Opinion Section

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???

LETTER: ‘Remind people about the scoop law!’

LETTER: ‘Remind people about the scoop law!’

[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 just moved from Alki Beach to Three Tree Point... [Read more]

GUEST POST: Remembering C.S. Lewis on the 50th anniversary of his death

GUEST POST: Remembering C.S. Lewis on the 50th anniversary of his death

by Tobin Wilson Pastor, Lake Burien Presbyterian Church November 22, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the death of one of Christianity’s modern patriarch’s of the faith – C.S. Lewis. This is... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘The age of the troll…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘The age of the troll…’

[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:] When I first started using internet message... [Read more]

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

[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:] We are not impressed by the rambling accusations... [Read more]

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

[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 letter from Barbara Dobkin... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘The people of Burien and North Highline deserve the truth…’

LETTER: ‘The people of Burien and North Highline deserve the truth…’

[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:] Public Information Confirms: Mark Ufkes Made... [Read more]

What happened to the Comments?

What happened to the Comments?

You may have noticed something different when you loaded up the blog this visit. After a lot of thought and more than a little discussion, we’ve decided to turn off commenting temporarily. That’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Public information request confirms Burien still in annexation game’

LETTER: ‘Public information request confirms Burien still in annexation game’

[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: A public information request... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident endorses candidate for Water District #49 Commissioner

LETTER: Resident endorses candidate for Water District #49 Commissioner

[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:] Roger Gee for Water District 49 Commissioner... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre thanks community for ‘Young Frankenstein’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre thanks community for ‘Young Frankenstein’

[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 Actors Theatre, BAT, thanks all of those... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I know Lauren, and she is a patriot in the true sense of that word’

LETTER: ‘I know Lauren, and she is a patriot in the true sense of that word’

[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 a shame that those associated... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘People of Burien be careful for whom you vote’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘People of Burien be careful for whom you vote’

[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:] DISAPPOINTED Last night I attended the last(?)... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien City Council candidate makes endorsement

LETTER: Former Burien City Council candidate makes endorsement

[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 is said that “brevity is the soul of wit”.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘As a Burien resident, I encourage the annexation of the rest of North Highline’

LETTER: ‘As a Burien resident, I encourage the annexation of the rest of North Highline’

[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:] After having just read a number of the blogs... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien…started to decline when Council became obsessed with annexation’

LETTER: ‘Burien…started to decline when Council became obsessed with annexation’

[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 believe Burien’s quality of life started... [Read more]

LETTER: Andrea Reay endorses Joan McGilton for re-election to City Council

LETTER: Andrea Reay endorses Joan McGilton for re-election to City Council

[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, I think back on the months of... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Annexation is not dead’

LETTER: ‘Annexation is not dead’

[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, Annexation is not dead. Even though... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Council’s final choice of City Manager will affect Burien for decades to come’

LETTER: ‘Council’s final choice of City Manager will affect Burien for decades to come’

[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:] This spring I will turn 62. In the next 10 years... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader concerned about city council hiring City Manager Search Firm

LETTER: Reader concerned about city council hiring City Manager Search Firm

[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, Hopefully some citizens... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Salmon Creek has been mitigated into extinction’

LETTER: ‘Salmon Creek has been mitigated into extinction’

[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 David Johanson, City of Burien, Senior Planner 400... [Read more]