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

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

The estate planning you build today could be your final gift to those you love most; proactive execution of final wishes and goals can spare your survivors the time…

Sponsored Post All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

All eyes will be on Burien Attorney’s mission in Nepal

Photo courtesy Reuben Baca. Burien attorney (and Advertiser) W. Tracy Codd leaves Oct. 12 for a unique destination – to Nepal’s Upper Mustang region to distribute donated eyeglasses and sunglasses. Mustang,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Some tax debts can be discharged in a bankruptcy

DAL Law Firm: Some tax debts can be discharged in a bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Dealing with Tax Debt? We Might Be Able to Help! We’ve heard from many clients that they think that their debt to the IRS can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. Well, we... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What to do when you’re involved in an auto accident

Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What to do when you’re involved in an auto accident

From Advertiser Attorney W. Tracy Codd: What To Do When You Are Involved In An Auto Accident As the season changes from summer to autumn and on into winter, local streets, freeways and highways become... [Read more]

A fourth woman quits in Lynden blaming former Burien City Manager Mike Martin

A fourth woman quits in Lynden blaming former Burien City Manager Mike Martin

By Jack Mayne A fourth female department head in the Lynden city government has resigned citing “negative and intimidating” behavior of former Burien City Manager Mike Martin. According to a story... [Read more]

Former Burien city manager Mike Martin sued for discrimination, hostility

Former Burien city manager Mike Martin sued for discrimination, hostility

By Jack Mayne Although a city hired investigator rejected a charge that Lynden City Administrator Mike Martin had created a hostile work environment and discriminated against them, the three have filed... [Read more]

King County Executive Dow Constantine responds to letter writer about pot stores

King County Executive Dow Constantine responds to letter writer about pot stores

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an open letter by King County Executive Dow Constantine, written in response to a Letter to the Editor from Mark Johnston posted on our site site The White Center... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is a Revocable Living Trust? DAL Law can help you in creating the estate plan which is right for you with... [Read more]

Probe says former City Manager Martin innocent; lawsuit remains unsettled

Probe says former City Manager Martin innocent; lawsuit remains unsettled

By Jack Mayne Former Burien City Manager Mike Martin was found not to have discriminated against three female former Lynden, Wash. city officials in one investigation, but a multi-million dollar lawsuit... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Looking to Sell Your Home Yourself? Our Office Can Help You!

DAL Law Firm: Looking to Sell Your Home Yourself? Our Office Can Help You!

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: a hand holds a single key Planning to sell your home “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO)? Perhaps you already have a buyer and do not need to market your home, so will not be using... [Read more]

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

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]