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Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ winners; awards dinner Mar. 10

Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ winners; awards dinner Mar. 10

Discover Burien announced its “Best of Burien” award winners, which will be presented at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 10 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700... [Read more]

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Police-involved collision blocks streets on SW 148th Street Saturday

Police-involved collision blocks streets on SW 148th Street Saturday

On Saturday, Feb. 11, a deputy-involved collision blocked streets near the Burien Transit Center. Police say that an officer called in an accident at about 11:30 a.m. at SW 148th Street and 4th Ave... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools is seeking the public’s feedback on proposed new high school schedule options designed to help students meet new state graduation requirements. See sample schedules, ask... [Read more]

Reward offered for passport stolen from truck in Olde Burien Friday night

Reward offered for passport stolen from truck in Olde Burien Friday night

From resident John White: ​David White parked his truck next to the Masonic temple Friday evening (Feb. 10) and walked to the 909 for dinner. He returned to his truck after dinner to find his back window... [Read more]

Burien filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

Burien filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

This week the Getty Research Institute announced that it will obtain a large collection of short films and video art entitled ‘Joanie4Jackie,’ all made by women – including one by Burien... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting for Medzo Gelato Bar and Travel Café will be Friday, Feb. 10

Ribbon Cutting for Medzo Gelato Bar and Travel Café will be Friday, Feb. 10

New Discover Burien member Medzo Gelato Bar and Travel Café will be holding a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this Friday, Feb. 10 at 12 p.m., and all are invited. “Join us for Gelato... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Feb. 10, and continuing through... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘I want the City Council to communicate cleanly…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘I want the City Council to communicate cleanly…’

[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:] Dear Council Members, Breaking your word... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber announces new partnership with South King Media

Seattle Southside Chamber announces new partnership with South King Media

This week, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it is forming a new media and marketing partnership with South King Media, publisher of six award-winning local news websites, including... [Read more]

Snow storm causes outages, closes just about everything in region Monday

Snow storm causes outages, closes just about everything in region Monday

Lots of snow has caused numerous power outages in the region, as well as school and other closures on Monday, Feb. 6. Here’s how this storm – which dumped around 5-6 inches of snow – has affected... [Read more]

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Discover Burien, Highline Food Bank, and the White Center Food Bank would like to thank all the donors and participants who made the 2017 Burien Empty Bowls... [Read more]

Fundraiser set up for Wilmer Donis, hit by car on Ambaum Jan. 24

Fundraiser set up for Wilmer Donis, hit by car on Ambaum Jan. 24

As we previously reported, just before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, a man named Wilmer Donis was struck – and severely injured – by a vehicle in the 13800 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Wilmer... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo, rebranding

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo, rebranding

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce unveiled its brand new logo: The Seattle Southside Chamber is a non-profit business organization that has served the communities of Burien,... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Several Kennedy Catholic High School Lancer students collected over 5,000 breakfast meals during a ‘Cereal Drive’ this week, which they donated to the hungry in our community. “Your... [Read more]

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

By Jack Mayne A recent meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration regional office in Renton was a bust, and it is time for serious legal action to stop the recently increased noise from planes taking... [Read more]

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre. Performances of this Washington State premiere, written... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Anne Baunach as new Executive Director

Highline Schools Foundation announces Anne Baunach as new Executive Director

The Board of Trustees for the Highline Schools Foundation announced on Tuesday (Jan. 31) that they have selected Anne Baunach as the new Executive Director of the Foundation. “I know I speak for every... [Read more]

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“Come see what’s Crackin’ at Smackin’!” invite ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ owners Tommy and Jerrie Walker. They can’t wait to share all the amazing flavors they have... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

A Fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be held Saturday, March 4 at St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall. The 2017 Spring Fling will be an evening of fun, music... [Read more]

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be the weekend of Feb. 17-20, 2017. Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998... [Read more]

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser was held last Friday (Jan. 27), with 1,164 people attending and $21,525 raised – a record-setting benefit – for the White Center​... [Read more]

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

UPDATE: The date for this hearing has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 2.: A hearing on a bill that would require a State Health Department study of air quality implications of increased air traffic at Sea-Tac... [Read more]