Interview Section

New City Manager Kamuron Gurol is bullish on Burien’s future

New City Manager Kamuron Gurol is bullish on Burien’s future

Kamuron Gurol has been on the job as Burien’s new city manager for only four months, yet this has afforded him more than enough time to become bullish on the city’s future…

DUI Joe to interview Author Larry Edwards on SoKing Internet Radio Thurs.

DUI Joe to interview Author Larry Edwards on SoKing Internet Radio Thurs.

Burien Attorney Joe Breidenbach, who hosts the DUI Joe Show on our sister station SoKing Internet Radio, has a very special line up for the remainder of October – including the first of three shows... [Read more]

From Bartender/Rocker to Broker/ Rocker, Mike Molner joins Prudential NW

From Bartender/Rocker to Broker/ Rocker, Mike Molner joins Prudential NW

by Scott Schaefer You may recall Mike Molner as one of the more popular Bartenders at the Tin Room Bar in Olde Burien. Or perhaps you’re a fan of his trippy, psychedelic rock band Trip Like Animals,... [Read more]

Tune into DUI Joe to hear from BTB Intern/Animator Bryan Charles Thursday!

Tune into DUI Joe to hear from BTB Intern/Animator Bryan Charles Thursday!

On Thursday, June 6, local talk radio Host DUI Joe will interview soon-to-graduate (and soon-to-be-famous) local Animator/Writer Bryan Charles, a graduating Big Picture High School senior on his show on... [Read more]

Learn about pile drivers, vegetable oil & UFOs on ‘The DUI Joe Show’ Thursday

Learn about pile drivers, vegetable oil & UFOs on ‘The DUI Joe Show’ Thursday

John White On Thursday, May 30, local talk radio Host DUI Joe will interview a very special guest – John White – recently elected as President of the Board of Discover Burien…but they will not... [Read more]

It’s Tales from the Weird to the Wild with Raymond the Cabbie on DUI Joe Thurs.

It’s Tales from the Weird to the Wild with Raymond the Cabbie on DUI Joe Thurs.

Tune into The DUI Joe Show on SoKing Internet Radio this Thursday (Feb. 21) and listen to ‘Raymond the Cabbie’ tell you his favorite stories about driving a taxi, “It was a dark and stormy... [Read more]

Learn About ‘High Performance Concepts’ on The DUI Joe Show Thursday

Learn About ‘High Performance Concepts’ on The DUI Joe Show Thursday

Jim Murphy Tune into The DUI Joe Show on SoKing Internet Radio this Thursday (Feb. 14) and listen to Jim Murphy talk about ‘high performance concepts’ that help top athletes and CEOs achieve... [Read more]

Learn About ‘Growing Up Gay’ on The DUI Joe Show this Thursday, Feb. 7

Learn About ‘Growing Up Gay’ on The DUI Joe Show this Thursday, Feb. 7

A brand new DUI Joe Show will air on our sister site SoKing Internet Radio this Thursday, Feb. 7, and will feature a compelling interview with Andy Thinks, who will talk about “growing up gay.” “Suicide... [Read more]

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Feature Tom Taaffe Talking about Rev. Jim Jones

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Feature Tom Taaffe Talking about Rev. Jim Jones

A brand new DUI Joe Show will air on our sister site SoKing Internet Radio this Thursday, Jan. 24, with special guest Tom Taaffe, who will discuss cult leader Rev. Jim Jones. “James Warren Jones... [Read more]

Next ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Feature Interview with Ex-Addict Cindy Brown

Next ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Feature Interview with Ex-Addict Cindy Brown

A brand new DUI Joe Show will air on our sister site SoKing Internet Radio this Thursday, Jan. 17, with special guest Cindy Brown, who discusses her struggles living with alcoholism and drugs. “Cindy... [Read more]

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Focus on Frivolous Lawsuits

Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will Focus on Frivolous Lawsuits

“The DUI Joe Show” will feature a fun and rather offbeat discussion about frivolous lawsuits this Thursday (Dec. 13) on our sister media venture SoKing Internet Radio. This is a fun, fast-paced... [Read more]

Today’s ‘DUI Joe Show': Oliver Diaz, former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice

Today’s ‘DUI Joe Show': Oliver Diaz, former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice

Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz. Our sister site SoKing Internet Radio wants our Readers to know that today’s ‘DUI Joe Show’ will feature an interview with Oliver... [Read more]

From Back in the USSR to Rockin’ in the USA, Meet Igor Abuladze, Urban Achiever

From Back in the USSR to Rockin’ in the USA, Meet Igor Abuladze, Urban Achiever

Sitting round singing songs ’til the night turns into day. Used to sing on the mountains but the mountains washed away. Now I’m singing all my songs to the girl who won my heart. She is... [Read more]

Learn About Aviation High’s Robotics Team on Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’

Learn About Aviation High’s Robotics Team on Thursday’s ‘DUI Joe Show’

Our sister site SoKing Internet Radio wants our Readers to tune in to “The DUI Joe Show” this Thursday, July 19, to learn about Aviation High School’s way cool Robotics Program. The show... [Read more]

‘DUI Joe’ – From the North Dakota Tundra to Heaven in Burien

‘DUI Joe’ – From the North Dakota Tundra to Heaven in Burien

You can be arrested for driving under the influence even if you have not had a single drink of alcohol, but simply followed your doctor’s orders to take a prescribed drug, says Burien lawyer Joseph Breidenbach…

DUI Joe to Interview Local Animator Who Worked With Frank Zappa Thursday

DUI Joe to Interview Local Animator Who Worked With Frank Zappa Thursday

Our sister site SoKing Internet Radio wants our Readers to know “The DUI Joe Show,” its fun, fast-paced local talk show, will be moving to its new time slots starting this Thursday, June 14,... [Read more]

Sheriff: Increased ‘Contract’ Partnerships Expected to Increase Public Safety

Sheriff: Increased ‘Contract’ Partnerships Expected to Increase Public Safety

King County Sheriff Sue Rahr told The B-Town Blog this week she thinks “public safety will improve as we form more partnerships” with cities that contract for law enforcement services…

REMINDER: Burien’s own ‘DUI Joe’ starts his new radio talk show TODAY!

REMINDER: Burien’s own ‘DUI Joe’ starts his new radio talk show TODAY!

REMINDER: The world premiere of Burien’s own ‘DUI Joe Show’ (aka Joe Breidenbach) starts at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, March 15 on SoKing Internet Radio! The fast-paced, fun and lively talk... [Read more]

PART 2: King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg Stops By The B-Town Blog

PART 2: King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg Stops By The B-Town Blog

King County Prosecutor and local resident Dan Satterberg at the Oct. 21 press conference on the 'Operation Center of Attention' crime bust in White Center. by Mark Neuman King County Prosecutor... [Read more]

An Exit Interview With Dr. Leslie Kasper, Ex-Director Of Burien Animal Control

An Exit Interview With Dr. Leslie Kasper, Ex-Director Of Burien Animal Control

by Scott Schaefer Dr. Leslie Kasper served as the first Director of the new Burien Animal Care & Control (BACC), which was created in 2010 after the city declined to renew its $250,000 contract with... [Read more]

‘Burien By Ear’ #1: An Interview With Legendary Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez

‘Burien By Ear’ #1: An Interview With Legendary Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez

Welcome to another innovative new feature of The B-Town Blog, named ‘Best Hyperlocal Website‘ in the Northwest by the Society of Professional Journalists – our first-ever Podcast, entitled... [Read more]

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

Former Mayor Sally Nelson in a 2009 photo. by Scott Schaefer On Monday morning (July 11), we had a chance to speak with former Burien Mayor and founding councilmember Sally Nelson, one of two victims of... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: B-Town Blog Interviews Woman Who Was Shot In Burien June 1st

EXCLUSIVE: B-Town Blog Interviews Woman Who Was Shot In Burien June 1st

by Scott Schaefer Through our own detective work, along with a little bit of journalistic elbow grease, we were able to track down the woman who was shot at the intersection of SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Exclusive Interview With Witness To Shooting Of Woman In Burien

UPDATE: Exclusive Interview With Witness To Shooting Of Woman In Burien

BTB Reporter Mark Neuman was able to track down and interview an eyewitness to Wednesday’s shooting of a woman in her 20s who was shot by a man at the intersection of SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW…

An Exit Interview With Discover Burien Executive Director Steve Gilbert

An Exit Interview With Discover Burien Executive Director Steve Gilbert

In Nov., 2009 when Steve Gilbert, then the newly-appointed Executive Director of Discover Burien (DB) started, The B-Town Blog had an ‘Entrance Interview’ with him. Flash forward to Feb., 2011, where we find Steve on his way out of town, so we found it appropriate to have an ‘Exit Interview’ with him….

A Q & A With Owners Of Burien House Damaged In Storm, Plus Slideshow

A Q & A With Owners Of Burien House Damaged In Storm, Plus Slideshow

Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin accepting the city of Burien's Community Leader Award in 2009. As we first reported last week, a waterfront home belonging to prolific Burien artists Dane Johnson and... [Read more]

Once A Candidate, ‘Mac’ McElroy Enjoys Birthday, Contemplates Future

Once A Candidate, ‘Mac’ McElroy Enjoys Birthday, Contemplates Future

by Mark Neuman “Running for office is the coolest thing I’ve ever done,” said Geoffrey (Mac) McElroy, Navy veteran and proprietor of the Triangle Tavern and candidate for State Representative from... [Read more]

Diana Toledo Will Stay In County Council Race Even If It Means Running Again Next Year

Diana Toledo Will Stay In County Council Race Even If It Means Running Again Next Year

by Jack Mayne Diana Toledo says no matter what happens in her race for King County Council against retiring State Senator Joe McDermott, she will be on the ballot next year when the position is up for... [Read more]