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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]

Sponsored PostAdvertiser West Seattle Montessori Collecting Blankets & Coats For Needy

Advertiser West Seattle Montessori Collecting Blankets & Coats For Needy

Friend of the blog and Advertiser West Seattle Montessori and West Seattle Academy have been reaching out to the community each month this school year. “February marks our Blanket Drive,” says the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Boy Hit By Truck In White Center Passes Away; Family Needs Help

UPDATE: Boy Hit By Truck In White Center Passes Away; Family Needs Help

From our sister site The White Center Blog comes this “call for help” – on Jan. 15th, a 14 year-old boy was seriously injured when he was struck by a pick-up truck in the 10800 block of 26th... [Read more]

Five Years Later, Death Of Woman Found In Burien Remains Unsolved

Five Years Later, Death Of Woman Found In Burien Remains Unsolved

Five years ago this Sunday, Feb. 6th, marks a very sad and tragic anniversary – that’s when the body of Nicole Pietz was found in a wooded area in Burien. She was the victim of a homicide, and... [Read more]

‘BTownHelpers’ Is Looking For Burien-Area Residents In Need

‘BTownHelpers’ Is Looking For Burien-Area Residents In Need

Burien native Jerrod Sessler wants our Readers to know that he is spearheading a new venture, called “BTownHelpers” that is aimed at helping local residents in need. “There is a growing... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Contractor/Drummer Suffers Heart Attack, Needs Help

Three Tree Point Contractor/Drummer Suffers Heart Attack, Needs Help

Burien native Todd Anderson suffered a serious heart attack on Dec. 9th, and his family is reluctantly asking for financial help to offset some of the costs. Todd was born and raised in Burien’s... [Read more]