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POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

On Oct. 12, 2017, we turned Commenting off, with the promise that we would carefully review and consider whether to turn it back on, and if so, what kind of system we should use. Now we’re asking... [Read more]

Commenting has been disabled on The B-Town Blog until further notice

Commenting has been disabled on The B-Town Blog until further notice

Due to the overwhelming burden it has put on our small ‘Mom & Pop’ business – not to mention the undeserved anger and accusations directed at us for not approving all comments as quickly... [Read more]

YEAR IN REVIEW: Here are the Top 10 Most Commented-On Stories of 2015

YEAR IN REVIEW: Here are the Top 10 Most Commented-On Stories of 2015

2015 was a very busy (and great) year for The B-Town Blog, especially when it comes to community engagement. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – THANKS to YOU, our engaged Readers,... [Read more]

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

[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:] Dear Editor – I’d like to dispel myths... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A look at the new commenting system’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A look at the new commenting system’

[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: A LOOK AT THE NEW COMMENTING SYSTEM First... [Read more]

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

We’re a day late, but as promised in our earlier post when we disabled comments to provide a “cooling off” period, they’re now back with a few modifications. First and foremost... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘The age of the troll…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘The age of the troll…’

[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:] When I first started using internet message... [Read more]

What happened to the Comments?

What happened to the Comments?

You may have noticed something different when you loaded up the blog this visit. After a lot of thought and more than a little discussion, we’ve decided to turn off commenting temporarily. That’s... [Read more]

Citizens Speak Out Over Burien's Possible Annexation Of White Center

Citizens Speak Out Over Burien's Possible Annexation Of White Center

by Ralph Nichols Opposition to any expression of interest by Burien in an eventual annexation of the remaining North Highline Unincorporated Area was strident at Monday’s (March 22) city council... [Read more]

Public Meeting On Seahurst Park North Seawall April 1st

Public Meeting On Seahurst Park North Seawall April 1st

Do you have an opinion on the proposed changes to the seawall on the north end of Seahurst Park? If so, your chance to speak up will be at 6pm on Wednesday, April 1st, during a city public meetig to take... [Read more]

City Installs Gate And Fence At Jacob Ambaum Park

City Installs Gate And Fence At Jacob Ambaum Park

When Jacob Ambaum Park (located on Ambaum near SW 128th) opened up last May, we received numerous emails and comments from concerned parents about the lack of a gate or fence to protect little ones from... [Read more]

It’s Now Easier To Post Comments On The B-Town Blog

It’s Now Easier To Post Comments On The B-Town Blog

We recently upgraded our Commenting functions, this making it easier to Comment on stories, and we invite all our Readers to try them out and see how they work. Our goal at The B-Town Blog has always been... [Read more]

Hilarious Must-Read Blog About The Heights At Burien

Hilarious Must-Read Blog About The Heights At Burien

We found an amazingly humorous, well-written yet somewhat edgy blog entry by “lavender_jane” today about the Heights At Burien apartment complex on Ambaum, which was recently purchased by The... [Read more]