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Highline Historical Society reaps awards for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

Highline Historical Society reaps awards for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

The Highline Historical Society has been reaping acclaim and honors for its ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit, which ran from October through December last year…

Three Burien Police Officers honored with Service Awards

Three Burien Police Officers honored with Service Awards

Three members of the Burien Police Department received Police Service Awards at the City Council meeting Monday night (click image to see larger version): Honored for their life-saving actions were (holding... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at City Council meeting

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at City Council meeting

Just before the start of Monday night’s (April 21) City Council meeting, the 2014 “Citizens of the Year” were honored at City Hall for making “significant contributions to the community.” Winners... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction, held on Friday, March 28, raised over... [Read more]

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit whose mission is 'Making Burien Awesome!'] Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Discover... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is a Board member for Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] On Tuesday (March 18), Discover Burien announced its ‘Best of Burien’... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ competition is this Wednesday, March 5 – to place your vote, click here. Winners will be announced at the organization’s... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [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…

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Congrats to Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW’s ‘Top Producers’ of 2012!

Congrats to Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW’s ‘Top Producers’ of 2012!

Click image to see larger version. BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty recently announced its “Top Producers” for 2012! Stuart Steadman took the top honor, being named number... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation will be holding their second annual Gold Star Awards BASH on Thursday, March 21, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at The Production Shop in Burien. “Please... [Read more]

BREAKING: City of Burien Names Two as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year’

BREAKING: City of Burien Names Two as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year’

At Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting, two residents were unanimously voted as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year': Michael Noakes Donna DiFiore Noakes served as president of the Burien... [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]

Discover Burien Seeking Nominees for Annual Awards Dinner, Coming March 1

Discover Burien Seeking Nominees for Annual Awards Dinner, Coming March 1

Last year’s ‘Business Leader of the Year’ winner Danny House, of the Tin Room Bar/Theater, joking around with Scott Schaefer. Photo by Michael Brunk. The folks at Discover Burien (Founder/Publisher... [Read more]

S.W. King County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Award Winners

S.W. King County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Award Winners

On Friday (Jan. 11), the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce awarded the following 2013 Business Award Winners at its annual luncheon (click image to see larger version): L-R: Randy Coplen, The Quincy... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation has opened the nominating process for its annual Gold Star Awards, meant to honor Highline Public Schools’ best and brightest teachers, volunteers, alumni, staff,... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary Awards $10,500 in Scholarship Money

Burien/White Center Rotary Awards $10,500 in Scholarship Money

Last week, the Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awarded $10,500 in Scholarship money to local students at a special luncheon. In all, some 15 scholarships were handed out in a ceremony at Angelo’s... [Read more]

Highline Scholar-Athletes Receive Scholarships in New Recognition Program

Highline Scholar-Athletes Receive Scholarships in New Recognition Program

Sixteen high school seniors received college scholarships this week as part of the Highline School District’s new recognition program for student athletes. Two boys and two girls from each of the district’s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Nominees for 2012 Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation announces Nominees for 2012 Gold Star Awards

On Thursday (March 15), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the nominees for its 2012 Gold Star Awards, its annual awards given out to staff, volunteers, and administrators. Winners will be announced... [Read more]

Now You Can Nominate Online For Discover Burien’s Annual Awards Dinner

Now You Can Nominate Online For Discover Burien’s Annual Awards Dinner

Discover Burien (BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer sits on its Board of Directors) is seeking nominations to recognize at its annual Awards Dinner and Auction, coming up Friday, March 2nd at the Burien... [Read more]

Two City Of Burien Parks Staffers Receive Awards

Two City Of Burien Parks Staffers Receive Awards

Two staff members from the City of Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department were recently honored with awards – Rachel Gilbert won an ‘Outstanding Professional Award’ and Janet Peterson won a ‘Customer Service Award’…

Highline School District Secondary English Language Learners Share Stories

Highline School District Secondary English Language Learners Share Stories

Emily Nguyen reads from her winning entry at Wednesday night's event. Watching on the left is Highline School Distrct Secondary ELL Facilitator Stephanie Forman. The Highline School District held... [Read more]

Nominees Announced For Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Awards

Nominees Announced For Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation recently released its list of nominees for the 2011 Gold Star Awards, with 27 names from 23 different schools in the district. Gold Star Awards honor outstanding teachers,... [Read more]

Three Highline Schools Win 2010 Washington Achievement Awards

Three Highline Schools Win 2010 Washington Achievement Awards

Last week, three Highline schools received 2010 Washington Achievement Awards, which are annually awarded to the state’s top-performing schools in a number of categories. The award is based on... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Prudential Northwest Realty Names 2010 Award Winners

Advertiser Prudential Northwest Realty Names 2010 Award Winners

Our Real Estate Advertiser, Prudential Northwest Realty, has announced the winners of their Annual Awards held at a ceremony earlier this month. Stuart Steadman Long time PNW realtor Stuart Steadman... [Read more]