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Agenda/packet released for Monday’s Council meeting; no CTTC this week

Agenda/packet released for Monday’s Council meeting; no CTTC this week

The agenda/packet for Monday’s (Nov. 20) upcoming Burien City Council meeting was released Thursday (Nov. 16), and the most interesting aspect for this meeting is that Correspondence To The Council (CTTC)... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

LETTER: Councilmember Debi Wagner concedes, thanks, warns Burien residents

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Neighbors,... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

LETTER: Councilmember Nancy Tosta says ‘Thank you Burien!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Thank you... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

ELECTION RESULTS 6: Looks like it’s a sweep for the progressive candidates

On Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 14), King County Elections released the sixth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and we can safely call this race a sweep for the progressive slate. In 2018,... [Read more]

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

King County Executive Dow Constantine – who we last saw when he held a press conference at Burien Town Square on Oct. 30 – released the following statement on Tuesday, Nov. 14 about the Burien City... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

On Monday afternoon (Nov. 13), King County Elections released the fifth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is not a fluke. Here... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 4: Progressives now lead in all Burien City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 4: Progressives now lead in all Burien City Council races

On Friday afternoon (Nov. 10), King County Elections released the fourth round of results for Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is continuing in a big... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Initial leaders extend margins in 2nd round of returns

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Initial leaders extend margins in 2nd round of returns

The second round of results were released by King County Elections at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, and all of the initial leaders are holding on and even extending their margins: Joel Manning increased... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: First returns favor Manning, Wagner, Tosta & Marx

ELECTION RESULTS 1: First returns favor Manning, Wagner, Tosta & Marx

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 7) General Election have been released, and the early returns for Burien City Council shows that there’s a split between the two slates running,... [Read more]

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved 5 to 2 a five-year contract with the city’s current animal control agency Community Resource Education Society (CARES), following a long discussion that... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

From paid Advertiser Friends to Elect Debi Wagner: Hello Dear Friends, Neighbors and all Residents of Burien: I’m honored to have had the opportunity to serve you these past four years. If re-elected... [Read more]

Another funny packet released for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

Another funny packet released for Monday’s Burien City Council meeting

The agenda and packet for this coming Monday’s (Nov. 6) regular Burien City Council is out (download a PDF here), and at moments it’s like reading a humor magazine, due to the fact that the City is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien: Dear Burien Voters, Wow – what the heck is happening to our community? I’m sure many of you are wondering why I have stepped forward in a proactive manner... [Read more]

Around 200 attend ‘Candlelight Vigil Against Hate’ in Burien Wed. night

Around 200 attend ‘Candlelight Vigil Against Hate’ in Burien Wed. night

Around 200 residents attended a ‘Candlelight Vigil Against Hate’ in Burien Wednesday night, Nov. 1. Participants met at Azteca Restaurant, then walked to Burien Town Square, where the vigil... [Read more]

LETTER: Respect Washington offers explanation about their Letter/Crime List

LETTER: Respect Washington offers explanation about their Letter/Crime List

[EDITOR’S NOTE: On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Respect Washington emailed the following statement to The B-Town Blog about their recent controversial letter and crime list/map, which was sent out to over... [Read more]

LETTER: Respect WA is a Hate Group, and they need to be told to leave WA

LETTER: Respect WA is a Hate Group, and they need to be told to leave WA

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is their opinion only, and it does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] RESPECT... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council

A message from Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council

From Advertiser Jimmy Matta for Burien City Council: My name is Jimmy Matta and I am running for Burien City Council because I believe our city is comprised of people with diverse demographics and we... [Read more]

Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

In response to a gathering imbroglio surrounding a recent endorsement letter supporting four Burien City Council candidates mailed out by Respect Washington, the candidates in question have taken to social... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘We are better than this!’

LETTER: ‘We are better than this!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Burien, A couple days ago, many... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] B-Town Blog Editor: After reading both... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

A message from Friends to Elect Debi Wagner

From paid Advertiser Friends to Elect Debi Wagner: Dear Friends, Neighbors, Residents and Voters of Burien: My name is Debi Wagner and I have had the privilege and honor of being a council member serving... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader responds to letter about Mayor’s political action

LETTER: Reader responds to letter about Mayor’s political action

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader in response to a previous Letter. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear... [Read more]

Lauren Berkowitz censured over use of Twitter in Burien City Council sessions

Lauren Berkowitz censured over use of Twitter in Burien City Council sessions

Screenshot from Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting during a discussion about Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz being censured for Tweeting. Note what the police officer is doing in the background. By... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

A message from Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council

From Advertiser Re-Elect Nancy Tosta for Burien City Council: Dear Burien – I’ve served as your Councilmember for the last four years. The very best part of this job has been the opportunity to meet... [Read more]