Opinion Section

LETTER: City of Burien responds to John White’s drone/slide complaints

LETTER: City of Burien responds to John White’s drone/slide complaints

[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 read the article you posted on Thursday,... [Read more]

LETTER: A Father’s response to City of Burien’s Pride Proclamation

LETTER: A Father’s response to City of Burien’s Pride Proclamation

[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 Mayor Jimmy Matta presented a proclamation,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

[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 Burien and B-Town Blog: I attended... [Read more]

LETTER: An Open Letter to the Mayor, Council, City Manager & Police Chief

LETTER: An Open Letter to the Mayor, Council, City Manager & Police Chief

[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:] April 19, 2018 An Open Letter to The Honorable... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why aren’t these children and youth in Burien receiving this money?’

LETTER: ‘Why aren’t these children and youth in Burien receiving this money?’

[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 Elected Representatives: The OSPI... [Read more]

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary issue

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary 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:] The following Letter to the Editor is... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I can personally testify that those protesters were anything but silent’

LETTER: ‘I can personally testify that those protesters were anything but silent’

[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 commenting on a recent letter to... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Dow C. came to Burien, but he was too frightened to speak?’

LETTER: ‘Dow C. came to Burien, but he was too frightened to speak?’

[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: I am surprised that... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

[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:] Since the city does not publish letters... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

[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:] Let’s say you wanted to buy Eagle... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

[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 Blog nor its staff:] Letter to the Editor: To the people... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘If you want a Trillum plant . . . buy one that has been legally grown’

LETTER: ‘If you want a Trillum plant . . . buy one that has been legally grown’

[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: Your blog just posted... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Defying the Odds</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Did you know that the majority of businesses do not make it past 10 years? In fact, the US Census Bureau has reported... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien must have a transparent discussion about the Tacoma LNG plant’

LETTER: ‘Burien must have a transparent discussion about the Tacoma LNG plant’

[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 all residents of Burien, The city... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: It’s the Year of the Dog!

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: It’s the Year of the Dog!

By Marley A. Mutt Gung Hay Fat Choy B-Town! That’s Happy New Year B-Town in Cantonese. 2018 is the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Zodiac and I am thrilled to finally have a year I can call my own. I... [Read more]

LETTER: A note of thanks and appreciation for Burien’s 2018 Birdfest

LETTER: A note of thanks and appreciation for Burien’s 2018 Birdfest

[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: This is a note of... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: <i>Puppy Love</i>

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: Puppy Love

By Marley A. Mutt I remember it like it was yesterday. When our eyes first met from across the kennel at the animal shelter. The world got suddenly very small and focused, my stomach dropped, my ears... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. By Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! I’m... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘It is not the experience of the mayor, it is the agenda and priorities…’

LETTER: ‘It is not the experience of the mayor, it is the agenda and priorities…’

[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, It is not the experience... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am somewhat distressed by last Monday’s City Council meeting…’

LETTER: ‘I am somewhat distressed by last Monday’s City Council meeting…’

[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 am somewhat distressed... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I returned from tonight’s City Council with a feeling of concern…’

LETTER: ‘I returned from tonight’s City Council with a feeling of concern…’

[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 returned from tonight’s City Council... [Read more]

LETTER: A resident’s open letter to Jimmy Matta

LETTER: A resident’s open letter to Jimmy Matta

[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 Jimmy, I wanted to write you personally... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader shares who he thinks should be selected as City’s next Mayor

LETTER: Reader shares who he thinks should be selected as City’s next Mayor

[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:] During the first meeting of 2018, the... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Getting to know those we finally get to meet

CLIFF’S EDGE: Getting to know those we finally get to meet

My wife and I sat in on the 10th birthday party of this blog Monday evening, and I came away realizing how little I know about a community in which I’ve lived for some 45 years. For one thing it was... [Read more]