Burien Section

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

A serious collision involving two vehicles and a semi-truck happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of S. 96th Ave and 8th Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/South Park area (map below). Police say that... [Read more]

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Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Photo courtesy Highline High School Pirate’s Anchor student newspaper. Due to previous cases of vandalism – including recent hate speech that was painted over immediately – Highline High School’s... [Read more]

Next ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation will be Monday, April 1 at Smith Tower

Next ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation will be Monday, April 1 at Smith Tower

The next ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation on historic, 1920s Seattle-area bootlegger Roy Olmstead will be held at the Smith Tower on Monday, April 1. This will be the second of a three-part... [Read more]

Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

Suz Muse: ‘I for one, will miss the snow! ‘

By Suzanne Greive Oh how I love the snow! I’m sorry to see it go. It brings out the best in people. I had so much fun watching families go out walking together in all their snow gear heading to go get... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term trimester schedule in the fall of 2020, and the district is seeking public input: Students will have five... [Read more]

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall meeting on Saturday, Mar. 23

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall meeting on Saturday, Mar. 23

All are invited to join Congressman Adam Smith for a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 1 – 2 p.m. at Tyee High School. “Congressman Smith is looking forward to meeting with constituents... [Read more]

Fire causes substantial damage to Jack-in-the-Box on SW 128th in Burien

Fire causes substantial damage to Jack-in-the-Box on SW 128th in Burien

Photo courtesy Alisha Turner. A fire caused substantial damage to the Jack-in-the-Box restaurant on SW 128th Street in Burien overnight. Officials say that the call came in around midnight Monday night,... [Read more]

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Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

From our friends at the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre:Register for Spring classes NOW Registration remains open after classes start. Choose from multiple options including Acting Fundamentals, Imagination... [Read more]

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Longtime resident Ed Dacy has passed; memorial will be this Wednesday, Mar. 13

Longtime resident Ed Dacy has passed; memorial will be this Wednesday, Mar. 13

UPDATE: The memorial for Ed Dacy will be at 11 a.m. – NOT 10 a.m. – this Wednesday, Mar. 13 at St. Bernadette’s Church.Longtime resident and community activist Ed Dacy, 66, passed away on Feb.... [Read more]

Kevin Schilling announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. 4

Kevin Schilling announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. 4

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Life-long Burien resident Kevin Schilling... [Read more]

LETTER: Parent has concerns about Highline Public Schools schedule changes

LETTER: Parent has concerns about Highline Public Schools schedule changes

[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:]Parents, grandparents and community members... [Read more]