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Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien Second-Fastest Growing City In Washington In The Last Year

REPORT: Burien Second-Fastest Growing City In Washington In The Last Year

There’s an old slogan from a rental car company that goes “We’re Number Two. We Try Harder.” which may be appropriate for Burien, since a new report released by the Washington State... [Read more]

New Census Figures Show Burien’s Current, ‘Unofficial’ Population Is 47,605

New Census Figures Show Burien’s Current, ‘Unofficial’ Population Is 47,605

Recently-released census figures show that Burien’s current, total population is “unofficially” now at 47,605, up from the previously-announced estimate of ~46,000. As we’ve previously... [Read more]

Mike Martin Says "Welcome"; Burien's Population May Grow To Nearly 50K

Mike Martin Says "Welcome"; Burien's Population May Grow To Nearly 50K

by Ralph Nichols Signs around town declare it in several languages. But at last week’s meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, Burien City Manager Mike Martin kept the greeting... [Read more]

Looks Like Official Annexation Day Will Be March 2, 2010

Looks Like Official Annexation Day Will Be March 2, 2010

by Ralph Nichols The effective date for annexation is now all but official. At their next meeting on Nov. 23, Burien council members are expected to approve March 2 as the day that some 14,100 residents... [Read more]

If Annexation Passes Tuesday, What Happens Next?

If Annexation Passes Tuesday, What Happens Next?

by Ralph Nichols If you’ve not yet voted and mailed your ballot, remember, tomorrow – Tuesday, August 18, primary election day – is the deadline to do so. And if you live in the southern... [Read more]