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VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer A Candidate Forum for hopefuls running for Burien City Council was held at the Burien Library on Tuesday night, Oct. 10. All eight candidates were present at... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Oct. 3), The B-Town Blog held its second and final 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at Merrill Gardens at Burien (an Advertiser). This final forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Sept. 26), The B-Town Blog held its first 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at El Dorado West Retirement Community (an Advertiser). This first forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

As a bonus to our final 2015 Candidate Forum held Tuesday night, Oct. 13, we pitted current Highline School Board member Michael Spear against challenger John Burdine…

VIDEO/AUDIO/PHOTOS: Scenes from our second 2015 Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO/PHOTOS: Scenes from our second 2015 Candidate Forum

Our second 2015 Candidate Forum for Burien City Council – featuring Darla Green and Austin Bell – played to a lively, full house of over 100 people on Tuesday night, Oct. 6…

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Krakowiak, Scherer face off in our first 2015 Candidate Forum

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Krakowiak, Scherer face off in our first 2015 Candidate Forum

Press the ‘Play’ button to hear raw audio of the entire forum: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/BTBCandidateForum092215.mp3 On Tuesday night (Sept. 22), The B-Town Blog held the first... [Read more]

Here’s Video and Audio of our last two Burien Candidate Forums

Here’s Video and Audio of our last two Burien Candidate Forums

We’ll be posting a story about both of our recent Burien City Council Candidate Forums shortly, but we thought Readers might enjoy access to both audio and video of them until then. OCT. 8, 2013... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER:The final B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens at Burien, located at 15020 5th Ave SW near Town Square (map below), starting at 7 p.m. This... [Read more]

REMINDER: B-Town Blog Candidate Forum #1 is Tuesday at El Dorado West

REMINDER: B-Town Blog Candidate Forum #1 is Tuesday at El Dorado West

REMINDER:The first B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Sept. 26 at El Dorado West Retirement Community, located at 1010 SW 134th Street (map below): 6 p.m.: Doors open 6:30... [Read more]

B-Town Blog City Council Candidate Forum #2 will be Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens

B-Town Blog City Council Candidate Forum #2 will be Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens

The B-Town Blog is will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election, with the second one set for: TUESDAY, OCT. 3: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum start at Merrill Gardens Senior... [Read more]

B-Town Blog City Council Candidate Forum #1 will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 at El Dorado West

B-Town Blog City Council Candidate Forum #1 will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 at El Dorado West

The B-Town Blog is will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election, with the first set for: TUESDAY, SEPT. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum start at El Dorado West Retirement... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

B-Town Blog Candidate Forums will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 & Tuesday, Oct. 3!

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 Burien City Council election – please save these dates!: 1. Tuesday, Sept. 26: 6:30 p.m. with 7 p.m. forum... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS/AUDIO: Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin at our final 2015 Forum

VIDEO/PHOTOS/AUDIO: Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin at our final 2015 Forum

In front of a crowd of over 50 local voters, our final 2015 Burien City Council Candidate Forum – which pitted incumbent Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin for Position #2…

LETTER: ‘I encourage all citizens to watch the videos before voting in the election’

LETTER: ‘I encourage all citizens to watch the videos before voting in the election’

[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:] Letter to the Editor, First off, I’d... [Read more]

Burien City Council Candidates argue talking points at 2nd B-Town Blog Debate

Burien City Council Candidates argue talking points at 2nd B-Town Blog Debate

by Ralph Nichols Hopefuls for Burien City Council positions Three and Five in the Aug. 6 primary election exchanged views on a variety of issues at a candidates’ forum, sponsored by the B-Town Blog,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Next B-Town Blog Candidate Forum is Tuesday, July 23

REMINDER: Next B-Town Blog Candidate Forum is Tuesday, July 23

The second of our two 2013 B-Town Blog Candidate Forums, featuring Burien City Council races, is set for Tuesday night, July 23, starting at 7 p.m. at the ERAC in south Burien. Candidates who will be participating... [Read more]

Packed house hears lively debate at B-Town Blog Candidate Forum Tuesday

Packed house hears lively debate at B-Town Blog Candidate Forum Tuesday

by Ralph Nichols Hopefuls for Burien City Council positions One and Seven discussed their views on a variety of issues at a candidates’ forum presented by the B-Town Blog at the ERAC building on Tuesday... [Read more]

LETTER (w/videos): ‘So Why the Push for Districts/Wards?’

LETTER (w/videos): ‘So Why the Push for Districts/Wards?’

At the last city council meeting 02/25, citizens voiced their strong opposition to this plan for wards. Video of your neighbors and their testimony have been compiled and can be viewed below: Former Burien... [Read more]

LETTER: Voting responsibly

LETTER: Voting responsibly

[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:] If we want responsible representative... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! Nearly 100,000 Uniques, 325,000 Pageviews in October

THANKS READERS! Nearly 100,000 Uniques, 325,000 Pageviews in October

THANKS READERS & ADVERTISERS for another great month – October, 2015 was our second-best month in the nearly 8-year history of The B-Town Blog, with 99,798 Unique Sessions and 324,713 Pageviews: Of... [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]

Highline School Board Names Three Finalists for Superintendent Position

Highline School Board Names Three Finalists for Superintendent Position

The Highline School District Board of Directors on Sunday (Feb. 12) named the three finalists in its search for Highline’s next superintendent: Dr. Susan Enfield, currently interim Superintendent for... [Read more]

Want To Be An Extra? Time Travel Film To Be Shot At Highline Stadium May 7th

Want To Be An Extra? Time Travel Film To Be Shot At Highline Stadium May 7th

Highline School District is reporting on their eHighlights website that scenes for a new feature film entitled “Safety Not Guaranteed” will be filmed at Highline High School’s Memorial... [Read more]

Annexation, Town Square Foreclosure, Shoreline Plan Top 2010 In Burien

Annexation, Town Square Foreclosure, Shoreline Plan Top 2010 In Burien

2010 was a year of both growth and growing pains for the Burien area, which grew by 45% when annexation went into effect April 1st, making it the 21st largest city in the state, surpassing Olympia. But... [Read more]