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White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

White Center Teacher named top ‘Innovative Teacher in America’

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Jamie Ewing, a teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, earned first place in The Henry Ford’s Innovative Nation Teacher Awards. Ewing is one of... [Read more]

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective on Friday (May 15) named Lupe Vieyra, a senior at Chelan High School, as its 2015 ‘Cosmic Hero.’ The organization – first created in 2008 by then-Federal... [Read more]

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Photo of Eric Mathison near Burien Town Square by Maurreen Hoffmann. He was speaking to a WABI Burien ‘Walk-N-Talk’ group before walking over to Mathison Park. At Monday night’s City Council... [Read more]

City of Burien opens nomination process for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

City of Burien opens nomination process for ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

The City of Burien on Monday opened the nomination process for its annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ award, and they’re seeking worthy candidates. “Heroes often go unnoticed and are... [Read more]

City of Burien receives award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’

City of Burien receives award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’

The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the City of Burien the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” for its 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial... [Read more]

Burien’s 1st Mayor voted into Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame

Burien’s 1st Mayor voted into Association of Energy Engineers Hall of Fame

  Burien’s first mayor, Arun Jhaveri, was recently voted into the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Hall of Fame. The award was presented in Washington, D.C. at the annual World Energy... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien Police Detective wins Law Enforcement Professionalism Award

VIDEO: Burien Police Detective wins Law Enforcement Professionalism Award

Burien Police Detective Scott Fitchett was recently awarded a ‘Law Enforcement Professionalism Award’ for his work helping a group of women escape a life of abuse and prostitution. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools wins Digital Content & Curriculum Awards

Highline Public Schools wins Digital Content & Curriculum Awards

Highline Public Schools was awarded with the Center for Digital Education’s (CDE) second-annual Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Awards (DCCAA) for its work to integrate digital tools into... [Read more]

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

On Sunday (April 13), Lindsay Buchultz, who works at Burien’s Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique on SW 153rd, won the “People’s Choice” award in Tacoma at the Northwest Groom Show. She is a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest wins award

Advertiser Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest wins award

The 12th man and women were the loudest cheering section in Nashville. Mike Gain, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, recently accepted the Gibraltar Circle Award... [Read more]

City of Burien wins award for salmon restoration work at Seahurst Park

City of Burien wins award for salmon restoration work at Seahurst Park

The City of Burien is a 2014 recipient of the Futurewise Livable Community Awards for its work on salmon restoration at Seahurst Park. In addition to the city, Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound Watershed... [Read more]

City of Burien to receive award for Seahurst Park project

City of Burien to receive award for Seahurst Park project

According to an announcement on the city’s website, the City of Burien and its partners in the Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project have been chosen to receive the “Overall Excellence... [Read more]

City seeking nominees for ‘Citizen of the Year’ awards program; deadline Feb. 14

City seeking nominees for ‘Citizen of the Year’ awards program; deadline Feb. 14

The City of Burien is seeking nominees for its annual “Citizen of the Year” awards program, with the deadline set for Feb. 14…

Raisbeck Aviation’s Julie Burr honored with Woman in Aerospace Award

Raisbeck Aviation’s Julie Burr honored with Woman in Aerospace Award

Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) teacher Julie Burr is being honored with a prestigious national award for her dedication to aerospace education. The RAHS Coordinator of Work-based Learning &... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Prudential Northwest Realty ranked highest in three categories by J.D. Power

Prudential Northwest Realty ranked highest in three categories by J.D. Power

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty was recently ranked highest in three categories in J.D. Power & Associates’ 2013 Home Buyer/Seller Study. Congrats to the fine team at Prudential! “Let... [Read more]

City Planner David Johanson honored for work on Burien’s Shoreline Plan

City Planner David Johanson honored for work on Burien’s Shoreline Plan

The City of Burien announced Thursday that Senior Planner David Johanson has been awarded its ‘Innovative Stewards Award’ for his work on the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP) update, which was adopted... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Prudential Real Estate ranked highest for customer satisfaction

Prudential Real Estate ranked highest for customer satisfaction

BTB Realty Sponsor Prudential Real Estate, an HSF Affiliates LLC company, recently announced that the Prudential Real Estate affiliate network ranked highest for customer satisfaction in three of the four... [Read more]

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez wins early learning award

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez wins early learning award

Highline School Board Member Angelica Alvarez was recently honored with a SOAR Partnership Award for Early Learning for her exemplary leadership and contributions to King County communities. Alvarez has... [Read more]

Two Highline Public School Teachers honored by Seattle Seahawks

Two Highline Public School Teachers honored by Seattle Seahawks

On May 24, two Highline Public School Teachers – Elle Parsons and Lyn Nelthropp – were honored with 22 others as “Symetra Heroes in the Classroom” during the 2012 NFL season…

City of Burien’s Employee Wellness Program wins WellCity Award, discount

City of Burien’s Employee Wellness Program wins WellCity Award, discount

The City of Burien announced Wednesday (May 29) that it has met the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Trust’s WellCity standards and earned a 2% discount on Regence/Asuris medical premiums in 2014. “WellCity... [Read more]

Local heroes honored for rescuing boy from child abductor at Burien Albertson’s

Local heroes honored for rescuing boy from child abductor at Burien Albertson’s

At Monday night’s (May 20) city council meeting, Burien Police Chief Scott Kimerer honored some local heroes for intervening and successfully rescuing a 10-year old boy who was almost abducted at... [Read more]

Discover Burien Named One of Constant Contact’s 2012 ‘All Stars’

Discover Burien Named One of Constant Contact’s 2012 ‘All Stars’

Discover Burien (we’re members, and Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the board) announced Thursday (March 14) that it has received the 2012 All Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc.,... [Read more]

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley (aka Bryan Charles) has been named a “Student of the Month” for March by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, along with Andrea Sanchez of Global... [Read more]

Discover Burien Announces its 2012 ‘Leadership Awards’ Winners

Discover Burien Announces its 2012 ‘Leadership Awards’ Winners

Discover Burien announced Monday (Feb. 25) its 2012 Leadership Awards winners – one of whom is BTB Founder/Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer, named 2012 “Business Leader of the Year.” The... [Read more]

City of Burien Wins Award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

City of Burien Wins Award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The City of Burien announced on its website Wednesday (Feb. 6) that it won a ‘Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting’ by the Government Finance Officers Association... [Read more]

Nomination Deadline for Burien’s 2012 ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Dec. 28

Nomination Deadline for Burien’s 2012 ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Dec. 28

The deadline to nominate someone for the City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of Year’ is Friday, Dec. 28. The city’s website asks: Do you know someone who has improved the quality of life... [Read more]

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that, in recognition of her “unwavering support of students’ rights and scholastic journalism,” the Journalism Education Association honored Superintendent... [Read more]

Burien Chiropractor Aaron Collins Named 2012 ‘Chiropractor of the Year’

Burien Chiropractor Aaron Collins Named 2012 ‘Chiropractor of the Year’

Burien-based chiropractor Dr. Aaron Collins (third from left, above), of Collins Chiropractic, was named 2012 Chiropractor of the Year by seminar and consulting company The Masters Circle (TMC) recently. This... [Read more]