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South King Council of the Blind seeking help

South King Council of the Blind seeking help

Our friends at the South King Council of the Blind – which has a presence here in Burien – are requesting your help: SKB has the honor of co-hosting this year’s annual convention of the WA Council... [Read more]

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

A house fire in Burien on Tuesday (July 28) has left a Burien family homeless, and they’re in need of help. The blaze seriously damaged the interior of a home in the 12900 block of 1st Ave... [Read more]

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of the locally-made short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which will likely begin production at the end of June – are seeking help from the community. The film, which is based... [Read more]

LETTER: Hazel Valley School Principal Thanks Fire Victim Donors

LETTER: Hazel Valley School Principal Thanks Fire Victim Donors

On Monday, January 28, 2012, a tragedy occurred for 12 of our Hazel Valley families. A three-alarm fire broke out in their apartment destroying most if not all of their possessions. Out of this horrific... [Read more]

Burien’s Hospitality House Facing $10,000 Deficit, Seeking Donations

Burien’s Hospitality House Facing $10,000 Deficit, Seeking Donations

Burien’s Hospitality House has recently come onto hard times – facing a $10,000 deficit – and is in need of donations! “Please help us reach our year end goals,” reads an announcment.... [Read more]

‘No One Left Behind’ Seeking Funds to Help Re-Build Deck for Disabled Couple

‘No One Left Behind’ Seeking Funds to Help Re-Build Deck for Disabled Couple

A group called ‘No One Left Behind‘ will be holding a fundraiser from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Kent Lowe’s Store, to help raise money to re-build a deck with a... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Burien Little Theatre Needs Props for ‘A Tuna Christmas’

CALL FOR HELP: Burien Little Theatre Needs Props for ‘A Tuna Christmas’

Our friends at Burien Little Theatre are getting ready for “A Tuna Christmas” and they need some specialty props that they haven’t found yet. “If you have any of them and can share them... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed for Next ‘Makeover Burien’ Event this Saturday, Oct. 20

Volunteers Needed for Next ‘Makeover Burien’ Event this Saturday, Oct. 20

Volunteers are needed for the next ‘Makeover Burien‘ event, from Noon – 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 20 at the former ‘House’ restaurant location at 643 SW 152nd Street. This makeover... [Read more]

WABI Burien Needs More People for Pedestrian/Bicycle Count this Week

WABI Burien Needs More People for Pedestrian/Bicycle Count this Week

Our friends at WABI Burien need up to 12 more people for their pedestrian/cyclist count this week, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 25. Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 25) and continuing through Thursday (Sept. 27),... [Read more]

Don’t Forget to ‘Cash Mob for Mom’ this Saturday, May 12, starting at 3 p.m.

Don’t Forget to ‘Cash Mob for Mom’ this Saturday, May 12, starting at 3 p.m.

The second-ever ‘Cash Mob Burien’ will have the theme ‘Cash Mob for Mom’ and take place this Saturday, May 13, starting at 3 p.m. with a meeting at Roundtable Pizza (15730 1st Ave... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep’ Saturday Morning

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep’ Saturday Morning

Dozens of volunteers turned out bright and early Saturday morning (April 28) to don work gloves, bright orange vests and then venture out to help give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep.’ This is an annual... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Arts-A-Glow Needs Clean, Empty Water Bottles

CALL FOR HELP: Arts-A-Glow Needs Clean, Empty Water Bottles

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival Organizers are asking the public’s help – they’re seeking clean, empty water bottles for a project! Please donate your bottles at the Burien Community... [Read more]

Donations Sought for Devastated Father of Murdered Teenage Girl

Donations Sought for Devastated Father of Murdered Teenage Girl

In the early morning hours of March 17, 2012, single parent Stephen Tully’s only child, 17-year old Jasmyn Tully, was murdered in her sleep by another teenager in Tukwila, where she was spending the night…

Police Still Seeking Help in Finding Ben Munoz, Missing Since Last Year

Police Still Seeking Help in Finding Ben Munoz, Missing Since Last Year

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday (April 11) that they’re still seeking the public’s help in finding a man missing from the Burien area since last year. Benjamin “Ben”... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Discover Burien Needs Donations For Awards Dinner Mar. 2

CALL FOR HELP: Discover Burien Needs Donations For Awards Dinner Mar. 2

Discover Burien is seeking donations for its annual Dinner, Auction and Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 2nd, to be held at the Burien Community Center. This annual event serves as a fundraiser for this... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A ‘Shout Out’ Of Praise For Burien Bark

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A ‘Shout Out’ Of Praise For Burien Bark

I don’t know how to post this, so hope you can help me. I would like to give a ‘shout out’ of praise to Burien Bark.  Today I visited Nickelsville (our local homeless camp) with some... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed To Help ‘Makeover Burien,’ One Business At A Time…

Volunteers Needed To Help ‘Makeover Burien,’ One Business At A Time…

At Wednesday night’s South King Media Advertiser and Reader Appreciation Holiday Party, a positive new project called ‘Makeover Burien’ was unveiled by The B-Town Blog’s Scott... [Read more]

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

On Wednesday night, Oct. 5th around 9:45 p.m., Aaron McClure (pictured above), 34, was struck in the head by an unknown assailant in the parking lot of the Burien Fred Meyer and severely injured…

HELP NEEDED: Here’s How YOU Can Help Lighthouse Apartment Fire Victims

HELP NEEDED: Here’s How YOU Can Help Lighthouse Apartment Fire Victims

Photo courtesy Union Gospel Mission. On Sunday, July 24th, the Union Gospel Mission’s Lighthouse Apartment building, located at 9820 Des Moines Memorial Way, burned down in a huge three-alarm fire,... [Read more]

Police Seeking Public’s Help In Finding Suspects In Recent Burien Beating

Police Seeking Public’s Help In Finding Suspects In Recent Burien Beating

King County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in finding suspects in the vicious assault of an 18 year-old man who is hearing-impaired. As we previously reported, the assault... [Read more]

UPDATE: Tuesday Fire Displaces Six; Red Cross Providing Assistance

UPDATE: Tuesday Fire Displaces Six; Red Cross Providing Assistance

UPDATE 7/12/11 1:30 p.m.: We just received word that six people have been displaced by a residential fire, which occurred at 13049 First Ave South on Tuesday afternoon around Noon (we first learned of... [Read more]

Cops Seeking Public’s Help Tracking Down Copper Thieves

Cops Seeking Public’s Help Tracking Down Copper Thieves

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday (June 9) that it is seeking the public’s help in tracking down thieves, who have lately become so brazen that they’re now climbing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund Sponsor Party Is 3pm Saturday!

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund Sponsor Party Is 3pm Saturday!

[DISCLOSURE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is serving as Co-Chair of the all-volunteer, non-profit Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund this year.] REMINDER: The big Corporate Sponsor kickoff party for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Corporate Donor Party Is Saturday

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Corporate Donor Party Is Saturday

[DISCLOSURE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is serving as Co-Chair of the all-volunteer, non-profit Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund this year.] REMINDER: The big Corporate Donor kickoff party for... [Read more]