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UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE JUNE 15, 2016 9:15 a.m.: UPDATE TO MISSING: Mrs. Terada has been found thanks for all the help — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) June 15, 2016 PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]


Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

The Burien Police Department announced that officers busted a drug house on Friday (June 10), which was located near the skatepark at SW 144th Street and 4th Ave SW (map below). Police say that after... [Read more]


REMINDER: Fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier will be Wednesday

REMINDER: Fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier will be Wednesday

REMINDER: The fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo and Xavier will be held all day on Wednesday, June 8 at Angelo’s of Burien, located at 601 SW 153rd Street. “Come in during regular business... [Read more]


Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools will be holding an open, public meeting about addressing issues behind recent incidents of youth involved in gun violence in our community on Tuesday, June 14, from 7 – 8:30... [Read more]


Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien announced that they will be holding a fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo and his son Xavier on Wednesday, June 8. Ten percent of each check that day will be donated directly... [Read more]


PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

Here’s episode #53 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]


PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new photos and video at 4:30 p.m. May 26, 2016: Photos & Videos courtesy William Rowley Photo by Shirley Holden Chartraw Silvernale The King... [Read more]


Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

The victims of Monday night’s horrific crash (read our previous coverage here), were a man named Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier – both seriously injured as a result of a 15-year old girl running... [Read more]


Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Former Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage was found ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday of charges of assaulting a special needs student who was riding... [Read more]


Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: SeaTac Police officers arrested ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta (mugshot pictured, left) at a local hotel on Wednesday, May 25. Police say... [Read more]


VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

On Saturday morning, May 21, a vandal caused $4–$5,000 worth of damage to the Color Printing Systems building at 15106 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien. A male suspect smashed several windows in the building, as... [Read more]


UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

Photo courtesy Kent Fire RFA A 15-year old Burien girl is under arrest – and has been booked into the Youth Services Center for Vehicular Assault – after a crash in SeaTac Monday night (May 23) that... [Read more]


LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

[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:] NOTE: The following Letter is in response... [Read more]


PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

Deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office, including Burien Police and K-9, spent several hours Friday night (May 20) searching the Lakewood Park area for what a law enforcement source described... [Read more]


PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]


New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]


17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a 17-year old male in the chest early Thursday morning (May 19) near an apartment complex in Burien. The victim was rushed to Harborview... [Read more]


READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

READER REPORT: Head-on collision causes injuries on SW 160th Street

From Reader Joe Moldovan comes this report: On Tuesday, May 17 at about 2:30 p.m. at the corner of SW 160 Street and 8th Ave SW (map below), a head-on collision occurred. It appears that a westbound black... [Read more]


Police pursuit of carjacking suspect ends in crash in Burien Tuesday night

Police pursuit of carjacking suspect ends in crash in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: This post was revised at 9:45 p.m. 5/17/16 with the correct location: The Burien Police Department is reporting that a pursuit of a carjacking suspect ended in a crash at S. 136th Street and 4th... [Read more]


Port asked by Burien Council to assist with Sea-Tac Airport expansion problems

Port asked by Burien Council to assist with Sea-Tac Airport expansion problems

By Jack Mayne The smell of jet fuel and fallout pollution from Sea-Tac Airport led the Burien Council to approve a resolution asking the Port of Seattle to provide help with the impacts on the city of... [Read more]