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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 Post Advertiser 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]

Police Offering $2,000 Reward For ‘He or She’ Pharmacy-Robbing Bandit

Police Offering $2,000 Reward For ‘He or She’ Pharmacy-Robbing Bandit

Last week we posted photos of a female robber that Des Moines Police were seeking that appeared to be male, but apparently isn’t. On Tuesday (Dec. 21) the King County Sheriff’s Department... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying This Bank Robber

Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying This Bank Robber

Des Moines Police announced Wednesday (Dec. 15th) that they’re seeking the public’s help in identifying a female bank robbery suspect, who robbed the US Bank located in the Safeway at 21401... [Read more]

Here’s A Unique Holiday Volunteer Opportunity: ‘Pluck’ Coho Salmon Eggs!

Here’s A Unique Holiday Volunteer Opportunity: ‘Pluck’ Coho Salmon Eggs!

Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark alerts us to a very unique holiday volunteer opportunity: “pluck” coho salmon eggs at Miller Creek in Normandy Park on Dec. 17th! “Volunteers... [Read more]

Local Churches Unite To Help ‘Transform Burien’ With Giveaway Dec. 19th

Local Churches Unite To Help ‘Transform Burien’ With Giveaway Dec. 19th

Transform Burien, a cooperative group of Christ-centered churches located in the Burien/Highline area, will be holding a special Toy/Gift Giveaway event on Sunday, Dec. 19th for families that find it hard... [Read more]

Suffered Property Damage From The Recent Rain? Here’s How To Get Help

Suffered Property Damage From The Recent Rain? Here’s How To Get Help

If you’ve suffered property damage from the recent rainstorms, flooding and/or landslides, the King County Department of Assessments wants you to know how you can get help. “In light of the... [Read more]

FREE Donuts Await Volunteers At Arbor Lake Work Party Saturday

FREE Donuts Await Volunteers At Arbor Lake Work Party Saturday

Volunteers are needed for an Invasive Plant Removal work party at Arbor Lake this Saturday, Nov. 20th from 9am – 11am. Helpers are encouraged to come lend a hand to make this lake a nicer place by removing... [Read more]

Elderly North Burien Couple Get Free Home Makeover

Elderly North Burien Couple Get Free Home Makeover

On Saturday (Nov. 6th), we received an email from Margie Thirlby, Director of Rebuilding Together Seattle (RTS), a non-profit organization that “provides donated repair services to low-income homeowners,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $50 With Coupon For Advertiser Roger Gee Of Yellow VAN Handyman!

Save $50 With Coupon For Advertiser Roger Gee Of Yellow VAN Handyman!

We’d like to welcome back Advertiser Roger Gee of Yellow VAN Handyman, who is offering a $50 off Coupon! As part of Roger’s renewal, he’s offering a special discount Coupon to our Readers:... [Read more]