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Burien Police Chief releases statement on local police working with ICE

Burien Police Chief releases statement on local police working with ICE

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe presented the following statement at the July 2, 2018 Burien City Council meeting about the Police Department and King County’s position on cooperation with Immigration... [Read more]

SeaTac Motel 6 implicated in lawsuit filed by State Attorney General

SeaTac Motel 6 implicated in lawsuit filed by State Attorney General

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Wednesday (Jan. 3) announced a lawsuit against national hotel chain Motel 6 – including the location in SeaTac – for voluntarily... [Read more]

Burien, SeaTac Police, ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

Burien, SeaTac Police, ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

By Jack Mayne Burien, SeaTac police and King County Sheriff’s deputies were told recently that ICE immigration warrants are not enforceable because a federal court does not issue such warrants. Asking... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Ice skater on frozen Lake Burien Friday morning

VIDEOS: Ice skater on frozen Lake Burien Friday morning

Courtesy Daniel McTernan comes these videos shot Friday morning, Jan. 13, 2017, showing someone ice skating on a frozen Lake Burien: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ... [Read more]

PHOTOS: You Know It’s Winter When You See Ice Forming On Lake Burien

PHOTOS: You Know It’s Winter When You See Ice Forming On Lake Burien

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke sent us the following photos Friday showing ice forming on Lake Burien this morning, when the low was in the upper 20s:  Read More →

UPDATE: One ‘Greedy Opportunist’ Apologizes, Makes Amends To Artist

UPDATE: One ‘Greedy Opportunist’ Apologizes, Makes Amends To Artist

UPDATE 1/14/11: Maureen Hoffmann, Writer of the Letter below, sent us the following update about this issue: Both sons of my neighbor came over to apologize for the actions of their friend, “Mr.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Wednesday’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Wednesday’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

We set up a waterproof (and snow and ice-proof) time lapse ‘Plantcam’ on a signpost looking south on SW 172nd in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, where we captured the following... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Burien Parks sent out the following Tweet Friday morning, Jan. 20, which included the photo above of a downed tree blocking the road to Seahurst Park: Seahurst Park in #Burien is closed to the public... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Freezing Fog Advisory’ Issued By National Weather Service

WEATHER: ‘Freezing Fog Advisory’ Issued By National Weather Service

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Freezing Fog Advisory‘ Sunday afternoon, warning residents to be careful on the roads, as visibility will be low and the roads may be icy. The Weather... [Read more]

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

Are You Prepared For Another Snowy Winter? The City Of Seattle Says It Is…

First Ave South after a 2008 snow. by Jack Mayne Residents of the Burien area who work in Seattle must remember the snowstorm of 2008, when even some arterials were clogged with snow on which Seattle city... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Winter Weather Advisory’ Issued; Up To 2″ More Of Snow Tonight?

WEATHER: ‘Winter Weather Advisory’ Issued; Up To 2″ More Of Snow Tonight?

Just when we thought it was all over, the National Weather Service issued a “Winter Weather Advisory” Saturday afternoon (Feb. 26th) warning us that “snowfall accumulations of a trace... [Read more]

Sponsored Post What To Do When You Are Involved In An Auto Accident

What To Do When You Are Involved In An Auto Accident

Although the snow is slowly melting, as temperatures drop we can expect icy conditions. We at BTB know that there may be more than the average amount of fender benders or even more serious accidents to... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow Hits Burien Wed. Night, Over 3 Inches Fall Near Sea Level

WEATHER: Snow Hits Burien Wed. Night, Over 3 Inches Fall Near Sea Level

Snow finally fell on the Burien area Wednesday night, and as of midnight, at least three inches were on the ground near sea level in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, with large flakes still... [Read more]

WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

WEATHER: Chance Of Snow Thursday Or Friday, Possibly Early Next Week

The National Weather Service is warning everyone that there’s a 60% chance of some snow this Thursday (Feb. 17th), with the snow level projected to be around 200 feet. The snow level is predicted... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Cold Enough To Freeze Lake Burien? Here’s Photographic Proof

PHOTOS: Cold Enough To Freeze Lake Burien? Here’s Photographic Proof

Courtesy Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke comes photographic proof that yes, it’s cold enough to freeze Lake Burien over: First picture is morning of Jan. 1. Maybe ice half way out, but ducks... [Read more]

50% Chance Of Snow Wednesday? Metro Transit Declares ‘Snow Watch’

50% Chance Of Snow Wednesday? Metro Transit Declares ‘Snow Watch’

Metro Transit declared Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 28th) that it’s on “snow watch” for Wednesday, Dec. 29th, and the National Weather Service concurs with this forecast for the Burien area: Tonight:... [Read more]

Weatherfolks Say Warmer Temps, Rain Will Return Thanksgiving Day

Weatherfolks Say Warmer Temps, Rain Will Return Thanksgiving Day

The National Weather Service is saying that we’re almost done with this pre-winter cold snap, their latest “Special Weather Statement” claims that temps will rise and rain will return... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: “Did You Know Your Son … Is Racing Around St. Francis?”

READER PHOTOS: “Did You Know Your Son … Is Racing Around St. Francis?”

A BTB Reader who wishes to remain anonymous sent us these pics, which s/he entitled: “It’s 12:30am on a snowy Tuesday night: did you know your son and his loud car are racing around the St.... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Truck Can’t Make Turn At Seahurst Park

READER PHOTOS: Truck Can’t Make Turn At Seahurst Park

BTB Readers Earl Long and Alice Goodman sent us the following pics of the same snow-related incident Tuesday: a beefy truck – one you’d think wouldn’t have a problem negotiating the slick... [Read more]