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UPDATE: Body of dead whale removed from Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday

UPDATE: Body of dead whale removed from Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (April 16) workers from Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. pulled up to Seahurst Beach and began preparations to remove the body of the 65-foot fin whale…

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

King County Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark wants our hard-working Readers to know that there will be an invasive plane removal work party at the Walker Wetland this Saturday, May 1st, from 9am... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “B-Town Scoop” Sign Removed, To Be Refurbished For “Statements”

PHOTOS: “B-Town Scoop” Sign Removed, To Be Refurbished For “Statements”

On Thursday morning (April 22), a sign company put its crane in position and gently removed the “B-Town Scoop” neon sign from above the one-time ice cream shop storefront at 917 SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

George Tsutakawa Fountain Temporarily Removed From New Library Due To Damage Concerns

George Tsutakawa Fountain Temporarily Removed From New Library Due To Damage Concerns

Thursday (July 2nd), we received the following email from a BTB Reader named Jessica, inquiring about the 1972 George Tsutakawa fountain at the new library, which has been recently removed: Hello, Yesterday... [Read more]

Fox Creek Litter Removal & Ivy Control Is Sat. May 16th

Fox Creek Litter Removal & Ivy Control Is Sat. May 16th

Last fall, a hardy band of volunteers ventured down into the ravine beneath the Sylvester Road bridge in Normandy Park, where they worked to clear hundreds of pounds of garbage around Fox Creek, a tributary stream to Miller Creek. While these folks removed most of the trash, some remains, and more hardy souls are requested to help haul the rest of this garbage out this Saturday, May 16th between 9am and 11am.

There is also an abundance of invasive English ivy that has grown up many of the trees. If left unchecked, this invasive weed will kill the trees and deprive the stream of the benefits they provide. Volunteers will girdle the ivy at the base of the trees, greatly extending their lives.

So, once again the call goes out to watershed citizens who will brave the steep slopes of Fox Creek ravine to care for this ecological resource and improve water quality downstream…

Comcast Graffiti Problems Continue Until TV Station Steps In

Comcast Graffiti Problems Continue Until TV Station Steps In

According to a story on KOMO News, a Burien woman got so frustrated with Comcast’s lack of response to their graffiti-covered fence that they called the TV station’s “problem solver”... [Read more]

A Video Rant About Graffiti In Burien

A Video Rant About Graffiti In Burien

From local resident and YouTube User (and frequent nature videographer) 98166n comes this rather provocative video rant about graffiti and its effect on Burien: “I support the City’s efforts... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Graffiti Removal Almost Complete

Three Tree Point Graffiti Removal Almost Complete

Recently, some graffiti tagging took place in the usually-pristine Three Tree Point neighborhood. Two taggings were found in the 16500 block of Maplewild Ave SW – one on the recently-completed retaining... [Read more]