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Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

Some Soap Box Derby science tips may help you win at Strawberry Days Saturday

By Joe Moldovan With the upcoming Soap Box Derby race quickly approaching – this Saturday, June 16 at Noon during Strawberry Days – I wanted to share some fun science facts for when you are building... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

Residents Elston Hill and Gregory Rehmke braved the overcast, soggy weather on Saturday, May 14 to photograph the Seattle Yacht Club’s second race in the Tri Island Series – from Vashon to Shilshole... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Sunday’s 2013 Cove To Clover

PHOTOS: Scenes From Sunday’s 2013 Cove To Clover

With another successful Cove to Clover race behind us, here’s a gallery of photos from the event by BTB photog Michael Brunk. You can click individual thumbnails to view high resolution images: #gallery-1... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Wraps Up Mid-Sound Summer Social Racing Series

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Wraps Up Mid-Sound Summer Social Racing Series

Story by Kristie Brame While you were admiring the sunset last Thursday, you may have noticed that there were a lot of sailboats on the Sound. That is because it was the final night of the Mid-Sound... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Independence Day Kicks Off With Fast Moving Bicycles

PHOTOS: Independence Day Kicks Off With Fast Moving Bicycles

If you were in Burien early for the annual 4th of July parade you probably saw packs of bicycles whizzing around the downtown core at high speeds. The riders were taking part in the 37th Annual Joe Matava... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Windsurfers Take To Waters Off Des Moines Marina

PHOTO FRIDAY: Windsurfers Take To Waters Off Des Moines Marina

This past Wednesday evening, photographer Michael Brunk was down at the Des Moines Marina checking out the new Fish Basket mobile eatery when the sound of air horns coming from the pier caught his attention. The... [Read more]

Got Your Hats Ready Yet Race Fans? ‘Hats on for Highline’ is this Saturday!

Got Your Hats Ready Yet Race Fans? ‘Hats on for Highline’ is this Saturday!

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s annual ‘Hats on for Highline’ fundraiser will be held from Noon – 5 p.m. this Saturday, May 19 at Emerald Downs, and this year guests will enjoy... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Sets Sail For Special Race

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Sets Sail For Special Race

This Saturday from 1 to 4 PM the Three Tree Point Yacht Club will be conducting a very special race in the waters just outside the Des Moines Marina. Nine boats from the club will be participating, and... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Rain, Wind and Sailboats… Oh My!

PHOTO FRIDAY: Rain, Wind and Sailboats… Oh My!

The winds died down but the dark clouds in the distance indicate that this was the proverbial calm before the storm. They say that if you don’t like the weather here in the Puget Sound region, just... [Read more]

Looking For A New Sport For Your Kid? Try NHRA Jr. Drag Racing

Looking For A New Sport For Your Kid? Try NHRA Jr. Drag Racing

by Julie Tallant Looking for a sport for your child? Want them to learn discipline and responsibility? Not interested in the typical sports? Fascinated with cars? Then NHRA Jr. Drag Racing may be the sport... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday's Sailboat Race Off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday's Sailboat Race Off Three Tree Point

Saturday (March 27) had temps in the low 60s, occasionally “scattered sunny skies,” and a smattering of colorful sailboats cruising past Burien en route to the turnaround at the Three Tree... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Bike Racing At North SeaTac BMX Course

PHOTOS: Scenes From Bike Racing At North SeaTac BMX Course

Last Saturday, Sept. 12th, there was a full day of BMX racing at the North SeaTac BMX course, which is located at 1811 South 136th Street (with finals coming up this Saturday, Sept. 19th). Photographer... [Read more]

Burien Driver JW Myers Steps Up, Comes In 3rd In Seafair Hydro Race

Burien Driver JW Myers Steps Up, Comes In 3rd In Seafair Hydro Race

Burien resident JW Myers stepped in as substitute driver for Jean Theoret and piloted the U-37 Hoss Mortgage Investors hydroplane Sunday to a third place finish in the Seafair Chevrolet Cup Hydroplane... [Read more]

New Videos Of Restored Miss Burien Hydroplane In Action

New Videos Of Restored Miss Burien Hydroplane In Action

Hard to believe, but at one time the city of Burien had its very own mascot hydroplane, the aptly-named Miss Burien. She never won a race, but for a scrappy boat on a relatively low budget, she was pretty... [Read more]

Rollover Accident On Ambaum Traps Driver

Rollover Accident On Ambaum Traps Driver

BURIEN – The driver of a truck lost control, crashed and was trapped until being freed near the intersection of Ambaum Blvd. and 117th around 1 am this morning. The truck lost control on Ambaum,... [Read more]