seahurst Section

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

New fish ladder at Seahurst Park Beach. Construction crews are in the final stages of the Seahurst Shoreline Restoration Project, with a public opening planned for late August, the City of Burien announced. Crews... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Swarm of bees buzz into Seahurst yard

PHOTOS: Swarm of bees buzz into Seahurst yard

Seahurst resident Sherry Neunherz reports that as her 8-year old son was sitting down to do his homework one day last week, he looked out a window and discovered a “huge clump of bees hanging from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautifully cared-for Hurstwood home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautifully cared-for Hurstwood home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, May 11 – is a beautifully cared-for 3-bedroom Hurstwood home with fabulous open floor plan... [Read more]

Highline Elementary Students match wits in District Math Contest

Highline Elementary Students match wits in District Math Contest

The Highline School District has some amazing elementary mathematicians, many of which met last Friday at the fifth annual Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza. Students in 4th-, 5th-, and 6th-grades competed... [Read more]

Another power outage hits – this time in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood

Another power outage hits – this time in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood

Seattle City Light is reporting that an “equipment failure” has caused a power outage near Seahurst Park in Burien Thursday afternoon (Feb. 20), affecting some 148 homes. Seattle City Light... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo of a ‘wiley’ Coyote spotted in a back yard above Three Tree Point near SW 170th Street and 24th Ave SW: “Although we’ve never seen them,... [Read more]

Giant Oak chases down, nearly hits Seahurst Musician David Templeton

Giant Oak chases down, nearly hits Seahurst Musician David Templeton

On Saturday Seahurst Musician David Templeton found out first-hand – if a tree falls in the forest and you’re there to outrun it, does anyone hear it? Here’s David’s story in his own... [Read more]

STOLEN: Blue 2010 Infiniti car from home in Shorewood

STOLEN: Blue 2010 Infiniti car from home in Shorewood

BTB Reader Tuan Tran reports that his blue Infiniti G37x was stolen from his Shorewood-area home sometime between Oct. 20 and Oct. 21: “The burglars broke into our home, stole several purses, watches,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a mid-century gem in Seahurst!

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a mid-century gem in Seahurst!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House – this Sunday from 1 – 4 p.m. – is a great mid-century basement rambler in desirable Seahurst, just moments from Eagle Landing Park... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a 3-BD Seahurst home for $299,950!

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a 3-BD Seahurst home for $299,950!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House is a perfect combination of condition and location –  an ideal Seahurst one-level home with three bedrooms priced at just $299,950! This... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Reminder to Seahurst residents not to leave cars unlocked…’

LETTER: ‘Reminder to Seahurst residents not to leave cars unlocked…’

[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:] Just a reminder to Seahurst residents not to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a mid-century gem in Seahurst!

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is a mid-century gem in Seahurst!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House is a great mid-century basement rambler in desirable Seahurst, just moments from Eagle Landing Park and the beach and park! Easy walk to... [Read more]

Neighbors of Seahurst Park to discuss Westmark Development at May 7 meeting

Neighbors of Seahurst Park to discuss Westmark Development at May 7 meeting

There will be a ‘Neighbors of Seahurst Park’ community meeting on Tuesday, May 7, starting at 7 p.m. at the Sound Vista Condominiums Cabana, located at the corner of 12th Ave SW and 132nd Lane... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Burien’s own Jim Graddon honored by King County Council

SEATAC BLOG: Burien’s own Jim Graddon honored by King County Council

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that the King County Council on Monday recognized the distinguished career of SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon – who grew up in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood…

FOLLOWUP/VIDEOS: Dead Fin Whale was ‘Apparent Victim of a Ship Strike’

FOLLOWUP/VIDEOS: Dead Fin Whale was ‘Apparent Victim of a Ship Strike’

The dead fin whale that washed ashore on Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach Saturday was the “apparent victim of a ship strike,” according to experts at the Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network and Cascadia Research…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Burien’s Own Coupeville Landslide is on the Horizon’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Burien’s Own Coupeville Landslide is on the Horizon’

[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:] Unfortunately, the landslide that caused widespread... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential Open House is SATURDAY: 4-BD Powell Seahurst Home

This Week’s Prudential Open House is SATURDAY: 4-BD Powell Seahurst Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House for this week is a move-in ready, four bedroom Powell Home built in 2000 in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood – open this SATURDAY,... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Why Did This Tree Have to Die?’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Why Did This Tree Have to Die?’

[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:] Click image to see larger version. This tree... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Would Burien Consider a Resident Incentive Program?’

LETTER: ‘Would Burien Consider a Resident Incentive Program?’

[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:] Burien has a unique, favorable geographical... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why is the City of Burien in Such a Hurry to Cut Down this Tree?’

LETTER: ‘Why is the City of Burien in Such a Hurry to Cut Down this Tree?’

[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:] On Thursday, March 21st, the City of Burien... [Read more]

Eagle Landing Park Closed Temporarily to Remove Two ‘Hazardous’ Trees

Eagle Landing Park Closed Temporarily to Remove Two ‘Hazardous’ Trees

The City of Burien is reporting on its website that Eagle Landing Park will be closed to the public Wednesday and Thursday, March 20 – 21, for “removal of two hazardous trees.” The city... [Read more]

Burien Artist Christine Kennedy Wins Contest with ‘Kayaking Seahurst’ Painting

Burien Artist Christine Kennedy Wins Contest with ‘Kayaking Seahurst’ Painting

Christine Kennedy, a local Burien resident, is both a weekly and monthly winner of Daniel Smith’s 11th Annual National Art Contest with her painting, “Kayaking Seahurst” (click image to see larger... [Read more]

Recent Seahurst Slide May Put City of Burien on Slippery Slope

Recent Seahurst Slide May Put City of Burien on Slippery Slope

A recent series of slides – and claims that the City of Burien is knowingly draining run-off water into an earthquake-sensitive slope – has many Seahurst area residents overflowing with anger…

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

Resident John White sent us this pic – showing  Chelsea Thompson and Tom Britanyak working on restoring the ‘largest private pipe organ west of the Mississippi’ – at the historic Forest... [Read more]

LOST CAT: ‘Laka,’ a Friendly Male Tabby, Last Seen in the Seahurst Area

LOST CAT: ‘Laka,’ a Friendly Male Tabby, Last Seen in the Seahurst Area

“Laka, a friendly Male Tabby, has wandered off from the Seahurst area,” Michelle Holmes told us. “He was last home on Jan. 10, and Michelle and Robert miss him terribly!” Click... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: Better Than New Custom Seahurst Home

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: Better Than New Custom Seahurst Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House for this week is a better-than-new custom built 4-bedroom home in beautiful Seahurst! With a gourmet kitchen that has slab granite, a gas... [Read more]