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Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

Here’s episode #3 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]

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

On Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m., the Highline Bears will bring Semi-Pro baseball back to the Highline Community for the first time in over 30 years, when they take on the Snoqualmie Hurricanes at Steve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 10 Last Friday, May 8, 2015, Highline took on Tyee and Evergreen in the Highline District Track Meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Burien councilmember Bob Edgar will dress up as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at a Seattle Mariners game on Saturday, May 16, to help celebrate Salmon Recovery and recognize and promote the work that... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

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

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

There’s a special meetup spot and new walking route for WABI Burien’s May 2015 Walk-n-Talk! Come join in this Sunday, May 3. Walkers will meet at the Recology Store Highline for a tour and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos of fisherfolks fishing off Vashon Island on Saturday, May 2. “Dozens of boats across the Sound this morning off of Point Beales, Vashon Island,”... [Read more]

Ahoy Mateys! There will be ‘Pirates in the (Tukwila) Pool’ on Saturday May 16!

Ahoy Mateys! There will be ‘Pirates in the (Tukwila) Pool’ on Saturday May 16!

Ahoy Mateys! On Saturday May 16, from 1 – 3 p.m., there will be Pirates in the Pool! MEET TUKWILA POOL PIRATES FIND BURIED TREASURE ENJOY PIRATE GRUB WALK THE PLANK All at the Tukwila Pool, located... [Read more]

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: What the proposed arena site would look like. ESPN is reporting this week that a company called RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment filed a zoning code request... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

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

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

Last Sunday (April 19), Highline High School graduate Ryan Brett (class of 2010) made his Major League debut for the Tampa Bay Rays vs. the New York Yankees, and when he led off the ninth inning as a... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

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

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’  is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’ is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its FREE Wellness Fiesta this Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This free, family... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC is now hosting tryouts for aspiring youths and teens to develop their soccer playing skills at a higher competitive level than recreational soccer. Tryout registration is now open... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools, along with the Tukwila School District, are restarting a middle school football program after more than 30 years. It will be full contact spring ball prepping the kids for high... [Read more]

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

The Highline Bears Baseball Organization is a new expansion team in the Pacific International League (PIL), and they’re trying to raise money to kick-off a first season at Steve Cox Memorial Park... [Read more]

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

Join the WABI Weekday Walkers for a beautiful spring walk on Wednesday, April 15 starting at 9 a.m. at Walker Preserve, a little known park in Normandy Park. The walk is about three miles, with some muddy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos he took on Saturday, showing a sailboat race off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday, March 28. We believe this race was part of the Center... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

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

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

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

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: ‘April Pools Day’ is coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18, from 1 – 3 p.m., and all are invited! For more info, read the full story here.  Read More →

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE 3/17/15 7:45 p.m.: All six tickets to the NCAA Basketball Tournament have been SOLD! “I highly endorse advertising on The B-Town Blog!” said Mark Neuman. “I sold all my product... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

Develop leadership skills, increase life skills, learn life saving skills and develop professionalism in YMCA Lifeguarding, with classes starting April 6. The course offers up-to-date information on how... [Read more]

Try out Fitness & Zumba classes at Burien Community Center for FREE in April

Try out Fitness & Zumba classes at Burien Community Center for FREE in April

Between April 13-18, community members can try out fitness classes at the Burien Community Center for FREE! “I’d particularly like to invite people to visit my Zumba class on Monday April 13... [Read more]

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill at Sunday’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]