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PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

PHOTOS: Disaster drill held at Boeing Field Thursday

Story & Photos by Elston Hill EDITOR’S NOTE: On Thursday, July 12, Boeing Field hosted an exercise in which the airport served as the main transport center for people “injured” in a fictional... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

Photographer Francis Zera was on hand Friday (Oct. 9) as President Obama touched down – then later took off – at/from Boeing Field. The President was in town to do two quick fundraisers. Click to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

The Blue Angels have been taking off this week – just a stone’s throw from Burien – at Boeing Field, and resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went out Thursday morning (July 30) and took... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

‘Rowdy,’ a scarlet Macaw last seen Wednesday, Aug. 29 around 11:30 a.m. flying in a south/southwest direction from the north end of Boeing Field, is missing. “Should you see this bird... [Read more]

World War II B-17 Coming to Boeing Field for Public Tours and Flights

World War II B-17 Coming to Boeing Field for Public Tours and Flights

by Ralph Nichols Sixty-seven years ago this month, Ted Gary was a relieved young airman. After 22 missions over Nazi Germany as tail gunner on a B-17 bomber, World War II at last was over. Now Gary –... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Blue Angels, Day One

PHOTO FRIDAY: Blue Angels, Day One

You know the peak of summer is here when you hear the roar of the Blue Angels (and subsequent re-routing of airplanes from Sea-Tac), who arrived at Boeing Field this week for their big show at Seafair... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Scenes from the American Heroes Airshow

PHOTO FRIDAY: Scenes from the American Heroes Airshow

Earlier this month, an event billed as the “Nation’s premier helicopter event” was held at Boeing Field. The American Heroes Airshow featured static displays and flying exhibitions from... [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]

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Plane Pull Raises Over $45,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Plane Pull Raises Over $45,000

Emceed by The B-Town Blog’s own Bart Bryan, 19 teams competed in the Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Plane Pull at Boeing Field last Saturday (July 18th), which raised over $45,000 for Big Brothers... [Read more]

B-Town Blog’s Bart Bryan To Emcee BIG Plane Pull This Saturday

B-Town Blog’s Bart Bryan To Emcee BIG Plane Pull This Saturday

There’s still time to get involved in “The BIG Plane Pull – The TOURNAMENT!” fundraiser benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound this Saturday, July 18th from 11am to... [Read more]

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Plane Pull Is Saturday, July 18th

Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Plane Pull Is Saturday, July 18th

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound will be holding their BIG Plane Pull Tournament at Boeing Field on Saturday, July 18th. As they like to say: “Pull a plane. Make a difference.” So get... [Read more]

Big Brothers “Big Plane Pull” Is Sat. At Boeing Field

Big Brothers “Big Plane Pull” Is Sat. At Boeing Field

Big Brothers and Sisters of Puget Sound are sponsoring a very unusual and BIG event this Saturday, July 26th at Boeing Field – it’s the BIG Plane Pull, where teams compete to actually pull... [Read more]