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AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

AUDIO: Police release dramatic 9-1-1 audio, dispatch calls on Burien shooting

On Friday, June 23, the King County Sheriff’s Office released dramatic 9-1-1 call audio and dispatch recordings, along with new information about the fatal officer-involved shooting of Tommy Le... [Read more]

Burien Police, City Manager address crime concerns at Community Meeting

Burien Police, City Manager address crime concerns at Community Meeting

Burien Police officials, along with City Manager Kamuron Gurol, spoke to a full house at Tuesday night’s (Feb. 23) Community Meeting on crime at Gregory Heights Elementary School – just a few... [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…

AUDIO: Raw audio of Thursday night’s Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall

AUDIO: Raw audio of Thursday night’s Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall

Below is raw audio of Thursday night’s (Jan. 22) Highline Public Schools’ Town Hall meeting, held from 6- 7:30 p.m. at the Highline High School Library. Between 50-60 people were in attendance... [Read more]

AUDIO: Here’s the Raw, Unedited Audio from Tuesday Night’s Annexation Forum

AUDIO: Here’s the Raw, Unedited Audio from Tuesday Night’s Annexation Forum

We’ll be doing a full recap story on our lively Annexation Forum held Tuesday night (Oct. 2) at White Center Heights Elementary, featuring what we believe to be the first, and perhaps only, pro/con... [Read more]

New Art Project Seeking ‘Found Sounds’ in B-Town + Artists to Collaborate

New Art Project Seeking ‘Found Sounds’ in B-Town + Artists to Collaborate

‘The Sounds of B-Town’ is a new audio art project that will take “found sounds” recorded within the city limits of Burien and premiere them in an interactive installation at the... [Read more]

‘Burien By Ear’ #1: An Interview With Legendary Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez

‘Burien By Ear’ #1: An Interview With Legendary Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez

Welcome to another innovative new feature of The B-Town Blog, named ‘Best Hyperlocal Website‘ in the Northwest by the Society of Professional Journalists – our first-ever Podcast, entitled... [Read more]

UPDATE: Exclusive Interview With Witness To Shooting Of Woman In Burien

UPDATE: Exclusive Interview With Witness To Shooting Of Woman In Burien

BTB Reporter Mark Neuman was able to track down and interview an eyewitness to Wednesday’s shooting of a woman in her 20s who was shot by a man at the intersection of SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW…

For Reals: William Shatner Interviews Mary Kay Letourneau & Vili Fualaau

For Reals: William Shatner Interviews Mary Kay Letourneau & Vili Fualaau

It almost sounds like a “Saturday Night Live” sketch – cast the legendary, self-aware King of kitschy over-acting William Shatner as Host. Add as Guests convicted child rapist Mary Kay... [Read more]

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

by Ralph Nichols Candidate filing for this year’s primary and general elections doesn’t begin for another month, but the four hopefuls for state representative from the 34th Legislative District,... [Read more]

You Can Now Rock Out To The Voter’s Pamphlet On Your iPod

You Can Now Rock Out To The Voter’s Pamphlet On Your iPod

We’re not quite to the point of voting over the internet, but last week, King County Elections announced that it is now offering audio versions of its voters’ pamphlet at its website, meaning... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Burien’s First-Ever Brat Trot Fundraiser Brings In “Around $25,000”

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Burien’s First-Ever Brat Trot Fundraiser Brings In “Around $25,000”

Burien’s first-ever Brat Trot fundraiser race was held Sunday, Oct. 4th under sunny skies, and according to organizer/sponsor Dan House, brought in “around $25,000.” “Our goal was... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From Monday Night’s Rally To Save Evergreen Pool

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From Monday Night’s Rally To Save Evergreen Pool

Monday night (Aug. 31st) dozens of residents and concerned citizens held a “Save Our Pool” rally at White Center’s Evergreen Pool, which shutters its doors today (Tues., Sept. 1st) for... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From The Forklift Rodeo!

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From The Forklift Rodeo!

Last Saturday (Aug. 22nd) there was an actual “Forklift Rodeo” held at Boeing Field, and Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture both visual and audio elements, which he has built into... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Burien’s Farmers Market

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Burien’s Farmers Market

As the summer winds down, don’t forget that every Thursday through mid-October, the Burien Farmers Market is open from 11am to 6pm at the new Town Square (on SW 152nd at 5th SW), and here are some... [Read more]

Oral History Of Early Burien By Robert Lynch

Oral History Of Early Burien By Robert Lynch

The Highline Historical Society has a great page chock full of amazingly interesting oral history audio recordings about these here parts. Here’s one of our favorites, of long-time B-Town resident... [Read more]