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<i>Man, What a Great Country We Live In!</i> Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

Man, What a Great Country We Live In! Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

It was a very awesome 4th of July for many, especially this Reporter, who was fortunate enough to have spent the day in two fantastic Burien locations – my own neighborhood, where I was crowned “King of Three Tree Point”…

Herr Backyard Garden Center Owners Retiring; Business Closing June 17

Herr Backyard Garden Center Owners Retiring; Business Closing June 17

Sons William (Bill), Gordy and their father Amos Herr taken at Burien's Herr Lumberyard circa 1970s. Click image for larger version. by Janet Grella Diane Herr Lorella and her sister-in-law and business... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Jazz Band to Appear at Highline Classic Jazz this Saturday

Mt. Rainier High Jazz Band to Appear at Highline Classic Jazz this Saturday

Band teacher Mat Montgomery,a lifelong jazz trumpet player playing Billy Strayhorn's 'Take the A Train' in the jazz band rehearsal hall of MRHS. Story & Photo by Janet Grella The organizers... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Olde Burien Business ‘Zizia’ Will Be Closing Shop April 2nd

B-TOWN BIZ: Olde Burien Business ‘Zizia’ Will Be Closing Shop April 2nd

If Tuesday was any indication, Zizia will be closed before planned (the first week of April). Anna Vornbrock, owner of Zizia in Olde Burien, said she was “slammed” March 1st, the first day of her going-out-of-business sale..

Team Up With Moss Chiropractic To Help A Local Family

Team Up With Moss Chiropractic To Help A Local Family

Story and photos by Janet Grella Can you imagine a Christmas where your number one gift request is laundry detergent? Or gas cards or dog and cat food. Well that’s what advertiser Moss Chiropractic’s... [Read more]

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a fiery car crash early Wednesday morning (Sept. 23rd) claimed the lives of three people in SeaTac when the car they were in ran off the road, slammed... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Sunday Night Rainbow Off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: A Sunday Night Rainbow Off Three Tree Point

Sunday night (May 3rd) around 7:30pm, BTB Sales Diva Janet Grella happened to capture these images of a vivid rainbow over the water off Three Tree Point:

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Janet says:

“Diva,” our Olympic swimmer wanna-be, dived into the sound and swam two miles to the end of the rainbow in Normandy Park Cove only to find a leprechaun being choked by a neighbor.

She tried mouth to mouth on the little guy only to find the swine flu of her rainbow.

PHOTOS: “Cove To Clover” Race Raises $12K For Food Bank

PHOTOS: “Cove To Clover” Race Raises $12K For Food Bank

Despite a day which started with snow in some places and a dreadful downpour just about everywhere else, around 300 runners participated in the first-ever “Cove to Clover” 5K Race Sunday morning, which started near the Normandy Park Community Club and ended at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub (BTB Advertiser) in Burien.

Here are some photos from race day:

According to Mick Purdy, co-owner of Mick Kelly’s, $12,000 was raised for the Highline Area Food Bank…

The New Phone Book’s Here! The New Phone Book’s Here!

The New Phone Book’s Here! The New Phone Book’s Here!

Photo by Janet Grella Save this image to your hard drive. Print it out. Because soon you won’t be seeing this waste of paper products and plastic bags. Does anyone even use a phone book anymore?... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday’s “Boo In Burien”

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday’s “Boo In Burien”

Here are some photos of Saturday’s “Boo In Burien” event, which involved businesses in downtown Burien handing out thousands of pieces of candy to costumed trick or treaters, as well... [Read more]