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WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

The Highline School District announced late Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 18) that there will be no school Thursday, Jan. 19, “due to weather conditions,” according to its website. It’s... [Read more]

Meet Your New Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward – Elissa Ostergaard

Meet Your New Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward – Elissa Ostergaard

Meet Elissa Ostergaard, the new Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward who has taken over duties previously completed by Dennis Clark, who moved on to greener pastures in a new gig with the Washington Department... [Read more]

PHOTOS: What Is The ‘Brown Gunk’ Found Seeping Into Seahurst Stream?

PHOTOS: What Is The ‘Brown Gunk’ Found Seeping Into Seahurst Stream?

BTB Reader Bob Smith sent us some photos recently, of what he calls “brown gunk” that he recently discovered seeping into a stream in Seahurst Park, just south of the main entrance driveway... [Read more]

ADVISORIES:Major Winds/Rain/Floods/Landslides Coming?

ADVISORIES:Major Winds/Rain/Floods/Landslides Coming?

Long story short: if you live in a valley, near a river or flood zone, or on a bluff above or near a slide zone, you’re SCREWED, as a major storm is moving in and the National Weather Service has... [Read more]

ADVISORY: Flood Watch In Effect Through Friday

ADVISORY: Flood Watch In Effect Through Friday

At 3:24pm Monday Jan. 5th, the National Weather Service issued the following Flood Watch Advisory: … Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Friday afternoon… Rain will fall over... [Read more]

Snowfolk Melting; Flood Watch In Effect For Small Streams

Snowfolk Melting; Flood Watch In Effect For Small Streams

Only patches of snow remain in the Burien area Saturday (some side roads may still be slushy), and proof that it is melting lies above in the sad crime scene photo of a one-time Snowman’s remains... [Read more]

Miller/Walker Creek Stewardship Meeting Is Sept. 24th

Miller/Walker Creek Stewardship Meeting Is Sept. 24th

Both Miller Creek and Walker Creek flow through the B-Town area, and both creeks are in need of your help. An ad-hoc committee aimed at monitoring and studying both creeks is forming, and its inaugural... [Read more]

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

7pm UPDATE: According to the loco meteorologists, apparently the record high of 84 degrees was actually tied today at SeaTac Airport! WAY TO GO YOU VISUALIZING B-TOWN BLOG READERS! PREVIOUSLY: According... [Read more]