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‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural has found a new home – in Des Moines

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural has found a new home – in Des Moines

During the filming of the award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident,” a local artist named Nancy Pahl was commissioned by Executive Producer John White to create a mural that visually... [Read more]

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District)... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is this Sunday

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is this Sunday

REMINDER: A full screening and special presentation of the locally-made, award-winning historic UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” will serve as a benefit for the Tukwila Historical Society this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Randy Schmidt took these amazing photos of Friday night’s lightning storm around 1 a.m. off Burien’s Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): And here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of the locally-made short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which will likely begin production at the end of June – are seeking help from the community. The film, which is based... [Read more]

PHOTO: Enjoy a Beautiful 180-Degree View from Burien by Maureen Hoffmann

PHOTO: Enjoy a Beautiful 180-Degree View from Burien by Maureen Hoffmann

Sometimes you just need a pleasant image to absorb and enjoy. Recent studies even suggest that: people live longer if their homes are near a park or open green space students do better on cognitive tests... [Read more]

Packed Tin Theater Hears ‘Maury Island Incident’ Pitch from Local Filmmakers

Packed Tin Theater Hears ‘Maury Island Incident’ Pitch from Local Filmmakers

On Wednesday night (Dec. 5), Burien’s Tin Theater was packed with area residents excited to hear about a soon-to-be-produced local UFO mystery movie, as filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

An historic, local UFO conspiracy tale has caught the attention of two area filmmakers, who plan on producing a film based on the incident and its tragic aftermath. “The Maury Island Incident,” is based on the true story…

WATERLAND BLOG: Historical Society Posits New Theory About UFO Incident

WATERLAND BLOG: Historical Society Posits New Theory About UFO Incident

Our sister site The Waterland Blog has posted an interesting story about a new historical society – only instead of local buildings and people, this one’s focused on the infamous Maury Island... [Read more]

34th District Democrats Endorse Marcee Stone For State Representative

34th District Democrats Endorse Marcee Stone For State Representative

by Mark Neuman Receiving about two-thirds of the votes cast, Marcee Stone earned the endorsement of the 34th District Democrats last night (May 12), in the race to replace Sharon Nelson as State Representative,... [Read more]

This Ain't Cuba! B-Town Blog Sponsors Candidates Forum April 27 In Burien!

This Ain't Cuba! B-Town Blog Sponsors Candidates Forum April 27 In Burien!

There have been some great, classic Candidate Debates in political history: Lincoln-Douglas 1860 Kennedy-Nixon 1960 Carter-Reagan 1980 Carlson-Locke 2000 (Carlson-Locke? Well, anyway…) And now…the... [Read more]

Mike Heavey Announces That He's Running For 34th District Pos. #2 As Well

Mike Heavey Announces That He's Running For 34th District Pos. #2 As Well

We’re trying to cover all candidates for the 34th Legislative District, and somehow we overlooked this announcement from Mike Heavey, who’s running for Position #2, the one being vacated by... [Read more]

Planning Commission Chair Fitzgibbon Announces Candidacy For State Rep.

Planning Commission Chair Fitzgibbon Announces Candidacy For State Rep.

On Monday (March 22), Burien Planning Commission Chair and Legislative Aide Joe Fitzgibbon announced that he was throwing his hat into the ring for the 34th District’s race for State Representative,... [Read more]

Former So. Seattle College Teacher & Tech “Geek” To Seek 34th District Seat

Former So. Seattle College Teacher & Tech “Geek” To Seek 34th District Seat

On Thursday (Feb. 25), former South Seattle Community College teacher and King County webmaster Sabra Schneider threw her hat into the 2010 election ring, announcing that she’ll be seeking the 34th... [Read more]

Coast Guard Rescues Man Near Maury Island

Coast Guard Rescues Man Near Maury Island

According to The Seattle Times, a man was rescued by the Coast Guard from the waters north of Maury Island Thursday afternoon. Apparently the Coast Guard received a distress call around 1:30pm from the... [Read more]