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A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

A first-hand report from a Volunteer at Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

The following is a first-hand report of what it was like to Volunteer in Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church:By Cydney Moore It has been an amazing couple of days... [Read more]

City buildings will be open, Seahurst Park closed on Wednesday, Feb. 13

City buildings will be open, Seahurst Park closed on Wednesday, Feb. 13

Here’s a Severe Weather Update from the City of Burien for Wednesday, Feb. 13: City buildings will be open regular hours on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Seahurst Park will remain closed due to hazardous conditions. Programs... [Read more]

UPDATE: City of Burien releases weather, road update

UPDATE: City of Burien releases weather, road update

A weather-related update from the City of Burien, as of Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2019: We are getting reports of cars getting stuck in intersections and on roads. If you don’t need to drive, please... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: Deadline to nominate City of Burien’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ is Friday

REMINDER: The deadline to nominate a deserving citizen for the City of Burien’s 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award is this FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019. “Do you know someone who has improved... [Read more]

City buildings, Seahurst Park closed, classes canceled for Monday, Feb. 11

City buildings, Seahurst Park closed, classes canceled for Monday, Feb. 11

The City of Burien released the following Severe Weather Update for Monday, Feb. 11: Photo taken around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 from the front door of Burien City Hall. City buildings will be closed... [Read more]

UPDATE: Severe Weather Shelter, road & park closure updates from City of Burien

UPDATE: Severe Weather Shelter, road & park closure updates from City of Burien

Here’s a weather-related update from the City of Burien for Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019:SEVERE WEATHER SHELTER: The Burien Severe Weather Shelter – located at Highline United Methodist Church –... [Read more]

UPDATE: City of Burien releases details on its weather response

UPDATE: City of Burien releases details on its weather response

Due to the impending SnowViaDoom™, Burien City Hall, the Burien Community Center, and Moshier Art Center will be closing at 1:30 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 8. And yes, as of 12:45 p.m.-ish, flakes... [Read more]

Here’s the City of Burien’s snow route plan & map

Here’s the City of Burien’s snow route plan & map

With a major snowstorm (or 2) imminent, it might be helpful to know what the City of Burien’s plan is for snow removal. Here’s a map and more information from the city’s website:When... [Read more]

‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; snow will start Fri. afternoon & totals could be 5-8″

‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; snow will start Fri. afternoon & totals could be 5-8″

The National Weather Service has issued a ‘Winter Storm Watch‘ for the region, warning that a snowstorm will likely start Friday afternoon, Feb. 8, dumping between 5 – 8 inches through Saturday... [Read more]

City facilities will close at 4 p.m., three Burien parks lots closed due to ice

City facilities will close at 4 p.m., three Burien parks lots closed due to ice

The City of Burien released the following Weather Update Tuesday morning, Feb. 5:City of Burien facilities will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Classes and programs at the Burien Community... [Read more]

UPDATE: There will be no Burien City Council meeting tonight

UPDATE: There will be no Burien City Council meeting tonight

Due to severe weather conditions, the City of Burien announced that there will be no City Council meeting tonight (Monday, Feb. 4): Because of severe weather conditions, Burien City Hall will be closed... [Read more]

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

A report from the ‘Strong Connections’ community brainstorming session

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann On Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, 54 people arrived at Navos’ Revelle Hall for lively discussions about “Strong Visions for Burien”, led by Irene Danysh of Community... [Read more]

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing a Washington State Senate bill that would seek a location and get a second Seattle-area airport built in the next 20... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to turn the City of Burien into a power utility

LETTER: Resident wants to turn the City of Burien into a power utility

[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:] Hello Friends, My name is Robert Richmond... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport main topic for Monday night’s City Council Study Session

Sea-Tac Airport main topic for Monday night’s City Council Study Session

On the docket for the Burien City Council Study Session Monday night (Jan. 28): Sea-Tac Airport, BEDP, Tenant Protection Initiatives and more. The meeting starts at 7 p.m., with a special Executive Session... [Read more]