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Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers worked at Lakeview Park (on SW 160th) to help prepare a space for Burien’s new Off-Leash Dog Park on Thursday morning, Nov. 5. “While I was there working we were removing... [Read more]

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Burien Parks and Recreation and a crew from Beneful will be building dog play equipment and other tasks on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the new Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Off Leash Dog... [Read more]

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Help build dog play equipment at new Off Leash Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Burien Parks and Recreation and a crew from Beneful will be building dog play equipment and other tasks on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the new Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Off Leash Dog... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Mark your calendars for a celebration at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting, light snacks and fun. And perhaps some dogs having fun too…? This... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Mark your calendars for a celebration at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting, light snacks and fun. And perhaps some dogs having fun too…? This... [Read more]

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

B-Town Dog group trying to raise $4,000 for off-leash Dog Park in Burien

Mike and Debbi Rovech, along with their chocolate Labrador, Toby are looking forward to an off-leash dog area as they lounge on the grass at Lakeview Park. They live across the street from the future dog-park.... [Read more]

Hopes for a Burien Off-Leash Dog Park Move Closer to Reality; Plus, a Poll

Hopes for a Burien Off-Leash Dog Park Move Closer to Reality; Plus, a Poll

by Ralph Nichols Burien dog owners may soon have an off-leash park for their four-legged companions. City parks operations manager Steve Roemer told council members at their March 25 study session that... [Read more]

Want an Off-Leash Dog Park? Bring Your Pooch to Monday’s City Council Meeting

Want an Off-Leash Dog Park? Bring Your Pooch to Monday’s City Council Meeting

‘B-Town DOG’ (such a clever name…) is a group of local dog owners who are asking for “as many people and pups as possible to show Burien City Council that there is a large need for an off-leash park in Burien” at the regular council meeting on Monday…

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Photo by Michael Brunk. BTB Reader Kellie Bassen wants everyone to know that she’s trying to spearhead an effort to organize volunteers for a steering committee in order to convert Hazel Valley Park,... [Read more]

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Want Burien to Have an Off-Leash Dog Park? Here’s How YOU Can Help…

Photo by Michael Brunk. UPDATE 8/27/12: Kellie Bassen informs us that the proposed location for a new off-leash dog park is actually Hilltop Park, located at 2600 S. 128th Street. Previously we reported... [Read more]

REVIEW: Have You Been To This Area’s Off-Leash Dog Park?

REVIEW: Have You Been To This Area’s Off-Leash Dog Park?

by Jim Branson

Have you been to this area’s’s off-leash dog park?

Grandview Park is Disneyland for Dogs, the happiest place on earth, according to my dogs. My youngest will start yipping with joy as soon as we turn off of I-5 at the 200th Street exit. Although this park is actually in Sea-Tac, it’s only ten minutes away from the middle of Burien, and it is supported, in part, by Burien tax dollars…

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

The B-Town DOG is seeking a Volunteer Photographer and Elves to assist Santa and hand out dog treats to good dogs, and candy canes to good boys and girls at their annual Santa Paws dog photo fundraiser... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘The added enforcement of Burien’s leash laws is a good thing…’

LETTER: ‘The added enforcement of Burien’s leash laws is a good thing…’

[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:] Scrappy Cassie Dear Editor, The added... [Read more]

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

By Marley A. Mutt Hi, my name is Marley. I’m a 10-year-old mixed breed rescue dog. My dad found me in a local shelter and brought me home when I was very young. I don’t like to talk about my life... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to join the B-Town DOG team, along with organizer David Cain, to get Burien’s off-leash dog park landscaping cleaned up and ready for winter, with a work party planned for... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers needed for Dog Park Work Party this Saturday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to join the B-Town DOG team, along with organizer David Cain, to get Burien’s off-leash dog park landscaping cleaned up and ready for winter, with a work party planned for... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Volunteers needed for ‘Dog Park Saturday’ work parties in September

Join the B-Town DOG group, along with organizer David Cain, as they get Burien’s off-leash dog park cleaned up and ready for winter with two events in September – the first event on Sept. 9 and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

PHOTOS: ‘Scrappy’ the dog frolics in the snow at Burien Dog Park

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great pics of his dog ‘Scrappy,’ who had a great time playing in the snow Monday morning (Jan. 2) at Burien Toyota & Chevrolet Dog Park. Click... [Read more]

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Eagle Scout’s hard work results in bark-worthy structures at new Dog Park

Have you and your four-legged friend(s) enjoyed Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park yet? Next time you’re there, be sure to appreciate the fine work of new Eagle Scout Yasin Ali-Halane, a member... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers are needed to help put finishing touches on the new Burien Toyota and Chevrolet Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. The park is scheduled for a “soft opening” soon,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers are needed to help put finishing touches on the new Burien Toyota and Chevrolet Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. The park is scheduled for a “soft opening” soon,... [Read more]