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Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre 2015 DownStage Center Spring Show ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ will open on Friday, May 1 at the Renton Civic Theatre. About the Show: While... [Read more]

YETI Summer Camps start soon

YETI Summer Camps start soon

Sleep under the stars this summer at a YETI camp! YETI summer camps are targeted to the most adventuresome of kids.  Each camp is customized by the YETI Master leading the camp, so you can be sure they... [Read more]

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, On March 26, Highline Schools... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4, starting at 3pm. They will have two areas – younger children and older children – and following the egg... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGs-travaganza’ will be at Community Center Saturday, April 4

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGs-travaganza’ will be at Community Center Saturday, April 4

Burien Parks’ annual ‘EGGstravaganza’ will be held Saturday, April 4 at the Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW, this year with two options: Breakfast & Activities (9–11... [Read more]

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby supporters pose for a photo at the 2015 Benefit Tea. The event raised more than $315,000. WestSide Baby supporters raise their bid cards to make gifts at the 2015 Benefit Tea March 1. This... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

The Highline Special Needs PTA will be holding their Second Annual Special Needs Resource Fair this Saturday, March 7 at Marvista Elementary, 19800 Marine View Drive SW in Normandy Park, from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March: Environmental Talk Marine Mammal Mania! with Jamie Woodward MaST Center Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator Sunday, March... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 425 SW 144th Street... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

Photos by Sterling Paris ‘smallclothes,’ a new consignment shop, has opened in the space at 901 SW 152nd Street – formerly home to ‘Howard and Marge’ – in Olde Burien. “Hello... [Read more]

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

The Highline High School cheer team will be hosting a winter mini cheer camp on Jan. 27 and 29 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Highline High School cafeteria. Children in grades K-6 can join the Pirates cheer... [Read more]

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Officers from the Burien Police Department will be helping again at this year’s “Shop with a Cop” at the Covington Walmart, set for this Saturday, Dec. 13. This event is sponsored by the Maple Valley... [Read more]

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

With the help of the Mom of Marshawn Lynch, a Toys for Tots Drive is going on at Three Tree Wellness, with a chance for Donors to win a massage or Seahawks gear. This holiday season, Three Tree Wellness... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [Read more]

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

The annual Toys for Tots Drive starts this coming Monday, Dec. 8, and here’s how YOU can participate: ELIGIBILITY: King County residents are eligible to receive toys for children from infant to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Football Club, Boys 01/02 team is hosting mid season tryouts the first week of December to attract 12-­13 year old boys to play with the team. The tryouts will be during team practices... [Read more]

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in King County, has been selected as one of 61 national recipients of the inaugural... [Read more]

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

New Advertiser Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School will be holding a ‘Trick or Treat’ event for the community from 3 – 4 p.m. on Halloween – Friday, Oct. 31. This is a free, open and safe environment for all,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a community Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “Come join us for a spooky night of family fun making Halloween crafts, playing... [Read more]

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ is coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a free event with candy, a chili cook-off and live music. Burien Free Methodist Church... [Read more]

‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 from Noon – 5 p.m. throughout the downtown area. This family-friendly event will include: Horse... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

The South Highline National Little League’s annual General Membership meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall’s Recreation Room, and the public is... [Read more]