Opinion Section

LETTER: ‘Rebuttal to Highline School District Board President’s letter’

LETTER: ‘Rebuttal to Highline School District Board President’s letter’

[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:] REBUTTAL TO THE HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

[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 Editor, So, about that Highline High School... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

[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:] All five of us Mathison kids graduated from... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This message brought to you at no charge by Don Wasson…’

LETTER: ‘This message brought to you at no charge by Don Wasson…’

[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:] In a few days, we will receive our BALLOTS. We... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Our community deserves better than exaggerated claims…’

LETTER: ‘Our community deserves better than exaggerated claims…’

[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 Editor, The volunteers who make up Highline... [Read more]

LETTER:  Highline Public Schools Board of Directors President on bond issue

LETTER: Highline Public Schools Board of Directors President on bond issue

[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:] Editor: Our elementary schools are overcrowded,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Outsourcing our Police should come with some conditions…’

LETTER: ‘Outsourcing our Police should come with some conditions…’

[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:] Outsourcing our Police should come with some... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Proposition #1 appears to be an outright theft’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Proposition #1 appears to be an outright theft’

[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:] Response to Mr. Schipper’s letter of September... [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]

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]

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

[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:] Friday was the ribbon cutting for the restored... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

[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:] It’s concerning that Burien asked the Pierce... [Read more]

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

[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 John (Creighton): These comments are my... [Read more]

LETTER: Accident victim sends his thanks out, is ‘glad to live in Burien’

LETTER: Accident victim sends his thanks out, is ‘glad to live in Burien’

[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:] On Friday, June 13th, my wife and I were driving... [Read more]

LETTER: Former city council candidate gives props to new councilmembers

LETTER: Former city council candidate gives props to new councilmembers

[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:] In reading the recent article as written by... [Read more]

LETTER: Grateful Mom thanks Anonymous donor at The Mark

LETTER: Grateful Mom thanks Anonymous donor at The Mark

[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:] To the Editor, On Friday (June 6), my daughter... [Read more]

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

[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 have a dream that one day our elected officials... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I wanted to know if you were aware of the homeless problem in Burien’

LETTER: ‘I wanted to know if you were aware of the homeless problem in Burien’

[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 to the editor. I wanted to know if you... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A look at the new commenting system’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A look at the new commenting system’

[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: A LOOK AT THE NEW COMMENTING SYSTEM First... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

[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:] Why are we sometimes so blind? Last night I... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Two weeks ago, you were asked to participate in a citizen survey…’

LETTER: ‘Two weeks ago, you were asked to participate in a citizen survey…’

[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 Neighbors and Members of the Burien Community, Thank... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Citizen/Consumer Voice needs to be in new Economic Development Plan’

LETTER: ‘Citizen/Consumer Voice needs to be in new Economic Development Plan’

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: Burien’s Citizen/Consumer voice needs to be reflected in the new Economic Development Plan…

LETTER: ‘Why it is legitimate to have 2 pitbulls on my property, but not 4 chickens?’

LETTER: ‘Why it is legitimate to have 2 pitbulls on my property, but not 4 chickens?’

Dear Editor, I have received a notification from the city of Burien saying we are only allowing 3 chickens. My hens are all very quiet. I am struggling to understand, why it is legitimate to have 2 pitbulls on my property, but not 4 chickens?

LETTER: Normandy Park Councilmember’s note to Ecology about Miller Creek

LETTER: Normandy Park Councilmember’s note to Ecology about Miller Creek

[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 David South, Thank you for your help in... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I would like to thank Transform Burien for the work they are doing…’

LETTER: ‘I would like to thank Transform Burien for the work they are doing…’

[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 would like to thank Transform Burien for the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Questions about NERA but answers have not been as easy to find…’

LETTER: ‘Questions about NERA but answers have not been as easy to find…’

[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:] At the last council meeting, Monday December... [Read more]

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

We’re a day late, but as promised in our earlier post when we disabled comments to provide a “cooling off” period, they’re now back with a few modifications. First and foremost... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Coney Island Christmas’ is Wonderful

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Coney Island Christmas’ is Wonderful

A young Jewish girl, Clara, played by Emily Dumaran, complains to Grandma, an obviously spunky Jewish woman of East Coast origin, about how Christmas is pushed on everyone. And Kwanzaa, too? What about Chanukah???