Boulevard park Section

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

‘Big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street and 8th Ave S. in South Park

Reports that a ‘big’ sinkhole has formed on S. 96th Street near 8th Ave S. (map below) in unincorporated King County near the South Park neighborhood are coming in Friday morning (Sept. 6). No... [Read more]

UPDATE: Yorkshire Terrier, last seen in Boulevard Park, has been FOUND

UPDATE: Yorkshire Terrier, last seen in Boulevard Park, has been FOUND

UPDATE: The male Yorkshire Terrier that was missing from the Boulevard Park area, last seen around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, Aug. 22, has been FOUND! If you’ve seen this dog, please contact Jennifer... [Read more]

FOUND: Cream-colored Ferret in Boulevard Park area

FOUND: Cream-colored Ferret in Boulevard Park area

BTB Reader J.J. Sullivan-Counley wants everyone to know that she found this Ferret near the intersection of S. 124th Street and 16th Ave South near Boulevard Park: “It’s cream colored and... [Read more]

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Tuesday night police chase ended in a violent head-on car crash and fire in the Boulevard Park neighborhood. A deputy first spotted a reckless... [Read more]

UPDATE:  Boulevard Park Murder Was Not a ‘Running Gun Battle’

UPDATE: Boulevard Park Murder Was Not a ‘Running Gun Battle’

King County Sheriff’s detectives said a shooting this week in the Boulevard Park area that left two men dead was a murder-suicide and NOT a running gun battle, as was initially reported (read our original... [Read more]

UPDATE: Early Morning Shooting in Boulevard Park Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critical

UPDATE: Early Morning Shooting in Boulevard Park Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critical

UPDATE WED. 3/20/13 4:19 p.m.: Sgt. Cindi West sent us the following update on the early morning homicide that happened in nearby Boulevard Park Wednesday morning: “At this time we have not been... [Read more]

King County Library Board to Consider Building New White Center Library

King County Library Board to Consider Building New White Center Library

The King County Library Planning Committee agreed today (Thursday, Nov. 15) to submit to its board of directors a proposal to build a 10,000 square foot library in White Center. The proposal by library... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Well Kept, Very Young Dog’ Reunited with its Owners

UPDATE: ‘Well Kept, Very Young Dog’ Reunited with its Owners

UPDATE: BTB Reader Nic Templeton says that the dog he found Friday has been reunited with its owners! PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Nic Templeton wants everyone to know that he found this female dog in Boulevard... [Read more]

UPDATE: Plan To Consolidate North Burien Libraries Put On Hold – For Now

UPDATE: Plan To Consolidate North Burien Libraries Put On Hold – For Now

by Ralph Nichols The King County Library System Board of Trustees voted 4-0 Tuesday night (Nov. 29) to put on temporary hold administration plans to close and consolidate the White Center and Boulevard... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Angry’ Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

UPDATE: ‘Angry’ Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

by Ralph Nichols A “very angry” Burien City Council insisted in a letter Tuesday (Nov. 29) [download PDF here] that King County Library System trustees back away from yet another attempt to close and... [Read more]

Deputy Shoots Man Holding Knife In Boulevard Park Apartment

Deputy Shoots Man Holding Knife In Boulevard Park Apartment

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a deputy shot and seriously wounded a man who was holding a knife during a domestic violence disturbance Friday night (Sept. 2nd). The incident... [Read more]

Four Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Burglary/Theft Charges At Dead Man’s Home

Four Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Burglary/Theft Charges At Dead Man’s Home

Four defendants were arraigned Thursday (July 14) for an alleged burglary and theft at the home a deceased man last month in Boulevard Park (read our previous coverage here). Kasey L. Guthrie, Dylan M.... [Read more]

REPORT: Four Facing Felony Charges For Burglarizing Dead Man’s Home

REPORT: Four Facing Felony Charges For Burglarizing Dead Man’s Home

The Seattle P-I reported Thursday (July 7) that four Burien residents are facing felony charges following allegations that they burglarized their dead neighbor’s home, then left his body to decay for weeks. The... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: More Details From KCLS Board Meeting On N. Highline Libraries

FOLLOWUP: More Details From KCLS Board Meeting On N. Highline Libraries

by Ralph Nichols Proposed consolidation of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries was deferred Tuesday (June 28) pending more information about a possible annexation by Burien of the North Highline... [Read more]

UPDATE: Three Arrested In Connection With Burglary Of Dead Man’s Home

UPDATE: Three Arrested In Connection With Burglary Of Dead Man’s Home

King County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men Tuesday night (June 28) during their investigation of a burglary and theft in the Boulevard Park area, which occurred after the homeowner had died... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Dead Man’s Stolen Property Found In Next Door Neighbor’s Home

FOLLOWUP: Dead Man’s Stolen Property Found In Next Door Neighbor’s Home

On Friday (June 24th), we reported about the King County Sheriff’s Office investigating the death of a man in the 12600 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive in the Boulevard Park area. Now comes news... [Read more]

Petition Drive Launched To Save White Center, Boulevard Park Libraries

Petition Drive Launched To Save White Center, Boulevard Park Libraries

White Center Library Guild members, led by guild President Rachel Levine, launched a petition campaign on Tuesday, June 7, in an effort to save the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries (read our previous... [Read more]

Future Of North Burien Libraries Could Be Decided In North Bend Today

Future Of North Burien Libraries Could Be Decided In North Bend Today

by Ralph Nichols This afternoon (May 24) at 5 p.m. in North Bend – about as far away from Burien as possible in King County – the fate of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries may be decided. The... [Read more]

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott ‘Dismayed’ at Library Board

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott ‘Dismayed’ at Library Board

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a letter written by King County Councilmember Joe McDermott written to the Board of Trustees of the King County Library System, in response to KCLS’ apparent... [Read more]

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Burien Sunday Night

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Burien Sunday Night

UPDATE MONDAY 4/18/11: We just received the following update from the King County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday night’s incident where a man was shot and killed by a deputy in Burien: A man wanted... [Read more]

Power Restored After Fallen Tree Causes Outage, Affecting 4,000 In Burien Area

Power Restored After Fallen Tree Causes Outage, Affecting 4,000 In Burien Area

Another windstorm blew into the area Friday night, causing another power outage for approximately 4,000 in the Burien and Boulevard Park areas for around an hour. Power was restored, and Seattle City... [Read more]

Sacred Music Chorale’s ‘Love’s Pure Light’ Program Is Friday, Dec. 10th

Sacred Music Chorale’s ‘Love’s Pure Light’ Program Is Friday, Dec. 10th

The Sacred Music Chorale will be performing its annual Christmas program “Love’s Pure Light,” this year at 7:30pm on Friday, Dec. 10th at the Boulevard Park Presbyterian Church, located at 822 South... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Southern Heights Students Donate Locks At An Emotional Assembly

PHOTOS: Southern Heights Students Donate Locks At An Emotional Assembly

Story and photos by Michael Brunk On June 10, Southern Heights Elementary held their student performance assembly. It was the usual sort of school assembly. Lots of music and singing. Some gymnastics.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Ribbon-Cutting At Burien’s “North City Hall”

PHOTOS: Scenes From Ribbon-Cutting At Burien’s “North City Hall”

It took both City Councilmember Kathy Keene, left, and Mayor Joan McGilton to wield a pair of giant scissors to cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony of "City Hall North" Tuesday. On Tuesday... [Read more]

Burien "City Hall North" To Open May 3rd; Ribbon Cutting May 11th

Burien "City Hall North" To Open May 3rd; Ribbon Cutting May 11th

On Monday, May 3rd, the City of Burien plans to open a branch office they’re calling “Burien City Hall North” in the newly annexed North Burien area at 11846 Des Moines Memorial Drive. The... [Read more]

The Future Of New Futures Is Now In The Hands Of Mario Paredes

The Future Of New Futures Is Now In The Hands Of Mario Paredes

The future of New Futures, a non-profit educational center for low-income children, youth and family, is now in the hands of Mario Paredes (pictured, left), its new Executive Director, who will start June... [Read more]