pot Section

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

[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:] NOTE: The following Letter is in response... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]

Application submitted to open city’s 2nd recreational pot shop on Ambaum

Application submitted to open city’s 2nd recreational pot shop on Ambaum

The City of Burien on Wednesday announced that Ekalo Teklehaimanot, of Living Well Enterprises, LLC, has applied to open a state-licensed Recreational Marijuana Retail Store at 17730 Ambaum Blvd. South... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

[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:] The parking lot for this state-licensed... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Here’s what police found in big drug bust in Gregory Heights home

FOLLOWUP: Here’s what police found in big drug bust in Gregory Heights home

FOLLOWUP: As we first reported on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Burien Police responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the 1800 block of SW 160th Street in Gregory Heights (map below), but ended up finding... [Read more]

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

by Jack Mayne The City of Burien received an application on Friday (Jan. 15) for its first retail marijuana store – to be called “The Joint” – from a man named David Sadis, and to be located at... [Read more]

Police respond to vandalism call, end up finding narcotics and pot plants Monday

Police respond to vandalism call, end up finding narcotics and pot plants Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday afternoon, Jan. 18, they responded to a house in the 1800 block of SW 160th Street (map below) for a Vandalism call, then ended up finding... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the lights were turned off for the last time at KC’s Family Restaurant, located at 14325 1st Ave South in Burien (map below). On Friday (Jan. 15), this notice – indicating... [Read more]

Burien City Council changes truck routes, discusses youth council, fireworks, pot

Burien City Council changes truck routes, discusses youth council, fireworks, pot

by Jack Mayne Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting was the last one of the year, the last one for Councilmember Gerald Robison and the shortest meeting in a long time – less than two hours... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Roger Roffman, the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Roffman, professor emeritus in social work at the University of Washington,... [Read more]

No applicant survived to vie for Burien’s one retail pot license

No applicant survived to vie for Burien’s one retail pot license

by Jack Mayne For the foreseeable future, there will be no retail sales of marijuana in Burien because all applicants failed the Liquor Control Board’s initial screening. Chip Davis, Burien’s community... [Read more]

Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

The Burien Police Department is reporting that it busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in the 500 block of SW 128th Street on Tuesday (April 22), seizing 83 plants, 30 pounds of drying marijuana,... [Read more]

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

The Burien City Council voted 5-2 at Monday night’s (Feb. 3) meeting to adopt proposed regulations for the production, processing and sale of recreational marijuana within the city limits…

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

Burien council members will have before them for possible action at their Feb. 3 meeting three draft ordinances for regulating legal marijuana businesses in the city…

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

At tonight’s meeting (Monday, Jan. 27), the Burien City Council will review and discuss proposed amendments to the zoning code to allow marijuana-related businesses within city limits…

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will hold an open, public hearing this Wednesday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. on proposed zoning regulations for the location and establishment of marijuana producers, processors... [Read more]

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will begin working on zoning regulations for marijuana-related businesses at its meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11 starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome to this... [Read more]

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

The City of Burien Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 25 starting at 7 p.m. at Burien City Hall (400 SW 152nd Street) to receive public comments on interim zoning... [Read more]

Sheriff John Urquhart to Feds: ‘The War on Drugs has been a failure’

Sheriff John Urquhart to Feds: ‘The War on Drugs has been a failure’

King County Sheriff John Urquhart spoke in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday (Sept. 10) about marijuana, stating that “the War on Drugs has been a failure” and urging feds... [Read more]

State rules Burien can have one Marijuana Store; POLL: where should it go?

State rules Burien can have one Marijuana Store; POLL: where should it go?

The State of Washington announced Wednesday (Sept. 4) that the City of Burien will be eligible to host one Marijuana Store, similar to what other cities of its size will be allowed: These stores – which... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council gives unanimous OK to Marijuana regulations

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council gives unanimous OK to Marijuana regulations

Excerpt of the Agenda Bill for Resolution 586. Click image to download full PDF. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members gave unanimous approval Monday night (Aug. 19) to interim zoning regulations... [Read more]