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LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader, and part of a recent ongoing discussion about Mary’s Place. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The... [Read more]

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Dec. 17) Burien City Council meeting are the controversial Comprehensive Plan Amendments related to the new Mary’s Place project, along with the 2019-20 budget,... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

[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:] To Editor @ B-Town Blog, I just read Mr.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, intended as um…a rebuttal to a rebuttal. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hi Sue, Mary’s... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking nominations for ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 15

City of Burien seeking nominations for ‘Citizen of the Year’; deadline is Feb. 15

The City of Burien is now accepting Nominations for its 2019 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award, with a deadline to submit of Feb. 15, 2019. “Do you know someone who has improved the quality... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

[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:] Honorable CC Tosta, CC Olguin and Mayor... [Read more]

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

Burien’s Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez read ‘Bountiful Burien,’ his new, original poem about Burien to the City Council at Monday night’s regular meeting. Managed by former Burien... [Read more]

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Give Blood, enter to win gift basket at Burien City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Everyone who attends a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 11 will automatically be entered in a drawing (out of around 25 donors) to win a gift basket that includes gift cards to these Burien businesses: A... [Read more]

Poet-in-Residence, budget, revenue & more at Monday night’s Council meeting

Poet-in-Residence, budget, revenue & more at Monday night’s Council meeting

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Dec. 3) regular Burien City Council meeting will be a live reading from Poet-in-Residence Raul Sanchez, a final public hearing on the 2019-2020 Preliminary Operating... [Read more]

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

A proposed hotel would be located on SW 150th Street, just east of Chase Bank near the Transit Center between 1st Ave South and 2nd Ave SW. By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council in study session Monday... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Peter Western Bridge construction to begin in early 2019

FOLLOWUP: Peter Western Bridge construction to begin in early 2019

Construction on the Peter Western Bridge – which suffered from storm damage and was demolished in May, 2017 – will begin in early 2019, the City of Burien announced. The bridge, located in the 2200... [Read more]

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council Study Session are discussions on two hotel developer finalists, general fund financial plans, gun safety, an update on economic development and... [Read more]

City wants to know your thoughts on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

City wants to know your thoughts on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Burien is conducting a survey, and is seeking thoughts from residents about Potential Impacts and Locations for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. The City of Burien is partnering with Seattle... [Read more]

Fox Cove residents still being helped by city; council urged to reject 5G cell service

Fox Cove residents still being helped by city; council urged to reject 5G cell service

By Jack Mayne Burien Human Services Manager Colleen Brandt-Schluter (pictured above) told the Burien City Council Monday night (Nov. 19) that the multi service center has visited tenants at Fox Cove Apartments... [Read more]

Burien City Manager releases statement regarding Fox Cove Apartments

Burien City Manager releases statement regarding Fox Cove Apartments

The City of Burien on Tuesday, Nov. 20, released the following statement from City Manager Brian Wilson regarding the situation at the Fox Cove Apartments. Despite requests from tenants, the city refused... [Read more]

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

Students from Waskowitz Environmental Leadership and Service (WELS) High School gave public comments at Monday night’s (Nov. 19) Burien City Council meeting, and we’ve edited together their... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Tenants at Fox Cove have been failed’ by the City of Burien

LETTER: ‘Tenants at Fox Cove have been failed’ by the City of Burien

[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:] Tenants at Fox Cove Apartments –... [Read more]

Budget, housing & homelessness, Fox Cove on agenda for Monday Council

Budget, housing & homelessness, Fox Cove on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting are discussions on the budget, housing and homelessness consortium, an update on the Fox Cove Apartments, zoning code for personal... [Read more]

City of Burien receives three proposals from developers for new hotel

City of Burien receives three proposals from developers for new hotel

Three hotel developers this week submitted proposals to the City of Burien construct a hotel on city-owned land downtown. The 1.3-acre proposed undeveloped property is located on SW 150th Street between... [Read more]