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LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

[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:] Dear Editor, I think most would agree... [Read more]

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

By Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief says his force and the King County Sheriff’s Office are working to make certain that the stray bullet death of a respected 51-year old worker in a chiropractic office... [Read more]

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots being fired in Burien early last Saturday, Sept. 22. Police say that shots were heard in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW at around... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Are you between 14 – 18 years old? Are you looking for a place where you can express yourself? Let the Highline Historical Society know – they’re forming a Teen Advisory Committee! “We... [Read more]

REMINDER: The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday night!

REMINDER: The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday night!

REMINDER: The 2018 Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday, Sept. 28, starting at the Tin Room Bar! Only $20 per person in advance, or $25 at the door. Gather your team of two or more, follow clues and scavenge... [Read more]

Join ‘Mira’s Walk for AIR’ on International Good Neighbor Day Friday

Join ‘Mira’s Walk for AIR’ on International Good Neighbor Day Friday

This Friday, Sept. 28 – on International Good Neighbor Day – community members, youth and public officials will walk side-by-side in an open and honest dialogue from the Highline SeaTac Botanical... [Read more]

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High School’s Key Club will be holding a Multicultural Night on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5-7 p.m. in Highline High’s Cafeteria. This event is intended to showcase the diversity within... [Read more]

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht announced that a third suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal, tragic drive-by shooting that killed Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez on Sept. 19, and also... [Read more]

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Join the Burien Police Department for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Thursday morning, Sept. 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Starbucks located near the Burien Plaza at 116 SW 148th Street. “Here’s... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP; here’s how YOU can help

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP; here’s how YOU can help

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) met on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at the Burien Community Center to discuss the city’s Petition for Review of FAA’s categorical exclusion on the 250 degree heading,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Government Affairs Reception this Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. The Chamber has invited... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 will be holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 11:00 PM at The Cove in Normandy Park. Cost is $40.00 per person. Organizers say: “It... [Read more]

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

At Monday night’s Study Session (Sept. 24, 2018), the Burien City Council will hear presentations on the recent drive-by shooting homicide investigation from Police Chief Boe, as well as about Economic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

Burien helps Puget Sound during worldwide cleanup at Seahurst Beach

Burien helps Puget Sound during worldwide cleanup at Seahurst Beach

Friends and neighbors of Seahurst Park helped turn the tide on trash with a cleanup event on Sept. 15, so that 178 pounds would not enter Puget Sound. The City of Burien sponsors the Environmental Science... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Worth the drive – 3 Wishes Seattle Naot Trunk Show will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Worth the drive – 3 Wishes Seattle Naot Trunk Show will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Long a popular tradition at 3 Wishes Burien, the Dansko and Naot Trunk Show is still alive and well, now at 3 Wishes Seattle in the Phinneywood Neighborhood. Taking place on Saturday, Sept. 29 from Noon... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

LETTER: ‘To the young boy I saw trying to catch a small dog that ran onto Ambaum’

[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:] To the young boy I saw trying to catch... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

The parking lot next to Burien’s One Source Chiropractic was packed with friends, family and community members Thursday night (Sept. 20), all together to grieve the senseless killing of Gabriela... [Read more]

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

The community is invited to join a BBQ Open House Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the new Mary’s Place Family Center, located at 12845 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien (map below). Food... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Immaculate Burien, Modern Seattle, New Burien, West Seattle, New SeaTac, New Tukwila

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Immaculate Burien, Modern Seattle, New Burien, West Seattle, New SeaTac, New Tukwila

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House looks and feels like new construction, but without the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Love one another’

LETTER: ‘Love one another’

[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:] Dear Editor, As The B-Town Blog is a voice... [Read more]

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Local resident Riess Magee is working on an Eagle Scout Project at Chelsea Park, installing steps on an eroded trail from the playground down to the soccer field below. Riess is from Troop #392 of Normandy... [Read more]