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Mayor says voters must approve money for more police; teacher: ‘Annex not safe’

Mayor says voters must approve money for more police; teacher: ‘Annex not safe’

By Jack Mayne Mayor Jimmy Matta told the Burien City Council at the regular Monday (April 1) meeting that if the city needs more police officers, it would only come after the city asked residents to pay... [Read more]

Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched Wednesday morning, Mar. 20 at 8:44 a.m. to a call of a male that was found unresponsive in a Porta Potty at the Burien Skate Park. Deputies... [Read more]

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

The City of Burien on Thursday (Aug. 21) issued a statement about an ongoing homeless problem in Annex Park, which is located at SW 146th and 4th Ave SW…

CRIME FOLLOWUP: Two teens confess to tagging at Burien Skate Park

CRIME FOLLOWUP: Two teens confess to tagging at Burien Skate Park

The city announced on its website Thursday (Oct. 24) that Burien Police investigating the recent rash of graffiti “tagging” at City parks have identified at least three suspects, two of whom... [Read more]

Strawberry & Arts Fest: Skateboard Contest + DYNO JAMZ

Strawberry & Arts Fest: Skateboard Contest + DYNO JAMZ

The Burien Strawberry & Arts Festival happens next weekend (on June 20th and 21st), in the area around the Burien Community Center and Dottie Harper Park, and it’s going to be fun for all ages especially teens and those who love Sk8ing, Hip-Hop and jazz:

Skateboard Contest Rocks With EMP Band Winner

SATURDAY, June 20th @ 1 pm:

  • SKATE CONTEST: registration starts @ 12 Noon, $5 fee, need helmet & registration form signed by adult.
  • Rider’s performance will be judged in 3 categories:
    • Consistency
    • Technicality
    • Style
  • Each contestant gets 2 one-minute runs.
  • Co-sponsored by Burien Teen Program, Pacsun, and Illusion, which is Burien’s new skate shop.
  • DYNO JAMZ, Experience Music Project’s 2009 SOUND-OFF Young Band winner! Great & unusual fusion of hip-hop & jazz – here are some videos of them from the 2009 EMP Sound-Off:

The full schedule of events and performers can be found by clicking here.