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Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Outage in Burien knocks out power to over 5,600 Monday afternoon

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage has knocked out electricity for 5,645 customers in Burien Monday afternoon, Nov. 13 around 4:36 p.m. Crews are investigating the cause but we’re... [Read more]

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 lose power in Burien during Monday morning windstorm

Over 200 business and residential customers of Seattle City Light were in the dark after the first round of fierce winds hit the Burien area Monday morning, Nov. 13. City Light says the outage started... [Read more]

UPDATE: Blustery storm knocks out power to thousands, closes SR 509 Wed.

UPDATE: Blustery storm knocks out power to thousands, closes SR 509 Wed.

Photos showing power lines and tree branches down on 1st Ave South near SW 160th Street courtesy Sarah Reay. The first real fall storm – with gusts up to 44 MPH at Sea-Tac Airport – knocked power... [Read more]

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

A car crashed into a utility pole near 1st Ave South and S. 124th Street in Burien early Wednesday morning (May 3), knocking power out for over 4,000 customers. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m.,... [Read more]

Tree-caused power outage affects over 4,000 in Burien Sunday

Tree-caused power outage affects over 4,000 in Burien Sunday

UPDATE JAN. 1, 2017 1 p.m.: Looks like power has been restored to all but 865 customers, according to Seattle City Light: Crews have restored power to all but 865. Restoration time is still 4 pm. See... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Former Seattle City Light ‘Cherry Tree Lot’ is up for sale

FOLLOWUP: Former Seattle City Light ‘Cherry Tree Lot’ is up for sale

The former Seattle City Light lot located at Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street (map below) has been listed as “For Sale,” which means that a grassroots campaign to save an endangered, ~68-year... [Read more]

Seattle City Light will start replacing aging utility poles in Burien soon

Seattle City Light will start replacing aging utility poles in Burien soon

Starting in early to mid-May, Seattle City Light will begin replacing aging utility poles in Burien, which will likely cause numerous maintenance power outages. Crews will work in an area bordered by... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Power outage affects over 7800 in Burien Tuesday morning

Seattle City Light is reporting that an equipment failure is responsible for a power outage that affected over 7,800 customers in Burien, starting at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday morning, July 21: City Light adds... [Read more]

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

An historic cherry tree that has stood for over 40 years near a former Seattle City Light substation at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th in Burien is at the center of a grassroots fundraising... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Up to $4,500 in rebates available through City Light’s ‘Community Power Works’

Up to $4,500 in rebates available through City Light’s ‘Community Power Works’

Have you heard the news? The Community Power Works program recently expanded to include all Seattle City Light customers in Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila, Shoreline, and Lake Forest Park. Upgrades like a new... [Read more]

Outage knocks out power to over 6,400 in Burien Tuesday afternoon

Outage knocks out power to over 6,400 in Burien Tuesday afternoon

Seattle City Light is reporting that an outage affected 6,413 homes and business in the south Burien area, as well as 3,130 in the SeaTac/Tukwila areas. The Burien outage started at 1:30 p.m. and the... [Read more]

Power outage – apparently caused by bird – hits Three Tree Point Monday morning

Power outage – apparently caused by bird – hits Three Tree Point Monday morning

A power outage apparently caused by a bird knocked out electricity to 352 homes in Burien’s Three Three Point neighborhood early Monday morning (Oct. 6). Rumor is that a Blue Heron landed on electrical... [Read more]

Are you ready to ‘Solarize Burien’? Group purchase campaign launches for solar

Are you ready to ‘Solarize Burien’? Group purchase campaign launches for solar

August and Melanie Kristoferson installed a solar array on their Mt. Baker home through the Solarize Washington program. Solar energy is currently powering hundreds of Seattle homes, and residents of Burien,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th

PHOTO: Broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th

Dave Rice Tweeted the following photo of a broken electrical wire at Ambaum and 150th in Burien during Saturday afternoon’s powerful storm (click image to see larger version): Broken electric wire,... [Read more]

Planned Ambaum Blvd. Power Outage for Monday Night Cancelled Due to Weather

Planned Ambaum Blvd. Power Outage for Monday Night Cancelled Due to Weather

Seattle City Light is reporting that its planned power outage for Ambaum Blvd. customers, originally scheduled to start tonight – Monday, Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. – is being cancelled due to inclement weather... [Read more]

City Light Holding Meeting for Ambaum Blvd. SW Customers Tonight

City Light Holding Meeting for Ambaum Blvd. SW Customers Tonight

Seattle City Light is hosting a community meeting for affected Ambaum Boulevard SW customers this evening – Tuesday Oct. 30. The meeting will take place from 7– 8 pm at Mount View Elementary School,... [Read more]

Seattle City Light Holding Community Meeting for Hurstwood Residents Tonight

Seattle City Light Holding Community Meeting for Hurstwood Residents Tonight

Seattle City Light announced that they’ll be holding a community meeting for residents of Burien’s Hurstwood neighborhood tonight – Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – to discuss... [Read more]

New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Expected to Open by Mid-November

New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Expected to Open by Mid-November

The new headquarters station for King County Fire District No. 2 – the Burien-Normandy Park Fire Department’s – is expected to get a certificate of occupancy in late October or early November…

City Light Power Outage Affects Over 3,300 in Burien Saturday

City Light Power Outage Affects Over 3,300 in Burien Saturday

A power outage caused by an equipment failure struck the Burien area Saturday morning (Sept. 8) at 9:30 a.m., according to a Tweet sent out by Seattle City Light. The outage affected some 3,362 customers,... [Read more]

Power Still Out, Blog Updating Limited

Power Still Out, Blog Updating Limited

Power is still out at the BTB Home Headquarters at Three Tree Point, as we’re sure it still is for many other Burien residents. Because of this we have had to limit our updating. Once we get power... [Read more]

Christmas Storm Brings Large Tree Down Across SW 152nd; Power Outages

Christmas Storm Brings Large Tree Down Across SW 152nd; Power Outages

UPDATE 12/27/11: Seattle City Light is reporting that power has been restored to all Customers affected by Christmas Day’s windstorm by 2:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 26). Seattle City Light experienced multiple... [Read more]

Port Of Seattle Buying Excess City Light Property Near Lora Lakes Area

Port Of Seattle Buying Excess City Light Property Near Lora Lakes Area

by Matt Rosenberg The Port of Seattle will add to the buffer zone near the third runway at Sea-Tac Airport under a planned sale of excess Seattle City Light property near the old Lora Lakes Apartments... [Read more]

City Light’s ‘Powerful Neighborhoods’ Offering Free Energy-Saving Products

City Light’s ‘Powerful Neighborhoods’ Offering Free Energy-Saving Products

Seattle City Light’s ‘Powerful Neighborhoods’ program is offering free energy-saving products to Burien, North Highline and White Center residents. “We will come to your house with... [Read more]