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Head-on collision near SW 128th and Ambaum kills man Saturday morning

Head-on collision near SW 128th and Ambaum kills man Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on Saturday morning, March 25, a fatal accident occurred near SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW (map below). Police say that at around 9:15... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

[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:] Greetings Council, As I mentioned in the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Reception to meet new City Manager finalists will be April 7

SAVE THE DATE: Reception to meet new City Manager finalists will be April 7

The public is invited to attend a Community Reception to meet the finalists for the City of Burien City Manager position on Friday, April 7, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at City Hall Guests will be asked to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

COOKS NEEDED SeaTac Airport *union benefits* Who: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport What: HMSHost is now hiring COOKS for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport, including Anthony’s and Dungeness Bay. APPLY ONLINE: Anthony’s... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: Mid-Century Modern 3-BD Shorewood View Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: Mid-Century Modern 3-BD Shorewood View Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House will be a Mid-Century Modern 3-bedroom home with sweeping views in a great Shorewood on the Sound location! It’s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces winners of 2017 Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation announces winners of 2017 Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2017 Gold Star Awards at the annual Gold Star Awards BASH at the Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines on March 16, 2017. District teachers,... [Read more]

Burien City Council will be holding its Annual Retreat on Monday, March 27

Burien City Council will be holding its Annual Retreat on Monday, March 27

The Burien City Council will be holding its Annual Retreat this coming Monday, March 27, from 6 – 9 p.m. at City Hall. This retreat will be an open, public meeting. Please note however that public commenting... [Read more]

Police apprehend 5 robbery suspects near Shorewood Drive in Burien Thursday

Police apprehend 5 robbery suspects near Shorewood Drive in Burien Thursday

If you’re wondering why there was so much police activity in/near Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood Thursday (March 23), here’s what we know – the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Burien Lions & Environmental Science Center holding beach clean-up April 22

Join the Burien Lions Club and Environmental Science Center for some spring cleaning on the beach and on the trails of Seahurst Park on Earth Day – Saturday, April 22. This Open House & Clean-Up... [Read more]

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Pennies for Patients’ drive is underway in Burien

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Pennies for Patients’ drive is underway in Burien

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Pennies for Patients drive is an effort to raise money for blood cancer research, and some local students are seeking your help. All funds raised go towards finding... [Read more]

Berkowitz lawyers say Burien can’t enforce ‘no social media’ during meetings

Berkowitz lawyers say Burien can’t enforce ‘no social media’ during meetings

By Jack Mayne A letter from lawyers representing Burien City Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz says it would be illegal for the city to enforce a blanket ban or censure her for her use of social media during... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

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Homeless advocates duel with citizens’ crime concerns at Burien Council

Homeless advocates duel with citizens’ crime concerns at Burien Council

By Jack Mayne Homeless or near homeless from Burien and beyond urged for passionate concern and support while other, just as passionate citizens, sought relief from crime and the leftovers of drug addiction... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great wildlife photos taken in Burien on Monday, March 20. Elston says: “Yesterday it was windy. When it is windy, the raptors arrive. Strangely, a bald eagle and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Jack Russell Terrier ‘Mikey’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Mikey’ the Jack Russell Terrier has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: This adult male Jack Russell Terrier – “Mikey” – is missing, and was last seen near Evergreen High wearing... [Read more]

City Council approves new employee to handle public records requests

City Council approves new employee to handle public records requests

EDITOR’S NOTE: An additional story – focusing on homelessness – from Monday night’s Burien City Council will be posted soon. By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council on Monday unanimously... [Read more]

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a Volunteer on the Advisory Board to this program: The Broadcast Communications (BComm) program at Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

LulaRoe full-time consultant Christina will be bringing her entire LuLaRoe Inventory for you to shop in the comfort and relaxing aromas of Emily’s Handmade Soaps in downtown Des Moines. The event will... [Read more]

United Way FREE Tax services provided at Burien Goodwill until April 20

United Way FREE Tax services provided at Burien Goodwill until April 20

Take the stress out of filing your taxes and maximize your refund – have United Way of King County prepare your return for FREE! United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in... [Read more]

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From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik What You Need to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy can seem overwhelming. For most filers, the list of documents needed and the bankruptcy... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Your rigidly held personal beliefs are polarizing this Council into inactivity’

LETTER: ‘Your rigidly held personal beliefs are polarizing this Council into inactivity’

[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 Council Members, Your rigidly held... [Read more]

Council votes against adding motion to require members to attend in person

Council votes against adding motion to require members to attend in person

The Burien City Council rejected by 4-3 a motion by Councilmember Debi Wagner to add to the agenda Monday night (March 20) to change its rules to make it a requirement that all Councilmembers be personally... [Read more]

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss Sunday at BAT

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss Sunday at BAT

Back by popular demand – has American politics always been so crazy? Come find out from Cornell Clayton, Director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington... [Read more]