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You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

A regular BTB Reader alerted us that on Tuesday morning (May 26), she witnessed three men dressed in restaurant cook uniforms take driftwood from Seahurst Park beach, load it into a green truck and take... [Read more]

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I’m frustrated by the comments on the proposed DUI laws’ by DUI Joe

LETTER: ‘I’m frustrated by the comments on the proposed DUI laws’ by DUI Joe

[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:] I’m frustrated by the comments on the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Had a Chance to Look at the New Zoning Code Amendments?’

LETTER: ‘Had a Chance to Look at the New Zoning Code Amendments?’

Have you have had a chance to look at the new “2012 Zoning Code Amendments”? We hope you noticed, as we did, the push to eliminate citizen comment in conjunction with city planning procedures,... [Read more]

Starting Thursday, If You Text Or Talk While Driving, You Could Get A Ticket

Starting Thursday, If You Text Or Talk While Driving, You Could Get A Ticket

Starting this Thursday (June 10), police agencies around the state will begin enforcing Washington’s newly-revised law restricting vehicle drivers from talking or texting while driving. The revised... [Read more]

LETTER: Objection To New “Adult Entertainment” Zone In N. Highline

LETTER: Objection To New “Adult Entertainment” Zone In N. Highline

In the February 12 issue of the Highline Times, on the front page, was an article by Keith Daigle reporting that the Burien City Council unanimously approved the new zoning code which restricts adult entertainment... [Read more]

A Video Rant About Graffiti In Burien

A Video Rant About Graffiti In Burien

From local resident and YouTube User (and frequent nature videographer) 98166n comes this rather provocative video rant about graffiti and its effect on Burien: “I support the City’s efforts... [Read more]

Tukwila Beefing Up Its Police Force

Tukwila Beefing Up Its Police Force

TUKWILA – Another detective is being added to the Tukwila Police Department’s investigative unit to handle the recent outbreak of shootings, including the most recent one at Foster Golf Links... [Read more]