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Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

King County warns of harmful Algal Bloom in Lake Burien

King County warns of harmful Algal Bloom in Lake Burien

King County announced Monday (Oct. 22) that a water sample collected on Friday, Oct. 19 from Lake Burien had concentrations of the algal toxin microcystin that were above the State Department of Health... [Read more]

LETTER: City of Burien wants to install Cell Panel network near Lake Burien

LETTER: City of Burien wants to install Cell Panel network near Lake Burien

[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:] Burien citizens living around the southwest... [Read more]

VIDEO: Amazing footage of Bald Eagle hunting Duck on Lake Burien

VIDEO: Amazing footage of Bald Eagle hunting Duck on Lake Burien

Courtesy Anna Neubauer comes this amazing footage showing a bald eagle hunting a duck on Lake Burien last Thursday afternoon, Jan. 4. Watch how this awesome bird of prey repeatedly dive bombs what is most... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Waterfront Homes in Normandy Park & Lake Burien

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Waterfront Homes in Normandy Park & Lake Burien

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend, on Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30. The first home – open both Saturday... [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]

WABI Burien’s monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will go around Lake Burien this Sunday

WABI Burien’s monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will go around Lake Burien this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: It’s time for a walk! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to talk to people you normally wouldn’t chat... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

Courtesy residents Elston Hill and Stan Milkowski, below are some great photos taken this week of some beautiful Bald Eagles as hey cruise, battle crows, and eat breakfast in Burien. First, from Elston... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE March 31, 2016: Great news – ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND! “Thank God we found that our Sullivan had managed to somehow get himself trapped in a sweater... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mt. Si as seen from Lake Burien

PHOTOS: Mt. Si as seen from Lake Burien

Courtesy David Young comes these photos of Mt. Si in North Bend, taken from the south side of Lake Burien on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Have a cool photo... [Read more]

Walk around Lake Burien at WABI Burien’s next ‘Walk-N-Talk’ on Sunday

Walk around Lake Burien at WABI Burien’s next ‘Walk-N-Talk’ on Sunday

It’s time for a walk this Sunday, Oct. 4! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to talk to people you wouldn’t otherwise chat with. And... [Read more]

Grand Opening celebration for Navos new location will be Thursday

Grand Opening celebration for Navos new location will be Thursday

Local dignitaries, community members, and citizens will gather to celebrate the grand opening of Navos’ new Behavioral Healthcare Center for children, youth, families, and young adults on Lake Burien this Thursday,... [Read more]

Burien City Council ‘downzones’ Lake Burien neighborhood

Burien City Council ‘downzones’ Lake Burien neighborhood

by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council sided with the city staff and rejected a Planning Commission decision and approved a downzoning of the Lake Burien area. The Monday (Dec. 15) meeting also finished... [Read more]

PHOTOS: On a clear November day, you can see Mt. Si from Lake Burien

PHOTOS: On a clear November day, you can see Mt. Si from Lake Burien

BTB Reader David Young sent us the following photos, of which he says: “It was clear enough this morning to see Mt Si from our home on the south side of Lake Burien!” Click images to see larger... [Read more]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

Lake Burien group’s case against city’s Shoreline Master Program dismissed

Lake Burien group’s case against city’s Shoreline Master Program dismissed

This week, the Growth Management Hearing Board dismissed an appeal to the City of Burien’s Shoreline Master Program, filed by a neighborhood group in Lake Burien. “The Board dismissed the appeal... [Read more]

PHOTO: Recent Sunrise over Lake Burien

PHOTO: Recent Sunrise over Lake Burien

Here’s a photo taken by BTB Reader Marc Anderson of a recent Sunrise over Lake Burien – something we’ll be seeing an hour later now that Daylight Savings Time has kicked in (click image to... [Read more]

City Council Again Rejects Low-Density Downzone Around Lake Burien

City Council Again Rejects Low-Density Downzone Around Lake Burien

Panoramic view of Lake Burien by Scott Schaefer. Click image to see larger version. by Ralph Nichols For the third time in four years, Burien City Council members have denied a request from Lake Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blue Moon Rises Over Lake Burien

PHOTOS: Blue Moon Rises Over Lake Burien

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke got out and captured the following great images of the rare “Blue Moon” rising over Lake Burien Friday night (Aug. 31). A blue moon doesn’t necessarily... [Read more]