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Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Friday, May 18, was the deadline for candidates to file for Washington’s 34th state senate district – most recently represented by retiring Democrat Sen. Sharon Nelson – and some familiar... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Neighbors,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

From paid Advertiser Friends to Elect Debi Wagner: Hello Dear Friends, Neighbors and all Residents of Burien: I’m honored to have had the opportunity to serve you these past four years. If re-elected... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

From paid Advertiser Friends to Elect Debi Wagner: Dear Friends, Neighbors, Residents and Voters of Burien: My name is Debi Wagner and I have had the privilege and honor of being a council member serving... [Read more]

LETTER: Debi Wagner running for re-election to Burien City Council Pos. #3

LETTER: Debi Wagner running for re-election to Burien City Council Pos. #3

[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. During this election year, we are allowing... [Read more]

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

[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 John (Creighton): These comments... [Read more]

LETTER: And now, Debi Wagner responds to Andrea Reay’s response…

LETTER: And now, Debi Wagner responds to Andrea Reay’s response…

[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. ADDITIONAL NOTE: This will be the last... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Andrea Reay responds to Debi Wagner’s response

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Andrea Reay responds to Debi Wagner’s response

[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: We need municipal leaders... [Read more]

LETTER: Debi Wagner responds to accusations by Andrea Reay

LETTER: Debi Wagner responds to accusations by Andrea Reay

[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; This letter is in response... [Read more]

Andrea Reay’s campaign claims Debi Wagner violated disclosure laws

Andrea Reay’s campaign claims Debi Wagner violated disclosure laws

Burien City Council candidates Debi Wagner, left, and Andrea Reay at the July 23 B-Town Blog Candidate Forum. Photos by Michael Brunk. by Jack Mayne The campaign manager for Burien City Council candidate... [Read more]

Debi Wagner files to run for Burien City Council Position #3

Debi Wagner files to run for Burien City Council Position #3

Debi Wagner officially filed to run for Burien City Council, Position #3, where she will face incumbent Joan McGilton, Andrea Reay and Robert Richmond III. Wagner, a longtime local activist and Author,... [Read more]

LETTER: A Note Of Thanks From City Council Candidate Debi Wagner

LETTER: A Note Of Thanks From City Council Candidate Debi Wagner

I would like to congratulate Jerry Robison on his election to Burien City Council. I wish him well. I would also like to thank the many community members who volunteered to help me with my campaign, especially... [Read more]

LETTER: A Note From Debi Wagner, Candidate For City Council Pos. #6

LETTER: A Note From Debi Wagner, Candidate For City Council Pos. #6

Most citizens in Burien are not aware of my candidacy because I did not have to run in the Primary Election. I am running for Position 6 of the Burien City Council. I would like to take this opportunity... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Coalition vows to continue fight against airplane noise, FAA, Port

Quiet Skies Coalition vows to continue fight against airplane noise, FAA, Port

A crowd of around 120 concerned residents gathered in the multipurpose room of Gregory Heights Elementary School on Tuesday night, April 24, to hear updates from the Quiet Skies Coalition…

More airplane noise expected over Burien; Sheriff seeking ways to control crime

More airplane noise expected over Burien; Sheriff seeking ways to control crime

By Jack Mayne Returning and increased airplane noise over Burien is likely after the the Federal Aviation Administration claims that it can ignore potential environmental rules to permit more prop-jet... [Read more]

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington’ officially classified as hate group by SPLC

‘Respect Washington,’ the anti-immigrant organization that tried to repeal Burien’s ‘sanctuary city’ ordinance last year, was officially classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center this week…

Burien City Council repeals highly contested city ‘Trespass Ordinance(s)’

Burien City Council repeals highly contested city ‘Trespass Ordinance(s)’

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council on Monday night (Feb. 5) passed by a 4 to 3 vote to repeal the three previous so-called ‘Trespass Ordinances,’ but with a revision that it will not take... [Read more]

Burien Council hears from outgoing members & welcomes three new members

Burien Council hears from outgoing members & welcomes three new members

By Jack Mayne Three new councilmembers along with reelected Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta took their oaths of office Monday (Dec. 18) at the final Burien City Council meeting of the year. Following a reception... [Read more]

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers have by 6-0 vote approved a resolution asking county and state officials to look at the burgeoning growth of Sea-Tac Airport and figure out who is responsible for... [Read more]

Celebrate new, outgoing Councilmembers before Dec. 18 City Council meeting

Celebrate new, outgoing Councilmembers before Dec. 18 City Council meeting

A celebration for outgoing Burien City Councilmembers, as well as new/re-elected ones, will be held on Monday, Dec. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. This free and open event will take place at City Hall, before... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Official, final results send ‘Progressives’ to City Council

ELECTION RESULTS: Official, final results send ‘Progressives’ to City Council

King County Elections on Tuesday (Nov. 28) certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, and the final returns confirm what we called on Nov. 14 – the ‘Progressive’ slate of Pedro... [Read more]

Council says no more ’inflammatory comments’ will be included in packets

Council says no more ’inflammatory comments’ will be included in packets

By Jack Mayne For at least the next six months, public comments will not be included in the Burien City Council’s regular pre-meeting packet, the City Council decided Monday night following the city... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

On Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 14), King County Elections released the sixth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and we can safely call this race a sweep for the progressive slate. In 2018,... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

On Monday afternoon (Nov. 13), King County Elections released the fifth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is not a fluke. Here... [Read more]