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VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer A Candidate Forum for hopefuls running for Burien City Council was held at the Burien Library on Tuesday night, Oct. 10. All eight candidates were present at... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Oct. 3), The B-Town Blog held its second and final 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at Merrill Gardens at Burien (an Advertiser). This final forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER:The final B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens at Burien, located at 15020 5th Ave SW near Town Square (map below), starting at 7 p.m. This... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Sept. 26), The B-Town Blog held its first 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at El Dorado West Retirement Community (an Advertiser). This first forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: B-Town Blog Candidate Forum #1 is Tuesday at El Dorado West

REMINDER: B-Town Blog Candidate Forum #1 is Tuesday at El Dorado West

REMINDER:The first B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Sept. 26 at El Dorado West Retirement Community, located at 1010 SW 134th Street (map below): 6 p.m.: Doors open 6:30... [Read more]

Port of Seattle Commission Candidate Forum will be Wed. at Highline College

Port of Seattle Commission Candidate Forum will be Wed. at Highline College

Community members in South King County can question Port of Seattle Commission candidates at a Candidate Forum this Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Highline College. Sponsored by the 33rd District Democrats, this... [Read more]

Got a question for our Candidate Forums? Here’s how to submit it

Got a question for our Candidate Forums? Here’s how to submit it

The B-Town Blog will be holding two Candidate Forums for the 2017 City Council race (dates/locations to be announced soon), and we’re seeking questions from our Readers. These questions will be reviewed... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Candidates Night’ will be Sept. 27

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Candidates Night’ will be Sept. 27

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday (Aug. 28) the publication of their candidate questionnaires on their website, as well as the return of ‘Candidates Night’ event... [Read more]

Candidate Forum for Port of Seattle Commissioners will be Wed., Sept. 13

Candidate Forum for Port of Seattle Commissioners will be Wed., Sept. 13

A Candidate Forum for Port of Seattle Commissioners will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Highline College. This forum will “focus on the quality of life and jobs in the airport... [Read more]

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

As a bonus to our final 2015 Candidate Forum held Tuesday night, Oct. 13, we pitted current Highline School Board member Michael Spear against challenger John Burdine…

VIDEO/PHOTOS/AUDIO: Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin at our final 2015 Forum

VIDEO/PHOTOS/AUDIO: Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin at our final 2015 Forum

In front of a crowd of over 50 local voters, our final 2015 Burien City Council Candidate Forum – which pitted incumbent Bob Edgar vs Holli Giffin for Position #2…

REMINDER: City Council, School Board races featured at Tuesday night’s Forum

REMINDER: City Council, School Board races featured at Tuesday night’s Forum

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog’s final Burien City Council Candidate Forum for the Nov. 3 election will be this Tuesday night, Oct. 13, starting at 7 p.m. Our last debate for this election will feature... [Read more]

VIDEO/AUDIO/PHOTOS: Scenes from our second 2015 Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO/PHOTOS: Scenes from our second 2015 Candidate Forum

Our second 2015 Candidate Forum for Burien City Council – featuring Darla Green and Austin Bell – played to a lively, full house of over 100 people on Tuesday night, Oct. 6…

REMINDER: SW King County Chamber’s ‘Meet the Candidates’ is Wednesday

REMINDER: SW King County Chamber’s ‘Meet the Candidates’ is Wednesday

REMINDER: The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s “Meet the Candidates” reception will be this Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’ll be Krakowiak vs Scherer at our first Candidate Forum Tuesday

REMINDER: It’ll be Krakowiak vs Scherer at our first Candidate Forum Tuesday

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog’s first Candidate Forum for Nov. 3 election will be this Tuesday night, Sept. 22, starting at 7 p.m. This initial debate will feature candidates vying for Burien City Council... [Read more]

UPDATE: SW Chamber’s Sept. 23 ‘Meet the Candidates’ now open to the public

UPDATE: SW Chamber’s Sept. 23 ‘Meet the Candidates’ now open to the public

UPDATE: The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, will now be open to the public, and *not* just chamber members as previously announced. The... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Three B-Town Blog Candidate Forums coming up soon

SAVE THE DATES: Three B-Town Blog Candidate Forums coming up soon

The B-Town Blog welcomes all readers, neighbors, voters and anyone who would like to attend, to our three upcoming Candidate Forums, featuring candidates for the three open seats on the Burien City Council. The... [Read more]

Sixteen candidates face off in lively Shorewood on the Sound Forum

Sixteen candidates face off in lively Shorewood on the Sound Forum

Story & Photo by Justin Bennett “The good part is – we get to hear from the unwilling, who are leading the ungrateful, and are elected by the apathetic…” – Joe Cail, Director of the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I encourage all citizens to watch the videos before voting in the election’

LETTER: ‘I encourage all citizens to watch the videos before voting in the election’

[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:] Letter to the Editor, First off, I’d... [Read more]

Here’s Video and Audio of our last two Burien Candidate Forums

Here’s Video and Audio of our last two Burien Candidate Forums

We’ll be posting a story about both of our recent Burien City Council Candidate Forums shortly, but we thought Readers might enjoy access to both audio and video of them until then. OCT. 8, 2013... [Read more]

REMINDER: Next B-Town Blog Candidate Forum is this Tuesday night

REMINDER: Next B-Town Blog Candidate Forum is this Tuesday night

REMINDER: Our final Burien-oriented Candidate Forum for this election cycle is set for tomorrow night – Tuesday, Oct. 15 – starting at 7:30 p.m. at the ERAC Building. It will feature these candidates... [Read more]

REMINDER: Our next City Council Candidate Forum is Tuesday night Oct. 8

REMINDER: Our next City Council Candidate Forum is Tuesday night Oct. 8

REMINDER: Next Tuesday, Oct. 8 will be our second-to-last 2013 Candidate Forum for those running for Burien City Council, and all are invited! The free and open event will run from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at... [Read more]

SW King County Chamber holding ‘Speed Candidating Forum’ Tuesday, Oct. 8

SW King County Chamber holding ‘Speed Candidating Forum’ Tuesday, Oct. 8

Tuesday, Oct. 8 will be a busy day for local candidates – in addition to our own B-Town Blog Candidate Forum, which will start at 7:30 p.m. – the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting... [Read more]

Burien City Council Candidates argue talking points at 2nd B-Town Blog Debate

Burien City Council Candidates argue talking points at 2nd B-Town Blog Debate

by Ralph Nichols Hopefuls for Burien City Council positions Three and Five in the Aug. 6 primary election exchanged views on a variety of issues at a candidates’ forum, sponsored by the B-Town Blog,... [Read more]