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DAL Law Firm: Discussing your Estate Plan with loved ones is important

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik For many clients, they have a difficult time discussing their estate plan with their loved ones. But it is very important that your loved ones are aware... [Read more]

City of Burien has paid $1.75 million to settle 2013 death and injury SR 509 crash

City of Burien has paid $1.75 million to settle 2013 death and injury SR 509 crash

Photo shows the extreme damage to the two vehicles on Dec. 18, 2013.  The embankment that the suspect vehicle drove down before it “exploded into the passenger side of the Eakins’ vehicle.” Photos... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping your home even if you file for Bankruptcy

Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping your home even if you file for Bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping Your Home Even If You File For Bankruptcy Many times, when we meet with clients regarding bankruptcy, they come in with many preconceived notions about bankruptcy.... [Read more]

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks are illegal within Burien city limits, so even if you’re ‘safe and sane’ and only setting off a Sparkler, or one of those classic old ‘Snakes’ that spew a strange... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik Creating Your Estate Plan For Your Loved Ones The estate planning you build today could be your final gift to those you love most; proactive execution... [Read more]

Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin investigated for ‘gender discrimination’

Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin investigated for ‘gender discrimination’

Ex-City Manager Mike Martin at a 2009 Burien City Council meeting. By Jack Mayne Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin is under investigation in Lynden, Whatcom County, after three female department heads... [Read more]

Lisa Marshall will be Burien’s new City Attorney

Lisa Marshall will be Burien’s new City Attorney

This month, the City of Burien will welcome Lisa Marshall as its next City Attorney, the city announced Friday, June 10. Marshall replaces Soojin Kim, who will soon leave to build her own law practice. Marshall... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser DAL Law Firm – Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Probate

Advertiser DAL Law Firm – Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Probate

Please welcome our latest Advertiser, DAL Law Firm: At DAL Law Firm, we provide legal guidance to individuals and families who are planning for their financial future. We are a local law firm, located... [Read more]

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

Here’s episode #53 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Former Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage was found ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday of charges of assaulting a special needs student who was riding... [Read more]

Burien citizens mostly satisfied with city government; no light rail for the city

Burien citizens mostly satisfied with city government; no light rail for the city

By Jack Mayne Burien residents in a semiannual survey say they are concerned about crime and education, but are satisfied at how their city government is performing, with eight out of 10 people surveyed... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

[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:] The parking lot for this state-licensed... [Read more]

Six complaints for illegal fireworks taken by City of Burien on New Year’s Eve/Day

Six complaints for illegal fireworks taken by City of Burien on New Year’s Eve/Day

There were just six complaints in Burien of illegal fireworks on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day, said city communications manager Katie Trefry in response to a B-Town Blog query. “Two of... [Read more]

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

A jury returned a verdict on Tuesday, Dec. 8, finding Shane Chamberlain guilty of Murder in the First Degree with a firearm enhancement and Attempted Murder in the First Degree with a deadly weapon enhancement... [Read more]

Council rejects move to cut police budget, gives Burien employees living cost raise

Council rejects move to cut police budget, gives Burien employees living cost raise

by Jack Mayne Updating Burien’s biennial budget halfway through drew attempts to slash the budget for city police and to increase the cost of living increase for Burien city workers. After two and a... [Read more]

Burien woman charged in DUI fatality crash in White Center

Burien woman charged in DUI fatality crash in White Center

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that arraignment was held recently for a 50-year-old Burien woman who is charged with Vehicular Homicide for allegedly driving under the influence... [Read more]

City Council supports school financing, rejects minimum wage support

City Council supports school financing, rejects minimum wage support

by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council spent a long time honing and refashioning its goals for dealing with the local, state and federal governments, seeking a federal increase in its minimum wage, but... [Read more]

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident Jeannette Cunningham (pictured above in 2010, left, and after surgery in 2012, right) was recently awarded a $500,000 settlement for a Pit Bull attack she suffered over five years ago (read... [Read more]

Revised Burien trespass ordinance appeal process revealed by city Tuesday

Revised Burien trespass ordinance appeal process revealed by city Tuesday

Screengrab of the City of Burien’s Executive Order No. 2015-2, aka the ‘Trespass Warning/Exclusion Notice.’ by Jack Mayne Violators of the newly-passed Burien city ordinance that allows... [Read more]

City of Burien hires Soojin Kim as its new Attorney

City of Burien hires Soojin Kim as its new Attorney

The City of Burien announced Wednesday (May 13) that Soojin Kim has been hired to serve as its next City Attorney. She will replace the services provided by Kenyon Disend, PLLC, a municipal law firm which... [Read more]

Lawsuit against contractor now likely over needed repairs to new Fire Station

Lawsuit against contractor now likely over needed repairs to new Fire Station

Almost two years after its completion, Burien’s brand new Fire Station still sits empty due to construction problems. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Burien Fire Chief Mike Marrs. by Ralph Nichols The clock... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services along with free home warranties? At the office of Marine View Law & Escrow,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification and reduce the principal amount owed on your mortgage? Here at Marine View... [Read more]