Opinion Section

LETTER: ‘Why were my letters removed from the City Council packets?’

LETTER: ‘Why were my letters removed from the City Council packets?’

[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; On July 20,2015... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘A safe City has more going for it than just low crime statistics…’

LETTER: ‘A safe City has more going for it than just low crime statistics…’

[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, A safe City has more going... [Read more]

PODCAST: Vandals damage mural, hats stolen, Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Vandals damage mural, hats stolen, Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s episode #22 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]

LETTER: ‘Who authorized the removal of my letter from a public document?’

LETTER: ‘Who authorized the removal of my letter from a public document?’

[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: On March 25, 2015,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Collaborating with neighborhoods and developers will make NERA shine’

LETTER: ‘Collaborating with neighborhoods and developers will make NERA shine’

[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, Burien is built... [Read more]

LETTER: Helpful ‘Angel in Disguise’ at Burien sporting goods store

LETTER: Helpful ‘Angel in Disguise’ at Burien sporting goods store

[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:] Angel in Disguise? Yes! It does happen! I... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to modify city code for ‘Verified Response’ to alarms

LETTER: Resident wants to modify city code for ‘Verified Response’ to alarms

[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:] Before Burien implemented Verified Response... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

[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:] Hi Chestine, Thank you so much for your... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

[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 Andrea Reay and the Board of Directors... [Read more]

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

[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 – I’d like to dispel myths... [Read more]

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

LETTER: Kennedy Catholic High School presents their case about athletic field

[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:] Kennedy Catholic has submitted a land... [Read more]

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader and originally sent to the City of Burien. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about Tweeting & texting during public meetings

LETTER: Resident concerned about Tweeting & texting during public meetings

[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; On March 15, 2015... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident ‘horrified by the revised City Council Meeting Guidelines’

LETTER: Resident ‘horrified by the revised City Council Meeting Guidelines’

[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 City Council Members, Please publish... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey Readers! Welcome to Cassidy’s... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass shares her experiences at Camp Korey

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-town Readers! I’m so sorry... [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]

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]

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Burien and Des Moines

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Burien and Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: [EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland (or B-Town Blog)... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien Police lure, bust pedophile; Cab Driver shot & more…

PODCAST: Burien Police lure, bust pedophile; Cab Driver shot & more…

Here’s episode #6 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]

LETTER(s): English Language Learners write letters about Ordinance 606/621

LETTER(s): English Language Learners write letters about Ordinance 606/621

EDITOR’S NOTE: Aria Peters is an English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher at the Arts and Academics Academy on the Evergreen Campus in the Highline School District. This spring, her intermediate level... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Piper’ the dog will greet you at Burien’s Maven Mercantile

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Piper’ the dog will greet you at Burien’s Maven Mercantile

  Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern On SW 152 Street (seems to be my favorite street!) in downtown Burien is a restaurant called Maven Mercantile, which was first opened... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[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:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

LETTER: Resident wants to warn neighbors about Coyotes

[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:] Hi, I just want to post a warning to neighbors... [Read more]

LETTER: Clarification on ‘Small Schools’ in Highline Public Schools

LETTER: Clarification on ‘Small Schools’ in Highline Public Schools

[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 B-Town Blog Editor, Recently there... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

[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: Filing for elected offices... [Read more]