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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist Wanted for a Mental Health/Medical Clinic in Burien: FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST WANTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CLINIC Compensation: $12 – $15 per hour DOE We are... [Read more]

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

[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:] HAVE YOU TRIED TO OPEN A small LOCAL BUSINESS... [Read more]

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: These 6-month old male and female pit/lab mix dogs were lost on Saturday, June 20, between Noon and 5 p.m., last seen around S. 140th and 8th Ave S. in Burien: “Please help me find my... [Read more]

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

There’s a new art gallery coming to the area this Thursday, June 25, at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village, located at 16625 1st Ave South in Normandy Park. Named the Normandy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Advertiser Frankie’s B-Town Bistro wants all our Readers to know that they’ll be serving up a special Copper River Sockeye Salmon Dinner on Father’s day (Sunday, June 21), for just $26.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

[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:] I am astounded by the disrespect shown... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #7 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday (June 19) was a good day for ducklings in downtown Burien. Bunny Critch offered the following account of this morning’s excitement: “I spotted Mama Duck and her ducklings walking in front of... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend – this Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 – at Town Square Park, and here’s the full schedule: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square Stage,... [Read more]

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

The King County Prosecutors Office is reporting that Michael A. Espinosa, a 25-year-old Burien man, has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree with a firearm enhancement in connection with the fatal... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Teacher Recruiting Event on Wednesday, June 24, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the District office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Meet Highline principals and assistant... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, June 20 – is a beautiful 3-bedroom home, priced at just $379,000! Sitting high in this... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE 6/20/15: ‘Duke’ has been reunited with his family! PREVIOUSLY: FOUND: This Tan Male Pit Bull was found near Southern Heights Elementary School: The dog is a “very well behaved... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s MASSIVE PARKING LOT SALE is this Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20th, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. BOOK LOVERS DREAM LOTS OF FURNITURE NAME BRAND CLOTHING LOTS... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Demolition starts to make way for new CHI Franciscan offices

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Demolition starts to make way for new CHI Franciscan offices

On Wednesday, June 17, workers from GLY Construction began demolishing two buildings – at 16033 and 16043 1st Ave South in Burien – to make way for a new medical office complex for CHI Franciscan Health. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

“Do you need physical therapy? See the therapists at Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates.” You are the most important member of your healthcare team and are entitled to choose your fellow... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held from Noon – 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. There will be lots of live music, beer gardens, food and more in Olde Burien on SW 152nd Street, between 9th... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing red Sunset over the Olympics as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Amazing red Sunset over the Olympics as seen from Burien

Did you see Wednesday night’s amazing red Sunset? Photographer Elston Hill sure did, and he took these great photos from Burien showing the Olympics in all their majesty (click images to see larger... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Bears will play US Military All-Stars Friday night!

REMINDER: Highline Bears will play US Military All-Stars Friday night!

REMINDER: This Friday night – June 19 at 7 p.m. – the Highline Bears will host the traveling US Military All-Stars for Military Appreciation Night. Tickets are just $3, and Kids 12 and under are FREE! First... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Community Shuttle Driver wanted

JOB: Community Shuttle Driver wanted

JOB: COMMUNITY SHUTTLE DRIVER WANTED Fernwood at the Park, an Independent retirement community, is searching for a talented, fun-loving individual, with exceptional people skills, to join our team as our... [Read more]

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Join Greater Highline & Tukwila YoungLives for a Car Wash and Bake Sale this Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at CarQuest Auto Parts, located at 14307 1st Ave South. Proceeds will help... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Kayak Bar & Grill celebrating family-friendly style with Father’s Day special

New Kayak Bar & Grill celebrating family-friendly style with Father’s Day special

The new Kayak is all spruced up and ready. Kayak is a family-friendly restaurant for all ages. Kayak’s patio is also open for business! The new Kayak Bar & Grill – located at 635 SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

Give us better transit or else, Burien City Council tells Sound Transit Monday

Give us better transit or else, Burien City Council tells Sound Transit Monday

by Jack Mayne Representatives of Sound Transit ran into difficulty with the Burien City Council because it doesn’t even put the city on its project map, and has no proposals to better connect Burien... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Click images to see larger versions. The City of Burien, in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners, will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the remaining phases... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Thriftway’s Father’s Day Seafood Sale & Lobster Drop is Friday

Boulevard Park Thriftway’s Father’s Day Seafood Sale & Lobster Drop is Friday

Don’t Forget DAD – Fathers Day is this Sunday, June 21, and Advertiser Boulevard Park Thriftway is holding its 2nd annual Seafood Sale and Lobster Drop this FRIDAY JUNE 19, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will serve as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival this Saturday, June 20, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Burien Fire Station at 8th Ave SW and SW 151st. Cost... [Read more]