Found Section

Found Skull Identified As Possible Green River Killer Victim

Found Skull Identified As Possible Green River Killer Victim

The King County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday (Dec. 23rd) that a skull found in an Auburn ravine on Tuesday (Dec. 21st) was positively identified as Rebecca “Becky” Marrero (pictured,... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Lost’ White Female Fox Terrier Found, Reunited With Owner

UPDATE: ‘Lost’ White Female Fox Terrier Found, Reunited With Owner

UPDATE: “Lolita,” the found Fox Terrier we posted about Monday, Dec. 6th,, has been reunited with her owners. Mary Hudson, who found the dog, wrote this email to us with the news: Lolita was... [Read more]

Found, Historic 1927 Map To Seattle Garage Mentions ‘Hi-Line Highway’

Found, Historic 1927 Map To Seattle Garage Mentions ‘Hi-Line Highway’

BTB Reader Rob Ketcherside sent us an email Tuesday, along with a photo of a recent historic find he made that references the “Hi-Line Highway” to Burien. It’s a map printed in 1927 to... [Read more]

Another Local Taxi Driver Finds And Returns Lost Valuables

Another Local Taxi Driver Finds And Returns Lost Valuables

“Thank your for being great” was printed on a service quality comment card after a veteran driver with the Seattle Tacoma International Taxi Association (STITA) saw that the loser of a “very nice... [Read more]

UPDATE: Puppy Stolen From Burien Pet Store Found Safe Sunday Morning

UPDATE: Puppy Stolen From Burien Pet Store Found Safe Sunday Morning

The King County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that the 10-week old Scottish Terrier puppy that was stolen in the burglary of a Burien pet store on Thursday, July 29th (read our first report here),... [Read more]

Burien St. Vincent Store Manager Finds, Returns Valuable Coin Collection

Burien St. Vincent Store Manager Finds, Returns Valuable Coin Collection

The old saying “Finders Keepers” could’ve been easily used as an excuse, but instead, Burien St. Vincent de Paul thrift store manager My Hong Bui chose to “Do the right thing”... [Read more]

FOUND: Green Parrot Outside Realty West Properties Burien Office

FOUND: Green Parrot Outside Realty West Properties Burien Office

Our good friend Manuela Horn (aka Burien’s “Yodeling Dominatrix”) alerts us to the fact that her mother-in-law, Susie Watkins, found a small green parrot in the garden outside her office,... [Read more]

FOUND: Prescription Glasses At Eagle Landing Park, Doggone It

FOUND: Prescription Glasses At Eagle Landing Park, Doggone It

BTB Contributor Jim Branson alerts us that his dog “found” a pair of prescription glasses at Burien’s Eagle Landing Park over the weekend. Here’s Jim’s note: Did someone lose... [Read more]

Nearly Nekkid, Drugged-Up Man Found After Being Lost In Burien Woods

Nearly Nekkid, Drugged-Up Man Found After Being Lost In Burien Woods

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a nearly-naked 39-year old man who was allegedly using drugs got lost last Thursday (Sept. 3rd), then went missing for a day and a half before being... [Read more]

Mother’s Day Success: Lost Bernese Mountain Dog Found!

Mother’s Day Success: Lost Bernese Mountain Dog Found!

We love to share positive news about our community, and what better day to share a success story of a found pet than on Mother’s Day?

On Friday, May 8th, we posted a “Lost” notice from Marsha Hargrave for “Scarlett,” her missing Bernese Mountain Dog that was last seen in Boulevard Park.

And on Mother’s Day (Sun. May 10th), we post this update about how, with the help of Burien’s finest, the once-missing Scarlett was found and safely reunited with its owner; here’s an email from Marsha:

Thank you so much for posting this.

We have found Scarlett today 5/10 in Burien with the help of your fabulous police officers. They spotted her this morning and called me. They kept her in sight and headed her off out of the traffic.

I hope you can post a HUGE thank you to Officer Garske who was able to finally chase her down and tackle her. She was so scared after all these days out that she kept running.

And a special commendation also to Officer Weekley who kept in touch with me via cell phone so we could coordinate the rescue.

These officers helped save her life and give me the best Mother’s Day present ever!

FOUND: Dog Wandering On 28th SW Near SW 100th

FOUND: Dog Wandering On 28th SW Near SW 100th

BTB Reader Amy Thomson sent us this alert about a dog (pictured above) she found this week:

Found this sweet, lovely dog running loose up 28th Ave. SW near 100th on Wednesday, May 6th around 4:30 PM.

She is red, with one crumpled ear, and an age-whitened face and muzzle.

She had no tags, no license, and no microchip.

She was trailing a leash.

If she’s yours or if you recognize her, please contact me at amy (at) jetcity (dot) com.

She misses her people.

PHOTO: “We Make Drfams Comf Truf”

PHOTO: “We Make Drfams Comf Truf”

Doncha just love it when signmakers run out of letters and have to get creative?

But can an “F” really substitute for an “E“?

Yeah, we don’t think so either…so we give this Burien signmaker an “F” make that an “E” seeing that’s the letter they need most.

I guess their drfams won’t comf truf either…

PHOTO:Plant Growing Through Traffic Cone In W.C.

PHOTO:Plant Growing Through Traffic Cone In W.C.

Driving through our soon-to-be-annexed neighbor to the north this morning, we found this fascinating scene of nature vs man: a blackberry weed-like bush growing through a traffic cone on the corner of... [Read more]

Craigslist Ad O'The Day:Volunteers Needed For Time Travel

Craigslist Ad O'The Day:Volunteers Needed For Time Travel

Here’s a fun way to end your week before enjoying the 3-day Labor Day weekend – a humorous Craigslist Ad from someone looking for volunteers for his “Time Warp project.” We’re... [Read more]

Craigslist Ad O'The Day: "I Have Your Camera…Maybe"

Craigslist Ad O'The Day: "I Have Your Camera…Maybe"

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > lost & found: Found this rather amusing “Found” posting on Craigslist (our fave part is the second paragraph, where the Finder... [Read more]

Hair-Flippin’ B-Town Karate Moves From The 70s

Hair-Flippin’ B-Town Karate Moves From The 70s

Humorous found video of some dude’s Dad “doing karate moves” in B-Town in the 70s: From the YouTube account: This is 8mm footage of my dad decked out in his karate gear performing a... [Read more]

Ad O’The Day: Rat City Air Hockey Table

Ad O’The Day: Rat City Air Hockey Table

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > games & toys: PRICE INCREASED 3XX !! air hockey , arcade strength – $2001! – $2001 (City of ratus norvegicus) Oh btw rat city... [Read more]

Ads O’The Day:Turtle Lost, Pheasant Found

Ads O’The Day:Turtle Lost, Pheasant Found

Found today on Craigslist: 1. SALLY THE TURTLE IS ON THE RUN (Burien) We lost Sally the day before Easter and haven’t seen her since. She is a Three-Toed Eastern Box turtle and about 23 years old. We... [Read more]

Ad O’The Day:Bad Speller’s Missed Connection At QFC

Ad O’The Day:Bad Speller’s Missed Connection At QFC

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > missed connections: You can tell Spring is in the air now, as more “Missed Connections” are being posted everyday. Here’s... [Read more]

Found In B-Town: “Personal Watermelons”

Found In B-Town: “Personal Watermelons”

Found in a B-Town grocery store this week: “Personal Watermelons”: Reading this rather odd sign made us wonder a few things: Do these fruits come with handles? Just how “personal”... [Read more]

Found: Sign Of Confusion

Found: Sign Of Confusion

Isn’t it a sign of the apocalypse when a sign contradicts itself like this? How can a “Rent To Own” store be “For Lease“?  We found this sign on 16th SW near SW 104th... [Read more]

UPDATE: Found – Is This Your Lost Dog? Part II

UPDATE: Found – Is This Your Lost Dog? Part II

Sadly, the lost dog we found the other day near Three Tree Point is still, well…lost. Who is the rightful Master to said creature? When oh when will you retrieve your lost pal and return the world... [Read more]

Found: Is This Your Lost Dog?

Found: Is This Your Lost Dog?

Found in the middle of SW 172nd Street, just below the hairpin turn from Sylvester, near the Soundview B & B. Poor thing looks like a terrier of some sort, with a ring around its eye. It appeared to... [Read more]

Strange B-Town Ads O’The Day: BBQ Sauce Barter Battle Between Burien and Tacoma

Strange B-Town Ads O’The Day: BBQ Sauce Barter Battle Between Burien and Tacoma

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > barter: Reply to: sale-596734689@craigslist.org Date: 2008-03-05, 2:36PM PST i have two mint condition jack-in-the box bbq sauces, it is a... [Read more]