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Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

By Jack Mayne At Monday night’s meeting, the Burien City Council heard an offer to install piles to shore up the cliff where stairs to Eagle Landing Park have been declared unsafe, despite continued... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

[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:] Let’s say you wanted to buy Eagle... [Read more]

Weather Geek: The Storms that led to a mudslide, plus a video of stormwater

Weather Geek: The Storms that led to a mudslide, plus a video of stormwater

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek A barrage of strong Pacific storms brought nearly relentless bouts of heavy... [Read more]

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... [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…

VIDEO: Scenes From Storm Damage In Seahurst Park

VIDEO: Scenes From Storm Damage In Seahurst Park

This last weekend’s “Pineapple Express” storm, which unleashed a record total of nearly 1.42 inches of rain in 24 hours at Sea-Tac Airport, did a considerable amount of damage to the... [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]

Re-Live Hot August Nite Via This Slideshow

Re-Live Hot August Nite Via This Slideshow

Courtesy BTB Contributing Photographer Gary Parvan comes this entertaining slideshow of photos taken at last Saturday’s “Hot August Nite” in Olde Burien:  Read More →