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City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

The City of Burien wants to remind all that – as the 4th of July rapidly approaches – residents are asked to comply with Burien’s ban on fireworks within City limits. “Hot, dry temperatures... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here comes the 4th of July – a very special event in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood! “Our quiet and scenic corner of Burien turns on the charm to share in the traditions of the 4th... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

BTB Reader Ethan Busse, 16, shared this great photo he took of the fireworks at Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): New Burien resident Elston J. Hill also celebrated the 4th of July... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

When he’s not busy calculating millibars and hectopascals, our own Puget Sound Weather Geek – Chris Scragg – is also a Photographer who lives just above Burien’s Three Tree Point. He also... [Read more]

REMINDER: City reminds residents that fireworks are illegal in Burien

REMINDER: City reminds residents that fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, the City of Burien wants to remind residents that the sale, possession or discharge of any fireworks is prohibited. “Burien Police will have extra patrols... [Read more]

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

Photo by Michael Brunk. The 4th of July is just over a month away, and our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking Business Sponsors and donations to help raise the $30,000 needed to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

While a few cities in south King County still host public fireworks displays on Independence Day, Burien sadly isn’t one of them. The fireworks here are part of a day-long neighborhood celebration... [Read more]

With the 4th approaching, remember – fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the 4th approaching, remember – fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, the City of Burien wants to remind residents that the sale, possession or discharge of any fireworks is prohibited. “Violators can be fined $1,000 and... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

Organizers of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund (Todd Manola and Fred Feiertag) are in a bind and need more donations, so if you’ve ever enjoyed Burien’s best barged-based fireworks on the... [Read more]

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 4th of July is less than two months away, and the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking business Sponsors to help raise money needed to continue this great local tradition. Each year, Burien’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Cool Behind-the-Scenes View of Three Tree Point’s Fireworks Display

VIDEO: Cool Behind-the-Scenes View of Three Tree Point’s Fireworks Display

[EDITOR’S NOTE: As many of our Readers know, the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund raises around $25,000 for this annual 4th of July show, and BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer served as Co-Chair,... [Read more]

<i>Man, What a Great Country We Live In!</i> Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

Man, What a Great Country We Live In! Reflections on an Awesome 4th of July

It was a very awesome 4th of July for many, especially this Reporter, who was fortunate enough to have spent the day in two fantastic Burien locations – my own neighborhood, where I was crowned “King of Three Tree Point”…

PHOTO FRIDAY: Beauty In The Sky For Independence Day

PHOTO FRIDAY: Beauty In The Sky For Independence Day

For photographers, Independence Day is a rare opportunity to test their skills capturing the fleeting beauty of exploding fireworks. With no major theme parks putting on nightly shows, local photographers... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Jackson,’ Brown & White Brittany Spaniel, has been Found!

UPDATE: ‘Jackson,’ Brown & White Brittany Spaniel, has been Found!

UPDATE: “Jackson” has been found! PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Kim Ahlf wants everyone to know that her dog ‘Jackson’ (pictured above) ran away from her home on the east side of Lake... [Read more]

LOST: American Bulldog, Scared by Fireworks near Military Road and 124th

LOST: American Bulldog, Scared by Fireworks near Military Road and 124th

BTB Contributor Jim Branson wants our Readers to be on the lookout for this American bulldog, frightened away Wednesday night (July 4) from her Burien home by fireworks. “She ran from Military Road... [Read more]

REPORT: UFO Sighted Near Three Tree Point Fireworks Wednesday Night

REPORT: UFO Sighted Near Three Tree Point Fireworks Wednesday Night

A UFO was allegedly spotted Wednesday night (July 4) near Burien’s Three Tree Point’s fireworks show around 10:30 p.m., according to a detailed report submitted to the local Mutual UFO Reporting... [Read more]

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

It’s almost time for fireworks (in some cases they’re already happening), and the Humane Society released its annual “Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets“: Leave them at home There... [Read more]

With less than a week ’til the 4th, the 3 Tree Point Fireworks Fund Needs $3,000

With less than a week ’til the 4th, the 3 Tree Point Fireworks Fund Needs $3,000

[DISCLOSURE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is Co-Chair of the all-volunteer, non-profit 2012 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund.] …to help finish funding this great American community tradition! The... [Read more]