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Here’s what all the police activity was about near Trader Joe’s Friday afternoon

Here’s what all the police activity was about near Trader Joe’s Friday afternoon

A major police turnout in the Five Corners neighborhood of Burien – near Trader Joe’s on SW 160th – was reported to us late Friday afternoon, and Sgt. DB Gates of the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Wednesday

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Wednesday

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday (March 12) around 2:42 p.m. on Ambaum Blvd. SW at SW 122nd Street, according to Detective Bryan Howard of the Burien Police Department. Howard told The B-Town... [Read more]

Car rams into Highline Area Food Bank, injuring elderly female volunteer

Car rams into Highline Area Food Bank, injuring elderly female volunteer

BREAKING: A car rammed into the rear of the Highline Area Food Bank in Burien at 18300 4th Ave South (map below) Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m., injuring an elderly female volunteer inside. According... [Read more]

PHOTO: Bug bats eyelashes at B-Town Beat Thursday night

PHOTO: Bug bats eyelashes at B-Town Beat Thursday night

From BTB Reader Sara Chapman comes this photo, taken at Thursday night’s B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk: “Eyelashes decorate a red VW beetle at a Burien WA artwalk.” If you’ve... [Read more]

CRIME: Windows shattered on several cars Wednesday; police have no leads

CRIME: Windows shattered on several cars Wednesday; police have no leads

The King County Sheriff’s Office is confirming what several BTB Readers told us – that at least five cars, possibly up to 12, had their windows shattered in the 13000 block of 12th Ave South (map... [Read more]

LETTER: Local Businessman Seeking Witnesses to Scraping of His Car

LETTER: Local Businessman Seeking Witnesses to Scraping of His Car

I’d be tickled to know if anyone witnessed someone scraping the right side of my car – a black 2011 Mazda 3 four-door – and ripping off the rear bumper Friday night (Feb. 8) between 7:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Reader Seeking Witnesses to Accident Involving His 3-Wheeled Car ‘Lola’

Reader Seeking Witnesses to Accident Involving His 3-Wheeled Car ‘Lola’

BTB Reader Tyghe Armstrong is looking for witnesses to a recent accident in White Center involving his unique, 3-wheeled HMV Freeway car he calls “Lola” (click image to see larger version): Armstrong... [Read more]

Yer Scurvy Dog Seafair Pirates Seeking Family that Needs a Vehicle

Yer Scurvy Dog Seafair Pirates Seeking Family that Needs a Vehicle

“Do you know of a family in need who’s life would change if they had a vehicle?” say our friends the Seafair Pirates. That’s right – your friendly, neighborhood, sword-scrapin’,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Snow and Ice? You’re Dent Free at Advertiser Vision Collision this Winter

Snow and Ice? You’re Dent Free at Advertiser Vision Collision this Winter

We stopped in the other day to say ‘Hi’ to Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Vision Collision Auto Body Repair, just south of Olde Burien. Vision Collision offers top-of-the-line auto body repair work. Proprietors... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Car Goes Into Ditch on 1st Ave South & SW 119th Wednesday

READER PHOTOS: Car Goes Into Ditch on 1st Ave South & SW 119th Wednesday

BTB Reader Xanna Don’t (yes, that’s the name she goes by) sent us the following pics and news about a car that went into a ditch on First Ave South and SW 119th Street in Burien Wednesday afternoon... [Read more]

No Charges Yet in Ambaum Pedestrian Rundown, Says King County Sheriff’s Office

No Charges Yet in Ambaum Pedestrian Rundown, Says King County Sheriff’s Office

by Greg Wright The King County Sheriff’s Office, through whom Burien contracts its police services, issued the following statement on Monday: A 13 year-old Burien girl was injured yesterday (August... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: CSL Auto Electronics

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: CSL Auto Electronics

Located on the corner of Ambaum and SW 149th, our latest Advertiser CSL Auto Electronics is a professional and experienced company providing top of the line auto electrical repairs, installation and maintenance... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Back Longtime BTB Advertiser Vision Collision!

Welcome Back Longtime BTB Advertiser Vision Collision!

We’d like to extend a very special “Welcome Back” greeting to longtime BTB Advertiser Vision Collision Auto Body Repair! Amy and husband Michael have years of experience in the auto body... [Read more]

Chase That Started In Burien Ends In Trooper Almost Being Run Down, Shooting

Chase That Started In Burien Ends In Trooper Almost Being Run Down, Shooting

A Washington State Patrol motorcycle officer fired shots Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 2nd) at a driver of a car stolen near Burien who allegedly tried to run her down as he fled from other officers. Police... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: “Did You Know Your Son … Is Racing Around St. Francis?”

READER PHOTOS: “Did You Know Your Son … Is Racing Around St. Francis?”

A BTB Reader who wishes to remain anonymous sent us these pics, which s/he entitled: “It’s 12:30am on a snowy Tuesday night: did you know your son and his loud car are racing around the St.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Car Crashes Through Wall Of Angelo’s Restaurant Friday Afternoon

PHOTOS: Car Crashes Through Wall Of Angelo’s Restaurant Friday Afternoon

Thanks to BTB Reader Matt Cassarino for the tip and pics – late Friday afternoon (July 23), around 5pm, a Cadillac SUV crashed through an outside wall of Angelo’s Italian Restaurant (located at... [Read more]

Loose Truck Tire Strikes Vehicle, Injures Normandy Park Woman

Loose Truck Tire Strikes Vehicle, Injures Normandy Park Woman

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a Normandy Park woman is lucky to be alive today (Wed., June 2) after her windshield was struck by a tire while she was driving on Interstate 5 in Tukwila. According... [Read more]

Looking For A New Sport For Your Kid? Try NHRA Jr. Drag Racing

Looking For A New Sport For Your Kid? Try NHRA Jr. Drag Racing

by Julie Tallant Looking for a sport for your child? Want them to learn discipline and responsibility? Not interested in the typical sports? Fascinated with cars? Then NHRA Jr. Drag Racing may be the sport... [Read more]

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

UPDATE FRI. 3/19 2pm: Just got word from Sgt John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, who says that the suspect vehicle, “probably a white Honda Civic,” was found parked... [Read more]

REPORT: Normandy Park Couple Suing Toyota Over Car’s Lost Value

REPORT: Normandy Park Couple Suing Toyota Over Car’s Lost Value

The Seattle Times is reporting that a couple from Normandy Park is suing Toyota in federal court, demanding that the company either take back the vehicle they just bought or reimburse them for its loss... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Burien Toyota Holding New Owner Clinic Thursday, March 18th

Advertiser Burien Toyota Holding New Owner Clinic Thursday, March 18th

BTB Advertiser Burien Toyota wants our Readers to know that they’re holding a “New Owner Clinic” on Thursday, March 18th beginning at 7pm at their location at 15025 1st Avenue South. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Honda, Celebrating 47 Years

Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Honda, Celebrating 47 Years

Welcome back BTB Advertiser Burien Honda, which is having a birthday party and inviting everyone to come on in to check out the special green tag savings hanging from the rear view mirrors of all their... [Read more]

How Advertiser Burien Toyota Is Handling Their Sticky Recall Situation

How Advertiser Burien Toyota Is Handling Their Sticky Recall Situation

So you own a Toyota that you may have seen in the news lately…now what? Don’t panic just yet – we spoke with the General Manager of BTB Advertiser Burien Toyota Scion, Pat Dillon,... [Read more]

What’s More American Than A Fast Food Style, 10-Minute, Drive-Thru Christmas Story?

What’s More American Than A Fast Food Style, 10-Minute, Drive-Thru Christmas Story?

We swear that this isn’t a joke – the 8th annual Drive-Thru Christmas Story will be this weekend, Dec. 12th and 13th from 6pm to 8:30pm in the church parking lot at Normandy Christian Church... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car/Pedestrian Accident In Burien Tuesday Morning; Victim In Critical Condition

UPDATE: Car/Pedestrian Accident In Burien Tuesday Morning; Victim In Critical Condition

UPDATE 3pm 10/27/09: Just received word from the King County Sheriff’s Department, who says that the victim of the pedestrian/car accident Tuesday morning was a 72 year-old SeaTac man, who was taken... [Read more]

Group Health Members Can Get Drive-Thru Flu Shots In Burien

Group Health Members Can Get Drive-Thru Flu Shots In Burien

It’s not quite as controversial as drive-thru “sexpresso” stands with bikin-clad baristas, but members of Group Health can now get flu shots in their vehicles as their Burien Medical... [Read more]