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ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

ELECTION RESULTS 5: Progressives extend leads in all City Council races

On Monday afternoon (Nov. 13), King County Elections released the fifth round of results for last Tuesday’s election, and these new tallies show that the progressive comeback is not a fluke. Here... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: School Bond, Sound Transit measures passing

ELECTION RESULTS: School Bond, Sound Transit measures passing

King County Elections posted the first round of results for Tuesday, Nov. 8’s General Election, and here are the early returns for some local issues…

ELECTION RETURNS: Normandy Park Police, Fire District leading in 1st round

ELECTION RETURNS: Normandy Park Police, Fire District leading in 1st round

King County Elections released the first round of returns for Tuesday’s (Aug. 2) Primary Election, and here are the early results: City of Normandy Park Proposition No. 1: Yes: 947 67.16% No: 463... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 9: Austin Bell’s lead over Darla Green grows to 173

ELECTION RESULTS 9: Austin Bell’s lead over Darla Green grows to 173

Looks like Austin Bell has all but wrapped up the horse race for Burien City Council Position No. 6 – as he is now ahead by 173 votes over Darla Green in the latest results, issued on Thursday, Nov.... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 3: Austin Bell extends lead over Darla Green to 72 votes

ELECTION RESULTS 3: Austin Bell extends lead over Darla Green to 72 votes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new returns at 7:40 p.m. In one of the closest local races in recent history, the third round of results from King County Elections shows that newcomer... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

With only one item on the April ballot for our area – King County Proposition No. 1, a property tax levy to replace emergency safety radio equipment – it appears that the measure will pass easily. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill at Sunday’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

King County Elections released the fourth round of results for Tuesday’s election, and the Highline School District Bond continues to inch up, now with 57.68% approving as of Thursday night, Nov.... [Read more]

ELECTION: Early returns show Prop. 1 losing

ELECTION: Early returns show Prop. 1 losing

The first round of returns has been released by King County Elections, and Proposition No. 1, a Sales and Use Tax for Metro Transit, is losing by nearly 11 percent – a deficit that may be hard to overcome. If... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: 2nd round show City Council incumbents still losing

ELECTION RESULTS: 2nd round show City Council incumbents still losing

King County Elections released the second round of totals for Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) General Election, and the tallies for Burien City Council continues to show that all the current incumbents (Block,... [Read more]

ELECTION UPDATE: No changes; here’s who you’ll choose from Nov. 5

ELECTION UPDATE: No changes; here’s who you’ll choose from Nov. 5

The second round of results for Tuesday’s Primary Election were released Wednesday afternoon, and it looks like it’s settling into solid leads for Lauren Berkowitz and Jack Block Jr. for Position... [Read more]

Record amount of trash picked up at this year’s Clean Sweep event – over 10 tons!

Record amount of trash picked up at this year’s Clean Sweep event – over 10 tons!

A record amount of trash was picked up at this year’s Discover Burien Clean Sweep event (held April 20) – over 10 tons –  according to Event Manager Debra George. “Over 10 tons of trash... [Read more]

18-Year Old Highline High Senior wins Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K Race

18-Year Old Highline High Senior wins Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K Race

On a day with scattered showers that decided to take a break just in time, 18-year old Zach Todd, a senior at Burien’s Highline High School, won the 2013 5K Cove to Clover fundraiser race Sunday... [Read more]

Record Number of Brats Trot Through Burien Sunday; Here are the Wieners

Record Number of Brats Trot Through Burien Sunday; Here are the Wieners

The first runners start this year’s Brat Trot 5k run! Photo by Michael Brunk. On a perfect, sunny fall day, a record number of people participated in the 2012 Burien Brat Trot, trotting around both... [Read more]

UPDATE: Edgar Extends Lead Over Shaw; Krakowiak, Robison Still Ahead

UPDATE: Edgar Extends Lead Over Shaw; Krakowiak, Robison Still Ahead

UPDATE 11/9/11: The second round of returns for Tuesday’s General Election are in, and with 31.13% counted, anti-annexation candidate Bob Edgar has extended his lead over incumbent Gordon Shaw to... [Read more]

ELECTION: Anti Annexation Candidate Bob Edgar Leading Shaw By Nearly 20%

ELECTION: Anti Annexation Candidate Bob Edgar Leading Shaw By Nearly 20%

The early returns of Tuesday’s General Election results are in, with one-time ‘non-candidate’ Bob Edgar leading incumbent Gordon Shaw by nearly +20%, Lucy Krakowiak beating Greg Duff... [Read more]

Results from the 2011 Brat Trot, Which Had 2x As Many Runners As Last Year

Results from the 2011 Brat Trot, Which Had 2x As Many Runners As Last Year

The third annual Burien Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser Run was a huge, crowded success in Olde Burien Sunday afternoon, with hundreds of runners and residents crowding the streets…

Latest Returns Show Krakowiak, Edgar Still Leading City Council Race

Latest Returns Show Krakowiak, Edgar Still Leading City Council Race

The second round of returns from Tuesday’s Primary Election are in, and incumbent Lucy Krakowiak has extended her lead with over 48% of the vote, and ‘non-candidate’ Bob Edgar still leads... [Read more]

More Cove To Clover Race Results, Photos & Some Runner Shout-Outs

More Cove To Clover Race Results, Photos & Some Runner Shout-Outs

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer The final results for the 2011 Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race have been posted (see them here), and after an initial review of the 814 finishers, here’s... [Read more]

Raul Silva, 19, Wins Sunday’s 3rd Annual Cove To Clover Race

Raul Silva, 19, Wins Sunday’s 3rd Annual Cove To Clover Race

Raul Silva, 19, of SeaTac, crosses the finish line first in Sunday's Cove to Clover Fundraiser Race. Photo by David Sharpe. Despite occasional sprinkles, bagpipers, lots of Irish-themed hats as well... [Read more]

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Susan Mahoney by Jack Mayne Judith Eiler, the judge who was recently suspended for five days by the state Supreme Court for “rude, impatient and undignified treatment” of people before her in court... [Read more]

ELECTION UPDATE: Fitzgibbon, McDermott Still Winning

ELECTION UPDATE: Fitzgibbon, McDermott Still Winning

UPDATE 11/3/10: Here are Wednesday’s (Nov. 3rd), King County Elections returns for Tuesday night’s general election: Keep in mind that these are still preliminary results, and the final, certified... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Local Candidates’ Election Night Parties

PHOTOS: Scenes From Local Candidates’ Election Night Parties

BTB Reporter Mark Neuman was out and about Tuesday night (Nov. 2nd), crashing as many local election-related parties as he could, the proof of which are presented in the form of photos shot by him of both... [Read more]