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REMINDER: Up to $10,000 reward being offered for tips in Burien Annex arson fire

REMINDER: Up to $10,000 reward being offered for tips in Burien Annex arson fire

A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved with the Dec. 10 fire at the Burien Annex…

City issues contract for repairs to the arson-damaged Burien Annex

City issues contract for repairs to the arson-damaged Burien Annex

The City of Burien announced Tuesday (Feb. 4) that it has issued a contract to Belfor Property Restoration for repairs to the fire-damaged Annex Auditorium…

Hi-Liners find new home after arson damages their Burien Annex stage

Hi-Liners find new home after arson damages their Burien Annex stage

The Hi-Liners – like Burien Actors Theatre – were victims of last Tuesday’s arson at the Burien Annex, but “the show must go on,” and the group will be performing “Bye Bye... [Read more]

UPDATE: 3-alarm fire that burned Burien Annex Tuesday morning was Arson

UPDATE: 3-alarm fire that burned Burien Annex Tuesday morning was Arson

Photo courtesy Public Information Officer David Nelson. UPDATE: The 3-alarm fire that burned the Burien Annex Tuesday morning (Dec. 10) was intentionally set in or adjacent to an outside porta-potty, according... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help Burien Actors Theatre, a victim of Tuesday’s arson

Here’s how YOU can help Burien Actors Theatre, a victim of Tuesday’s arson

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) – as well as the Hi-Liners (and some other local non-profits) – suffered greatly from an arson fire on Tuesday morning (read our extensive coverage here),... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

Violent crime in Burien declined in 2013

Violent crime in Burien declined in 2013

by Ralph Nichols Despite headlines from Seattle and some suburban cities, which render an illusion of violent crime rampant in King County, most serious crime in Burien declined in 2013. This topped the... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

Photo of the cast of ‘Noises Off!” by Michael Brunk. by Shelli Park If anyone is dedicated to bringing, and keeping, great theatre to Burien it is Maggie Lerrick and Eric Dickman, managing... [Read more]

Council to revisit previous Community Center plans at Monday session

Council to revisit previous Community Center plans at Monday session

The Burien City Council will review a presentation at its Monday, Feb. 24, Study Session about previous plans – last reviewed in 2008 – for a new Burien Community Center that were put on hold due to... [Read more]

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

by Scott Schaefer The Burien City Council will review a presentation at its Monday, Feb. 24, Study Session about previous plans – last reviewed in 2008 – for a new Burien Community Center that were... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

“Noises Off” is ON, hitting a new stage Feb. 21, as Burien Actors Theatre has received permission to use the old Staples retail space, located in the southwest corner of the Burien Town Plaza…

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre announced Tuesday (Jan. 28) that their next production, which runs Feb. 21 through March 23 – “Noises Off” – is ON, but they still need to raise $10,000 to pay for a location…

Hi-Liners’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at Renton Civic Theatre

Hi-Liners’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at Renton Civic Theatre

The Hi-Liners‘ production of ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at the Renton Civic Theatre, the substitute location for the troupe since the arson fire at the Burien Annex Dec. 10... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

The folks at one of Burien’s newest food and beverage establishments, Black Zia Cantina, will be hosting a raffle fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. An... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

The folks at one of Burien’s newest food and beverage establishments, Black Zia Cantina, will be hosting a raffle fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. An... [Read more]

POLL: What was the Top Local News Story of 2013? Help us decide!

POLL: What was the Top Local News Story of 2013? Help us decide!

As we do at the end of each year, we do a big “let’s take a look back” post, where we tell you what WE think are the top local news stories of the year. It was a year full of tragic fires, a very... [Read more]

There’s ‘Hope’ – Burien Actors Theatre to perform in Highline Historical space

There’s ‘Hope’ – Burien Actors Theatre to perform in Highline Historical space

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre, hit hard by Tuesday’s arson fire at the Burien Annex (read our extensive coverage here), announced via social media Thursday morning that they have located... [Read more]