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Not enough valid signatures may doom ‘Sanctuary City’ repeal petition

Not enough valid signatures may doom ‘Sanctuary City’ repeal petition

On Friday (July 14), King County Elections determined that the Petition to Repeal Burien’s Ordinance No. 651 contained an insufficient number of signatures to move forward – so far. All 4,181... [Read more]

City of Burien receives petition seeking repeal of ‘Sanctuary City’ ordinance #651

City of Burien receives petition seeking repeal of ‘Sanctuary City’ ordinance #651

On Friday, July 7, 2017, the City of Burien received an initiative petition asking to place on a ballot the repeal of Burien Ordinance No. 651. The “immigration status ordinance” directs Burien City... [Read more]

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

Don’t want return of airplane noise over Burien? Tell the FAA by Wed. at midnight

By Jack Mayne If enough residents complain to the Federal Aviation Administration by Wednesday (June 21), there is a chance the return of the automatic cacophony of loud airplanes at all hours buzzing... [Read more]

Petition Drive Launched To Save White Center, Boulevard Park Libraries

Petition Drive Launched To Save White Center, Boulevard Park Libraries

White Center Library Guild members, led by guild President Rachel Levine, launched a petition campaign on Tuesday, June 7, in an effort to save the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries (read our previous... [Read more]

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

by Ralph Nichols Burien’s Shoreline Master Program will be in the spotlight again tonight (Tuesday, March 9) when the Planning Commission meets at 7pm to continue working through the details of... [Read more]

LETTER: Local Pet Stores Should Stop Selling Puppies; Plus, Take Our Poll

LETTER: Local Pet Stores Should Stop Selling Puppies; Plus, Take Our Poll

Where do those puppies and kittens come from? I asked at a local pet store, and they wouldn’t tell me. According to the Humane Society, we should be skeptical of any claims that they don’t... [Read more]