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SLIDESHOW: Thousands of crazed fans pack SeaTac streets to send off Seahawks

SLIDESHOW: Thousands of crazed fans pack SeaTac streets to send off Seahawks

Photographers Michael Brunk and Francis Zera braved the throngs of crazed 12th Fans in SeaTac on Sunday (Jan. 25), as they lined the streets to send the Seattle Seahawks onto their second straight Super... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent in these photos, showing sailboats passing close to Three Tree Point on Saturday, Jan. 24 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If you’ve got a cool photo... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following two stories/photos on Highline High School wrestling are 1) from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

Early registration for South Highline National Little League baseball ends Jan. 29th, 2015. To join SHNLL for their skills clinics and walk-in registration: Thursday, January 29th, February 5th and... [Read more]

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

Seahawks send-off rally will be Sunday morning in SeaTac; details, map here

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The ’12th Man’ will be out in full force in SeaTac this Sunday, Jan. 25, when the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks travel to Sea-Tac Airport to fly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

CORRECTION: This post first stated that the rally was Saturday, Jan. 24. It has been moved to SUNDAY, JAN. 25: UPDATE: Calling all “12’s” – there will be a 12th Man Rally this SUNDAY,... [Read more]

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

The Matt Griffin Y will be co-hosting the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prizes and lunch provided for all participants. This... [Read more]

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

The Highline High School cheer team will be hosting a winter mini cheer camp on Jan. 27 and 29 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Highline High School cafeteria. Children in grades K-6 can join the Pirates cheer... [Read more]

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Burien Parks announced Thursday (Jan. 15) that they’ll be holding Men’s Drop-In Basketball on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sylvester Middle School Gym. The cost if $4 per night, ages 16... [Read more]

The ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at community center this Saturday

The ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at community center this Saturday

The “Battle of Burien” b-boy/b-girl dance competition will be this Saturday night, Jan. 17, starting at 5 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “We’re coming back with the same... [Read more]

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Our friends at the Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race – coming up Sunday, March 15 – announced on Monday (Jan. 12) that they will be holding an Alaska Airlines “C2C Fly Free Raffle.” A... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl... [Read more]

‘Walk the Snake’ on Wednesday, Jan. 21 with WABI Weekday Walkers

‘Walk the Snake’ on Wednesday, Jan. 21 with WABI Weekday Walkers

New Year’s resolutions: Get some cardiac exercise Meet new people Travel to exotic lands You’ll get the opportunity to fulfill all these New Year’s resolutions (well, some people think Normandy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Under gorgeous, crystal blue skies on a crisp 37-degree New Year’s Day, a record crowd of around 80 people braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound as they rang in 2015 at the annual Three Tree Point... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Animated gif of a previous Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge by Jana Kleitsch. Cleanse yourself for 2015 by diving into Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s... [Read more]

3rd annual ‘Walk-n-Talk-with-a-Doc’ will be this Sunday, Jan. 4

3rd annual ‘Walk-n-Talk-with-a-Doc’ will be this Sunday, Jan. 4

This Doc’s number one prescription: “Walk!” After a season full of holiday celebrations and the start of a new year, you may have vowed to “get back on that exercise program!” Do your New... [Read more]

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

Eagle Landing Park neighbor John White points to the current state of the bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Residents who use the stairs at Burien’s Eagle... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes this great poem by Greg Wright: ‘Twas four days ‘fore Christmas, and all through the house The Hawk fans were cheering — yes, even my spouse. The Cardinals... [Read more]

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9 with new features

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9 with new features

goyeti.org The new Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central starts Jan. 9, and they’re adding some new features – a DJ on the Jan. 16 session, as well as a... [Read more]

Buy local, buy global on the next WABI Weekday Walk, set for Wed., Dec. 17

Buy local, buy global on the next WABI Weekday Walk, set for Wed., Dec. 17

A colorful Samoan sundress?  Special candles to help fight maldiciónes (curses)?   Fresh Japanese yams?   Fava beans, Saudi style? You never know what treasures you might find in your own neighborhood.... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through Burien’s Mathison Park this Sunday, Dec. 7

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through Burien’s Mathison Park this Sunday, Dec. 7

Have you toured Burien’s Mathison Park yet? This Sunday, Dec. 7, the monthly Walk-n-Talk will begin at Burien Town Square and walk over to Mathison Park. WHEN: Sunday December 7; meet at 2:00 p.m.,... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Football Club, Boys 01/02 team is hosting mid season tryouts the first week of December to attract 12-­13 year old boys to play with the team. The tryouts will be during team practices... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Photos courtesy Eric Todd. Ryan Brett, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 2010 and has been playing baseball since the “Highline East” Little League & Bronco days, has... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn took these photos Sunday (Nov. 23) of a kite boarder enjoying the freshening wind just off Normandy Park Community Club Beach (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Yes,... [Read more]