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LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

[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 skateboard park at 4th Ave SW and... [Read more]

‘New Black Panther Party’ letter was a hoax, Burien Police say

‘New Black Panther Party’ letter was a hoax, Burien Police say

A letter distributed to several downtown Burien Businesses last month purporting to be from the New Black Panther Party was determined to be a hoax, police said Thursday, Feb. 28. Burien Police responded... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Wednesday (Nov. 9) sent a letter to parents and families of students regarding the ‘divisive and angry campaign season’ we just went... [Read more]

LETTER: Trump supporter upset with getting soaked during 4th of July parade

LETTER: Trump supporter upset with getting soaked during 4th of July parade

[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 parade this year could have been... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: KCLS Director Responds to Resident Concerned About Explicit Anime

FOLLOWUP: KCLS Director Responds to Resident Concerned About Explicit Anime

KCLS Director Bill Ptacek. Our post on the local resident who’s upset with the King County Library System for allowing his 10-year old niece to check out an anime book labelled “For Mature... [Read more]

Burien CARES Animal Control Approved for Tax-Exempt Status

Burien CARES Animal Control Approved for Tax-Exempt Status

Burien CARES Animal Control announced Wednesday (Sept. 12) that it received official notice from the IRS on Monday (Sept. 10) that its application for 501(c)(3) status was approved, retroactive to May... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Next Time You Need a Wall Decorated, Go Hire a Bunch of Graffiti Artists’

LETTER: ‘Next Time You Need a Wall Decorated, Go Hire a Bunch of Graffiti Artists’

Dear Editor –

The new artwork (“The Burien Mural”) on the side of the Dollar Tree facing City Hall is absolutely perfect, both for today’s Burien and for those who signed off on the project. It is very nicely rendered…and it says nothing whatever…

City of Burien Sends Threatening Letter to Management of Waste Management

City of Burien Sends Threatening Letter to Management of Waste Management

Burien City Manager Mike Martin. The City of Burien sent a threatening letter to the management of Waste Management on Tuesday (July 31), urging them: “…to return to the negotiating table immediately... [Read more]

LETTER: Thoughts on Burien Police’s Contract with King County Sheriff’s Office

LETTER: Thoughts on Burien Police’s Contract with King County Sheriff’s Office

*** Please note that the following scenarios do not apply to situations, like the recent Pawn shop robbery, where lives are in danger. The Burien Police Department (BPD) is contracted through the King... [Read more]

Letter States That Bob Edgar Has Withdrawn From Burien Council Race

Letter States That Bob Edgar Has Withdrawn From Burien Council Race

Bob Edgar by Ralph Nichols Is Bob Edgar a candidate for Burien City Council Position 4, currently held by Gordon Shaw? Or has he withdrawn from the race? Edgar filed for office with King County Elections... [Read more]

Council Responds To North Highline Annexation Concerns, Explains Process

Council Responds To North Highline Annexation Concerns, Explains Process

[EDITOR’S NOTE: When we first posed the question Is Burien Trying To ‘Fast-Track’ The Annexation Of North Highline? based on a letter written by Burien Mayor Joan McGilton, we did so as a public... [Read more]

Legislators’ Letter To KCLS Board Urges Reconsideration Of Library Closures

Legislators’ Letter To KCLS Board Urges Reconsideration Of Library Closures

On Tuesday (June 7), legislators representing the White Center area sent a letter to the King County Library System’s Board of Trustees, asking them to re-consider their proposal of closing both... [Read more]

Is Burien Trying To ‘Fast-Track’ The Annexation Of North Highline?

Is Burien Trying To ‘Fast-Track’ The Annexation Of North Highline?

by Scott Schaefer A reliable, well-placed source tipped us off Friday morning (June 3rd), to speculation that the City of Burien may be trying to ‘fast-track’ the annexation of the remaining... [Read more]

LETTER: Why You Shoud Get Your Puppy Vaccinated For Parvo

LETTER: Why You Shoud Get Your Puppy Vaccinated For Parvo

Dear B-Town Blog, I am an owner of a small puppy named “Tweak” that got Parvo 2/26/2011, and just this past week he had to be euthanized. I am so upset because the vet wanted 3 to 8 thousand dollars... [Read more]

A Letter To Burien Little Theatre About Their Upcoming “Zombie” Show

A Letter To Burien Little Theatre About Their Upcoming “Zombie” Show

Burien Little Theatre‘s “Zombie” opens this Friday night, Oct. 15th at 10:30pm, with a total of five late-night performances until Halloween weekend. “Zombie” is a horror/terror... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New Burien Residents Upset With Parking Enforcement

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New Burien Residents Upset With Parking Enforcement

We’re relatively new to Burien, having only purchased our home here a little over a year ago. We love Burien, and fully support the local businesses and the city’s growth and burgeoning prosperity.... [Read more]

LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

The Burien/ Interim Art Space was close to two years of Kathy and my life and we closed with one of the most successful events of its kind to ever happen in Burien, The Night of 1000 Pumpkins. This event... [Read more]

LETTER: “We Have Met The Enemy And It Is The Imperial City Council”

LETTER: “We Have Met The Enemy And It Is The Imperial City Council”

If you have yet to realize the arrogance of the Imperial Burien City Council, check out the current city newsletter (got mine today). Page 6 mentions the street maintenance program and clearly states... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks For A Great Season” – Burien Little Theatre

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks For A Great Season” – Burien Little Theatre

Burien Little Theatre has just completed its 29th season. It was a great season, made possible with the help of countless volunteers! Live theatre requires three things: space, lots of space; volunteers... [Read more]