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VIDEO: Listen To Some B-Town Tree Branches Break Due To Ice Storm

VIDEO: Listen To Some B-Town Tree Branches Break Due To Ice Storm

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke risked life and limb Friday morning (Jan. 20) when he ventured into Burien’s Eagle Landing Park to shoot photos and this interesting video – listen closely and you... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow, Ice Storm, Rain…Next Up – WIND & FLOODING!

WEATHER: Snow, Ice Storm, Rain…Next Up – WIND & FLOODING!

Just when you thought things had calmed down after a wild week of wacky wintry weather comes a ‘Wind Advisory‘ from the National Weather Service, warning of winds from 20-30 MPH with gusts... [Read more]

WEATHER: Ice Storm Warning Issued; Only 1 Runway Open At Sea-Tac

WEATHER: Ice Storm Warning Issued; Only 1 Runway Open At Sea-Tac

The National Weather Service issued a rare ‘Ice Storm Warning’ early Thursday morning (Jan. 19), stating that ‘travel is strongly discouraged.’ Sea-Tac Airport also closed all runways... [Read more]

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Weather Watch’ and ‘Winter Storm Watch’ early Sunday morning, Feb. 10, warning of more snow – perhaps 5-10 inches on Monday – as... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Advertiser Crimson Park Design Selling Furniture Made from Local Trees

New Advertiser Crimson Park Design Selling Furniture Made from Local Trees

On January 20, 2012. a major wind and ice storm swept the Northwest and downed a large number of trees, power lines, etc. A few of the trees gave way to the weight of ice and force of wind here in Burien. New... [Read more]

POLL: What Was the Top Local News Story for 2012? Vote & Help Us Decide!

POLL: What Was the Top Local News Story for 2012? Vote & Help Us Decide!

Well, we survived 2012! As we do at the end of each year, we usually do a big “let’s take a look back” post, where we tell you what WE think is the top local news story of the year. But... [Read more]

Here Are Ways to Stay Cool in Burien During this Week’s Blistering Heat Wave

Here Are Ways to Stay Cool in Burien During this Week’s Blistering Heat Wave

With temps predicted to be in the 90s over the next two days, here are tips on ways to stay cool in the Burien area…

Suffer Damage From The Storm? Here’s How To Report, Collect Damage $

Suffer Damage From The Storm? Here’s How To Report, Collect Damage $

The King County Office of Emergency Management is collecting information from County residents and businesses on damage and losses suffered during the January 16-23, 2012 snow and ice storm – if your... [Read more]

Power Restored, Warmer Temps Predicted & Some Cold Weather Tips

Power Restored, Warmer Temps Predicted & Some Cold Weather Tips

Icicles on a 737 on Jan. 19, 2012 courtesy Alaska Airlines. Whew…after more than 14 hours without power due to the unexpected ice storm, the B-Town Blog Home HQ got its electricity restored, and... [Read more]

Power Outage Hits Burien Area

Power Outage Hits Burien Area

An ice storm has likely caused a power outage in the Burien area, cutting electricity (and precious Internet) for around 3,300 customs. We’re one of them, and we’ll try to update the blog from... [Read more]

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

First Ave South after a 2008 snow. by Jack Mayne Residents of the Burien area who work in Seattle must remember the snowstorm of 2008, when even some arterials were clogged with snow on which Seattle city... [Read more]

1st-Hand Eyewitness Account: Snowplow Activity In Burien!

1st-Hand Eyewitness Account: Snowplow Activity In Burien!

As we were returning (slowly of course) on Sylvester Road from an all-day excursion to the eastside, we were nearly run off the road by an approaching large truck-like vehicle in the opposite lane. Turns... [Read more]

Saturday’s Burien-Area Snow/Storm Update – 4-8 Inches?

Saturday’s Burien-Area Snow/Storm Update – 4-8 Inches?

“Woo! Snow happens even in Burien” by Flickr Photog Crocidillicus The big storm’s a-comin’ folks, and should hit sometime tonight and continue through Sunday morning. Most likely... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Next Storm Will Have Snow, Wind & Sleet

ADVISORY: Next Storm Will Have Snow, Wind & Sleet

A big new winter storm is barreling towards us, and will strike sometime Saturday, Dec. 20th, possibly around “dinner time,” possibly earlier. I heard a live broadcast on the radio thingy this... [Read more]