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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]

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]

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Meet Burien City Council Candidates tonight near the Farmers Market

Another opportunity to meet and speak with some of the candidates running for Burien City Council will be TONIGHT – Thursday, Sept. 14 – on the sidewalk near the Farmers Market from 5-6 p.m. These... [Read more]

Meet Candidates for Burien City Council tonight near Farmers Market

Meet Candidates for Burien City Council tonight near Farmers Market

Another opportunity to meet and speak with some of the candidates running for Burien City Council is TONIGHT – Thursday, July 20 – on the sidewalk near the Farmers Market from 5-6:30 p.m. According... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

B-TOWN BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with City Council Pos. #1 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 11 Questions to all candidates running for Burien City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. Over the next several days we’ll... [Read more]

‘Meet & Greet’ City Council Candidates Thursday near Farmers Market

‘Meet & Greet’ City Council Candidates Thursday near Farmers Market

Another informal candidate ‘Meet and Greet’ event will take place this Thursday, July 13, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. near Town Square Park on the corner of SW 152nd Street and 5th Place SW. Tables... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ for Burien City Council on SW 152nd Street on June 22

‘Meet the Candidates’ for Burien City Council on SW 152nd Street on June 22

A ‘Meet the Candidates’ event that includes eight hopefuls running for four Burien City Council seats will be held on SW 152nd Street on Thursday, June 22, from 5–7 p.m. The location will... [Read more]

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

ELECTION: Berkowitz not running, other positions draw largely anti-crime candidates

By Jack Mayne As of Friday’s filing deadline, 17 people are looking to become or remain members of the Burien City Council, but current councilmember Lauren Berkowitz will not be one of them. The other... [Read more]

Don’t like your city’s politics? Campaign School teaches Candidates April 12

Don’t like your city’s politics? Campaign School teaches Candidates April 12

Don’t like your City’s politics? Well then – do something about it! Here’s an event that will take place on Wednesday, April 12:Campaign School is an exclusive one-day course blending the... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 8: Bell pulling away from Green, now up by 165 votes

ELECTION RESULTS 8: Bell pulling away from Green, now up by 165 votes

The horse race for Burien City Council Position No. 6 appears to be going to Austin Bell, who – as of the latest results on Nov. 10 at 3:51 p.m. – is pulling away down the stretch against opponent... [Read more]

ELECTION RETURNS 4: Bell extends his lead to 76 votes over Green

ELECTION RETURNS 4: Bell extends his lead to 76 votes over Green

The fourth round of returns were released by King County Elections on Thursday (Nov. 5) at 6:48 p.m., and the latest tallies shows that Austin Bell has extended his lead over Darla Green by 6 votes,... [Read more]

ELECTION: Incumbents winning; Bell beating Green by just 2 votes

ELECTION: Incumbents winning; Bell beating Green by just 2 votes

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) General Election have been released, with 19.37% of votes counted, the Burien City Council race shows the two incumbents (Edgar and Krakowiak) are... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘I am proud to have cast my ballot for…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘I am proud to have cast my ballot for…’

[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. Also note: the Writer of this Letter is... [Read more]

LETTER: Leader of White Center’s ‘No to Burien’ annexation effort on election

LETTER: Leader of White Center’s ‘No to Burien’ annexation effort on 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:]As a volunteer adult leader of an active... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Is an outside Political Action Committee trying to buy council seats?’

LETTER: ‘Is an outside Political Action Committee trying to buy council seats?’

[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; Is an Outside Political... [Read more]