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest welcomes Ingrid Kjelstrup

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest welcomes Ingrid Kjelstrup

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest would like to welcome its newest Sales Professional Ingrid Kjelstrup to its office. To contact Ingrid: CELL: 206-661-3170 EMAIL: IngridKjelstrup@BHHSNWREALESTATE.COM  Read More →

SLIDESHOW: Thousands of crazed fans pack SeaTac streets to send off Seahawks

SLIDESHOW: Thousands of crazed fans pack SeaTac streets to send off Seahawks

Photographers Michael Brunk and Francis Zera braved the throngs of crazed 12th Fans in SeaTac on Sunday (Jan. 25), as they lined the streets to send the Seattle Seahawks onto their second straight Super... [Read more]

Highline Schools holding Telephone Town Hall & Public Meeting this week

Highline Schools holding Telephone Town Hall & Public Meeting this week

This week, Highline Public Schools will be hosting two community meetings about the bond and levy measures on the February ballot – a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday and a Public Meeting on Thursday. All... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident critiques the Burien City Council’s recent retreat

LETTER: Resident critiques the Burien City Council’s recent retreat

[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:] Letter to the Editor: The Burien City... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent in these photos, showing sailboats passing close to Three Tree Point on Saturday, Jan. 24 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If you’ve got a cool photo... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

Early registration for South Highline National Little League baseball ends Jan. 29th, 2015. To join SHNLL for their skills clinics and walk-in registration: Thursday, January 29th, February 5th and... [Read more]

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The ’12th Man’ will be out in full force in SeaTac this Sunday, Jan. 25, when the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks travel to Sea-Tac Airport to fly... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Unusually warm and dry weekend ahead

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Unusually warm and dry weekend ahead

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey there! We’re going to start going through some fairly dramatic weather... [Read more]

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council will be going to the dogs – again – on Monday, Feb. 2

The Burien City Council is going to the dogs once again – this time on Monday, Feb. 2. A few years ago (read our previous coverage here), city lawmakers were hounded by several dogs and their owners... [Read more]

Problem house in Burien shut down for squatters, stolen property & more

Problem house in Burien shut down for squatters, stolen property & more

Photos courtesy Burien Police Department. On Thursday (Jan. 22) just before 1 p.m. detectives and deputies with the Burien Police and King County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a house... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Modern designed home with city views!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Modern designed home with city views!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Jan. 24 – is a beautiful, modern designed home with city views! Impressive, tasteful finishes... [Read more]