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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]

Southwest Suburban Sewer District Commissioner Bill Tracy Honored

Southwest Suburban Sewer District Commissioner Bill Tracy Honored

Bill Tracy, Commissioner of Southwest Suburban Sewer District. The Washington Association of Sewer & Water Districts recently honored Bill Tracy, Commissioner, Southwest Suburban Sewer District for... [Read more]

Burien Parks Staff Honored by City for Innovative Social Media Efforts

Burien Parks Staff Honored by City for Innovative Social Media Efforts

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department (PaRCS) staff members were recently awarded the City of Burien’s ‘Innovative Stewards Award’ for their efforts in using social media and the Internet to reach the public…

City of Burien Seeking Nominations for its 2013 ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award

City of Burien Seeking Nominations for its 2013 ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award

The City of Burien is now seeking nominations for its 2013 “Citizen of the Year” award, which will be given out in February. In 2012, John Feeney was awarded the honor (read our coverage here). Previously,... [Read more]

Burien One of 7 South King County Towns Named ‘All-America Cities’

Burien One of 7 South King County Towns Named ‘All-America Cities’

Burien is one of seven South King County cities, along with Seattle, to be named ‘All-America Cities’ by the National Civic League, for its work with the education-based Road Map Project. The... [Read more]

Burien Police Department Gets $375,000 COPS Grant from Feds, Saving 3 Positions

Burien Police Department Gets $375,000 COPS Grant from Feds, Saving 3 Positions

The City of Burien received $375,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), saving three positions within the Burien Police Department. The... [Read more]