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Sponsored Post Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

Here’s Seattle Southside RTA’s Holiday ‘To-Don’t’ List

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Seattle Southside’s Holiday “To-Don’t” List mauricephoto.com The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has created a travel/gift... [Read more]

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

The Sierra Club will be holding a community forum to discuss fracking in South King County tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Valley View Library. Here’s more info: Did... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

A small grant application is available beginning Dec. 1st, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit... [Read more]

REPORT: ‘Systemic Inequalities’ Plague South King County Residents

REPORT: ‘Systemic Inequalities’ Plague South King County Residents

Equity And Social Justice Report from kcexec on Vimeo. by Jack Mayne The first-ever Equity and Social Justice report reveals King County is now nearly half populated by non-whites and those living in... [Read more]

Burien One of 7 South King County Towns Named ‘All-America Cities’

Burien One of 7 South King County Towns Named ‘All-America Cities’

Burien is one of seven South King County cities, along with Seattle, to be named ‘All-America Cities’ by the National Civic League, for its work with the education-based Road Map Project. The... [Read more]

New Futures Appoints Jennifer Ramirez Robson As Interim Executive Director

New Futures Appoints Jennifer Ramirez Robson As Interim Executive Director

Burien non-profit New Futures announced Saturday (Sept. 24th) that it has appointed veteran board member, management professional, and long-time Burien resident Jennifer Ramirez Robson as its Interim Executive... [Read more]

Constantine Proposes 7 Gang Violence Intervention Programs For Area

Constantine Proposes 7 Gang Violence Intervention Programs For Area

King County Executive Dow Constantine proposed Tuesday (Aug. 30) $1.4 million for seven programs in an attempt to help fight increasing gang violence in south King County. This includes restoring a storefront... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Thanks From Hospitality House

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Thanks From Hospitality House

Dear Scott Schaffer Schaefer, editor of the B-Town Blog- On behalf of all of us at Hospitality House Shelter in Burien, thank you for supporting our Walk for the Women fundraiser on your blog (read our... [Read more]

Car Robbed Lately? Kent Police Department May Have Your Stuff

Car Robbed Lately? Kent Police Department May Have Your Stuff

The Kent Police Department has created a website showcasing photos of 160 recovered stolen items including electronics, wallets, purses, backpacks, stereos, baby clothes and even a wedding dress; some... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Sails Into The Sunset For Hospitality House & Des Moines Food Bank

Three Tree Point Yacht Club Sails Into The Sunset For Hospitality House & Des Moines Food Bank

by Janet Grella In their 4th annual Mid-Summer Social, members of the Three Tree Point Yacht Club are raising money for Hospitality House. “We hope to raise $8,000 which will support four women through... [Read more]

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

Burien Parks produced this video, which showcases area seniors who took part the first ever regional Wii Bowling League Tournament between participating senior centers on Jan. 7th: The virtual non-gutter... [Read more]

Espresso Stand Robber Wanted; Have You Seen This Man?

Espresso Stand Robber Wanted; Have You Seen This Man?

According to KOMO News, the man in the police sketch above is the suspect in a series of area espresso stand robberies (including some in the Burien area) and anyone with information regarding him is... [Read more]

The B-Town Blog’s Top 10 Stories For Burien 2008

The B-Town Blog’s Top 10 Stories For Burien 2008

Everyone and their brother’s mother do “Year In Review” stories, and since this is the first year we’ve ever reviewed on The B-Town Blog, we figured we oughta give it a shot as... [Read more]