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Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 to pass an ordinance banning junk vehicles stored or abandoned on private property in the city, with Councilmembers Lauren Berkowitz and Austin Bell... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE March 31, 2016: Great news – ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND! “Thank God we found that our Sullivan had managed to somehow get himself trapped in a sweater... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE Mar. 19, 2016: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND! “Our baby is home!!!! Thank you all for your help and prayers l. We love you all!!!💜💜💜” said Debbie... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cascade Heights Veterinary Clinic’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, March 19

Cascade Heights Veterinary Clinic’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, March 19

What do you do when you want to meet your neighbors? THROW A PARTY, of course! That’s just what’s on the calendar for this coming Saturday, March 19, from 2-5 p.m. at new Advertiser Cascade... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Toby,’ the male Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Toby,’ the male Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND

UPDATE 2 p.m. Mar. 9, 2016: ‘Toby,’ the lost Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND and is now safe at home! “A woman reported to the humane society that she spotted the dog on 139th... [Read more]

FOUND: Unneutered male Himalayan cat found near upper Maplewild

FOUND: Unneutered male Himalayan cat found near upper Maplewild

Maureen Hoffmann wants everyone to know that this FOUND KITTY needs a home! “This unneutered male Himalayan cat, VERY FRIENDLY & LOVING, has been hanging around upper Maplewild for about... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bowie,’ the female Black & White ‘Tuxedo’ cat, has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Bowie,’ the female Black & White ‘Tuxedo’ cat, has been FOUND

UPDATE Mar. 8, 2016: This cat has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: LOST: This 4-year old female cat, Black and White with ‘Tuxedo’ markings, purple collar with black tag, named ‘Bowie’: Last... [Read more]

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

The annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be this Saturday night, Jan. 30 at the Burien Elks Lodge, starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be appetizers, n0-host... [Read more]

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

The Great International Backyard Bird Count for 2016 and the Burien Birdfest will be Feb. 12-15, and Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998 with just 500 participants has grown into an... [Read more]

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Need to get your pet fixed? Burien CARES Animal Control is is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and D Northwest Spay & Neuter Center to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Advertiser VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Get a “behind-the-scenes” tour of our... [Read more]

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

A fun evening of Bingo benefitting B-Town Dog Owners’ Group and the new Burien Toyota – Burien Chevrolet Dog Park will be held at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Friday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. Guests will... [Read more]

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil... [Read more]

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]

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

Tuesday morning (Nov. 3) around 10:15 a.m. between Burien and Vashon Island (closer to Vashon), Elston Hill photographed a pod of seven Orca whales – including a baby! – heading north (click images... [Read more]

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

Furry Faces Foundation holding ‘Doggie Bingo’ event this Friday, Nov. 6

The Furry Faces Foundation will be holding a Doggie Bingo Event this Friday, Nov. 6 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. They will be playing four rounds of blackout bingo. For the first three rounds, cards are... [Read more]

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

GOOD NEWS: ‘Molly’ the dog has been FOUND after missing for 34 days!

Remember ‘Molly’? She’s a dog that has been missing in the Burien area since Sept. 28 (read our original post here). She went missing after jumping out of a car at the Coronado Apartments in... [Read more]

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

Dog-loving Volunteers will prep Burien’s new Dog Park on Thursday, Nov. 5

On Thursday, Nov. 5, local dog-loving Volunteers, along with Beneful team members will work side-by-side with Burien Toyota and Chevrolet employees and community members to aid construction efforts at... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

LOST: Have you seen ‘Molly’? Dog has been missing since Sept. 28

‘Molly’ the dog is still missing – here’s an update from her owners Jim and Donna McKenna: My wife and I live in Auburn. Our little Molly jumped out of the car at the Coronado Apts.... [Read more]

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

‘Calling All Wieners!’ Discover Burien’s Wiener Dog Race will be this Saturday

There may be a lot of ‘Wieners’ but only one Winner at the annual “Boo in Burien” Wiener Dog Race, to be held at 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 24 at Town Square Park. Dachshunds from all over... [Read more]

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

FOUND: Cat found near Normandy Park QFC

BTB Reader Sally Porter wants to find the owner of this cat, which she found near the QFC in Normandy Park: It has been hanging around our house since mid-August. We live in Normandy Park near QFC. I... [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]

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

Courtesy Ray & Dory Hamlin comes these great photos of Turkey Vultures flying over Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood Thursday morning, Oct. 15 (click images to see larger versions): “Five... [Read more]