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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]

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Learn about Burien’s stormwater plan at Trout Unlimited meeting Tuesday night

Dan O’Brien, Project Manager for the City of Burien, will be discussing the city’s regional stormwater and trail project in the Northeast Redevelopment Area at the Trout Unlimited meeting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

PHOTOS: Burien Police confirms it – a wild Deer is roaming around Burien!

We first shared BTB Reader Mary Hudson’s photos on Nov. 9 of a two-point buck deer that she spotted in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood, and now comes new photos courtesy the Burien Police Department... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: With the cut of a ribbon, the brand new CVS Pharmacy is open

B-TOWN BIZ: With the cut of a ribbon, the brand new CVS Pharmacy is open

Monday morning (Nov. 17), several local business people, members of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, along with two city council members, employees and others gathered to cut a ribbon at... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Elston Hill took these great pics of a Redtail Hawk in Burien on Sunday, Nov. 16; here’s what he said about it: “The predator birds love windy days. This hawk visited the bluff above... [Read more]

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

Mixing quality affordable art with a fun evening of music, food, wine and “buying frenzy,” the Burien Arts Association will be presenting its annual Vision 20/20 Art Sale on Saturday, Nov. 22. Doors... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira recently visited Advertiser West Seattle Montessori. “West Seattle Montessori had a wonderful visit from Author Sid Shapira and his dog Danny. A wonderful story... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

The folks at Relay for Life of Highline will be holding a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 S 206th Street in Des Moines. “This is our... [Read more]

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Alex Hoppe is a freshman living in Gregory Heights who wants to launch a pie into space!  That’s right – this 9th grader wants to launch a PIE! Into space! “You may be thinking, ‘What?!?’ But... [Read more]

PHOTOS: On a clear November day, you can see Mt. Si from Lake Burien

PHOTOS: On a clear November day, you can see Mt. Si from Lake Burien

BTB Reader David Young sent us the following photos, of which he says: “It was clear enough this morning to see Mt Si from our home on the south side of Lake Burien!” Click images to see larger... [Read more]

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

New Advertiser Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Salmon Creek Ravine Saturday morning

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Salmon Creek Ravine Saturday morning

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at the Salmon Creek Ravine from 10 a.m. – Noon Saturday morning, Nov. 15. “Please dress WARMLY, in layers and wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty,”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader/Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos at Seahurst Park, of some of our rather colorful, winged neighbors. “My wife Jackie and I love Seahurst Park now that it is open again,”... [Read more]