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Residential valuation notices mailed to Burien property owners

Residential valuation notices mailed to Burien property owners

King County Assessor Lloyd Hara’s office announced that it has mailed 2014 property valuations to all residential property owners in ‘Area 23 – Burien,’ located in West Central King County. Area... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It’s time to regulate Slumlords in Burien’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It’s time to regulate Slumlords in Burien’

[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: Rental property... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I propose that Burien adopt a proactive approach to Code Enforcement’

LETTER: ‘I propose that Burien adopt a proactive approach to Code Enforcement’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following  letter is written by resident Dick West, who will read during the public commenting section of Monday night’s City Council meeting. It does not necessarily reflect... [Read more]

City of Burien says property values not declining faster than other cities

City of Burien says property values not declining faster than other cities

by Ralph Nichols Burien city officials have rejected a resident’s claim that local property values are declining faster than those in surrounding cities. North Burien resident Dick West has complained... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome our latest Advertiser: ‘What is the $200 Million Problem?’

Welcome our latest Advertiser: ‘What is the $200 Million Problem?’

Please welcome our latest Advertiser, “The $200 Million Problem,” part of a new campaign to “Clean Up Burien.” As we do with all our paid Advertisers, we’re giving our new... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am committed to bringing about positive change in Burien…’

LETTER: ‘I am committed to bringing about positive change in Burien…’

[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, I am forwarding... [Read more]

Burien Property Values Falling 35 percent Faster, Resident Tells City Council

Burien Property Values Falling 35 percent Faster, Resident Tells City Council

The Burien City Council was told Monday night (March 18) that figures from the King County Assessor’s Office show that property values in Burien are falling faster than any of its South King County neighbors…

REALTORS Concerned About Shoreline Regulations On Property Values, Rights

REALTORS Concerned About Shoreline Regulations On Property Values, Rights

by Ralph Nichols Fourth of four parts. The bottom-line concern of waterfront homeowners – along Puget Sound and around Lake Burien – about proposed revisions to the city’s Shoreline Master Program... [Read more]

Third Runway Noise Problem Not Fading Away

Third Runway Noise Problem Not Fading Away

by Scott Schaefer Since we first posted this story (on Monday, Nov. 24th) regarding area residents complaints about increased noise from Sea-Tac Airports newly-opened third runway, we’ve received... [Read more]